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Fashion Discovers Gapped Teeth, Will Likely Get Over It In A Few Weeks

Essence Magazine founder Susan L. TaylorOoo! Look! My mouth is in style!

From The Wall Street Journal:

At model casting calls for New York's fashion week, which begins today, one of the most coveted attributes is an affront to modern orthodontics: gapped teeth.

The look is a bold departure from recent standards of idealized beauty that have rewarded curvaceous and perfect-smile models, such as Doutzen Kroes and Miranda Kerr, with high-profile ad campaigns.

Instead of perfection, designers now want what casting directors call "characters."

Now, before my fellow gapped-tooth brothers and sisters get too excited. Or start chirping about how in certain parts of Africa gapped-teeth are like the it-sexy thang to have, let's pay attention to who is being prized for their not-so-atypical mouths.

Psst. It's not you, Condoleeza Rice and Essence founder Susan L. Taylor!

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Matchmaker Paul Carrick Brunson Hooking People Up, One Tweet At A Time

Paul Carrick BrunsonPaul Carrick Brunson, love doctor, helps people meet people for a living. It's what he does. People hire him to help them navigate their love lives in hopes of finding that special someone who you can eat Nutella straight out of the jar with. (And it is soooo hard to find that person.)

And now Paul is helping people find that person using ... THE TWITTER! How does one get people dates via 140 characters and tweets? Let me explain.

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