Every year, starting from 2013 The business of fashion declares 500 persons, shaping the global fashion industry. There are as many, as 96 new names in the list of 2018! The fashion photographer Aleksi Lubomirski; the head of Modern Meadow company, growing leather in test tube, Andras Forgacs; the head of Model Alliance organization, which protects women’s rights in fashion industry, Sarah Zaff and many other persons were included there.
This year BoF honors the persons, changing rules, seeking crisis recovery and responding promptly to urgent industry and society requests. Thus, Kalpona Akter, who is an activist on protection of rights of women, workers of textile industry in Bangladesh became a new heroine of 2018.
Besides, 32 new names were included in Hall of Fame, with Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors, Phoebe Philo, Miucca Prada and Natalie Massenet among them.
A complete list of BoF-500 heroes for this year is presented here.