Meet the Team Behind Fashion Club: Content Director Kim Askew
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A writer through and through, Kim is the Content Director for all of FIDM, including Fashion Club! She is constantly writing and editing. Plus, she coordinates the student bloggers. Fun Fact: Her literary background inspired our upcoming back to school shoot! And guess what—she's publishing a series of books soon!!
Tell us a little about yourself: I worked in academic publishing, then digital marketing and advertising before coming to FIDM. Currently, when I'm not at FIDM, I'm working on my Master's degree in English Literature and co-writing a series of contemporary teen novels inspired by Shakespeare's plays.
Tell us a fun fact about you that not many people know: I once lived half a block from where the Beatles shot their famous Abbey Road album cover in London.
What inspires you? 17th and 18th century portraits, literature, travel, Masterpiece Theatre, lectures, great architecture, San Francisco, and the talent and kindness of my friends.
What is your favorite thing about working on Fashion Club? I love brainstorming with my colleagues—they're so smart and creative.
What is your favorite FC section? The Feature Articles because the photo shoots are just so fantastic.
Share your secret fashion or beauty trick: I use a cheap and chic beauty scrub once a week that really works and keeps my skin glowing—Queen Helene Oatmeal 'n Honey Facial Scrub.
If you could be any fashion designer in history, who would it be? Rose Bertin, dressmaker to Marie Antoinette
Check back soon for more stories from the team behind Fashion Club!