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To celebrate the launch of her new fragrance, Mariah Carey’s Luscious Pink, Mariah is offering the ultimate design challenge for her fans.

Go to http://www.mariahcareybeauty.com and design a luscious pink dress for Mariah Carey herself.

Mariah will pick the design that perfectly captures the essence of Luscious Pink — feminine, sparkling, magical and sensual — and make it come to life.

Three dresses will be produced — one for Mariah to wear, one for the design winner, and one to be auctioned off to benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R).

The ‘Luscious Pink’ dress design contest will run online at http://www.mariahcareybeauty.com through November 14, 2008.

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The fashion fraternity is saying goodbye to another stalwart.

This time, it’s Mr. Blackwell, famed for his worst-dressed lists.

No doubt some celebs are breathing a sigh of relief.

Reuters reports:

 

Mr. Blackwell, the fashion maven whose annual “worst-dressed” list could be the bane of Hollywood celebrities, has died at age 86, according to media reports on Monday.

Richard Blackwell, born Richard Selzer, had been in failing health for some time and in August was reported to be in a coma after a fall at his Los Angeles home.

The Los Angeles Times quoted his publicist Harlan Boll as saying the former actor and fashion designer died on Sunday afternoon in hospital of complications from an intestinal infection.

Blackwell issued his “worst-dressed” list for 48 years and it became watched around the world as much for his caustic quips about the stars’ fashion as for who made the list.

Last year he put British “Spice Girls” singer Victoria “Posh Spice” Beckham at the top of his list, saying: “…in one skinny-mini monstrosity after another, pouty ‘Posh’ Beckham can really wreck-em.”

In the No. 2 spot was British soul singer Amy Winehouse and just behind was U.S. actress Mary-Kate Olsen who, he said, “resembles a tattered toothpick trapped in a hurricane.”

For 35 years, Blackwell had his own clothing line. He was also acostume designer who worked with Hollywood stars such as Jayne Mansfield and Jane Russell.

View a slideshow created in his honor.

Disney and renowned designer Kirstie Kelly are celebrating the princess in every woman.

They are launching the “Red Label” collection of plus size bridal gowns designed specifically for plus size women.

Kirstie Kelly for Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings – Red Label, will be showcased in glamorous style at the New York Bridal Market during a runway show at the Waldorf Astoria.

The new bridal line consists of 15 new dresses and caters to women who wear a size 16 or larger.

Today more than 48 percent of women are considered plus size, and according to the U.S. market research firm NPD Group, plus size merchandise accounts for one in five women’s apparel purchases, a growth of 20 percent between 2003 and 2007.

You can check out http://www.disneybridal.com for more information on Kirstie Kelly for Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings.

October’s a great time to shop pink and support the fight against breast cancer.

Already, I’m fearing people won’t be as supportive because of the declining economy.

However, I’ve selected three great pieces at every price point to share with you.

If you can, please support this worthy cause.

 

For the Love of Her Life Tote Bag & Keychain
(Tote: $3.95 ; Keychain: $2.95)

 

MICHAEL Michael Kors Ribbon Tote ($68)

 

Cotton Canvas ‘Tory Tote’ & Cotton Canvas Cosmetic Bag
(Tote: $195; Cosmetic Bag: $45 )

Join H&M in the fight against cancer.

All U.S. H&M stores will accept donations from customers on behalf of the American Cancer Society (ACS) for the entire month of October 2008!

100% of the funds collected will be presented to the ACS at the end of the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer initiative in November 2008.

Visit your nearest H&M store to make your tax refundable donation because giving is always in fashion.

Find out how to walk with your favorite H&M store team at one of 47 local Making Strides Against Breast Cancer events this October.

It’s hard to forget that it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

You may have noticed this from the abundance of pink taking over your retail stores.

Or perhaps you read our feature on shopping pink.

This week’s featured item is the pink Lacoste polo for a country-club, preppy look that’s fresh and classic.

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Coach has launched a superbad line of accessories in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month.

This collection is bananas!

And we give it an A — for affordable.

Items start at $38.

Check them out.

You’re not a real fashionista if you’re not fascinated by pink!

Ok. That statement might be a bit of a stretch but it’s the time of year when pink makes a powerful statement.

When you’re shopping, be sure to pick up a pink thing (or two) and contribute to the fight against this stupid disease.

Here’s what’s up for grabs (our favorites are highlighted) Read More »

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As a response to the sluggish economy and the skyrocketing price of food, the New York based RACHAEL RAY and “The Tyra Banks Show” have joined forces.

They’ll help the more than 1 million New Yorkers who access emergency food each year.

Both shows are challenging their daily audience members to bring healthy canned goods to the tapings that will be donated to City Harvest, an organization that helps feed over 260,000 New Yorkers each week.

Tyra might not be making paper like Oprah but isn’t it great she’s doing what she can to help out? 🙂

 Awesome!

The Dancing with The Stars survivor is actually begging people to ask her this question. Read More »