Kate Betts

Fashion journalist and is the author of “Everyday Icon: Michelle Obama and the Power of Style.”

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American fashion journalist. Currently she is a contributing editor at Time and The Daily Beast, among other freelance writingpositions, and reporting on fashion for CNN. She lives in New York with her family.[2]

She began her career at Fairchild Publications' European office in Paris. During the 1990s she became a senior editor at American Vogue, where she was considered the likely successor to Anna Wintour as editor-in-chief. She later became the editor of Harper's Bazaar instead, one of the youngest editors of a fashion magazine ever, for two years. In 2011 her book Everyday Icon: Michelle Obama and the Power of Style was published by Clarkson Potter.[2]

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Beloved fashion designer Oscar de la Renta died yesterday at the age of 82. He was known for his timelessly beautiful, yet wearable garments.

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