Founder of her own design film called Kelly Wearstler Interior Design named by The New Yorker as "the presiding grande dame of West Coast interior design." She was a judge on every episode of Bravo's Top Design reality show.
She began collecting vintage clothing at the age of 15. She took architecture classes at the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston.
Her first of four books, Modern Glamour, was a named a best seller by the Los Angeles Times. She briefly worked in the film industry as a set decorator, and served as an uncredited assistant art Director on the film So I Married an Axe Murderer.
She was raised by a Engineer father and mother who worked as an antique dealer. She has an older sister. She and husband Brad Korzen have sons named Oliver and Elliot.
Celebrity clients of hers have included Cameron Diaz and Gwen Stefani.