My mom's the very model of the modern modeling mother. And she could soon share a runway with Heidi Klum and other model moms because she (my mother, not Heidi) began her modeling career recently at a fashion show in my hometown of Stamford, Connecticut.
Victoria's Secret model Miranda Kerr is the kind of woman who turns heads the second she walks into a room. But the 30-year-old's beauty is more than skin deep, according to her yoga instructor of the past 10 years, Charlotte Dodson. "Miranda is a truly beautiful and happy soul," she says.
NASA gave us Tang, the Navy gave us Velcro and professional sports is creating a steady stream of sophisticated training equipment and an enormous body of fitness knowledge that average Joe's and Jane's can tap into as we work on "minimizing the gap" between our potential and our actual.
"So many people are like me: when they watch Mad Men, they're inspired. They can fantasize about a world where women were elaborately dressed when they came to work, and men were in a suit and tie...My husband -- I'm like, why don't you wear more of that?"
She needs no introduction to those who are in the know -- she's a legend in the world of fashion. And she's still a knockout at the age of 82! I have to be honest -- I didn't know the extent of Carmen Dell'Orefice's history until I had the chance to work with her.
She was just shy of 10 years old when her brother, almost four years old, passed away from leukemia. Back then, her family didn't have much money, she said, and she watched as her parents had to pay the medical bills after her brother's death.