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Ralph Lauren was the First Designer to Create a Lifestyle Concept

Ralph Lauren Corporation ranks among the best-known fashion design companies in the USA and worldwide. Its range of best quality designer brands varies from shirts and dresses to bathrobes, not to mention accessories, fragrances, and textiles for the home. 


Who is Mr. Lauren?


Ralph Lifshitz was born in the Bronx in 1939 to a Jewish family of immigrants from Belarus. Aged 16, he chose a better sounding…


Added by Derek Crowden on February 6, 2020 at 9:53am — No Comments

5 Clothing Tips Women Have To Know

You want to go out and you simply cannot find something to wear. This sounds familiar for more women than many believe. Then, you need to think about what you will wear and it is so common that you end up thinking that nothing happens, even if you have dozens of dresses to choose from.

With all this in mind, here are some really simple clothing tips all women should…


Added by Derek Crowden on January 20, 2020 at 8:34am — 1 Comment

4 Spring/Summer Fashion Mistakes You Should Avoid at all Costs

Not everyone was born with a natural sense of style, and sometimes, we make mistakes without even being aware of them. Finding clothing for spring or summer can be difficult for the fashion-challenged and knowing what to wear and not to wear isn’t always clear-cut. However, when you understand the basics of spring and summer wear, building the perfect wardrobe for you becomes easy. Here is four spring and summer fashion faux pas you shouldn’t commit.



Added by Derek Crowden on April 13, 2019 at 11:15am — No Comments

Makeup Ideas And Tips To Make The Eyelashes Look Better

Eyes are really important for the beauty of every single woman out there, with the eyelashes being sometimes overlooked. Your eyelashes will play a huge part in making the eyes look beautiful. You have to be sure that you take care of them properly. If your eyelashes have never looked better, it is because you took care of them. This is basically the only way to see it. Unfortunately, taking care of eyelashes and making them look great is something that many do not actually know much about.…


Added by Derek Crowden on May 4, 2017 at 6:20pm — No Comments

How To Choose Really Great Stylish Furniture

Furniture has evolved a lot in the past hundreds of years. We now have access to so many different opportunities. Basically, whatever we want to have is what we can get inside the home. Do you want a beanbag? You can put it right in your living room if this is something that you would like. Modern furniture basically has no real norms that should be respected and we are faced with the introduction of many different new designs, materials and even styles. In the past we had wood that was used…


Added by Derek Crowden on November 12, 2016 at 3:04pm — No Comments

Basic Facial Types You Can Consider

Wherever you look you can see ads for various facial types. It is so difficult to figure out what you should consider and the differences between the available options. While there are many famous facials in NYC and various marketing names are utilized in order to promote them, we have the following basic types that we have to know most about.

The Basic Facials

Basic facials include examination, cleansing,…


Added by Derek Crowden on November 12, 2016 at 1:33pm — No Comments

Why Are Oxygen Facials So Popular At The Moment?

Not many things change in the skincare industry for tens of years. The estheticians normally use the same potions and lotions all the time. However, award winning facials in Studio City are now different due to the introduction of the incredibly popular oxygen facial. So many companies now exist and offer oxygen facials. However, the initial technology appeared due to the work of a company in Australia that eventually brought it to the USA and other…


Added by Derek Crowden on November 9, 2016 at 12:50pm — No Comments

Perfectly Priscilla: Plus Size Jeans, Leggings, and Tunics

Perfectly Priscilla is a company that provides chic plus size clothing items for women. Whether you need formal or casual clothes, you can find anything you might need in the Perfectly Priscilla shop.


Beautiful clothes don't have to be uncomfortable. It is possible to have the best of both fashion worlds: comfort and elegance. Perfectly Priscilla's designs aim to be flattering for plus size ladies and to provide them all the comfort they need while staying classy at any given…


Added by Derek Crowden on October 27, 2016 at 6:36am — No Comments

Is a Montblanc Watch a Great Anniversary Gift?

As your anniversary nears, you are probably ridden with anxiety as you try to come up with the perfect gift to hand your significant other on the day of the special occasion. Don’t let the emotions overwhelm you. Anniversaries are meant to be wonderful occasions shared between you and your partner annually in remembrance of when the relationship began. It’s one of the few times a year when love is commemorated. Each year demonstrates another year of adoration, commitment and devotion to one…


Added by Derek Crowden on October 31, 2015 at 3:00am — No Comments

Montblanc STAR 4810 Watches

Another specially refined piece offered by Montblanc Boutique in Montreal, the Star 4810 collection of watches have been crafted in a modern style; yet contain many traditional accents that make Montblanc watches so distinctive and coveted. The Star 4810 is an innovative watch, available in a selection of both automatic and chronograph automatic styles to choose from.


Featuring Roman numerals to help achieve a perfect balance against the more modern styling and stainless…


Added by Derek Crowden on June 16, 2015 at 4:07am — No Comments

When Training for a Bikini Competition, What Style of Bikini Will Get You Noticed?

Training for a bikini competition is hard work. It requires dedication, motivation and discipline. You must be willing to undergo diet changes and the ability to work out on a regular basis. Nevertheless, entering a bikini competition can be a lot of fun too. Once you get on that stage and show off all of the hard work you put in to get your body into bikini ready shape, the praise you receive from the audience will have made all the hard work worth it.

Other than getting ready…


Added by Derek Crowden on April 14, 2015 at 5:13am — No Comments

How to Utilise Jewellery to Spruce Up Your Outfit

A plain outfit won’t set the world on fire. It might look OK on a busy day when you barely have time to pull a brush through your hair, but if you want to make a lasting impression, you need to go the extra mile. It isn’t difficult to spice up a boring outfit. Accessories are great for adding interesting to plain clothes, and as long as you don’t go too mad, you will be able to transform a simple outfit into something amazing.…


Added by Derek Crowden on March 3, 2015 at 3:08am — No Comments

How to Wear a Dolman Sleeve No Matter What Your Shape and Height!

Dolman sleeves are showing no signs of going away in 2015, having begun their comeback back in around 2010. The modern dolman sleeve look is a far more wearable style than the scary shoulder padded dolman sleeve dress and blouse styles of the 80s, or the bulky dolmans many people wore in heavy knits in the 1970s.…


Added by Derek Crowden on February 12, 2015 at 5:30am — No Comments

How To Buy Stylish Fashion Tarot Cards

Did you know that you can combine both tarot cards and fashion in the event that you are passionate about both? If you live a life that is based on a strong sense of fashion, there is no reason why your tarot cards should not have a tarot theme. There are actually so many interesting options that are available for you.

To make matters even more interesting, you should be aware of the fact that the actual design of the tarot cards does not have an impact on the reading. According to…


Added by Derek Crowden on February 2, 2015 at 7:11pm — No Comments


If you are already familiar with some of the other collections of Montblanc pens available, then you might want to take a look at the special collection of fine writing instruments that make up the Etoile de Montblanc pen collection. These limited edition pens have been designed to be the perfect combination of comfort and style, offering an ergonomic feel and shape that helps you to write effortlessly as the pen glides across the paper.


Beautiful to behold and even more…


Added by Derek Crowden on January 22, 2015 at 12:24pm — No Comments

Flattering Your Body Type - Fashion Tips for Large Men

Whatever shape you are in, you can make a huge difference to how good you look by choosing clothes that work with your body type, rather than highlighting or exaggerating things you are not so happy with. For 'large' men, dressing well can mean the difference between looking strong and authoritative, and looking bulky or fat. Of course, 'large' in itself isn't a body type, encompassing everyone from overweight guys through to bodybuilders, but the type of clothes that tend to work best on a…


Added by Derek Crowden on January 12, 2015 at 6:42am — No Comments

Tips to Help Make Your Clothes Last Longer

Whether you buy your clothes new from department stores, prefer to buy second hand from thrift shops, or even like making your own clothes from a variety of fabrics, it’s important to know how to care for your items to get the most amount of wear from them.  Keep reading for a few tips that can help increase the life of your clothes by anywhere up to 15 years.…


Added by Derek Crowden on January 12, 2015 at 6:38am — No Comments

Holiday Party Tips: How to keep your make-up on all night?

Two of this season’s most popular holidays are upon us and so are the increased number of holiday parties you may need to attend. Whether it’s dressing for a Christmas Party or for New Year’s Eve, you want to arrive looking flawless in your cocktail dress, 3-inch spikes, and clutch. What about the make up? You may arrive looking like the cover of Vogue magazine, but after nibbling on all those hors d’oeuvres and over-indulging on the champagne, you may end up looking like the bride of…


Added by Derek Crowden on December 10, 2014 at 8:15pm — No Comments

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