Derek Blasberg is a New York Times best-selling author and fashion editor. He was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, and attended New York University, graduating with degrees in Journalism and Dramatic Literature. His career started as an assistant at Vogue, and from there he contributed to many of the fashion industry’s most imminent magazines, including Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, The New York Times, The London Sunday Times, W and Interview. He is currently the Editor at Large of Harper’s Bazaar, as well as V and VMan, the fashion magazines published by the art collective Visionaire.
In 2008, Blasberg edited the book "Influence" by Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen. In 2010, Blasberg published a best selling book of humorous essays called "Classy: Exceptional Advice for the Extremely Modern Lady." In 2011, "Very Classy," an expanded reissue of that book, was published. The book was translated into several languages and published in countries in Asia, South America and Europe. Blasberg is based in New York where he lives with his dog, Monster.