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Belle of the ball

Published April 2, 2007


Still haven't found that perfect prom dress? Well, the Web site wants to come to the rescue. If you enter the site's Fairy Godmother contest, you could be strolling into your prom in a Nick Verreos for Windsor original. For the uninitiated, Verreos was runner-up in Season 2 of the reality show Project Runway. The total winner's package with dress, shoes, accessories, makeup and $100 cash is $1,000. Go to, click on contests and get the rules. Deadline to enter is Friday.

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"I always felt very foreign in L.A. I wasn't happy. I'm not a size 0. I don't want to be. I don't have long blonde hair. In London, it's all about individuality, and I feel at home." - Kelly Osbourne, on living in London, on

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