The early fifties saw the introduction of more ladies into the workplace, and the styles that were created for day to day wear included suits with a tailored look, skirts that hugged waistlines, and blouses that were worn discreetly under tailored jackets that were pulled in at the waist to give a flattering and glamorous look that accentuated shape and style.
The hourglass figure became the ideal as stylised by actresses like Marilyn Monroe, or took on the Audrey Hepburn demure and sophistication. Gone were the financial restraints of the war torn world, and the availability of materials was widened, meaning that the beginnings of mass production of affordable fashion was guaranteed to be a success.
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A shopping center, shopping mall, shopping precinct, shopping arcade or simply mall is defined as one or more buildings that form a complex of shops that represent merchandisers, having interconnecting walkways that enable visitors to walk easily between different units, along with a parking area. Therefore it can be simply defined as an indoor modern version of a traditional marketplace.
The term “shopping center” is mostly used in Europe, South America and Australia. In Hong Kong the frequently used term is the same, but might also contain words like “plaza”. However, in North America and the Philippines, the common term used is “shopping mall”. There are places where other terms are used to basically describe the same thing, such as … Read the rest
All the controversy surrounding this endearing animal has resulted in a sudden boom in panda-styled fashions and accessories. We think that the best reasoning for this is that many people, who are unable to get involved in charitable or scientific developments to help the panda bear, still want to show their support and appreciation for the panda bear, even if in an indirect way.
Wearing a panda hat is one of many great ways to help project the image of the panda and to show how much you care about their plight. After all, the first place most people notice is your head and what you are wearing on it. Panda hats are simply adorable, but price and functionality is … Read the rest
Typified by the island’s bustling capital Palma which boasts of a rich assortment of shopping venues, Majorca offers shopaholics a chance to indulge in their passion. Be it trendy designer wear to local products which range from leather to pearls and footwear to ceramics, this vibrant island has it all and die-hard and casual shoppers alike will find themselves surrounded by countless shopping opportunities enough to tempt even the most budget conscious visitor.
Home to laidback coastal settings, stunning natural scenery and varied Majorca hotels, this scenic island also has a host of local markets which are ideal for bargain hunters looking for that one of a kind item which will make their collection complete. These markets vary from … Read the rest
The most dominant fashion trend in the 1930’s in North America till the conclusion of World War II was mostly dealing with the shoulder. From banjo sleeves to butterfly sleeves and overstated shoulder pads these became extremely popular by the 1940’s. This period also witnessed the extensive application and utilization of manmade threads that included rayon and synthetic. The 1930s suit was more flexible and softer in construction than suits of previous times.
The main feature of the 1930s men suit was the extra fabric at the shoulder. Whether it was a light padding or fuller sleeves the cut of the suit was sure to enhance your look. This new style of suit was adopted by celebrities too very enthusiastically. … Read the rest
To buy on the internet is the latest tool and the consumer is the real winner in it all. Searching online for discount is easy if you know where to look. For example, one of the most popular places for shopping specials is a comparison shopping search engine. Discount shopping is buying things below normal retail price. This means buying things at or below wholesale price.
Online discount shopping has come of age. Buyers all over the World have learned to take advantage of the convenience and savings of shopping for designer clothes, jewelry, watches and women’s shoes online. Online stores are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
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Gone are the days when an evening dress had just one particular style. Today you can find a huge collection of evening dresses not just in a variety of colors but also in a variety of fabrics and styles. Different styles give an evening wear a different look thus giving your beauty and personality a unique touch. But this can happen only if you choose the right style of dress. Out of the collection of halter neck, strapless, backless, one-shoulder evening dresses, long, short as well as knee length evening dresses, choose the one that suits you best.
A halter neck style evening dress can be worn if you want to flaunt your neckline. The halter neck style tends to … Read the rest
Men don’t like the idea of looking for their own clothes but perhaps this happens because they often find themselves being clueless about their shopping. Here are some things that will help you shop better so you can find better items.
- Invest in a suit. Yes its true – suits are certainly something that makes an alluring positive impression on other people as long as they are the right type of suits. If you don’t have suits already, you should take the plunge by buying a well fitted and tailored black suit. Razor sharp suits that cut a good silhouette will make a huge difference to your appearance.
- Most men feel hurried and confused when they are shopping. The idea
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