Gift ideas: gifts in red
19 Dec 2008
1. A candelabra is a perfect ornamental object for any home at any season of the year. They are specially placed on center tables in Christmas. “Nordic Light” is a candleholder with an original Nordic design in red color, with capacity for 7 candles.
Winter trends: military-cut winter jackets
11 Dec 2008
No doubt the military style is one of those trends that come and go with the seasons and it always returns with new features. In the past, celebrities have worn them too: Madonna in one of her music videos (American Life) or Demi Moore in the movie G.I. Jane.
X-BIONIC: clothing that protects you from overheating
9 Dec 2008
Marathon runners use up to 97% of their energy to maintain low temperatures in their bodies. Here is when the revolutionary system “FENNECTM Runningshirt” in, with its four thermo-control systems.
Tag Heuer: sport luxury watches
8 Dec 2008
This post is about Tag Heuer: a brand with a particular vision in the luxury watchmaking industry. It is a division of leading luxury goods company LVMH. It manufactures sport watches and chronographs, but this is not the only reason why the brand is so successful.
Halter necks for vintage wedding gowns
7 Dec 2008
Why not having a 50′s touch for our wedding dress? Nowadays, the fashion designers are recovering a style that was popular in the 1950s, but they add interesting and sophisticated features. One of those “recovered features” are halter necks, which were in fashion in the middle of the 20th century and now are back again.
A vest for every woman
3 Dec 2008
When autumn or winter arrives, cold weather is present and vests become popular again. Of course, we can see this feminine garment during almost every season, although the designs and fabrics are different for every season.
More winter coats
2 Dec 2008
It seems that dress uniforms for ordinary people are in fashion now. One example is military coats. As seen in the picture, these coats also follow the double row buttons trend; in fact, buttons are now more important than ever. And most of them are big and golden buttons. Decorated collars and cuffs could complete the dress uniform.
Beauty under the umbrella
1 Dec 2008
The ideal of Japanese female beauty includes white skin: the more white the better. It is not a temporary fashion. It is an ingrained concept established in the Japanese culture. An old Japanese proverb states that “white skin makes up for seven defects”. Brown skin for women is considered to be unclean and, for that reason, the Japanese cosmetic industry gets a great part of its revenue by selling products to preserve or restore the natural paleness of the skin. Practically the only Japanese women who don’t want to have a white skin are the ganguro girls, which are young women who follow the opposite trend since the ’90s; that is to say, they are characterized by having an extremely brown skin, which is often highlighted thanks to chemical products.
The latest in second-hand clothes: T shirt with a history
28 Nov 2008
Do you buy second-hand clothes? Two Austrian young girls, who want to help our planet, have created a website with a novel idea: used t-shirts with a history. The online store is named Re-shirt and it sells T-shirts that have been donated by people from all over the world. Those T-shirts are special because they are main characters of a remarkable happening, according to the people who donate them.