Who is Stacy London?
Stacy London is an American author, stylist/fashion consultant, and magazine editor. She became well known when she co-hosted the ‘What Not to Wear’ show. This was a reality television program that featured wardrobe and appearance makeovers.
Stacy began her career as a fashion assistant at Vogue magazine and transitioned into being a stylist for celebrities and designers. And she later became the senior fashion editor at Mademoiselle. She has even styled fashion photos for other publications, including Nylon, Contents, and Italian D.
London has styled celebrities such as Kate Winslet and Liv Tyler. She has also styled fashion shows for designers Rebecca Taylor, Ghost, and Vivienne Tam. Stacy has also worked on numerous advertising campaigns. Her client roster includes Hanes, Wonderbra, Bali, CoverGirl, Suave, Target, Levi Strauss & Co., Maytag, Swatch, Procter & Gamble, Longines, and Calvin Klein.
London later moved into television by co-hosting What Not to Wear with Clinton Kelly. She was also doing fashion reporting for Access Hollywood, the Today Show, and The Early Show. Stacey was a celebrity spokesperson for Pantene, Woolite, Dr. Scholl’s, and Riders by Lee from 2009–2010. She also co-owns Style for Hire and is the creative director of Westfield Style.
How Old Is Stacy London?
Stacy is 53 years old as of February 2023, having been born on May 25, 1969, in New York City, U.S. London shares her birthday with celebrities such as; Aly Raisman, Cillian Murphy, Chloe Lukasiak, Roman Reigns, Jessalyn Grace, Brec Bassinger, and many more.
Stacy London Family
Who are Stacy London’s Parents?
Stacy was born and raised in New York City. She is of Jewish descent on her paternal side and Sicilian on her maternal side. Her mother, Joy London worked as a venture capitalist. Her father, Herbert London was an American conservative activist, commentator, author, and academic. He was also the president emeritus of the Hudson Institute. She has a stepmother by the name of Victoria who is a romance novelist.
London lost her father, Herbert London, to heart disease and amyloidosis. He became “very sick” with heart disease and amyloidosis, an abnormal protein buildup in the tissues and organs, in April 2018 and died in November.
Does Stacy London Have Siblings?
She was born into a family of three siblings, all girls. Her two sisters are Nancy London and Jaclyn London.
Stacy London Education
She received her high school education at Trinity School. After high school, she attended Vassar College, where she double majored in 20th-century philosophy and German literature. She was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. During a summer internship in Paris which was in Christian Dior’s PR department, Stacy took a serious interest in pursuing a career in the fashion industry. London began her career after graduating from Vassar College as a fashion editor at Vogue.
Stacy London Husband
She got engaged to Mark Riebling, an editorial director of the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research in 2003. The couple then broke off the engagement a little over a year later. However, she has never been married and has no children.
Stacy London Girlfriend
London came out as bisexual in 2019. She addressed rumors of her sexuality by confirming that she’s involved with musician Cat Yezbak, which she says is her first “serious relationship with a woman”. The couple met at a fundraiser for Cynthia Nixon’s gubernatorial race in the summer of 2018. However, they went on their first date one month after the death of London’s father and they’ve been together ever since.
The stylist publicly introduced Yezbak in an Instagram post in December 2019 and has shared sweet selfies together ever since.
Stacy London Height
Adding to her well-curved and beautiful body, she stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (170 cm). London weighed 90 pounds (41 kg) at her lightest weight and 180 pounds (82 kg) at her heaviest.
Stacy London What Not To Wear | TLC
Stacy began co-hosting TLC’s What Not to Wear in its premiering season in 2003. She is known for her love of high-heeled shoes and owns over 300 pairs. In the What Not to Wear “Best of 2005” look-back show, Clinton Kelly teased Stacy by saying “…there are almost as many great moments as there are high heels in Stacy’s wardrobe.”
Stacy was the executive producer of Big Brooklyn Style. It was a reality show about customer experiences at Lee Lee’s Valise boutique in New York. The show premiered on TLC on May 29, 2012. She became an Editor-at-Large of Shape magazine in February 2013. She will write a fashion column for the magazine every month in her role.
In 2013 March, TLC announced that What Not to Wear would air its last season starting July. TLC later announced in January 2015 that Stacy would host Love, Lust, or Run. It was a similar show to her previous work, What Not to Wear. From 2015 to 2016, she was an official contributor on Season 19 of The View.
Stacy London Show
In 2008, she served as the host of her own talk show Shut Up! It’s Stacy London! which was the pilot episode for Fashionably Late with Stacy London. London has also done fashion reporting for Weekend Today, The Early Show, Good Day Live, and Access Hollywood. She is also a frequent contributor on NBC’s Today Show.
From 2009 to 2010, she was a spokesperson for Dr. Scholl’s, Pantene, Woolite, and Riders by Lee. Adding to her hosting duties and endorsements, Stacy and business partner Cindy McLaughlin co-founded Style for Hire. It is an online service that matches people with personal stylists that live in their area.
The objective of the agency is to bring personal styling services to average-income people. It was launched as a pilot on September 13, 2010, in Washington, D.C. to test the idea. It launched in its entirety on April 16, 2012. She is also the creative director for Westfield Style and the editor-in-chief of Westfield STYLE magazine.
Westfield’s Style Lounges are operated by professional stylists from Style for Hire who provide free fashion consultations on demand. There exist three Style Lounges located at Westfield Garden State Plaza in New Jersey, Westfield Montgomery in Maryland, and also Westfield Trumbull in Connecticut.
Stacy London and Clinton Kelly
Clinton Kelly is an American fashion consultant and media personality who was Stacy’s co-host in What Not To Wear. They wrote a book titled Dress Your Best in 2005.
The two co-hosts offer spot-on fashion wisdom with an attitude in this book. In Dress Your Best, Clinton and Stacy match a wide range of female and male body types with the perfect work, casual, and evening attire, showing you exactly how to make your best parts work for you.
Stacy London’s Book The Truth About Style
During her time as a co-host on the show What Not to Wear, Stacy transformed hundreds of guests with her impeccable taste in fashion. In the book, she shares her struggle with self-esteem and illustrates how style develops confidence. This includes fashion tips, advice, and a revelatory makeover section.
Stacy London Eating Disorder
In the early 1990s, she struggled with anorexia, binge eating, and weight issues. Her lightest weight was 41 kg (90 pounds) while 180 pounds (82 kg) marked her heaviest level.
Stacy London Psoriasis
As a child, Stacy suffered from psoriasis. Out of her experience growing up, she became a spokesperson for the National Psoriasis Foundation in 2007 and in 2013 for AbbVie’s “Uncover Your Confidence” campaign. London is well known for her natural gray streak in the front of her hair which is known in the medical profession as Poliosis. She has had it since she was eleven.
Stacy London Surgeries
London underwent spinal fusion surgery to correct a chronic back problem in December 2016, it required a six-month rehabilitation.
What Is Stacy London Doing Now?
Stacey sits on boards of various organizations including I Am That Girl, the JED Foundation, and the Li.st. London lives in Brooklyn.
Stacy London’s Net Worth
The fashion consultant has a net worth of $8 million.