Leen Demeester has an MA in English, American and German Literature at University of Ghent (1993- 1998). She also studied Media and Communication. She lectured Business English and German in various companies and in Business schools. Her first book was a collection of Buddhist quotes. She is now a writer specialised in fashion books. After writing Fashion Icons (2012), she now publishes The giants of Sportswear (September 2016). She writes about fashion trends throughout the centuries and icons in the world of fashion and sports. She studied Fashion Journalism at the London College of fashion and writes as a blogger for the Amsterdam-based blog and magazine www.glamourland.tv.