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Look Luxurious Without Living It

Look Luxurious Without Living It

Luxury, affluence, extravagance – whatever you want to call it, we all pine for it. It’s no secret that we all want the finest materials that life gives, whether it be the vehicles we drive, the house we live in, the garments we wear. These premium delights promise us comfort, that we could live and dress in the best way possible – if only we could afford them. What if I told you that it is possible? What if I said that you, anyone, everyone can afford to look the part of the lifestyle you want, no millionaire status required?  Know Where To Look The high-end fashion of top market designer brands is in your reach, without sacrificing your life-savings. You don’t have to break your bank just to live and look luxurious, you just need to know where to look. With some easy browsing, you can find sites like…

Welcome To The New Gods of Fashion

Welcome To The New Gods of Fashion

Exit Yves, Christian, Karl, Raf, Albert… Welcome to Cristiano, Robyn or Gwyneth. The fashion world has dramatically changed. The old gods were replaced by new ones. New idols replace previous icons. Fashionistas replace Couturiers and Fashion labels erase Fashion houses. That is the way the world goes and it seems this change is here to stay. The Old Gods Of Fashion Gone Bad Every chain reaction has a starting point. In our case here it all started back in 2007 when Hedi Slimane resigned from his position at Dior Homme. At that time everybody was shocked. When Hedi Slimane took over the artistic direction of Dior homme in 2000, he reshaped the fashion brand and satellized the Dior name into the stars of fashion desire. The Slimane look was born, very black tie, slim and rock. He became the same time a fashion icon and probably he was and still…

Dressing To Impress: Why Some Fashion Rules Should Not Be Broken

Dressing To Impress: Why Some Fashion Rules Should Not Be Broken

Dress codes can be a controversial subject; in a recent survey, 22% of adults argued that work place rules on clothing limited their self expression.  On the other hand, dress codes are said to improve discipline in schools, discourage bullying based on perceived income differences, and generally set the tone for what is expected by an employer or authority figure.  In luxury establishments, dress codes offer much the same. Rather than seeing them as stuffy or restrictive, view them as setting the parameters for what’s acceptable; and then go and have fun applying your own style to it. Be a gracious guest With the world’s most luxurious hotels going to considerable expense (most notably $3 billion for Abu Dhabi’s Emirates Palace) to build, lavishly furnish and delight their guests, it is perhaps only fair that you dress to show your appreciation of their beauty.  In any luxury environment, adhering to the dress code signifies your…

Learn How You Can Dress To Impress Using These Tips

Learn How You Can Dress To Impress Using These Tips

To exude luxury, you not only need the right mindset and attitude, but you also have to know how to dress yourself appropriately. Your goal should be to always look put together, even if you’re staying in with a few friends for the night. You not only want to know what fashions are popular, but also create a sense of your own style that you can rock. Accept that it’ll take a little extra effort on your part to get it right. However, your hard work will be well worth it when you see how great you look and notice how awesome you feel. Do your Homework Take your time to learn more about fashion and what’s trending before you go spending any of your hard-earned money on clothes. Follow industry bloggers, page through magazines and look at images to get a better idea of what you may want to wear…

Should You Go to School to Major in Fashion?

Should You Go to School to Major in Fashion?

If you’re an undergraduate student or a working person with a bachelor’s degree, it’s more important than ever to consider the benefits of going to graduate school. While there is much to be said for the advantages of working hard at your job and learning on the job, going to grad school is often the fast track to rapid success. It’s an excellent way to acquire the knowledge and skills you need to assume a leadership position in your field. Naturally, you must have a passion for what it is that you want to learn because graduate school is both physically and mentally demanding. One field that many people are fascinated with is the world of fashion. If you’re passionate about fashion, then enrolling in LIM College fashion graduate programs makes perfect sense. You need to go to an institution that offers the best curriculum for what it is that you…

From Faux-Bobs to Finger Waves: Roaring 20’s Hair Styles For Your Next Big Event

From Faux-Bobs to Finger Waves: Roaring 20’s Hair Styles For Your Next Big Event

The Roaring 20’s shook the Western World as wildly as Josephine Baker’s hips in her infamous “banana dance,” and the world was never the same. From business to culture, politics to fashion, it seemed society had gone completely topsy-turvy in major cities like Paris, New York City, London, Berlin, and Chicago. Modern inventions like cars, electric appliances, and the telephone were making life was good for many. Old, stuffy traditions were loosening up, too. And although prohibition had just come to pass at the start of the decade in the United States, drinking alcohol became all the more glamorous to indulge in while dancing the night away in speakeasies and secret clubs, including for women. Radical changes in politics and social issues were having a big impact on women’s lives. Twenties girls knew how to “werk” with twenty-five percent more joining the workforce from during and after WWI. And, just…

Top Plus Size Designers – And Where to Wear Them!

Top Plus Size Designers – And Where to Wear Them!

You are no longer a second rated individual in today’s society. You have come to love yourself as you are over the past ten years and now the fashion industry has come to love you too! With social media slogans such as “real women have curves” and “big is beautiful”, your voice has finally been heard and the fashion industry has caught on to the ever expanding demographic of real women. In the USA the average woman is between a size 16 and 18, and in the UK a third of women buy plus-size clothing. This begs the question: why did it take the fashion industry so long to start catering for plus-size women? So many real women complain about the impossible body images set by skinny models on the catwalk, in fashion magazines and on television shows. The market is finally panning to the majority market. You see more plus-size…

Best Tips To Become A Fashion Model

Best Tips To Become A Fashion Model

Modeling is an on going trend since the 60’s. With the rise of top models until their pinacle in the 80’s, millions of young ladies and young boys dream one day to have their faces in the cover of magazines and their feet in prestigious fashion catwalks. Not an easy thing to do, so here are some good advice that can help you turn into the next fashion top model. Advice Number One: Forget About It! If you think you just need a pretty face on a beautiful body, you are miles away from it. The job of model is tougher than you think. You will spend half of your time on planes, trains, cars, buses, taxis, empty hotel rooms…. and no matter what happen, how sick you feel, you need to be at your max to smile, to look pretty and to strike the pose. There are more than…

Luxury iPhone X Cases: Our Top 3

Luxury iPhone X Cases: Our Top 3

With more than  30 million iPhone X sold in the last quarter of 2017, Apple still makes the dream machine work. Out of these 30 million, 7 million were sold only in the United States. Overall Apple sold around 77 million iPhones over the holiday season. This is less than usual but thanks to the iPhone X price tag, Apple made more money. So, for all iPhone X users, here is our top 3 most luxury cases. ROXXLYN MARBLE CASE INVISIBLE GREY This is probably the most outstanding iPhone X luxury case you may find. Made of true marble stone extracted from Turkey, this iPhone case by Roxxlyn brings a fantastic blend between luxury, style and design. The inside is made of the best Alcantara leather, that wraps your iPhone X in a perfect soft protection. Hand-made from genuine Invisible Grey marble stone  “Antolini Exclusive Collection”. Transformed to ultra-light and thin…

The Importance of Fashion Clothing For Children

The Importance of Fashion Clothing For Children

Fashion plays an important role in today’s society. People of all ages who are willing to express character and personality through clothes are following fashion trends each season. While most people believe fashion is based on eccentric items of clothing, it is not always the case. First of all, it is good to keep in mind the fact that fashion allows individuals to express and define their personality. Furthermore, fashion clothing is a simple way of communicating people’s interests and tastes. Therefore, more and more people should realize the importance of fashion for both adults and children. These days fashion is everywhere. People can see it on TV, on catwalks, in magazines, and on the high street. Your clothing choices are an element which can tell people around you a lot about who you are. Even though the first impression is quite important in some cases, people need to understand…

Hedi Slimane named Artistic, Creative and Image Director of Céline

Hedi Slimane named Artistic, Creative and Image Director of Céline

It is confirmed. The rumors were true: Hedi Slimane becomes the new Artistic Director of Celine. As always with Hedi Slimane: this is big news! Two years after leaving Yves Saint Laurent, Hedi Slimane arrives at the head of creation of the luxury brand Celine. His mission will be to launch the masculine fashion and fragrances.  He will officially arrive in February and we can imagine that there will be a lot of changes. He is 49 years old and last time he worked for LVMH, he revolutionized masculine fashion at Dior Homme (2000 to 2007). His last job was Artistic Director for Yves Saint Laurent from 2012 and 2016. Hedi Slimane, The Ultimate Creative Director Hedi Slimane was never such a rebel that he would dare going to a more alternative parcours. He always dreamed to work for well known-brands and his versatility as an artist, fashion designer and…

Top 6 UK Fashion Brands to watch for in 2018

Top 6 UK Fashion Brands to watch for in 2018

The United Kingdom is a gold mine in terms of fashion talents. From the prestigious Saint Martin School to the street pop creativity, the UK reveals each year several new fashion talents, some of them will definitely shape the future of the fashion business. Here is our top 6 UK fashion brands to watch in 2018. Martine Rose, from experimental to men’s elegance Founded in 2007, Martine Rose background comes from Men’s shirts. Her artistic exploration drives us towards exploration of individualism and yet belonging to a cultural group (for the reference). Martine Rose will choose amazing icons from the past in order to provide them with a contemporary context. Obviously the work of the fashion artist is to take those icons and offer them a new context that might be a quite subversive approach, questioning the former functionality or past popularity of certain aesthetics through their re-appropriation today. Have a…

Some Quick Tips for Buying Skull Jewelry

Some Quick Tips for Buying Skull Jewelry

Wearing jewelry is a significant part of a lifestyle and has been there for ages now. As the choices differ from person to person, so do the types of jewelry. But most of the accessories lover would want to have something unique in their collection. Following the recent trends, skull rings for ladies and other jewelry in the similar category are greatly in demand. Regardless of punk style, soft grunge, biker, preppy or tattoo, skull jewelry are an evergreen fashion to follow and flaunt wherever you go. There are plenty of them such as shoes, bags, bracelets, earrings, belts and much more but one thing that is loved by all is the skull ring. Skull ring more popular among those daring and passionate individuals who ride bullets or similar heavy engine motorbikes and want to wear skulls fearlessly. If you are lured to buy extraordinary looking jewelry pieces, then you should…

How To Express Yourself Through Fashion

How To Express Yourself Through Fashion

Your clothes are one way to show the world what you stand for and who you are. There’s no denying the impact fashion has on your mindset, mood and confidence. Embrace the amount of choices that are out there for getting ready each day. Remember that clothing is more than simply a way to cover yourself. It’s used to make a fashion statement, and many people turn it into a career. You’re not the only one who struggles to make sense of it all and that’s why it’s important to know all of the ways it can help you feel more vibrant. See how to express yourself through fashion. Dress for You Although you probably page through magazines and see models online who you think look great and want to mimic, keep in mind that your wardrobe is all about you. Pick out garments you think are fashionable and that you…

Friday Chronicle #30: What is Luxury? From paganism to consumerism

Friday Chronicle #30: What is Luxury? From paganism to consumerism

Luxury is a very universal concept that has been part of humanity and civilisation for centuries. It is a very complex definition that has been evolving century after century. Luxury has determined and defined kings and conquerors from the masses, it connected humanity with sacred and has developed a multi-billion dollar industry. Here is the eye of the cyclone, let’s take a few minutes to pause and to interest ourselves in the definition of luxury, past, present and future. Luxury, from sacred to paganism and consumerism In a more traditional way, here is how Thesaurus define luxury: We tend to say that luxury is a 17th century definition. Nevertheless we can track luxury from even the paleolithic period. It is an universal phenomenon. During those times, luxury had 2 main roles: The social recognition The link to the sacred  In the first role, luxury was about richness and conquest. Kings…

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