BoF 500

The people shaping the global fashion industry

Supported by

Cecilia Morelli Parikh & Julie Leymarie

Co-Founders, Le Mill


They brought a pared-back European aesthetic to affluent Mumbai shoppers with their multi-brand home and fashion lifestyle stores.

Manish Arora

Designer, Manish Arora


With rich colour palettes and theatrical elements, Arora was among the first Indian designers to enter the global market.

Manish Malhotra

Designer, Manish Malhotra


The Bollywood favourite made his name as a costume designer, and hit a new milestone with a new Delhi store and record turnover.

Priyanka Chopra



The Bollywood actress is known throughout the global fashion industry for her recent Gap campaign directed by Edward Enninful, as well as a memorable appearance at the 2017 Met Gala.

Rahul Mishra

Designer, Rahul Mishra


The first Indian to win the Woolmark Prize, the spiritual designer is known for his use and support of traditional Indian handcrafts.


Ruchika Sachdeva

Creative Director, Bodice


The winner of the Woolmark prize has become a voice for a generation of women who favour sustainable and minimalist designs.

Sabyasachi Mukherjee

Designer, Sabyasachi


An industry darling in his native India, he has a thriving bridal business and blends traditional textiles with modern design.

Sonam K Ahuja



She has followed in her father’s footsteps as a Bollywood actor, become a face for L’Oréal and emerged as India’s most fashionable star.

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