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Spotlight: Model of the Day

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Kristen McMenamy was born in Easton, Pennsylvania, on December 13, 1966. Unlike many of her supermodel peers, she didn't enjoy a storybook discovery. As a hopeful young girl, modeling matriarch Eileen Ford told her that she'd need extensive plastic surgery if she were ever going to make it, but Kristen was resilient. With some initial success in 1985, land...
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Spotlight: Person of the Day

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Charles Frederick Worth, the designer who dominated Parisian fashion in the latter half of the nineteenth century, was born in Bourne, Lincolnshire, England, on October 13, 1825. As a young man, Worth worked as an apprentice and clerk for two London textile merchants. In addition to gaining a thorough knowledge of fabrics and the business of supplying dressm...
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    Spotlight: Label of the Day

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    Stüssy is an American streetwear clothing company started by Shawn Stussy in Laguna Beach, California in 1980. One of their more famous tag lines is "Fresh Gear". In 1980, Shawn Stussy sold T-shirts with his drawn signature as well as selling surfboards which he had shaped and manufactured. Stussy clothing was started as a surf brand inspired by reggae...
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      "It was just the time. It was a swing from more buxom girls like Cindy Crawford and people were shocked to see what they called a 'waif'. What can you say? How many times can you say 'I'm not anorexic'?"
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      "For us eternal truth lies in the classics. We let ourselves inspire by all sorts of classics - we update them and make them our own in a Scandinavian style."

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        She is an avid painter and has had several of her paintings appear in various art magazines in the U.S. On September 27, 2002 she dedicated a sculpture she painted called "Dogs with Butterflies" to commemorate the role of rescue dogs in the aftermath of September 11. She has also had a rose named after her.
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