I’m sure you’ve heard and read that being stylish is not about money. In fact, many people believe that men and women with less money are often more creative as they are forced to mix cheaper garments and think very carefully before they buy something.
I am also of this opinion. When money is not a problem, it is all too easy to buy the complete set as the designer intended and just wear it as is, often resulting in a dull look that may be too matchy-matchy. In most cases, even designer outfits, bottoms and tops actually look much better when combined with garments from other (cheaper) designers. [click to continue…]
Over the last week some of the world’s best designers have shown their (haute) couture shows. Although these dresses are unaffordable for most, they still offer great inspiration and give us a glimpse of new colors and trends. Many of the world’s designers will be inspired by these dresses and cheaper versions will hit the stores throughout Spring and summer.
Here are my favorite dresses and suits for women over 40 from the 2012 couture shows in Paris. [click to continue…]
Interesting question from IFB and quite honestly, one I don’t have an easy answer for. Of course going to the Oscars would be a dream, but there may be another important occasion that you may want to choose a dress for. There are many things to consider when choosing your perfect dress for something like the Oscars:
- Do you want to stand out?…
- or do you want to play it safe?
- Do you want to be fashion forward?..
- or do you want a timeless dress?
- Do you want to be comfortable for the night?…
- or do you sacrifice your comfort to look absolutely stunning and sexy?
- Which dresses have you previously liked at lot?
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Some surprise pictures today from wonderful Siem Reap in Cambodia. Facebook fans and twitter followers may have picked up that I went away for a few days last week during the Chinese New year public holidays. Siem Reap in Cambodia had been on our list of places to see for quite a while and this short break seemed like a perfect opportunity. [click to continue…]