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Project Prom 2014: See the winning dress

Newsday readers picked this fiery coral one-shoulder gown

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What will Project Prom girl, Kat Grandazza, wear to her prom? Newsday readers have spoken. 

Out of the thousands of you who voted, 44 percent chose the “back flip” a saucy one shoulder coral number with a mesh back emblazoned with hundreds of sparkling crystals. The frock, by La Femme, came from Estelle’s Dressy Dresses in Farmingdale, and fit our girl, a senior at South Side High in...

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Rooney Mara is the face of new Calvin Klein fragrance

Rooney Mara has been tapped to star in

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Oscar-nominated actress Rooney Mara is the face of the new Calvin Klein fragrance, DOWNTOWN, which will launch in stores in September and is available at Macy’s for pre-sale right now.

The company touts the new scent -- a balance of feminine woods with soft floral notes – as having an “unexpected edge.” And who could be edgier than Lisbeth Salander, the complicated, counterculture character...

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