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Clinton Kelly

Emmy-Winning TV Host & Entrepreneur

Clinton Kelly

Emmy-Winning TV Host & Entrepreneur


Clinton Kelly is a television personality, author, entrepreneur, and one of North America’s most famous personal stylists. Via his popular TV shows and books, Clinton’s candid advice helps people achieve their authentic style inside and out. Best known for seven seasons as the Emmy-winning host of ABC’s daytime hit, The Chew, Clinton is also widely regarded for his decade co-hosting What Not to Wear, TLC’s longest-running prime time reality show. Now combining forces with his husband, clinical psychologist Dr. Damon Bayles, Clinton is literally making over the makeover. “The Psychology of Style” helps audiences in their quest for self-esteem and confidence with a two-pronged approach, working from the outside in, and the inside out.

Between The Chew and What Not to Wear, Clinton has been seen by millions of viewers—capturing their hearts and re-imagining their style. As the host of the new show Self-Made Mansions, an HGTV series, Clinton travels across the country helping entrepreneurs who recently made it big find their dream homes — offering his keen eye and expertise to the new millionaires along the way. Fans of the hybrid cooking/talk show, The Chew also enjoyed Kelly’s lighthearted interviews with celebrity guests, cocktail recipes, and entertaining tips. During more than 300 episodes of What Not to Wear, Clinton dished out candid style advice with his signature sense of humor. What Not to Wear is widely considered one of the most successful makeover shows of all time. He is the author of Freakin’ Fabulous, Freakin’ Fabulous on a Budget, Oh, No She Didn’t and I Hate Everyone Except You, his critically acclaimed collection of personal essays. Before entering the world of television, Clinton was a New York-based magazine editor and freelance writer. He received a Master’s in Journalism from Northwestern University and a Bachelor’s in Communications from Boston College.

Candid, charismatic and dedicated to bringing out the best in everyone, Clinton’s talks cultivate confidence and jump-start self-esteem—raising the bar on how we dress, decorate, entertain, and feel about ourselves. Audiences leave with tips and invaluable takeaways to boost self-esteem and transform their style from the inside out.

Speaker Videos

Freakin' Fabulous

Clinton Kelly Talks His New Book Live on 'GMA'

I Hate Everyone, Except You

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.

Books & Media


Freakin' Fabulous