Curious about how each day of CFW comes together? Watch the exciting creative process unfold as Charleston magazine style editor and CFW creative director Ayoka Lucas offers her personal video blogs on how each night’s shows are seamlessly pulled off.
Photograph by Jonathan Balliet
Ayoka Lucas’ career as an innovative stylist began more than a decade ago in Atlanta, where she styled a local nightlife columnist and other celebrities. After relocating to Charleston, she wrote a weekly column that combined fashion, pop culture, and local events for Charleston City Paper. Lucas then joined the Charlestonmagazine team in 2003 as style editor, producing the magazine’s monthly Style File, quarterly fashion features, and ongoing style blog. She is also the creative visionary behind Charleston magazine’s Charleston Fashion Week, which has received national recognition and been named one of the Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Events for March 2009. Lucas also serves as style editor for Charleston Home andCharleston Weddings magazines and as a contributing fashion correspondent on NBC News 2, ABC News 4’s Lowcountry Live, and 95SX-FM’s Two Girls and a Guymorning show.