Khalid Al Tayer (United Arab Emirates) Chief Executive Retail, Al Tayer Group - The executive manages retail operations for luxury brands like Balenciaga and upmarket retailers like Harvey Nichols in the UAE. 2013 | 2014 | 2015

Khalid Al Tayer is One of the 500 People Shaping the Global Fashion Industry in 2017

Khalid Al Tayer (United Arab Emirates) Chief Executive Retail, Al Tayer Group - The executive manages retail operations for luxury brands like Balenciaga and upmarket retailers like Harvey Nichols in the UAE.

Eva Kruse (Denmark) CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND PRESIDENT, DANISH FASHION INSTITUTE AND COPENHAGEN FASHION WEEK  - The ex-editor founded the sustainability-focused Copenhagen Fashion Summit, which is now a global event attended by representatives from 50 nations. 2016

Eva Kruse is One of the 500 People Shaping the Global Fashion Industry in 2017

Patrick Chalhoub (United Arab Emirates) Chief Executive, Chalhoub Group - He jointly leads the largest Middle Eastern luxury distribution group, handling operations for clients like Louis Vuitton and Dior. 2013 | 2014 | 2015

Patrick Chalhoub is One of the 500 People Shaping the Global Fashion Industry in 2017

Patrick Chalhoub (United Arab Emirates) Chief Executive, Chalhoub Group - He jointly leads the largest Middle Eastern luxury distribution group, handling operations for clients like Louis Vuitton and Dior.

Mica Arganaraz (Argentina) Model - A Prada muse and i-D cover star, the Argentinian’s shaggy fringe and strong jawline have made her a model to watch. 2015

Mica Arganaraz is One of the 500 People Shaping the Global Fashion Industry in 2017

Mica Arganaraz (Argentina) Model - A Prada muse and i-D cover star, the Argentinian’s shaggy fringe and strong jawline have made her a model to watch.

Peter Dundas (Norway) OUTGOING CREATIVE DIRECTOR, ROBERTO CAVALLI - After a brief homecoming at Cavalli following his tenure at Pucci, the Norwegian designer has departed again. 2015 | 2016

Peter Dundas is One of the 500 People Shaping the Global Fashion Industry in 2017

Peter Dundas (Norway) OUTGOING CREATIVE DIRECTOR, ROBERTO CAVALLI - After a brief homecoming at Cavalli following his tenure at Pucci, the Norwegian designer has departed again. 2015 | 2016

Guram Gvasalia (Giorgia) CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, VETEMENTS - The Georgian-born businessman has shaken up the luxury industry with the subversive brand he runs with his brother. 2016

Guram Gvasalia is One of the 500 People Shaping the Global Fashion Industry in 2017

Guram Gvasalia Announces Secret Vetements Pop-Up & New Collaborative Shoe Release

Eva Chen (Taiwan/United State) HEAD OF FASHION PARTNERSHIPS, INSTAGRAM - The former Condé Nast editor acts as the go-between for the Silicon Valley social media company and the notoriously clubby world of fashion. 2016

Eva Chen is One of the 500 People Shaping the Global Fashion Industry in 2017

The former Condé Nast editor acts as the go-between for the Silicon Valley social media company and the notoriously clubby world of fashion.

Juan Carlos Escribano (Mexico) CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, EL PALACIO DE HIERRO - At the helm of Mexico's most prestigious department store group, the executive is reshaping luxury retail in Mexico.  2016

Juan Carlos Escribano is One of the 500 People Shaping the Global Fashion Industry in 2017

At the helm of Mexico's most prestigious department store group, the executive is reshaping luxury retail in Mexico.

Lineisy Montero (Anguilla/ Bosnia and Herzegowina/ Dominican republic) MODEL - The Dominican model is a runway favourite and has appeared in campaigns for Prada and Chanel. 2016

Lineisy Montero is One of the 500 People Shaping the Global Fashion Industry in 2017

Lineisy Montero (Anguilla/ Bosnia and Herzegowina/ Dominican republic) MODEL - The Dominican model is a runway favourite and has appeared in campaigns for Prada and Chanel.

Dr. Amina Al Rustamani (United Arab Emirates) Group Chief Executive & Chairperson, TECOM & Dubai Design and Fashion Council - The fashion council founder nurtures Dubai's new talent and is masterminding the Emirate's design district. 2015

Dr. Amina Al Rustamani is One of the 500 People Shaping the Global Fashion Industry in 2017

Amina Al Rustamani (United Arab Emirates) Group Chief Executive & Chairperson, TECOM & Dubai Design and Fashion Council - The fashion council founder nurtures Dubai's new talent and is masterminding the Emirate's design district.

Carmen Busquets (Venezuela) Investor - The Venezuelan entrepreneur was an early investor in Net-a-Porter and now counts Lyst, Moda Operandi and Maiyet in her portfolio. 2013 | 2014

Carmen Busquets is One of the 500 People Shaping the Global Fashion Industry in 2014

Carmen Busquets (Venezuela) Investor - The Venezuelan entrepreneur was an early investor in Net-a-Porter and now counts Lyst, Moda Operandi and Maiyet in her portfolio.

Carolina Herrera (Venezuela) Designer, Carolina Herrera - One of the first ladies of fashion, her unflagging energy has seen her company expand internationally. 2013 | Hall of Fame

Carolina Herrera is One of the 500 People Shaping the Global Fashion Industry in 2017

Carolina Herrera (Venezuela) Designer, Carolina Herrera - One of the first ladies of fashion, her unflagging energy has seen her company expand internationally.

Maria Luisa Poumaillou (Venezuela) 1953 - 2015 - The late legendary buyer was renowned for her alternative, elegant taste, honed in her famous Parisian boutique, which was later incorporated into department store Printemps. 2013 | 2014 | Hall of Fame

Maria Luisa Poumaillou is One of the 500 People Shaping the Global Fashion Industry in 2017

Maria Luisa Poumaillou (Venezuela) 1953 - 2015 - The late legendary buyer was renowned for her alternative, elegant taste, honed in her famous Parisian boutique, which was later incorporated into department store Printemps.

Rodrigo Bazan (Argentina) President, Alexander Wang - The Argentinian-born executive spent years at LVMH brands and is the first appointed president of Alexander Wang’s label. 2013 | 2014 | 2015

Rodrigo Bazan is One of the 500 People Shaping the Global Fashion Industry in 2017

Rodrigo Bazan (Argentina) President, Alexander Wang - The Argentinian-born executive spent years at LVMH brands and is the first appointed president of Alexander Wang’s label.

Nadja Swarovski (Austria/United State) Member of the Executive Board, Swarovski - A century after her family founded their crystal business, she took the reins and lent it fashion credentials with designer collaborations. 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016

Nadja Swarovski is One of the 500 People Shaping the Global Fashion Industry in 2017

Nadja Swarovski (Austria/United State) Member of the Executive Board, Swarovski - A century after her family founded their crystal business, she took the reins and lent it fashion credentials with designer collaborations.

Peter Pilotto & Christopher de Vos (Austria/Belgium) Designers, Peter Pilotto - The commercially savvy young upstarts have gained a cult following for their vibrant, digital prints. 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016

Peter Pilotto & Christopher de Vos Are Among the 500 People Shaping the Global Fashion Industry in 2016

Peter Pilotto & Christopher de Vos is One of the 500 People Shaping the Global Fashion Industry in 2016

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