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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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Button History – From Amulets to Lavish Accessory
Thursday, 16 June 2011

Read more...A button was the first clothes fastener invented by humans. The buttons appeared to be the most durable of them. Whatever is offered by fashion brands from season to season as trendy zippers, Velcro fasteners or rivets, the buttons take hold of the position firmly in fashion industry. This is not a functional detail but the decorative accessory which sometimes live on their own, somewhere else but clothes.  

 
Veil Hats – Mysterious Accessory
Sunday, 22 May 2011

Read more...A woman who is not revealed to everybody and keeps some mystery about herself is always deemed attractive to the stronger sex. The zest of the image, the absolute virtue and obedience are rare today though appreciated much than ever. With the purpose to create the image of mystery and demonstrate submission ladies tend to wear veil throughout many centuries.  A delicate fabric, a net invisible and untouchable appeared as the whole cloth to cover the head completely, and later on the idea was modified to a hat with the veil. This accessory has been popular for many decades and it is still attractive today.

 
History of Skirts – Garment For Both Men and Women?
Thursday, 19 May 2011

Read more...This garment of women’s wear has a huge history measured in centuries. In different periods of time in various countries a skirt was first an item of clothing for men and only several centuries later it became the attribute of women’s wear. The history of the skirt is  amazing and attractive as any other story of the costume in the world of fashion.

 
Denim Wear For Every Occasion
Sunday, 08 May 2011

Read more...The history of denim wear dates two centuries back in the past and is deemed as international to be accepted in every corner of the world. Jeans wear is appreciated by men and women, poor and rich people, adults and the youth. Jeans is the most democratic apparel for they are affordable irrespective of the social status and financial reputation. America was once overwhelmed with denim fashion when the jeans hardly became the national clothing, and then it was adopted in more conservative countries.

 
Women Handbags – From Sacks to Clutches
Thursday, 07 April 2011

Read more...Women are known to be keen on stylish and fancy handbags along with beautiful shoes. They cannot resist to stylish pair of shoes and a handbag if they see the perfect match. And no age, no social status, habits or taste can do when these accessories are considered for the entire image. A handbag is the item, which is best to have in greater number. The more shoes and handbags a woman has for every particular occasion, the better is for her look.

 
Fashion of 60s
Thursday, 24 February 2011

Read more...The period of 60s of the previous century were crucial for most spheres of life, that was the period of social revolutions to affect people considerably. The society was overwhelmed with new achievements in fashion industry, cosmetology and hair style. The style shaped to be so trendy in 60s and so innovative is called retro today.

 
History of Stockings – Delicate Lingerie of All Ages
Thursday, 10 February 2011

Read more...A woman can boast with a wide range of garments unlike men. Women wear tights and leggings, high socks and thigh high socks which are trendy today, though stockings is the only garment of women’s wardrobe which still excites men and evokes strong emotions. Many artists, poets and photographers glorified stockings in their works. The art of modern erotic photography provides the special tendency that sings for beautiful wmen’s legs in alluring stockings.

 
Fashion of XIX century – from Victorian Epoch to Modern Style
Thursday, 23 December 2010

Read more...The XX century proves to be the cradle where various styles originated from. And in the end of the century before last all those tendencies originated which are used by many fashion designers till now. The fashion of the XX century did not manage without revolutionary inventions and first couturiers were revealed due to those brave and courageous actions.

 
1930-s Fashion
Sunday, 12 December 2010

Read more...First decades of the 20-th century were densely packed with fateful events that shaped the course of history: World War I, the Socialist Revolution in Russia and the subsequent deposition of the Romanovs and the formation of the Soviet Union, and the Great Depression. When people felt the negative impact of the Great Depression, designers stopped experimenting because of the lessened demand for clothes.

 
Fashion of 18th Century – the End of Royal Luxury
Wednesday, 24 November 2010

Read more...XVIII century is the regal annals of royal dynasty ends and tragedy of revolutions. In the world of fashion this time is also revolutionary. The decline of royal families and the new epoch of the developing capitalism brought to the rejection of traditions in costumes that transformed to the slightest extent throughout the century and appearance of new tendencies, drastically new for the time. Historians called the century as the «courteous» epoch in France that efficiently influenced the world of fashion. The new careless time occurred in there followed the reign of Louis XIV with light graceful dresses and costumes.

 
The History of the Female Dandy Suit
Thursday, 04 November 2010

Read more...The season of fashion shows of Autumn-Winter 2010-2011 recently held in Paris demonstrated the exclusive popularity of the new trend when the manly tendencies are introduced in female clothes. Various fashion designers when creating for women are captivated with creation of androgynous images to match femininity and masculinity and interpretation of the tradition clothes for men adopted for women when men’s jacket turns into the stylish women’s coats, vests ad even cocktail dresses.

 
The History of Fashion Back to XVII Century
Thursday, 14 October 2010

Read more...As in any area of life where art is applied, fashion interacts with the society and is affected by the changes adopted in it. Fashion, on the whole, reveals the most historical epochs and events. Thus, the XVII century introduced the pretentiousness of royal ensembles from the opulent silk with embroidery and the simplicity of the Puritan attire at the same time.

 
Fashion of '40s – the Revolutionary Style of the Post-War Epoch
Sunday, 10 October 2010

Read more...The epoch of '40s of the twenties century turned out to be clearly divided into two parts. The first half of the decade was full of hardships and privation of the war times, while the second half was marked by the real revolution in fashion, to some extent more significant than the revolution done some time back by Coco Chanel.

 
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Latest Articles - Fashion

Men’s Slim Fit Shirts – Special Sensuality

A student or a business man, shirts are found in the wardrobe of any men living a social life. Anyone following fashion tendencies owns a pair of slim fit shirts for any occasions to distinguish against other common shirts. This kind of shirts is less trendy for mature men since the design of shirts requires fit and athletic torso which is rarely available with men over 45. Men’s slim fit shirts are good to fit with any suits, in loose manner, tightly fit in trousers.


Lingerie – Alluring and Stretchy Fashion

Lingerie for women was just the plain underwear until the 20th century when it became the mean self-expression, as the subject of esthetic admiration. A piece of lingerie seen in between the women wear looked quite shocking to be shame and no one thought of designing luxury items based on lingerie, leaving alone works of art. Today every woman dreams of having a pair, or even more, of luxury and high quality lingerie to associate with sexuality, sensibility and attraction with male.

Latest Articles - Beauty

Lancome Magnifique: Glory in a Chic Bottle

Lancome brand is appreciated globally as one of the most recognizable manufacturer of perfume and body care cosmetic products. Lancome is the brand to boast with the assortment of scents appraised by lots of women from all over the world. That is not the triumph for a day. That is the niche the brand keeps as the manufacturer of classic fragrances. So, Tresor launched in the 50s, the legendary and so romantic Poeme, and delicate Attraction that is demanded beyond the time. In the year 2008 that Lancome house presented another fragrance, Lancome Magnifique.


Elizabeth Arden 5th Avenue - Symbol of 90s

Florence Nightingale, also known as Elizabeth Arden globally, became the real revolution-maker in the cosmetic industry. The brand Elizabeth Arden estabvlished by Graham, was the one of the first companies that produced natural and high quality cosmetic products, indeed, acknowledged by the royal persons. Moreover, the decorative cosmetics are at last accepted in the political society thanks to the brand founder.