General Fashion

Can a short woman wear the new corset trend?

A short woman can easily be cut in half and appear shorter wearing anything wide around her waist. Definitely avoid this corset trend if you are under 5′ 2″.  If you are 5″2″ and thin you can probably wear the corset trend and look stylish. Since a corset worn on the outside of your clothing…

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Can I wear silver shoes with a blue dress & black tights? The dress has black & white in it. I am an artist & would like to wear the outfit for an opening reception & gallery talk.

Silver shoes with black tights can work together but silver shoes stand out and draw attention to your feet. With a blue, black and white print dress a better choice for your opening reception and gallery talk would be black shoes instead of silver. You will be in an art gallery with your art and…

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How do you choose clothes with polka dots?

Polka dots are always in fashion. If you are petite clothing with tiny dots is most flattering.  Large size polka dots work for tall ladies. Polka dots on a light color back grounds generally flatter slim folks. Ladies that have a few extra pounds should choose polka dots on dark color backgrounds. Dots of any…

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What is prêt–à–porter (RTW)?

Pret-a-Porter ( RTW), French, are read-to-wear clothing made in standard sizes. RTW designer collections are targeted to the demands of masses at more affordable prices than haute couture. Ready-to-wear clothing is usually more informal and practical than haute couture that you can wear everyday.  Pret-a-porter is more affordable because it is not made by hand…

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Is the athleisure trend still “in style”?

The athleisure trend is still “in style” for Spring 2017. Sporty clothes were hot at the spring designer runway shows. DKNY,  Dolce & Gabbana, Max Mara and Versace showed a number of looks in the athleisure category.  Some of the reasons athleisure is popular is that it is so comfortable and you can wear it everywhere.…

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Is a woman’s suit a good investment today?

A woman’s suit is a good investment if you have events to wear it to. For the high-powered woman executive it is a good idea to have some suits in your wardrobe for important meetings or after work get-togethers. A suit in the workplace can be a way to express your empowerment and show you mean business like your male colleagues. Most working women can get along with some good-looking and tailored jackets that can be worn with skirts and pants for numerous functions today.

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Should you show cleavage on your wedding day?

A little cleavage is acceptable if you have a nice body and you are young. However too much cleavage might cheapen your look. The goal when choosing your wedding dress is to be a beautiful bride on your wedding day. Whatever you wear it should flatter you and your figure. A little mystery can  be…

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What handbag colors are most versatile?

The handbag colors that are the most versatile are brown and black. These colors should go with your basic wardrobe neutral color. For example if one of these colors: black, brown, grey or navy is your wardrobe neutral a black leather bag will work. If your wardrobe neutral is gray, brown or beige a brown…

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