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30
JAN
The Colours Hitting the Spring Catwalk

The colours hitting the spring catwalk for 2013 run the palette from soft, earthy tones to bright primary shades that pop off the runway. Fashion Week in both London and New York saw designers revisiting some classic combinations, with black and white duos making prominent appearances on both sides of the Atlantic. Some shades have carried over from the fall palette but fashion followers can also expect to see many trendy new colours appear for this coming season.

28
OCT
Emporio Armani - History of a Brand

In 1979 the Giorgio Armani Corporation was established in the United States. The Mani Line was then introduced for men and women. Armani was becoming one of the leading lights of the fashion industry and further new product lines followed including G.A. Le Collezioni and Giorgio Armani Swimwear. The 80’s saw the introduction of Giorgio Armani Jeans.

24
OCT
From Underwear to Style Original

Superheroes are well known for a somewhat limited ability to dress themselves without confusing which layer is supposed to go where.  This probably has more to do with them trying to fit in with us normal people, rather than the necessity to dress in confined spaces and in something of a rush.  Since the nineteenth century at least, we’ve been in the habit of wearing our undergarments on the outside.  Surprising though it is, one design icon, the T-shirt, started out life as a humble bit of underwear. 

20
OCT
Preserve Your Wedding Dress

Taking care of your wedding dress before and after your special event is essential if you cherish your dress and wish to keep it well stored. Wedding dress bags are a vital item and can be used to protect your wedding dress whilst you travel, and once you are married and want to store it away from moths and dust.

17
OCT
This Seasons Outfits – Ideas and Inspiration

Do you find the whole fashion subject a little bit daunting? Are you more comfortable in something casual and simple? Perhaps you just do not know what to wear because there are so many choices out there? Well yes there are a lot, but that is a good thing. Anyone, no matter what they like to wear or what their tastes may be can look stylish and on trend in the latest seasons looks. If you are little unsure of what to wear this AW12 then check out some ideas below on what is hot right now in mens fashion.

09
OCT
How to Dress Like a Celebrity This Winter

You probably quite often find yourself looking in the newspaper or at the television at celebrities who always look cool. Out of the window goes a logic that says a lot of them only look like that because they are professionally dressed, or have someone who picks out their most select styles on their behalf.

01
OCT
The Best Shoes for College Girls

Whether you are the kind who need a shoe closet or the other kind who only buy a new pair after the fall-back flats are worn out, there are several shoe styles you won't mind owning as a college student. The two checklists below outline the best shoes for college students.

27
SEP
Choosing a Watch for an Occasion

Just like jewellery and other accessories, different watches are worn for different occassions. Find out in this short article what watch to wear for what occassion.

27
OCT
Brand Picks: the Usual Suspects When it Comes to Your First Handbag Purchase

There is always a first time for everything and sometimes, the first could be the sweetest and at times could be a very hard lesson to be learned. And when it comes to purchasing fashion accessories particularly designer handbags and purses, making your very first purchase should ideally be done in the right track, considering the fact that you will be spending quite some serious amount of dough that is if you are really gunning for a branded designer bag. So if you are planning to buy yourself a designer bag for a birthday gift or simply a reward for yourself and you are clueless on what to pick, check out these viable options where you will surely never go wrong.

25
SEP
Men's And Women's Designer Leather Jackets

For many years, leather has been a valued material for its durability and warmth. During the era of 'The Fonz,' 'Easy Rider,' and 'American Graffiti,' it was the epitome of cool. Today it is also a staple among designers of men's and women's jackets.

23
SEP
How to Buy Great Style Online

This article gives advice on how to successfully buy clothes online, and avoid the annoying trips to the store or having to return style that is not suitable.

19
SEP
The history of lingerie

The word 'lingerie' is now used to describe pretty much all of women's underwear, from practical bras to frilly knickers, but it’s taken a long time for it to reach this point. 

The history of lingerie stretches back far later than you'd imagine - even in ancient Egypt women wore undergarments. Back then they weren't referred to as lingerie though, instead lingerie was seen as a status symbol – if a woman could afford the luxury of undergarments it meant she was rich. 

13
SEP
Three In, Three Out: Celebrity Handbags to Pick and to Avoid for Investment

We have always heard women especially those who are already considered veterans in the fashion industry and the fashion scene say that celebrity handbags and all those other designer bags and purses are good investments. Millions of women throughout the decades have heeded the call to invest on these fine and expensive fashion accessories. But before even thinking of swiping that credit card of yours and purchase the latest of these designer bags and purses, why not try starting off on the right track by identifying some good picks and avoiding some bad choices as far as investing in handbags and purses are concerned. Here are three picks to pick and three picks to avoid.

13
NOV
Go for the Plus Size Fashion Clothes for Women

If you are a bit on the weighty side and do not find clothes of your size in the malls or any other store, there is simply no need to get disappointed. For all those women, who wish to be in fashion and wear trendy clothes, plus size fashion is here for you. Here, you will be able to get the clothes of all the sizes and will fit you easily.

11
SEP
One of the greatest must haves – white ladies shirt

If you love being a fashionable woman, then it is highly advised that you have white ladies shirts in your closet. Being updated with the latest fashion trends can be quite difficult, which is why women should just wear comfortable clothes that look great on them. Being fashionable can be achieved with the help of a simple shirt, which is why every woman must have a couple of them in their closet. There are certain clothes and accessories that women must have in their closet, but the main must-have would have to be a plain white ladies shirt.

11
SEP
Neon Handbags and Accessories - how to wear it

Handbags are some of the most significant luxury fashion items that you can incorporate in your wardrobe. Other than carrying your belongings, you can use your handbag to portray your style and class. Neon handbags and accessories are steadily making a permanent mark in the fashion industry. Bold colors always run the risk of attracting attention for all the wrong reasons, but when worn carefully they can add a dash of sophistication to an otherwise plain outfit.

10
SEP
5 Ways To Get Expensive Jewelries (New & Used) At Low Price!

We all know that jewelries are a luxury item, but that does not mean that not the rich people can get their hands on those beautiful jewelry pieces; low income people can also purchase it, only if they knew the following tips on how to buy expensive jewelries at low cost price.

10
SEP
Organic Fashion – Why wear organic?

If you are hearing a lot about organic fashion or organic clothing, there has to be some reasons right? Just take the example of cotton clothes. Among different types of materials, cotton is considered as the most favored fabric across the world. Cotton clothes are very comfortable to wear and very skin friendly as well. But at present, people prefer organic cotton. That's why designers all over the world observe an unprecedented demand every year for the organic cotton made clothes.

10
SEP
Make Your Engagement Ring Brand New: 3 Tips To Clean-&-Care!

Engagement rings are there to spark memories of the day your fiancé proposed you; now, you would not probably want your engagement ring to get dirty or deteriorated, for it would then diminish its value, in terms of both the monetary and sentimental aspect. Hence, we would like to get your attention on the following tips on how to safeguard the worth of your engagement ring, cleaning and caring about it in such a way that it seems “like new”, even after years of your beautiful wedding day.

06
SEP
Looks Celebrities Are Sporting This Summer

Celebrities are trendsetters in their own right. Due to the nature of their job as well as the constant need to look translates into them being dressed head to toe in the latest trends. Since their every move is scrutinized and photographed, they need to look effortlessly good and each celebrity comes with her own sense of style. 

06
SEP
The Perfect Christmas Party Dress - Making a Statement With It

It is time – believe it or not, to start thinking about Christmas. Summer is drawing to a close, winter and the new school term will be upon us soon enough and then there are only 10 short weeks before the Christmas break! And of course, one of the most important things about the festive season is the parties you get to go to for breaking up term, for work or just because. 

06
SEP
The Latest Women’s Designer Clothes for This Winter

Every season new womens designer clothes come out. These sometimes go off very well and other times they are a little over the top. However, this winter, you will be sure to find something for yourself that is going to make a statement. Many women wonder why one would want to spend vast quantities of money on a single garment. This is not just to impress, but if you try a designer jacket or skirt, you will see that there is definitely something special about it.

05
SEP
History of the Tie

A black one is adorned to respect the passing of a loved one; around 4.5 million dad’s receive one every Father’s Day; and some have even been worn to absorb perspiration whilst in battle.

Ladies and gentleman, I give you in all its glory; the tie. 

04
SEP
Fashion Hats for Men

Men’s hats can be a very fashionable accessory to any outfit because they are functional and stylish. On streets in 1950’s men were rarely seen without a hat. It was an essential part of every man’s wardrobe just as his shirt, belt or pants but then the constant change in trends and styles dramatically declined the wearing of a hat among men.

03
OCT
Dressing up Like a Real City Girl Would


Photo Credits: chicstories.com

You live in the city and you are the cosmopolitan type of woman. And you know exactly what you need as far as fashion and dressing up is concerned. You want something that is versatile and yet exudes a touch of elegance and vibe. But do you really know which clothes to pick and what accessories to wear? Try out this whole get up which could give you a new shine and elegant finish for that fast-paced city life of yours.

01
SEP
Labor Day Sales

We're giving away some valuable offers and coupons for Labor Day - continue reading to find out more.

25
OCT
The Return of the Peplum Dress

What started out in ‘40s and made a comeback in the ‘80s is hitting the fashion scene once again. This year, the peplum dress is back and it’s been making Tinseltown’s “it” girls retro-hot. But what’s great about this season’s peplum dress is that it takes on the sense of fall in another level. It creates this look hinted with the tones and shimmer of fall season then blends in the structure and silhouette preferred by today’s modern women. Peplum dresses are a definite trend this fall, and they’re nothing like their predecessors back in the days. In short, they’ve become the “modernized version” of what the ladies wore back in the ‘80s and ‘40s.

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