Archive for July, 2012

Fashionable Furs

Fur fashion has evolved over th e years from beaver caps to mink furs to faux furs and back again to real furs. No longer is the beauty of fur relegated to special occasions during the long, night hours or posh societal affairs Fur is making an appearance just about anywhere and everywhere these days from casual wear to wedding attire to evening wear. A great variety in styles and designs makes fur amenable to any woman’s taste and sense of luxurious pleasure. In fact, the wearing of fur...
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Suffering for Fashion – The Dangers of High Heels

Many women willingly sacrifice their own comfort in the name of fashion. Thongs and stilettos are not as comfortable as sweats and sneakers, yet most women leave the house wearing the former. But how far are you willing to go to look stylish? Are you willing to suffer to look glamorous?  If you wear high heels on a daily basis, you might be setting yourself up for a lifetime of pain. A recent study in Framingham, Mass, sponsored by the Institute for Aging Research of Hebrew Senior Life, asked...
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The Iconic Trench Coat

The famous last scene of Breakfast at Tiffany’s is loved by Tashionistas’ because Audrey Hepburn looked so attractive in her trench coat. This iconic garment, often worn by movie stars, has an interesting history. The famous British companies of Aqua scutum and Burberry both claim the original design of the trench coat, which was first used as an alternative to heavy duty serge greatcoats in World War One. The War Office was impressed with the coat designs of the two companies...
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Tweeds – Tradition Reinvented For the Winter Wardrobe

Tweed is a traditional fabric that for centuries has been routinely favoured for casual outerwear because of its warmth and durability. It has been much loved by the country classes, including Britain’s royal family. In early 200& tweed and other traditional fabrics made a surprise comeback on the catwalks in couturier collections for fall and winter. Dolce & Gabbana, better known for sexy leopard prints and corsets, surprised the world when their new designs featured these...
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