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Georgia Alexia Benjou

Fashion Editor

In her nearly 20-year fashion career, Georgia Alexia Benjou has worked as a national buyer and merchandiser in New York City, Milan, and Paris for luxury and designer houses, including Hermès, Dolce & Gabbana, Christian Dior, and Chanel. In search of more creative work, she left the Big Apple in 2002 for the West Coast and decided to make the leap from merchant to editor and stylist—a job move that was unconventional at the time. As a stylist, she has worked on fashion features for Numéro Russia, Inspirato Magazine, Mint, and Modern Salon. Find more of her work at

Articles By Georgia Alexia Benjou


A New Line of Italian Handbags Was Born Right Here in Colorado

Laura Vogel’s first collection of handmade leather shoulder bags are designer quality, with a budget-friendly price tag.

Gift Guide 2020: 10 Fashion & Beauty Stocking Stuffers for Her

From cozy slippers to to-go face masks and made-to-order fashions, these small goodies are guaranteed to put a smile on her face this holiday season.

Gift Guide 2020: 7 Fashion & Beauty Stocking Stuffers for Him

From cozy socks to soothing shaving soap, these small goodies are sure to put a smile on his face.

Will the Pandemic Make Us Rethink Nonsurgical Facial Procedures?

Although doctors are accepting clients for cosmetic procedures again, many customers are rethinking what treatments are worth the upkeep.

7 Wellness and Beauty Products You Need This Summer

Make sure your face and body are prepared for summer’s heat and dry air with these must-have wellness products.

Trash the Runway Matches Fashion and Sustainability

The virtual fashion show from Boulder’s Common Threads asks kids and teens to take trash—but make it fashion.

Max Martinez Reflects on Denver’s Fashion Scene During the Pandemic

Plus, how you can support families in need by donating to MAX.

Meet the Local Maker: Cordelia Smith of Formulary 55

The founder of the Pueblo-based bath and body product company shares how she creates unique scents and offers her top picks for Mother’s Day.

How 3 Local Fashion & Beauty Manufacturers Are Helping Fight Coronavirus

These Colorado makers are transitioning their usual production to create masks and hand sanitizer—with a portion of the supply going directly to frontline workers.

5 Fashionable Finds to Upgrade Your WFH Look

Sure, you could technically stay in your pajamas all day, but why not spruce up your at-home look while also supporting local stores.

8 Beauty Finds to Pamper Yourself During Self-Isolation

Feeling stressed? Treat yo’self. Here are some relaxing bath, body, and skincare potions that not only help to relieve tension, but also support local storeowners.

These Are the Best Eye Creams & Treatments to Combat Colorado’s Dry Climate

5280‘s fashion editor partnered with Denver-based makeup artist Liz Wegrzyn to test more than 40 eye creams and treatments—from beauty drawer basics to CBD-infused skincare, and more.

5 Legwear Trends to Try This Holiday Season

If you’re looking for a fast and easy wardrobe upgrade, consider adding a unique pair of stockings.

Natural Perfumer Olivia Larson Wants You to Rethink Your Favorite Fragrance

The certified natural perfumer and owner of Grand Junction-based La Fleur By Livvy talks about growing up in (and being inspired by) India, the benefits of natural fragrances, and how to shop for them.

Colorado Perfumes Are the Gifts That Keep on Spritzing

Perfumers layer their wares with ingredients that unfold over time, so one of these aromas is a gift you—or a loved one—can unwrap again and again.

Gift Guide 2019: Fashionable Stocking Stuffers for Her

From a statement-making sweater to locally crafted jewelry and more, here’s what to sneak into your fashionable lady’s stocking this holiday season.

Gift Guide 2019: Fashionable Stocking Stuffers for Him

Don’t know what get that special man in your life this holiday season? We’re here to help.

Meet the Local Maker: Women’s Designer Brooks Luby

One of Denver’s most well-respected designers now has a limited, ready-to-wear collection.

These Denver Stores Are Making Moves

The season isn’t the only thing that’s changing—these local shops are popping up, expanding, and growing up.

The Best Serums to Help You Recover From Summer Sun Exposure & Prep for Winter

Fall is the perfect time to add a new serum to your skincare regimen—here are 10 of our fashion editor’s favorites.

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