One of the most sought after fashion and style experts, Mary Alice Stephenson is regarded as a well-versed and knowledgeable commentator covering the latest trends in fashion, beauty and lifestyle. Providing extensive fashion coverage for print and electronic media, Mary Alice has the distinct ability to analyze trends and contextualize style. Mary Alice entertains and informs audiences and readers alike with her distinct ability to make fashion understandable and accessible. She has served as a fashion and beauty commentator for many networks and shows including: CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360, Showbiz Tonight, The Situation Room, MTV, VH1, ABC’s Good Morning America, CBS’ Early Show, NBC’s The Today Show, Rachel Ray, Dr. Oz, Entertainment Tonight ,Extra, E!, The Style Channel, The View and BBC.
Mary Alice is frequently quoted in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Associated Press, The Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, and the International Herald Tribune. Throughout her career, Mary Alice has worked as Fashion Editor and Fashion Director for Vogue, Allure, Marie Claire, and Harper’s Bazaar. She currently serves as Contributing Fashion Editor for Harper’s Bazaar and continues to be responsible for conceptualizing and styling some of the magazine’s iconic and award-winning covers, fashion and beauty stories. Mary Alice has styled Hollywood’s most fashionable celebrities including, Jennifer Lopez, Sarah Jessica Parker, Halle Berry, Beyonce, Renee Zellweger, Drew Barrymore, Nicole Kidman, Cate Blanchet, Scarlett Johansson, and Jennifer Aniston to name a few.
Mary Alice has acted as spokesperson on behalf of brands such as Coty Prestige, Rembrandt, MAC Cosmetics, Swarovski, Saks Fifth Avenue, Mastercard, Intel, Calvin Klein, Victoria’s Secret Beauty, Talbots, Old Navy, Harper’s Bazaar and Liz Claiborne. In addition, Mary Alice manages her own consulting firm, extending her expertise even further into the worlds of fashion, entertainment, pop culture and technology. Mary Alice is also known for her philanthropic work with charities such as Free Arts NYC and Make- A-Wish Foundation, where she was recently named National Fashion Ambassador and spokesperson.
She currently lives and works in New York City with her children.