Haute Secrets New York: TLC’s Clinton Kelly

Haute Secrets New York: TLC’s Clinton Kelly

Name: Clinton Kelly

The stats: Born in Panama City, Panama; has lived in New York for 19 years, currently in Tribeca.

Why he loves New York: Being surrounded by people from all over the globe who have gathered here to share their experiences and create new ones.

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.

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