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Clinton Kelly          

Host of ABC's "The Chew"

Clinton Kelly is perhaps best known for hosting one of the longest-running makeover shows in television history, TLC’s "What Not to Wear." He also served as moderator of ABC’s daytime cooking and talk show "The Chew," for which he won an Emmy. A best-selling author, Kelly most recently published a collection of personal essays entitled "I Hate Everyone, Except You," which received much critical praise.

Prior to working in television, Kelly was a magazine editor, holding positions at Marie Claire and Mademoiselle.

He received a Master’s degree in Journalism from Northwestern University (1992) and a Bachelor’s in Communications from Boston College (1991).

Speech Topics

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.

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 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.

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.


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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