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How To Look White Hot This Summer Season

How To Look White Hot This Summer Season

Once an accent shade, white is now a power player-with style mavens from New York to Milan breaking out head-to-toe outfits in the must-have hue.

But to truly make white work, you need more than superchic designs-you also need foundation pieces that provide shape and support but are undetectable to the eye.

“Just about everyone knows you shouldn’t wear black under white, but I’m surprised by how many people don’t realize that you can’t wear white under white,” says Stacy London, style expert and co-host of TLC’s “What Not to Wear.”

London’s picks for the top three trends:

White-Hot Flirty and Flowing Fabrics. Flowing, romantic looks highlight a woman’s femininity. A sought-after style that embodies this trend is an eyelet halter top paired with white miniskirt and fun accessories for a bold, monochromatic look. For those planning to add a pretty, loose-fitting white top to their wardrobe, London suggests going for solid support underneath.

“The Bali® No Poke Wire® Halter has a full-support bra built right into the camisole so it gives her a great shape,” says London.

 

The style is a must-have for halter lovers who wear more than an A cup. Its built-in bra offers the unmatched support of an underwire and can be worn underneath clothing or on its own.

White Walking Suit. For work, a white blazer can be paired with to-the-knee walking shorts and a fun, nautical-inspired shirt, platforms and whimsical accessories, such as a polka-dot scarf worn as a headband.

Key To Making White Pants Look Good

The key to making white pants look good is to ensure there are no visible panty lines. It is also critical to pick a low-profile panty style. The Barely There Flawless Fit thong underwear provides the penultimate no-panty-lines look, while slinky boy-shorts are the next-best alternative.

White Dress. Another white-hot casual look is a white dress paired with a sexy silver sandal. The new mod empire waist dress is one popular design. To create a polished silhouette, pair the dress with Hanes® Transparent Sheers&; hosiery, which give legs a better-than-bare look.

Shining in this season’s hottest white fashions is as simple as starting with the right foundation.

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Hip Hop Fashion

Hip Hop Fashion

Generally Hip Hop clothing is broken into classic styles and modern styles. The former is defined as styles from the seventies and eighties and the later the very late eighties, nineties and after the year two thousand.

 

Classic Hip Hop includes large glasses, multi-finger rings, gold necklaces, and Adidas shell toes with oversized laces. Hair styles took on a very strong African American influence, many people choosing jheri curls, chains and dreadlocks. Red-black-and-green became common color pallets, made famous by several prominent actors and actresses. This time period was one of establishing Hip Hop as a movement and a very distinctive culture and modern Hip Hop clothing and culture owes its popularity to these 1980s roots.

Baseball Hats

The more modern style taken in by Hip Hop has much been effected by rap artists who made popular the wearing of brighter colors, often in neon, and wearing usual clothing items in unusual ways. Baseball hats at various angles and clothing worn backwards are good examples of this. As styles closed in on the year 2000 Hip Hop clothing took on an influence from thugs and inmates, larger clothing, belt less pants and military accents became a prime point of recognition of Hip Hop style. Other marks of this change of trend were flannel over shirts and gold teeth, or at least gold fixtures placed over one’s real dental pallet.

 

Currently there are many places where Hip Hop clothing can be acquired. Some of the simplest pieces may come from the corner thrift shop or flea market, but as the Hip Hop style has progressed in complexity and popularity it has been picked up by many big markets, charging a big dollar for what they provide. In order to push back against this trend online websites such as storebasket.com.au have sprung up, offering discounted brand names and a place to fill many needs at once.

 

Many advantages and disadvantages exist when it comes to working with an online sales site. Very often you have access to a much broader base of merchandise, and the ability for bulk ordering allows the prices to be kept very reasonable even after adding the extra charges for shipping and handling.

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Fashions That Flatter

Fashions That Flatter

Good news for many women is word that looking both stylish and more slim can be easier than you think. That’s important, as one recent study discovered. In fact, the survey by a major apparel company found, almost 90 percent of American women reported their looks determine how they feel about themselves.

Other findings:

Most women, regardless of age, shape or size, perceive that they have body flaws.

Sixty-three percent cited their stomachs as their major problem area, followed by thighs (45 percent), hips (34 percent) and rear ends (33 percent).

These “problems” significantly increase for women who wear larger than a size 10.

Sixty-five percent described their attempts to control their weight as unsuccessful.

 

Diet and exercise are the best solutions for looking and feeling better but women have also turned to shape wear, such as old-fashioned girdles and other undergarments for instant effect. One of the most effective yet least expensive is called shape fx®.

 

Unlike other shape wear brands, it features a unique collection of ready-to-wear apparel with built-in shape wear panels that trim the waist, slim the hips and shape the rear. These unexpected bonuses come in great-fitting pants, skirts and dresses, and are invaluable assets in an extensive swimwear collection. The collection does include conventional shape wear intimate pieces as well.

 

The designers also offer these five slimming style tips:

1. Higher necklines support and minimize a full bust.

2. Vertical stripes, princess seams and single-breasted jackets provide a slimming illusion.

3. Bootcut pants and flared skirts minimize heavy hips, thighs and rear.

4. Tunic tops stylishly conceal hips and rear.

5. Clothes containing super control fabrics with Lycra and power-mesh panels can smooth away imperfections.

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Embroidered Clothing

Embroidered Clothing

Sweaters are highly visible clothing worn over other clothes, and embroidered sweaters are ideal for conveying your message. This message can be a company brand or the simple statement that the wearer is a dedicated fan of the England Rugby team.

The Sweater is a Catchall for Different Styles

Traditionally made from wool, sweaters were cold weather wear. These days, sweaters are also made from cotton, synthetics and blends. They are pulled over other items of dress, such as shirts and tops, and are also known as pullovers.

Covering the torso and arms, sweaters were ideal for sports played in cold environments, such as ice hockey, or for games during cold seasons.

Sweaters come in different styles – turtle neck, v-neck, crew neck; waistlines at varying heights; varying sleeve lengths; and differently styled hems. Embroidered sweaters can have the embroidery on sleeves or on the breast or can just consist of some tasteful lines across the front. You can choose an item that suits the conditions and your tastes.

Sweaters are also called pullovers, jumpers, jerseys and by other names, particularly in different countries. A cardigan has a front opening that sweaters lack. Sweaters made from cotton are known as sweatshirts. And sweaters with no sleeves are called vests.

Sweaters are easier to tailor, as they don’t need elaborate devices for body fit. Being elastic items made from knitted fibers, sweaters adjust to body shape. However, the elasticity also means that you have to be more careful while washing a sweater.

Sweaters are maintained through washing and lint rolling.

Embroidered Sweaters and Rugby Tops

The high visibility of sweaters means that company logos and names will be visible on those times when a sweater is pulled over shirts and tops, hiding any embroidery on these items. Embroidered sweaters are thus better for conveying your messages in cold countries where they tend to be worn more frequently.

Embroidered rugby tops are for fans of the respective rugby teams. Sports fans like to identify themselves with their teams and rugby tops embroidered with team logos is a popular dress in countries where rugby is played.

Rugby shirt manufacturers produce embroidered rugby shirts that replicate famous rugby wear such as Test rugby shirts worn by cup winning teams at world cups. There are Australia Rugby shirt, Ireland Dry shirt, the short sleeve version of England away rugby shirt, and so on.

Conclusion

Sweaters are items of clothing worn over other upper wear like shirts and tops. Embroidered sweaters are highly visible items of clothing that can display their message when those on the shirts and tops are hidden.

Embroidered rugby tops are highly popular among fans of different rugby teams. There are rugby tops replicating the patterns of jerseys worn by different country teams and those worn on famous occasions such as a cup victory.

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Effortless Fashions

Effortless Fashions

This season there’s no need to fret over seemingly impossible-to-achieve styles. The key is to make your look appear low-maintenance. A comfortable outfit with stylish trimmings, if done correctly, can be your best look yet.

“This season’s look is relaxed, feminine and flattering on just about everyone,” says Jennifer DeBarge-Goonan, Marshalls’ style expert. “The goal is to make your style look effortless by mixing and matching the season’s hottest trends.” She offers this stress-free guide to looking fabulous this season:

A Perfect Fit-To look your best, only wear properly-fitting clothes. Whether you’re a size 2 or a 22, buy what fits and ignore the “number” size. Remember, just because you can button it, doesn’t mean it fits.

Room To Breathe-This season is about flowing fabric and soft movement. No super-tight styles here. To avoid looking frumpy, pair a full, flowing skirt with a top that features straight, tailored lines. Make sure you can’t fit two people in your tunic, but a little bit of room-that’s just perfect.

Short Shorts-Who wears short shorts? Gals that are super fit or supermodels. Luckily, for the rest of us, gauchos and Bermuda shorts are once again a warm-weather favorite. “Shorts” that meet the knee are popping up everywhere. Dress ’em up with a sexy heel or dress them down with cute flip-flops…either way, they’re hot.

Color Me Beautiful-Earthy tones are everywhere: beige, cream, yellow. To stay ultrahip, lace your favorite frock with brown accents. Keep it earthy, keep it cool.

A Feminine Flair-A delicate ruffle here? An embroidered flower there? Lace? White crochet? Yes! Chances are that deep down, every woman has a touch of a “girly-girl” sitting pretty inside of her. Subtle reminders of femininity can be found on everything from thick belts to bohemian skirts.

Can’t Forget The Accessories -The fastest way to turn a boring, old outfit into something fab is to pair it with some fun shoes and a big ol’ handbag. This season’s shoes? Heels with a peekaboo toe or funky wedge sandals. The bag? As long as it’s big, it’s ideal. Protect your eyes with oversized sunglasses.

For The Boys-Okay, ladies, it may not be all about us. The men in your life should be looking fabulous, too. This season, suggest preppy polo shirts and plaid shorts. If you’ve got a “guy’s guy” on your hands, get him vintage T-shirts or leather flip-flops. Because after all, the better he looks, the better we look!

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Dressing Tips for Over 50’S

Dressing Tips For Over 50’s

As the Baby Boomers in this country come of age, it certainly seems that 50 is the new 30! The typical thoughts and images of 50 year olds are certainly banished when these active individuals strive to live a fulfilling and exciting life. Most individuals who are apart of the Baby Boomer generation are reaching the age of retirement, and they have alternative goals and methods for their lifestyle. Additionally, most women in their 50s have keen fashion sense and style, always dressing their best in a variety of situations. If you find yourself in your 50s and unsure what items to wear for any function, look no further! These simple tips will allow you to dress for success for any situation.

 Tips on selecting clothes that show your personal flair

When it comes to finding items that should be in your wardrobe, look to find pieces that express your individual interest and personality. Consider shopping at unique shops or boutiques to find those one of a kind items that will certainly win you a great many compliments. Whether you choose to invest in a great jacket, sweater, dress, sweater, skirt, or anything else, you should work to adapt this unique item into a variety of outfits.

 Tips on finding items that best fit your body and your age

Even though you may feel like a teenager does not necessarily dress like one! If you find you are swapping clothes with your kids or grandkids, then perhaps you should rethink you choice in clothing. Conversely, you are certainly not ready for “old lady” staples, so strive to find clothing that best fits your age and this point in your life. Furthermore, choose items of clothing that best fits your size and shape of your body. As we age, attention may need to be shifted from different parts of our bodies and onto more flattering parts, so strive to find items that spotlight your body in the best life possible.

 Accessorize! Acessorize! Acessorize!

Everyone needs a fun and funky accessory that makes a ho-hum outfit completely unforgettable! Regardless if you are looking for a piece of jewelry, super bag, great pair or shoes, or fashionable scarf, an accessory can make or break an outfit. Furthermore, you will be able to get more wear out of your wardrobe if you have a variety of accessories to keep your staple items looking different and unique.

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How To Win A Fancy Dress Competition

Fancy Dress Party

Dressing up to go a party is one thing but having to imitate and dress up as someone else or an object is another matter. A Fancy Dress party can only mean one thing and that is fancy dress costumes where you are required or expected to duplicate an image or a look alike figure of someone famous etc. Looking good is our main priority when attending parties but when it comes to attiring and adorning ourselves as an alias will no doubt take a lot of careful planning?

Fancy Dress parties are very popular and very successful to say the least in providing entertainment for all the guests who make the effort to dress up. If you have been invited to a Fancy Dress party then you may have problems wondering who or what to go as. Do not fret there are some fabulous websites online to go in search of for ideas for fancy dress costumes.

Where To Get Ideas

If you find this an ordeal trying to select an outfit then make it more interesting by asking friends around to help you choose or even make the outfit of your choice. Remember fancy dress parties are fun – so whatever the finished costume looks like it will not really matter because this is fun stuff – just as long as you joined in and participated in making an effort is enough. However should this be a competition for the best turned out person in fancy dress costume – then matters change.

A Unique Idea

Unique ideas are going to get you noticed and surely put you in the running of claiming the first prize. A little honest cheating may help you take the award of the best dressed person in fancy dress costume. How you ask, well let me tell you, your first move is a little research to find out about the host of the party and their likes and dislikes in music – movies or even Disney characters and take it from there – for example if the party host is a she and loves cuddly bears then Winnie the Pooh it is

If this fancy dress occasion is being held for a man and his love is of the ocean and water sports then you know the ideal costume that will win the fancy dress competition hands down and that is the bathing costume like that on a Baywatch babe – this idea is for women only unless the male host happens to bat for the other side.

There are so many Fancy Dress options and ideas to choose from – take a trip to your local department store that deals in fun occasions and browse around and by doing this you may just come up trumps – there`s an idea Donald and his wife.

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Delivering Fashion In Style

Delivering Fashion In Style

Do you ever wonder how fashion trends make it from the runway to real life?

Before clothes arrive on store shelves, every article must go through hundreds of steps and travel thousands of miles. This requires well-coordinated logistics for a fast-paced industry that’s already on to the next trend.

“Shipping is the thread that ties our business together,” says designer Tomer Gendler. His eponymous menswear label has a loyal following including many stylists and their clients such as Hollywood A-listers Jamie Foxx and Adrien Brody.

Since Tomer started his business four years ago, he has relied on UPS to help him transport designs, fabric and clothing around the world. “When we’re creating a collection, we ship almost daily, and every shipment is critical to getting the job done.”

Behind the Seams

Before Tomer makes his first sketch, he searches out unique fabrics and trims, such as cashmere blends from Italy, high-tech fabrics from Switzerland and buttons from China. After creating his designs, he orders and ships enough thread, fabric and trim to create samples, which he shows to fashion buyers in New York. These often are shipped back and forth several times from manufacturers in Italy, New York City or China until the look is perfected. Tomer works with the buyers to decide what pieces will be sold in stores.

Then, Tomer and his staff figure out how much fabric is needed to fulfill orders. The production process moves on to a grading company, which tailors patterns to make the clothing line in multiple sizes. UPS ships the patterns, fabric and trim to New York and Italy, where tailors make the clothes.

But it takes more than shipping to make sure the clothes arrive on time. UPS’s customs brokers take care of complex textile tariffs so that all of Tomer’s pieces clear inspections seamlessly.

Tomers Inspection Procedures

After the clothes are made, they are shipped to Tomer’s New York showroom for painstaking quality inspections. Finally, the clothing is shipped to stores across the country and around the world.

If Tomer’s collection arrives even one day late, stores have the right to cancel the order, leaving him with thousands of dollars’ worth of garments that can’t be sold. On the other hand, delivering on time ultimately wins more business. “Being on time earns trust,” he says. “It says you’re a solid business partner.”

Tomer makes sure he’s on time through package tracking capabilities on UPS.com, so both he and his customers stay in the know. By having a shipping partner take care of these steps, Tomer is free to forget about the logistics and focus on designing and running his business.

Tomer’s menswear collection is available in high-end stores, including Takashimaya in New York and Tokyo. – NU

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Buying Petite Clothing

Buying Petite Clothing

In the past petite women had to settle for ill fitting regular clothes .  All you girls 5’ 4” and under, fight for your right for high quality fashionable clothes! Many petite women find it difficult to find properly fitting quality clothes. It’s only recently that designers target petite women with fashionable clothing.

This year, fashion is all about you and your style. Fashion is about confidence. If you feel great in an outfit, others can’t help but feel your vibes.

In the past petite women had to settle for ill fitting regular clothes in run-of-the-mill sizes. But that’s long in the past. Today’s petite women find more and more stores devoted to meeting the needs of the short statured.

Petite framed women can wear just about any style and look slimmer and most importantly taller, by following a few simple rules.

What To Avoid

Avoid bold, large patterns with heavy fabrics. Keep print in proportion to your figure. Smaller frames deserve smaller prints.

Avoid styles that draw the eye to the waist or hip area. These tend to make you look more round.

Avoid too much jewelry. Jewelry can overpower a small frame.

Wear light weight material when layering. Too much bulk bulks up the petite woman.

Avoid wearing contrasting colors such as black skirt and white top when wearing separates.

What To Wear With Shoes :

Wear the same color from head to tow to create a continuous flow. Blend similar colored shoes and hose to appear taller.

If wearing boots, make sure the hem of your skirt is long enough to cover the boots. This will create an unbroken line to help give a slenderizing affect.

Skirts should be slightly above the knee and always worn with heels. Below the knee skirts tend to make the short statured woman look stubby.

Heels are a must for the vertically impaired. High-heeled shoes guarantees that your legs will look longer and leaner.

So if you are yearning for pants that don’t drag the floor or shirts with sleeves the correct length, look in the petite section of your favorite store. You’ll have everyone turning their heads whispering “Who’s that fab girl?”

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Cowboy Fashion Trend

Cowboy Fashion Trend From Cowboy Boots to Stylish Western Handbags

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Western wear isn’t what it used to be – it’s much more than a gal or girl could have ever imagined years ago. Not only can western wear fans find unique cowboy boots and cowboy hats today, they can now accessorize their western wardrobe with many other stylish items, such as western handbags and western wallets. Here’s a quick guide to some amazing western fashion products that have come on the scene in recent years.

Western Handbags and Western Wallets

For the ladies, western handbags have become a necessary part of their western ensemble. Who wants to carry a purple or black beaded purse when wearing western clothing, cowboy boots and a cowboy hat? With western handbags, ladies can carry all their personal items, cash, and identification along to the rodeo or anywhere else without sticking out like a sore thumb! They can now carry a western handbag to match their western clothing and blend with the others.

Western handbags come in an array of designs, colors and sizes to coordinate with almost any western outfit. Mahogany, Ebony & Ivory, Chocolate, Retro, and even Texas Flag styles are all available in “western” style along with many others! Other accessories to go along with western handbags include belts, jewelry, and wallets. Western wallets for the guys also come in different styles and colors.

Western Cell Phone Cases

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Now, modern cell phones can blend with western attire with western cell phone cases. These are practical, made with leather for durability and flexibility, and come in different styles and colors. Men and women alike can carry their cell phones without doing injustice to their western clothing!

Western Tack and Western Saddles

Many cowboys and cowgirls won’t dress in western wear unless their horse can too! That’s why horse tack and western saddles have been made in all sorts of styles to fit every taste. The horse might not understand, but many owners want their horses to look great as well. Western tack and western saddles, along with unique halters, spur straps, and bridles, help to complete the rider’s (and horse’s) image.

Western Décor for the Home

Many western fans love to decorate their homes with beautiful western décor items such as paintings of horses, Native Americans, western scenes, or farms. Western décor goes wonderfully with paneled, dark brown or pastel room colors. Rustic furniture and tables also look great with western décor accessories.

Gift Ideas for the Western Fan

 

Western décor items and western clothing make great gifts for the holidays, birthdays, graduation and other special occasions. Shoppers can find all sorts of western products and gifts at online western wear retailers. Many small towns don’t have a specialty western product retailer, so the Internet is a convenient solution. And, shoppers never have to leave their home to find great western handbags, clothing, horse tack and other western products.

Western handbags and other items are a great way to express one’s love for the Old West!