From corsets to petticoats to pants to stilettos, feminism and fashion go hand in hand.
Cosy Clashing Clarets
Alongside bell-sleeves, blown-out bows, and tassel earrings, the wonderfully vibrant clashing colours of pink and red together were one of this year's biggest trends.
Those Fake Pockets Are Probably Real
Fake pockets: a common frustration the majority of women come to face in their lifetime. There are constant complaints of the annoyance of non-functioning pockets and some women do not realize that there is often an easy solution to this problem. Many fake pockets are actually real, usable pockets that have been closed at the opening seam. These seams can be easily removed in a matter of seconds. Keep reading to learn why pockets are often closed, how to check if a pocket is real, and how to safely make it functional.
Dress for the Weather, Not the Calendar
It's mid-fall down South. While everyone else North of the Mason-Dixon is racing to slip on their Barbour jackets, tweed, and the like, some of us are still experiencing temperatures in the high 80s, with plenty of humidity to boot. While traditionalists argue that at this point its far past time to have the whites, linens, seersuckers and such away in storage until next Spring, I strongly oppose the notion. Just because the calendar reads late September or October, it doesn't necessarily mean it's time to break out the fall regalia with careless aplomb. If it's still sweltering outside, these superfluous rules certainly don't apply.
Constructing a Perfect Casual Outfit
It’s wonderful to get dolled up for occasions, events, and even just for everyday errands, but we all love the cozy, comfortable, and versatile feeling of wearing a casual outfit. There is something special in looking completely effortless and like you can take on the world no matter how relaxed your clothes are. For a lot of women, it is not only fun to play with different casual styles, but also very empowering, since it proves that you don’t need to be glamorously dressed to be successful. So, let’s see what are all the ways you can construct a casual outfit that will still make you feel like a star.
Best Leggings To Buy
Leggings are a popular shopping choice for women nowadays. But there have been legging fails and brands that should not be purchased ever! I am going to tell you what brands are the best to buy for your situation. You need to keep in mind I am a believer in getting the best product for the lowest price, so all these options will be the best price.
The World’s Luxury Dress: Moroccan Kaftans
Pictured here: Turkish actress, Tuba Büyüküstün. Worn globally, the kaftan has possessed fashion for quite a while, and has also been given the light as a cultural influence. Meanwhile, more locally in Morocco, it has an aspect of importance to it. The dress is a best friend to many Moroccan women and is worn as a basic outfit and a haute-couture garment, taking material into consideration.
Fashion Icon, Oscar de la Renta Has His Own Fashion Exhibition
On October 8, the Museum of Fine Arts, located in Houston, opened the glitz and excitement of Oscar de la Renta, an exhibition that showcases the fashion designer’s life and his career in the world of fashion. The exhibition came into play with the merge being with Oscar de la Renta, LLC. The exhibition has close to 70 pieces taken from de la Renta’s collection of designs on display.
Then and Now: Have We Changed Our Portrayal of Women in the Media?
Our portrayal of women in advertising has been under scrutiny since about the 90s. Has this scrutiny changed the way we view and portray women? The role of women in society certainly has. Looking at two ads from Cosmopolitan, one from 1997 and one from 2017, we may be able to divulge the answer. The first ad from 1997 displays a grungy, seductive temptress wearing “under the covers colors,” while the second from 2017 shows the typical girl-next-door wearing trendy makeup and clothing that sexualizes her more subtly.
Walking in Style With 'Colors of Mei'
Filipino fashion blogger, color lover and wife Meileilan “Mei” Mattinson talks about her journey as a fashion blogger with her husband, her style, challenges and how she wants to inspire her readers.