The man himself
It really is quite a feat when one looks forward to a show's review almost as much as the show itself, and in his hands, shows become something you feel like you've attended yourself and now understand intimately.
Tim being Tim - what a guyThis may sound silly but he's also very smart, and has a very lateral mind. So when designers cite lofty, intellectual inspiration for collections, Blanks can always tell us if/how it works. In a recent interview for Vice he said self-deprecatingly "I've always had Coles Notes approach to information. I know a tiny bit about a huge number of things". Which basically makes him the Stephen Fry of fashion! Somebody please get him on QI.
But before I get too gushy, let's finish with one of the videos he makes for style.com. Don't you just love the sly, kind of artificial way that he speaks? The succinct little descriptions he has for everything - they are quite practically poetic.
First photo by Jemal Countess from Getty Images