Derek Blasberg reigns when it comes to fashion and 21st century etiquette. The fashion writer, editor and best-selling author has become the watchword on a number of culture topics. As Editor-at-large at Harper’s Bazaar, VMAN, and V Magazine, Derek has collaborated with seemingly every luminary in the industry including Karl Lagerfeld, David Bailey and Marilyn Minter. Here, Blasberg shares his favorite things with us...
Item I own that gets better with age: My Louis Vuitton luggage
Best vintage buy: An embroidered vintage Dior cummerbund. It is the one and only thing I ever bought on eBay.
Place I love to visit that’s rich in history: Paris. Always Paris.
My secret to looking timeless: When in doubt, wear a shirt with a collar.
Most powerful photo I’ve ever seen: Anything taken by Inez + Vinoodh.
Favorite vintage fashion trend: Men in hats.
Smell that makes me feel most nostalgic: CK One reminds me of my childhood.
What I’m currently coveting: Cartier watch.
Best advice I’ve ever received: "Rome wasn't built in a day."
Music that always takes me back: Johnny Cash, Ricky Martin and the Evita soundtrack.
Film that I can watch over and over again: Cabaret
Favorite family recipe: My family went out more than we cooked.
Blog I’m currently addicted to: Dlisted.com
I couldn’t live without: My dog, Monster
Words to dress by: "Feel good, look good."