June 9th, 2013
If you're a plus size woman, showoff your fabulous curves in summer outfits designed for real women. Check out these sassy summer outfit choices perfect for accentuating your curves.
A maxi dress is one of the best summer outfit choices for a plus size woman because it will hug her curves in all the right places. Whether you need a maxi dress for a casual or fancy event, you can dress it up or down by changing your shoes from flats to heels.
Choose a basic tee with short sleeves and a scoop neck. Try to stay away from cap sleeves because it will cut your arm off at the largest point. A scoop neckline is a flattering style for a woman who has a large bust.
Women with fabulous curves can wear shorts. Choose a pair of shorts that hits no more than three inches above the knee. Also, select shorts that are made from a sturdy fabric for the most flattering fit.
March 29th, 2013
Summer time is all about freedom. It's about a vacation by the shore, a backyard barbeque on a balmy evening, or a night on the Ferris wheel. You want something to wear that sets you free to truly live in the moment.
Summer is for letting your hair down and enjoying life a little bit, so you want something fun to wear. Maxis come in an incredible array of colors and patterns; from stripes to tie-dye to floral prints, there is bound to be one that whispers your name.
A balmy breeze blows over your tanned skin.Confused? Here
's a little help . You want something with less coverage in the hot air, but you don't relish the thought of living in your bathing suit. A maxi dress gets you out of boring cotton tank tops without baring too much skin, and the flowing skirt murmurs femininity and class.
The empire waistline of most maxi dresses is universally flattering to all female shapes. Broad hips are camouflaged, and short legs are elongated by the magic of a high waist.
A one piece outfit that has endless possibilities sounds like a girl's best friend. Could a maxi dress be your perfect summer outfit?
November 13th, 2012
When it gets cold the smart thing to do is bundle up. During the winter months I usually do two things: 1) review energy saving tips with sites like ShopElectricityRatesTexas and 2) look for some heavier clothing. Layers can really save the day in this particular scenario, but that doesn't mean you have to cover everything up or completely hide that body from the rest of the world. All it takes is the right shoes, the right jacket and the right boots and you will be able to keep warm and strut your style out there on the streets. Get A Coat With Some Insulation - There are plenty of coats out there on the market that have insulation on the inside which is perfect for containing the natural heat your body produces. As far as color, stick to neutral colors like white or gray to match up with the season and also the environment. Black leather boots with comfortable heels - Heels are perfect for slippery and snowy surfaces alike. These can also go good with almost any outfit allowing for both fashionable versatility and efficient navigation for some of the more unsettling winter terrains. Don't forget the scarf - A big wool one, too, not just some skinny, barely effective strip of fabric with frills. Let's be honest, folks, scarves are cute and scarves are warm. It might be hard to find a wool scarf on the market today but you can probably narrow the search online. And those are just a few ideas. Just remember, you can keep warm and look good doing it.
November 17th, 2011
During the warm months, the perfect summer outfit is easy to put together with just a few simple fashion items.
5 Must Haves for the Perfect Summer Oufit are:
-Cool summer dress. It can be a monotone or print, long or short. A long, cotton tank dress will keep you cool and comfortable. Short sundresses are ideal, too. Summer dresses can be worn casually or they can be dressed up.
-Neutral-colored sandals. They can have a heel or be flat, and they should coordinate other items in your wardrobe. A pedicure is also a good idea when wearing strappy summer sandals.
-Hip pair of sunglasses. Aviator sunglasses work well and create a trendy look. For a classic look, choose sunglasses that are a neutral color such as black. Plastic frames are inexpensive and can be a great addition to your outfit.
-Cool pair of earrings. Hot summer weather is excellent for wearing your hear up and showing off a great pair of earrings. Dainty, dangly earrings are perfect with an upswept hairstyle. Small, simple studs and hoops also compliment a ponytail.
-Sophisticated handbag. Splurge a little on this important piece of your perfect summer outfit. A neutral color is best.
November 15th, 2011
Let's face it, we all dread bathing suit shopping. Unless, of course, you're Adriana Lima. But, the important thing is to know that you're not alone. Even more important to know, there are things that you can do to make sure you pick the best bikini for your body type.
First, figure out where your weak points and strong points are. If you've got a beautifully sculpted chest but some cottage cheese around the legs, make sure you flaunt the upper body and cover the lower body. There are plenty of beautiful bathing suits that have cute little skirts attached to them, which give you a fun and flirty look. If you're not comfortable in a skirt type bathing suit or you're aiming towards a more athletic look, try boy short bottoms.
If you have large breasts, make sure you pick a bikini top that has full coverage. If you are proud of your lean and muscular legs, be daring and try a small bottom.
As much as we may hate doing it, sometimes finding the perfect bikini for your body involves trying on everything. Go to the store and pick out as many different styles as you can find and try them all on until you find one that you feel most comfortable in.
November 14th, 2011
Every woman needs a great summer wardrobe that will help her to look her best. Summer fun is not complete without having the right summer essentials. New hot items are constantly being introduced to the market place. Getting a complete makeover for the summer weather is not a bad idea. Make sure that at least some of these items are enclosed in your list of summer essentials 'must have's '.
Sunglasses - protecting one's eyes from the sun is very important. Besides sunglasses can be stylish and fashionable and there are so many designs to choose from.
Bikini / bathing suit - enjoying the beach is most of the summer fun and so is having the perfect bikini or bathing suit.
Wide brim hat - no summer wardrobe can be complete without a cool summer hat. Keep the sun from damaging the hair and the eyes at the same time.
Slides or sandals - no summer attire is complete with the proper shoes. Walking on the sand without a nice pair of sandals or a cool pair of slides is unheard of.
Cotton sundresses - dressing for the hot summer weather can be fun and exciting. Cotton sundresses are cool, lightweight and appealing.
November 13th, 2011
A new season is a great time to update your wardrobe, and summer may be the most fun season to dress for. After all, summer usually involves lots of fun activities and events -- pool parties, outdoor dinners, picnics, beach visits and more. Take advantage of the warmer weather to come by shopping for cool, floaty fabrics and sleeveless styles. And don't forget accessories!
Right now, floaty, fluttery, super-feminine dresses are pretty and right on trend. To update for summer, look for cap-sleeved or sleeveless styles in shorter lengths -- knee-length or above -- and cool, natural fabrics like linen, cotton or silk. Or, go in the opposite direction and try one of the ultra-popular maxi dresses that keep you covered but cool.
Adapt the chic leggings-and-tunic look for summer by swapping out cold-weather long-sleeved tunics for sleeveless shells in lightweight fabrics, and pair the outfit with sandals instead of boots or ballet flats. And don't forget to update your swimwear wardrobe with an always-chic bikini or cutaway one-piece.
Summer accessories are key. Those dark shoes and boots, heavy handbags and knit scarves look too wintry for the warmer seasons; update with sandals, straw handbags or totes and gauzy scarves.
November 10th, 2011
As a general rule of thumb in fashion, black is a versatile color that can be worn by anyone and with anything. You won't find a wardrobe complete without that basic black anchor that can be used to bring any outfit together. Many of us have been taught that when in doubt buy the black.
What about black as a seasonal rule. Has anyone ever clarified the use of dark colors during the bright seasonal days. We have all been warned about dark colors (black in particular) draws in the heat, but what about that fashion rule of black goes with anything and how is it possible to dress comfortable without always looking like a spring flower everyday.
Here's the rules on black for summer. Wear it. Enjoy it. Dress as you would at any other time, but in smaller doses. A black shirt with those cute khaki shorts would be adorable; but the shirt should be an airy, thin fabric. For hot summer days one should pick black clothing that wont set them up for heat stroke. Select chiffon, or eyelet lace, avoid high collars and long sleeves.
Even better for a fashionable look that will still keep one chilled, is to wear the lighter colors like a white shirt, cut off jean shorts and a black chiffon scarf tied in the front. The black weighs the outfit down adding the flare to keep one in character without attracting the unwanted heat.
So to clarify the rules of wearing black in the summer: do it. Wear black as an accessory, or wear lighter weight fabrics. How ever you decide to hang onto the comfort of the go with everything versatile wardrobe piece, just remember that for summer it's still a great piece as long as it's not bulky, heavy, and a heat stroke magnet. And last but not least don't forget those ever popular black sunglasses to complete that ever so hip summer look.