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  1. Tampa Bay Fashion Week educates a 12-year-old aspiring designer

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    TAMPA — Sarah Crawford sat inches from the runway at Tampa Bay Fashion Week, wearing a sleeveless blue dress and a bright pink necklace she had picked out the night before. Her eyes scanned intently as models made their way down, draped in the work of local and brand-name store attire.

    From left, Jenn Greacen-Crawford of Seminole, Fla. and daughters, Abigail Crawford,17, and Sarah Crawford, 12, at Tampa Bay Fashion Week's Friday night runway fashion show at International Plaza, Tampa, Fla., October 6, 2017. Sarah has been homeschooled for the last year, is interested in fashion and her mother created a fashion curriculum for her prior to her attending Friday night's fashion show. Tampa Bay Fashion Week has taken her under its wing to help her learn about how clothes are designed and made. CHERIE DIEZ   |   Times
  2. Met Gala photos: Rihanna in petals, Zendaya in parrots and more eye-catching fashion

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    NEW YORK — It's been called the "Oscars of the east coast" in terms of fashion fanfare.

  3. Time Capsule: A brief look back at 1960s fashions (and prices)

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    As I add new (so to speak) historical photos into the Tampa Bay Times archive, I'm always on the lookout for ones to share online. Here's a set pulled from photos featuring Iris Terrill, a local model from the 1960s. Not only is it a great sampling of what the fashionable women of the 1960s were wearing, it also offers …

    March 16 1966 - Long line jacket suit in celery has gold colored weskit. Silk is slub-textured. Sizes 14-16. $75.95. Dramatic black and white hat in shiny straw. $13.98. (Bob Hannah | Times)
  4. Katy Perry's rainbow-colored shoe line is giving us life

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    Did you know Katy Perry had a shoe line? It doesn't really matter. Everyone has a shoe line. My cat has a shoe line (it's kind of rote, to be honest, but she doesn't get out much).

    Katy Perry's "Hillary," a shoe named after Hillary Clinton. $139.
  5. Oscars 2017 red carpet fashion recap (with video)

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    Now with video! 

    At this hour in the day, after last night's late, late Oscars cast, reading feels like a tall order. As me how I know. If you still want a fashion recap but don't want to attempt to process words on a page, here I am describing it for you on video. Don't say we never do anything for you.

  6. Your boyfriend probably wants you to wash your hair more often

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    How often do you wash your hair?

    It's confusing, right? One minute, the pros are telling you to barely ever wash it, to let your natural oils do the work because all that shampooing can be drying. The next, as in, this moment, they're saying, wash more!

    Make hair washing more enjoyable by getting a young Robert Redford to do it for you.
  7. Kate Upton makes third appearance on Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition cover

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    NEW YORK — She's once, twice, three times a Sports Illustrated swimsuit cover model.

    Kate Upton appears on the cover of the annual Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition for the third time. [Sports Illustrated]
  8. Here's what everyone, including Michelle Obama, wore to the White House state dinner

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    It's that time in the day on a Wednesday when you probably need to fantasize about a life other than yours. For instance, I just ate a microwave meal at my desk, I'm wearing a secondhand H&M jacket and my hair is too tight.

    The Obamas and their guests of honor Tuesday night.
  9. MAC's Selena makeup line is out today, better start Dreaming of You

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    Here's what a true friend does.

    A true friend goes to MAC the morning the line of makeup paying tribute to slain singer Selena comes out, gets three shades for herself, and picks up an extra "Dreaming of You" for you. That's what my pal Brittany did …

    A worker from the Production Resource Group unrolls a large photo of the late singer Selena Quintanilla for the unveiling of the MAC Selena makeup collection, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas. Known simply as Selena, the Mexican-American queen of Tejano music was shot to death in March 1995 by a former employee.
  10. Slideshow: Tampa Bay Fashion Week melds national brands and local designers on one runway

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    Another Tampa Bay Fashion Week is a wrap.

    A queen opening the Elizabeth Carson Racker show.