i began my career as a fashion and style editor for a steeplechase publication. from there, i went on to write fashion and lifestyle columns and do commercial wardrobe styling. my commercial client list includes brown forman, thornton's, tumbleweed, and papa john's. i also had my own jewelry line, lulu by leah. my work has been featured in such publications as "southern living," and celebrities like paula abdul have purchased my pieces. i now have an online publication www.leahhawkins.com where i cover fashion, design, travel, and entertaining.