Philippe Pourhashemi was born in Tehran in 1976 and grew up in Paris before heading off to Scotland to study Foreign Languages. He has worked as a consultant for several fashion companies in Paris, Berlin and Barcelona. His passions are fashion and culture, as well as music and film. He writes for Blend and ZOO in Amsterdam, METAL in Barcelona and BMM in Milan. He's an editor for The Word in Brussels and Contributor Magazine in Stockholm. He also contributes to Diane Pernet's blog, A Shaded View on Fashion.