The Red Carpet Food Chain

Movie premieres and award shows are among the world’s most glamorous events. Beautiful people in beautiful clothes always attract attention, but the awards season red carpet circuit takes dazzling to a whole new level. Hard to believe that behind the glitz and glamour are some of the most cut-throat antics of all time. But it…

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Beware The Sparkly People

Studies have long shown that attractive people have an advantage. They get more attention from parents, teachers, and classmates growing up than their less attractive counterparts, and from potential mates once they mature. In the work place, good-looking people are hired faster, get promoted more quickly, and earn an average of 10% more than people…

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10 Olympians Who Set Fashion Trends

While the 2014 Winter Olympics have been landmark in a number of ways – Women’s Ski Jumping, Team Figure Skating, #sochiproblems – one thing they’re NOT going to be remembered for is fashion. With the exception of former skater turned commentator, Johnny Weir – whose flamboyant attire blatantly challenges Putin’s anti-gay laws – most of…

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Bethany Mota at King of Prussia Mall

My oldest daughter, Cassie, is a fan of social media fashion darling Bethany Mota. At 18, Bethany has turned her “fashion hauls” – shop and show purchases on YouTube – into a lucrative career, with nearly 5 million YouTube fans, 2.5 million Instagram followers, 1 million Twitter followers, etc. She has such a devoted following…

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Eleanor Lambert, The Empress of Seventh Avenue

Once upon a time, Paris was the center of fashion. Louis XIV had wrestled the title from the Italians in the 1650’s, so for the next 300 years, Western Civilization looked to France for style. Until Eleanor Lambert came along, that is. Born in Crawfordville, Indiana in 1903, Eleanor Lambert wanted to be a sculptor.…

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