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August 2019

Leather Corsets

Leather corsets come in various shapes and sizes just like a regular steel boned corset does. I only talk about steel boned corsets as that is the only type i recommend, i don’t ever recommend the cheper fashion corsets, as i am all about style and quality and not settling for less.

So you’ll have the over bust corset that sits over your bust and will have a front enclosure of either hook and eye or a zip. A zipped front enclosure is generally a little more expensive, as they harder to make, but look amazing on and far less fiddly.

Then you have the under bust style that sits under your bust, commonly worn over a top, a vest top or shirt. These too will either have a metal busk enclosure or zip. Zip enclosures look great on a leather corset, as it brings a little detail to the corset.

Unlike the steel boned corsets that are made of flock material or cotton materials, a leather corset can not be printed on, so are generally plainer, unless you find a seller that has embellished their corsets chains and studs, more money yes, but an exquisite kind of corset for the real leather lover and corset lovers out there. Hard to come by maybe as not many people spend that sort of money, but when you find a seller does nothing short of exquisite, then you are on to a winner.

Gone are the days when leather was only worn by gothics and biker women, now all types of women are stepping out in style in these corsets and lets face it, women have never looked so good. There is a lot available to women these days and lots of clothing that is designed to enhance our figures and shape us, a corset is one of those amazingly designed items of clothing that feels like a bit of magic when worn. I know that i personally feel amazing and confident when wearing a corset.

Tips on buying a leather corset: Ensure it is steel boned, if the price is too low then it is likely to be too good to be true and ensure the corset is fully lined and has a modesty panel built in, all must haves when buying a corset.

Dress Styles Will Make Look Thinner

Maxi Dresses

Maxi dresses are a popular choice in ladies clothes. These dresses are long and flowing. In most cases, they fit closely in the bust and then flow to the ankles or the floor. This style is flattering for any body type and skims over the hips, waist and thighs.

Empire Waist Dresses

Another great style that will help you look slimmer is an empire waist dress. This ladies wear style has a high waistline that is right below the bust and then the bottom half of the dress skims over the waist and hips. Since they create a youthful, beautiful shape, they look great on all body types. The empire waist dress looks especially good on women with pear or apple shapes.

Sundress

This dress looks wonderful during the summer and includes thin shoulder straps, a wide neckline and a medium length. For women who don’t have good waist definition, a belt can accent the waist area. Women with a pear figure can go with thicker fabrics that don’t cling to the thigh area.

Color Block Dresses

Color block dresses make it easy to look a few pounds lighter. Many dresses are designed to add definition to the waist, providing a dress that looks great on most women.

Cap Sleeve Dresses

Since cap sleeves go over the shoulders and upper arm, women who are a bit self-conscious about their arms or shoulders will love this dress. This style makes shoulders and arms look narrower and they can look great on women with any shape.

Choose a Hairdresser

Choosing a hairdresser is like choosing a pair of shoes. The main question that arises is the object’s destination, or purpose, if you will. What do you need it for? Last time I neglected to take this in consideration and I went to a recommended hairdresser salon I ended up being extremely sorry. The guy definitely knew his job, but the salon’s orientation was similar to the catwalk: presentation, show, and fashion statements. Horror statements if you ask me, but let them have it their way. So were I someone who walks the street screaming: “trendy, trendy!” that salon would be the obvious choice. But so it happens that I’m not. A wanted a hairstyle that’s comfortable to wear, looks socially acceptable and doesn’t need a lot of arranging in order to look nice. Translation: your granny’s mom would think it looks great. If you think that by telling that to the hairdresser you’re going to be fine, you’ve got another thing coming. The fact is most hairdressers cannot adjust. They have a certain style that they’ve worked hard to achieve and consider themselves artists. Try telling an artist how he should paint and you get the picture. And I’ve stumbled upon a hairdresser who knew ‘artsy coiffure’. Let alone the fact that I looked like Depeche Mode in their early years, that hairstyle needed a ton of gel and time to get it fixed each morning. And also a lot of care during the day so it doesn’t get destroyed. I fought a very hard battle and still lost in the end, even though it was my own money we were battling on.

So really, choose your hairdresser according to your style or needs. Go artsy if there’s a wedding to attend, but if you want a normal look that’s easy to take care of, choose wisely. I’ve found out that the normal simple ones are the hardest to find nowadays. Those are usually people that think outside the spotlights and understand the needs of the normal persons.

Don’t search online on major engines. Search engines will usually pop up front ‘their’ most relevant results, not yours, and small businesses in your area will be less likely to be listed where you have patience to look for them. Try a local ad business engine. You could ask around, but be wary of the respondent’s haircut. If he/she looks too off for your taste, say thanks and make sure to neglect their recommendation forever.

Go with a picture. Even the craziest hairdressers out there cannot neglect a picture. They can crawl around words pretending they didn’t understand, but they can’t pretend to go blind. Go and say “this is exactly what I want” and even though they’ll grind their teeth soundly, you should be fine.

Become a Widely Loved Fashion Blogger

  • Do Not Focus Solely on Earning Money: Like most of the other bloggers, fashion bloggers are also allowed to make money through proper marketing of their blogs. But, earning money should not be the sole purpose of the blog. A number of fashion blogs these days are interested in generating revenue through advertisements of different fashion brands. This makes it way too difficult to build a heart to heart connection with the readers.
  • Invite The Reader to Your Fashion World: People do not visit a fashion blog just to check out what clothes the bloggers are wearing. They want to have a complete fashionable experience by receiving knowledge about what they should wear and why. Moreover, the visitors would like to get into the complete runway fashion experience or would love to imagine themselves to be in the part of the world that a particular trend of fashion belongs to. This is the best way to gift the ordinary blog readers with a nice “almost” fashion show like experience without intimidating their taste for fashion. In fact, that is what most of them turn to a fashion blog for.
  • Engage The Readers with Excellent Write-ups: It is true that the nice and catchy photographs are prerequisite to bringing more traffic to your fashion blog. That does not mean you can forget keeping an eye on the quality of posts on your blog. Remarks interwoven with witty and intelligent fun keeps the readers hooked and makes most of them coming back, again and again. No matter how beautiful the images are and how much your knowledge and sense of fashion helps the visitors, you cannot expect them to wait for a few minutes before leaving, until the information in black and white does not seem to be enlightening and appealing enough.
  • Reach Out to Readers by Imparting Confidence: Fashion blogs are a tad different from the usual fashion magazines and the lifestyle channels on television. Writing for fashion blogs is beyond mere advising about what to wear and what not to. But, the readers love to see in the fashion blogs how ordinary people actually dress. Unlike, popular fashion magazines and TV channels, such blogs tell its target readers how to wear whatever they want to, confidently. Some widely popular fashion magazines cannot impart the same confidence that the wearer needs to carry along with the dress.
  • Do Not Suggest Buying Expensive Products: The dream of buying expensive clothes, accessories, bags and shoes from big fashion labels often pursue people to end up adding them to their stock. Still, a large number of people cannot afford such brands. Does that mean, those people cannot really reach out for what is called fashion in true sense? Fashion bloggers can bridge the gap by relying equally on low-budget products as they do on expensive brands.

Buying LED Clothing

Advertisers

One of the biggest groups of people who could benefit from purchasing LED clothing is advertisers or business owners. That is because these shirts truly stand out due to their bright flashing lights. Because they are customizable, it is possible to get your business logo on a shirt and then wear it, getting plenty of attention as you go. For advertisers, LED shirts are a great improvement on the classic t shirt with a logo. While the former will put a brand in people’s subconscious, the latter will get their attention in a way that they actually realize, making it well worth the investment.

Special Events

LED clothing is also incredibly useful for special events such as parties or carnivals hosted by a company. If there is large crowd and a need to distinguish the staff from the rest of the group, then these shirts can do the job incredibly easily. While most events will rely on brightly colored clothing, these flashing shirts do an even better job at attracting attention and making it clear who is working at the event and who is simply a guest.

Parties

Another large group of people who could enjoy LED shirts and other items of clothing include people attending parties or special celebrations. If, for example, you like going to clubs or bars, a flashing t shirt could be the perfect addition to your wardrobe. It can be a great tool for standing out from the crowd and attracting the opposite sex. These shirts are also great for special celebrations such as bachelorette or birthday parties. You can either get one for the guest of honor or one for every member of the group. When you choose to buy light up shirts for special celebrations, you are not only getting an amazing shirt, but a great keepsake as well that will give you something to remember the night by.

Accessorize With Jewel Tones

Add a pop of color with a bright colored accessory! If you are wary of placing a jewel tone next to your face, start low at the feet. A deep amethyst heel exudes royalty and looks beautiful against grey tweed slacks. A belt in a rich hue with a beautiful buckle or a pair of gloves in an intense shade can also brighten up a neutral palette without being too close to your face. A glimmering envelope clutch or sparkling minaudiere will hold your necessities and keep you looking stylish. If you are feeling particularly brave, a maroon cloche hat or newsboy cap is a bold finish to any outfit. Best part is, it can be removed if you feel self conscious about it.

Jewelry is the most obvious way to dress up an ensemble. Statement jewelry is in vogue, especially during the holidays. They are a dramatic way to focus attention to your face. It is best to keep your outfits simple if wearing big bold pieces. A dress in one neutral shade can be brought to life with a bib necklace made of bright stones. Just remember, if you choose to wear a statement piece, limit it to just one.

Makeup is another way to dramatize your look is through. Cosmetics come in every color in the spectrum, so you are sure to find the right combination and look for you. Use jewel colored eyeliners and mascaras combined with neutral shadows for a very subtle look. For more drama, pair an intense liner with a matching shadow blended from the lash line to the crease and finish with black mascara. Smoky eye makeup applied using a jewel tone in place of greys or browns is a very sexy look.

Remember, simplicity is the key to looking effortless. Choose one piece of clothing to be the focal point, such as a dress or pair of pants. You can accessorize with another jewel toned piece like jewelry, a scarf, hat or even a clutch purse. But keep it simple. This is especially important when wearing statement pieces. Do not wear too many at one time. Stay sleek and streamlined in your choices and it will work!

Using a Lip Brush

Apply less makeup

When you make the decision to apply your lip cosmetics using lip brushes you will end up using less of the lip-gloss or lipstick. The brush helps you to apply your cosmetic product lightly, evenly and smoothly without having to apply multiple layers. The brushes are specially designed to apply cosmetics on your lips with precision. This prevents you from getting the lipstick outside the lines of your lips.

Blend different makeup

Lip brushes are normally used to blend lipstick and lip liner on the lips. The technique of using the brush prevents the liner from appearing too defined and severe. Hence, it helps to give a more natural look to the lips. Many professionals understand blending makeup offers an effective way of making the makeup to look natural and soft, but not overdone.

Choice of use

Lip brushes can be used by dipping the brush in some lip-gloss or lipstick that has been squeezed on the makeup tray or the back of the hand. Alternatively, you can consider dipping the brush into the tube of lipstick or the lip-gloss tin. For health reasons, it is important to avoid sharing the brush with anyone else. Furthermore, it is advisable to have different brushes. One or two can be used for the lighter cosmetic colors and one or two for the darker colors. This will help to prevent unwanted mixing.

Competitive prices

Lip brushes are can be sold in packs with other makeup brushes or individually. When you choose to buy the brushes individually, its price is comparable to other makeup application brushes. When choosing you brush it is important to consider investing in a retractable brush unless you are sure your brushes will be kept safely.

Clean Leather Boots for Men

  • This should be a part of your routine whenever you need to clean any leather shoes. You need to first know the type of leather you are dealing with before getting a cleansing product for it. You can know this by just reading the tag or if you have the patience, put a little amount of cleaner on top of the leather and wait for it to sink in. If it does sink in then it’s unfinished and if it doesn’t then it’s finished leather.
  • Now that you have found out what type of leather boots for men you own, try to apply oil and polish them as often as possible. Boot oil fits unfinished leather more so just apply some by using old cloth. Use polish for finished footwear and apply some on the leather by using applicators. If you do not have an applicator, you can use an old piece of cloth. By polishing or oiling your boots, you prolong their lifespan and enhance their beauty.
  • Always try to remember that brushing off mud, dirt, dust and crusts should always be the first thing on your mind once you get home. Allowing these dusts and mud crusts to sit on your leather for a long period of time can actually damage it and shorten the lifespan of the leather. Carefully and gently scrape off every mud cake and use a soft brush to remove dirt and dust.
  • To remove stains from your leather boots for men, you may need soap solution by adding soap or liquid detergent in a dish of water and apply on your boot using a piece of cloth. Make sure to remove the soapy water and lather from the boots properly and completely. Don’t worry about the water as leather doesn’t get damaged easily by water. Just make sure to dry them properly, you can use dry wipes to dry them when you are done cleaning.

Wear Quilted Fabrics

Quilted jackets and coats are a fantastic way to wear this fabric. Leather jackets always look great with jeans, but pair them with a long skirt and boots and you have a romantic look with an edge. Fleece jackets and puffers are a more casual option, while a fur collared coat is a dressier choice. When the temperature drops significantly, a parka is a wise choice. The little sewn details does more than add style, but keeps you extra warm.

If you are still insistent on wearing skirts, even in the coldest of days, a quilted skirt will keep you insulated. Make sure to pair it over a thick pair of leggings to keep you from freezing. Even the thickest of skirts will not keep you warm if your legs are bare. Since the skirt is full, make sure the top you choose is a little more streamlined and formfitting.

Puffy boots are a favorite at ski resorts. Winter makes it difficult to put form over function, but the these types of boots seem to keep things in balance. They are perfect for the classic “snow bunny” look. Wear these over a pair of jeans, a pretty sweater and warm cloche hat.

Vests were made for layering, and as we know, layers are our best friends in winter. A vest can keep you warm all season. Start with jeans and a patterned sweater, add some warm boots and a slouchy beanie. Finish with a bright colored vest for a vibrant yet subtle sporty look. A fur collar adds elegance, but this is completely optional.

Quilted handbags are always in style. Leather, when sewn in this way, is extremely fashionable and classy. Though they may look heavy, they are actually lightweight. Try a tote for shopping or errands. A clutch wrapped in this fabric is especially cute and perfect for casual outings. Or try a chic handbag or satchel for a dressier look.

Wear Bright Colors In Fall

Pair brights with neutrals or dark shades. A hot pink sweater over camel colored jeans and brown boots is a pleasant surprise. Deep purple denim can be matched with a powder blue tank top underneath a black cardigan. If you can match vibrant jewel tones and pastels with richer colors successfully, it will make for an extremely sophisticated look.

Take those pastel shirts and summer tees and wear them underneath a slim pullover. A floral long sleeved button down shirt looks lovely when paired with a navy blue v-necked sweater. Let the collar, cuffs and bottom hang out of the sweater and wear brown corduroys to ground your look. Pick a bright color from that button shirt and carry a purse that matches. This ties the whole ensemble together very subtly and still keeps you season appropriate. Bright summer dresses belted over thick tights and a long sleeved knit top is a very cute look. Top with a newsboy cap and finish with a sparkling clutch for a pop of glam.

Still intimidated? Well styled accessories can be incorporated into autumn outfits to give them a new breath of life. Statement necklaces worn with knit sweaters can add some pizzazz to an otherwise boring outfit. Stacked rainbow bangles over a black long sleeved knit tee add a sharp and delightful contrast. A mustard yellow clutch bag worn with a chocolate brown scarf and beige jeans is especially striking. Or a deep maroon coat can really pop with a vibrant blue scarf. Your shoes and belt can also add a little bit of bold to otherwise plain outfits.