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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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Victoria's Secret Angels
Thursday, 10 September 2009

Read more...It appeared that Victoria's Secret Brand so adored and fascinated by millions of ladies all over the world, was created by a man. Some time back one Mr. Raymond conceived the idea to make his wife happy presenting the luxurious lingerie. When he came up to the women's wear store, he got upset, lost and escaped from there. Though, some time later he thought on really elegant clothes and in 1977 he opened his own store of lingerie.

Ladies Beach Wear: Hoop Skirt to Bikini
Thursday, 09 July 2009

Read more...In case if the present age group cannot remember what the hoop skirts are, it is women's undergarment worn in various periods to hold the skirt extended into a fashionable shape. They were «a must have» for any woman of previous centuries. As well as mini skirts found in the wardrobe of any young girl of our days. This is the real and striking shift of vogue, though the trends look similar. People tend to comfort, less fabric and more naked body. And beach wear proves this tendency as the most outright fashion today.

Little Black Dress: the Dress that Changed the World
Sunday, 21 June 2009

Read more...The Second World War swept off not only millions of lives and national boundaries but the length of the skirt as well. And if the former was a tragedy, the latter became a true blessing. One should think - famine and wasteland, deprivation, people could hardly survive... But when did women relinquish their love for the fashion? And could any war totally eradicate fashion trends? Throughout the human history, it never happened. And Coco Chanel, anticipating the wind of change and sensitive to the slightest variation of style and fashion, in 1926 designed a true masterpiece - a little black dress, a token of mourning upon the passed long skirts and intricate attire cuts, and at the same time - a salute to the new lifestyle.

Brocade: as Precious as Jewels
Sunday, 14 June 2009

Read more...The name «brocade» comes from the Italian broccato which means «embossed cloth». There is a legend about an Emperor who fell in love with a poor common girl. The girl was purposeful and she demanded that the Emperor learned some handiwork and the Emperor learned weaving to win the heart of the beauty. He gained skills in weaving royal brocade. In the nearest future the skill of him saved his life.

Regency Fashion
Sunday, 10 May 2009

Read more...When Napoleon Bonaparte became Emperor in 1804, he indented to make France the leader and trendsetter of fashion and innovator of design and craft skills. Within the French Revolution period, the French textile industry did not develop to the extent as that in England, for example. Thus, Napoleon banned to import English textile and made all attempts to revive Valenciennes lace industry. He made the curious policy in fashion when with the commercial and business reasons he set the trend to wear a dress for one event and change it for another. The fashion forced women purchase more fabric. Regency fashion really touched the heart of the people. That was the epoch of romance and sensitiveness.

History of Wedding Dresses
Sunday, 03 May 2009

Read more...The history of the wedding ensemble dates back many years on the one part, but on the other part, the dress we consider as wedding dress, appeared quite some time ago. Up to the particular moment there was no specific wedding gown and a young girl would wear her best clothing to show and underline age and gentle hood of their family. In ancient Greece brides used to wear beautiful and elegant dresses, embracing the figure with peplos, long square of cloth. And the bride's dress was decorated with two clasps to make her stand out the crowd. The richer was the family of the bride, the more elegant and precious were clasps. The head of the girl was covered by a yellow cloth to symbolize a sun joy, happiness and virginity.

New Look Style
Thursday, 26 March 2009

Read more...In 1947 the famous Dior House brings the title of the «Fashion City» to the post-war Paris when he launched a new collection of women wear that completely turned upside down the comprehension and ideology of fashionmongers of the 50s. After the show the society comprehended a woman in a new light. A great couturier saw sensitive and delicate beauties dressed in carefully selected luxury attire instead of a woman restricted and tired of war burdens. And this style was called New Look.

Fans throughout the History
Thursday, 12 February 2009

Read more...Japan, three thousand years ago: hot summer time, the sun is burning unmercifully, no hint for wind... such a torrid heat in the park of the Emperor Palace that it's hard to breathe. All got stiff in drowsy state, and only the cool fountain water tries to slightly cheer up Von Vank, a young Empress. And the scene is quite ordinary. On refreshing, Von Vank fans herself with a big green leave. A smile of relief on her face appeared and she herself enjoyed her idea. The idea was small in size but brilliant; yet, it was fated to go a long way in the history of customs and traditions. Thus, a fan was invented in accordance with the Japanese legend, at least.


History of Umbrella
Thursday, 29 January 2009

Read more...We have seen evidence of umbrellas in the ancient art and artifacts of Egypt and China so we assume that these are the historical motherlands of umbrella where they were privileges of kings and lords like fans mostly. This invention dated the XI century AC. Primarily the umbrellas were designed to protect exclusively from the sun. And the average umbrella weight more than 2 kg (!), and the handle was about 1,5 m length.

History of Gloves
Sunday, 25 January 2009

Read more...First gloves were found in Egyptian pyramids. Primarily the gloves were available in the shape of bags, without finger holes and only in a while something like mittens was created. Egyptian women protected their hands during work and meals.

Handkerchief History
Thursday, 22 January 2009

Read more...The history of handkerchiefs, however, dates back thousands of years. The actors in the Ancient Rome in the II century AD. used white handkerchiefs playing comedies and satyrs. And the audience in the tribunes used to wave the handkerchiefs during games.

Medieval Costume
Sunday, 18 January 2009

Read more...Costumes are assigned to emphasize plasticity of the man body; they have become more elegant. And the costume of the Romanic period that rather reminded a monk's outfit (rough and not tailored cloth) is successfully replaced by a perfect costume tailored by all canons of the tailoring art.

Women's business suits
Sunday, 07 December 2008

Read more...In the early twentieth century a business suit became a recognized feature of a lady in a men's world. Those daring women were laughed at and often they appeared to be the reason for social outrages. Despite all these difficulties the women faced a new fashion was created. This new fashion was a fashion of a business woman.

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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.

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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.