Amy Tara Koch is a style expert, author, journalist and all around fashion aficionado. She has appeared on ACCESS HOLLYWOOD, FOX & FRIENDS and the CBS EARLY SHOW and contributes to American Baby, People, The New York Times, The New York Observer, Departures, Travel & Leisure, American Way, Self, NPR and Huffington Post. Koch has served as columnist for the Chicago Tribune and the fashion and beauty expert/editor for iVillage. She was the trend reporter got NBC/WMAQ for eight years. Koch is also a style expert for Vogue and Twitter Moms. Koch’s first book BUMP IT UP: TRANSFORMING YOUR PREGNANCY INTO THE ULTIMATE STYLE STATEMENT was published by Random House/Ballantine in March 2010 and immediately touted as a must read by outlets from the New York Times to Glamour Magazine.
In addition to her media presence, Koch is in demand as a speaker and consultant. Her clients range from Pampers, Tide, Duracell, La Croix, Frederic Fekkai, W Hotels, Kraft, Macy’s, Unilever, Foote, Cone & Belding and McDonalds Corporation. This September, Koch curated the GILT GROUPE’s first high profile maternity sale and launched a premium pre-natal pampering package with the Peninsula Hotels called BUMP IT UP BLISS.
Amy Tara Koch lives in Chicago with her husband Peter Gottlieb and daughters Isabella and Brette.