Filep Motwary was born in Cyprus in 1977. He began his career in the fashion industry in early 2000 working for the Greek editions of Vogue and L’Officiel. Since then he’s worked in many acclaimed fashion houses such as John Galliano, Christian Dior and Chloe and his photography has appeared in Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar and Joyce.com among others. In 2011 Susie Bubble and William Oliver named Motwary’s blog, Un nouVeau iDeal (2004-2015) among their list of, “The World’s Top Fashion Blogs.” Since 2004 he's interviewed over 200 fashion pioneers which includes the interviews he's conducted for Dapper Dan Magazine, where he is currently the Fashion Features Editor. He’s also a costume designer and the founder of TheKinsky.com. Two of his costumes were included in the exhibition PRINTS! of the Modemuseum Hasselt in 2011-2012 and he’s currently the curator of the upcoming exhibition and accompanying book, Haute-a-Porter, at the Modemuseum Hasselt (April 2 – Sept. 11, 2016).