When it comes to preparing for a formal event, it’s not just about the dress, but your overall look, which includes your hairstyle. Besides the dress and the date, your hairstyle for the event is an important element to consider, and matching your do with your dress is something that requires careful planning. So, to help you, we’ve put together a few popular styles that can be matched with various dresses. Continue reading “How To Pick A Hairstyle To Go With Your Formal Dress” »
The roaring 20s were an exciting time in U.S. history, and this was the decade when the Charleston was first introduced (1924). The rhythm quickly became the most popular dance of the 1920s. The Charleston craze exploded nationwide after it was performed on the Broadway stage. Fashionable young women who danced the Charleston were known as “Flappers.”
Women had won the right to vote, World War 1 had ended and prosperity was booming. Times and attitudes were changing, and female independence was on the rise. This gave way to sassy bobbed hairstyles, more streamlined dresses with shorter hemlines (to the knees), bold makeup and a tiny bit of a naughty attitude.
1920s Flapper dresses were quite the head-turning frocks of the moment, and several key accessories pulled the look altogether. Designer Coco Chanel influenced the Flapper fashion phenomena with her miles of pearls and dresses made in neutral shades like cream, beige, sand, navy and black. Continue reading “1920s Flapper Dresses” »
Your attire is one of the ways you represent yourself in the world. With a properly selected outfit, you can establish new business connections, amaze the boyfriend, or make a good impression on parents in law. Powerful stuff!
Sometimes, the choice of the appropriate clothes may be maddening as you try to find something which fits your figure, the style, and will be appropriate for a certain event. Continue reading “How To Dress For Any Occasion” »
Planning for a wedding is a daunting task; simply ask any former bride or bride-to-be! More often than not, she will also let you know that she couldn’t have done it without the aid of her mother.
A woman’s future mother-in-law is also often a source of help or necessary advice. With that in mind, isn’t it a nice idea to provide these ladies each a unique gift created solely for that Mother-Of-the-Bride or Mother of the Groom? Continue reading “Perfect Gifts for the Mother of the Bride Or Mother of the Groom” »
We’ve all got those few pieces that make it out of the house all the time, but do they make it back out of the washing machine after a tough night out? Some days, that’s a tossup. Here’s how to protect your most-worn fashion pieces from biting the dust in the washing process: Continue reading “Fashion Hacks: Protect Your Fave Pieces from the Washer” »