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  1. Fall Accessory Trend You Need To Know This Season

    September 6, 2019 by barbara

    Yes, the time has finally come for us to make the shift from summer to fall.  Time to pack away those shorts and sleeveless tees and bring out your sweaters and jackets.  If you cannot live without your accessories, do scroll down to read what are the trending Fall accessories that you need.

    Get ready to see the return of statement jewelry and big bags.  Whether it is a bag strap, belt, or piece of jewelry, if your accessories have a chain on them, you are heading in the right direction.  Layer a chain belt over silk separates or pair a chain choker with a floral dress.

     

    This season sees a lot of chic headgear which includes everything from headbands to massive feather-adorned toppers to bucket hats.

    If you want to add some punch to your fall wardrobe, go for bold pumps. Shoes in all shades of yellow, pink, green, and more are the finishing touch you never knew your fall look needed.

    Time to say goodbye to those tiny totes and mini shoppers that carry absolutely nothing except a lipstick.  Extra-large handbags are officially the next big thing. So grab everything you need because these bags are holding everything out here.


  2. How To Store Your Earrings

    August 29, 2019 by barbara

    If you love buying earrings, I am sure you would agree with me that buying them is fun but storing them is tough. When you have earrings in different designs like studs, hoops and dangling earrings, they are hard to keep track. Do you always have to rummage through the pile of earrings in a jewelry box to find what you want to wear?  Well, worry no more because you can get these nifty storage boxes to keep your earrings neat and organized.

    This Clear Arcylic Organizer is great for storing our stud and dangling earrings.  You can store and view up to 120 pairs of earrings.  The smooth sliding panels keep earrings dust free and safe.  Its sleek space-saving design looks good on your dresser or vanity or fits easily in a drawer.   Buy the Acrylic Earring Display Storage Box from Amazon.com.

    Here is another sensible storage solution hidden in a beautiful design, the Alma jewelry holder features a tall curved bar with five hooks for necklaces and bracelets, a clear acrylic earring holder for neatly storing studs + an attached catch-all at the bottom for rings and other things! Available at Urban Outfitters.

    If you have many hoop earrings, then Emilia Tiered Jewelry Stand from Urban Outfitters is a must-have.

    There are also many earring organizer ideas that you can find online.  So if you feel your creative juices flowing, you can try to DIY your own earring organizers too.  Check out the one below using a photo frame and some twines.


  3. Richard Allen X H&M

    August 22, 2019 by barbara

    H&M is collaborating with eclectic British brand Richard Allan, founded in 1962 and renowned for its innovative scarves in bold designs, abstract patterns and vibrant colors.

    H&M has previously collaborated with Karl designers like Lagerfeld, Balmain and Moschino.  This latest collab offers a new collection of brilliantly modern pieces, featuring Allan’s iconic Sixties prints.

    Some of the statement pieces include cute silk scarves to tie in your hair or around a handbag strap. We are  loving  the paisley blouse.

    Launching in selected stores worldwide, as well as online, from August 22, 2019.

    If you want to add some psychedelic funk to your wardrobe, check them out.


  4. The Only Jewelry Trend You Need This Season

    August 21, 2019 by barbara

    If you are looking for one jewelry trend that would magically give your entire look an overhaul this season, well look no further.  One accessory has risen above the rest, as featured on Instagram and also the recent Bottega Ad Campaign for FW2019.  It is the chunky gold chain which is destined to be all over the fashionistas in New York, London, Milan, and Paris.  The best part is that while there are always the designer versions such as the Bottega Chain Necklace at a whopping $6500, the chunky chain necklace can be found in many brands.

    The Bottega Chain Necklace

    Scroll down for more affordable chunky chain necklace if you want to get yourself one.

    H&M $10

    Mango Double Link Necklace $59

    Rolo Chain Necklace from Forever 21

    Layered Curb Chain Necklace from Forever 21

    Chunky chain necklaces are usually on the shorter side and look great with open necklines or turtleneck or even over a button-down shirt. There is no limit to how much you can layer in one outfit.

    images via whowhatwear / brand website

  5. Retro Fashion Trend For Fall 2019

    August 20, 2019 by barbara

    Fashion trends are always changing.  New styles are constantly emerging and lately, there has been a revival of fashion in the past such flared denim, crop tops, and ruffles.  They were popular decades ago and the good news is that it is now they are making their way back onto the fashion racks.  This is why you should never throw or give away your favorite pieces. If they fit and flatter you but have gone out of style, just store them away in a box in the back of your closet for a few years, and they just might make a style comeback.

    If you are into vintage styles, then you must check out  zapaka.com.au, an online vintage clothing store with a huge selection of retro-inspired dresses that includes everything from gorgeous floral chiffon gowns straight out of “Mad Men” garden parties to retro Hollywood starlet inspired swimsuits to black wiggle dresses with applique details that Audrey Hepburn herself would fawn over.    Their range also includes pin-up styles, vintage 1920s reproduction fashions, and stunning retro swimsuits.  Zapaka offers premium quality material with strict quality control during the production stages.

    For beginners to this trend, then the best way is to start small.  Try on a mini dress in a fit-and-flare silhouette.  This classic style has returned in all its vintage glory and is in vogue again.

    Another classic style is the polka-dot swing dress which is a prim lady’s style staple in the 1950s. Not much has changed these days as modern-day gals are still rocking this classic piece by giving it an updating look with current accents like a fun felt beret and accessories.

    You can also wear eye-catchy retro accessories such as scarves, gloves, hats, jewelry, and sunglasses.

    You will be spoilt for choices at Zapaka.  They have everything a vintage fan can dream of.  Zapaka is available for women to check out at de.zapaka.com.   Customers in the United Kingdom can also check out its site at zapaka.co.uk.   Zapaka offers the convenience of online shopping with the best customer personal care.

    You can watch a video of Zapaka Vintage Polka Dots Party Dresses below :-

    Here is a piece of good news for those who are interested in updating your wardrobe with some vintage dresses and accessories.  You can use the discount code : BLOG10 to get 10% off your entire order.  So what are you waiting for?  Hurry and check out Zapaka now and grab some good deals.


  6. Unique Jewelry Gift Ideas

    August 13, 2019 by barbara

    Sometimes you need a gift that’s out of the ordinary. The type of gift you should buy often depends on the person receiving the gift, but some gifts are almost universally appreciated. Jewelry is one such item, however, that doesn’t mean you should buy just any kind. The following are some ideas for unique jewelry gifts to give to a special person in your life.

    Jewelry From Special Places

    Some parts of the world are known for spectacular stones, such as the opals of Australia or the turquoise of the southwestern United States. Other places are known for unique metals or metalworking techniques. Thankfully, you no longer have to travel directly to such places to buy these types of work. If you’re looking for any rare technique, such as where to buy Black Hills gold, mokume gane or filigree silver, look no further than the internet.

    Personalized Jewelry

    Many jewelry shops, both local and online, offer personalized jewelry. This may be a piece with someone’s name on it or initials, or perhaps their birthstone or their children’s names and birthstones. Some shops even offer custom engraving services, so you can have a special message engraved on the item.

    Custom-Designed Jewelry

    Still can’t find what you’re looking for? Perhaps a piece, or even a set, of jewelry custom-designed from start to finish will satisfy the most discriminating of tastes. Beware that custom jewelry can be pricey, particularly when incorporating large or intricately-cut stones into the work. If you can afford it, however, such pieces can become family heirlooms and potentially bring generations of pleasure.

    Whatever your loved one may fancy, a jewelry gift exists to suit their taste. Keep your eyes open and don’t be afraid to go off the beaten path, and you should be able to find a stunning and memorable jewelry item that will delight that special person for years to come.


  7. H&M Collaboration with Netflix Stranger Things

    August 6, 2019 by barbara

    H&M is collaborating with Netflix’s third season of the Stranger Things series. They have an exclusive poolside collection featuring Dacre Montgomery, aka Billy as one of their models.  If you are a fan of this series and 80s nostalgia, you can all shop the 80’s inspired fashion at H&M.

    The unisex range consists of clothes, swimwear, and accessories with a focus on the recognizable setting of Hawkins Community Pool. From retro logo-adorned tees in the Stranger Things signature red, black and white color palette, to summer-ready floral prints, the collection has everything you need to get your Stranger Things fix this summer.


  8. Where To Buy Belly Button Rings Online

    July 23, 2019 by barbara

    Belly button piercing was highly popular in the 90’s, thanks to cool celebrities like Janet Jackson, Britney Spears and more.   Arguably one of the most popular trends of the 90’s and early ’00s, most MTV watching youths, there is something liberating about rocking a silver or zirconia ring through the navel. Having your belly button pierced was the hottest thing to do and anyone who had a belly ring was not afraid to flaunt them at every possible moment.  The best way to show it off is by wearing low rise jeans and baby tee.

    Just like many trends before it, the belly button piercing hysteria eventually faded, and the belly button became nothing more than the place your umbilical cord used to be.  However, with a major resurgence of other ’90s fads like headbands, choker necklace, and scrunchies, it is clear that belly-button rings are not to be forgotten any time soon.  Many celebrities such as Jessica Alba, Priyanka Chopra, and Beyoncé were spotted with their belly button pierced.  Well, you won’t see many of them showing it off on the VMA stage but you may catch a subtle glimpse of it on any given day in L.A.  Piercings are now the smallest must-have fashion accessory, seen everywhere from catwalks to billboards and adorning even the most conservative faces.

    So if you are jumping on the piercing wagon and would like to rock the piercings like it’s 2003, check out U7jewelry.com, an internationally renowned online jewelry store that has got everything you need to decorate your belly button.  This trusted jewelry store has been servicing customers and leading the way in jewelry fashion since 10 years ago. Their range of quality belly rings come in a number of materials including 18K Gold, 14G Gold, Zirconia and Platinum and with a huge range of belly rings in store, you are sure to find something you’ll love.

    U7jewelry also has a wide collection of jewelry such as personalized name necklace, anklet, Medical Alert Bracelet, rings, bangles and more.  They aim to provide simple & stylish jewelry that you can wear every day.  Using the best electroplating technology and stringent quality control, all of their products are high-quality and environmentally friendly as well as safe to wear.   Therefore, if you are looking for affordable fashion accessories, do hop over to U7jewelry.com today. When the sun is out and the bikinis are on, few things make you look hotter than a toned stomach is a belly button piercing. This is the kind of look you can sport all year long.


  9. Where To Shop For Name Necklace Online

    July 17, 2019 by barbara

    If you were a teenager or older in the ’90s, you would remember the big trend back then. It is the initial necklaces which possibly everyone had one. Who didn’t want to decorate their outfits with their initial? Well, these necklaces were extremely popular way back when, and much to our excitement, they are getting popular once again.  The S/S 19 runways were crawling with exciting jewelry trends of all kinds. For the first time in a long time, we are seeing the return of jewelry

    When Megan Markle was still dating Prince Harry, she wore an initial necklace and that gave an early hint that this jewelry trend is starting to trickle back into the mainstream.  We can totally understand if you are eyeing a few and planning to get name necklace.  Hailey Beiber was also sported wearing a classic script style necklace that reminded us of the Carrie name necklace. This classic script look in the popular series Sex And The City has become the inspiration behind many looks coming out in 2019. And it is not just the Carrie style, there are other type sets that are making a comeback as well.

    Whether you are getting one for your loved ones or adding them to your growing collection of necklaces, we know that it is a piece which you can use for a long time. One of the best places to buy this jewelry is at https://www.getnamenecklace.com/name-necklace. GetNameNecklace is a well-known online retailer which specializes in quality and affordable name necklaces.  At GetNameNecklace, you can design your own jewelry to make it one-of-a-kind necklace.

    From classic designs to artistic choices with varying necklaces length, there is a piece for everyone which you would not feel guilty buying.  The simple and elegant look is a classy addition to any outfit and does not draw too much attention. Its sleek design makes it perfect for wearing with layers because it is less likely to snag. It is also the perfect necklace for winter weather because it is less snaggy on sweaters and scarves.

    These aesthetically-designed name necklaces from GetNameNecklace.com can never go out of style. Time to dress up your outfits and flaunt them on any occasion or gift them to your loved ones.


  10. The Best Online Stores To Buy Bridesmaid Dresses

    July 9, 2019 by barbara

    When it comes to your wedding day, you always have the final say. Whatever venue you want, you should get it. Whether you want to serve comfort food instead of the usual boring menu, it is all up to you. But when it comes to your bridesmaid dresses, you’ have other people’s opinions to consider. Eventhough it is your big day, you may also want the best people to look and feel great because after all, it is a celebration.  Therefore, it is important to consider your best friends and their comfort levels when you shop for bridesmaid dress styles.

    Whether your wedding party is three people or 10 people, remember that everyone has a different body type and style preference. It is impossible to cater to absolutely everyone’s preferences while doing your bridesmaid dress shopping, but it is important to be mindful of this. It does not need to be their dream look but choose a bridesmaid dress style everyone can get behind.

    But there is a big problem with shopping for the most beautiful dresses you can find, the ones that any bridesmaid would gasp with amazement at.  So what is the problem?  Well it is no other than the price tag. Weddings can come with a pretty high cost and bridesmaid dresses alone can cost several hundred dollars each, even before necessary alterations or accessories like jewelry and shoes.

    There are many places where you can shop for bridal and bridesmaid dresses online.  Please read on to find out more.

    1) BHLDN

    Owned by the same company as Anthropologie, this online shop features soft, whimsical gowns that are perfect for many bridesmaids.

    2) Bird Grey

    A direct-to-consumer bridesmaid brand that was founded in 2017. It has a range of cute dresses that won’t break the bank.

    3) Lulu

    This online retailer offers mix and match styles of the same fabric. So if this is the style you are looking for, then you should check out Lulu. Prices are moderate and both shipping and returns are free.

    4)  AW Bridal® USA

    AW Bridal has a range of minimalist dresses that will take your bridesmaids in a feminine direction.  Its amazing collection of gorgeous dresses, from the chic and casual to the oh-so-elegant come in a variety of colors and can be worn again.  Besides dresses, there are accessories such as bridal veil, robes, AW Wedding umbrellas and more,  At their website, you can easily narrow down your search by fabric, neckline, styles and more.  If you are looking for the lowest cost bridesmaid dress, AW Bridal is likely one of your best bets.

    Gracia one-shoulder dress

    Anstice ruffled dress

    Lucille tea-length robe

    You can read more about AW Bridal Review online.

    4)  Amazon

    Some people may not be aware of this but one can also shop for bridesmaid dresses here.  You can find tons of Amazon dresses at discounted prices.

    Online shopping provides relief with one-stop wedding stores for all your wedding needs. The online stores above have almost everything a bride could need and want for her big day.