Avis Cardella is a writer, editor and journalist specialized in the areas of photography, art. fashion, culture and lifestyle. She has written feature articles, essays and news stories for  British Vogue, American Photo, WSJ.com, Oprah.com, Qvest,Surface, and The New York Times Book Review, among other publications.

She is the author of Spent: Memoirs of a Shopping Addict (Little, Brown 2010) and a contributor to the fashion photography book series, Fashion Images de Mode.


She has appeared on NBC’s Today Show, New York’s LX Television with Joan Rivers, AOL’s Wallet Pop, Australia’s Today Tonight, and was most recently featured on Jacques Peretti’s BBC Two series: The Man Who Made Us Spend.

She lives in Paris with her husband and is currently working on both fiction and non-fiction projects, including  a “cli-fi”novel tentatively titled, “Wheat.”

She can be reached at: aviscardella@gmail.com