We met through my friend Nick Onken (who took this photo) and I have loved learning her story and becoming friends with her.
In our interview she tells the behind the scenes details of how she overcame a skin disorder, autoimmune disease, poor self-esteem, and the grueling schedule of shooting a TV show and has created a career and brand that is centered in making people, including herself, feel and look their very best.
Such is the case with today’s guest, my friend Stacy London.
If you watched the hit show on TLC for any of its 10 seasons, you’ll recognize Stacy as the iconic stylist with the gray streak in her hair. Stacy is an incredible example of building a positive self-image, style, and career despite big challenges.
Similar to "What Not to Wear," "Love, Lust or Run" aims to help build people's self-esteem through the lens of style, something London has built a career doing. 23 at 9/8c on TLC we decided to chat with London about how she's made a name for herself on the small screen, who she trusts in the dressing room and her thoughts on ageism in the industry.
Here's what we learned: : It's different for a couple of reasons.
I love everything we talk about in this Episode 327 with Stacy London.Clinton began his professional career as a freelance editor in several publications of New York.Then, onwards, he became the deputy editor of Magazines Mademoiselle and Marie Claire. "I had been very thin [when] I interviewed for the job, then got double pneumonia before I started and within a year, I was up to 180 pounds." PHOTOS: Stars' outrageously expensive street style To hide the extra weight and blend in with Anna Wintour's team of budding fashionistas, London clung hard to one particular trend. Lucky for me, that was the year grunge came in, so I could wear flannel shirts and big peasant skirts! PHOTOS: Editors' style picks for Spring 2015 Although loose clothing could hide her new curves, London admits that she may not have landed the gig in the first place after gaining weight."I don't know whether I would have been hired at 180 pounds," the alum said.
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