The 50 Most Influential Creative Forces Working in Fashion Today

Photo: Mert & Marcus/TrendLand Developed by INDUSTRIE magazine for their second issue which comes out later this month, editors Jen...

Developed by INDUSTRIE magazine for their second issue which comes out later this month, editors Jens Grede and Erik Torstensson deem this as a “celebration of creativity in fashion.”

After the first draft of the list was developed, they sought feedback from fashion insiders and peers, and re-iterated the list several times.

1. Mert Alaş and Marcus Piggott, photographers
2. Phoebe Philo, Creative Director of Céline
3. Nicolas Ghesquiere, Creative Director of Balenciaga
4. Central Saint Martins, Fashion School
5. Miuccia Prada, Designer of Prada
6. Tom Ford, Designer and Film Director
7. Nicola Formichetti, Stylist and Creative Director of Thierry Mugler
8. Riccardo Tisci, Creative Director of Givenchy
9. The French Vogue Gang (Emmanuelle Alt, Carine Roitfeld, and Anastasia Barbieri)
10. Joe McKenna, Stylist
11. Marc Jacobs, Designer
12. Karl Lagerfeld, Designer
13. Fabien Baron, Art Director
14. Katie Grand, Stylist and Fashion Journalist
15. Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin, Photographers
16. Rei Kawakubo and Adrian Joffe, Designers
17. Etienne Russo, Producer and Founder of Villa Eugénie
18. Karl Templer,
19. Rick Owens, Designer
20. Guido Palau, Hair Stylist
21. Steven Meisel, Photographer
22. Alexander Wang, Designer
23. Stefano Tonchi, Editor-in-Chief of W
24. Nicholas Kirkwood, Shoe Designer
25. M/M Paris
26. Joerg Koch, Editor-in-Chief
27. Kate and Laura Mulleavy, Designers of Rodarte
28. Olivier Rizzo and Willy Vanderperre
29. Pacal Dangin, Digital Artist
30. Peter Phillips, Creative Director of Chanel Make-Up
31. Burberry Online
32. David Sims, Photographer
33. Alber Elbaz, Designer of Lanvin
34. Net-a-Porter
35. Cathy Horyn, Fashion Journalist
36. Christopher Kane, Designer
37. Jenna Lyons, President and Executive Creative Director of J.Crew
38. Raf Simons, Designer
39. Panos Yiapanis, Stylist
40. Sam Gainsbury and Anna Whiting, Producers
41. Sally Singer, Editor-in-Chief of T: The New York Times Style Magazine
42. Jop van Bennekom & Gert Jonkers, Editors
43. Terry Richardson, Photographer
44. Opening Ceremony
45. Peter Marino, Architect and Designer
46. Olivier Zahm, Purple Magazine
47. Kate Lanphear, Style Director of American Elle
48. Jonathan Newhouse, Chairman of Condé Nast International
49. Simon Doonan, Creative Director of Barneys
50. Luis Venegas, Editor and Publisher


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