TO CELEBRATE Platinum's annual
Fall Fashion issue, we are thrilled to
debut our newest contributor, Cari
Vaughn, as writer of our new column
The Beauty Phile (page B12). Vaughn,
the mother of three boys, is the cre-
ator of hipmom.com . She has been the
regional editor for Lucky magazine and a
weekly style writer for the Detroit News
and Detroit Free Press. Her greatest secret to looking and feel-
ing good? "Exuding self-confidence — not the latest jeans,"
Above: Antiques dealer Judy Frankel and writer
she says, though she admits that "a good therapist, the right
Khristi Zimmeth fuel up for a day at the Ann Arbor
concealer and a weekly blow-out all help in the never-ending
Antiques Market. See what they found — and what
process of keeping it together." Be sure to check out her col-
Khristi learned — in "Treasure Hunt" on page B20.
umn every month for the hottest and most helpful beauty tips
for everyday women — and men.
Also on the fashion front, stylist Lauren Maiman has rounded up a collection of easy pieces to update your
wardrobe for the new season without having to replace the whole thing. Turn to `12 Easy Pieces" on page B16
to see which bags, shoes, jewels and more can transform your closet — and your look — with very little effort.
Introducing Lip Service
When it comes to revealing tantalizing recipes from
some of the Detroit area's most creative chefs,
Platinum will be providing "Lip Service" ... and more.
With this issue of Platinum, the "Lip Service" adver-
tising feature is at your service every month with fun,
colorful, easy-to-use-and-save recipes that appeal to
culinary aficionado and kitchen klutz alike. Which spe-
cial ingredients make that chocolate dessert sumptu-
ous, that main course savory and that appetizer delec-
table? Their secrets will now be yours.
Thank you for reading Platinum, for enjoying the
new "Lip Service" advertising feature and for sup-
porting these business entrepreneurs, who value and
appreciate your business.
Lynne Konstantin, editor
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Dress Your Nest!
If you are a decor buff always on the lookout for a
new shop, you owe yourself a visit to The Home And
Garden Shop. Boasting impressive items. ranging from
nursery furnishings to high-end furniture and fabrics to
striking outdoor and garden accents this is a must visit
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