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How To Wear A Wrist Watch Properly – The Lesson of Style

When purchasing watches, no one is questioned with how to wear watches, actually. This appears to be logical and rational. Nevertheless, the simplest things happen to be complicated sometimes. Everything is made from details and details sometimes mean far more than the whole. People who really wander how to wear watches properly exist and they are really concerned in this issue.

Cigar Lighters – Torches To Splash Delight

The Cuban leader Fidel Castro, a revolutionary Che Gevara, politicians Winston Churchill and Bill Clinton, writers Somerset Maugham and Mark Twain, the actor and the political figure Arnold  Schwarzenegger – these names are well-known and these figures are best known to the world for their political, social, literary and other achievements. Moreover, the abovementioned people highly esteem cigar smoking and, thus, they come as people who own the greatest number of tools and accessories so requisite for this leisurely process and among others there are cigar lighters.

Crystal Glass Tableware – A Song of Crystal

In the light of a variety and availability of glass items, glass ware is still appreciated by plenty people, especially when it comes to cut glass. The cut glass produces a long, lingering and musical tune when you put your finger at the cut-glass edge. So, in Japan the craftsmen make unique musical instruments. A crystal violin, completely transparent, is estimated for fifty thousand USD. Crystal glass tableware is not so much expensive though it is able to produce the charming, unique and so brittle music providing it is properly cared.

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Vera Wang - Influential Fashion Designer

Sunday, 22 June 2008

Vera Wang fashion designerMaking a unique and incentive style filled with youthful sophistication, fashion icon Vera Wang offers to its clients avant-garde and elegant lifestyle collections. The American most influential, especially, wedding dress designer is well-known around the globe for her cutting edge bridal and ready to wear items that meet the inherent fashion demands of modern young women.

A celebrity Professional:

Vera Wang, a distinguished fashion designer who is well-known for her, among other specialties, wedding gown collection, was born in the USA in 1949. Born in an affluent family, Wang attended at the renowned ‘Chapin School' as well as the ‘Sorbonne' located in Paris. She took her graduation from the Sarah Lawrence College with a degree in art history.

Wang's mother was the prime influence on her fashion design style as her mother sometimes took her to the fashion shows. Besides, she trained as a figure skater and competed the U.S. Figure Skating Championships held in 1968.

Discovering her own love for design, Wang entered in the fashion world as a senior fashion editor, the youngest fashion editor ever aged 23, for ‘Vogue', a monthly fashion and lifestyle magazine, holding the post more than sixteen years. Later, she joined as a design director of women's accessories for ‘Ralph Lauren' where Wang interacted with the world's leading designers and brought their visions and sense of style to the world.

In 1990, Vera Wang set off her own luxury salon at the esteemed Carlyle Hotel in New York City which featured her bridal collection and earned praise from the fashion elite for its luxurious fabrics, exquisite detailing and modern interpretation of classic lines. 

Apart from evening gowns and bridesmaid dresses, the brand name has also been expanded through its fragrance, jewelry, eyewear, footwear and house ware collections. Vera Wang, however, has a small number of boutiques placed in New York, Boston, Beverly Hills, and Waikiki.

Appeal for creative Collections!

Having a high level of consumers' appeal, Vera Wang always thirsts for an artistic modern, luxurious design style and couture-like quality in its collections.

Along with manufacturing the world's top bridal collections, the house has also go-ahead for manufacture and distribution of fragrance and beauty-related products like eyewears, china, crystals, silver and gifts, fine jewelry, suites, fine papers, intimate apparel and mattresses.

A recently introduced Vera Wang's Lavender Label Collection is one of the newest looks included embellished top and slim Pants, a perfect combination of sophistication and elegance, layered cardigans and appealing dresses with vivid colors that could be worn at the most stylish and hip social gathering .

In 2002, Vera Wang started on to enter the home fashion industry and only after six months at the stores, its China and Crystal collection produced three of the top ten best-selling patterns at bridal registries across the United States.

However, the luxury collections designed by Vera Wang are certainly expensive ranging, most of its dresses, from $2000 to $7000 while many non-celebrity middle-class brides spend on Vera Wang bisque-colored bridesmaid dresses found between $200 and $1000.

Designer captures world attention:

Bringing a wonderful feminine design sensibility to fashion, the Wang group designs, markets and distributes collections of women's bridal, maids and ready-to-wear under the Vera Wang brand name that are epitome of luxury, infinitely sophisticated and always modern.

Wang designed costumes for a number of skaters, to illustrate, Nancy Kerrigan and Michelle Kwan while the silver medalist Kerrigan wore a unique design, a simple white skating dress with illusion sleeves, of Vera's for the 1994 Olympics captured the world attention.

In addition, Wang made wedding gowns for many celebrities like Mariah Carey, Jennifer Lopez, Thalia, Jessica Simpson, Avril Lavigne, Victoria Beckham, Jennifer Garner, Sharon Stone, Uma Thurman, Holly Hunter, Campbell Brown, Jeri Ryan, and Karenna Gore.

Likewise, she also designs for the characters of various episodes like - A Nice Day for a Posh Wedding, The Prom (television show Buffy the Vampire Slayer).

Wang has recently designed the two-piece uniforms which worn by the Philadelphia Eagles cheerleaders, professional American football team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Awards for outstanding works:

Vera Wang is widely considered one the esteemed designers in the world while she has got a number of awards at the same time for her splendid works. 

In 2005, the prestigious Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) named Vera Wang as Womenswear Designer of the Year.

Wang was awarded the Andre Leon Talley Lifetime Achievement Award in 2006 from the Savannah College of Art and Design.

In 2006, Campbell Brown, Weekend Today's co-anchor, and Dan Senor, a FOX News analyst, wore Vera Wang gown in their marriage ceremony.

Moreover, Wang wrote a book titled ‘Vera Wang on Weddings' which was released in 2001 by Harper Collins, a publishing company owned by News Corporation.

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Jennifer  - Hope to know the wedding dress of Avril Lavigne   |2009-09-19 06:02:09
I would like to know the name or the code of the wedding dress of Avril Lavigne.I wanna buy the same dress , maybe i say i'm looking to have the same dress. In Where i can get it.

hope to hear the reply soon.
christina  - need to know   |2010-11-29 15:39:37
im doing a project on u and i need to know what ur style outline is.- fave fabrics, styles, colours, silhouettes and accessories?
Tiffany  - need to know more   |2012-10-23 17:22:15
I was wondering how does your clothing line imapct the U.S economy
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