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Charla Krupp is the best-selling author of the two style bibles: HOW TO NEVER LOOK FAT AGAIN: Over 1000 Ways to Dress Thinner Without Dieting and HOW NOT TO LOOK OLD: Fast and Effortless Ways to Look Ten Years Younger, Ten Pounds Lighter, Ten Times Better. The two books together spent 22 weeks on the New York Times best-seller list, and were Amazon's best-selling beauty and fashion titles for the years, 2008, 2009 and 2010 and are hot sellers the world over--UK, France, Australia, The Netherlands, China, Greece, Czech Republic, Turkey, Hungary, Korea and Russia. Charla is currently a contributing editor to Time Inc's successful spin-off, People Style Watch.
Charla was an award-winning magazine journalist before bringing her accessible "real woman's" approach to fashion and beauty to television and the Internet. For ten years, she was a contributor to NBC's Today show and appeared in over 130 style segments covering the gamut of style from Beauty and Fashion Makeovers to Wedding Style, Beach Style, Baby Style even Pet Style. Charla is widely recognized as the first fashion magazine editor to have a monthly TV style segment. She has also done many woman-on-the-street style segments for Oprah and appeared on many national shows such as CBS Early Show, Good Morning America, Dateline, Rachel Ray, Wendy Williams, The View, Tyra, Entertainment Tonight, Extra, Access Hollywood and more. She also conceived and co-hosted E's first Academy Awards fashion review, The Golden Hanger Awards and delivered weekly pop culture commentary on E's The Gossip Show.
As an award-winning magazine journalist, Charla spent 15 years as the entertainment editor for Glamour Magazine, where she created the magazine's "Women of the Year Awards." She moved to Time Inc.'s new style magazine, In Style helping to create mega-successful franchises for that publishing phenomenon such as Getting Gorgeous. She returned to Glamour to become the magazine's beauty director, and later served as executive editor of Hearst's innovative magazine, Shop Etc. As a contributing editor to More Magazine, Charla wrote the monthly column "Fashion for Grown-Ups." She has also written for Time Magazine, The New York Times, Town & Country, Cosmopolitan, The Chicago Tribune, USA Today Weekend, aol.com, ivillage.com, and many others.
Charla started her journalism career with the American Society of Magazine Editors and the Mademoiselle Guest Editorship. She graduated at the top of her class at the University of Illinois College of Communications where she currently serves on the Dean's Advisory Board, and recently returned to give the commencement speech. Her husband, Richard Zoglin, is a Time Magazine editor, also its theater critic, and author of Comedy at the Edge: How the Stand-Ups of the '70s Changed America. She now lives in New York City and Sagaponack, New York.
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