Greg Lavoi's Bio
Greg LaVoi began his fashion career at the tender age of 5 by dressing his Barbie Dolls. A twice Emmy nominated costume designer, LaVoi graduated from the University of Northern Colorado and then attended The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising and continued dressing dolls--living dolls--Reba McEntire and The Judds in country couture. LaVoi attended film school by designing over 40 low budget B movies for film master Roger Corman. The Land of the Lost on ABC was LaVoi's first foray into television, garnering his first Emmy nod. Numerous sit-coms and movies of the week followed. In 2004 the ground breaking TNT cable hit, The Closer starring Kyra Sedgwick, premiered and has continued it's popular run as cables number 1 rated drama of all time. Greg LaVoi is a published author (Barbie Loves L.A.) and is relaunching a collection of women's American couture suits and gowns in 2013 under the label, Irene by Greg LaVoi inspired by the costumes he chooses for Miss Sedgwick. He is also writing the biography of famed costume designer Irene Lentz Gibbons.