Simon Doonan presents his last publication in Miami Beach. Photography: Flávio Iryoda

The Tastemakers: Simon Doonan

Simon Doonan presents his new book Transformer, during an afternoon with much fashion, glitter, and glam rock!

By AVESSA Mag

Updated 03:51 pm EDT, September 1, 2023

Published 10:26 pm EDT, May 31, 2023

Photography: Flávio Iryoda

The Fashion Group of South Florida had the honor to have Simon Doonan at the prestigious Soho Beach House in Miami Beach. During the FGI Tastemakers series, Simon presented his most recent publication: “Transformer: A Story of Glitter, Glam Rock and Loving Lou Reed.” Simon is the author of many other books including, How To Be Yourself, DRAG: The Complete Story, and Keith Haring.

Simon Doonan presents his last publication in Miami Beach. Photography: Flávio Iryoda
Simon Doonan presents his last publication in Miami Beach. Photography: Flávio Iryoda

A long-standing member of the fashion community, Simon was awarded the prestigious CFDA award for his work as Creative Director for Barneys New York. He is a judge on the Emmy-nominated NBC series ‘Making It.’ Simon lives in the USA with his partner, the ceramicist and designer Jonathan Adler, and their rescue mutt Foxylady.

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