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DEREK BLASBERG

  • OCCUPATION

    Writer

  • HOMETOWN

    St. Louis, Missouri

  • CURRENT RESIDENCE

    TriBeCa

Born in St. Louis, Derek Blasberg has had his sights set on the big city for as long as he can remember - and it's paid off. His unfettering fashion focus has landed him his current gigs as Editor at Large of Harper's Bazaar, Editor of VMAN, and a Senior Editorship at Vmagazine - by the way, he also wrote a NYT Bestseller - Classy: Exceptional Advice for the Extremely Modern Lady is available everywhere you want to be.

 

WHAT WOULD THE TITLE OF YOUR AUTO-BIOGRAPHY BE? Fast and Louche

WHAT CAN’T YOU TRAVEL WITHOUT AND WHY? Books. Because I feel guilty reading the tabloids in the airplanes. I’m always afraid that if the plane crashes, the last thing I will have read will be gossip about Jessica Simpson’s weight battles.

WHERE IS YOUR FAVORITE TRAVEL DESTINATION? The Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri

IF YOU COULD CHOOSE ONE PERSON TO SHOW YOU “THEIR NEW YORK CITY”, WHO WOULD IT BE? Woody Allen…Duh.

WHAT OR WHO HAS INSPIRED YOU RECENTLY AND WHY? I have a crush on Missy Franklin