BoF 500

The people shaping the global fashion industry

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Alessandro Dell'Acqua

Creative Director, Rochas, Founder, No. 21


With his masculine-meets-feminine aesthetic, this designer is experiencing a resurgence after 20 years in the business.

Alessandro Michele

Creative Director, Gucci


The surprise choice for Gucci creative director re-energised the historic house in a matter of months.

Alessandro Sartori

Artistic Director, Ermenegildo Zegna


Having helped triple Berluti's revenues during his five year tenure, the designer now oversees all brands and creative functions at the world’s largest menswear brand.

Andrea Panconesi

Chief Executive, Luisa Via Roma


The cutting-edge retailer reinvented luxury merchandising and precise editing, drawing four million hits a month to the website.

Angela Missoni

Creative Director, Missoni


Now at the helm of the knitwear label founded by her parents, she has continued her family legacy in colourful geometric patterns.

Angelo Flaccavento



One of the industry’s most respected writers, the Sicilian has brought an informed and artful prose to fashion journalism.

Anna dello Russo



The renowned fashion editor is a colourful street-style fixture and creative consultant to a number of magazines and brands.

Antonia Giacinti & Maurizio Purificato

Founders, Antonia


The power couple behind one of Milan’s most successful multi-brand boutiques is taking their model to department stores and Asia.

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