CO-FOUNDER/CREATIVE + STYLE DIRECTOR ATHLEISURE MEDIA (ATHLEISURE MAG + ATHLEISURE STUDIO PODCAST NETWORK), FASHION EDITOR, CELEBRITY FASHION STYLIST & TV PERSONALITY
Kimmie Smith is Co-Founder and Style Director of Athleisure Media. With 40+ issues and a reach of 25M+ monthly impressions, Athleisure Mag™ brings celebrity, athlete and industry cover stories; fitness, style, clean eating/fine dining, wellness, beauty, sports and luxury lifestyle features and roundups; and active model editorial and tips as a leading voice for Athleisure Culture. She is host and co-producer of the founding four shows at Athleisure Studio (#TribeGoals, Athleisure Kitchen, The Road To Tokyo 2020, and Bungalow SK), which over the first 20 shows have been graced with top athletes, chef judge/restaurateurs, actors, industry icons and entrepreneurs. She recently served as a notable judge for the esteemed Cochon 555 NY, Sommelier Smackdown and Punch Kings cocktail contest, the third year of partnership.
Kimmie is a Celebrity Fashion Stylist and Accessory Expert, recently styling Miss America and Miss Ecuador. She is also the former Fashion Editor of DJ Mag US, and contributor to Vogue Italia and Luxury Daily. Her work has appeared in Esquire, The Fashionisto, Ellements Magazine, and Velvet Magazine (Dubai) to name a few. She has appeared on a range of segments as a stylist-personality, including ABC, Arise 360, Better TV, CBS, FOX, Meredith Vieira Show, NBC, Style Code Live/Amazon and was regularly on HSN for her artisan collaboration line with Sebago footwear. Kimmie has also served as a spokesperson/ambassador for several leading brands across fashion, accessories, beauty and technology, including Crest 3D White, Diageo, Dryel, Intel, Microsoft, and Tweezerman.
Her background in style and fashion is longstanding, winning a web award as one of the first accessory style bloggers in 2006. She worked closely with the C-Suite of Abercrombie & Fitch in establishing their iconic noire store design as an acclaimed visual merchandiser, and later spent several years working at Lacoste managing and executing floor plans and style assortment of luxury/specialty department stores, travel retail and premiere golf/tennis accounts.