Jody Shields is a former design editor of the New York Times Magazine and a former editor at Vogue, House and Garden, and Details. She is the author of the nonfiction fashion books, All That Glitters and A Stylish History as well as the novel, The Fig Eater. Jody has also written several screenplays and has a master’s degree in art. Her prints are in various collections, including the Museum of Modern Art. She lives in New York.