Kate Betts headshot
Kate Betts headshot

Kate Betts

Kate Betts is an award-winning magazine editor and the author of the New York Times bestseller "My Paris Dream: An Education in Style, Slang, and Seduction in the Great City on the Seine," as well as the critically acclaimed book "First Lady style, Everyday Icon: Michelle Obama and the Power of Style." In 2014, Betts launched Kate Betts+Co., a New York City-based content company specializing in the creation of compelling luxury brand narratives for a broad range of clients in the fashion, beauty, and hospitality sectors. A graduate of Princeton University, Betts lives in New York City with her husband and two children.

* Former editor at large at Time magazine, where she created the first globally published style supplement, Time Style & Design
* Former editor-in-chief at Harper's Bazaar
* Former fashion news director at Vogue
* Bylines in 20+ national publications including The New York Times, Travel + Leisure, Glamour, New York Magazine, Time, and The Daily Beast
* Appeared on television regularly since 1993 including The Today Show, The View, Good Morning America, and regular reports for CNN
* Fluent in French and Spanish
* Won the Mary Lou Luther Award for excellence in fashion journalism in 2011
* Named one of the top 10 fashion editors by Forbes magazine
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How does it feel to return to a place you once called home—and find it utterly transformed? Kate Betts charts the changes—and the constants—of one of the world's most stylish cities.