Tribal Tattoo Designs
For centuries, tattoos symbolized the membership in groups, families, but for a few years, tattoos have become more popular. It is possible that many people have them not only for decorative purpose, so we must understand why more than thirty million people worldwide have submitted this type of self mutilation. The choice of a tattoo today can tell something about the soul of its owner; some believe that a tattoo is the graffiti for the soul?
We'll find many surprising stories about the tattoos significance and role: many sailors believe that a tattoo is a talisman against the possibility of drowning at sea....
What Makes Leather Handbags So Special?
A leather handbag is the ideal type of handbag for the woman on the go who doesn't like to change handbags often. Leather is a very strong and durable material able to withstand regular wear and tear and still look good. What makes leather handbags so popular though is their unique natural beauty. With genuine leather animal hides you can create some very unusual and stylish handbags.
Handbags made with leather each have their own individual characteristics, as no two pieces of leather are alike....
Fashion Marketing 101
Fashion marketers are creative. At the core, the profession is about connecting with the image-the lifestyle-the consumer wants. For example, in the fashion industry, comfort, style, material, color, symmetry, and usability are just the beginning of a list of elements designers must consider when developing a line of clothing. Fashion marketers take the task a step further by determining the best way to promote the characteristics of the clothing to the consumer and to which group of consumers to promote it to....
Pearl Jewelry: The Epitome of Elegant Simplicity
Pearl jewelry catches attention because of its uncomplicated and serene elegance. It may seem like an oxymoron, but sometimes the simplest things are the ones that are the most attractive. A look at a simple pearl earring, a representative example of pearl jewelry, is enough to dispel all doubt.
In fact, for many kinds of pearl jewelry, the operating principle is "the simpler the better." At times a single pearl can even say much more than a dozen pearls all lined up. This is why some consider pearl jewelry to be even more beautiful than diamond, more valuable and timeless....
Sparkle and Shimmer With This Seasons Metallic Fabrics
The fashion world is buzzing this year as metallic fabric takes the heat up a notch. No longer are we confined to gold, silver, and bronze.
There are some new kids on the block - lavenders, greens, and pinks to name just a few. These metallic fabrics will go the distance - a light weight metallic jacket over white dinner dress will be outstanding.
Or dress up a pair of dark denim jeans. If a metallic wardrobe choice is not what your looking for, don't fret, metallic is available in handbags, belts and in shoes - the stilettos are exceptionally sexy!...
History of Charm Bracelets
The custom of wearing charm bracelets dates back thousands of years, and though the materials and designs on them have changed, the concept itself has never gone out of style.
This form of jewelry initially had a religous function, and dates back to the prehistoric era. According to Elizabeth Florence, president of the Jewelry Information Center, "The first charm bracelets were probably worn by the Assyrians, Babylonians, Persians and Hittites from 500 to 400 B. C. Those charms were made of lapis lazuli, rock crystal and other gems and were inscribed with small designs, such as figures of gods, man and animals....
Thrifty And Fashionable
Growing up with three sisters, it was important for us to bewell-groomed. We were always borrowing clothes from each otherthen returning them clean and pressed. It was a way of strechingour wardrobes and to the outside world we had an endless supply. We were thrifty without realizing it and no one was the wiser.
The first thrift store was opened in London during the middleeighteen-hundreds. The Salvation Army went around collecting donated goods from the working classes and then selling themto the poor for a fraction of the cost....
Staying Professionally Chic In The Heat
Whether you live in a warm climate year round or you are just trying to survive summer's heat till autumn's cool arrive the following quick and easy professional style tips will keep you cool and have you looking professionally chic in any heat.
Select fabrics that are natural / man-made blends that consist of at least 51% natural fiber, such has a 55% cotton 45% polyester blend. This will give you the coolness of a natural fabric without the wrinkles. Choose jackets with ѕ sleeves. They are cooler than full sleeves and more professional looking than short sleeves....
Fashionable Clothing That You Choose
Clothing encompasses a wide range of apparel. From big and tall men's clothing to women's clothing. How we dress ourselves and what we wear tells the people around us a lot about who we are. Clothing has always been subject to change based on the dictates of fashion and whims. Some things however, about clothing don't change. Quality. Quality clothing will always be in demand. Durability. Durable men's and women's clothing are always popular.
Clothing not only covers our bodies, it also allows us to enhance our appearance....
The Mindful Shopper: Learning From Your Trendy Mistakes
Are you a fashion trend-watcher?
Do you spend a lot of time flipping through magazines and analyzing the wardrobe choices of others? Do you buy trendy items only to despise them-and yourself-later?
Trend-watching-and, more precisely, observing our trend-watching-gives us tremendous opportunities to create awareness of the traits we hope we have but are not sure we do. In fact, being frustrated, embarrassed, or depressed that we have succumbed to a trend is a perfect chance to discover what we value most....
Rhinestones Have A Glittering Past
Rhinestones have a glittering past. Originally rhinestones where referred to Czechoslovakian or Bohemian glass dating as far back as the 13th century in Bohemia and the Czech Republic. Both have a history steeped in beautiful hand blown glass as well as molded and cut glass.
By 1918 glass was no longer limited to functional items. Czechoslovakian glass began to make its appearance in dazzling and brilliant jewelry. This Czech glass became known as rhinestones.
Rhinestones were manmade gems from highly refined glass....
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