Nic Jones knows more than a thing or two about fashion. The creative thinker with a flair for contemporary fashion has clocked up 25 years and counting in the fashion industry in London, Paris, New York and Toronto.

What would the title of your auto-biography be?
“Always Look on the Bright Side of Life.”

What can’t you travel without and why?
My wife. Why? She’s ace.

Where is your favorite travel destination?
It changes as you go through life, no? Now I love going back home to the north of England and out into the Yorkshire Dales. I went to Mexico for the first time this year, Sayulita – a sleepy surf spot, we’ll be going back. Fes in Morocco is amazing and Im a big fan of Vancouver.

If you could choose one person to show you “their New York City,” who would it be and why?
Christopher Walken. No explanation required really…

What or who inspired you recently and why?
My friends for working all hours and for nothing on an exhibition that we put on recently in Paris for charity. They know who they are. Thank you.