Archive for August, 2013
As the fashions of 2013 strut the catwalks of Paris and Milan and stock the racks and shelves of boutiques worldwide, spectators and shoppers alike are plunged once again into a state of déjà vu. Styles from 2012, the ‘90s, the ‘80s and even the ‘70s have all converged, offering a variety of overall looks choose from. While some of the comebacks might not be received with welcoming arms, these accessory and jewelry trends of 2013 promise to infuse a punch of vibrancy and fun to every ensemble.
Give Them the Boot
This year’s shoe racks offer an extensive selection of boot styles. The short flat and taller flat suede boots that bookended the ‘80s decade have returned. Ankle boots of the ‘90s are back, from laced granny combat variations for the grunge look to styles embellished with zippers, studs, straps and cutout patterns to accommodate all manner of legwear. After a brief sojourn, last year’s riding boots are once again pushing the summer sandals out of the closet spotlight. Last, but certainly not least, thigh high boots are back for walking all over the fashion scene. Worn with skinny jeans, leggings and short skirts, this dominating footwear makes a powerful statement. Whichever boot style strikes one’s fancy, heel height does not command a second thought. From flats to spikes, anything goes. Show support by shopping for footwear brands that give back a portion of their proceeds to the environment, worthy causes and communities in need.
The bangles of the ‘80s are back to add an eye popping and jangling flare to every outfit. Chunky bold designer bangles are worn singly to add a pop of dramatic color. Thin, textured metallic bangles are slipped on by the handful to add musical bling. Bangles dress up the wrist and provide a defining finishing touch.
Clutches That Pop
Clutch handbags have returned after a lengthy hiatus to bring a touch of sophistication to wardrobes everywhere. This year’s clutches come in an array of bright colors for a dramatic accent to neutral outfits and to match this season’s color trends. Colors to watch for span a wide palette that includes emerald green, peacock blue, tomato red and hot pink. Today’s stylish clutch ranges from simple elegance to dressy options complete with detachable chain straps, pleated flaps, bows, studs and other tantalizing trims.
Tie It All Together with a Scarf
The scarf returns to lend fashion flare to every look from punk to vintage to ‘70s casual. Choose from this season’s solid color trends, grunge-inspired plaids, animal prints of leopard or python, metallic sparkle and graphics that display a nod to the current British punk revival. Scarves present a versatility that can be worn with denim, leather, luxurious sweaters and cotton tees.
The Exclamation Point of Statement Necklaces
Subtlety goes out the window when it comes to this season’s hottest necklaces. Chunky chokers and bulky layered chains create a bold and ornate neckline display. Classic pearls, oversized word plates, crosses and elaborate art deco designs are all returning to the forefront of 2013’s necklace parade. Make no mistake; today’s necklace is the exclamation point of every fashion statement.
While some fashion comeback trends, such as fuchsia leopard print leggings or baggy harem pants, may be best left to rest for all of eternity, embrace 2013’s accessories and jewelry pieces that anyone can wear with confidence. Whether you revel in romantic vintage or prefer to pound the pavement in punk tradition, this exciting fashion year is all about offering a diverse selection that empowers you to select, express and define the style of your choice.
When in search for the perfect wedding gown, are you the wise shopper? Or are you the type of gal who flags down tons of cash for that once in a lifetime walk down the aisle? Nowadays, unless you belong to royalty, it is wise to be wise when it comes to finances. Weddings are very important occasions that need to be planned well and organized to the budget. This is not to impose looking all dowdy on your most special day. It basically means that women have to think smart; it definitely isn’t about the price tag now, is it? I for one know I can have the best of both worlds when it comes to wedding gowns. And all these in just a click of the button. At Topwedding.com you can find the most elegantly cheap wedding dresses for all body types. The materials being used do not certainly look inexpensive. The cut, the design and the embellishment are really outstanding. And even if you are a size 2, they do have the perfect fit for your frame size. Check out their collection of Petite Wedding Dresses. You don’t need to worry about having to wear an ill fitting dress. You will surely come out a winner at an affordable prize. So worry no more, there is a lot in store for you.
Hey dolls. I’m so excited to share you all the new shopping site I found today that I’m sure you will all love. RoseWholeSale it is– I was browsing through their web store for a couple of hours and I already fell in love with their fashion style. Rosewholesale.com offer wide array of clothing line for both women and men at affordable price. They give huge discount for as much as 70% on special items on a regular basis and creating an account on the site entitles you to get a US$50 coupon.
They did a fantastic job in the design of their products in a nicely laid out theme of which photos are in clear view and the models are shown in different angles wherein you can play and style the items you want effortlessly. I find myself enjoying the site that I have to have a set , Heh! My favorite is of course the women’s dress as they have so much to choose from at discounted price. Check out my picks.
My long sleeve craze:
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New cities, new features, new format — the Louis Vuitton City Guides get a complete make-over, emerging entirely refreshed and revitalized. Nothing has been left to chance to make this fifteenth-anniversary edition truly exceptional, ensuring that this unique collection of guides stays ahead of the pack. The new look, to be unveiled in November 2013, reinvents the guides while making sure that their faithful readers will love them even more!
Since 1998, Louis Vuitton has been sharing its insatiable urban wanderlust through its City Guides. Eagerly awaited every year and heralded even by the world’s most sophisticated travelers, they truly capture the heart and spirit of each city explored, offering a hand-picked selection of exceptional places, delivered with flair and conviction. This year, the collection embarks on a new journey, taking in fifteen of the world’s most exciting cities across all its inhabited continents: Cape Town, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Miami, Moscow, New York, Paris, Beijing, São Paulo, Seoul, Sydney, Tokyo and Venice.
For its fifteenth-anniversary edition, the collection also gets a fresh lease on life. New features, new perspectives, new contributors, and a new layout—all more lively and more cohesive, to make readers feel entirely at home, so that they can easily find their bearings from one city to the next, from one guide to the next. Now presented as individual volumes, beautifully illustrated with exclusive photographs, the Louis Vuitton City Guides are no longer bound by geographical limitations. New and fascinating destinations have been added to the journey and abiding favorites have been revisited.
Readers will be thrilled to rediscover the subtle mix of places — from conventional to quirky, classical to avant-garde—behind the collection’s success. As urban aficionados, attentive to the changes shaking cities to their very core, with an offbeat and refreshing take on fashion, design, contemporary art, food and culture, the Louis Vuitton City Guides unlock the secrets of each city. They benefit from the wide-ranging contributions of a team of journalists and authors from different countries and backgrounds. Never shying away from subjectivity, these fiercely independent contributors may purposely avoid the usual expected places and reveal others off the beaten track, always articulating their own personal vision, taking in everything from the most exquisite hotels to the very best chocolate shops, from neighborhood eateries to elegant luxury boutiques, from electro dance clubs to little-known museums. Rather than focusing on price as a main consideration or the latest hot spots, the Louis Vuitton City Guides always look above all to quality when making their selections. By identifying trends and offering recommendations not found anywhere else, by providing the most up-to-date information, filtered through their unique perspective, they are intended as much for travelers with time on their hands as for jet-setting business people, and even for residents of the cities explored.
Designed with discerning travelers in mind, whether they are jet-setting from city to city or curling up in their favorite armchair, an exceptional case has been created specifically for this year’s Louis Vuitton City Guides, issued in a limited edition of 3,000 numbered copies. All 15 cities may thus be stored in this indispensable box in lacquered wood, available in five eye-popping colors. Its clean lines and graceful proportions join in celebrating 15 years of Louis Vuitton City Guides.
Images via Louis Vuitton
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