Month: July 2015

How To Use Your Personality To Find Your Own Style

Struggling to find the right style to suit you? If so, read on. These tips will show you how to use your personality to develop your look. Forget about trends and fashions, this is about finding the right style in a timeless sense. Read to give yourself a makeover? Then let’s dive in right away. Avoid fashion trends   First of all, stop buying every last piece of clothing you can find that fits with the latest trends. Some will suit you, most will not. Besides, who wants to look like everyone else? True style lasts the distance while fashions come and go with the seasons. So, make sure your wardrobe is well stocked with the basics, and only use on-trend pieces to compliment your look, not smother it.   Work out your personality   You probably have a good idea of the kind of person that you are. But have a deeper think, and ask yourself how you would like to be seen by others. After all, that’s exactly what clothes do – they give an impression. People that dress according to what the fashion magazines tell them to are living somebody else’s personality. And, in our book at least, that’s a crime against who they really are.   Craft your wardrobe   Now you have a good idea of what you want to emit with your clothes;...

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Cashmere 101: The Basics about this Fashion Must-Have

Cashmere is a highly lauded fashion piece all over the world today. With its versatile style and cozy feel, there’s no wonder why many people just can’t get enough of this all-season fashion must-have. Cashmere is known for its incomparable soft material and warm comfort. But have you ever wondered what there really is to cashmere, and what makes it so superior and a tad pricey? Check out this comprehensive guide and find out all about your favorite fashion piece. First, what really is cashmere? Cashmere is made from wool produced from the fine fiber undercoat of the Cashmere goat and several other related species. These originate from the North West Indian region of Kashmir. These types of goats produce a type of two-layered double fleece, made of a coarse hair outer layer that makes the undercoat water repellent, which in turn is made up of ultra-fine hairs. This soft hair is what’s used for cashmere wool. What makes cashmere expensive? It takes up to four years for one goat to produce enough undercoat hair to be able to make a single cashmere jumper. This and the cultivating of goats, including the intricate process of acquiring and handling the raw material, all constitute a long, drawn-out and laborious task. The process of making cashmere The harvesting of the hair commences once the goat starts to shed its winter coat...

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Must Have Items for a Bohemian Chic Wardrobe

The bohemian look is definitely “in” in the world of fashion, so you have a lot of options to choose from wherever you love to shop. Nevertheless, there are certain must have items that you should incorporate into your wardrobe if you’re going for a bohemian chic appearance for the day or night. Check out some of those must have items below. Royalty free photo A Maxi Skirt or Dress One of the most versatile items that you can add to your bohemian chic wardrobe is a maxi skirt or dress. You can wear this by day or by night, and the great thing is the fact that this is one piece of clothing that you will love to wear because it is flowy and completely comfortable. For a dressed up look, pair a maxi skirt with a dressy top, or go casual by pairing the skirt with a tank top or crop top. A Lacy Top or Skirt A lacy top is yet another staple that you can add to your bohemian chic wardrobe and use anytime you want to step out in style and comfort. The most popular color is white, though you have a lot of freedom to choose lacy tops in a variety of colors. These will pair perfectly with a pair of jeans or shorts, and with the right skirt as well. You are...

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Bed Linen for Hotel Use – Top Considerations When Buying Cheap Bed Linen

For centuries, linen has been present for most necessities in the world. A textile that is derived from the flax plants, linen is a darling of many because of its longevity. Moreover, it appears gorgeous and extravagant. Over the years, its use has dramatically changed. Nevertheless, it continues to dominate most industries – the clothing industry topping the list. Linen is used in the production of an array of fabrics such as napkins, tablecloths, bed sheets, and towels. Perfectly blended bed linen is a top consideration for most hotels. Today, most guests prefer hotels that have rooms with properly attended bed linens. When buying bed linen for hotel use, consider the following factors: Washing Settle for a bed linen that gets better with more and more washing. This allows it to bring softness to the tight woven fine threads. The linen you choose should absorb more water in a wash. This will definitely save you a substantial amount of money in the long run. Percale In your search for an affordable bed linen, be sure to look for the term ‘percale.’ Percale simply refers to the kind of weave used. It gives any fabric the sheer strength it needs. It means that your linen will last longer even in many washes. Therefore, the next time you are looking for linen for your hotel beds, be sure to be on...

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Finding the Perfect Prom Hairstyle

When it comes to planning for prom, there are many decisions to be made. Finding your dream dress is probably first on the list. Long or short? Romantic or modern? Fitted or full-skirted? See? There are lots of things to consider. Once you’ve found the perfect dress, the next port of call will most likely be to plan what hair style you’d like to pair with it. Hair can really make or break an outfit, and whilst hairdressers may be great for suggesting suitable hairstyles, they’re often swamped during prom season and can tend to be in a rush. And anyway, it’s really more important for you to find the perfect hairstyle for you: one that you’re comfortable with. The best way to do this is to do your research: search on Pinterest, browse wedding magazines, Google search celebrity red carpet hair, etc. Get a feel for the different styles that are out there, and your dream style will surely begin to materialize. There are so many styles to choose from, that you want to be sure you’ve found the right one for you. Whilst considering a hairstyle, a great place to start would be to consider the neckline of your dress. So take a look at our recommendations below, and let the styling begin! Strapless If you’re wearing a dress with a sweetheart neckline then your neck and...

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