Citizen Hearst, directed by Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Leslie Iwerks and narrated by Academy Award nominee William H. Macy, traces the 125-year history of the Hearst media empire, from William Randolph Hearst’s pioneering and controversial days of headline-grabbing newspapers and yellow journalism, to the global impact of the company’s many successful newspaper, magazine, television and digital brands that have shaped our culture.
After finding out she had to lose weight in order to get pregnant Madeline is 20 pounds lighter but cannot find a style that celebrates her body. Madeline needs Nina to help her create a confident, strong look that celebrates her new figure and projects to the world that she’s ready to take on any challenge – especially the one she wants most, motherhood.
Happy Birthday Twitter!!!! (and thank you for including me on your #Twitter7 video!!!!!!!!)… Beyond excited! Can’t wait to see what you do next!
DECODING STYLE EPISODE 9
After battling breast cancer Gina recently hit her 5-year cancer free milestone. She feels she looks a lot older than her age and needs Nina’s help to look young and hip so she can take on the world with her new strength.
After being laid off as an administrative assistant and breaking up with her boyfriend Denise wants to conquer her depression and follow her dreams. Nina Garcia does a drastic makeover by bringing out Denise’s femininity by dying her hair blonde and finding clothes that suit her full figure.
New episode of “Decoding Style” my new show on AOL. Please meet Donna, a very successful entrepreneur who runs a successful home business and realizes that over the years of working hard, she had let herself go and gained 40 pounds. Donna is embracing her new curves and wanted me to teach her what style works best to celebrate her new curvy figure.
DECODING STYLE - FIANCÉ BREAKUP - ALYSON CHARLES
Alyson recently broke up with her fiancé of 10 years and is looking for a new style so she can find her real soul mate. She is desperate for Nina’s help to shake her teenie bopper image and learn how to dress herself like the mature adult she knows she is.
Alyson’s Makeover Wardrobe:
Pants: Joe Fresh, $70
Top: Zara, $99
Shoes: Nine West Boutique 9 Colton, $150
CBS - “HARRY WINSTON, JEWELER TO THE STARS”
Nina Garcia, creative director of Marie Claire magazine, and a judge on the hit reality show “Project Runway,” calls Harry Winston “the jeweler of jewels.” “Really, it’s another world. To enter into the Harry Winston world is to be in a dream,” she told Altschul. “It’s the stuff of legends.” And so for every Oscar night, Harry Winston loans out some of its finest pieces to nominees, presenters and Hollywood legends. Spokeswoman Meredith Keller and her team help celebrities pick out that perfect item, like a bracelet with 400 diamonds, similar to one worn by Halle Berry to the Golden Globes. According to Keller, it’s worth “a little over half a million dollars.” Big-ticket items like the bracelet and the $9.5 million diamond and tourmaline necklace come with their own security detail.
Divorcé on a Budget: Kimberly Whitefield
After going through an emotional divorce, this self-admitted emotional shopaholic is now on a very tight budget. This is new to Kimberly, who feels helpless and hopeless. She tends to buy trendy throw-away pieces, so after spending thousands of dollars she still has no real wardrobe or clear sense of style. Kimberly needs Nina’s help to reinvent her style, while staying true to her personality.
Kimberly’s Makeover Wardrobe:
Dress: Anne Klein, $139
Shoes: Nine West Love Fury, $89
Bracelet: J.Crew $65
Donna, a successful real estate agent, hasn’t gotten her pre-baby body back and doesn’t know what to do with the body she has now. She loves her daughters and the joy of being a wife and mother but she feels like she has no identity of her own. Donna needs Nina’s help to reinvent her style to celebrate her success in business and as a Mom.
Donna’s Makeover Wardrobe:
Blazer: Zara, $100
Belt: J.Crew, $37
Shirt: Zara, $60
Skirt: JCP, $25
Shoes: Nine West Flute, $99
Jo is comfortable being one of the guys and has been dressing like one of them her entire life. She’s constantly overlooked for romantic possibilities and recently met a guy she would like to be more than friends with. Jo needs Nina’s help to get out of the “friend” category and into the “dateable” category by updating her uniform of jeans, t-shirt and sneakers into something more feminine, sexy and eye-catching.
Jo Young ‘s Makeover Wardrobe:
Jacket: Joe Fresh Jacket $50
Dress: Theory Dress, $285
Shoes: Nine West Boutique 9 Charmaine, $180
Bracelets: Asos, $25
Nina Garcia’s Decoding Style: Jessica Ashford Regains Her Fashion Mojo
Jessica used to be a fashionista until the birth of her daughter and a tragic stroke that paralyzed her father from the neck down. She now cares for them both, which leaves no time for her to keep up with the latest looks or to find a style that will work for her new life. Jessica needs Nina’s help to reinvent her old style and create one that shows she’s a savvy, stylish super-mom with a career.
Decoding Style (I): Kate Salko Looks Better Naked. Always remember that style is a muscle, you need to exercise it constantly.
Decoding Style - Premieres January 22nd on AOL
In this new online series Editor and best-selling fashion author and Project Runway judge, Nina Garcia takes women on the brink of positive change and helps them refine their tastes and smooth their rough edges. Teaching you the language of style, she’ll decode your favorite power outfits and lays out some rules. Taking personal taste into consideration, Nina becomes your favorite aunt, best friend, and maybe even your mom to help you realize your better self - it’s not about trends, it’s about style and elegance everlasting.