Trinny Woodall

Last updated 09 January 2020

Trinny Woodall
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Sarah-Jane Duncanson Woodall

Born: Saturday 8th February 1964 (age: 59)


Trinny Woodall is an English fashion advisor and designer, television presenter and author. She was raised in a wealthy family and was privately educated. After ten years working in marketing – and battling alcoholism – Woodall met Susannah Constantine in 1994, whom she joined to write a weekly fashion column for The Daily Telegraph. This led to the launch of their own internet fashion-advice business and the release of their first fashion-advice book, both of which ventures ended in failure.

They were then commissioned by the BBC to host What Not to Wear in 2001. The following year Woodall and Constantine released their second book, What Not to Wear, which gained them a British Book Award and sold over 670,000 copies. The pair co-wrote many fashion advice books, several of which became best-sellers in the United Kingdom and the United States, and have now sold over 2.5 million copies worldwide. In 2009 she Launched their International Makeover Mission series. They have filmed over 20 series in 9 countries including, Norway, Sweden, Israel, Denmark, Australia, India, Netherlands.

In 2003 they launched their shareware range Trinny & Susannah's Original Magic Knickers which are sold in 30 countries around the world

After co-hosting What Not to Wear for five series and appearing on The Oprah Winfrey Show as style and make-over advisors, Woodall and Constantine moved to ITV to host Trinny & Susannah Undress... in 2006, and Undress the Nation. After becoming the faces of Littlewoods Direct, they released their own Littlewoods clothing range and latest fashion advice book, The Body Shape Bible, in 2007.

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