Clinton Kelly is best known for hosting TLC’s What Not to Wear. Since 2003, he has brought his warm humor and style expertise to the highly rated show. In addition to the show, he has appeared on several specials for TLC including Miss America (2008-2010), Fashioning a Home with Clinton Kelly, Mind Your Manners and Redo My Spouse. Before appearing on television, Kelly received his B.A. from Boston College and Master’s in Journalism from Northwestern University. He is the author of Freakin’ Fabulous: How to Dress, Speak, Behave, Eat, Drink, Entertain, Decorate and Generally Be Better than Everyone Else and Oh No She Didn’t: The Top 100 Style Mistakes Women Make and How to Avoid Them. He has brought his style savvy to a partnership with Macy’s since 2005, appearing in high-profile national television commercials, consulting on private-label ready-to-wear brands, and conducting style seminars in every major city in the United States.
Where were you born ?
Panama City, Panama
How long in New york:
Host of TLC’s What Not To Wear
Blue Ribbon Sushi
Best Ethnic Food:
Best place for late night dining:
Frozen hot chocolate at Serendipity
Best place for a romantic date:
Best Sunday brunch:
The Spotted Pig
I’m too old for clubbing.
Best place for a power business meeting:
Michael’s New York
All-around favorite spot in New york:
If you have out of town guests, which hotel would you recommend?
The Greenwich Hotel
Favorite shopping venue/boutique:
Best place to buy Jewelry/Watches:
The Spa at Mandarin Oriental
Favorite Charity Event:
Empire State Pride Agenda Fall Dinner
Favorite Cultural Event:
Fashion’s Night Out
Favorite Cultural Institution:
Best Aspect of New york:
Being surrounded by people from all over the globe who have gathered here to share their experiences and create new ones.
I’m not really a steakhouse kind of guy.
Bubby’s Pie Company
Best Gym/Athletic Facility:
Equinox or Chelsea Piers
Best Limousine/Driving Service:
Favorite historic/legendary place to see or explore:
Best Broadway show: