Charla Krupp

We regret to report our long-time client and dear friend, Charla Krupp, lost her battle with breast cancer January 23rd 2012. Our condolences to her husband and family. We will never forget you.

Tributes

Today Show (over 100 appearances)

New York Times

  • Author of How Not to Look Old and How to Never Look Fat Again:
  • 22 weeks on The New York Times Bestseller List
  • #1 Beauty/Fashion books
  • Expert Speaker, Media Resource, Product Spokeswoman, Host
  • Today Show Style Contributor for 10 years
  • Oprah show—8 appearances
  • Magazine editor—InStyle, Glamour, People Style Watch, More
  • 22-city national media tour
  • International hit! UK, France, Australia, Korea, Turkey, Greece, Czech Republic, Hungary

Biography

Charla Krupp is the New York Times best-selling author of the two style bibles: HOW TO NEVER LOOK FAT AGAIN: Over 1000 Ways to Dress Thinner Without Dieting and HOW NOT TO LOOK OLD: Fast and Effortless Ways to Look Ten Years Younger, Ten Pounds Lighter, Ten Times Better. Not only did both books hit the New York Times best-seller lists, but each book became Amazon’s best-selling beauty and fashion titles of the year—2008, 2009, 2010.  This pair of global must-reads have been hot sellers the world over–UK, France, Australia, The Netherlands, China, Greece, Czech Republic, Turkey, Hungary, Korea and Russia. Charla is currently a contributing editor to Time Inc’s People Magazine and People’s successful spin-off, Style Watch.

Charla is an award-winning journalist nationally known for her massively popular “real woman’s” approach to fashion and beauty.  The best-selling author started her career in magazines–and then brought her accessible style platform to television and the Internet.

For ten years, she was a contributor to NBC’s Today show and appeared in over 130 style segments covering the gamut of style from Beauty and Fashion Makeovers to Wedding Style, Beach Style, Baby Style even Pet Style. She’s been seen on over forty national TV shows including Today, Oprah, CBS Early Show, Good Morning America, Dateline, Rachel Ray, Wendy Williams, The View, Tyra, Entertainment Tonight, Extra, Access Hollywood, ABC’s World News, Tyra as well as CNN, Fox News, Fox Business, CNBC, HSN. She appeared on the best of local TV in the top 21 markets on her most recent book tour. Charla is widely recognized as the first fashion magazine editor to have a monthly TV style segment. For years, she did woman-on-the-street style segments for Oprah. She conceived and co-hosted E’s first Academy Awards fashion review, The Golden Hanger Awards. Charla delivered weekly pop culture commentary on E’s The Gossip Show.

As a print journalist, she has written for Time Magazine, The New York Times, In Style, Glamour, Town & Country, More, Shop Etc., Cosmopolitan, The Chicago Tribune, USA Today Weekend, ivillage.com, msnbc.com, aol.com, wowowow.com. She was a contributing editor to More Magazine and wrote the monthly column “Fashion for Grown-Ups.” She was Executive Editor of Hearst’s innovative shopping magazine, Shop Etc. Before Shop, Charla did a second stint as an editor at In Style —the publishing phenomenon she helped create with mega-successful franchises such as Getting Gorgeous. At Glamour Magazine, Charla first served as Entertainment Editor where she created the magazine’s “Women of the Year Awards” in her pages, and then, as its award-winning Beauty Director.

Charla started her journalism career with the American Society of Magazine Editors and the Mademoiselle Guest Editorship.  She graduated at the top of her class at the University of Illinois College of Communications where she currently serves on the Dean’s Advisory Board, and recently returned to give the commencement speech. Her husband, Richard Zoglin, is a Time Magazine editor, also its theater critic, and author of Comedy at the Edge: How the Stand-Ups of the ‘70s Changed America. She now lives in New York City and Sagaponack, New York.

 

Testimonials

Praise for HOW TO NEVER LOOK FAT AGAIN

In How Not to Look Old, Krupp aided readers in their quest to fend off the ravages of age. In this second outing, she puts her style and beauty savvy—gleaned from her work at GlamourInStyleMore, and People: Style Watch—to work helping women discover and celebrate their slimmer side…the woman knows her stuff…a careful read will reveal that Krupp’s advice—delivered in just the right knowledgeable-yet-commiserating tone—makes excellent sense. When it comes to clothes and the female figure, the author understands how proportion, balance, and color make the difference between lumpy and lovely, frumpy and fabulous.(Apr.) – Publishers Weekly

“Ms. Krupp’s mission is to consider every possible roll, bump and curve of the body and propose ways to minimize it, distract from it, or make it disappear with artful dressing. There is a voyeuristic thrill to reading even sections that don’t apply to your own body type.” – Christina Binkley, Wall Street Journal

“Consider the mystery of looking great in clothes solved.” – Redbook

“…The book is a bible for creating optical illusions with correct garment choices…Any woman can benefit.” – San Francisco Chronicle

“about as impossible to resist as chocolate.” – Orlando Sentinel

“In her new book, “How to Never Look Fat Again,” she compiles easy, smart, and chic tips on how women can look thinner without spending endless hours at the gym. She guarantees her fashion secrets will help you by tonight.” – The Boston Globe

Praise for HOW NOT TO LOOK OLD
 
“Charla Krupp, a blonde who looks decidedly not-old. Whether mammalian age even pertains to beauties like Krupp I’m not sure; she seems to be on a another biological trip altogether.” — Virginia Heffernan, New York Times

“Everyone who has a uterus needs this book!” – Sam Malone, host of The Sam Malone Show, Mix 96.5 – KHMX-FM – Houston


“Just adored reading the book… It’s fantastic. I know it’s going to be a monster hit…” – Nora Ephron
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