Christos Garkinos is a world-renowned fashion expert and retailer. For over 25 years he has been in the business of entertaining audiences and racking up luxury sales. Prior to entering the fashion industry, he held executive positions with The Clorox Company and Disney, and was integral to the launch of Virgin Megastores.
In 2000, he pioneered the concept of designer resale, became known as the “Robin Hood of Fashion”, and was named one of the most fashionable people in the world by Vogue Japan. This notoriety led to features in The Today Show, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. Christos also became a regular Access Hollywood correspondent and was known for his red carpet commentary.
In 2013, Christos starred in his own television show for the Bravo network called The Dukes of Melrose. The show followed his personal and professional life, which included being in the closets of the world’s rich and famous. The success of the show led to a clothing design deal with the HSN network where his line, Eureka by Christos Garkinos, was one of the most successful launches in company history.
In 2018, he launched Covet by Christos, a traveling luxury vintage trunk show that visits and sells to smaller markets throughout the country that do not normally have access to these types of goods.
In April 2020, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and shutdowns, he launched Live in the Closet with Christos, a live shopping network to connect with clients around the world. More than 100 guests have appeared on the show, ranging from celebrities to fashion icons. Christos interacts with his guests as they discuss fashion and life, all while providing the highest quality, new and pre-owned designer brands and luxury products.
In April 2020, Christos pivoted and launched Live in the Closet with Christos, a live shopping network to connect with clients around the world. In the last year the network has blossomed, producing more than 800 hours of live programming featuring over 20,000 luxury and vintage items and garnering more than 1 million views making it the leading network in pre-loved luxury live streaming.