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High heels passion

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Accessories, Clothing, Shoes | April 8, 2011

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Tips hot to wear high heels comfortably and stylish

Now winter has passed and women start to wear heels heavily. Why do women love heels that much? They are uncomfy, unpractical, painful, however million of women worldwide wear heels. So what is the reason? The answer is simple: heels make a woman feel more feminine, fragile, and thus, they start to behave differently what makes man take care of them, or at least wish to take care of them.
Heels make woman’s legs look longer, her posture gets better, her hips are gently swaying when she is walking. These are the most attractive features of the heels from male point of view. However majority of men do not like platforms which are so trendy last seasons.
First of all If you want to look stylish and sexy, wearing heels you should follow some tips.

1. Heels should be comfy
First of all, heels should be really comfy. If you won’t feel yourself comfy while wearing heels, all of your pain will be reflected on your face, and no matter how trendy you are dressed, you will not get any other attention than pity. Never buy smaller or bigger shoes, they will never fit you well, you will always experience pain wearing them. Worth mentioning that tight shoes may also cause the appearance of fungus.

2. Try them, get used with them at home
In order to get comfy wearing heels, you should try wearing them at home. Do some easy work at home wearing your new heels. Wear them when you are talking by phone or applying makeup. Start from 15 minutes not to torture your legs too much.

3. Start to wear medium heels don’t go for stilettos at once
Stilettos are the most sexy heels, however if you are not used with heels, you better start wearing kitten heels at the beginning. Once again, you won’t look that great as you wish if you put on stilettos while you can not wear them properly.

4. Buy inserts
Gel inserts are always useful if you feel the pain in the ball of the foot. Relieving the pain, you will feel better, thus, look better!

5. Try arch support
If your feet arches are poorly supported, try to use arch support inserts, but be careful while inserting them, make sure they are not seen when you are walking.
6. Do not try to follow all the trends
It is proven that majority of men do not like platforms, so try to do not overwork the latest trends.

Try to follow these tips and enjoy wearing stylish and sexy heels!

Main women’s passions

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Accessories, Clothing | March 9, 2011

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fashion commercials

Everyone knows the greatest women’s passions: handbags and shoes. Why almost every woman never gets enough handbags and shoes? Because of rapidly changing fashion trends? Maybe, but why then a woman dreams to wear everyday a new bag? I think it is because every women incredibly love to change her appearance everyday. I don’t find it something sinful. Sometimes life seems to be so boring when, for example, you work in a small office and don’t see the world most of the time, so the changes in your appearance make your life brighter and more interesting. Of course I do not mean something like changing your hair color from orange to blue in one week, but the best way to look different without spending too much money, of course, is accessorizing. I know that some designer accessories are very expensive and only about 5% of women can afford it. But as I said previously, there is an option- replica clothing, or middle segment brands that provide a wide range of similar accessories. Do not deprive yourself from changes! We live only once, just imagine how it would be, if you are only dreaming of designer bag which you can’t afford, and probably save money a year to buy it, and then, when you finally have the necessary money sum, you eventually find yourself in love with other bag, or even a number of different and quite expensive bags. I am actually for quality over quantity. But high quality replica can be really qualitative. Also there are some young designers who preserve quality standards to gain their place in high fashion, yet the prices of their designs are much cheaper. Don’t limit yourself. Enjoy your changes, and your life is going to change for the better too.

Trendy sunglasses spring-summer 2011

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sunglasses, Trends | March 7, 2011

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trendy sunglasses spring-summer 2011

As the vintage is very trendy in clothing, this trend also concerns and sunglasses. Almost every fashion house presented their new vintage looking sunglasses for spring 2011 season. Some of them are too extravagant, but some models look quite elegant and classic, so they can serve you more than one season. Depending which style you prefer, you can choose something really trendy and appropriate. Here are presented some shades for spring-summer 2011 and fall-winter 2011, that deserve a special attention.

1. Sportswear brand Nike follows the vintage trend in its collections, even though something sporty rarely is associated with vintage, these models look quite interesting and nice.

leopard print vintage sporty sunglasses

brown vintage sporty shades

2. Missoni proposes classic and elegant vintage looking shades for the admirers of romantic style.

retro style romantic sunglasses with sky-blue framevintage looking sunglasses ss 2011

3. Lacoste also provides interesting vintage shades with some unique detailing.

horn-rimmed sunglassesvinous frame vintage sunglasses

4. Prada fashion house surprises by its fall-winter 2011 shades collection. The entire fashion collection looks like 1960s style, and shades are something like retro-motorcycle rider’s ones.
Prada motorcyclist glasses fall 2011

vintage looking motorcyclist-like glasses by Prada

5. And another model that worth mentioning as long as everything eco-friendly is trendy: wooden frame sunglasses. This new and very unique style is promoted by a renown optic brand Proof. These wood framed sunglasses and optical glasses make a part of social program focused on the supporting of the Indian eye clinics and a campaign promoting initiative of planting trees at Haiti. This social campaign also provides one patient of Indian eye clinic with a pair of folding glasses when you buy a pair of them from a brand store.
The frames of the Proof glasses are made from ebony tree, zebrano and bamboo.
woden frame sunglasses 2011

wooden frame vintage-looking sunglasses by Proof

Jewelry trends for spring 2011

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Jewelry, Trends | February 22, 2011

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bright feather+ beads braided Dior necklace from spring-summer 2011 collection

A question about wearing or not wearing jewels is not relevant for modern fashionista, because the answer is always the same: of course to wear! But an important question is what to wear in this particular season. Every outfit, even the most trendy will look outdated if not to combine it with trendy jewels. In this season designers provide us with a wide range of options, even the most demanding lady can find something appropriate for this spring-summer season.
This year designers seems to be more provocative and daring: the jewels are still growing in their sizes, metals are taking the place of crystals and gemstones, excessive layering is everywhere.

As to prove my words, here is a quick overview of main jewelry trends for 2011:

1. Mixture of textures
The most hot trend along with oversized jewels of course is the blending of textures. In new season just one necklace or a pair of earrings can comprise feathers, crystals, beads, chains, and other components at once.

silver multi chain blended textures necklacemixed textures necklace

2. Metal is the main component

Precious metals such as gold, silver or platinum, always were in fashion. However, they mostly played the role of gemstones framing. In this season, designers offer to change the accents. What if the metal will play the major role in the composition? Bold decision, isn’t it? But brave and extravagant fashion is brought by 2011, so don’t be afraid to put on a bold chain and oversized earrings together.

gold chain bracelet

silver chains necklace

metal chains and beads necklace

3. Jewelery fringe
Already have been noted that fringe is trendy in new 2011 season, however, nobody would imagine that it would be reflected as well in jewels (well, nobody except jewels designers). However, now fringe is one of the most hottest jewelery trends of 2011.

fringe necklace

4. Layering
Layering is also a trend borrowed from clothing fashion. Layering in clothing fashion is very actual for 3 or 4 seasons at least. It came in jewelery in 2010, and in 2011 this trend is still very hot.

layering different necklaces

layered necklace

black beads layered necklace

5. Clear lines, sharp edges
This season is characterized by square bracelets which pretend to be trendy even in the following seasons. That’s why purchasing this spring square bracelets you can assure yourself with trendy jewels for a couple of years.

square shape silver bracelettextured round hand bracelet

6. Retro is in for 2011 season
As well as in clothing designers use retro inspiration for the creation of jewelery collections. This season vintage-like unique shaped rings are incredibly trendy. These rings perfectly match daily outfits and are sold mostly at affordable prices.

vintage-looking rings

7. The more – the better
The more bracelets are on your hands, the more interesting and unique is your look. Many jewels of different shapes and sizes perfectly compliment each other. Pay attention also to the party clutch purse, which this season is also considered as a jewelery.

multiple jewelry

Top 5 party clutches of upcoming spring

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ARMANI, Chloe, Givenchy, Handbags | February 18, 2011

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All of fashionistas love partying. It’s normal that they should have a million of clutch purses to combine them with different cocktail and formal dresses. Here is the list of most interesting clutch purses of the following season. The choice is yours ladies!

1. Bulgari created this for season a perfect shiny party clutch purse for those ladies who like to be in the spotlight.
clutch purse embroidered with crystals
2. Another shinny purse was presented during spring-summer 2011 collection by Chloe. Their version of party handbag is a small purse bag with a million of golden beads and a laconic leather lock.
golden clutch handbag 3. Giambattista Valli made a clutch purse reminding opened treasure chest full of ancient coins.

eclectic design clutch purse
4. Givenchy clutch has a simple yet chic shape and python-like leather, making it look too posh.

python leather clutch
5. Giorgio Armani combines the classic shape and classic black color with the one of most popular trends of the coming spring- braided texture.

black classic clutch

Eco-friendly Hermes Kelly bag

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Handbags | February 15, 2011

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wicker Kelly handbag by Hermes

This spring-summer season in fashion collections is memorable because of plenty of classic handbags new interpretations. I’ve already mentioned new eco-friendly design of Lady Dior and new brigh color Chanel Mademoiselle. Now I am going to talk about the new version one of the most elegant and wanted handbags of 20th century. This is a legendary Kelly handbag by Hermes. New wicker Kelly handbag was created by the renown fashion designer Jan Paul Gaultier. The handbag is created from a calfskin and covered with wicker. The name of this new super-expensive exclusive bag is “Picnic Kelly”. Even though the handbag looks like a picnic bag it has a significant lack: it is very heavy due to the natural wicker. However, this bag is a perfect example of eco-friendly trends which are so popular this spring-summer season. This trend definitely worth to be noted.

brown wicker Hermes Kelly bag 2011eco-friendly Hermes Kelly
Another special version of the classic Birkin handbag is its smaller version attached to the hand bracelet. Actually, the entire collection has a special accent on the basics of Hermes fashion house- Kelly and Birkin bags. You can see this from the following images from spring-summer 2011 Hermes runway show.

small black Hermes Birkin handbag

hermes birkin clothing

hermes birkin brown belt

Top 10 colorful handbags of spring-summer 2011 season

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D&G, Handbags | February 15, 2011

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pink+orange+purple Dior patented leather top handle bag


Warm season is the best time for bright, vibrant colors. Namely for spring-summer collections the joy of colors is very typical. Here are presented top 10 most colorful handbags of spring-summer 2011 season.
10. Small Mulberry shoulder bag of bright pink color. Its design reminds Barbie style, so maybe it will be beloved mostly by blonde ladies.

pink ostrich leather shoulder bag Mulberry

9. Retro style Burak Uyan handbag made from bright yellow leather reminds hot summer sun. Yellow shades can be in or out the current fashion trends, but for summer this color is just classic, so it will never be out of the summer fashion.

retro style yellow leather shoulder bag

8. In the design of party shoulder bag by VBH the main roles are played by a juicy raspberry color and the material- crocodile leather, perfectly accompanying each other.

raspberry crocodile leather shoulder bag by VBH

7. Clutch purse by Roger Vivier is interesting not only because of its bright colors but also due to the materials used: the bag is decorated with the plastic springs of different shades.

colorful summer clutch purse by Roger Vivier

6. In a youth D&G line are presented handbags with bright floral prints.

floral print summer handbag

5. Another bright bag made from exotic leather is presented in Kara Ross spring-summer collection 2011. Laconic design of the bag have become a perfect background for the fancy color prints.

colorful summer tote bag

4. Paper handbag from the new Balenciaga collection is made from a textured ostrich leather dyed in vibrant green color.

summer green tote bag from ostrich leather

3. In the new Christian Louboutin collection is presented a saturated blue long fringe shoulder bag.long fringe blue shoulder bag

2. New Chanel Mademoiselle purse is made from cherry red patent leather what makes this bag extremely seductive.
patented leather cherry red chanel purse

1. New version of Lady Dior comprises many colors at once. In its design you can notice orange, purple, raspberry colors, making this top handle bag very positive and appropriate for sunny summer season.
pink+orange+purple Dior patented leather top handle bag

Dolce & Gabbana Macrame Buffalo handbags

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D&G, Handbags | February 15, 2011

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white Dolce & Gabbana Macrame Buffalo Top Handle bag

These Dolce & Gabbana handbags will definitely attract the attention of brave ladies who are not afraid of showing what they carry in their bags.

Dolce & Gabbana are well-known for their courageous designs that rarely can be considered elegant and classic. These Macrame Buffalo top handle bags from Spring-Summer 2011 collection aren’t the exception.
In Dolce & Gabbana collections often can be meet handmade elements, however, these bags seems too be even more unique. Macrame Buffalo bags have a classic elegant shape, typical for Dolce & Gabbana colors – white and leopard prints, however, they have a very unique and ambitious detail: the lace and clear vinyl insert. This details makes a sense of “window” in your bag through which all the people around you can learn what you are carrying in your fancy bag. Well, it seems not so convenient and useful though. But maybe for a party, when you will carefully choose what actually to put for public display (maybe a designer wallet or the latest Vogue magazine edition?), as to complement your style, this extravagant bag will be ok.

white dolce& gabbana macrame bag, spring 2011 collection

leopard print marcrame handbag leopard printed Dolce&Gabbana top handle bag

Victoria Beckham handbags fall-winter 2011/2012

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Handbags | February 15, 2011

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beige suede oversized hobo bag by Victoria Beckham

Victoria Beckham had expanded her handbags line with a number of new styles. New handbags collection was shown during fall-winter 2011/2012 runway show held during New York fashion week.

The classic elegant Victoria Beckham handbag “Victoria” this season is made from smooth leather of black and red colors.

Black smooth leather "victoria" hanadbag by Victoria Beckham

Red elegant "Victoria" handbag by Victoria Beckham

In new season Victoria Beckham significantly increased the volume of her bags. During fall-winter 2011-2012 runway show there were presented oversized hobo bags made from soft suede and cashmere. Victoria Beckham says that every modern woman needs the oversized handbags which can hold all the necessary things.

textured oversized hobo bag by Victoria Beckham

black suede hobo bag Victoria Beckham collection

Designers hobo bags have very long stripes, so they can be worn over-the-shoulder. It seems to be very convenient since then the bag plays a role of backpack.
It worth noting, that designer also paid attention to the textures: all the bags are created in unique textures and styles.

grey fabric tote bag by Victoria Beckham

Beige fabric+black leather tote bag by Victoria Beckham

Another usable accessory from the collection is maxi clutch purse in which can easily fit iPad, eBook, or a small size magazine.

Yellow oversized clutch purse by Victoria Beckham

Top 5 classic handbags

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Handbags | February 10, 2011

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Different handbags are the passion of almost every woman. Women dream about having a full wardrobe of designer handbags. Some of designer bags even have become the icons for fashionistas. Here is the list of most popular handbags, it bags, or simply icons that should have any modern woman. Of course, their prices are way too expensive for mere mortals, but fortunately, nowadays you can find something similar in collections of different cheaper segment brands, or a high quality replica.

1. Chanel 2.55
This unique and extremely feminine purse was created in 1955. In order to highlight a particular shape and uniqueness of the bag, mademoiselle Coco designed the diamond-like pattern. This shoulder handbag since then hadn’t lose its positions.

Chanel bag 2.55 black
2. Hermes Birkin Bag
The bag’s name stands for the name of English actress and singer Jane Birkin, who inspired Hermes CEO on the creation of this bag. The story tells that Birkin loved Hermes Kelly bag but found its lock inconvenient to use and told about it to Hermes CEO while they casually met in an airplane.

Red Birkin
3. Hermes Kelly Bag
Especially designed for Monaco princess Grace (Grace Kelly). Hermes Kelly is a priceless treasure of Hermes. Even very rich people have to wait a long time to buy one due to the delicate work. All of Hermes Kelly bags are handmade from a genuine leather of a top quality.

Hermes Kelly crocodile leather bag
4. Dior Lady Dior
This classic handbag pretends to be dedicated to Lady Diana. First it was created in leather but now you can find Lady Dior from different fabrics and of different patterns.

Lady Dior red leather handbag
5. LV Monogram Speedy
Monogram Speedy designed by Takashi Murakami is the most popular Louis Vuitton handbag among celebrities. Story tells that it was designed specially for Audrey Hepburn for Roman Holiday movie.

Louis Vuitton monogram speedy