Respected around the world as an arbiter of style, Colin Cowie is widely known for throwing the most spectacular celebrations across the globe. Colin Cowie is an authority on living with style; he’s the author of 8 books, a celebrated television personality, and designer.
With an international clientele that reads like the guest list at the Academy Awards, Colin’s client list includes Oprah Winfrey, L’il Wayne, Alyssa Milano, Bruce Springsteen, Anne Archer, Barry Bonds, Jerry Seinfeld, Eddie Murphy, Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony, Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Aniston, Bruce Willis, Demi Moore, Jenny McCarthy, Sela Ward, Don Henley, Kelsey Grammer, Kenny G., Lisa Kudrow, Charlie Sheen, Sugar Ray Leonard, Paula Abdul, Michael Jordan, Hugh Hefner, HRH Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani. Colin’s corporate clients include Audemars Piguet, Davidoff of Geneva, Warner Bros, CBS, The Whitney Museum, Architectural Digest, Kerzner International’s One and Only Hotels, Cosmopolitan Magazine and InStyle Magazine. Some of the spectacular events designed and produced by Colin Cowie Lifestyle include Oprah Winfrey’s Legends Ball, Oprah Winfrey’s 50th birthday celebration, John Travolta’s 50th birthday celebration, the Elton John AIDS Foundation Oscar parties, Quincy Jones’s 71st birthday celebration, the grand opening celebrations the Atlantis Royal Towers in Paradise Island, the 40th Anniversary of Cosmopolitan Magazine, the grand opening of Palm Island, Dubai and the Atlantis Hotel on Palm Island.
Colin Cowie is the author of eight best-selling books including four wedding books (Colin Cowie Weddings, For The Bride, For The Groom, Extraordinary Weddings), two entertaining cookbooks (Effortless Elegance and Dinner After Dark) and a book on the art of living with style (Colin Cowie Chic). Colin’s most recent book Wedding Chic, was released December 23, 2008, is a reference book with over 1001 wedding images and ideas. He has most recently added columnist to his resume, as a contributor to VivMag, the first Digital-only Luxury Magazine for Women.
Colin hosted his own television series for 5 seasons, “Everyday Elegance With Colin Cowie” on the Women’s Entertainment Network. He was also the host of Lifetime’s daily television show Get Married. Colin also appears as a much-in-demand guest on many national television shows, including The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Today Show, Live With Regis and Kelly, Entertainment Tonight, CNN, and Extra! Colin has been profiled and quoted extensively in periodicals ranging from The New York Times Magazine, Time Magazine, 0 – The Oprah Magazine, O at Home, People Magazine, US Weekly, Architectural Digest, Bon Appetit, In Style, Town & Country, Readers’ Digest, New York, Elle Décor, House Beautiful, Travel & Leisure, USA Today, Women’s Day, TV Guide, The Los Angeles Times, The Los Angeles Times Magazine, Biography Magazine, The Daily News, Bride’s Magazine, Modern Bride, The New York Post, and The Chicago Daily Herald.
As an interior designer, Colin completed the renovation of the Miramar Hotel in Hong Kong with 600 guest rooms, 2 restaurants, the ballroom and all common areas. Residential projects include homes in Los Angeles, Miami and New York, a banquet space in Los Angeles, a bar/nightclub in Los Angeles, and a beach club in Acapulco. Colin has also has a line of home products sold on HSN including tabletop china, glassware, linens, outdoor furniture and accessories. From 1997 – 2001 Colin was a national spokesperson and designer for Lenox with his signature line of china, crystal and silverware sold in more than 500 retails stores.