Creative director and author Andrea Linett, voted Fast Company’s Most Creative in Business 1000, was most recently the VP Global Creative Director of Michael Kors. She was the first person to hold the title of creative director at eBay Fashion. Linett was also the founding creative director of Lucky, the award-winning magazine about shopping and style. She is the author of The Cool Factor A Guide to Achieving Effortless Style, with Secrets from the Women Who Have It (Artisan, 2016), I Want to be Her! (Abrams Image, 2012), a style memoir based on her website of the same name and co-author of the bestselling books The Lucky Guide To Mastering Any Style: How to Wear Iconic Looks and Make Them Your Own (Gotham Books; October 2008), and The Lucky Shopping Manual: Building and Improving Your Wardrobe Piece by Piece (Gotham Books, 2003).
Linett began her magazine career in 1987 as a fashion assistant and then fashion and beauty editor at the iconoclastic Sassy. In 1996, she worked at Harper’s Bazaar, where she was a fashion writer/editor, and remained there until joining Lucky prior to its launch in 2000.
Over the course of her career, Linett has been a stylist for commercials and music videos as well as a consultant for numerous fashion brands.
Ms. Linett is a graduate of Boston University. She lives in New York City with her husband, photographer Michael Waring and baby son Gino.