FASHION & BEAUTY EXPERT & BEST-SELLING AUTHOR
Jacqui Stafford is a leading authority on fashion and beauty. The British-born global style expert reaches millions daily with her trademark ‘best girlfriend’ style advice. Her best-selling style and beauty bible, “THE WOW FACTOR: INSIDER STYLE SECRETS FOR EVERY BODY AND EVERY BUDGET” (Penguin) debuted on the Today Show.
Stafford’s private clients range from celebrities to royalty. She appears weekly on QVC for Isaac Mizrahi, and is a style contributor to Today, Steve Harvey, ET, The View, Extra!, Access Hollywood as well as Good Morning America, Wendy Williams, CNN and VH1.
Stafford has served as a brand ambassador for Slim-Fast, Swarovski, Olay, Coach, Bali Intimates, Shiseido, Genie Bras and Woolite and partnered with Estee Lauder on the creation of a cosmetics brand for HSN. Stafford also collaborated on a limited-edition Kindle cover, sold exclusively on amazon.com, for Built NY.
An accomplished style & beauty journalist, her work appears in Vogue, Marie Claire, Lucky, Cosmopolitan, Good Housekeeping and People StyleWatch, among others. As the Executive Style Director of Shape, she authored her eponymous fashion column, In The Dressing Room with Jacqui, for 1.7 million readers. Stafford teaches a fashion course for a NY-based talent agency, “The Wow Factor: How to Look Like a Million Bucks: And Then Earn Two”.
She has been profiled and featured in Town & Country, Gotham, Hamptons, LA Confidential, Robb Report, Elite Traveler, Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, USA Today, New York Post, The Miami Herald and yahoo.com.
Before arriving in New York in 1999, Stafford spent three years in Hong Kong hosting two beauty and style-based prime-time television shows, and was nominated “One of the Ten Most Interesting People in Hong Kong” by Hong Kong Magazine.
An advocate for adoption, Stafford adopted a daughter as a single parent and serves on the board of helpusadopt.org, a non-profit that grants financial aid to adoptive families. Fluent in French and Spanish, Stafford has lived and worked in New York, London, Paris, Hong Kong and the Canary Islands. She currently lives in Manhattan with possibly the naughtiest (and most delicious) little girl in the world.