Saturday, December 26, 2009

Fashion Skirts | Ladies Fashion Dresses

The term Victorian fashion is generally used only with regard to the United Kingdom. There were certain clothing styles and mannerisms that were observed during this period. In the early period of the Victorian Era, the silhouette for the woman was more of the demure kind. Women wore pointed bodice, which were long and had fitting waists. The bodice was designed to enhance the waist. In the early period, Victorian clothing for women was about restriction of arm movements. Another interesting feature were the detachable collars! The colors used in the early period of the Victorian fashion were soft, pastel shades. Patterns were delicate and fashionable, all designed to maintain the femininity of the woman. Beehive shaped skirts was another characteristic feature of Victorian fashion. Here, garments were stiffened to give a particular appearance. Crin also known as horsehair, was used for a particular portion of a garment so that it stiffens in that particular area.

Crin was used for hem linings and sleeve heads of the dresses. Although cloth was manufactured in the mills, Victorian clothing in 1837 was generally designed and assembled by tailors and other such specialized people who were into designing clothes and hats. These people catered to only a specific few of the society who could afford this service; others stitched their clothes at home. Bell shaped skirts also became a rage and these became wider in the 1830s. The bell shape soon became dome shaped. As these skirts became bigger and flared out, they also needed support from the inside. Victorian dresses therefore needed to be worn with a lot of petticoats. The lower portion was also supported by horsehair, which were woven into the pattern for the stiffened look.

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Fashion Contests

Fashion contests entail the exhibition of designs to potential fashionistas. It's the basic platform on which new designs are launched. You can do this through sketches or complete works that are shown on runways both local and international. Fashion contests will also involve the sale of creations which need to be alluring for them to attract more and more potential buyers. The larger an audience a designer will reach the broader his / her market will be. When organizing a fashion contest, one needs to consider the target audience. By doing so, picking designs that will interest them will be easy and there won't be any risk of missing out on any of them.

Observing the current trends in the market will enable one to know what works for what ages and what is out. Starting out small is the key word since these humble beginnings will give one the required experience. Starting at the top could be frustrating since there are better people in the market, individuals who have been doing this for years. Learning from your own mistakes as well as the other peoples mistakes is of great help in becoming a fully fledged designer. Researching widely will make one more knowledgeable on what is expected of them in this glamorous yet demanding industry.

Fashion contests will involve entrances to competitions that are basically on design. These will help the upcoming designer to learn and have a first hand experience on how well suited they are for the fashion industry. Fashion designs require one to be creative if they are to capture what is missing and yet most needed design in the market. What will keep you going in the fashion contests is a strong will to survive and succeed at the same time. It's good to be hopeful but at the same time being over ambitious may turn things for the worst.

Winning is epitome but not winning does not meant that you are not good enough. It simply means that you have a lot to do to get up there. This will mean hard work and thanks to the exposure in the fashion contest, you'll surely know where you went wrong. Trying again will be the next course of action and you'll surer get to where you aspire to be. Success is always within reach and with the knowhow of how to get there, you can count the barriers broken. Fashion contests will enable you walk the journey of triumph and while at it never give up! The finish line could be just some seconds away!

Monday, December 7, 2009

Indian Designer Manish Arora with his Baroque Ornamentation at Paris Fashion Week

Future is here, at least for the Indian designer Manish Arora, who showcased his Baroque Ornamentation at Paris Fashion Week. The designer, known for his love of vibrant colours and abstract shapes, took inspiration from Baroque, an artistic style prevalent from the late 16th century to the early 18th century predominating Europe characterized by dynamic movement, overt emotion and self-confident rhetoric. For Manish it was individualistic and very Indian, though some of the fashion critics have said its Lady Gaga goin gaga.

Manish combined Indian techniques with geometric designs in bold beautiful colours with a heady mix of different kinds of head gears and weird hairstyles for his beach baroque set of clothes. When his show started all of a sudden it was splash of colours. According to him the bottomline of the international fashion is that it should be no longer boring, Manish was speaking to a news agency about his collection.

This was his fifth season at fashion's biggest trade event - the Paris Fashion Week, and his ninth international showcase - Paris (five shows) and London (four shows). His collection was also supported by Swarovski which is described by the designer as "mute, metallic, crystalline and European with wide and stiff shoulders resembling Greek armour-plates and military epaulettes".

What's in the collection - glamorous evening ensembles futuristic gowns reminiscent of Star War series, the hips of the dresses were padded for additional contours and stiff look, sheer pants and tops with sequins,outfits embroidered with crystals, beads, fine metal sheaths, applique needlework and long Victorian trains along the assymetrical hemlines, trailing into metres of sheer organza, crepe, nets, cotton-satins, silk and georgettes on the floor.

Not to miss out Manish's signature shoes, metallic pumps, bangles, and head gears in the shape a motor car. Paris Fashion Week was taken aback!

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Fashion Season

Every girl wants to be called a stylish girl, even though every ones opinion about fashion is different. In other words, being fashionable is a very personal matter. Of course people usually have some common sense about the good fashion taste and bad fashion taste. However, most of the time, fashion is almost unreasonable or creative. Fashionable goods designers keep trying something new and different in order to be ahead of the ordinary chasers. Thus, fresh and unique is the common terms to describe the fashion trend nowadays.
By talking so much about the changing of the vogue field, I am actually not going to have a further discussion about the instability of this field. On the contrary, I am about to talk the stable part of the fashion world, which is very rare, thus it is very precious. Among all the fashionable consumer goods, there are several things that wont be out of date ever and one of them is the leather bag, which is also the main character today.
If you have paid enough attention to the new changes of the fashion world, you may find out that the leather bags have appeared in various kinds of fashion shows frequently, such as LV and Chanle have had some new types of leather bags to sell. And even some online shops, for example the, have also presented plenty of new types of leather bags. Gradually, the leather bag has become the star of the winter fashion this year. Actually, not only this year, the leather bag is the frequent star at the vogue list.
It is quite obvious that the leather bag has several advantages. It is very wearable for example. One of my friends uses the same leather bag for several years. And because of the professional maintenance and its own good quality, her leather bag looks still new and classical. Apart from its durability, the leather bag is also famous for its elegant characteristic. Many people are quite confused about this point, how could the leather bag be elegant? See it yourself, have you ever noticed that those elegant women, movie stars or successful career women would choose the leather bag. No one can explain this. I guess just like the precious stones, the leather bag is born to be noble.
No more compliments. You are able to see the advantages of the leather bag yourself. This is the fashion season for the leather bag again and buy yourself one leather bag.

Monday, November 23, 2009

China International Fashion Week: Designers Association, Wang's visit (Figure) - China International Fashion Week, Wang - Clothing industry

Sina Women: Dear women friends who, Hello, everybody. We are very pleased to go to the chairman of Mr. Wang Qing Designers Association to participate in our visit. What do you think this Fashion Week What are the characteristics different from the previous?

Designers Association Wang Wang: It's fashion week on it, I would like to have your hand inside this table, because the activities are more honest, you should carefully studying this table, it may really do not know where start with, do not know what to see. I looked, there are seven or eight to ten events before and after. Yesterday, I read, the next we can simply sub-categories, this year the most important from the point of view the content of the performance is essentially localized Fashion Week. Fashion Week since its inception, has not been the case. With the acceleration of China's internationalization process, we always want to pursue international, and what foreign brands more interested in the Chinese market, so census drawn Fashion Week is about to have 20 percent of foreign brands and designers, but this year Fashion Week, in addition, Japan, South Korea, only a UK release hairstyle trends.

Sina women: that is not saying the quality of local designers continually improved?

Wang: I think it may be two reasons which led, first, Europe and the United States can see that fashion is indeed subject to Financial Relatively large impact of the crisis, the second, also shows the growth of our designers has become the main body of our Fashion Week, Fashion Week in Beijing has been able to become the platform for the fashion industry's words, released to the world. Not just the Chinese brand, China's designers, fashion week inside the past, local businesses or processing industry is also a distinct predominance of the brand, this is the dominant brand designers.

Basically have their own brand of designer in publishing, this is a very good thing, that is, that our traditional Chinese garment industry has grown from processing trade towards the main stage of development a designer to design as the main stage. This is the upgrading of the most direct expression. Overall, the Chinese concept, the concept of Asia has become a leading, rather than blindly pursue past the internationalization of China has now fully internationalized. China has fully integrated into the world, and accession to the WTO, China is already part of the world economy, China has become a part of world politics, China's life and culture has become a part of the world, so the realization of China Fashion Week our words and sounds. In contrast, there are several prominent features of this year, the first, most obvious cross-strait exchanges and active, this may be the biggest change in this Fashion Week, Fashion Week this year, Taiwan's designer brands may accounted for about 20 percent of the conference, as Amy Chua month, and France, Pan Yiliang, there Oudi Fen, Taiwan's well-known Underwear Brand, there are well-known in Taiwan on the release of ten co-branding. So this is the first time in 12 years in fashion week so many of Taiwan's designers and the design of the brand in Taiwan. This also shows the cross-strait industrial and cultural exchanges to expand cross-strait market and culture in the further integration. The second feature is that the Fashion Week Men The release of designers and men the most in 12 years time, and basically own designer brand, but also that the design by emphasis on men's, men's design by the industry's attention, men's designers are also growing. Third, the view from the Fashion Week activities, design competition, all kinds of topics had been the competition is the most time, various topics of active competition, that the industry demand for talent in China's fashion industry relies on the traditional labor-intensive, and now through the years to upgrade and there have been demands for talents, the brand is not just growing up, his talent even more digging, but also to focus on their industry personnel in the environment, also shows that corporate social responsibility now , enhancement of social consciousness. They design new emphasis on mining, to build a showcase their new platform, which actually created the whole of industry resources and create a good human resources and the environment.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

2011 Chanel Summer Fashion Handbags

If you have paid some attention to Chanel summer collection, you may have found out an interesting fact - Chanel seems to be going with a more romantic and more dreamlike style this season. Let’s take a look at some of the hottest fashion handbags in Chanel summer collection.

Black and white are classic, but this Chanel fashion handbag of the latest design is not simple black-and-white. Having drawn the inspiration from the movie Last Year at Marienbad, Chanel built a maze, decorated by black and white bricks, onto its fashion handbag. On the surface of this handbag, there are also many impressionistic floral patterns and decorations, which upgrade the artistic value of this handbag, and make it more treasured.
On this handbag, we can see many fashion elements from the fashion show of Chanel not long ago.

The splendid maze, the beautiful fountain and the romantic garden seem to have all been put onto this handbag. The design of this handbag is extraordinary and totally different from other ordinary fashion handbags - it is neither maid of leather on its surface, nor does it has apparent zippers on the surface. However, when a woman carries this handbag in her hand, she will look like a piece of artwork herself. The delicate design, the exquisite patterns and the perfect workmanship all make this handbag attractive and unique.
As Chanel is going romantic this year, of course pink is inevitable. This pink fashion handbag brings a sense of romance and calmness to people’s hearts. The color itself is dreamlike, and it decorates a woman into a sweet princess. The texture, different from ordinary light reflecting hard leather, is comfortable in touching and pleasing in seeing. The compact body can contain the daily goods a woman needs, ranging from lip sticks to mirrors, from cell phone to purse. No matter for parties or for work, this pink handbag is a nice companion.
When you are appreciating the beauty of Chanel summer collection, don’t forget that you can buy handbags of the same hot designs on some handbag websites, such as Chanel may frighten you with its sky-high prices, but you can always find fashion handbags on these websites. Bagsok is even offering customers up to 30% discounts.
With the same romantic and sweet styles to look forward to as on Chanel’s stage, and with first-class qualities and attractive discounts on these fashion handbag selling websites, what are you waiting for?

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Miranda Kerr Stunning in Paris Fashion Week 2011

The famous Australia super model and Victoria Secret Angle, Miranda Kerr, has made her catwalk comeback at the 2011 Paris Fashion Week after giving birth to her lovely son Fynn. Australian model Miranda Kerr successfully made the transition from Victoria's Secret Angel to high fashion muse. She has a crazy busy week when walking in fashion presentations for Loewe, Viktor&Rolf, Lanvin, and Christian Dior.

Orlando Bloom sit in the front row when his model wife took the runway of the Christian Dior Ready to Wear Spring/Summer 2012 show at Paris Fashion Week. As Miranda walking, the actor continuously supported and took pictures of his stunning supermodel wife. The Victoria’s Secret model donned in an asymmetrical dress, paired with gold stilettos.

Miranda Kerr

Miranda Kerr carried her son Flynn during an outing in Paris on Saturday. She brought the little baby to Paris in fashion week

Orlando and Flynn were having happy time together. Orlando even let Flynn play with his sunglasses. The two had been separated since Orlando was in New Zealand and Flynn was with Miranda in Australia

Miranda walked in the Chanel Ready to Wear Spring / Summer 2012 show in a pretty bouclé waistcoat and flat silver booties during Paris Fashion Week at Grand Palais on October 4, 2011

Miranda Kerr rocked the catwalk at the John Galliano presentation during Paris Fashion Week in sheer white look and boxy jacket and barely-there make-up

The Aussie hottie was runway mainstay while walking for the John Galliano Ready to Wear Spring/Summer 2012 show as part of Paris Fashion Week

Miranda Kerr was almost unrecognizable on the runway due to moody make-up

The Australian Victoria's Secret 'Angel' looked chic on the runway of the Loewe fashion presentation during Paris Fashion Week

Miranda Kerr showed off her super-toned midriff at Viktor & Rolf show

Miranda Kerr looked totally different from her daily image


The model posed in a simple white T-shirt, black leather shorts and burgundy kitten heels after Christian Dior show

Miranda arrived at the Christian Dior show with her British husband, actor Orlando Bloom


Miranda Kerr Walks at Paris Fashion Week


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Monday, November 2, 2009

Cool Christian clothing for daily wear

If a person asked you what Jesus wears the answer would most likely be, “Jesus wear” or “Christian clothing”. Christian apparel not only makes a funky fashion statement but also makes a big difference in many peoples lives. These apparel and clothing have a biblical message to them and are a great way for believers to express their faith amongst other believers and non-Christians. Many times the goods news is conveyed in a humorous and fun way that creates attention and man times creates room for a conversation.


Christian clothing comes in many forms from t-shirts pole necks hoodies and jewelry. The slogans stitched on the clothing are very conspicuous and have meanings enabling a believer to chare their faith more easily.

It is unlikely that one will walk to a total stranger and start and evangelism conversation, nevertheless these apparel makes it easier to begin a conversation that many times leads people to Christ. Whenever you are wearing a piece of clothing with a message you will find people coming up to you and asking what the meaning is, this is where evangelism begins.


Hoodies are fun to wear when you go for jogging or your regular work out. This will often attract attention and thumbs up from others with you on the track the moment they recognize the apparel and writings. Hoodies are also great for exercise in winter or when the weather is not very friendly. This makes it easier to make friends because they recognize one of their own and will walk up and say hello. For a person who wants to meet more friends that are a believer then wearing Christian clothes is highly recommended.


Hoodies also make great warm covering on cold days and winter nights. They are also great to ware after a shower because they are not only warm but also soft and protect the neck and head form cold making a perfect out fit for chilly nights. Christian clothing comes in many styles and sizes to suit the whole family. More so for the young at heart and teenagers, they will find trendy Christian wear to suit all occasions. For example, a young person who loves denim pants will find trendy shirts and tops. There are petite people who hardly love t-shirts; they can find slim fits in apparel to suit them. Christian clothing is easy to launder and iron making it less expensive to maintain, they also wear hard and last long.

Monday, October 26, 2009

London Fashion Week And The Tribe Of Doris!

Pukka is a Hindi word meaning authentic, genuine or more colloquially top quality. It comes from the Sanskrit pakwa and this sentiment of offering the best quality organic Ayurvedic herbs and service is what we at Pukka Herbs are all about. Our unique range of organic herbal remedies and award winning teas are based on the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda the art of living wisely. We set up Pukka Herbs to make the wonders of this wisdom easily accessible to everyone.

From the 10th till the 17th of August the Tribe of Doris - a seamless fusion of summer camp and festival - hit a site in Devon with over 40 workshops in drumming, dance and song from award winning and inspirational teachers from Africa, South America, Asia, and Europe.

Doris is a participatory event, where learning from these amazing artists is the core activity but there were also world class performances, open mic sessions, jamming, Ceremonies, fireside jamborees, a wellbeing zone as well as a host of creative youth and childrens activities!

Visitors could get involved in djembe drumming at all levels, sabar, African ballet and contemporary African dance, Flamenco song and dance, samba, Brazilian song and dance, Sufi whirling, belly dance, Middle Eastern music, Moroccan Gnawa and much more, culminating in a huge firelit celebration of the weeks workshops on Saturday night. And Pukka was there (in spirit!) to provide a refreshing back note in the form of our teas!

We've had some lovely feedback from Miriam Saltmarshe, Nutritionist for Models at London Fashion Week about some of our lovely Pukka goodies that were helping keep the models in tip top shape!

Pukka's elderberry syrup worked a treat for any of the models who were coming down with a cold or cough and worked very well with their Three Ginger tea. To support skin health we used Pukka's bionutrients (Clean Greens and Vitalise) with their delicious teas, Cleanse and Detox, which replaced tea and coffee.

Monday, October 19, 2009

Fashion Statement

Paris has always been known as "the fashion center of the center." Internationally recognized most of the top fashion brand headquarters located here. The message from this international trend of the benchmark, leading the international fashion trend. Precisely because of this, Paris Fashion Week in New York, London and Milan Fashion Week, Fashion Week and said the four largest.

Whether Carl La Fair or Marc Jacobs, the fashion Week in Paris, big-name designers who usually not hesitate to come up with special skill. The better to build the stage, cream of the crop land use model. All this only for the fashion capital of Paris fashion show of new ideas.

Moncler Jackets also very stylish proposition.

Issey Miyake in Paris as a global brand for the audience Fashion Week spring and summer created a fantasy world. As on-site commentary said, "If you want a better perception of the world spirit, to be completely into the darkness."

Together world-renowned designers have set off a refined sense of tailoring and fabric of the royal family as honorable fashion. They will cut the fabric and bold package, reflecting the gorgeous and add a stylish modern ideas.

Can be said that velvet is the fabric permanently withstand the test of time. The smooth and flowing with special texture, thick and warm at the same time with a shine. These features allow designers the opportunity to innovate on the scale in the clothing design. Has created a number of multi-purpose, multi-look appeal. For example, sexy dress and coat. So velvet fabrics was welcomed by the red carpet celebrity dress and fashionable daily dress.

Sunday, October 11, 2009

Fashionable Long Skirts For Women

Long pleated skirts are considered as an elegant and traditional wear for females. These Long skirts For Women have been in use since long time. Today we introduce you with an amazing Long Pleated Skirts which is crafted and designed according to the newest fashions and trends. These skirts are fashionable and charming increasing the overall beauty of females. They are very attractive and may be worn out all types of events. They are bound to grasp attention of the viewers through their cool looks.


This elegant Long Pleated Skirts may be worn at the wedding ceremonies and during the parties. They are purposely made for both indoor and outdoor wear. The comfort level provided by these Long Skirts For Women is high. They are relaxing and very comfortable.

Material plays a vital role in these dresses. This contains one of the finest fabrics offering a soft touch. These Long Pleated Skirts may be easily matched up with all types of tops or t- shirts. It is a very durable product and may serve out for you for long time. They may be worn on daily basis as they are very easy to clean. Fine threads and quality material do not make them shrink even if washed daily.


An elastic band is been used at the waist of these Long Pleated Skirts. This is a high quality elastic and does not get loosened by daily washes. This is a common problem been observed in other type of cheap skirts available in the market. The elastic is flexible and balances the pressure very well. It does not leave any type of visible marks at your beautiful waist.


If you wish to impress someone and don't have any idea in your mind then you can simply wrap up this wonderful Long Skirts For Women and may offer her as a gift. It can easily change the mood of your angry wife or girlfriend. After going through all these interesting points about the dress, it is impossible for the females to resist them from this amazing product.


If you are in a real hurry, you just need to go online for shopping this product. This Long Skirts For Women is very economical and cheap as compared to other skirts available in the market. What are you waiting for? Enjoy your wonderful life wearing this eye catching dress amongst your friends and relatives.

Saturday, October 3, 2009

Ways to See Fashion Week

Fashion Week is internationally known. The Fashion industry convenes in four locations worldwide, New York, London, Milan, and Paris. At each venue, outstanding examples of designer's clothing are showcased. It provides an excellent time for up and coming designers to discover what the clothes will be like in the next season, making it easy to see why it is so popular world wide.

There are a few ways to get into this exclusive event, and journalists are among those admitted. One industry-exclusive event are Fashion Weeks, invitations are only given to designers, models, journalists, fashion professionals and celebrities. Journalists eager to see Fashion Week should try to network with designers, models, or sponsors who can get you admission. Be sure to look at the official Fashion Week site regarding information to apply that is specifically for writers.

Some media groups do coverage of fashion events so find out if such opportunities are available for you.

Models. A big part of the success of Fashion Week is the catwalk strutted by models at each event. You should go to the featured cities Fashion Week's website to sign up if you think you are hot enough, a complete list of credentials and the ability to strut your stuff.

Volunteer. If you have free time and live in New York City, you should try to find out if you can volunteer during the Week. However, being a Fashion Week volunteer is not as simple as it may seem---you would be an organizers' assistant and have many clerical assignments. It's fun to see models, celebrities, stars, and also get a leg up on current fashions!

You can buy tickets. Don't expect to get off cheap during the Week.

The official Fashion Week website offers tickets ranging from for one show to ,000 for all of its shows. You may not want to spend that much; fortunately, other hotels will offer tickets during the Week that will allow you to see some of the shows. Credit card companies offer a variety of services including entertainment packages for those who love watching a show. For more information on the hospitality industry, check corporate websites for additional details.

Attending Fashion Week will start things off. At fashion events around the world, style and glamour walk hand in hand. Dress up in your best garb and do your best to copy the stylish walk of the fashion model. Now that you've been invited to the world's most exclusive fashion show, you need to demonstrate that you belong.

Saturday, September 26, 2009

Dita Von Teese Graces Paris Fashion Week 2010

Dita Von Teese has hit the runways of Paris Fashion Week Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2010 in Paris, France. The 38-year-old burlesque dancer is either a Vip guest or a model appearing in many fashion shows of Paris Fashion Week 2010 including Lanvin Ready for Wear Spring/Summer 2011 show at La Halle Freyssinet on Friday, October 1; French Vogue’s 90th Anniversary Party; the Christian Dior runway show, and some fashion parties. Attending to the Paris Fashion Week 2010, Dita Von Teese and her boyfriend, French aristocrat Louis Marie de Castelbajac have been hand in hand to go together. Let\'s have a look at the most stunning images of Dita Von Teese at Paris Fashion Week Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2010.


Dita Von Teese, born September 28, 1972 in Rochester, Michigan, US is best-known as a burlesque artist cum model and actress


Dita Von Teese and boyfriend Louis-Marie de Castelbajac attend the John Galliano Ready to Wear Spring/Summer 2011 show at Opera Comique on Sunday, October 3 in Paris, France


The beautiful star wore a fishnet stockings mask and a gorgeous brown dress


Dita Von Teese in a charming black gown and black elbow-length gloves attended Jean-Paul Gaultier fashion show


The 38-year-old model cum dancer always likes using white powder compacts and red lipsticks


This is a classic make-up style!


The hottie attended Sonia Rykiel Spring/Summer 2010 fashion show


She wore an impressive flower on her head


The beehive hairstyle and elegant dresses like these has brought Dita Von Teese a special fashion style


Dita Von Teese attended the Lanvin Ready to Wear Spring/Summer 2011 show at La Halle Freyssinet, Paris, France on Friday, October 1


Her hair brooch was attached with precious stones


The seductive woman wore a black dress, black shoes and took a white rose in her hand



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Thursday, September 17, 2009

Faqs About Fashion Jewelry

Although clothing can be found in virtually every style in our modern society, putting together a unique look can still be difficult. Fine designer jewelry is great for special occasions and daily wear, but fashion jewelry steps in when it is time to take your outfit up a notch. A fantastic long bead necklace or a tough leather cuff bracelet changes an ensemble and adds your personality to the mix. With so many jewelry trends changing and evolving every day, it can be difficult to decide which fashion jewelry you need. Use our tips to choose jewelry for your collection.
Questions about Fashion Jewelry:

How much fashion jewelry do I need?

As much as you need to express yourself, some women choose just a few key fashion accessories to wear with their fine jewelry, while others love to collect fashion designer jewelry in every category. Several necklaces, a few bangle and cuff bracelets, a handful of dangling earrings and one or two cocktail rings will get you through the week in style. Men typically wear less jewelry, but a nice ring, a fashionable bracelet and a cool chain necklace will all add to your collection.

What is the difference between fashion jewelry and fine jewelry?

The biggest difference between fine jewelry and fashion jewelry is materials. In general, fine jewelry is made of the precious metals -- gold, silver and platinum -- and decorated with diamonds, pearls and the highest quality gemstones. Fashion jewelry is made of, well, anything that can be turned into jewelry, including wood, leather, fabric, glass, resin, copper, brass and plastic. Beads of every kind are a mainstay of fashion accessories. Fashion jewelry may also feature gemstones and precious metals.

What should I do with outdated fashion jewelry?

First, ask yourself: "Is it truly outdated or am I just tired of it?" After all, you wore those great earrings all summer, and now it is time to find a new favorite pair. Before you toss old jewelry into the trash, consider these options:

Retire that fashion bracelet or necklace for a season or two. You may learn to love it again if you just avoid it for a while.

Trade your fashion jewelry with friends or sell it in a consignment shop or on an auctions site.

Recycle any fashion jewelry made of gold that you'll never wear again. There are plenty of gold redemption programs that buy gold.

Keep it in storage for a few years -- your daughters and granddaughters will have so much fun experimenting with your old fashion jewelry.

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Daily deals are highly democratic

Today, buying things, goods or services, has become so easy that all one needs to do is click a few buttons and get all that they please. It is an extremely beneficial and rapid medium which is convenient to use as well. People from different walks of life use this medium as it is enormously fast, time saving and profits them in a many different ways. There are ample of stores that have ascended and provide the consumers with daily deals that are in great demand. These daily deal sites have become highly democratic as people have attained a lot by making use of these sites.

These daily deal sites are tremendously user friendly and all one needs to do is click a few buttons and get whatever they like. The way of payment on these daily deal sites is also very convenient and in a matter of minutes one can buy all that they want and finish their shopping. The arrangements are completely beset free and an explicit delicacy for people who are caught in feverish and busy daily routines leaving them with almost no time to for shopping and other activities.

The daily deals sites offer a large number of services and you can find nearly everything that you need on these sites. All that the consumer needs to do is make a few clicks. The best thing about these daily seals sites is that one can get every single good that is required to coddle them and give them a feeling of lavishness is available under one roof. One does not have to go to various sites to hunt for products they want and try to get the best price. Everything is so easily available at these sites that all you need to do is select the goods you require and purchase the same.

These daily deal sites assure that you receive the shipment within the time span of a week, so that you are not discommoded at all. This checks timely and trouble free delivery. If you are thinking of shopping for commodities and want the best price possible, check out the daily deals on online stores.

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

New Zealand Fashion Week ? A Glamorous Extravaganza

Auckland, New Zealand an urban metropolis of goodness and rich scenery which is not only known for its cultural heritage, traditions and attractions but also for its world-renowned festivals, celebrations and adventures. The city is also known as one of the largest populated regions in the country and one of the foremost travel destinations in the world.

Auckland each year also provides a fashionista with a festival unlike any other - the New Zealand Fashion Week. Traditionally slated to happen during the 21st – 25th of September 2010, Auckland is where fans of fashion need to be during this period.

The fashion extravaganza will be held at the Viaduct Harbour Marine Village in Auckland, famous for being one of the town's luxurious settings. Some of the world's best designers and models are set to take to the ramps, making this event a much-anticipated one.

From the 21st of September, the harbour will be a-glitter with beautiful people, lights, media, models, designers, buyers, celebrities and designer wear.

The eyes of fashionistas around the world will be glued to the catwalk as their favourite designers showcase a new line of designer-wear to the world. Furthermore, there will be over six designer selection shows during the festival. The New Zealand Herald designer Garage Sale also offers beautifully crafted clothing for discounted prices.

This fashion week is a must-see when travelling through Auckland, as the options on offer are endless. Club music and live entertainment come alive at night, restaurants serving the finest in gourmet meals, and the nightlife is never more exuberant. You can also check out some of the city's historical attractions to create a well-rounded travel experience.

Looking for hotels in Aucklandthat complements your accommodation with luxurious facilities? Look no further than a reservation at The Langham Auckland – an enchanting property that offers the best in comforts and facilities. Being one of the leading luxury hotels in Auckland NZ,this serene sanctuary offers to refine your stay.

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Fashionable Womens Boat Shoes

An item of daily use, the shoes brings in our mind the image of foot covering that saves out feet from the tough streets that we need to cover daily. An essential; part of accessorizes today, they are available in a large number of designs and shapes which happen to be very attractive. Womens boat shoes are also a part of the trend.

Like every part of the fashion industry the shoes too have undergone huge changes in the designs. Depending on their usage and variations this shoes have undergone a change in their design. The designing of the shoes is mainly done on the skeleton of the tradition and culture with the paint and coating of the usage and color of the functionality. Depending on the weather condition the shoes are also designed. The market is flooded with the shoes of a variety of types and each one is designed keeping a specific purpose in mind. While there are available the simple sandals comprising simply of the soles and a strap linage costing a few bucks. There are some other designer shoes which are vary fashionable and at the same time may cost even up to a thousand dollar each pair. On the other hand there are the heavy boots which are designed specially for the purpose of trekking or climbing mountain designed in a very tough manner to endure climatic condition of any type. Regarding the price structure of these shoes they are also a bit costly. Like the variety in the number of the designs there is a also a large variety in the number of the brands that are are a large number of brands available in the market and each one is special in its own way.

Womens boat shoes as the name suggests is designed in the shape of a boat. The are basically very flat shoes and are very comfortable in the manner that can be used for the daily rough use. They are made of a variety of raw materials including the cloth canvas, plastics, leather, resin etc. These shoes are very slip resistant and therefore very suitable to be used in the wet and marshy areas like the dock sites and the ports. From the market places to everywhere these shoes have a multipurpose usages. Comfort is the basic initial idea which is always kept in mind while designing these shoes. The raw materials that they use are very cost effective and therefore their range is also not very high and all these qualities makes these boat shoes effective for the daily use.

Indian moccasins are the basic ideas behind the the Womens boat shoes, unlike Indian moccasins these boat shoes to are made up of the lacing on the side ways that are having a protective layer of water repellent sideways the will enable them to have a tough resistance to water which enable them to very fruitful for their usage in a low profile jobs. The Womens boat shoes are a fashion trend today so a few tips can be suggested which may prove to be useful at the timer of buying the shoes.

Friday, August 14, 2009

Fashion 2010

Fashion 2010 in minute detail. Fashion trends, style secrets, interesting news fashion - industry, fashion winter 2010, reviews of clothes, shoes and accessories of world famous brands. Topic for real fashionistas who want to shine everywhere and always. Dear ladies, be trendy, be magnificent! In fact, sometimes enough to bring in a pair of trendy casual wear items or accessories, for example, include in your wardrobe with a couple of fashionable colors, original handbag, a pair of trendy shoes, barrettes and gain thereby a fantastic magnetic charm. Fashion 2010 in all the colors for you!

Fashion blouses golden autumn 2010

Despite the fact that a woman's blouse relates to everyday clothes, in fact, it probably is closer to underwear. The more transparent and subtle fabric, of which it is sewn, the more it feels. Blouses, as well as T-shirts does not happen much - even if you compile a collection of two hundred - three hundred pieces, sooner or later each of them useful. Many prefer a tight-fitting model, with multiple darts, sitting exactly on the figure, others often wear loose behind many folds on the sleeves and the collar, but experience shows that it is best to vary the utmost variety in the case and track suit, was not used a certain type of pattern. The latest fashion trends in women's blouses considers Journal Justlady.

Chanel Fall Collection 2010

About the designer house Chanel even know who is infinitely far from fashion. More than a hundred years, he has the highest position in the production of luxury goods: clothing, perfumes, sunglasses and jewelry. Despite a long history, each new collection of striking novelty and originality, while remaining within a single style, which assumes ideal proportions, work with color and texture of fabric. Chanel style - is, above all, style, self-confident business woman, who stands firmly on his feet and knows what she wants. The main object of the Chanel - Ladies' suit. This fall, Karl Lagerfeld gives us muffle in the fluffy fur, covered with golden scales and surround yourself with translucent chiffon and taffeta. Women's magazine Justlady with you acquainted with autumn Chanel collection 2010.

Fall fashion for women's suits in 2010

Women's suit refers to one of the most versatile inventions in the world of clothes: he puts a woman at one stage with the man and at the same time emphasizes her sexuality. Strict jacket borrowed from a man's wardrobe, while it enhances the femininity, as is sitting tight on a figure, pencil skirt covers her knees, but nicely delineates the buttocks, blouse has a closed top, however, made of thin silk or satin, makes it even more attractive then something to hide. Women's magazine Justlady review examines the most fashionable clothing fall of 2010.

Friday, August 7, 2009

Delicacies Of Fashion Jewelry

Every women wants to looking gorgeous and jewelry is the real medium to show her beauty. Jewelry is the first priority of every woman. Women love jewelry, and love to shop for all kinds of jewelries, stones, beads, diamonds, gold jewelries etc. Every woman waits for the right moment, when the prices of gold or diamond are low-priced, to buy them. In the jewelry shops which have artificial diamonds or gold pieces of jewelry, you can find light weight jewelries which can be worn with almost every dress.

Women wear jewelry at almost every occasion, and therefore one cannot put on same jewelry. They require party wear as well as daily wear jewelry, which is easily available from any Wholesale Costume Jewelry store. Every store has jewelry, accessories, fashion scarf, and a lot of other fashion items. There are so many companies that offer quite unique and gorgeous fashion jewelry articles like rings, brooches, bracelets, necklaces, and accessories. You can also find jewelry for special occasions like parties, holidays, and festivals, wedding ceremonies etc.

Costume jewelry is popular all over the world because it is easy to maintain and can be effectively matched with any kind of outfit. This type of jewelry is very famous among the celebrities and fashionable people who like to change their style every now and again. Since fashion jewelry is comparatively less expensive than genuine gemstone, diamond or gold jewelry, it is quite practical. Fashion Jewelry's exclusive as they mix traditional designs, cultural art and nature with current jewelry fashion.

These types of jewelry made by different natural materials like wood, horn, bone, shell, gems, brass, copper, glass and many more. This gives you the chance to get high quality fashion jewelry that is eco-friendly and will be in harmony with nature and with the body. The fashion jewelry that is offered in the market includes necklaces, ear rings, rings, bracelets, anklets, etc. We also deal in variety of fashion bags that will definitely match with your wedding and other dress. We have a separate section for wedding and prom jewelry, for people who are looking for medium weighted fashion jewelry at wholesale price.

These kinds of items are easily available in different designs. People like jewelry in all ways because it has become the necessary part of their lives. Now, you can afford beautiful fashion jewelry at wholesale prices. No doubt that every woman looks perfect with the jewelry around their neck no matter if it is artificial or real.

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Swahili Fashion Week at Dar es Salaam!!!

Swahili Fashion Week is a fabulous fashion creativity that is holding in the city from last three years. For the very first time it was held on 5 & 6 November 2008, while 2009 showcased it for the second time from 4th to 6th November. This year this three days long fashion activity is planned to be hold from 4th to 6th November at Karimjee Hall, Dar es Salaam. It is evident that a number of models, designers, media persons, and fashion lovers will take Dar es Salaam flights to watch this excellent fashion week. This creativity does not only provide a platform for the existing fashion talent in the region but is also playing a crucial role in introducing new talent as well as to encourage their work.


Fashion Lovers are treated with not only the excellent fashion work by the artists belonging to Tanzania but also from the neighboring countries.

If you are planning to take flights to Dar es Salaam during the days of this event it's a must attend activity. It provides all the people related to fashion industry a chance to market their art and network with their existing and potential clients. Although it's not a very old tradition in the country to celebrate his activity but just in the short span of three years the event has got so much popularity in domestic and international fashion world that it has evolved itself into a most sought out after fashion platform in Eastern Africa for the international market. If you take flights to Dar es Salaam you will be able to see a wide collection with a huge variety because this fashion competition is open to every one irrespective of any age limit and a registration was needed to apply for it. The last date for registration was 30th August. It will be a very good addition on Tanzanian event calendar just like previous years.


Now the question arises why the event is named as Swahili Fashion Week??? The answer to this question is not very complicated yet it is an interesting one. Swahili is a beautiful coastline in the region. It is one of the most sought out destination by both the locals and those getting into the region by taking cheap flights to Dar es Salaam. The beautiful coastline of Swahili has much to offer visitors when it comes to things to see and to do at this coastline. The fashion is all about much more interesting things, colors, and exposing beauty to the fashion lovers. That's why these two things are correlated. The event has done its job very perfectly by introducing local designers such as Kemi Kalikawe, Virginia Njumba and other African designers such as Vera Vee Ochia from Kenya, David Tlale from South Africa and Sheila Tique from Mozambique. If you take flights to Dar es Salaam from UK and have some love and attraction for fashion you must be getting their something suiting your interest and fashion sense

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Combat Boots: Still In Fashion?

Fashion is a term that is decided by the people of today. They are the rulers of the present and whatever they wear becomes a trend. Be it the aviator kind of goggles or rugged and tough denims, every kind of cloth or an accessory becomes a fashion statement after a repeated use and hence this defines the fashion of today. Similarly this thing also exists in terms of footwear. If we talk about Combat boots being existent in today's date in terms of fashion, then we would see mixed reactions of people around us.

Some would say yes, they still are a part of my wardrobe but some would just turn around and say that they don't even know about combat boots. However, these boots were never out of fashion, that's the reality. With the passage of time, these boots have again gained recognition and are making their way back into the lives of common man.

Most of the people are going ahead and making them in use on a daily basis and also a part of their wardrobe.

Combat boots are the ones that have been designed in the toughest and harshest conditions. They are water resistant and help in keeping your feet warm and healthy. These boots have numerous benefits but the best benefit that you can enjoy is in the extreme winters where the temperatures are below 0 degrees, this is where these boots help you maintain the warmth in your feet. Most of today's trendsetters wear these boots with dresses and more often with denims and make a style of their own. It really looks cool and attractive at the same time.

These boots come in a variety of styles and designs but black is the one that is loved by many. Comfort is another factor for which these boots are famous for. Most of the women are fond of wearing high heels, but they also have the fear of having pain in their ankles once they take them off after the day. But in case of combat boots, one doesn't have to fear at all. They offer extra comfort along with providing that cushiony feel.

Looking at one's pocket is also a major concern for most the people. These boots are reasonably priced in comparison to designer boots. So you don' have to get yourself indulged in any kind frustration of making it to the boot of your choice. These boots are more often loved by military people as they are somewhat similar in design and style in comparison with the military kind of boots.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Air New Zealand Fashion Week At Wellington

Air New Zealand is proud host to countrys most popular arts festival named as Fashion Week. This is an annual event that is holding from last seven years at different locations throughout New Zealand. The fashion week of 2010 started on 21st September and ended on 25th September that showcased over 60 designers to the world. It greatly attracted both the residents of the country and foreigners getting into the city by taking Wellington flights. This event has now become a tradition in the events calendar of New Zealand. Thousands of fashion conscious people gather in this country every year to become a part of this creative festivity. The event includes not only the dress designers but all the things and all the people related to fashion world in the country. If you take cheap Wellington flights and join this event you may see a very good collection of dresses, bags, shows, cosmetics, and much more.

This arts activity has brought much to the business world in the region. It has given many business opportunities to the designers and other people related to the fashion world. As the designers participating in this event present best of their seasonal and latest collection to the buyers its a good time to buy some latest designers collection. If you take flights to Wellington during the days of the event you will be getting acquainted with the latest trends in the fashion and fashion designing. In addition to it you will love to look at and buy the latest bags and accessories there. This event is such a great festivity that every one will be getting something that best suits his/her interest including; designer collections, beautiful girls, handsome men, live bands, music and DJs. So your cheap flights to Wellington will not be letting you get bored off.

Not only visitors join the event but its attendees include; hundred media persons, buyers, VIPs and photographers who come from different parts of the New Zealand as well as guest artists and media people from foreign countries. During this week the country becomes a larger platform for the creative artists. The event has raised the exports of the country to millions of dollars. Large sellers and brands wait all throughout the year to find their potential buyers and thereby boost their sales. It is not an expensive activity to join; the tickets for show are easily available at reasonable rates. All the visitors taken flights to Wellington from UK and other destinations love to join this event every year and have some fun as well as taste of latest fashion trends in New Zealand and world wide.

Monday, July 6, 2009

Fashionable Career Gear

Getting ready for the work week does not mean leaving all fashion sense in the closet.  Fashion is booming, even in the career world.  From stilettos to briefcases, the world of work has adapted to amazing fashion.

When dressing for your career, the goal is to project a high level of professionalism, and class, no matter what your career path.  This does not always mean shirts uncomfortably buttoned to a tight neckline, nor does it mean nude stockings are always necessary.  Professionalism in fashion is reaching new heights.  Here are some out of the ordinary fashion ideas for your career-gear assembly:

Less Is More:  Being fashion forward does not mean adding out of context prints or flashy color.  Although color is great, and so are prints, softer colors such as pinks and greens can work just as well.  

This theory can also apply with accessories.  It is often better to make one statement with a bangle necklace or beaded earrings, than to wear both, as well as fifteen rings.  One fantastic piece of jewelry can make an entire ensemble.  It's good to go bold, it's not so good to overdo it.

Be Polished:  To be polished does not have to mean dressing like your grandmother.  Polished can be projected through a fitted leather jacket over a crisp shirt.  It can also mean strutting a freshly polished pair of tall boots with a pencil skirt.  The more clean your look appears, the more professional and organized an image you will give yourself.


Even when purchasing stellar clothing articles from your online boutique, don't be afraid to get them hemmed to fit you perfectly.  Designer clothing will also sport classy buttons, tiny logos, and tailored workmanship.  

Fit Your Fashion To Your Routine:  While some workers may only need a small clutch or a leather handbag, others may require a large leather bag or briefcase.  All of these items now come in fashionable designs.  If your position requires sitting throughout most of the day, perhaps some comfortable pants or a cotton skirt is in order.  If constantly walking is your daily routine, maybe comfortable shoes or sandals would be a main priority.  

Each person has a different daily routine in the workplace.  While looking sharp, don't be afraid to think out the day's comfort in advance.  Looking good does not need to mean being completely uncomfortable.

Follow Suit:  When in doubt as to what may or may not be appropriate attire, with respects to human resources and the outline of your company, look to your boss.  Although you boss may not be up to par with fashion, the general do's and don'ts will often revolve around this individual.  If your boss is wearing a suit to work every day, it might not be in your best interest to walk into work with khakis and a tank.  Learn from those above you, and use them as your baseline.  Then make your own alterations, to create a look that exhibits who you are as a career individual.  

Sunday, June 28, 2009

Enhance Your Image with Fashion Sunglasses

Nowadays, sunglasses can be seen anywhere. They are so popular. Wherever you are you will wear your most fashion sunglasses. Sunglasses have been the charm of everyone's daily routine as part of fashion. Fashion sunglasses can be worn in different occasions in your life event. You can take out your most stylish fashion to get through the help of beautiful sunglasses.

To make you more attractive, wholesale sunglasses can follow your fashion. Here are some examples, of which you can add some spice wearing stylish sunglasses. You can go out and enjoy your outdoor activities wearing your T-shirt, jeans and fashion sunglasses. When you wear your fashion sunglasses, you can change your boring clothes into extraordinary elegant and stylish.

Fashion sunglasses can definitely add-up some spice to your look whenever worn.

However, it would always be best for you to know what kind of sunglasses should be worn. Sunglasses can be found charming almost in all shopping malls and boutiques. The tricky part about wearing it is whether they look good to you. You can find the charming sunglasses, but how can you determine the correct design, will meet your clothing, the most important is your face?

Fashion sunglasses are in different patterns and colors. To help you in finding the best kind of glamorous sunglasses that would match your face it is best to ask the experts. A good thing about this is that the stores always have sunglasses. they tell you that to find the most suitable fashion sunglasses in your style is a piece of cake. In general, there could be a lot of thing that you can do to improve your sense of fashion. However, the simplest and easiest way is to wear your fashion wholesale sunglasses. This can easily make you an elegant and stylish person. That's why more and more people choose them as fashion accessories.

Monday, June 22, 2009

Fashion Journalism

With numerous fashion editorials, journals and magazines increasing day by day, there is a huge demand for fashion journalists. A recent study revealed that writing jobs are expected to considerably increase by 2015.

There are numerous careers one can choose from, depending on their interests and talents. A fashion journalist can work as a freelancer or be employed. Freelance writers, freelance columnists, freelance reporters, staff writers, staff reporters, staff columnists, book authors and press release writers, are few of the various options available today.

A majority of the jobs in the industry require at least a bachelor's degree in fashion design or journalism. You can also get an internship with a renowned establishment and then pursue your career. Other basic requirements include good writing and communication skills.

You also need to have a good knowledge about the fashion industry. It is advisable to keep yourself updated with the latest happenings in the world of fashion.

People are dependent on journalism for the better part of their market knowledge and statistics have proven that the market for advertised and discussed fashion accessories is much greater than that of well designed products that are merely placed in the markets for sale. There was a time when people would look at magazine back page covers to learn the names of new clothes that have been launched in the market to put on a worldly face in the company of friends and other acquaintances.

Read and learn. Don't just read newspaper articles instead, pay attention as to how they were written. Grab a pen and paper. Take note the elements that are usually being used by journalists so you'll know what to do when it's your time to tap on your keyboard.

Practice makes perfect. Spend at least 2-3 hours everyday in enhancing your writing skills. Write about stories that are happening around your neighborhood or those issues that affect the country. Then, show these articles to some of your friends or neutral third party. You will need to do this so you can get objective opinion about your articles.

Be passionate. You can't be in this industry just because you want to make good money. In order to excel in this field, you need to be very passionate. You see, when you put your heart and mind into what you're doing, you'll most likely to come up with the best articles that your target audience will surely going to love.

Monday, June 15, 2009

Baby Harper Comes with Mommy Victoria Beckham to Fashion Week

Baby Harper is probably the only newborn to ever have a fashion sense by showing up for Fashion Week with her mom Victoria Beckham. This was her newborn's first fashion week ever, and she is starting her off early. Dressed in some of the most expensive designer wear, baby Harper is set to take the runway with surprise. The former Spice Girl, and her little Harper Seven, that is just shy of being two months old, was seen in NYC right before Fashion's Night Out, the first and most official kick off to the start of NY Fashion Week.

Posh looked absolutely stunning in her magenta dress, paired with suede Christian Louboutin heels that were beautiful to say the least. Harper shown bright in her plaid dress and grey socks. No red soles on her yet, but she is still rocking that baby fashion for the show. Victoria is in town to show off her new collection at the end of the Fashion Week at the NY Public Library.

She is excited, and did not want to leave little Harper at home. She cannot bear to be apart from her, but what mummy can? When you're gone all the time, than you want to make sure that you bring them with you if you can.

This time, Victoria did just that, and Harper seems to be the most content little girl out there. She sits in her mums lap and takes in everything and doesn't make a sound. With her wide eyes staring at all the latest fashion, she is definitely soaking up the design and collection world right before our eyes before she can even walk. This is something that we looked into. She was very cooperative during the entire process and they made sure to make their rounds where everyone that attended could not resist meeting little Harper. She was the smallest attendee there, and the one with the most attention overall, even more than the models that were wearing the outfits on the runway. This might be a good thing for Harper and her mom Victoria, but a bad one for the designers trying to show their new fashions.

There are pictures out there of the two during Fashion Week if you want to take a glimpse at this cutie, and perhaps the wardrobe her stunning mom is donning. This will give you an idea of just how fashion oriented the family is; Harper's mom is a fashion star after all. This is something to keep in mind when the time comes, and you want to make sure that you take a peek into the wonderful world of the stars and perhaps envision what it would be like to be one of them in the fashion industry or perhaps just a star overall. You end up knowing what is in, and what is not and perhaps where to shop for the best items. What would you do if you were a star?

Monday, June 8, 2009

Mens wellies - Latest fashion trends

Mens wellies have become a rage among men and are a perfect choice as they are adventurous. They are water resistant, stretchable and have anti-bacterial linings and give u that perfect and flexible movement. They are available in wide range of colors and patterns like solid black, zebra stripes, plain white and rainbow colors. Buy one pair matching the outfit and you are done for the occasion.

These wellies come for every occasion and men enjoy wearing these wellies. Wellies come in beautiful designs and styles that will surely cater to your personal tastes and preferences. Get one pair of these snug and comfortable shoes. Wellies are the most reputed and practical forms of the footwear.

Earlier Wellies were considered for various occasions like fishing, mountain climbing now they have become more of a fashion statement. They are easy to clean also; wipe all the dirt and mud stains with a wet cloth.

Mens wellies can be teamed with a pair of white shirt and jeans. They make you look handsome and dashing.

They should be bought keeping in mind the right fit, latest trends and fashion. They are designed such that one is able to walk confidently and take long strides smoothly for long. They have a perfect grip hence one can wear them when they are hiking, while gardening to protect the feet from getting soiled.

Perfect fit is very necessary to avoid awkwardness while walking. These wellies ensure that one remains protected at all times. Say no to blisters, shoe bite and buy one pair of Mens wellies and accessorize your wardrobe. This footwear does not affect one's performance in daily endeavors. Several aspects should be considered when choosing a pair to avoid discomfort and fitting problems.
They are long-lasting and they can be tweaked according to one's style and taste. They leave a great impact on one's persona making them look stylish and trendy. They can also make you look unique and different and you can carry them very well. They also reflect the personality of an individual. They have a distinctive look and feature two tone colors making it a great investment.

Get a funky pair; walk on the roads and feel like a dashing hunk. They have become the trendsetters and are reliable and practical. They are water-resistant and trendy. If one does not like shopping the traditional way and then shop online without any hassle. Go ahead, click the mouse and place an order for a perfect pair of men's Wellies from an online store.

Sunday, May 31, 2009

Chu Shu Inc. Declares 'Silver Linings' To Be NY Fashion Week's One And Only Fashionable Shoe Liners

New York, NY - Today, while New York city is abuzz with 'Fashion Week,' New York start-up Chu Shu Inc., proclaims that its fashionable antimicrobial shoe liners, Silver Linings, a must for any 'fashionista' who doesn't want to let her 'look' down with sticky feet and shoes when treading down her own personal runway. These slim and pretty half-soles protect her expensive and favorite shoes, from perspiring feet, when wearing them without socks or stockings. Infused with Agion® silver, these innovative inserts keep feet odor-free and dry, with bacteria-banishing and moisture-wicking features and a non-adhesive grip backing.

Silver Linings are the brainchild of New York businesswoman, Jenn Chu, founder of start-up, Chu Shu, Inc. ( who saw a personal need for a slender antimicrobial shoe liner for women to wear in their shoes with bare feet that would cut down on perspiration and odor and protect expensive shoes from being ruined. So after being laid off from her job, and equipped with a BS from Cornell in Chemical Engineering and an MBA from Northwestern, she decided that the time was right to start her own company. So she designed and developed a product that fit the bill, or should we say, the shoe, and Silver Linings were born.

Ms. Chu sees 'Fashion Week' as the perfect time to tell the fashion industry and the fashion-conscious about Silver Linings, as she views them as an important fashion accessory for style-conscious women of all ages. Silver Linings are a premium product destined for premium stores worldwide, and she invites contact from interested U.S. and overseas distributors. They are already penetrating the market and were recently worn by all thirty-two Miss Malibu 2011 contestants and were featured in the gift bags of the judges, sponsors, guests, and celebrity speakers and performers.

Silver Linings of New York will be one of the co-sponsors of The Eva Longoria-Parker Rally For Kids For Cancer Charity event at the Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood on October 21st and the Oscars® in the spring of 2011.

Jenn Chu comments, 'We women put all kinds of crazy stress on our shoes. We wear the same pair of ballet flats or high heels from dusk 'til dawn, usually without the benefit of socks to help protect both our feet and our shoes from moisture, wear and tear." She continues, "Traditional insoles are often so bulky that they can add an extra size to a shoe - and they don't do much in the way of moisture prevention. So what's a stylin' lady to do?" Her answer is her new product, 'Silver Linings!'
Silver Linings are made in the U.S. and come in a package of three pairs, retailing for .99. One-size-fits-all with each pair lasting for about 30, 12 hour wears. One pair is recommended for each pair of shoes. Currently available at, they are soon to be available at fine retailers and etailers everywhere.

Retail contact: Lisa ( @ ) SilverLiningsNewYork dot com

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Friday, May 22, 2009

Turning Japanese: Manga Fashion Accessories

Since Shoichi Aoki's "Fruits" hit mainstream bookshelves in 2001, the exciting hotchpotch of Japanese fashion subcultures has inspired everyone from toddlers to professionals. The JET (Japanese English Teacher) scheme has given a lucky few firsthand experience of the crazy mishmash that is the Japanese clothing and accessory market (so envied by their peers upon returning home with a container full of authentic Harajuku-wear!)

Japanese fashion is all about transient statements. A fifteen-year-old girl who opts for "Futuristic Maid" this weekend isn't tied down by her fashion statement. Next weekend it could be "Old Skool Punk", the one after perhaps "Urban Gangsta" The point as far as Japanese kids are concerned is simple. In a country famed for its stringent social norms, generational expectations and strict career aspirations, the teenage to university years are a valuable time during which to let loose, experiment and go for fashion gold 100%!

One valuable lesson those outside the relatively inaccessible Japanese street fashion market can take away is to add a little colour to your day.

Remember the 80's? Well luminous colours are still the colour palette of choice for many Japanese urban fashion artists!

A stealthy way to introduce a little luminosity into a daily wardrobe is to accessorise. A little research turned up Nixon watches as one of the brightest, most stylish, and well-made subtle accessories available outside Japan. Cheap Nixon watches are easily sourced online and range from around the £60 mark. Nixon watches digital styles are extraordinarily reminiscent of the ultramodern anime-trends that permanently weave themselves into Japan's subcultural layers.

Local markets can be fantastic for picking up a few cheap luminous/cartoonish accessory finds, particularly snug winter gloves, scarves and ear-muffs (an absolute Japanese fashion-love) The Japanese look can be hard to pin down 100%, especially for a cultural outsider. Think more along the lines of introducing a few BRIGHT key pieces and accessories into everyday wear and channel that inner Harajuku-kid workably for winter!

Friday, May 15, 2009

Necklaces and Pendants, Your Shortcut to Fashion

Nobody can avoid the cogent role that necklaces and pendants play in bathrobe effect. People, abnormally girls, will yield them as a agency of endure resort to accomplish them attending fashionable. However, they do accomplish you attending fashionable alone if you apperceive how to bout them with your clothes according to your face appearance and the breadth of your neck. Today we will apprentice how to accept chaplet and chaplet based on what we have.

Long and attenuate necklaces or pendants with little charms will go able-bodied for the girls who accept a abbreviate and blubbery neck. They will accomplish a V appearance beneath our close if the alternation of them are continued abundant and they will accomplish our close attending best and thinner than what it absolutely is. However, girls with attenuate necks, shall yield abbreviate and annular necklaces into consideration.

It's bigger if the necklaces appear after charms or pendants because they will accomplish our close attending thinner.

We should aswell accept necklaces and pendants according to our face shape. For example, a chaplet with chaplet or annular chaplet works able-bodied for aboveboard face. It will abate our facial line, creating acceptable beheld effect. On the contrary, a chaplet with diamond-shaped chaplet will accomplish the aboveboard face added angular. Long-faced girls shall go for abbreviate and blubbery necklaces or torques because they will accomplish the face attending bastard and plumper while round-shaped girls shall accept attenuate necklaces with a analogously bigger chaplet for they will accomplish the face attending added impressive.

When we accept necklaces and pendants to bout our clothes, we shall pay absorption to the appearance and the blush of the attire. Of advance annihilation works able-bodied for fair skin. However, humans with aphotic derma still accept their choices: light-toned accessories which will antithesis their derma blush and accomplish them attending fashionable. Apart from this, if we are cutting abundant clothes, we shall accept blubbery necklaces with continued alternation and big chaplet so the appearance agreeableness of the necklaces won't be overshadowed while we shall accept attenuate necklaces for ablaze clothes.

We can abrasion necklaces and pendants from the alpha of the year to the end so it's actual important for us to aces up the appropriate one. The one will accomplish us attending bigger and added stylish!

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Thursday, May 7, 2009

Fashion Fiesta Wrapped In A Week

Creative sensational from different parts of the world taking style, beauty and definition of fashion to its edge, promotional linchpin of a multibillion-dollar industry, I am talking about nothing else but Fashion Weeks. Fashion weeks are hallmarks of fashion industry to rollout the new season feel in fashion. They generally last up to a week allowing fashion designers, artists and fashion houses to display their latest collection. It hallmarks next seasons in things, that's why it is very important for buyers, media, celebrities and entertainment industry who take that fashion among the general public.

The most famous fashion weeks are held at Fashion Mecca Paris, Milan, London and New York. Since the new millennium fashion weeks are held in different parts of the world to put the local fashion on the world map and making a packed fashion calendar throughout the year.

A refreshing sense of national identity and pride has emerged from the achievements of fashion sector - something that was otherwise traditionally been restricted to feats of sporting prowess, adding that its benefits go well beyond the fashion world (Emling 2006).

Fashion weeks are held several months in advance giving chance to designers, media and buyers to preview the trend for the next season. Fashion weeks are bi-annual events; the fashion weeks conducted between January and March are called "fall fashion weeks" whereas the one conducted in September through November are called "Spring Fashion Weeks". Some fashion weeks can be genre-specific, such as a Miami Fashion Week (Swimwear), PrĂȘt-a-Porter (ready-to-wear) Fashion Week, Couture (one-of-a-kind designer original) Fashion Week, Palm Springs Fashion Week (Resort Collections) and Bridal Fashion Week.


Omission of fashion week history would be curious at this point of time.

Let me throw some light on that. Edna Woodman Chase--former editor of Vogue organized "Fashion Fete," in 1914 to benefit the war-relief effort which is often apocryphally called the first fashion show ever. By the 1920s, the fashion show had gone mainstream. Early shows were often more theatrical than those of today.

Friday, May 1, 2009

New Fashion Sales Boom Triggered

Set off a cold and windy winter down jacket in advance sales frenzy, the world's leading fashion brand Bosideng down trend to take advantage of promoting the "dream-hyun 09 Nike Air Max Fashion Dress" theme marketing campaign, selling the limelight for a time goes. November 2 to 22 during the three weeks, Bosideng sales of 697 million yuan down jacket (below), greatly increased 86% over last year.

Baimao stores in Bosideng, selection, fitting down jacket filled with shelves of consumers between the channels, the cash register is also full of people. Staff said, these days the average daily sales are down jacket in five, six hundred, three hundred thousand or so sales of some models that sell well to sell five-day, sixty.

Past few days, the production workshop Bosideng lit, busy assembly line workers in the former concentrating on rushing down jacket, the processing of several thousand square meters workshop echoed the sewing machine beep with one swing of the busy scene. Storage Center, the porters are the goods shipped and out of tight site, a forklift up and down the fork down jacket FCL cars, trucks loaded with goods bound for the country continuously. Although the cold weather to earlier than usual, but the Bosideng Group has been effective order management and manufacturing strategy, even in the face unexpected early winter, still the Air Max 90 quality and quantity of production, and to meet the market demand for the rapid increase , which led Bosideng overall sales. Meanwhile, Bosideng in style and design innovation, again led the fashion industry to upgrade down jacket, down jacket in the habit of converting consumer awareness, whether it is color, fabric or style, accessories, will allow us to experience down fashion to the charm.

Bosideng led in promoting the brand to expand the market, in order management, materials testing, manufacturing, outward processing, storage, logistics, marketing services, and other sectors into a comprehensive ERP information engineering, network information technology and electronic business platform to create rapid reaction supply chain. Which hot-sale terminals, which can be color number out of immediate feedback to the company headquarters, for the production and marketing decisions and adjustments to provide reference, Down in the shortest time to delivery from the plant to more than 80 domestic companies and more than 5,000 retail trade network, end-market competition for the provision of adequate logistical support.

Fashion and changing, rapid response and adequate supply, Bosideng integrated design and innovation, information management and scale advantages, strong market demand for intensive season full of plans. The pursuit of Air Max 2009 quality perfection over the years, focus on brand loyalty and market intensive, but also makes the market confidence in the future Bosideng this winter.

Friday, April 24, 2009

Couture Fashion Week In Nyc

Event producer Andres Aquino presented the prestigious award to Mr. Khansa on the evening of September 9 before an audience of international press and enthusiastic fashionistas. The presentation followed the designer's fashion show which presented his latest collection of breathtaking couture designs done in opulent fabrics with lavish embellishments, each piece more dazzling than the last.

Tani Keller of Germany was named "Most Innovative Fashion Designer" in recognition of her fine leather couture collection for Spring 2006 entitled "Garden of Eden." Each piece was an original couture creation, a feast for the eyes.

The 3-day event showed the latest collections of a select group of international as well as American designers, many presenting in New York for the first time. For a number of designers for whom English is not their first language, challenges included not only the hectic pace of putting on a fashion show, but also dealing with cultural differences and the use of interpreters.

Once the makeup was in place, hair tousled just so, gowns slipped on, and models lined up, the music began to pulse, the lights went up, and the first model strode onto the catwalk. Excitement built as
the cameras began to click and the designers' creations emerged. Couture had
landed in New York with a splash from many foreign lands.

The collections had names reflecting the creative philosophies and moods of the designers.

From Latvia Anna Osmushkina presented "Heaven", weightless designs in natural fabrics hand-woven using an original technology. Embellishments in Swarovski and Kornelius precious stones, ostrich feathers, and natural furs give added dimension and luxury. Anna's color palette is as airy as the dawn in shades of gold, bronze, rose, sky blue and white. Handcrafted shawls and capes completed a number of the graceful feminine ensembles

Galina Dacheva from Bulgaria showed her "Timeless Fashion Collection" based on the ancient craft of knitting but jazzed revved up to a modern sensibility. The collection is an amalgam of both fashion and history.

The stunning collection from Payal Jain of India was entitled simply "Blanc", designs fit for a princess. Payal was inspired by the mysterious weaves of the East and the structure of the West. A seemingly simple yet actually complex texturization. Exotic silk weaves are sculpted into flowing
silhouettes with tone on tone treatments.

Lourdes Libman presented her "Unequally Blue" collection, a combination of
tropical flavor from her native Dominican Republic and sophisticated European flair.

The Russian designer contingent presented strong collections from three gifted designers:
- Galit Couture, coming to New York from Russia via Israel, showed a group of beautiful fairy-tale bridal gowns. These dream-like creations are for the bride who wants to be the "Belle of the Ball" making an unforgettable entrance on her special day.
- Routa's designs are visual poetry brought to life with a unique perspective on fabric and style.
- Lilia Berzon presented a group of sensuous evening designs characterized by an innovative use of fabrics and structural elements.

Among the American designers taking part in Couture Fashion Week was Philadelphia-based Dah-veese whose striking "urban couture" collection features the juxtaposition of signature denim with unexpected fabric combinations: fine silk organza, silk dupioni, silk taffeta, silk linen and cotton with an emphasis on angles, dimension, depth and texture.

"We have already received a large number of requests from designers around the world as well as sponsors interested in participating in next season's fashion shows", notes producer Andres Aquino. "So we expect this event to continue to grow at a fast pace and to continue to serve as the most important platform to present couture fashion in New York."

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Well-known Faces at New York Fashion Week Spring 2012 (Photos)

A lot of well-known faces were seen at New York Fashion Week September 2011 include designer Rachel Zoe, actor Michael Douglas, singer Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake and so on. Branded Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in 2009, the semi-annual New York Fashion Week is held in February and September of each year in New York City. It is one of four major fashion weeks held around the world.

While models showed off their long-legged on the catwalks at New York's Lincoln Centre, the country singer Taylor Swift took a different approach when sashaying down the sidewalk in Downtown New York on her way to the Rodarte show at Fashion Week. The 22-year-old star displayed her lean, supermodel-esque physique in the sheer cream dress and paired with platform wedge heels.

Well-known singer Taylor Swift hit Fashion Week in New York in an intricate vintage lace dress

American country singer/songwriter was captured seatting next to Anna Wintour at the Rodarte spring/summer 2012 show

Justin Timberlake looked so smart when dressing head-to-toe in black at Oscar de la Renta

The tween stars Dakota and Elle Fanning took their seat on the front row at Rodarte next to Vogue Italia editor Franca Sozzani

The actor Michael Douglas chose a seat on the front row at American designer Michael Kors' show

Stylist, designer and TV star Rachel Zoe in her own boho roots

Avatar actress Zoe Saldana attended the Rodarte spring/summer 2012 show in a dress from the designer's autumn/winter collection

Sporting star Serena Williams was posed with Kim Kardashian at the Vera Wang catwalk

New mother Rachel Zoe at Marchesa spring/summer 2012


Mother-to-be Beyonce looked fabulous in the daring Michael Kors number for the Tory Burch party

Lucy Liu looked chic in black and gold at Tory Burch's bash

The second time Anna Wintour and Nicky Minaj sat next to one another at the shows the pair shared a joke

Bar Refaeli in Marchesa.

British singer Estelle

Supermodel Naomi Campbell congratulated Marchesa duo Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig


New York Fashion Week Spring 2012


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London Fashion Week 2010

Celebrities Gather at Fashion's Night Out 2011

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Get to Know The Styles From Fashion Week

Fashion Week - the week in fashion that tells everyone where fashion for the year is headed. For this reason alone, may people specifically tune into Fashion Week every year. The audience is awed by the flawless and unique designs that parade down the catwalk, though designers will often admit that their inspiration is sparked by the seasoned veterans of fashion.

Watching Fashion Week can give you lots of ideas to incorporate in your quest to be as fashionable as possible. Commonly featuring celebrities who attend fashion weeks around the world are entertainment and gossip shows. In a lot of cases they will also show the designers' dresses and new items that get everyone's attention in most every show. The Fashion TV channel will tell you all that you need to know about the latest styles.

Browse fashion magazines for style ideas. Fashion magazines usually collate pictures during the weeks immediately following Fashion Week, offering clients an idea of the newest fashions and a chance to compare trends by competing designers.

Look for the clothing featured in your favorite fashion magazine when you go shopping.

Look at photos from Fashion Week shows online. The Internet is a valuable source for information, and its numerous resources don't leave out the Fashion Week highlights for all fashion fans. You can get ideas about fashion using or to obtain your daily dose of the latest style news for your enjoyment.

Do some window shopping in designer stores. Designers take great pride in their craft and will happily display their handiwork in shop windows. During Fashion Week, it is best to walk by many of the designer shops to see what types of fashions are popular now.

Get the look at an affordable price! It costs a pretty penny to look that fabulous and glamorous, dressed from head to toe in designer labels.

Scrutinizing your style and buying by the piece is a quick way around it. Buy the scarf at a department store, but get the blouse from a thrift store. As long as you can get close to it, you definitely can pull it off, although it may not be the real thing. Who says you need to break the bank on style? Fashion aficionados would agree that it's all about attitude rather than the brand-name or designer.

The best way to see the new styles in action is to attend a fashion event in person and up close. If you are a model, journalist or even a volunteer you will be able to do it. Alternately, if you have the funds available, bundled packs are offered for sale by hotels and credit card companies which include Fashion Week tickets.