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Charla Miriam Krupp

Born: 1953 in Chicago, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Born in Chicago, Charla was raised in Wilmette, Illinois.

Biography: 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.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction; Other

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Charla Miriam Krupp on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

How not to look old :
ISBN: 0446699977 OCLC: 225870214

Springboard Press, New York : 2009.

"Boot camp for a younger, hipper makeover, packed with no-holds-barred advice on little beauty and fashion changes that pay off big time"--Provided by the publisher.

How to never look fat again :
ISBN: 0446547476 OCLC: 320803857

Springboard Press, New York : 2010.

Krupp shares smart, easy ways to hide arm flaps, big busts, muffin tops, back fat, Buddha belly, booty, wide hips, thunder thighs, heavy calves--and that's only half the chapters. She also looks at special problems like how not to look fat in work-out gear, evening wear and even in a swimsuit!