BoF 500

The people shaping the global fashion industry

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Daria Veledeeva

Editor-in-Chief, Harper’s Bazaar Russia


She was editor-in-chief of four publications before turning 30 and is now leading Russia’s oldest fashion magazine.

Dasha Zhukova

Editor-in-Chief, Garage Magazine


Following Vice’s acquisition of Garage in July 2016, she has emerged as a powerful behind-the-scenes player connecting fashion with the media empire as it sets its sights on the industry.

Ekaterina Mukhina

Editor-in-Chief, Elle Russia


The one-time stylist is emerging as an influential voice in her native Russia.

Evelina Khromtchenko

TV-host & Writer


As a career broadcaster, she edited L’Officiel Russia for a decade, launched a PR agency, and now has a burgeoning digital presence.

Gosha Rubchinskiy

Designer, Gosha Rubchinskiy


His gritty approach to fashion design has made him a poster child for post-Soviet youth culture.

Hatulia Avsadjanashvili

General Manager, Babochka


Her family’s stores and monobrand boutiques for Chanel, Fendi, Giorgio Armani and Valentino lead the St Petersburg fashion retail sector.

Khaled Jamil

Chief Executive, JamilCo


Chief executive of one of Russia’s leading distributors of high fashion, whose clients include Salvatore Ferregamo, Sonia Rykiel and Burberry.

Kris Grikaite



Since being signed on as a Prada exclusive for Spring 2017, Grikaite has appeared in the brand’s campaigns, and various Vogue editions.

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