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Fashion and Beauty

Joyce Carpati in Karen Walker Sunglasses

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Joyce Carpati in Karen Walker sunglasses.
Photographed by Ari Seth Cohen for Advanced Style.
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Joyce Carpati in Karen Walker sunglasses.


Photographed by Ari Seth Cohen for Advanced Style.

Joyce Carpati

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Joyce Carpati holds a Chanel purse.
Photographed by Ari Seth Cohen for Advanced Style.
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Joyce Carpati holds a Chanel purse.

Photographed by Ari Seth Cohen for Advanced Style.

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Leandra Medine.
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Leandra Medine.

Courtesy of Man Repeller.

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Sara Blakely, entrepreneur and creator of Spanx.
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