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If there is one thing I know about fashion that is you can not follow fashion through and through, ill make an example if you follow a fashion icon's style to the t, and they suddenly thrown off the spot light for what ever reason what do you do? Do you go looking for another fashion super star to idealize? Or do you start being original? Being original doesn't mean you have to stop looking for ideas, it simply means taking different ideas and making your own fashion trend.
TIM GUNN: HOW TO DRESS FOR A BIG NIGHT
It's fascinating to me that dressy evening events — cocktail receptions, charity galas, premieres — elicit such excitement of anticipation, yet so frequently disappoint from a fashion perspective. Why is it that so many people choose eveningwear that is lackluster? I write choose, because it is a choice. If you want a look that's humdrum, then, OK, accept responsibility for wearing it. But I find it hard to believe that all of those humdrummers out there are really satisfied with their look. In most cases, people are simply in a fashion rut. Here's how to get out of it:
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Why, oh, why do people persist in dragging around luggage-size handbags to evening events? I see this with more frequency than I care to recall. What are people thinking? Do they line these behemoths with plastic in order to escape with leftovers? There is an easy prescription for getting this right: The dressier the affair, the smaller the handbag. I want to sing the praises of the clutch style, which comes in dozens of iterations. The clutch is precisely that — a handbag that one clutches. My advocacy for the clutch has caused some women to balk: "But what do I do during a cocktail reception?" You place the clutch under your upper left arm with a cocktail in your left hand. This leaves your right hand free for greetings.
There is no simpler way to be on-trend this season than to don a pair of fashion hosiery. They are loaded with glam and pizzazz, and I can think of nothing easier — and more affordable — to lift the spirits of a basic black cocktail dress than these shimmering, sparkling, or iridescent newcomers. Furthermore, I believe that when one is wearing stockings, one should look like she's wearing stockings (few things offer more dowdiness than sheer hosiery). I rarely state that a particular item provides something for everyone, but in this case it's true!
Forget about global warming; just plain ol' air-conditioning and heating are enough for me to salute the benefits of layering. But let's banish the pashmina, please, and consider some alternatives. You can play it safe with a dress or skirt with a matching jacket, but I want you to consider the evening cover-up an opportunity to have some fun with a novelty item, like a metallic gauze stole or an embellished cardigan, or a plain cardigan in metallic wool, cotton, or silk. (Warning: Don't combine any of these with fashion hosiery or risk being mistaken for a float in a parade.)
It goes without saying (so why am I?) that the basic black dress is the core of evening attire. It provides a neutral platform for accessories. But I want to suggest separates as well. Think about the impact and fashion counterpoint of a pencil skirt paired with an exuberant white top. Or how about a fitted bustier with a voluminous skirt? There are limitless options. Just take a chance!
So I am running a "Welcome to 2013" competition on my Topbilling blog "Moments in Fashion" this is just one of those cool things I end up doing when i get some cool things to give away,
So about the competition, I have detailed 6 of the TOP moments in fashion for me in 2012, and am also inviting some of the cool readers to share their best two moments in fashion for 2012 and the winner or person with the best Moment in fashion gets to win tickets to the Master Polo happening on the 23 of February 2013.
HAPPY NEW YEAR.....
So I am still claiming that i'm not a fashion blogger nor do I aspire to be one. 2012 proved to me that whether I like it or not, I will always be labeled a fashion "Blogger" granted life is really just not as predictable as I would like it to be.
so its that time of the year again, when the office throws that Fancy Year End Party! Well this year its happening @ The Exhibition Centre...and while wish could take a date, the only people going is the usual buds from the office...yipee ;-)....
I decided to go browsing on what to wear at a glitzy evening party, seeinng how love not to look like a colone of someone or think of someone evening using the same thing I am. I've decided to blow them far far away with a custom designed outfit. Now l know they said blavck and white suit but really???? I have therefore come up with an amazing Fashionista idea...I've combinded 3 garments, The Victorian Style Ankle Coat, The Mens Classic Tuxedo & The Idian Style Sherwani Suit.
All together I've mixed these originals to make a unique designed glam outfit. Indian styling boot cut pants, Formal white button down shirt, black tie with silver indian detail, Indian Inspired Waist Coat Shirt, and topped with a fitted flair Victorian /Indian style coat and its own bag! tweet.... all done in Cosmic-Black Satin Silk with cross brush gold and silver working...Div aLa Gorge!!!
I went out shopping at the local Gateway Shopping
Mall Yesterday and OMG!!! What do some people
Think when they get out of bed? its like they have an
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So I was using Clarins foundation, which I loved, but ran out of and was told to try out a professional product by PMU (An american company which used to have a massive presence in SA but has declined due to the shops closing down and one of the SA owners dying)