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  • Weight loss: All calories not created equal

    LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Dr. Mehmet Oz gave some tips on boosting your metabolism. When it comes to weight loss, he says it’s not just a matter of “calories in and calories out.” In fact, where you get your calories from can determine whether or not they’re burned or stored as fat. “If you eat […]

    Sep 30th, 2011 | Filed under Weight Loss
  • A Stylish Spin on Web Fashion

    Uniqueness spring 2013. It’s a pleasure to see Alessandra Facchinetti back on the runway. You may remember her from her brief moment at Gucci, in 2004, when she succeeded Tom Ford. Then, following Valentino’s retirement, she took over the creative direction at that house. It was, let us say, an impossible job, and her first […]

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  • Well Fed but Not Stuffed

    A good designer is like an attentive waiter: he is there to serve guests and quietly depart. Fashion, as Cristóbal Balenciaga famously and sourly observed at the end of his career, is a dog’s life. Ah, but if only he had known Hussein Chalayan, he might have at least savored the human comedy. Not unreasonably, […]

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  • Paris Fashion Week Heats Up

    Like The Daily Beast on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for updates all day long. Robin Givhan is a special correspondent for style and culture for Newsweek and The Daily Beast. In 1995 she became the fashion editor of The Washington Post, where she covered the news, trends, and business of the international fashion […]

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  • The effects of “yo-yo” diets

    Published on Fri Sep 30 16:08:30 BST 2011 ISLE personal trainer Sue Taylor (pictured) continues her monthly Body Matters column which focuses on the effect of “yo-yo” dieting. Have you/do you: l Say on a Friday “Diet starts again on Monday!” l Never make it more than a few weeks on a diet (often only […]

    Sep 30th, 2011 | Filed under Weight Loss
  • Lake tops, Bono flops on 2nd week of ‘Dancing’

    By SANDY COHEN, AP Entertainment Writer – 3 days ago  LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Italian actress who romanced George Clooney has done her last dance on “Dancing With the Stars.” Elisabetta Canalis was dismissed from the TV dance competition Tuesday, despite her third-place finish on Monday’s episode. She and professional partner Val Chmerkovskiy earned […]

    Sep 30th, 2011 | Filed under Weight Loss
  • A Behind-the-Scenes Look at L.A.’s Top Weight Loss and Plastic Surgery Center

    LOS ANGELES, Sept. 30, 2011 — /PRNewswire/ — What separates the exceptional weight loss and plastic surgery centers from the sub-standard clinics? Upon closer examination of the Brand Surgical Center, a prestigious medical center offering plastic surgery and weight loss in Los Angeles, the difference becomes crystal clear. At the Brand Surgical Institute, you will […]

    Sep 30th, 2011 | Filed under Weight Loss
  • Margiela turns fashion inside-out

    PARIS (AP) — Maison Martin Margiela turned fashion inside-out on Friday, with a deconstructed spring-summer 2013 ready-to-wear collection that put the underpinnings of clothing onto the outside. Thrown over the models’ shoulders, swaths of fabric that looked as if they’d been freshly hacked off the bolt became the most basic of outerwear. Pinned rudimentarily to […]

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  • Paris Fashion Week: Miracles? Maybe, but muted ones

    With Galliano and McQueen no longer on hand to provide the spectacle, designers are showing clothes that real women can wear: in Paris, that’s radical. BY Lisa Armstrong 30 September 2011 Lanvin spring/summer 2013. Photo: AFP Hussein Chalayan spring/summer 2013. Photo: AFP Christian Dior spring/summer 2013. Photo: AP Roland Mouret spring/summer 2013. Photo: AFP As […]

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  • Lady Gaga’s Fashion Director Plans to Sell Virtual Clothes For Real Money

    By Ryan Kuo CCP Zombie Boy Nicola Formichetti has turned heads as Mugler creative director and Lady Gaga’s fashion director. Now the forward-looking Formichetti has created a futuristic virtual outfit for the spacefaring online videogame EVE Online. Along with a one-off version of the Formichetti design that will be auctioned for charity, EVE Online developer […]

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