We all have old clothes that we just have a hard time parting with. Sometimes we envision ourselves being able to someday wear our high school skinny jeans twirling around on the floor like a disco queen in a a glittery shirt. Although the 80′s will likely never make a return, you can take some of your pieces from yesteryear and modify them to a more current and fashionable look. Read the rest of this entry »
As styles change with the turning season, one look is making itself at home in the fashion world — geek chic. As a trend that’s inspired the Hipster revolution and received attention from celebrities such as Justin Timberlake, it’s clear that Comic-Con is no longer the only place to showcase the inner-nerd.
Mastering the geek look can be tricky. Overstating is a major faux paux, while understating won’t get the point across. Bold-print shirts, anything tweed and acrylic knitted jumpers are safe places to start; But if you’re looking to further your education in geek-chic, follow our basic do’s and don’ts to get your look street-ready. Read the rest of this entry »
The biannual New York Fashion Week kicks off September 6. All of the latest fashions for spring 2013 will be showcased among New York City’s couture elite. There are fashion week events all over the world, but New York’s is among the most prominent, along with London, Milan and Paris. These events are a chance for the best designers, labels and brands in the fashion industry to display their latest trends and ultimately determine what will be “in” and what will be “out” in the upcoming seasons. Read the rest of this entry »
If you think that college is all about being able to go to class in your pajamas, think again. While some students will attend class looking like they just rolled out of bed, don’t count yourself among them. Being fashionable in college isn’t that difficult to do and, surprisingly, can be done on a student’s budget.
If you’re looking for ways you can be the height of fashion on your college campus this fall, here are five tips that will have you looking like you stepped out of a magazine: Read the rest of this entry »
As a parent, you want your kids to look their best. The way your kids dress can often times determine how well they fit in. However, knowing what’s fashionable for your kids can be a challenge with styles constantly changing. The following are 10 fashion tips to help you make sure your kids look their best. These tips may also help you save a little money along the way. Read the rest of this entry »
Five fashion faux-pas that everyone needs to know:
1. Whale Tails
It’s not easy to pull off the successful whale tail look, so when in doubt, just say no. There are so many other body parts one can reveal without falling prey to the Incredible Hulk look. The situation is bleak especially in the case of heavier women who do not wish to draw attention to those few extra pounds, which are clearly accentuated when tight-fitting stretch materials are squeezing the skin, and fat, in all the wrong places.
While we are on the topic of tight-fitting clothing… Read the rest of this entry »
You do not need to go see a “chick-flick” like The Devil Wears Prada or Sex in the City to experience fashion in movies (although you will definitely get your fix). The world of fashion is evident and can be experienced in almost any movie. Unique and different fashion trends are made famous through movies that subsequently have audiences running to the stores to model these current trends. Read the rest of this entry »
Anyone who follows fashion knows that it is anything but predictable! If you are traveling to the Middle East this summer (or just want to be inspired by another culture), make sure to read our Istanbul guide to the hottest trends of the summer. Instead of the arrival of futuristic fashion, 2011 saw the revival of the old with a touch of the new. Shops are now bursting with a mix of 50s, 70s, and 80s fashion: you’ll find long sweeping skirts; wide-legged, flared pants; platform shoes; one-piece swimsuits; leggings; and the infamous shoulder pads that have somehow once again found their way back into our wardrobes. Read the rest of this entry »
The primary function of glasses is to improve eyesight, but if you’re going to wear ‘em every day, you might as well treat them as an important accessory. When you choose frames for your glasses, you want to take your personal style into account. It is tempting to choose a flashy pair of glasses, but if you do so, you run the risk of getting sick of your glasses, or not being able to find an outfit to go with them. Read the rest of this entry »