Alexander Liang is an entrepreneur,
stylist and Editor-in-Chief of KENTON magazine. Originally from Vancouver, he broke into the New York scene graduating from Parsons School of
Design and cut his teeth in the fashion editorial world at Details
magazine, T: The New York Times Style Magazine and Mochi Magazine. Also bringing in previous experience in fashion PR,
Alexander created KENTON magazine on the basis of bridging the gap between the
commercial and avant-garde publications currently available to North
the media? If not, what other careers were on the horizon?
As a child, I wanted to be everything from a farmer to an architect. When I
decided that I wanted to work in fashion, my first goal was to open the next
big fast fashion store. Later, things changed and I wanted to work in
advertising. That soon changed to PR and marketing, which then led to editorial
and media. I think I’ll stick with that for a while now, ha!
five years from now?
role, with greater impact on the industry. I also hope that my business
continues to develop and reach new, still unknown successes.
started in your industry?
follow them and be professional. Work hard and try to learn as much as you can,
wherever life takes you.
What are your favourite media
outlets, not including your own?I get my news from a lot of different sources, but I enjoy
reading WWD and The New York Times.
flowing freely. Luckily, I haven’t run into any situations that I found to be
or where they’re going. For example, your current intern could become your
What rule(s) do you live your
Seize the day.
you can give PR pros?
with a PR pro? We love to hear about #wins.
and show appreciation and support back to us. It can even be something as
simple as making us feel special, but we’ll remember.
Best place on earth?
you are downloading these days)?
Voicemail or email?