'What Not to Wear' UK: What Happened to Trinny Woodall?

Fashion advisor Trinny Woodall poses at a press conference in Warsaw, Poland, 2011
August 7, 2019 - 14:20 / Laura Pérez

Trinny Woodall started to build her career in the fashion world a couple of decades ago. She is best known for hosting the British fashion show What Not to Wear during the 2000's, but for many years she has worked on different projects and has showed her concern about substance abuse.

Born in 1964 in London, Trinny Woodall is a TV celebrity, fashion advisor and make-over expert, best known for hosting the BBC television series What Not to Wear from 2001 to 2005, alongside Susannah Constantine. The pair also appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show as style and make-over consultants; and in 2006 they hosted Trinny & Susannah Undress, as well as Undress the Nation in 2007. They have worked together not only in television but also for The Daily Telegraph where they had a weekly fashion column, which led to the launch of their own internet fashion-advice business, as well as to the release of their first fashion-advice book. In 2009 they released their International Makeover Mission series filmed in nine countries and viewed by over 30 million women.

Trinny Woodall attends the landmark Grand Opening of Atlantis, The Palm Resort, and the Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, 2008

What has Trinny Woodall done independently and apart from What Not to Wear?

Trinny Woodall has appeared as a fashion advisor in several television shows mostly with her friend and colleague Susannah, however, she has also worked on different projects on her own. In 2006 she began to appear in the British daytime television programme This Morning as their fashion style expert. One year later, in October 2017, she started TRINNY LONDON, her own makeup company, which focuses on personalized selections of makeup based on womens' particular skin, face, and eye tones. For many years she has been an avid supporter of charities and has helped people who struggle with alcohol and substance abuse issues.

Trinny Woodall at the Cartier International Jewellery Launch Night, London, 2007

What Not to Wear: Trinny Woodall's personal life

Trinny Woodall got married to musician Johnny Elichaoff in 1999 and had a daughter named Lyla in 2003. The couple divorced in 2009, five years before Elichaoff's death. For many years she has been in a relationship with businessman Charles Saatch.

Trinny Woodall and Johnny Elichaoff at the annual Tatler Summer Party, London, 2005