Model turned designer who became known for her self-titled lifestyle brand, India Hicks, Inc. She also owns the boutique The Sugar Mill. She hosted season two of Bravo's TV series Top Design.
She had a successful career as a model in the 1980s, working for designers such as Ralph Lauren, J. Crew and Emilio Pucci. She previously co-owned The Landing Hotel.
She wrote the New York Times Best-selling book, Island Style. She has also written, Island Life and Island Beauty.
She was born to David and Pamela Hicks. She shares five children with her husband David Flint Wood, one of whom is fostered. Her grandfather was the last viceroy of India.