Dries Van Noten started his own label in 1986. It was an instant success, as he could immediately count Barneys NY, Pauw in Amsterdam and Whistles in London among his clients. Later that year, he opened his first shop in Antwerp: the internationally renowned Modepaleis. He has also opened shops in Paris, Tokyo and Osaka and is the recipient of multiples awards. In September 2015, Tim Blanks was named editor-at-large for Business of Fashion, a leading global resource for fashion. He held the same position for 10 years at Style.com, Conde Nast's digital entity, and he hosted Fashion File for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation for 16 years. Susannah Frankel became editor-in-chief of Another Magazine, after having worked as a fashion editor for The Independent and The Guardian.