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Clothed In All The Comfort You Could Ever Wish For- The Benefits of Sportswear

There’s no doubt that sportswear is the epitome of comfort. The design of these clothings are directed towards those who would like comfort as well as class and is a great option for those in all walks of life. With an increase in sports, Olympic games being a popular event, gym trips being a regular venture for many and adventurous holidays on the uprise, sportswear has become increasingly popular and individuals have opted for the more comfortable and classy: clothes that provide ease of movement as well as style. The Sportswear revolution that has been happening ever since the 1920’s,…

Top Water Resistant Watches by Rolex

All swimmers, divers need water resistant watches. But it’s also great for those who don’t want to take their watches off while just washing hands. It should be kept in mind that different levels of resistance allow for different water related activities. For instance, if it’s resistant up to 100m, the watch can be worn for swimming and if resistance goes past 300m, it can be worn while diving. Some of our favourites belong to Rolex watch collections.  The brand has a wonderful collection of water resistant watches that can be worn at work as well as on vacations. We have…

Top 10 Female Style Inspirations for the Woman Over 45 Revealed

Source UK fashion retailer Bonmarche has recently completed a new piece of research that looked into the fashion style inspirations for their target demographic. What makes this unique is that their average customer is aged 45 and over, hence revealing women different from the norm of popular celebrities around these days. Women such as Jennifer Anniston, Helen Mirren, Joanna Lumley, and Meryl Streep ranked consistently in the top 4 greatest inspiration across their customers. When people are asked about celebrity fashion inspirations, names that come to mind include Taylor Swift and Beyonce. These are all younger women, who speak to…

Cart your small dog around in style

Love your pup, but having a hard time figuring out how to take them around town and the world? Don’t waste money on a pet sitter when you could simply find a dog bag seller on the internet, as they sell a product that makes it easy to transport your buddy around with you wherever you go. From luxurious bags that will keep you and your dog looking great, to solutions that will let you go on an international trip with your best friend in tow, there is a carrier out there that will meet your needs. Let’s explore some…

Want to Buy Kids’ Clothes Online? Follow These Simple Tips

Children seem to grow out of their clothes quicker than what you can put it on them. The budget needed just to get them dressed can seem to be out of this world. However, thanks to online shopping, it is now easier than ever to dress your children in beautiful, even designer clothing, without the associated price tag. Renowned brands like Paper Wings Clothing are now all available online, and they are a lot more affordable than ever before. How to Shop Online for Kids’ Clothes Make sure that you only shop with a reliable, trustworthy website. Think about how you…

Actress Melissa Bolona Has Major Style

Actress, model, and philanthropist Melissa Bolona has many admirable qualities. Among these, is the actress’s keen sense of style. While the actress originally hails from the East coast, she also spent several years studying in Paris, France, before moving to her home in Los Angeles. Bolona’s mixed heritage – her father is Peruvian and she also has German, Cuban, and Ukrainian ancestry- gives her a unique look. While Bolona had always wanted to act, she also holds a degree in Business. Bolona is keen on sharing her fashion knowhow and style through her interviews and blog. Comfort and Function: During…

Rule The Mom-Dad World With A Cartier

The greatest gift you can give someone is time. When pearls of wisdom like this come your way, it’s best to heed the advice well. Call it metaphorical, but I like to think the guys who get it know exactly what they’re talking about –wristwatches, of course! Okay, you could debate the semantics of the quote, but you’ve got to admit, my reasoning is unwaveringly solid. A wristwatch perfectly embodies the sentiment here, doesn’t it? For Einstein, time is relative, for me, time is symbolic of many things –here, the time your parents have shared together, the time they’ve spent…

Sexy And Trendy Plus Sized Swimwear Is Waiting For You Online

Although many modelling agencies are being inspired by breakthroughs in the fashion industry, and have started to embrace women’s curves, finding a reflection of that at your average department store is not so simple; a trendy, sexy, curve-friendly swimsuit for example is rarely a part of their summer line. Clothing stores tend to sell smaller sizes believing that is what will sell; the plus-sized suits they do have are often unflattering on a plus-sized body because they weren’t made for one – but do they realize that the average size of a woman these days is a size 16? Many…

2016’s must-have ankle boots

Summer may be just a distant memory but it’s not all bad — you now have the perfect opportunity to hit the shops and refresh your wardrobe in time for winter. But what should you be looking for? What boots are blowing our mind this season? Designer shoe retailer Daniel Footwear discusses the ankle boots every woman needs this season. Embroidered Embroidery is going to be huge this season, especially when it comes to footwear. Dark-coloured boots with colourful florals and patterns are wardrobe staples and are sure to get you noticed. If your winter wardrobe is normally awash with…

Karen Dougall – Senior Buyer – QUIZ

What’s it like working in a fast fashion brand? And how do you take your first steps into the industry? Senior Buyer Karen Dougall from QUIZ Clothing gives us an intriguing insight into life in the industry – as well as giving her own hints for trends in Autumn/Winter 2016. What is life like as a senior buyer? Life as a senior buyer with QUIZ is amazing! Every day is different. At the start of the week we read our sales reports religiously to get a feel for what’s hot and what’s not. We look for new colours coming through…