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How Kim Kardashian Is Changing the Fashion Industry. Founder of Zara fashion chain overtakes Bill Gates to become world's richest man. The Spanish founder of the Zara fashion chain has overtaken Bill Gates to become the world's richest man.

Founder of Zara fashion chain overtakes Bill Gates to become world's richest man

Amancio Ortega's personal fortune leapt by $1.7billion this week to $79.5billion - taking the Inditex owner past the Microsoft co-founder's estimated $78.5billion. Already Europe's richest man, the 80-year-old - whose glamorous daughter Marta is expected to take over management of the business - now tops the global list. Scroll down for video. Business of Fashion Names the Top 20 Fashion Industry Bigwigs. As we approach the start of fashion month, we asked the founder and CEO of Business of Fashion, Imran Amed, to curate a list of his own Beautiful People.

Business of Fashion Names the Top 20 Fashion Industry Bigwigs

Below, Amed highlights the top 20 movers and shakers in the fashion industry. 1. Antoine Arnault, Managing Director of Berluti and Chairman of Loro Piana Photo by Benjamin Lozovsky/BFA.com 2. Fashion brands struggling to find the right social influencers. Social media influencers are fast becoming brands’ go-to option for generating trust and credibility among young consumers.

Fashion brands struggling to find the right social influencers

According to a new report by Fashion and Beauty Monitor in association with Econsultancy – both sister brands of Marketing Week – 57% of marketers and business owners in the fashion and beauty sectors use influencers as part of their marketing strategy, with an additional 21% looking to introduce this type of activity over the next 12 months. The growing authority of online commentators and YouTube stars such as Zoella has given rise to this new breed of peer-to-peer brand ambassador.

The fact that 41% of respondents have been collaborating with online content creators for three years or more, in what is considered a maturing space, also suggests fashion and beauty firms are ahead of the curve in their use of influencer marketing. “It’s important brands understand that influencers have the following they do because people trust them and their opinion,” she says. Kylie Jenner, Anna Ewers, Tyga, Zoe Kravitz Star in Alexander Wang Fall 2016 Ads - Alexander Wang Teases Fall 2016 Campaign on Instagram.

Alexander Wang / Instagram Alexander Wang shared the first look of his fall 2016 campaign this morning, and once again the designer chose a lineup of cool, young stars.

Kylie Jenner, Anna Ewers, Tyga, Zoe Kravitz Star in Alexander Wang Fall 2016 Ads - Alexander Wang Teases Fall 2016 Campaign on Instagram

Among them are Kylie Jenner, Tyga, Zoe Kravitz, and Wang favorite Anna Ewers. The brand teased this season's ads with minimalistic Polaroid photos on Instagram, revealing 23 faces slated to appear in the campaign. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below. Michael Kors in Conversation. Laura Trott proves that dedication to sport and a love for the stylish things in life can go hand-in-hand. Fast fashion online business have made a fortune for owners of businesses like Zara — Quartz. In its first seven years of existence, Uber has irked cities, flouted regulators, and petrified whole industries.

Fast fashion online business have made a fortune for owners of businesses like Zara — Quartz

It has yet to make money but is worth a fifth more than BMW and almost a third more than General Motors, both the owners of tons of futuristic technology, tens of billions of dollars in capital equipment, and big profits. In recent deals resembling famous speculative bubbles, rich investors eager for a piece of this juggernaut have poured hundreds of millions of dollars into custom funds that provide exposure to Uber but no equity or financial disclosure. Which is to say that investors have made a one-way, uber-bullish bet on Uber, forecasting that the company will be at the center of an utter transformation of our collective lifestyle.

Kendall Jenner Is Our September Issue Cover Girl. She transcended childhood TV infamy, the paparazzi—even her own famous family.

Kendall Jenner Is Our September Issue Cover Girl

Never content to merely keep up, Kendall Jenner is simply owning it. On a Tuesday morning in June I meet Kendall Jenner in the lobby of her high-rise in Westwood, that weird part of L.A. that seems to want to be part of a different city, like Dallas or Atlanta. The neighborhood is sandwiched between Beverly Hills and Brentwood, and for most of the Angelenos I know, it is just a dreary canyon of ugly condominiums that one must drive through to get to the groovier shores of Venice or Malibu. Kendall, who grew up in the Valley, bought a two-bedroom condo here for $1.4 million with her own money when she turned eighteen, partly as a way to announce her independence from the Kardashians of Calabasas—and her building looks nothing like the monstrosities nearby. The 25 most powerful people in fashion. Fashion You've landed on our old Fashion site Visit our new Fashion or Beauty sites for the latest articles Paris Fashion Week 2016 High Street Hits Latest Fashion News.

The 25 most powerful people in fashion

How Fashion Is Framing Olympic Athletes for Rio 2016. LONDON, United Kingdom — “Fashion doesn’t exist in a vacuum,” says British Vogue’s deputy editor Emily Sheffield.

How Fashion Is Framing Olympic Athletes for Rio 2016

“It’s a part of everyday conversation [so] Vogue has always focused on a wide variety of personalities: performers, writers, artists, politicians — and sportsmen and women too.” Called “Fighting Talk,” Sheffield’s recent feature of British female champion boxer Nicola Adams is just one of the many examples of glossy magazines around the world giving Olympic athletes a spotlight in recent months.