As children we all know exactly what we want to be when we grow up. It could be becoming a professional dancer, an orthodontist (don’t laugh, that exactly what my friend wanted to be from the age of six) or in the case of a then eight year old Charlotte Phillips, to become a teacher. She remembers going into the kitchen one night before dinner and declaring, “Mom, I’m going to teach!” She was matter of fact, not question for a moment that she would not fulfill this calling. But then Charlotte grew up and like…

The last time I caught up with Ali Larter she was jumping into my black car in the middle of a bustling Soho street in Manhattan. I was a reporter for NBC at the time and had recruited her to join me for a telethon to raise money for victims of Hurricane Katrina, having met her at a mutual friend’s house party a few days earlier (extra credit for her dance floor moves!) She has recently appeared in Legally Blonde playing famous fitness instructor turned acquitted murderer Brooke, who inspired Elle Wood’s famous line: “Exercise gives you endorphins. Endorphins make you happy.…

We all have our “go to” fashion pieces, the ones we slip on without thinking that suddenly make us feel like ourselves again, only better. What if I could introduce you to three completely out-of-the-box new styles that are ever bit as comfortable but capable of transforming you into an even lovelier version of yourself? Here you go… 1. The Swimsuit Tee  The perfect mix of cool girl vibes and flattering cover-up, the matching Tee Swimsuit in terry-toweling, lightweight cotton or even loose lycra will be your best friend this summer. Offering just enough coverage to…