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11-year journey ends with bachelor’s degree for 89-year-old

11-year journey ends with bachelor’s degree for 89-year-old

December 25, 2015


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By Scott Travis Sun Sentinel (TNS) FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Many students go back to school once they realize their job prospects are limited, but few are doing it in their 80s. Yet that’s the path charted by Betty Reilly, a great-grandmother who at 89 received a bachelor’s degree in English ...

The Trend in Sunglasses: Lighter Shades of Pale

June 30, 2015


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By Wendy Donahue Chicago Tribune (TNS) The sun — and new shades — are never so hotly anticipated as after a color-draining winter like this one. If you’re picking up some sunglasses to lighten your mood, pale and pastel shades are outshining brights this year. Think blush, lemon and mint from...

Project Prom: Teens Go For Classic Looks

Project Prom: Teens Go For Classic Looks

January 19, 2015


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MINNEAPOLIS — From ancient Grecian style all the way to the grunge of the ‘90s, fashion trends of the past are making their way back to the high school prom. Some teenagers are even digging out their parents’ old photos for inspiration and finding ways to give the looks a modern twist. “My ...

Hey,Guys, Listen Up On Grooming Tips From Kutcher, Pacino Celebrity Stylist

Hey,Guys, Listen Up On Grooming Tips From Kutcher, Pacino Celebrity Stylist

January 3, 2015


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BALTIMORE — We’re in the middle of No-Shave November and Movember, annual events in which men grow facial hair raise awareness of men’s health issues and cancer, so it’s the perfect time to talk about male grooming trends. Men’s grooming is having a moment, according to Vaughn Acord, a ce...

How To Create A Smoky Eye Look For The Season

How To Create A Smoky Eye Look For The Season

December 25, 2014


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Smoky eyes are a popular look for the season. Here’s how to create them: 1. Begin by applying an eyelid primer, this will make the eye shadow stand out and last longer. 2. Press a small piece of adhesive tape on cloth to make it less sticky. Use the tape to make a guideline from the outer edge of ...

From Casual To Glam: How To Dress For Holiday Parties

From Casual To Glam: How To Dress For Holiday Parties

December 19, 2014


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Holiday parties abound. There are office functions. Decked-out fundraisers. Seasonal soirees. New Year’s bashes. You get the invite. You R.S.V.P. Now comes the impossible task of decoding the dress code. Interpreting attire suggestions during the holiday season can be tricky, thanks to clever Pinterest...

Fabulous Von Furstenberg: Telling Her Mother’s Story In Style

Fabulous Von Furstenberg: Telling Her Mother’s Story In Style

December 14, 2014


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SEATTLE — Luxury smells like exotic flowers. It tastes like peppermint tea. It sounds like bracelets jangling. It feels like fingers running through a mane of curly hair. And it looks like Diane von Furstenberg. The designer, 67, was lounging on the couch in her spacious suite at the Four Seasons...

Rosenblum: What Price Beauty? Millennials Will Tell You

Rosenblum: What Price Beauty? Millennials Will Tell You

November 28, 2014


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Recent stories about the challenges women and girls face in the face of beauty might lead us to believe that we’re not making any progress. Don’t believe it. Victoria’s Secret’s new “Perfect Body” campaign, coupled with actresses Renée Zellweger’s dramatic makeover and Shoshana Roberts’ s...

Fashion blogger Chelsea Lankford Styles Her Way To Internet Stardom

Fashion blogger Chelsea Lankford Styles Her Way To Internet Stardom

November 26, 2014


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MINNEAPOLIS — It looked like Christmas morning in Chelsea Lankford’s Minneapolis brownstone, but it was just another Saturday. The 23-year-old tore into a pile of boxes, made a mountain of tissue paper and neatly stacked the contents. She was quick, efficient — as if opening presents filled with cl...

An American Classic: Cowboy Boots Still Riding High In The Saddle

An American Classic: Cowboy Boots Still Riding High In The Saddle

November 11, 2014


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By Bethany Ao The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) (MCT) RALEIGH, N.C. — Boot trends come and go every fall – over-the-knee, ankle, combat, wedges – but one boot remains, impervious to passing fads: the cowboy boot. The cowboy boot entered mainstream fashion beginning in the 1940s and 1950s, when a...

Pop Picks: The Hottest Trends From The Pop-O-Sphere

Pop Picks: The Hottest Trends From The Pop-O-Sphere

October 17, 2014


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PopMatters.com (MCT) ARTIST OF THE WEEK: Flying Lotus – (new album “You’re Dead!”) Every two years we’re going to be treated to a Flying Lotus album that changes the way we look at instrumental music. “You’re Dead!” finds Flying Lotus fully embracing the hip-hop rooted IDM sound and ...

Linda Rodin: At 66, A Style Icon To Women Half Her Age

Linda Rodin: At 66, A Style Icon To Women Half Her Age

October 17, 2014


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Chicago Tribune (MCT) The go-go boots were long gone when Linda Rodin peaked as a model. Last winter, at age 65 — decades after being scouted by photographers in Italy — she was cast in the pre-fall ad campaign for The Row, the high-end fashion house of Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. Two years earli...

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