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Amy Tara Koch

Preemptive Parenting Is a Game Changer

Amy Tara Koch | Posted 10.14.2014 | Parents
Amy Tara Koch

Preparation yields time. And time is an invaluable currency. Once I organized the major Mom things -- meals, school, scheduling after school activities -- I emerged cleansed, much like that glorious feeling of showering after an exceptionally sweaty workout.

Oscar Style Snagged: 10 Red Carpet Stylista Secrets For Real Women

Amy Tara Koch | Posted 04.01.2014 | Style
Amy Tara Koch

The Oscars are the Superbowl of awards seasons. To get ready for the close ups that are tweeted round the world, A-listers kick up their styling regimens into overdrive.

New Year, New You: Fat Free Dressing

Amy Tara Koch | Posted 03.04.2014 | Style
Amy Tara Koch

So, you over indulged this holiday season. You've got a pooch. Your jeans are tight. You have discernible muffin top. Here's a tip: Don't hide out in ...

Deciphering Cryptic Holiday Dress Codes

Amy Tara Koch | Posted 02.08.2014 | Style
Amy Tara Koch

Holiday dressing is all about stepping up one's style; adding a dash of flash, a higher heel, some sequins and a bold, red lip. But, the plethora of party dress codes has confused legions of ladies. Can one wear fishnets to an office celebration?

A Five-Minute Fix: How to Kate Moss-ify Your Look

Amy Tara Koch | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Amy Tara Koch

A groovy, eclectic blend of sporty modern and vintage is what catapulted Kate Moss into the realm of fashion icon. First stop? Mom's closet.

A Five Minute Fix: How to Channel Your Inner Nicole Richie

Amy Tara Koch | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Amy Tara Koch

The five minutes that it takes to pop on two necklaces, a scarf and earrings is the difference between ho-hum and high wattage. And when speaking of accessories, bigger is almost always better.

A Five-Minute Fix: How to Glammify Lifeless Hair

Amy Tara Koch | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Amy Tara Koch

After years of study, I have uncovered the key to obtaining a manageable mane. The Holy Grail of good hair? Great products and great tools.

The Mommy Field Trip: 48 (Offspring-Free) Hours In LA

Amy Tara Koch | Posted 03.17.2012 | Style
Amy Tara Koch

Exhaustion is simply par for the Pampers ridden course. How to reclaim one's moxie? The mommy field trip: a weekend getaway sans children. My vision of Zen is a sunny and glamorous spot where I can rest my mind, energize my body and rejuvenate my complexion.

How to Look Rich on the Cheap

Amy Tara Koch | Posted 01.11.2012 | Style
Amy Tara Koch

Looking rich does not require dropping loads of cash on designer duds. The trick? Confidence, serious grooming and the ability to mix and match quality classics with on trend accents.

Pluck You! The Inside Scoop on How to Morph Your Unibrow into the (Facial) Accessory Du Jour

Amy Tara Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Amy Tara Koch

Women always tell me how lucky I am. They gaze longingly at my full brows and wax poetic about my blessed DNA. The truth? Thick brows are a massive pain in the butt.