November 2012

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On page 24 of WAG’s December “Power Brokers” issue, we flip-flopped the names and representative properties of Donna Beretta and Michelle Genovesi, two top…

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Holiday form

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Winter glamour borrows the best trends of the season, spicing them with sparkle. Top names in New York City couture present glamorous gowns and body- skimming silhouettes of brights, blacks and just enough bling.

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SILVER FOX

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Cindy Joseph spent decades as a makeup artist in the fashion industry before ending up on the other side of the camera as a fashion model, “discovered” at age 49. Now proudly 61, the Yonkers woman touts timeless beauty not only through modeling and a signature cosmetics line, BOOM! By Cindy Joseph, but by talking about the “pro-age revolution” every chance she can.

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SAYING ‘NO’ TO HOOCHIE MAMAS

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The impetus for creating Stella M’Lia occurred when designer Stella McCaffrey’s daughter, Katherine, turned 12 and began receiving two to three invitations a month for bar/bat mitzvahs. “Katherine needed fairly dressy dresses, and the shock of it all was when you went out to the stores you couldn’t find anything that was appropriate or tasteful, because a lot of it was black, bedazzled, short and tight spandex, which made the girls look like ‘hoochie mamas’ before they were even technically teenagers,” McCaffrey says.

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LIFE UNDER THE AMALFI SUN

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Move over, “Under the Tuscan Sun” and “A Good Year.” There’s a new sheriff in town and she’s here to offer a variation on the foreigner-goes-Continental-in-search-of-love-and-life’s-meaning theme. Her name is Lisa Fantino, and her book, “Amalfi Blue: Lost & Found in the South of Italy,” is due out mid-January from Wanderlust Women Travel Ltd., her Mamaroneck-based concierge travel business.

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A MILKSHAKE FOR THE SOUL

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“I like having 9,000 balls in the air,” says entrepreneur Amy Jurkowitz. “I do better that way.” The busy mother of five (three of whom are applying to college this year) isn’t kidding. With two businesses— Milkshake, a website she co-founded about individuals and organizations that give back, and Jurkowitz & Co., a consulting firm – the Greenwich resident clearly thrives on organized chaos.

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