One thing that we all have to admit is that men’s fashion is going through some changes. While there are people that are rather uncomfortable with this change, there are those that welcome the change because it has been the same for too long while women get to go through all of the different phases of fashion. One of the recent changes in men’s fashion is the new rompers. This is being picked up by men from all walks of life. Even some of the politicians like Ted Cruz is picking up on these items. While men’s rompers have been making a lot of headlines, it is important to know that these are not the only example of change. Also, this is not the only era that has seen men’s fashion getting a little wild.
Among other changes and phases that men’s wear have gone through are different lengths of t-shirts. For instance, there was a time when it was common for men to wear shirts that went down above the abs leaving a mid-riff which is common among women’s clothing. However, these seem to be long gone, but they might make a comeback the way men’s fashion is going.
Another example of variety in men’s fashion are the necklines in shirts. While there are the common crew neck and v-neck lines, there are also many other necklines in menswear. There are deep v-necks, scoop necks, boat necks and in some cases, square necks and asymmetrical necklines. A lot of them are hard to find, but when one finds the right store, they will come across tons of variety. This may be a beginning to a new fun era in men’s fashion which allows for a much stronger sense of masculinity.
Women have tons of different options such as pants, skirts, shirts, dresses, halter necks, and plenty of other options. Men have the suit and tie or the t-shirt and jeans. They are also limited in the colors they could wear. While there are plenty of other options for men, they can’t wear them without at least risking a second look. However, there is a new form of fashion that is being pushed. It is called the men’s rompers. They have been making a lot of waves in fashion. Many people have different views on them. However, a lot of people who have been observing men’s fashion over the past few decades may agree that it may be time for a slight adjustment in what is available.
For most people, men’s fashion is mostly boring. For one thing, men have not been known to be the more fashionable group. Part of the reason was that there have been limited options for men. It seemed that the only way to dress well is to wear the suit and tie. Being bold and risky meant wearing the same style in a different color. Fortunately, there are some stores that have been making efforts to bring about change in the men’s fashion industry. Fast fashion chain H&M is one of the companies that have been bringing out different forms of clothing for men.
With men’s rompers, it can be expected that men are going to be seen running around in those for the summer. On social media, it seems that a lot of women are actually welcoming this change. Typically, when men’s fashion attempts to bring something different, it is often met with backlash from people who seem hell bent on confining masculinity so tight that it winds up suffocating.
Stop The reality TV presses!
The Kardashian and Jenner girls are re-styling, from head to toe. That’s right; the famous television ladies are looking for new stylists because their longtime pro Monica Rose is moving on. Rose has become super busy these days, especially with choosing glam looks for Gigi Hadid, Chanel Iman, Kaia Gerber and Chrissy Teigen and other a-list stars.
That’s alright with the K and J sisters because they are looking for new fashion looks after a decade with Rose as their main fashionista queen. The sisters will not hire one stylist, but the girls will choose their own and go from there. Rose first met the famous K-family from Kalabasas when she styled with Kim for a 2007 Complex cover shoot. Then Rose began styling the family of sisters.
No word yet from Kim or Kylie and the others, but Monica Rose is talking and keeping it general, saying she has been “blessed” to be working with amazing girls. Rose was responsible for the sexy, peek-a-boo looks, sequin minis and tons of chokers in the past that have made the Kardashians and Jenners part of the head-turning fashion set.
Khloe last worked with the L.A. stylist in March and is now collaborating with sister Kourtney’s stylist Dani Michelle. Meantime, Kendall has been linked with Marni Senofonte, who styled Beyonce for her Lemonade visual album.
Kim Kardashian West has been changing things up in major ways lately. First, her hair is fashion forward, which now includes a sleek lob. It will be interesting to see what Kim wears on the red carpet for the MET Gala. The 2017 theme for the huge fashion party at NYC’s Metropolitan Museum is in celebration of Japanese avant-garde designer Rei Kawakubo.
Maybe it’s a turn toward Kardashian modesty?
No matter what body shapes you have, you can look excellent in all kinds of clothing. There are tons of body types, and we will go over these types first before talking about how each of them can look great in different clothing types.
First, there’s the pear-shaped body. Those who have pear-shaped bodies tend to have larger hips and smaller waists and shoulders. The hips and butt will be larger, so this means that you should accentuate your smaller waist and thinner shoulders. This can be done perfectly with A-line skirts and dresses.
There is also a body shape called the apple body shape. This is for people who tend to carry most their weight around the middle. They may have a small butt and small shoulders along with a small chest. Some people who have the apple shape will have a large chest. If you have a small chest, you’ll want to create the illusion of having a larger chest with low-cut tops. Cleavage won’t be a problem for you.
If you have a large chest, don’t wear crewneck tops or turtlenecks, but also don’t wear tops that are too low. This will make your cleavage stick out too much. Just like the other type of apple shape with the small chest, you’ll want to accentuate your waist and create the illusion of a small waist.
Finally, there are stick thin shapes. If you have a stick thin shape, you may struggle with looking curvy. For this reason, don’t choose fabrics and clothing that hugs your body. Instead, you’ll want to create the illusion of curves by wearing clothing items that have more flow to them. By doing all of these things and matching your body shape to specific types of clothing, you look great in any outfit.
If you have clothing items that you hope to keep for a long time, you naturally want to take good care of them. But many people are inadvertently ruining their clothing items in several different ways.
First, many people dry clean clothes too often. Dry cleaning is absolutely necessary for certain materials and some types of delicate clothing. But if you get your dry-clean-only clothing dry cleaned more than necessary, you could be wearing down the fabric and causing premature decay of your clothes.
Next, some people aren’t dry cleaning their clothes enough! In other words, they aren’t washing clothes that should be going to the dry cleaners in their washing machines at home or at the Laundromat. When a clothing item says that it is dry clean only, you need to follow this guidance. It’s there for a good reason, and washing your clothes at home can be detrimental to the overall structure of those items. Furthermore, you shouldn’t even be washing dry-clean-only clothing at home on the delicate cycle. Again, professional dry cleaning is absolutely necessary for specific types of materials.
Lastly, many people use iron settings that are too hot. This can ruin thin and delicate material that may melt or become misshapen when strong heat is applied. Always keep your iron on a low setting at first. If you need to turn the iron up to a higher setting in order to get out wrinkles and creases, you can do so, but don’t start on the absolute highest setting possible.
Make sure to heed all of the warnings tags on in the inside of your clothing. By doing these things, you will keep your nice clothing looking good for as long as possible so that you don’t have to go shopping for new clothes every single season!
With spring around the corner, it’s time to start shopping for new and fun styles. Here are the top accessories that you’ll definitely want to have in your closet this spring.
You probably don’t see platform shoes too much during the winter, but as soon as the warmer months arrive, it’s time to get out these trendsetters. Platform shoes can give you some height, and they can even also help with your posture. Plus, they’re much more comfortable than regular high heels.
- A big floppy hat
With the sun out, it’s time to protect your eyes and the delicate skin on your face, neck and chest. This means getting a great floppy hat to wear on long walks or to the beach.
- A cute umbrella
Spring means rain, so this naturally tells you that you’ll need to get a super cute umbrella for your handbag or book bag! Consider getting one that is clear for better visibility and so that people can still see you and your cute face.
- Rain boots
With rain coming down, an umbrella is absolutely necessary, but drain should also be in your closet! Rain boots are cute no matter what brand they are, but yellow boots beat all the others in terms of classic style.
- A comfy cardigan
Every girl should have a comfortable chunky cardigan to wear when it’s chilly outside but not too cold. Look for one in the neutral color like beige, brown or black.
You can find all of these styles and more online or at your local mall. The new season usually brings about a lot of coupons and sales as well, so make sure to embrace these as you shop. Numerous stores are also trying to get rid of their winter inventory, so you can find some great styles for next year’s winter right now too. Let’s go shopping!
Tommy Hilfiger is legendary throughout the fashion world for his preppy, even luxurious fashions. We can now get a better glimpse into his artistic mind by seeing how he designed one of the places where he lived.
According to the Los Angeles Times, fashion icon Tommy Hilfiger’s home has recently placed his home for sale and listed online for all to see, and it is incredible.
The Golden Beach, Florida mansion carries a $29 million price tag and it is not hard to see why. His home is a piece of art itself. The 14,000 square foot mansion sits right on the oceanfront with around 100 feet of beach.
As if having your own ocean view is not enough, the outside is complete with an infinity pool overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.
Moving inside, the interior is devoted to pop art. Every room filled with pop art and bright colors, and crazy furniture. The mansion itself is a work of art. After purchasing the house in 2007, Hilfiger and his wife hired world famous interior designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard to give the exterior and interior of the house a major facelift.
How fabulous does the inside look?
It features bathrooms with scratch and sniff wallpaper, a built in bar with disco ball hanging overhead, plenty of Mickie Mouse memorabilia, a gym, and a movie theater just to name a few amenities.
Tommy Hilfiger sold his iconic brand six years ago for the hefty sum of $1.6 billion and has cut down the time he spends working on fashion. With homes like these, it is easy to see why.
Some might call it “olive drab,” but the military look is hot at the moment and carrying along through Spring/Summer 2017. Even the First Lady is inspired as Melania Trump slipped into her favorite soldier green to greet the President of Argentina and his fashionable wife.
Mrs. Trump made an entrance in a skirt suit by designer Joseph Altuzarra, a top New York label. The army green ensemble featured a belted blazer and matching skirt with python print piping that just hit below the knee. Both the blazer and skirt displayed large flap utility pockets in a strong look for the First Lady. She completed the outfit with a pair of knock-out pointed snake print stilettos.
Mrs. Trump wowed President Mauricio Macri and his spouse Julianna Awada.
Military style has always been a favorite, and some seasons it explodes on to the fashion runway. VersusVersace is into the olive drab and designed their collection mainly for the Millennials.
Versace’s military “inspo” was captured in glamorous jackets, coats, trousers, dresses, boots and tops with a focus on power and sensuality. Cool details like strong shoulders, zippers, pockets and belts give the army green an extra dose of modern appeal.
Fans of Melania Trump’s sophisticated style can copy her look but will have to shell out a pricey sum for the Joseph Altuzarra skirt suit. According to the label, the jacket/blazer sells for $2,995 and the skirt for $1,075.
To get a closer look at the blazer, the piece is selling here at NeimanMarcus and still available in U.S. sizes 4, 6, 8, 10 and 12.
Former First Lady Michelle Obama was applauded for often wearing design labels from the United States during President Obama’s time in office. Both first ladies are fans of Joseph Altuzarra.
Long ago, women absolutely had to know how to sew. It was part of their duties to help keep up the home. They sewed clothes for themselves, their spouses and their children, and they may have even sewed clothes for others. They were also in charge of mending clothes because any clothing item was difficult and expensive to make. If you got a rip in one of your pairs of pants or a button came off of a suit coat, you didn’t just throw it away. You fixed it.
Today, things are different. With the advent of the Industrial Revolution, people stopped taking such good care of their clothing. That’s because they were able to buy whatever they needed fully made, and when it got ruined over time, they could throw it away or give it away.
The way that things used to be is actually a lot better than the way things are now. With that being said, it’s a wonderful gift that we no longer have to sew all of our clothing by hand, and we can spend our time doing more important things. But it’s also good to value the items that you have, and this means knowing a little bit about sewing.
Every girl should know how to hem a pair of pants or a skirt. In addition, she should know how to sew on a button or fix a button. And she should also know how to fix a rip or a hole in a piece of clothing.
If you don’t know how to do one, two or any of these things, that’s okay because you can learn. There are numerous tutorials online, and you can watch videos to see someone actually doing the mending so that you can learn how to do it yourself as well.
Spring is here, and that means that the sun is going to be out more often than usual. In some parts of the world, this also means that things are going to get hot, and it’s going to happen fast. If you live in a place like this, you’ll want to be well-prepared with your spring wardrobe. Here are some tips for keeping cool this spring while also looking super stylish.
First, make sure that you are choosing clothing items that are made of breathable, lightweight fabrics. Cotton, linen and bamboo are all great choices.
Next, you’ll naturally want to break out some smaller clothing. What we mean by this is that you should stop wearing jeans, tall boots and long skirts. It’s no time for all that! Shorts, capris and shorter skirts are now on the menu! And don’t forget to find these items in lightweight fabrics as discussed above.
Of course, with the sun out and the temperatures getting warmer, you will want to start showing some skin up top as well. This means tube tops and tank tops for girls. Short sleeves are suitable for men.
One other tip to keep in mind for spring is to start wearing sandals. You may think that you should wait to start wearing sandals during the full-blown months of summer, but why not start now? As stated, there are numerous places in the United States and around the world where spring can get pretty hot, so it’s a good idea to just bust out your sandals now. Just make sure that they are comfortable and won’t leave you with blisters as many sandals have been known to do.
Follow all of these tips and tricks to make your spring style super cute and comfortable. There’s no reason to be sweating through the beautiful spring months.