George Kotsiopoulos is a fashion editor, consultant and stylist. He is currently the Style Director at C Magazine, the national luxury lifestyle title for all of California. He has styled Julianne Moore, Courtney Cox Arquette, Heidi Klum, Carolyn Murphy, Debra Messing, Anne Hathaway, Thandie Newton, Milla Jovovich, Mandy Moore, Ashley Judd, Amber Valetta and Christina Ricci for C covers since its September 2005 launch.
In addition to his full-time magazine posts, Kotsiopoulos is a Fashion Consultant for select celebrities, socialites and CEOs. Some of his celebrity clients include the actresses Kerry Washington and Zooey Deschanel. Prior to C, he worked in the Style department at The New York Times Magazine for over eight years. In his capacity as Fashion Associate, he was Market Editor and Producer for photo shoots all over the world with celebrities including Julia Roberts, Salma Hayek, Eve, Kirsten Dunst, Eva Mendes, Kate Beckinsale, Mischa Barton, Gwen Stefani, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Cate Blanchett, among many others. He has worked as a freelance stylist for publications including GQ, New York Magazine, Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair, i-D, TV Guide, Entertainment Weekly, Interview, Exit, L’Uomo Vogue, InStyle as well as The New York Times Magazine.
In 2005 he co-hosted the "Sephora" television pilot for E! Entertainment/Style Networks and was a fashion and style correspondent for MSNBC’s "Entertainment Hot List." He has also made television appearances as a fashion expert and stylist on "Good Morning America," "E! News Daily," "KTLA News," "Access Hollywood," "YourLA," "Good Day LA," "American Inventor," "House of Boateng," "Style Star," "How Do I Look," "CW Now" and "Style Her Famous" among others.
In 2003, Kotsiopoulos co-founded and co-hosted the annual "Bag Lunch" to benefit P.S. Arts, a non-profit organization dedicated to restoring arts education to the public school system of which he is on the Board of Directors. The one-day shopping event of luxury handbags generously donated from over one hundred designers including Louis Vuitton, Dolce & Gabbana, Christian Dior, Marc Jacobs, Ralph Lauren and Versace is the hottest ticket in LA for celebrities and socialites to spend guilt free. The fifth annual "Bag Lunch" was held on March 11, 2008. The annual events have raised a total of approximately $700,000 and one hundred percent of the proceeds go directly to the charity.
Kotsiopoulos began his career in Hollywood as a publicist in the entertainment division of Bragman Nyman Cafarelli where he worked in virtually every area of entertainment including film, television, special events and personal publicity (even though he has a Bachelor’s in Accountancy from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana).
Kotsiopoulos resides in Laurel Canyon, California.
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