Tim Gunn is an Emmy Award-winning television personality, fashion industry icon and New York Times Bestselling author. He became a household name as co-host and mentor for 16 seasons of Lifetime’s Project Runway, alongside Heidi Klum. In 2013, he and Klum won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality Competition Program. The iconic duo reunited to co-create and co-host Amazon’s design competition series, Making The Cut. In addition to his television prowess, he is an accomplished business executive, serving as the Chief Creative Officer at Liz Claiborne, Inc. and Fashion Dean at Fifth & Pacific, where he was responsible for attracting, retaining and developing the creative talent within their portfolio of brands.
Gunn began his fashion career at Parsons School of Design, serving as a member of the administration and faculty for 29 years. As the Chair of the Department of Fashion Design at Parsons, he was charged with retooling and invigorating the curriculum for the 21st century. Under his direction, the department was repositioned as the indisputable leader in fashion design education in America and as one of only a handful of leading programs in the world. Upon leaving Parsons, Gunn received the title of Honorary Chair of Fashion Design at the school.
Gunn is a New York Times best-selling author penning, Tim Gunn: A Guide to Quality, Taste and Style, Gunn’s Golden Rules: Life’s Little Lessons for Making It Work, and Tim Gunn’s Fashion Bible: The Fascinating History of Everything in Your Closet. His most recent book, The Natty Professor: A Master Class on Mentoring, Motivating, and Making It Work!, imparts valuable insights from his personal experiences on themes like truth-telling, empathy, teaching and learning.
In addition to authoring multiple books, Gunn has written for publications like Elle, Seventeen, People, Marie Claire and Fortune and has had interviews featured in The New York Times, Entertainment Weekly and Fast Company, among others. He has covered the red carpet at the Academy Awards, Emmy Awards and Golden Globes for The Today Show, Entertainment Tonight, and ABC.
Throughout his career, Gunn has fought to ban the use of fur in fashion, joining forces with PETA to support fur ban bills in New York City and California. From his time at Parsons to his work on Project Runway and Making The Cut, he has played a pivotal role in carving a space for the LGBTQ+ community in the fashion industry and beyond.
Gunn speaks to audiences all over the world about his years of experience in fashion, lifestyle design, education, and mentorship, sharing valuable lessons for ‘Making it Work’ in business, relationships, and life.
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Tim Gunn is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Television & Film, Business and Creativity. Please contact us for live or virtual event fee details. Tim Gunn generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Tan France, Daymond John and Michaela Jaé Rodriguez. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Tim Gunn for an upcoming event.
Health Management Systems, Inc. (“HMS”) - Sep 22 2020
Minneapolis Institute of Art - Jan 20 2017
"Mr. Tim Gunn is one of the finest human beings I have ever had the pleasure of meeting. The response from every corner of my world has been overwhelming. Mr. Gunn was genuine, full of grace, kind, and extremely generous. Tim left an indelible impression on our students who will never forget the experiences he provided them."
Illinois state University - Nov 13 2014
Mr. Gunn was everything they could have hoped for and more -- charming, warm, effusive, participatory. He was so wonderful and professional to work with.
LiveNation - Jun 16 2014
The German supermodel and co-host Tim Gunn are leaving "Project Runway" after 16 seasons for a new streaming reality series on Amazon Prime.
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