American fashion stylist, designer and editor Lori Goldstein launched her fashion career in New York City in the 1970s, working at magazines such as Vanity Fair and Allure. As of 2015, Goldstein is Editor-at-Large at Elle magazine and QVC Ambassador.
Goldstein, born in Columbus, Ohio, was working with designer Fred Segal in Los Angeles when she went on a buying trip to New York City and decided to relocate. She gained early success working with famous photographer Annie Leibovitz on a series of Gap and American Express ads and collaborating with Steven Meisel on an ad campaign inspired by the book “Valley of the Dolls.”
In 1995, Goldstein worked with her former roommate, Mario Testino, to style Madonna’s Versace ads. She won the VH1 Fashion and Media award for her work styling Madonna’s “Take a Bow” music video. Goldstein has styled for many top brands, including Prada, Dolce & Gabbana, Yves Saint Laurent and Valentino. She has also styled numerous celebrities, including Michael Jackson, Ella Fitzgerald, Beyonce, Johnny Depp and Julia Roberts.
In 2009, Goldstein launched her exclusive collection for QVC, Logo by Lori Goldstein. In 2015, she began selling the collection, featuring layered clothing and accessible fashion, on QVC’s Monday night show, “Fashion’s Night In.” In 2013, Goldstein wrote a book called “Lori Goldstein: Style is Instinct.”