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NIC JONES

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  • OCCUPATION

    Founder, Rendez-Vous; Partner, Surface to Air

  • HOMETOWN

    Leeds, UK

  • CURRENT RESIDENCE

    Toronto, Canada

In addition to his partnership in much-acclaimed fashion brand Surface to Air, Mr. Jones launched Rendez-Vous in 2004. Rendez-Vous, a contemporary fashion trade show, has supported, hand selected and presented some of the best contemporary international collections in the world since its inception, including Henrik Vibskov, ACNE, Wood Wood, and Alexandre Hercovitch.

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.