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Charla Krupp, Author, Dies

TV personality was 58.

Charla Krupp

Charla Krupp’s book, “How Not to Look Old.”

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Charla Krupp, an author, TV personality and beauty and fashion editor, died Monday in Manhattan at 58.

The cause of death was breast cancer, according to her husband, Richard Zoglin.

Krupp, who hailed from Wilmette, Ill., was the best-selling author of “How Not to Look Old,” and “How to Never Look Fat Again.” Krupp spent a collective 22 weeks on the The New York Times Best Seller List.

A prolific writer and editor, she was a contributing editor to People StyleWatch and a contributor to NBC’s “Today” show for 10 years, appearing in more than 130 style segments. She also made appearances on shows such as “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” “CBS The Early Show,” “Good Morning America,” “Dateline,” “Rachael Ray,” “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra” and “Access Hollywood.”

Krupp spent 15 years as the entertainment editor for Glamour magazine, where she created the Women of the Year awards. She also served as Glamour’s beauty editor and was an editor of InStyle and Shop Etc. Krupp also penned a monthly column for More magazine called “Fashion for Grown-Ups,” and wrote for Time, the New York Times, Town & Country, Cosmopolitan, Chicago Tribune and USA Today.

According to Hachette, the Krupp and Zoglin families established the Charla Krupp Memorial Fund for Women in Media at the University of Illinois College of Media.

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