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Millicent Rogers

A Memorable Thanksgiving with Millicent Rogers

Cherie Burns | Posted 02.01.2012 | Style
Cherie Burns

Millicent Rogers, heiress to a Standard Oil fortune, hosted a memorable Thanksgiving in Taos, New Mexico in 1949 after her disastrous love affair with actor Clark Gable came to an end.

Stepmotherhood Never Ends

Cherie Burns | Posted 01.02.2012 | Parents
Cherie Burns

I have moved on from writing about stepfamilies, but even now when I'm out speaking about my latest book, the biography of the Standard Oil heiress and fashion icon Millicent Rogers, women in the audience often come around afterward to ask me about step-parenting.

Inspiration for Change

Cherie Burns | Posted 11.30.2011 | Books
Cherie Burns

What triggers making a fresh start in life? Sometimes something as simple as a beautiful fall day or a scenic panorama can make one aware of life's possibilities.

What Makes a Fashion Icon?

Cherie Burns | Posted 10.24.2011 | Style
Cherie Burns

What makes a fashion icon? The determining factors have changed since the 30s and 40s when Millicent Rogers was a wealthy beauty with a sense of style that left an enduring mark on the fashion world.