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Tim Gunn

Advisory Board
Fashion Design
Author, TV personality, and Chief Creative Officer Liz Claiborne, Inc.

Make it work.”

If the phrases “Make it work,” and “It’s a little costumey,” are now a part of the culture, it speaks to Tim Gunn’s influence as on–air mentor on TV show Project Runway. Before the show, Gunn served as Chair of the Department of Fashion Design at Parsons The New School for Design and was a vital part of the Parsons community for more than 23 years, where he also served as Associate Dean. As current Chief Creative Officer at Liz Claiborne, Inc., Gunn leads the brand’s creative process including attracting and retaining talent.

Gunn is the author of Tim Gunn: A Guide to Quality, Taste & Style (Abrams Image). His TV show Tim Gunn's Guide to Style ran for two seasons on Bravo network. A New Yorker, Gunn is known for his classic style and his ability to deliver incisive criticism with a gentle touch.

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