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How to Look Stylish while Wearing Fancy Dress

The world of fashion is dictated by constantly changing trends, which in turn alternate according to the changes in the seasons. Take this summer, for example, where experts are predicting that wearing white-on-white will emerge as a definitive trend throughout the UK. Although this may not appeal to everyone, the use of layering and different textures can create an elegant look that is perfectly suited to the bright lights and golden shine of summer. These trends do not impact on every area of Read more [...]
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Different Styles, Same Outcomes: Iceland, the Three-Time Miss World Winners

It doesn’t happen too often that the winner of the Miss World contest comes from the same country as a former winner - certainly not in a short space of time anyway - but one nation has actually produced three winners of the prestigious title despite only being an independent nation for 70 years. Iceland, that hidden gem stashed away at the top of Europe on the edge of the Arctic circle, became independent from Danish rulership in 1944 and hasn’t looked back since. The likes of Bjork have become Read more [...]
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How to Dress for an Art Exhibition

An art exhibition is a great excuse to show off your style. But the art of dressing appropriately for an art exhibition is no straightforward affair. Art and fashion have close ties, and it’s not uncommon for people at an art exhibition to take the opportunity to dress as creatively as possible. Of course you should dress to feel comfortable, but you should also be aware that your outfit will probably be scrutinised by creatively practiced eyes. The first thing you should consider is what type Read more [...]
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Stack Them High

If you’re clued up on your trends for Spring/Summer 2014 you will know well that ‘Stacking’ or ‘Midi’ rings have been a huge trend in the jewellery world. Seen on the catwalk and on celebrities such as Kristen Stewart, Nicole Richie and Rihanna. Midi the rings are designed to fit at different points of your fingers in between your knuckles. Currently at the moment the trend is: the more rings the better! How to Wear Stacking Rings Depending on your mood that day, choose two or more Read more [...]
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Accessorize for Spring

With every season comes a new trend in the fashion world from floaty summery prints to hippy Autumn boho; there is a style and look that is intrinsic with every season. So what about Spring? Well this time of year is just screaming out for whites, brights and pastels that reflect the colours we can see around us both in the re-awakening of the countryside and the celebration of Easter. The high street stores and internet shops are simply bursting with Spring fashion and the style is an easy one to Read more [...]
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Trendy Jocks

Sport and fashion are not always two areas that have seen eye to eye in the past.. However, recently a whole wave of contemporary runway designers have been launching seasonal luxe sportswear ranges that are slowly beginning to filter down to the masses. There is just the slight problem of finding these items, making sure that they are fit for purpose and incorporating them with your existing active wear to form a sports wardrobe that's as individual as you are. So if you're a fashion conscious Read more [...]
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Perfect Presents for Parents To Be

The birth of a child is a special time. Not only will there be much excitement and visits from friends and family, but the giving of gifts is also encouraged. But gifts given to mark a birth can’t just be any old thing. The arrival of a new baby is a momentous occasion and the gift that you give may well be kept to commemorate the day. In this case, you’ll want to ensure that whatever you give you will be both suitable for the occasion and appropriate for the future. Practical Gifts First up Read more [...]
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Are Engagement Rings Still Fashionable?

The engagement ring is a stalwart of most marriages. Its origins have been traced back as far as the ancient Egyptians, some of whom have been discovered having been buried wearing gold or silver wire rings on the third finger of their left hands. In the 2nd century, gold rings were used for special occasions and iron rings were used at home. 1477 saw the first use of a diamond engagement ring, and by the 1940s engagement rings had become the leading line of jewellery in most major department stores Read more [...]
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SS14 Trends: Shoes and Accessories

Spring and summer 2014 is very exciting in terms of trends. There really is something to suit every style and body shape, with shoes ranging from evening stilettoes to comfortable ballet flats. If heels aren’t your thing, don’t despair because SS14 is seeing the comeback of the flat, flatform and platform sole. For the hottest designer picks, check out retailers like Morgan Clare. Remember that you don’t need to splash out on every item, as you can choose a single statement piece then simply Read more [...]