Clothing

Fashion Dead or Alive?

Fashion defined as a popular trend suggests that fashion is still alive and well. There are an abundance of trends out there. Fashionable garments were once created by designers and worn by people of wealth and position, such as Princess Di, Jackie Kennedy and Grace Kelly, etc. Other women tried to emulate these styles and designers were the leading force behind what other women wore. There were fashion rules to live by, such as: no white clothes worn after Labor Day, fabrics such as lace and velvet were only worn for special occasions and you would never wear denim jeans to a symphony or ballet performance.

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Suit Yourself – A Top Trend This Season

A suit is probably the best wardrobe investment that a woman can make and designers are offering a number of ensemble options for today’s woman. A suit can be worn to work, a ladies luncheon, meetings or to a cocktail party depending on what is worn under the jacket and / or how it is accessorized. Suits come in slimmer styles and relaxed silhouettes that are comfortable, light and fluid. The best way to embrace the suit trend and get the most for your money is to find a jacket you like and then add pants and a skirt that rocks your look.

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A Modern Classic – The Man’s Shirt

A modern classic, the man’s style shirt, is this seasons low-key chic. A classic men’s shirt style blouse is the perfect transitional piece to bring you into the next season. Mens shirt style blouses come in a variety of colors, white, pinstripe or check. Wear them all year around. The shirt is smart, ageless and seductive.

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Pants that Fit and Flatter

Pants that fit and flatter are comfortable and can give you a stylish look. Trial and error are the best way to finding pants that fit perfectly but well worth the effort. Great fitting pants are for just hanging out or add a jacket and can give you a more professional appearance. Below are tips for finding pants that fit you perfectly and are flattering.

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Summer Sales, Stretch Your Clothing Dollars

Stretch Your clothing dollars in August but do a closet audit first. Go through your summer wardrobe and start tossing out summer clothes that don’t fit you or you have not been wearing this season. You can take the rejects to your favorite charity and get a tax write off. The keepers are pieces that are in good condition and that you wear more often than anything else.

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Sexy and / or Conservative?

Sexy and / or Conservative? Sexy and / or conservative a white dress is a summer staple. The color white has a wide range of associations. It can symbolize honesty, purity, femininity, celebration, virginity, optimism, power, confidence, strength and possibly deception. White dresses make a statement but not always revealing much about the wearer. White…

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Fashion Building Blocks of a Smart Wardrobe

A smart wardrobe consists of basic fashion building blocks and they can vary. Our lives are always changing. One size does not fit all! A teenager moves on to higher education, then to working or raising a family. Some women go to school and work and some mothers work while raising their families and then go into retirement years. So our lives change and our wardrobes vary depending on our lifestyles, age and where we live.

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Rock Your Style Now for an Updated Look

Rock your style now by adding one or two these great trends to your wardrobe. They will refresh your look for spring and summer. Listed below are ways that will work for both young and old. When you jump on any of these fashions be sure they are flattering on you.

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Blazers that Can Hold an iphone

Lauren Ingram wrote a short article in the 3/25 /26 WSJ, At Last, a Cure for iPhone Bulge: Smarter Tailoring. The article features 2 blazers with pockets that will hold iphones.

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Melania’s Gown and Trump Fashionistas

Melania’s Gown  After much mystery about what Melania’s gown would be like at the Inaugural Ball, the First Lady appeared in a very understated but very elegant, tailored and beautifully designed gown by Hervé Pierre. The gown, was an off the shoulder, vanilla color, crepe with a full-length gazar* arc that opened into a side slit. The…

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