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On her widely seen talk show Leeza, Gibbons is known for an engaging manner that can persuade even the most reluctant guest to spill some secrets. The same friendly attitude can be found in her approach to dressing. "Her wardrobe is confident and feminine, but it's not off-putting," says colleague Deborah Norville. With a flair for strong colors and a knack for showing off her traffic-stopping figure—"without looking like a floozie," adds Norville—Gibbons, a 39-year-old mother of two, is the graceful personification of America's heartland style. "Sophisticated, not shouting," applauds Ilene Beckerman. "Leeza keeps it simple," says Norville, "and it works."