Steven M. L. Aronson has written for Vanity Fair, Vogue, New York, and Esquire among other publications. His previous books are Hype and Savage Grace, which was adapted for a film starring Julianne Moore and Eddie Redmayne.
An illustrator from New York, Avillez has illustrated for clients such as Vogue, Vice, Bon Appetit, the New York Times, Vanity Fair, and New York magazine, among other publications. She also illustrated Lena Dunham’s 1 New York Times Bestseller, Not That Kind of Girl.
A former reporter for WWD, Vogue editor, and editor-in-chief of Harper’s Bazaar, Betts is a contributor to Time and The Daily Beast.
Vogue’s International Editor-at-Large, Bowles was previously Vogue’s European Editor-at-Large and a creative consultant for The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Ruth Brandon was a trainee producer for the BBC, working in radio and television after reading French and Spanish at Girton College, Cambridge. But she found she preferred writing, and moved to freelance journalism, and eventually to books. Ruth is primarily a non-fiction writer, using biography to look at social and cultural history through individual lives. Ruth lives in London. She is married, with one daughter.
Critically acclaimed author Mark Braude is a former postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University, where he was also a lecturer in the departments of Art History, History, and French. He
will be the Spring 2020 Visiting Fellow at the American Library in Paris and was named a 2017-2018 Public Scholar by the National Endowment for the Humanities. His writing has appeared in The Globe and Mail, The Los
Angeles Times, and The New Republic.
Amanda Brooks is the author of I Love Your Style, Always Pack a Party Dress, and Farm From Home. She was a contributing editor at Conde Nast Traveler and Architectural Digest and has written for the New York Times Magazine, The Wall Street Journal,Vogue, and Men’s Vogue, where she wrote the popular online column “In Her Eyes.” The former fashion director of Barneys New York and creative director of Tuleh, she has appeared on Today, The Early Show, and National Public Radio. She lives with her husband and two children in Oxfordshire, England.
Maggie Bullock is a journalist and former Condé Nast editor who covers the worlds of fashion, retail, and celebrity for The New York Times, Vanity Fair, Elle, and Vogue among many other national publications.
A decorative artist who lives in New York City, Derian is America’s leading practitioner of decoupage. Derian’s works have been sold at more than 700 high-end boutiques and department stores around the world, and his artistry has been featured in the New York Times, House and Garden, Country Living, and the Wall Street Journal, among other publications. His John Derian Picture Book was a New York Times bestseller.
Mark Ellison has worked as a carpenter, mostly in and around New York City, for nearly four decades. His work has won numerous awards, and he is widely considered one of the top carpenters in New York.
Morgan Falconer is a Program Director at Sotheby's Institute of Art in New York. He previously worked as a journalist and critic for newspapers and magazines including The Times, The Economist, Art in America and Frieze. His most recent book is Painting Beyond Pollock.
Best known as the costume designer on Sex and the City, Patricia Field is a designer, stylist, boutique owner, and fashion icon. For her work on The Devil Wears Prada, she was nominated for an Academy Award, and for her work on Sex and the City, she’s been nominated for five and won one Emmy Award.
Winner of the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for criticism, Givhan is the fashion editor for The Washington Post. She’s formerly a fashion correspondent and fashion critic for Newsweek and The Daily Beast. Givhan’s The Battle of Versailles is under option to HBO.
Glamour magazine reaches more than 12 million readers each month and outsells more than 98 percent of magazines on the newsstand today.
Michael M. Grynbaum is a media correspondent for The New York Times, covering the intersection of business, culture and politics. Since starting at The Times as an intern, he has served as City Hall bureau chief, Metro political writer, transportation reporter and economics writer during the 2008 financial crisis.
A former European editor for W, Kerwin Jenkins is a contributor to Vogue. Her Encyclopedia of the Exquisite was one of Barnes and Noble’s Best 25 Books of 2010.
Betsey Johnson is an iconic punk rock American fashion designer. She got her start dressing the Velvet Underground, Edie Sedgwick, and other members of Andy Warhol’s factory. She went on form her own brand in the 1970s, had 65 clothing stores throughout the US, and now her clothing retails in major department stores in the US and in more than 14 countries around the world.
An Emmy-winning television star, celebrity stylist, and fashion designer, Kressley is also the author of YOU’RE DIFFERENT AND THAT’S SUPER and OFF THE CUFF, which was a New York Times bestseller.
Amy Larocca is the Fashion Editor-at-Large at New York Magazine, where she has worked in a variety of roles since 2000. She edits the magazine’s two annual fashion issues, writes on fashion and other subjects, and is working on a book about the wellness movement to be published in 2020.
A bi-weekly magazine, New York covers life, culture, politics, and style with a particular emphasis on New York City. In the past decade, New York has won 34 National Magazine Awards, including six General Excellence awards.
An online magazine for teenage girls, Rookiemag.com received more than one million page views within six days of its debut in 2011. It was founded by eighteen-year-old media entrepreneur, writer, actor, and tastemaker Tavi Gevinson.
Jonathan Van Meter is a contributing editor at Vogue magazine; contributing editor at New York magazine; creator and founding editor-in-chief of Vibe magazine, owned in partnership by Quincy Jones and Time Warner, from 1992-1994; executive producer of Let’s Get Frank (2003), a documentary about former U.S. Representative Barney Frank; and author of the acclaimed book The Last Good Time (Crown Publishing Group).
Co-president and chief creative officer of the Entertainment Group of Guggenheim Media, Min is in charge of Billboard and The Hollywood Reporter. She was formerly the Editor-in-Chief of US Weekly and a writer for People and In Style.
Fashion designer and culture icon, Mizrahi is the recipient of multiple CFDA awards and has designed clothes for film, theater, dance, and opera. He was the subject of the documentary film Unzipped, and currently stars as a judge on Project Runway: All-Stars. Beyond the fashion world, he performed in an off-Broadway cabaret show called Les MiZrahi and directed a recent production of "Peter and the Wolf" at the Guggenheim Museum. He is a regular host on E! and QVC, for which he launched a lifestyle collection in 2012.
Adam Moss spent 15 years at New York magazine and New York Media as editor-in-chief. During his tenure, New York won 41 National Magazine Awards, including Magazine of the Year. Prior to New York, Moss was the editor of The New York Times Magazine from 1998 to 2004, and later oversaw the Magazine, Book Review and Culture and Style sections. He was elected to the Magazine Editors’ Hall of Fame in 2019.
A writer-at-large for Vanity Fair, Reginato has written for Architectural Digest, Harper’s Bazaar, and Sotheby’s, among other publications. He also worked as Features Director at W Magazine.
A former fashion editor of Vanity Fair and The New Yorker, Roberts is an artist, illustrator, photographer, and stylist whose work also appears in Tatler, Italian Vogue, and other international publications.
Stylist, creative director, and illustrator, Schelter’s work has been published in Vogue, Style.com, Vanity Fair, The New York Times Magazine, among other publications. She owns Kate Schelter, LLC, a full service agency specializing in branding, creative direction, styling, illustration, events, and image consulting.
Amber Share is an illustrator and hand lettering artist whose work is inspired by her love of the outdoors and her dry and often punny sense of humor. She is best known for her Subpar Parks series, which juxtaposes beautiful illustrations of National Parks alongside hand-lettered text of their negative reviews, and her work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, NPR,The Boston Globe and O Magazine.
The agent and professional partner of legendary photographer Richard Avedon, Norma Stevens, in collaboration with journalist Steven M. L. Aronson, tells the compelling story of Avedon's life and career.
Celebrity interior designer, HGTV alum and regular columnist for HGTV magazine and The Washington Post, Yip has made over countless homes during his four seasons on TLC’s Trading Spaces and NBC’s Home Intervention.