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Clinton Kelly              

Host of ABC's The Chew

Charismatic, clever, edgy, and always spot-on with his stylistic flair, Clinton Kelly is best known for co-hosting ABC’s daytime hit The Chew and TLC's What Not to Wear.

As moderator on ABC’s food-centric lifestyle series The Chew, he hosts cooking and style segments, as well as regular branded segments including: "From the Mind of Clinton Kelly," which provides fun etiquette advice; "Judge Foodie," in which he settles food-related disputes; and "Clinton's Craft Corner," a very popular how-to segment.

For ten years, Kelly co-hosted What Not to Wear, the longest running primetime series on TLC. Starring in more than 300 episodes, he offered honest style advice with a sense of humor.

Kelly is also the author of Freakin' Fabulous On a Budget, Freakin' Fabulous: How to Dress, Speak, Behave, Eat, Drink, Entertain, Decorate and Generally Be Better Than Everyone Else, and Oh, No She Didn't. He’s also co-authored The Chew: What’s For Dinner and The Chew: Food, Life, Fun.

Since 2005, Kelly has partnered with Macy's, appearing in national television commercials and conducting style seminars across the United States. His women's clothing line, Kelly by Clinton Kelly, is exclusive to QVC.

Before entering the world of television, Kelly was a New York-based magazine editor and freelance writer. He received a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree in communications from Boston College.

Entertaining and personable, Clinton Kelly is a sought-after motivational speaker and fashion guru who connects with audiences and individuals, empowering them to revamp their wardrobe and revamp their lives: "Looking good is everyone's inalienable right. I’m interested in helping real people develop a sense of style that’s understandable for them and appropriate for their lifestyle."

Speech Topics

7 Steps to Healthy Style-Esteem

In this lecture, Clinton Kelly shares what he has learned from creating wardrobes for 180 people on What Not to Wear. This would include identifying your body type, which cuts of clothing work best for you and on everyone, and how to dress without judgment. He goes on to discuss tailoring tricks and tips, and how to build a wardrobe that will withstand any trend.

What the Heck is Corporate Casual?

Don't know what to wear in the office? Clinton Kelly can help your company create or refine its dress code. This lecture could include wardrobe rules for the modern workplace, seven sins that could keep you from getting promoted, clothing as an investment in your future, how to put together looks that work, and how to make a $200 suit look like a $2,000 one.

Fashion Tips & Tricks from a Master of the Trade

Friendly, down-to-earth and exceedingly knowledgeable on all things fashion, style maven Clinton Kelly tells it like it is in this upbeat, straightforward presentation on dressing for success in one's life and career. Known for keeping things simple, he offers tips applicable to all body types and ages, optimistic that we can all look better, one wardrobe at a time. Audiences will leave with very helpful, specific advice, delivered with Kelly’s characteristic wit and unrivaled wisdom in what will prove to be a helpful, fun presentation for all involved.

What Not to Wear

As host of the hit show, What Not to Wear, Clinton Kelly helps ordinary people go through extraordinary transformations by offering simple advice on how to dress. Translating the sometimes daunting rules of the fashion world to everyday dress and the everyday person, he leads audiences through a down-and-dirty presentation on today’s style guidelines and trends.


Clinton Kelly Returns to TLC for Makeovers – with a Shot at Love

The longtime What Not to Wear host will return to the network later this summer for an as-yet-untitled show on which he and Real World veteran Devyn Simone make over people’s online dating profiles.

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