The most influential new yorkers in fashion

1. Anna Wintour.
Editor-in-chief, Vogue.
the name is pretty self explaining

2. Peter Marino
he has designed many high-end boutiques in new york, from fendi, to Louis Vuitton, to Dior, Armani, etc.

3. Kim France
Editor-in-chief, Lucky

4. Ralph Lauren
CEO, Polo Ralph Lauren

5. Marc Jacobs
Head designer, Marc Jacobs International
Creative director, Louis Vuitton

6. Terry Lundgren
CEO, Federated Department Stores
He controls 850 stores (Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s, Marshall Field’s, Famous Barr, Filene’s, Foley’s, Meier & Frank, etc)

7.Mary Catalina
Vintage dealer
Designers like Oscar de la Renta and Anna Sui turn to Catalina’s vast, well-organized collection of vintage clothes and fabric swatches for inspiration (occasionally putting the piece itself on the runway), which means that right now, somewhere in her studio is what you’ll be wearing next spring.

8. Marc Ecko
Founder, Ecko Unlimited

9. Julie Gilhart
Fashion director, Barneys New York

10. Andrew Rosen and Elie Tahari
Founders, Theory

11. Thom Browne
Designer, Thom Browne New York

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