Christmas guide: glamorous gift wrapping ideas for style enthusiasts Mar28

Christmas guide: glamorous gift wrapping ideas for style enthusiasts...

If you are a style enthusiast, each celebration represents the perfect opportunity for you to let your great fashion sense and personality shine. You make sure to allocate enough time in order to complete your interesting DIY projects and reveal them at the right moment so that everyone can admire your efforts. Over the years, Christmas allowed you to play with materials, colors and patterns by selecting one theme at a time and challenging your imagination. Since you can find inspiration everywhere, you never miss the chance to put into practice every idea that comes to your mind. Taking into account that you focused mainly on home décor the last time, now you decided to direct your attention towards gift-wrapping and in order to make the process even more difficult, you set a shoestring budget for your DIY project. Of course, your stylish gifts still need to match the chosen theme. Go wild when shopping for ribbon Obviously, you will have to start by collecting all the necessary materials for gift-wrapping. The most important element that you could never forget about refers to ribbon. Apart from meeting all your criteria because it is cheap, versatile and stylish at the same time, it comes in a multitude of materials, colors and patterns. Therefore, not finding ribbons that match your theme is almost impossible. For instance, if you are thinking about something simple and elegant, then sparkly silver or gold ribbon as well as white lace ribbon will be ideal. On the other hand, if you are going for an extravagant style, then you should purchase organza, grosgrain or even merry Christmas cotton ribbon. In terms of colors, velvet, red or blue will probably stand out more. While you are shopping for ribbon, you can also...

Choosing the perfect dress for a cocktail party Feb01

Choosing the perfect dress for a cocktail party...

  Cocktail parties are certainly the type of social events that appeal to fashionable and stylish women, giving them the chance to dress up. If you have recently been invited to this type of event, but don’t know exactly the rules in terms of outfit etiquette, choosing a suitable dress might seem a bit difficult. Because you probably want to dress to impress, and not make any fashion mistakes, knowing exactly how a cocktail dress should be chosen is necessary. The following tips will help you in this department: The dress should highlight your features The first thing you need to take into account when you are trying on different dresses is to go for an option that suits your particular body type. Even if a dress might look gorgeous on the hanger if it does not flatter your best features, it’s best to go another way. If you are not quite sure what suits your figure best, you can try on several fancy dress costumes until you find one that fits perfectly and shows off your beautiful traits. Think about the setting The setting where the party will be held should also play a role in your decision. Will the party be outdoors or indoors? During what time of day will the gathering happen? How formal will the setting be? Who will be attending the party? These are important questions to ask yourself when you are finding a suitable outfit choice.  There are various qualifying factors that need your consideration when you are putting together an appropriate outfit for a party of this kind. Color coordination Although you can easily opt for a dress in any color, from red to light blue or bright purple, if you have difficulties in the color coordination...

Becoming a cosmetologist – things you should know first...

  Cosmetology is something that many people with a passion for aesthetics and beauty consider doing as a full-time career choice. If you have been thinking about entering this field yourself, you are probably currently researching the topic and trying to understand all the implications of this profession. Before making any decisions or taking any steps in this department, it is important to know a few relevant things. The following info will help you get a clearer picture on cosmetology and how to successfully enter this domain yourself: Understating the benefits of this profession Start by analyzing what becoming a cosmetologist can offer you. With so many professions to pursue, why decide on this one in particular? Well, if you are fashion forward person, if the world of beauty and fashion has always appealed to you and if you like working with people, this career might just be the perfect answer for you. Being a cosmetologist comes with the possibility of having a flexible work schedule, doing work that is relaxing and not stressful, having the possibility establish numerous relationships with all kinds of people and the cosmology school cost is also one you can actually afford. Understanding the benefits of this type of job can help you conclude if this is the right fit for you or not. Choose the right school When it comes to cosmetology, the range of available courses is quite extensive, which means you will need to choose an offer that fits your need best. Because you probably want the training received to be of high quality and to actually help you start out on the right foot, selecting the right program is a most. When you are seeking institutions, and comparing cosmetology school prices, make sure to have...

Women’s Winter High Boots Fashion Trends 2017 Oct22

Women’s Winter High Boots Fashion Trends 2017...

The women’s winter high boots fashion trends 2017 feature a wide variety of choices in order to satisfy even the most pretentious shoe addicts. The most popular models are the over the knee boots featuring tall, think heels. As far as the materials go, leather, suede and fur are the preferred choices.

The influence of hymen repair surgery on your lifestyle...

A hymen repair surgery is a serious procedure and there are several things that you need to consider before undergoing this surgery.

Tattoos – a different kind of art Aug17

Tattoos – a different kind of art...

Art can take many forms and it helps you express your personality while challenging your creativity. In ancient times, different cultures used tattoos to depict their own beliefs and the position held by each member in the community, also differentiating themselves from strangers. During this process, they had to bear the terrible pain caused by the old sharp tools. In time, the purpose of getting a tattoo changed and the equipment used changed significantly. Now you can choose from a diversity of styles, motives and colors depending on your tastes. Tattoos galleries are the best option for when you are in doubt, you need inspiration or you want to find the most skilled tattoo artists to reproduce exactly your much-wanted design. You can also see pictures included in various categories of their previous works in order to form an opinion about each style. Express your individuality Being one of the oldest artistic forms, tattooing was considered a way to accentuate a woman’s beauty and to render a man’s strength and bravery. Today, it is considered a way to express your personality and to stand out from the masses. People who decide to get a tattoo use their skin as a canvas in order to depict pieces of their life, powerful experiences, stories, and passions that will make them feel complete. However, not always the reason behind this decision is a happy one, that is why tears in tattoo parlors are not something uncommon. Some people view their tattoo as a tribute for someone they lost or as a way to cover certain marks caused by negative and painful moments that happened at some point in their life. Conversation starter Tattoos definitely represent a topic of conversation among people who usually are curious to know...

Hot engagement ring trends to watch out for in 2017 Aug14

Hot engagement ring trends to watch out for in 2017...

A big decision it is to choose an engagement ring… But if you decided that you want to spend the rest of your life next to your partner, it is also a necessary one. Not only it represents the everlasting love between two people, but an engagement ring is made to last forever! To rock it, regardless of the outfit, until the rest of your days. So, the pressure is high. Besides the classic options, you should always remember that there are plenty of other alternatives in which you could invest your money. If you are interested in some amazing diamond trends for 2017, keep reading below before making the big decision. White gold engagement rings are so hot right now When it comes to you the ring’s band colour, make sure that you choose one that will always remain in trend. White gold is a perfect option for the classy ladies out there, and women are going crazy for the simplest options available out there. They are simple to wear with every outfit, simple to match with other jewellery pieces and a dream came true for the classy ladies out there. All ladies will love a single, large diamond stone And because we are talking classy trends for engagement rings in 2017, a single stone ring may be the perfect and budget friendly alternative that you have. While it will look amazing on your fiancé’s ring finger, it will leave your bank account in proper form. You will have some money to organize the wedding itself as well! This will always remain a trendy piece, and you won’t have to worry about issues with wearing it on the daily basis. Black diamonds for the daring to-be brides Yes, there may be nothing classier...

How to succeed at accessorising – Bring the biker look in your life Jun14

How to succeed at accessorising – Bring the biker look in your life...

  If you want to be always up to date with developments in the fashion industry, it would be perfect if you’d incorporate some accessories easy to adapt whether you have a casual or business outfit, whether you attend a cocktail party or a classy wedding reception. And for many fashion icons, these accessories consist of a sterling silver skull bracelet and a couple of several other “metal” accessories. However, if you need a little inspiration, we have some ideas of how you could use metal inspired accessories in various outfits. The metal Greek goddess If you are attending one of those classy wedding reception, it would be a great idea to break the norm a little. Leave those pearly necklaces and opt for a skull necklace. The perfect dress for such accessories would be a Greek goddess like dress. The contrast created will surely differentiate from the other attendees and the visual effect will be truly pleasing. A pair of high heel shoes will elongate your figure and the metal accessories will give you a classy, yet different air from the rest. Incorporate metal accessories in business outfits If your workplace has a very strict dress code, you can still incorporate gorgeous sterling silver skull necklaces in your outfits. Think of them as a personal approach on restrictive clothing requirements your employer might have from their staff. These necklaces could be easily incorporated in an office outfit, regardless of the usual approach you have on them.   Incorporate biker rings in boohoo outfits As you can see, biker accessories are easy to incorporate in all outfits. But if you are a big fan of the boohoo style, they could truly work in your advantage. Accessorise a hippie dress with a series of biker...

Choosing a saree for your body type May17

Choosing a saree for your body type...

The saree is comfortable and, most importantly, fashionable. In fact, it is the most elegant Indian ethnic attire. It is not surprising that ladies love dressing up in sarees. The traditional Indian garment can be worn by anyone, even women who carry extra weight. No matter what body type you are, you can wear a saree. However, when doing your shopping at Perbodh Nath Aggarwal, loom for a piece of clothing that actually compliments your body type. Not every material and drape will look good on you. Women often make mistakes by choosing the wrong fabrics and designs. Here are a few tips to help you. Pear-shaped body If you have a heavier lower half should try fabrics like georgette and chiffon because they will balance their upper and lower part. Soft fabrics should be your main choice and not mermaid cut patters. Why? Because they draw attention to your bottoms, which is the last thing you want. You will look good in soft fabrics and bright colors. A bright-colored saree will make your body look proportionate, so don’t stay away from bright colors. Experiment with colors until you find your match. Also, look for a sarees with small prints and fancy stitching. Such clothes will make you look stunning. Apple-shaped body   If you have an apple-shaped figure shodul always choose sarees made form silk and cotton, which are heavily embroidered. If you have a heavier bust and stomach, stay away from net fabric at all costs. They will make you look like a window hanging, not to mention that they will reveal your bust and stomach. What you need to do is to cover your waist. In this regard, buy a longer blouse or wrap the saree a little bit higher. Covering...

Chic ways to style your abaya May08

Chic ways to style your abaya...

The majority of people have the misconception that abaya is a simple back dress, Muslim women wear. But if you are a Muslim then you know that this piece of clothing has a greater significance that goes beyond clothing and fashion. It is considered a concept that reunites delicateness, modesty, functionality and femininity in a single dress. Moreover, it is incredibly comfortable, even if people think that women feel great heat in it. If you wear open abayas you want to look amazing, so you will definitely find quite interesting the following ideas on how to mix and match different clothing items. Abaya and belt You may want to bring a stylish touch to your old abaya, so what better way to do it, than accessorizing it with a belt. Yes, you read it right, a small detail as a belt can change your outfit and make a dull abaya look like a fashionable piece. You can wear this outfit at a restaurant, or during evening. You should select a belt model that stands out, as a coloured or metallic one. Abayas and trousers If you like to wear open abayas, then you can complete the look with a pair of trousers. Women travel a lot, run errands or go from a place to another and they have to do it fast and comfortable. If you want to feel comfortable while doing your daily activities, then you can wear a pair of trousers under it. Pay attention to the colours, because if you pair them right you will achieve a modest and fashionable look. Many women choose to wear open abayas with jeans. The big trend of the moment is to wear jeans with high heels and embroidered abayas, so you should try this...

Smart ways to keep your accessories in place...

Women have so many accessories, that sometimes they invade their space. There comes a time when you simply do not know where to place all the rings, earrings, chokers and hair accessories you have. You know that you cannot throw them away, because you need them to complement your outfits, but you do not know where to find them room to be deposited. Also, when you are in a rush in the morning you simply cannot find a certain ring you want to use, because you have so many and they are all placed together with your other jewelleries. Well, in this case you should make time to organise them a little, because you cannot face this issue anymore. If you continue to do this you will definitely lose them, and you know that some of them cost a lot of money. Here are some smart ways of keeping your accessories in place. Buy organza bags You should go online and check the stores that offer organza bags for sale. They are simple and elegant, and you can store many of your accessories inside. Depending on the type of items you have, you can choose the size of the bags. If you want to organise your pedants and chokers inside organza bags, then you can buy one for every one of the items. Also, you can place more of them in a single bag. You can organise your accessories on type with the help of organza bags, or you can place them on collections and seasons when you wear items according to the period of the year. Accessories boxes But you might not be the type who likes to store your accessories in sheer bags, because you do not want to expose them on...

Glam up your street style with the help of ribbons Feb28

Glam up your street style with the help of ribbons...

Fashion is a topic of interest for almost any woman out there, and all of them desire to look their best on a daily basis. However, on some days you might not have the time or patience necessary to come up with spectacular fashion looks, and without looking the way you want, your confidence can easily be affected. Well, you should know that sometime not what you wear matters, but how you choose to accessorize it is more important. A simple trick to make your street style more glamorous is by using ribbon as an accessory. You can find easily ribbon for sale on the web, so you have the possibility of choosing various patterns and colours. These are only a few ideas you can try: Multicolour waistband You can make a flowy black dress the centre of attention by adding a splash of colour with ribbon. Just use two or more straps of ribbons as a waistband, and you will be levelling up your fashion game. The playful touch offered by the colourful ribbon straps will turn your plain outfit into a fashion delight. Ribbon collar One of the easiest way to change the appearance of a shirt or dress and make it look more stylish is by using a piece of satin ribbon as a collar or necklace. Choose a colour that contrasts the rest of your outfit, to make your overall look even more eye-catching. Just tie the strap around your neck, creating a big bow, and you are good to go. Try it out and you will certainly love it. Purse and hair accessories Another great way to include a ribbon accent in your look is by accessorising your hairdos or purses with this item. A simple ponytail tied with...

The Most Common Age-Related Skin Problems...

It is no secret that age brings with it a breakdown of the body’s systems. Things simply do not work as well in older age as they did in youth. Still, age does not have to be a sentence of misery. Learning to recognize the effects of aging makes it possible to address them so that you can continue to enjoy living a full and productive life. Where the skin is concerned, there are several age-related problems to think about. Some of these problems need to be addressed from a medical perspective while others are more about personal appearance and self-esteem. At any rate, here are the most common age-related skin problems along with steps you can take to address them: Sagging and Wrinkles Mention the words ‘age’ and ‘skin’ in the same sentence and most people are going to think of sagging and wrinkles first. That’s what we most associate with growing old. The good news is that wrinkling and sagging are not dangerous in any way. Both are caused by a loss of elasticity in the skin which, in turn, is caused by a lack of collagen production. Collagen is a natural substance that, like hormones, can be in short supply as you age. The best way to address this sort of thing is with an organic skin care product that promotes collagen growth. CRUDE Detox mask is one example. Age Spots Age spots and uneven skin tone are often the results of exposure to the sun. In most cases, age spots are not dangerous in any way. They simply represent discoloration as a consequence of the body not producing melanin uniformly in the skin. Again, a good organic skincare product designed to help even out skin tone should suffice. We should...

Men fashion trends promoted by celebrities Jan04

Men fashion trends promoted by celebrities...

Who said that fashion is all about women? Famous brands promote new trends every year, when it comes to what men should wear and how their look should be. There are trends regarding the hair colour and style, clothes and shoes, and every one of them would help you as a man achieve a great look, and would help you make a statement in the fashion industry. In present days, many people are making a living from having a blog, and if you are a man and you want to inspire other people to dress stylish, you should follow the example of celebrities, on how they changed their looks and wardrobe. For example, Andre Birleanu has dyed his hair blonde, for meeting the trends, and looking great for his catalogue shoots. Here are examples of trends promoted by men, and they could serve you as inspiration. Blonde hair for men The majority of men do not have platinum hair, but in the last years, the great fashion brands of the world had promoted this trend, and the ones who wanted to keep up with the fashion tendencies have quickly changed their look. Andre Birleanu is one of the celebrities who has totally rocked this look. And we can say that he even looks better with platinum hair than with his natural dark brown locks. Also, Chris Brown is one of the celebrities who have opted for this style, and he is looking hot. So, if you want to inspire your readers, go to the beauty salon, and talk with your stylist on changing your hair colour. Streetwear clothes In case you do not have too many notions about what this fashion trend implies, you should know that it is all about layers. You would...

How to Minimise Bobbling Dec20

How to Minimise Bobbling...

Call it pilling, call it bobbling or simply call it that seriously annoying thing that only ever seems to happen to your favourite clothes, it is the kind of headache that affects most people. The only thing worse than having clothes you are not exactly in love with is to have a wardrobe full of clothes you simply love, though hesitate to wear as they start bobbling like mad with each wash/wear. You have invested in all kinds of gadgets and tried all hacks in the book to get rid of it, but no matter how many times you have to deal with it, it’s not long before bobbling returns. The good news is that according to the experts in new fashion shoes and women’s fashion, there is in fact a lot anyone can do to stop, or at least minimise bobbling on clothing. Most of it comes down to the garments you select in the first place, but regardless of what types of clothes you already have, there are many ways and means by which bobbles can be reduced. Give the following tips a try and chances are you will find a solution to your bobbling problem: 1 – Avoid Fibre Blends First up, while there is nothing in the world particularly wrong with clothes made from various different fibres, these happen to be the kinds of clothes that are more prone to bobbling. Certain fibre blends can produce beautiful clothes that are both easy to care for and robust. Nonetheless, if there are three separate fibres in the garment or even more, it’s quite likely this will be a piece of clothing more prone to bobbling. It all comes down to the way in which the fibres react with one another, both...

Shoes models that you should buy for your child Nov18

Shoes models that you should buy for your child...

Buying shoes for children can be a real challenge for parents who want the best for their kids. This is the reason why, we have made a list with some of the most fashionable models of shoes for children. Also, a good tip that we can offer you is buying these shoes from online shops, due to the large facilities that they can offer. Some models of shoes that any kid should have in his or her wardrobe A pair of sneakers. Experts say that if the sneakers look attractive enough, they can encourage your child to do more sport. For example, if your child is keen on football or tennis, buy him or her a pair of special sport shoes in order to determine them to spend more time playing outside. You probably know that a common problem of children from today generations is that they are too dependent on technology and they forget about doing physical exercises. And if you do not know where to find the best such models, try searching for Kids shoes at Spartoo on the Internet and you will be surprised by the results.   A pair of sandals. They are the most indicated models of shoes for hot days. Our advice is looking for something which is made of good materials. For example, very fashionable lately are the sandals made of leather, which imitate those models that gladiators used to wear before.   Rain boots. Due to the fact that the majority of children enjoy playing outside when it rains, a pair of rain boots can protect them from getting wet. If your children spend too much time outside and the weather is not fine, they can catch a cold. This is the reason why they should...

Different anti-cellulite exercises – what to choose?...

Getting rid of cellulite can be quite a challenging and time-consuming task, but in order to look amazing and to have a healthy skin that looks both fresh and young, you have to find time to engage in some physical activities and eliminate that extra fat from your body. It is worth mentioning that numerous beauty salons provide body contouring treatment that can get you rid of cellulite, but in order to benefit from the best results, it is recommended to look for the best salon in your region. What is more, physical exercises can do wonders, so here are some examples of exercises you can choose. Running This is probably the most popular method that many women resort to the moment they decide to contour their bodies and give it a fresh, younger look. Besides the fact that it is free, it is also perfect for targeting the muscles that are located in the lower body, where cellulite is mostly abundant. Brisk walking Believe it or not, brisk walking can do wonders when it comes to reducing cellulite. Whenever you go to the grocery store for instance or anywhere else, think that you are in a hurry and walk briskly. Besides the fact that this can be a better option, since the pressure on your joints is not as high as it is in the case of running, only 20 minutes a day, three times a week at least is all you need in order to make that orange peel skin go away. What is more, you can also mix this with running in order to get better results. Swimming According to experts, swimming is the best solution you can go for if you want to get fit and the reason is quite...

One urban outfit – three occasions when you can wear it Jun24

One urban outfit – three occasions when you can wear it...

For many men, the idea of having to change the outfit they find most comfortable is not a very enjoyable one, especially if they like the urban style and mainly prefer to wear something that looks nice and feels comfortable at the same time. However, when choosing to wear Undefeated Clothing and other similar brands, there are a few ways in which you can make an outfit work for several occasions. For instance, a classic pair of jeans and a T-shirt with a minimalistic print on it can be worn in the following occasions: A night out with your friends Whether you enjoy going to a local bar or you want to enjoy a beer with your homies, this is the type of outfit that will make you look great and feel comfortable at the same time. The important thing is to choose clothing items from qualitative brands and Undefeated is known for the fact that they offer fashionable and high quality clothes. Your friends will appreciate your style and you will have the confidence that you are wearing something suitable for that occasion.   A walk in the park If you want to spend some time in the park, to relax take long walks with your loved one and breathe in some fresh air, this is an outfit that is also suitable for this type of activity. While you may not be able to play sports in it, if you were only interested in a long walk in the park, you can rest assured that it will be a great choice. You can even stop by an ice cream vendor and enjoy a delicious ice cream while you spend time in the park or any other of the tasty snacks that are usually...

What to look for in a heavy duty sewing machine Feb25

What to look for in a heavy duty sewing machine...

If you are passionate about fashion and sewing and you are planning to start your own business, then you should know that you will make some changes. To begin with, you must purchase a new sewing machine, because the one you are currently using will no longer be suitable to a larger work load. This means you may have to focus your attention on a heavy duty device, which has been built to handle bigger projects, sew more than one layer of fabric and thicker materials. Normally, all these would make a normal sewing machine to break down, and this is not something you want, because people are expecting their clothes to be ready in a timely manner. Experts are claiming that the Janome hd3000 sewing machine is a great choice. However, if you are a beginner and you do not know a lot about industrial devices, it may be a bit difficult for you to choose the most reliable option. That is why you will have to inform yourself in advance, using a short buying guide. Read on to discover which the main characteristics that you should be looking for when purchasing a product. The weight It is normal for a heavy duty sewing machine to be heavier than a regular one, but a bulky device will simply slow down your work. Generally, in order for an apparatus to be efficient from any point of view, it should weight somewhere between 10 and 20 pounds. If a model is less than this number, then chances are it will not be able to deal with the tasks: it will not remain steady, to the results will not be as qualitative as they should. If the machine does not weight enough, it may tip over...

How to design artwork for T-shirt printing Jan25

How to design artwork for T-shirt printing...

One of the biggest perks of being a graphic designer, in addition to working in an extremely lucrative field, is that you can express yourself through your creations. If you have unique ideas and would like people to seem them in other places apart from your work portfolio, then you should give T-shirt prints a try. In your spare time, you could work on interesting designs and then you can send them to a company that does t-shirt screen printing in Edmonton. Whether you would like to wear your favourite superheroes or a sarcastic message on your T-shirt, you can let your imagination run wild and create designs that you can’t find in store. Before you start, follow these rules to make sure that the end result will look as good as possible. Design artwork specifically for T-shirts   The fact that you already have a design that you like does not guarantee that it might look great on a T-shirt. A lot of images look amazing on a large computer screen, but do not translate well on fabric, either because the colours aren’t as vibrant or because the image doesn’t have the right size. For example, an image with a lot of details will never be as impactful on a T-shirt, because there simply isn’t enough room for everything. Similarly, if it is too small, no one will be able to see it. For the maximum effect, design the image specifically for T-shirts and think about proportions and ratio.   Choose your colours right   Getting designs to be true-to-colour on fabric can be quite challenging, even for professional screen printing companies. Sometimes, some colours appear to be one or two shades off, or there are problems in terms of brightness and contrast....