Colin was born in Kitwe, Zambia, but educated in South Africa. He moved to the United States in 1985. Colin is recognized around the world as an arbiter of style and known for designing and producing the most spectacular parties and celebrations across the globe.
Colin is also an acclaimed interior designer with projects around the world including the Mira hotel in Hong Kong with 600 rooms, two signature restaurants and a ballroom. Ongoing projects include private residences in New York, Los Angeles and Miami, a banquet space in Los Angeles, a bar/nightclub in Myconos, a restaurant and nightclub in Panama and a beach club in Cartagena.
Colin regularly appears on the Today Show and the Ellen Degeneres Show. He was a contributing family member to the CBS Early Show for 8 years and is currently host of the daily wedding planning show Get Married on Lifetime TV where he shares his professional expertise with brides-to-be on fashion, decorating, and other wedding related topics. Colin has been profiled and quoted extensively in periodicals ranging from The New York Times Magazine, O The Oprah Magazine, O at Home, People Magazine, Architectural Digest, Bon Appetit, In Style, Town & Country, US Weekly, 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.
Colin's website, ColinCowie.com offers style advise, recipes, decorating tips and lifestyle guidance for those seeking to live a life filled with passion; without spending to much time or money. As an advocate of "only the best will do, but nothing needs to be perfect" ColinCowie.com is an excellent resource for anyone looking to live with grace and style.
Colin is the author of eight best-selling books including five wedding books (Colin Cowie Weddings, For The Bride, For The Groom, Extraordinary Weddings, Colin Cowie Wedding Chic), two entertaining cookbooks (Effortless Elegance and Dinner After Dark) and a book on living with style (Colin Cowie Chic).
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