TV Stylist Stacy London’s Style for Hire Raises $1M in Series A Round

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Three-year-old Style for Hire in Brooklyn raised more than $1 million in a Series A round led by Golden Seeds in New York according to a press release issued Monday. Co-founded by Stacy London, co-host of television show What Not to Wear on TLC, Style for Hire is a network of trained and certified personal stylists who are available for in-home consultation across country. Users of Style for Hire’s website can search for local stylists to help them with fashion choices and purchases. Founded in 2008, Style for Hire launched its service in beta in September 2010.

Cindy McLaughlin, co-founder and former CEO of apparel line Abaeté, is CEO and co-founder of Style for Hire. According to the press release, Style for Hire plans to use the new funding to further the national launch of its service and expand its roster of stylists, clients, and partners.

João-Pierre S. Ruth is the editor of Xconomy New York. He can be reached at jpruth@xconomy.com and followed on Twitter @jpruth. Follow @jpruth

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