The early 1900s continued the elegant silhouette of the 1890s. Collars were stiff and tall, and blouses were lacy and frilly and often paired with a separate skirt. The hair was inspired by full Gibson Girl hairstyles and it was fitted underneath a wide-brimmed hat. The S bend corset was popular among women, the S… Continue reading The Elegant Fashions of 1900-1909
All of our perceptions of the world are illusions, they are entirely unique to us. What we see may be completely different from what another person sees. This means that everyone has a very individualised view of the world. However, the brains of human beings are programmed to see patterns in everything. This means that… Continue reading Essential Style Tips for a Slimming Effect
Over the next few weeks, I will be giving tips on the best ways to wear certain prints. To start with here is a poll to discover the best-loved clothing prints.
Audrey Hepburn Paris is always a good idea. For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone. The beauty of a woman must be seen from in her eyes, because that is the doorway to… Continue reading Great quotes about style from Old Hollywood Stars
Think back to ten years ago, the year was 2008, 'Low' was the most popular song, 'The Dark Knight' was the most popular film and Boho Chic and mini skirts were what was fashionable. Lady Gaga, Blake Lively and Mischa Barton were some of the years biggest fashion icons and the Y2K fashions that were… Continue reading Where will Fashion be 10 years from now?
"Elegance isn't solely defined by what you wear. It's how you carry yourself, how you speak, what you read." - Carolina Herrera "True elegance for me is the manifestation of an independent mind." - Isabella Rossellini "I love unique things that not everyone has. I believe its all about how you wear an outfit, not… Continue reading 20 Insightful quotes about Elegance
Most fashion enthusiasts would agree that the 70s, 80s, 90s and the early 00s had some of the weirdest fashion trends in history. The 70s were kind of ugly with strange silhouettes and an abundance of yellow and brown. The 80s were extravagant and unnecessarily bright and crazy. The 90s were a boring decade of… Continue reading Why the 70s, 80s, and 90s seem like the worst fashion decades.