WHAT IS THE PROMO 500
The $1 trillion fashion industry is formed by the ideas, emotions and actions of a core community of influential global insiders. The PROMO 500 is a professional index of the people making an impact in the global fashion industry, based on the hundreds of nominations received from current members of the PROMO 500, data analysis and months of research to unearth names from all corners of the globe.
Members of the #PROMO500
This year marks the 20th anniversary of Angela Missoni ’s reign at the head of the family owned Missoni house. During those two decades she has proven over and over again that there is always room for creativity, even within the confines of a house’s iconic DNA. In the case of Missoni, the brand’s hallmark colorful knitwear, in zigzag shades, has been the upbeat foundation for countless collection. Each one a master class in color blending, knitwear innovation and feel good fashion.
Emily Byrski is a micro influencer who’s positive attitude and candy colored blog empirestyleofmind.com is filled with posts from a young woman taking on the world, one adventure at a time. This includes a recent Instagram documented trip around Europe and her “New Girl in the City” discovery of New York City.
Singer Maria Gomez, who her fans know as Marre, is a rising star in her native country of Colombia and has already made inroads in the United States thanks to the heartfelt, relationship focused songs she writes. Gomez has also found an online outlet for her other creative interest on her Spanish language blog Marrefashion, where she talks about her love of music, fashion and beauty products.
Peter Simonsson, the founder and creative director of the luxury underwear brand The White Briefs, the mission is to get everyone back in touch with the beauty of what he likes to call “low-key high quality” underwear that is eco-friendly and feels good. The company, which launched in 2009, has now expanded into other comfy clothing basics. All of them have one thing in common, they are no fuss no muss fashion designed to make getting dressed the easiest thing in the world.
I’m always trying to reinvent existing ideas, whether it be working with emerging models, trying different styling or composition and sourcing new locations. Being different is what gets you noticed. Innovation keeps your creativity alive. If you keep shooting the same thing, you will never improve your style and will begin to get stale.
In the broad prospect of fashion and lifestyle, Promo Magazine had the opportunity to interview Tina Nikolovsk, who is a photographer and also the founder & director of Devojka Models in Australia. In this particular interview, we asked a series of questions in about her creative process and how she got her booming business off the ground. We are very happy to have met with the amazing Tina Nikolovsk. You can also find her latest editorial in our latest issue with her image on the front cover, be sure to purchase your copy and see what beautiful work Tina has produced. Take care everyone, and enjoy the read!