AskMen, the leading men’s website, has named Christopher Parr as “One of the 6 Coolest Men in Fashion…”
Christopher Parr might be described as the renaissance man of luxury fashion. An award-winning luxury marketer, writer, web-publishing pioneer, and go-to speaker at luxury and interactive marketing conferences, the man stays busy. Presently CEO and chief editor at Pursuitist, Parr launched the site as a curated list of all the good things in life. He recruits contributors from Forbes, Mashable, TechCrunch, Glamour, Saveur, and more, to share their favorite luxury items and adventures.
Christopher Parr is a digital marketing veteran, writer, a frequent speaker at luxury and interactive marketing conferences, and a pioneer in web publishing. He launched Pursuitist as a curated list of the good things in life, with guest contributors from Forbes, Mashable, TechCrunch, Glamour, Saveur and more sharing their favorite luxuries. In 1996, Michael Wolff’s NetGuide named Parr’s inaugural online magazine as “The Best Site of the Year” at MacWorld. He holds a MFA from Brandeis and a BA from Viterbo.
Christopher and the Parr Interactive team have launched websites and developed online marketing strategies for many clients: including Rayovac, Insinkerator, BizFilings, John Deere, Musicnotes, TDS, Sub-Zero, Microsoft, AmFam, Sentry Insurance and WPS Insurance. He was a VP, Marketing Director for an e-commerce company, working with Warner Bros. Pub. & AOL. Christopher also managed marketing and branding for Sub-Zero and Wolf, directing digital, media, video, email, blogging & social media marketing. He developed digital campaigns with HGTV, NY Times, Oprah and Epicurious, and events at Four Seasons and Ritz-Carlton properties.
Watch below: Christopher Parr of Pursuitist and Parr Interactive presents at Social Media Breakfast Madison: Be A Chief Content Officer with Your Social Media. Pursuitist was created by award-winning Madison web design pioneer Christopher Parr.