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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Charla Miriam Krupp  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction Other

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1953 in Chicago, Illinois

-- Charla Miriam Krupp on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Born in Chicago, Charla was raised in Wilmette, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

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 helped make Time Inc.’s new style magazine, InStyle, a publishing phenomenon. She returned to Glamour as beauty director and later served as executive editor of Hearst’s Shop Etc. Charla wrote a monthly column for More Magazine called “Fashion for Grown-Ups.” She had also written for Time Magazine, The New York Times, Town & Country, Cosmopolitan, Chicago Tribune and USA Today Weekend. Charla passed away in January 2012 of Breast Cancer.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

How Not to Look Old: Fast and Effortless Ways to Look 10 Years Younger, 10 Pounds Lighter, 10 Times Better
ISBN: 0446699977

Grand Central Life & Style. 2009

How Not to Look Old the 15-week New York Times bestseller is now in paperback updated with over 150 new Brilliant Buys!

Charla Krupp knows that aging sucks! So she's here to help. It's every woman's dream: looking hip, sexy, fresh, and pretty--whether you're in your 30's, 40's, 50's, or 60's. Now it's every woman's necessity: looking younger will help you hold onto your job and your partner--particularly when everyone around you seems half your age. It's about making the ultimate "to-do" list of LITTLE beauty and fashion changes that pay off BIG TIME.

Charla Krupp, beauty editor and expert, known for her real woman's approach to looking fabulous, offers brutally frank and foolproof advice on how not to look old.

How to Never Look Fat Again: Over 1,000 Ways to Dress Thinner--Without Dieting!
ISBN: 0446547476

Grand Central Life & Style. 2010

The new groundbreaking style-guide from bestseller author Charla Krupp on how to look 10 pounds lighter, 10 years younger and 10 times sexier every day, all year--in summer, winter, at the gym, even in a swimsuit!

You'll never get dressed the same way again once you discover:

*smart, easy ways to hide arm flap, a big bust, a muffin top, back fat, Buddha belly, a big booty, wide hips, thunder thighs, and heavy calves-and that's only half the book.

*which fabrics, colors, and styles make women look fat

*absolutely the best shades, shapes, and brilliant buys to make the pounds invisible

*clever solutions for special fashion situations--workout gear, evening wear, and even swimsuits!

*which products, fashions, and services you shouldn't waste your money on

*the top ten tips that will make you look thinner by tonight!

So, if you've ever put on a piece of clothing and asked "Does this make me look fat?" Finally, here is the book that will answer your question.