Tim Gunn is an Emmy Award-winning co-host and producer of the hit fashion design show Project Runway. During its 16 seasons, he’s also served as a mentor to the show’s designers. He’s also a leading expert himself in fashion and lifestyle design, who has been in nearly every magazine, appeared in a number of TV shows and movies and authored several best-selling books. For nearly 30 years, Gunn was an instructor and administrator at the famed Parsons School of Design in New York City and he still serves as the school’s Honorary Chair of Fashion Design.
Tim talks to Growing Bolder about his unexpected stardom after the age of 50 and what he’s learned about taking risks, at any age. Plus, he opens up about his struggles with mental health and reveals how he learned to become a healthy, positive person.