Preston Konrad began his career in the fashion industry after he was recruited by Ralph Lauren in Boston, Mass., while attending Emerson College studying television and marketing communications. After graduation, Preston was asked to join the Ralph Lauren corporate team in New York City and went on to spend nine years with the company, where he solidified his passion for styling and creative services. While with Ralph Lauren, Preston worked in window design, national advertising styling, and interior design. In 2010 Preston joined the British luxury brand Belstaff as Global Director of Brand Design. In this role, Preston oversaw creative services for the brand relaunch both domestically and internationally. In his current role as Style Director for the iconic American heritage brand, American Eagle Outfitters, Preston oversees all styling for national advertising campaigns, e-commerce, marketing initiatives and multimedia. Preston is also creator and director of the lifestyle and fashion blog, WingtipJungle by Preston Konrad. Throughout his career, Preston has fused his passion for style and trend with his excitement for media through working with networks and publications such as MTV, Bravo, Lifetime, GQ, Seventeen and Cosmopolitan Magazine. Preston has worked with such stars as Chris Pine, Jack Gleeson, Kings of Leon and Sandra Bullock, among others.