Several rising stars in the fashion industry were singled out by Fast Company magazine in the 100 Most Creative People in Business for 2015 feature in its June issue.
Among those who made the cut were Greg Hoffman, vice president of global brand creative and experience for Nike, who ranked number 12; Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne, codesigners of Public School, who were numbers 34 and 35; Emily Weiss, founder of Glossier, a beauty company, at 66; Donald Robertson, senior vice president of global creative development for Estée Lauder, at number 76, and Isabella Rose Taylor, designer and founder of teen fashion firm Isabella Rose Taylor, who ranked 77th.
Twin brothers Byron and Dexter Peart, cofounders of Want Les Essentiels de la Vie, a Canadian accessories firm, were also named to the list, and came in at numbers 91 and 92.
Fast Company’s list this year spans the gamut from Internet entrepreneurs and surgeons to app developers.
Charles Arntzen, Regents’ professor at Arizona State University’s Center for Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology was ranked number one for his work developing a vaccine derived from tobacco plants that was used to treat Ebola victims.