Before diving into the details about these excellent products, it is a wise idea to first review the history and types of embroidery available to the consumer. It is this writer’s conviction that a working definition of what embroidery means is necessary. The best available definition for our purposes here is as follows: embroidery is the stitching of artistic designs in strands of thread and/or yarn on a fabric with the use of a needle. It may include such items as metal strips, beads, pearls, sequins, and quills. It is no surprise that very intricate and delicate embroidery designs are frequently performed manually by highly skills artisans. For such reasons, handmade embroidery is popular and quite coveted. However, it is … Read the rest
The Classic Collection
The Classics are really just that- they are classic, featuring Bearpaw’s most original, elegant styles and designs. Most of the boots in this collection are simplistic and plain in appearance, and many come in the classic colours for boots: black, chocolate, charcoal and brown.
Their interior is covered with soft sheepskin fur, and most have exteriors made of high-quality suede. The outsoles are made of durable rubber for long-lasting tread and secure footing.
Their styles make these the perfect boots for a casual, smart look with a stylish edge to it. Examples of the more popular names featured in this collection are the Bearpaw Emma, the Victorian, the Eva, and the Abigail.
The Knits Collection
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- Determine Your Body Type– While the double breasted suit looks best on men with medium to tall builds, it can be worn by any body type. However, in order for this type of suit to work well with other builds, it must be tailored to your torso. When the waistline of the jacket is brought in, your shoulders will be much more prominent. This technique, along with the overlapping lapels can reduce the appearance of your waistline.
- Count The Buttons– When the lapels cross high over your chest, with a smaller opening for the neck, you know you have a true double breasted suit. These suits are designed with buttons on each side of the jacket and one
I do not recommend Wedding Boutiques for shoes. These are specialist Wedding retailers and will stock a selection of shoes to compliment the Wedding dresses that they have in stock. If you purchase your shoes for the Happiest Day of your life from the same boutique that you have bought your dress from they will often not be sold as a matching set and will be overpriced. You could often find something comparable on the High Street or even available online but if you do opt to purchase online make sure you order from a retailer with a good returns policy and that you have adequate time for a different option if they are unsuitable or even worse never arrive.… Read the rest
Picking the Right Skinny Jeans
Skinny jeans can be flattering on any body size or shape. The trick is choosing jeans that fit. The jeans should hug your legs but not be so tight that they pinch or create unflattering bulges on your hips or thighs. Jeans that have plenty of stretch are a great pick, as they will move with you and won’t pinch. Dark colors such as deep blue or black are more flattering on most people than lighter washes.
Choosing the Ankle Boots
Pick ankle boots that are the same shade as your skinny jeans to make your legs look super long. For example, wear black boots with black jeans. When you tuck the jeans into the … Read the rest
A vintage clutch is a cute gift for a co-worker or friend who you go out with after work. Just attach a little tag that says “To friends, to fun, and to happy hour. Happy Holidays!”
Do you have plans with friends for New Year’s Eve? Get her an evening bag for Christmas with a note that says, “Looking forward to celebrating with you!”
Totes make a great gift for lots of people.
A friend who just had a baby and is looking for a stylish way to schlep around all that baby stuff. “To keep you looking stylish, (even when you have baby drool on your shoulder).”
A niece who is in school. “A stylish school bag probably won’t … Read the rest
Pajamas have come a long way since their modest beginning as a sleepwear. Many variations in pajamas have made them the fashionable garments. Lounging pajamas are one of the good examples of successful variations of traditional pajamas. These drawstring and loose pajamas are now coupled with a sleeveless or sleeved jacket (without cuffs) and are worn as a pair. Some of the world famous designers have also launched their line of trendy pajama designs.
Some of the most famous and commonly used pajama varieties are footed pajamas, funzees, beach pajamas, capri pajamas, hostess pajamas, etc.
Pajamas which are essentially designed for comfort are made up of materials such as soft cotton (flannel), warm wool, luxurious silk, satin and synthetic fibers … Read the rest
The design of Elastic Waist Pant is different from the traditional apparel. You can find that this type of product would help you a lot in bringing yourself convenience. The pants are designed with elastic waist because they can be taken off very easily. For people who have difficulties in controlling their excretion or egestion, this type of pant would help them a lot in going to the toilet quickly without making their pants dirty. Yes, this is one of the reasons why some of the patients would have to put on this type of product while they stay in the hospital. Even after they leave the hospital, they are still advised to take this type of pants for their … Read the rest
White shirt and black tie
If you want to appear totally classic, go for a white shirt and a black tie. This is traditionally a formal look, but you can make it look more or less casual depending on how you wear it. For example, an elegant pair of cufflinks and a sleek hairstyle can dress up a black suit and black tie, whereas some leather bracelets and a disheveled hairdo (think Johnny Depp) can make it appear more casual.
Blue shirt and blue patterned tie
This combination is perfect for when you want to wear your black suit, but don’t want it to appear too dramatic. A good example of this would be at a job interview. A light … Read the rest
Men will make passes at ladies who wear cat-eye glasses! Since their inception around the 1940s, these timeless eyeglass frames haven’t wavered! Their style may have evolved but, for the most part, cat-eye glasses have stayed a popular choice for fashionable women looking for a bit of an edge in their frames. The classic retro-style saw a bit upsurge in popularity in the early 2000s when all-things vintage and pin-up girl-related items became extremely fashionable! Thankfully, these frames have outlived other trends and continue to be a fashionably – and classical – choice for most women today.
You can’t go wrong with a simple pair of plastic rectangular eyeglasses. They’re the little black dress of eye glasses! These are a … Read the rest