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Bianca Turetsky
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Bianca Turetsky is the author of the stylish Time-Traveling Fashionista series, which has been translated into nine languages. After graduating from Tufts University, Bianca began working for artist/filmmaker Julian Schnabel. She managed his studio for the past 11 years and was his assistant on the Academy Award-nominated film The Diving Bell and the Butterfly. She lives in a cozy studio apartment in Brooklyn, New York, that houses her very extensive and much-loved vintage collection. The third book in the series, The Time-Traveling Fashionista and Cleopatra, Queen of the Nile was published on December 3, 2013.

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My Secret Life As a Competitive Swimmer

(3) Comments | Posted May 13, 2014 | 10:29 AM

If you met me today you probably would never know I was once an athlete. I am little, into fashion, have a blowout. But for most of my life, the thing that defined me was being a swimmer. I was someone who had to get my prom dress adjusted to...

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Remembering Ruby Slippers

(0) Comments | Posted March 4, 2014 | 9:19 AM

The Wizard of Oz received a memorable tribute at last night's Oscars in honor of its 75th Anniversary, and I couldn't help but think of how much this classic film has impacted my own life and work. I was immediately transported back to my childhood TV room with its worn...

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Late Blooming: On Writing for Tweens

(2) Comments | Posted February 27, 2014 | 11:50 AM

I've always been the last to grow up. I was the last of my friends to stop playing with Barbie dolls (which I kept hidden in a trunk in my closet until the eighth grade), the last to shutter my Victorian dollhouse (which I still refuse to let my parents...

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The Jewels of Brooklyn Flea

(1) Comments | Posted April 11, 2011 | 2:41 PM

If there's one thing that gets me inspired, it's vintage shopping. I love learning the stories behind each piece, the history that's embedded in the garments and accessories. I can't help but wonder about the lives of the women who wore the dress before me, and what kind of...
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