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ABOUT TIM BLANKSTim Blanks has been an international fashion journalist since 1985, formerly for Fashion File, now as editor-at-large for Style.com. He writes regularly for a number of international magazines and newspapers including: Vogue, GQ, The Independent and Interview. Blanks was one of the guest curators on "Sample," Phaidon's global overview of new fashion. He also contributed to Steidl's monograph on Michael Roberts; the Dolce & Gabbana 20th anniversary menswear book; the catalogue for Alexander McQueen’s exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum and Walter van Beirendonck’s recent monograph. Blanks lives in London with his Jack Russells Annie and Stella.
3 WORDS TO DESCRIBE YOUR CAREER SO FAR:
Full of surprises.
YOUR 3 ALL-TIME FAVORITE FASHION SHOWS:
Claude Montana, John Galliano and Raf Simons.
THE MOST MEMORABLE INTERVIEW YOU HAVE EVER CONDUCTED:
YOUR MOST TREASURED POSSESSION:
Thousands and thousands of books.
YOUR GUILTY PLEASURE:
True crime stories.
THE SONG OR ALBUM THAT COULD BE THE SOUNDTRACK OF YOUR LIFE:
“Sweet Thing” by David Bowie.
YOUR FAVORITE CORNER OF THE WORLD:
YOUR FAVORITE POST-FASHION WEEK RETREAT:
YOUR FUNNIEST JOKE:
Ask Kevin Kollenda – something to do with three nuns at the gates of paradise.
YOUR NEXT PROJECT:
A book for Prestel about contemporary fashion photography.