Last night the Business of Fashion (BoF) and its founder Imran Amed celebrated its third annual #BoF500 with a special dinner and party during London Fashion Week. The Business of Fashion 500 (#BoF500) celebrates the 500 most influential people shaping the global fashion industry.

The 2015 edition marks the platform's third annual list, and brings with it 103 new entrants to the BoF 500. Gucci's new golden boy Alessandro Michele, Amal Clooney, and Instagram founder Kevin Systrom included. From the Middle East, Ahmad Al Sayed, the chief executive of the Qatar Investment Authority is featured as is D’NA owner, Saudi Deena Aljuhani Abdulaziz. Dr. Amina Al Rustamani, Dubai’s fashion council founder also made an appearance for the first time. The chief executive of the Al Tayer Group – Khalid Al Tayer, was also honoured for his involvement in the UAE retail scene once again, alongside the Chalhoub Group’s Patrick Chalhoub. 

Step inside the celebratory party thrown to honour the 2015 BoF 500 via the gallery and discover the full list of influencers here.

BoF500 Gala Dinner & Party

Mary Katrantzou

BoF500 Gala Dinner & Party

Roksanda Ilincic

BoF500 Gala Dinner & Party

Imran Amed, Alice Temperley

BoF500 Gala Dinner & Party

 Natalie Massenet, Dee Ocleppo and Elizabeth Saltzman 

BoF500 Gala Dinner & Party

    • Linda Fargo, Gianvito Rossi

BoF500 Gala Dinner & Party

Renzo Rosso, Dee Ocleppo and Tommy Hilfiger

BoF500 Gala Dinner & Party

Ella Catliff

BoF500 Gala Dinner & Party

Sarah Crook and Christopher Kane 

BoF500 Gala Dinner & Party

Rocky Barnes, Ben Pundole

BoF500 Gala Dinner & Party

Rhodes

BoF500 Gala Dinner & Party

Marco Bizzari, Alexa Chung and Stuart Mille

BoF500 Gala Dinner & Party

 Sophia Sanchez, Alexandre de Betak and Pierre-Yves Roussel 

BoF500 Gala Dinner & Party

 Imran Amed, Lucky Blue Smith 

BoF500 Gala Dinner & Party

Caroline Rush and Jonathan Saunders 

BoF500 Gala Dinner & Party

 Vanessa Coyle, Justin Padgett and Christine Centenera 

BoF500 Gala Dinner & Party

 Imran Amed, Glenda Bailey 

BoF500 Gala Dinner & Party

 Peter Pilotto & Christopher de Vos