The Innovators From All Realms of Creativity in the Spotlight

HB100 consists of the most prominent names in street culture who’ve tremendously contributed to the progression of their respective industries and practices this year.

HYPEBEAST’s editorial and social media team examined the accomplishments of previous members and new worthy up-and-comers with a fine-tooth comb to curate our comprehensive list. Significant achievements in the realms of fashion and business were taken into paramount consideration alongside breakthrough moments, collaborations and ever growing fanbase. Everyone from independent artists and musicians to fashion designers and star athletes are represented here, each of them proving that powerful cultural influences stems from the drive and creativity of the individual.

We present you the 2018 HB100.

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A$AP Rocky
A$AP Rocky
Musician
Aleali May
Aleali May
Stylist, Model
Alessandro Michele
Alessandro Michele
Creative Director at Gucci
Alexander Wang
Alexander Wang
Designer
Andrew Richardson
Andrew Richardson
Founder and Editor-in-Chief of 'Richardson Magazine'
Angelo Baque
Angelo Baque
Founder of AWAKE NY and Baque Creative
Antoine Asselin & Phil Lavoie
Antoine Asselin & Phil Lavoie
Co-founders of DIME MTL
Arthur Kar
Arthur Kar
Founder of L’art de l’automobile
Ava Nirui
Ava Nirui
Designer
Bajowoo
Bajowoo
Founder of 99%IS-
Bella Hadid
Bella Hadid
Model
Blondey McCoy
Blondey McCoy
Founder of Thames, Artist, Designer, Skater
Brendon Babenzien
Brendon Babenzien
Founder of Noah
Cali Thornhill DeWitt & Brendan Fowler
Cali Thornhill DeWitt & Brendan Fowler
Co-Founders of Some Ware
Carlo Rivetti
Carlo Rivetti
CEO of SPW and Creative Director of Stone Island
Chitose Abe
Chitose Abe
Founder and Creative Director of Sacai
Chris Gibbs
Chris Gibbs
Owner of UNION LA
Craig Green
Craig Green
Designer
Cynthia Lu
Cynthia Lu
Founder and Designer of Cactus Plant Flea Market
Daniel Arsham
Daniel Arsham
Artist
Daniëlle Cathari
Daniëlle Cathari
Designer
Demna Gvasalia
Demna Gvasalia
Creative Director of Balenciaga and Head Designer of Vetements
Don C
Don C
Designer and Founder of Just Don
Dr. Woo
Dr. Woo
Tattoo Artist
Drake
Drake
Musician
Easy Otabor
Easy Otabor
Founder of Infinite Archives
Edison Chen and Kevin Poon
Edison Chen and Kevin Poon
Co-Founders of CLOT and Juice
Erin Magee
Erin Magee
Founder of MadeMe, Director of Development and Production at Supreme
Errolson Hugh
Errolson Hugh
Co-Founder of ACRONYM
Fergus Purcell & Sofia Prantera
Fergus Purcell & Sofia Prantera
Co-Founders of Aries
Francesco Ragazzi
Francesco Ragazzi
Founder of Palm Angels and Artistic Director of Moncler
Glenn Martens
Glenn Martens
Designer
Heron Preston
Heron Preston
Designer
Hirofumi Kiyonaga
Hirofumi Kiyonaga
Founder of SOPH.
Hiroki Nakamura
Hiroki Nakamura
Founder of visvim
Hiroshi Fujiwara
Hiroshi Fujiwara
Designer, Musician
Imran Ciesay and Solomon Boyede
Imran Ciesay and Solomon Boyede
Co-Founders of Places+Faces
James Jebbia
James Jebbia
Founder of Supreme
Jerry Lorenzo
Jerry Lorenzo
Designer and Founder of Fear of God
Joerg and Maria Koch
Joerg and Maria Koch
Co-Founders of 032c
John Elliott
John Elliott
Designer
Jonathan Anderson
Jonathan Anderson
Designer
Jun Takahashi
Jun Takahashi
Founder of UNDERCOVER
Junya Watanabe
Junya Watanabe
Designer
Justin Saunders
Justin Saunders
Founder of JJJJound
KAWS
KAWS
Artist
Kanye West
Kanye West
Musician, Designer
Keizo Shimizu
Keizo Shimizu
Designer for Needles and Founder of NEPENTHES
Kiko Kostadinov
Kiko Kostadinov
Designer
Kim Jones
Kim Jones
Artistic Director of Dior Menswear
Kyle Ng
Kyle Ng
Co-Founder of Brain Dead
Lev Tanju and Gareth Skewis
Lev Tanju and Gareth Skewis
Co-Owners of Palace
Luca Benini
Luca Benini
Founder of Slam Jam
Maria Grazia Chiuri
Maria Grazia Chiuri
Artistic Director of Dior
Marine Serre
Marine Serre
Designer
Martine Rose
Martine Rose
Designer and Founder of Martine Rose
Masaaki Homma
Masaaki Homma
Founder of mastermind JAPAN
Masayuki Ino
Masayuki Ino
Designer and Founder for Doublet
Matthew Williams
Matthew Williams
Co-Founder of ALYX
Melody Ehsani
Melody Ehsani
Designer
Mini Swoosh
Mini Swoosh
Designer
Mitsuhiro Kubo
Mitsuhiro Kubo
Owner, Creative Director, Head Buyer of GR8 Tokyo
Miuccia Prada
Miuccia Prada
Head Designer of Prada
NIGO
NIGO
Founder of Human Made
Natalia Maczek
Natalia Maczek
Founder of MISBHV
Nick Knight
Nick Knight
Photographer and Founder of SHOWStudio
Olga Karput
Olga Karput
Founder of KM20
Pascaline Smets
Pascaline Smets
Fashion and Buying Director of SMETS
Pharrell Williams
Pharrell Williams
Musician and Designer
Raf Simons
Raf Simons
Designer, Chief Creative Officer of Calvin Klein
Ralph Lauren
Ralph Lauren
Founder of Ralph Lauren
Rami Atallah
Rami Atallah
Co-founder and CEO of SSENSE
Rei Kawakubo & Adrian Joffe
Rei Kawakubo & Adrian Joffe
Founder and President of COMME des GARCONS and Dover Street Market
Riccardo Tisci
Riccardo Tisci
Chief Creative Officer of Burberry
Richard and Laurie Lynn Stark
Richard and Laurie Lynn Stark
Co-Founders of Chrome Hearts
Rick Owens
Rick Owens
Designer
Rihanna
Rihanna
Musician and Designer
Ronnie Fieg
Ronnie Fieg
Founder of KITH
Samuel Ross
Samuel Ross
Founder of A-COLD-WALL*
Sarah Andelman
Sarah Andelman
Founder of Just an Idea
Sean Wotherspoon
Sean Wotherspoon
Co-founder of Round Two
Serena Williams
Serena Williams
Athlete and Designer
Shawn Yue
Shawn Yue
Founder of Madness
Shinsuke Takizawa
Shinsuke Takizawa
Founder of NEIGHBORHOOD
Simone Rocha
Simone Rocha
Designer
Sk8thing & Toby Feltwell
Sk8thing & Toby Feltwell
Co-founders of Cav Empt
Skepta
Skepta
Musician and Founder of MAINS
Stella McCartney
Stella McCartney
Designer
Takashi Murakami
Takashi Murakami
Artist
Teddy Santis
Teddy Santis
Founder of Aime Leon Dore
Tetsu Nishiyama
Tetsu Nishiyama
Founder of WTAPS
Tom Sachs
Tom Sachs
Artist
Travis Scott
Travis Scott
Musician
Tremaine Emory & Acyde
Tremaine Emory & Acyde
Co-Founders of No Vacancy Inn
Tyler, The Creator
Tyler, The Creator
Musician and Founder of Golf Wang
VERDY
VERDY
Designer and Artist
Virgil Abloh
Virgil Abloh
Founder of Off-White™ and Artistic Director of Louis Vuitton
Yohji Yamamoto
Yohji Yamamoto
Designer
Yoon & Verbal
Yoon & Verbal
Co-Founders of AMBUSH
Yuta Hosokawa
Yuta Hosokawa
Founder and Designer at READYMADE