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Carmen Negoita / Personal Style (Page 13)
6 Jun


This summer, a certain style of skirt has grabbed my attention - the maxi.    Equal parts laid-back and feminine, the maxi is easy to wear on the weekend with a wrist full of bangles or the morning school/coffee run with strappy (but appropriately and sensibly flat) sandals.    No matter what you do with it, a fitted pencil skirt will make you look the business nine-to-five but pulling on a relaxed, floor-sweeping skirt: pays off in the fashion appeal, comfort and versatility stakes. When you choose to wear maxi skirts, it's important to remember four things. Let's find out! 1. Consider your height I’ll let you in on a short girl’s secret: too-long hemlines will only make you look shorter. Maxi skirts should just graze the...
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24 May


Clothing may make up the majority of an outfit, but accessories are more significant than you may think. You might find yourself spending just as much time shopping for accessories as you do for clothes - and rightfully so. As Giorgio Armani once said,  "Accessories are important and becoming more and more important every day".   Accessories and clothing have equal significance in an outfit, working together to create an ensemble that expresses your style and who you are. Just like clothing, certain accessories are appropriate for certain occasions. Essentially, you can bring a staple piece of clothing from one occasion to another by simply focusing on accessories. For example, let's take a really basic outfit: a white button up shirt and a pair of fitted, straight...
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21 May

High Top Sneakers

I'm all for athletic-inspired shoes and clothing, but the recent trend of high-top sneakers seems made just for models' bodies-at least at first glance. You actually don't have to have mile-long legs to wear them and they can be styled in a sophisticated way, you just need a little guidance.    Flat high-tops-whether they're classic dunks or a fashion-world iteration in gray denim, tie-dye canvas, or colorful leather, should be treated like oxfords. That means pairing the shoes with baggy, cropped trousers (a print or solid, it's up to you), a tailored jacket (like a blazer or peplum style), sleek jewelry, and a minimalist bag. If you prefer a look that's a bit more street, wear those flat high-tops with skinny jeans...
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16 May


ADD INTEREST WITH GRAPHIC TEES Want a pop of eye-catching interest to your outfit? Just try graphic t -shirts! They're fun and great for creating a laidback fashion statement.   Graphic t-shirts definitely give you a youthful and fun look. They're also known as statement pieces that draw attention to your outfit, which inevitably makes the by-passer take a quick judgement of who you are, based on the print you are wearing. So wear it only when you're feeling extra frisky and confident.   GRAPHIC TEES ARE TIMELESS Retro tees will never go out of style. As long as there is strong pop culture presence then they will continue in the fashion scene. Graphic t-shirts are also indispensable comfort clothes when you want to stay in...
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8 May


  The embodiment of youth in the 1960s, the hippie subculture proved to be one of the most influential and proactive groups in American history, culminating at Woodstock. Their wave of protest and fresh ideas has become a standard for youth al over the world.  Today, the hippie style dominate the fashion world and it is worn in every summer. Looking like a hippie isn't really all that hard. In case if you have some problems, try the following suggestions.    TRY TO WEAR USED CLOTHES. Shop at flea markets, and, whenever possible, vintage fairs. The whole point of hippie fashion was to stop buying what big corporations were selling in favor of used clothing that was purchased locally. Many hippies are into sewing and other handcrafts;...
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12 Apr

Très chic!

Looking stylish does not mean that you have to follow what others wear and how they look. A stylish look means originality and individuality. It is all about choosing the right clothes that match your personality and express your own style. Make a statement and feel well in your clothes by learning how to look chic every day and by opting for those clothes that flatter your silhouette and enhance your assets.     When you are in trouble finding the right outfit and accessories that suit you, you probably need some guidance. Today I prepared some great tips that might be useful for you to create your own personal style. Here are some tips to create your own style and to make a...
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2 Apr

Aztec invasion!

Fashion has dropped back a few centuries for the Aztec trend. The beauty of Aztec prints is that they are adaptable and flexible. They come in gorgeous shades that appeal to the Indian sensibility and recent western fascination with colours that pop. Prints are all about strong shapes, fabrics filled with triangles and circles, black outlines and lots of strong colours.  Knitwear Mango / Pants River Island / Top H&M / Hat Ralph Lauren / Necklace Zara / Bag Gucci / Sandals Pierre Hardy / Earings Vintage. LOCATION / LUNA CAFE & BISTRO ...
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22 Feb


No stress, no sickness, no problems, no due dates, no rushing. This is what my life has been consisting of at the moment. I just want to faff - to waste time on an unproductive activity. To lie down on the grass, look up at the trees, see clouds rolling by, watch sunsets, gaze at stars. To take a break. The italian clearly know how to enjoy life and relax. Yes, they do! Hat Ralph Lauren / Jacket Massimo Dutti / Blouse H&M / Pants Zara / Shoulder Bag Zadig & Voltaire / Bag Marc Jacobs / Boots Fendi / Sunglasses Vintage / Earings Vintage ...
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