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Glasses: Types, Evolution in Decades, Design for faces shapes & How to Remove Spectacle Marks

Off course everybody loves glasses, goggles and spectacles but have ever encountered any issue with it such as 

How to choose glasses/goggles and frame as per face shape and size?

How to remove spectacles? What is LASIK? How is it done?

Why Glasses leave impressions and marks on Face, Nose and Under Eyes – Why?

Home Remedies to Remove Spectacle Marks

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A great pair of glasses can make a huge difference. Not only can a great pair of glasses look good, but they can feel good, help you see better than you ever have, and can make you forget that you’re even wearing them. Faces come in all sizes, and glasses should sit in the right position and be the right proportion to the rest of your face in order to avoid distracting from your appearance or obstructing the rest of your face. Eyewears evolved in different decades and were always part of fashion statement.

1900s-1930s : Round and Cat Eye Shape

This period was marked by lorgnette and pince-nez style glasses. Worn by men and women alike, lorgnette glasses did not rest on the wearer’s face, but rather were spectacles held up to the face with a handle. These were lauded by women because they did not fully cover the face, and they were used more as an accessory than a practical, vision-enhancing tool.

1930s-1950s

The biggest trend in eyewear in the 1940s was surely the “browline.” Introduced in 1947 and combining both metal and plastic, the top section of the frame is made in plastic, giving them their distinctive, signature faux eyebrow look. The browline was so popular after the second World War that it made up 50 percent of all eyeglass sales moving right into the 1950s.

1960s-1980s

As can be expected given the political and social climate of the 1960s, the decade’s eyewear was equally wild and varied. John Lennon, a trendsetter in more ways than one, popularized the round teashades–a style rumored to hide the effects of drug use and were considered a symbol for liberal ideologies.

How to choose glasses/goggles and frame as per face shape and size

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Oval Face Shape

An oval is considered the holy grail of face shapes. Those lucky enough to have a face that is noticeably longer than it is wide and with a rounded jaw should try not to look too smug when we say you can wear pretty much any frame available.

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Square

A face with a strong jawline and broad forehead will look good with rounded sunglasses that contrast with the face shape. Shop for sunglasses that have rounded bottom edges with top edges that are fairly straight across, like classic wayfarer sunglasses.

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Heart-shaped faces usually look nice with frames that are wider on the bottom or have some kind of detail on the lower half of the frames. Be sure that the frames are slightly wider than the forehead for a proper fit

Triangle

A face with a narrow chin and wide forehead will look best with sunglasses that are heavier toward the bottom edge, like aviator sunglasses. You can find pair of aviator sunglasses in metal frames as well as plastic, so you have many to choose from.

How to remove spectacles? What is LASIK? How is it done?

LASIK or laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis is procedure commonly used for removal of spectacle number (Glasses) of the patient. The surgery is done on the cornea which is the outermost clear part of the eye. A flap is created as a part of the process followed by laser delivery on the cornea to remove the glass number. The flap is positioned back at the end of the procedure.

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Why Glasses leave impressions and marks on Face, Nose and Under Eyes – Why?

  • Heavy glasses form impressions on the bridge of the nose. With long term usage, the marks deepen.
  • Continued usage will cause pigmentation.
  • Tight eyewear also causes marks.

Home Remedies to Remove Spectacle Marks

Aloevera

The gel or juice from an aloe vera leaf is very soothing for the skin. Draw out a little gel from a freshly cut leaf and apply it over the darkened areas. Leave it on your skin until it dries and then wash off with cool water.

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Potato Tomato Cucumber Mix

Rub fresh slice of potato or tomato on the marks. Do it on the regular basis. It will clear the spectacle scars within a few days. Rub cucumber slice on the affected area. Alternatively, squeeze the juice of cucumber. Add potato and tomato juice in it. Mix well. Apply this mixture on your nose, with the help of a cotton ball. Allow it to dry.

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Honey, Lemon and Apple Vinegar Mix

Take a fresh lemon. Extract out its juice. Mix equal quantity of honey, lemon and apple cider vinegar. You can also mix milk and oat in this mixture. Apply the mixture on the affected region.

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90s Fashion : Come Back, 90s Fashion Icon, Trends, Style, How to get the 90s style!

It can be fun, but the 90s have introduced all sorts of ugly clothes and accessories in mainstream fashion. Think about overalls, fanny packs, backwards baseball caps, neon colours, slap bracelets, solid colour tees under blazers, super baggy pants. But there’s a big potential of cool and playful looks you can still rock today, and in fact many of the 90s men’s fashion staples have either stayed or are experiencing a revival. So tie a hoodie around your waist, flip your cap backwards and keep reading.

Want to know who are these celebrities who changed the way we looked at fashion in the 90s? Here’s a roundup…

Womens Fashion Icons 

Kate Moss, Victoria Beckham, Jennifer Aniston, Naomi Campbell, Britney Spears, Elizabeth Hurley, Drew Barrymore, Jennifer Lopez

Mens Fashion Icons 

Dr Dre, Pierce Brosnan, Johnny Depp, Michael Jordan, Andre Agassi, Will Smith, Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio

Some fashion trends are so relatable and nostalgic that you can pick it up from where you left. Yes, so the 90s fashion trends are slowly making a comeback. If you have not heard yet, it is the next big thing. But again, they have all got a makeover to match the current fashion scene. Anyway, brace yourself for a fashionable trip down the memory lane.

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Flared Jeans

Long before skinny jeans were everyone’s go-to denim style, flared and wide-leg designs reigned supreme. Thanks to a preference for oversized and loose silhouettes, these pants were highly favoured during the ’90s. Their casual aesthetic made them perfect for daywear, but these must-have pants were also on show at night with crop tops. To rock flared jeans today, consider selecting a cropped style to give this look a modern update.

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90s Hip Hop

Bold colours and bucket hats, 90s hip hip fashion was the shit. Think Will Smith in Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Oversized was “the thing”, oversized dungarees, jackets, t-shirts, hoodies…everything was BIG and BULKY. And we can’t forget the matching trackies faze…so glad that’s a thing of the past. Oh and if you want to be reallllllly hip hop fo shiz, just rock a reverse bandana, Tupac-style and sag yo pants for real.

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Bucket Hats

While this trend might have started with Liam Gallagher and the Manchester music scene, the likes of All Saints and Naomi Campbell were seen promoting this look too. Most recently, Justin Bieber tried to bring it back again. Opinions are split.

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Buffalo Shoes

The Spice Girls really started something with Buffalo. Pretty soon we were all bouncing around on sky-high sponge platform trainers thinking we looked the shizz.

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Flannel

Flannel may have made a comeback thanks to the whole Americana thing, but in the ’90s, flannel shirts were never buttoned unless you were the Bounty mascot.

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Windbreaker

Windbreakers were all the rage in the 90s! They are windproof, multicolored jackets that people wore with all sorts of outfits. Wear a T-shirt underneath the windbreaker, and choose to either leave it open or zip it up.

Bandanas

Bandanas were such a versatile accessory to have in your ’90s wardrobe, because you could wear them in your hair! Around your neck! As a shirt! The possibilities really were endless.

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CHAINMAIL

The fabric became popular after Gianni Versace created a more wearable version, and the idea has returned yet again with chainmail tops popping up all over the high street.

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Fashion Style: types and categories, affordable style tips and styles list for those who hate fashion!

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Whether you’re a total art-lover, a big believer in self-expression, or simply a gal who wants to dress outside the box more often, shouldn’t your wardrobe match your individuality, creative spirit and prominence? Dressing styles can seem intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. You take help of your stylist friends or professional stylists who have handles responsibilities as fashion stylist as explained below:

Very Basic Responsibilities for Fashion Stylists

  • Picking clothing and accessories for editorial features and advertisements, concerts, music videos, films and TV shows
  • Working with designers, tailors, models, photographers, hair and makeup artists, retailers, members of the media, publicists, celebrities and public figures
  • Creating an image for celebrities
  • Researching fabrics, clothing construction and fashion accessories

Some Very Easy Affordable Styles for you with zero investment 

Just like your style, the accessories you pair your outfit with say a lot about you. From your shoes to your wallet, everything represents your style. Lest see some low cost styles which will make you standout from crowd:

Athleisure

Anyone who likes to wear athletic wear for casual and daily wear primarily has adopted the trend. With some development various trends and styles, Athleisure wear includes yoga pants, jogger pants, shorts, sweatpants, gym stringers, gym tanks, sports bras, sweat-wicking gym tees, hoodies, sneakers, shoes, and so on.

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Bohemian

Bohemian dressing expressed the hippie free-spirited lifestyle back in the day, and then returned after a couple of decades. There’s so much you can do with India’s kurtis. Your best bet is Indian handloom kurtis in old style prints like ikat, pochampally, baltic, etc., that give you the perfect Bohemian look. Just add a chunky statement necklace, a big finger ring, a silver nose pin or a septum ring, and see the difference it makes to your outfit. Indian embroidered work bags or huge wallets and leather bags with distressed edges in crimson, nude or brown add up to your look. Knee length Indian sandals go with boho dresses, skirts, and shorts, while the ankle length ones go with kurtis, ankle length jeans, and long skirts.

Artsy

Artsy is a style for a creative thinker. The clothes an arty girl wears shows her artistic themes. Arty style avoids the conventional and chooses something unique. People with arty style also prefer handcrafted items and actually create their own clothing and even accessories at times.

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Preppy

The word “preppy” originates from the classic style that prep schools on the East Coast are known for. While these schools traditionally have had strict dress codes and uniforms, over the years, students have made their own individual style out of the pieces they were told to wear.

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Grunge

If you wanna be grunge, express your rebelliousness through clothes and grungy accessories. By drawing inspiration from the 1990s, the neo-grunge trend revived after 2016 and hardly remains the same Seattle band inspirited movement, switching over to a fresh new interpretation that’s still slouchy and pared back but way more luxurious. This time, a mix of glam touches, dark florals, subtle rips and relaxed silhouettes are keen on painting grunge anew.

Punk

Black jeans, bullet belts and silver stud belts, leather jackets/denim vests, leather studs and any simple T shirt, shoes – converse, or military-style for boys. For girls: black skinny jeans, leopard print or patterned skirts, bullet and stud belts, band tees, leather anything, mesh and ripped mesh, and feel free to thrown in a bit of pink.

Fashion style tips for people who love to maintain wardrobe

  • Buy Lots of different accessories from different style such as Bohemia, Punk, Artsy etc. 
  • Give Up the Graphic Tees for a More Mature Look
  • Rock Jeans That Actually Make You Look Good
  • Class Up Your Footwear
  • Decorate Your Wrists
  • Use tribal jewelry from different continent and culture, of-course online you get cheap offers   
  • Layer Your Clothes for More Interesting Outfits
  • Wear a Jackets, Coats, Shrugs That Elevates Your Class

Styling Tips for People who hate shopping and fashion

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Be Simple 

Simplicity is key when you’re building a stylish wardrobe. Going too overboard with colour, detail and pattern can throw off your whole look, and we can’t have that. If you’re struggling to find an outfit for the day, it’s important to know what looks good on you and stick with it. For a timeless look that will forever be in style, wear the classic plain white tee and jeans look. Plus it makes it seem like you haven’t put too much thought into what you’re wearing.

Maintain Your Class

Trend-led pieces are the downfall for many. They have the ability to take a classic look and turn it into a very unstylish and sometimes unflattering outfit. It’s best to stick to the classics when dressing as this will see you through a lot more seasons rather than trend-led pieces.

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Keep your body in attractive shape

If your body & health is in bad condition, no style can make you look good. Exercise, Gym, Swimming, Sports are some very basic to look good. Now, this goes without saying, but being well groomed is a massive boost to your style. As well as this, it can give you a huge confidence boost. Your hair is your main port of call as it will probably be the first thing that people see when they look at you, so you have to give off the right impression.

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What is fashion house

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Chanel was founded by Gabrielle Chanel, better known as Coco. She was only 12 when her mother died, and to make matters worse, her father then abandoned the family. Coco and her siblings were sent to an orphanage, which is where she learned how to sew. It might not come as a surprise to you that Hermès is the oldest fashion house that is still in business. Guccio Gucci opened a very small saddlery shop in 1906 and started selling practical leather bags to his horsemen customers sometime in the ’20s. Prada, founded by Mario Prada, dates back to Milan, Italy, 1913. Mario sold steamer trunks and imported handbags. Gianni Versace grew up helping his mother, a dressmaker, embroider dresses and do tailoring. He studied architecture and moved to Milan when he was 26 to work in fashion. After working for a couple of designers, he was ready to start his own line and opened his first store in Milan in 1978. In 1856, Thomas Burberry opened a very small store in Hampshire, England, focusing on practical outdoor wear. Almost all fashion houses started with small store or business but with creativity, innovation and good business model grow to become fashion house.

“Fashion House : A business that designs, makes, and sells fashionable clothes that are typically associated with an important designer, or a company that designs news styles of expensive clothes. It is important to note that the expression “fashion house” is associated with a designer or team of designers who create exclusive and often trend-setting garments.”

A fashion label is usually run by an individual and has one designer and a small team of people working for it, on the contrary, a brand is a larger company with several participating in the design and development process and has larger scale marketing and manufacturing.

OLDEST FASHION HOUSES THAT ARE STILL IN OPERATION

1837 – Hermès

1854 – Louis Vuitton

1889 – Lanvin

1909 – Chanel

1913 – Prada

1932 – Nina Ricci

1946 – Dior

1952 – Givenchy

1960 – Valentino

1961 – Yves Saint Laurent

The top fashion houses often have their own distinctive look. It’s what sets them apart and makes them iconic. However, unless you speak fluent fashion, sometimes decoding the top fashion houses might be a bit confusing. Haute couture clothing has been made by hand from start to finish and requires extreme skills to achieve.  These include high street brands that mass produce clothes catering to a larger target audience, are affordable (larger price bracket) and aren’t very occasion specific. These clothes are ready-to-wear and keep changing season to season. Now many fashion houses have started to serve Haute couture and high street customers and due to this the basic definition of fashion house is not rationally applicable. These houses have personalized designers’ team but also manufacturing firm, mass advertising, high street stores, branding and brand ambassador, online eCommerce website etc.   

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80s Fashion Trends

Fashion in the 1980s was all about excess. Everything was big, bold, and utterly glamorous. Turns out ’80s fashion trends, like puffy sleeves, ruffles, and shoulder pads, are more fashionable that you thought. These styles from the decade are making a modern comeback—both on and off the runway. The ’80s was a decade of bold style, colors, and silhouettes (permed hair included), with trends spanning ripped tights and leather to polished oversized blazers, and style icons ranging from Joan Jett to Brooke Shields.

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Hairstyle

Bowties were very popular with puffy, layered and curls. Madonna knew how to give big hair! The 80’s were all about lots of volume and big hair. For some reason, a big style in the 80’s was to always look like you were on the way to the gym, mainly because of these headbands.

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Intense Eyeshadow

Like the style of the ’80s, the eyeshadow of the time was also fierce. This is true not only for the colour of the eyeshadow but also for its application. Often women would wear their eyeshadow right up to their brows.

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Shoulder Pads

Extreme shoulder pads were worn by women on popular shows like Dynasty—which, by the way, is being rebooted. Sew shoulder pads into blazers and jackets. The bigger, the better.

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Neon Colors

Today, you and I would think 10 times before we put on an outfit like this. But, back in the day, nothing was considered ‘incorrect’ when it came to fashion. Sure, there were rules, but people embraced change and eccentricity much more easily than we do today. So, if you are going to an 80s fancy dress or a show, this is a great option too.

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Bolo Ties

Speaking of accessories, don’t be afraid to try out a bolo tie. They can actually look super cute on men or women. Just keep the rest of your outfit simple and classic to balance the look.

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Velour

This plushy fabric essentially combined the luxurious feel of velvet with the stretchy properties of materials like spandex. It was everywhere, but especially on tracksuits and sweatshirts. High-end designers like Dior would put out cozy v-neck sweaters made of velour, while athletic brands like Fila made track suits that caught on with young troublemakers and trendsetters alike.

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80s Hip-Hop Fashion

Hip-hop music and culture were extremely prevalent in the ‘80s. As such, hip-hop fashion was also trending, especially in urban areas. Inspired by stars, such as the iconic Salt-N-Pepa trio and Queen Latifah, hip-hop fashion for women was similar to that for men. Baggy silhouettes and athletic details characterised the look along with bold and bright colours and bold patterns. When it came to accessories, sneakers and snapback caps reigned supreme.

Accessories

Charm Necklaces, Bolo Ties, Lace Gloves, Fold Over Super High-Top Converse, Scrunchies, Jelly Bracelets, Jellies, Glasses with Fancy Temples, Streamer Barrettes, Banana Clips very very common in 80s.

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Steampunk: Style, Art, Era, Images, Clothing, Costume, Festival, Wedding. Why steampunk is so popular?

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What if the internal combustion engine had never been invented and all future technological advancement was powered by the mighty force of steam?

Steampunk is a subgenre of science fiction or science fantasy that incorporates technology and aesthetic designs inspired by 19th-century industrial steam-powered machinery. Steampunk fashion is partly inspired by late 19th century and early 20th century fashion victorian fashion. But it also has an extremely unique retro futuristic twist to the style.

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Combining rich colors and textures, steampunk outfits are all about impressing and entertaining the viewer. Because steampunk outfits are truly an expression of the wearer, this is a fashion trend that has no limits. Mechanical pocketwatches, leather arm braces, and telescopes are all commonly seen in a well-rounded steampunk costume. Other frequently used accessory is the Utility Belt, after all everyone could use a few extra pockets.

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Steampunk Mechanical System, Gears and Artistic Dress

Since you are portraying a character from a science fiction/fantasy story you need something that show the viewer that aspect. A weapon of some sort is good. Whether it’s an airship pilot blocking the wind, a mad scientist defending against toxic spills, or a desert explorer marching through the sand, many Steampunk character occupations require eye protection, and goggles are an essential accessory and easy to wear.

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Steampunk Art – Vintage Computer

Steampunk is a genre with a penchant for brass, or copper. Belts with fancy buckles and studs can really make an outfit. For the mechanically inclined, a pair of protective boots is always a welcome addition, preferably with laces and noticeable hardware. Why steam-punk so so popular: –

  • Your individuality is Steampunk’s strength.
  • It’s the perfect mash-up genre for a culture obsessed with mixing and remixing, fanfic, memes, and ‘shipping.
  • It’s both global and local.
  • It’s class conscious.
  • It’s eco-conscious.
  • It’s a much-needed countercultural aesthetic for design.
  • It’s all about getting back to the basics.

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We have compiled top essentials that you need to get that steampunk look. Feel free to add to your own spin on it.

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Steampunk Corset

Corsets:  Whether the corset is full, underbust, faux leather, brocade, or velvet it adds an instant Victorian touch to any outfit.

Gears: Add gears, sprockets, screws, nuts, bolts, and other techno features to any accessory or clothing piece, and instantly elevate your Steampunk attire.

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Pocket watches: Pocket watches were once a staple of fashion for all men. With their Victorian, old-world style and influence, the pocket watch has become a standard for men who share the Steampunk fashion style.

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Steampunk Skirt

Spectacles and Monocles: These round framed glasses, with their antique and classic design emmulate the ones worn in the Victorian era.

Leather Belts: In Steampunk fashion, belts are for men and women.  They also act as waist synchers.

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Steampunk Boots, Belt with Purse

Spinal Heels: Nothing quite sends the same message as a stylish pair of spinal heels. What’s a spinal heel?

Bustle skirts: Bustle skirts are a staple of women’s steampunk fashion. Bustle skirts are designed short in the front and long in the back with ruffles and layers of fabric.

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Steampunk Mask and Goggles

Steampunk fashion is only going to continue to grow as this awesome movement gains fans. If you like the aesthetic and style of Steampunk fashion then we wholeheartedly recommend you try adding some unique flair to your wardrobe! You don’t even need to go all out like the examples above to get started. Simply adding a cool piece of Steampunk gear to your attire can make you stand out in an awesome way!

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What is my fashion style

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Some of us have a particular type while some of us are flexible. On the flip side, some of us undermine ourselves and continue to wear the same baggy shirts and leggings without exploring our options. The different styles in fashion have always gone through innumerable changes. With the increase in the amount of innovations, the change in trend and fashion styles have also been rapid. So keeping that in mind, here is the list of a few fashion styles that we accepted with all our hearts:

Tips To Find Your Personal Style:

  • Know Your Body Type
  • Scan Your Wardrobe
  • Gather Your Looks
  • Think About Your Style Icon
  • What Inspires You?
  • What Are Your Favourite Colours And Combinations?
  • What Accessories Do You Prefer?
  • Do You Have Any Ideologies?
  • Look Into Your Shoe Closet
  • Your Favourite Brands
  • Have At Least One Signature Garment

When you walk into a room, the first thing people see is what you have on and most people say that what you dress like determines your personality. Let’s see some most common personal fashion style:

Natural / Relaxed

Feeling comfortable in your clothes is most important to you and your easygoing nature tends towards more casual outfits.

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Classic / Traditional

You are drawn to refined clothing and understated accessories, preferring to invest in quality fabrics and timeless styles rather than jumping on trends.

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Artistic / Creative

You’re way of dressing is innovative and individualistic and you aren’t overly influenced by current trends or traditional rules.

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Dramatic / Edgy

Wearing the latest fashion takes precedence over comfort and you are willing to give most new trends a go.

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Romantic / Feminine

You have a soft appearance and generally prefer flowing silhouettes and muted colours.

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Modern / Chic

You put time and effort into the way you look and you love accessories, sometimes spending more on bags and shoes than anything else in your wardrobe.

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Tips to make personal fashion style if you are unable to find out current one:

SEEK INSPIRATION

Jot down the names of your favorite style icons and do a bit of research via Pinterest, Google, or Instagram to gather inspiration from their looks.

CLEAN UP & CLEAN OUT

Take a good, long look at your closet and the pieces you already own. Toss what you haven’t worn in the last year so you can start fresh.

SHOP SMARTER

If you only buy to fill the holes in your wardrobe, you’ll build a great selection much faster.

TAKE YOUR LIFESTYLE & GOALS INTO CONSIDERATION

The perfect wardrobe should not only represent your vision and creativity, but also be tailored to your lifestyle.

STOCK UP ON ACCESSORIES

Accessories are, without a doubt, the easiest way to pull any look together regardless of the vibe you want to achieve.

 

Developing your own style is much more important. Once you figure out what image you want to portray, you can start adding trends that will work with that image.

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Fast Fashion: Industry, Problem,Issues, Why & How to Avoid Fast Fashion

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Exploitation of poor laborers. And brain-washing of buyers by neuro-marketing.

80 billion pieces of clothing are consumed globally every year. The US spend an estimated $2.6 billion on Halloween costumes every year: worn for one night only. The volume of water consumed by apparel production each year is currently the equivalent to 32 million Olympic swimming pools. Australian’s are the world’s second largest consumers of fashion. On average, they consume 27kgs of new clothing and textiles every year. One-in-six people work in the global fashion industry.

 

Fast fashion can be defined as cheap, trendy clothing, that samples ideas from the catwalk or celebrity culture and turns them into garments in high street stores at breakneck speed.

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Use of psychology, internet of things and hyper personal marketing help in brain bashing of buyers.

The Industrial Revolution introduced new technology – like the sewing machine. Clothes became easier, quicker and cheaper to make. Dressmaking shops emerged to cater for the middle classes.  Online shopping took off, and Fast Fashion retailers like H&M, Zara and Topshop took over the high street. These brands took the looks and design elements from the top fashion houses and reproduced them quickly and cheaply. With everyone now able to shop for on-trend clothes whenever they wanted, it’s easy to understand how the phenomenon caught on.

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Land-filling by used and unused cloths is one of the biggest problem.

Fast fashion focuses on speed and low costs in order to deliver frequent new collections inspired by catwalk looks or celebrity styles. But it is particularly bad for the environment, as pressure to reduce cost and the time it takes to get a product from design to shop floor means that environmental corners are more likely to be cut. Criticisms of fast fashion include its negative environmental impact, water pollution, the use of toxic chemicals and increasing levels of textile waste.

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E commerce further increased the rate of buying by placing shop in everybody’s mobile.

Most of us associate the term ‘fast fashion’ with the big brands like Zara, H&M, Forever21 and Topshop. Sustainable fashion fans have rightly called these big brands out for their poor practices and waste. Almost all new brands that have picked up the same destructive business model and do and say almost nothing about sustainability. Simplest solution is to buy as less as possible, buy classic fashion, use mix, use match techniques, buy accessories rather dresses, use organic and natural fibre, buy handlooms and handmade dresses.

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Child Labor, very low wages and deadly working condition is very common.

The $2.5 trillion fashion industry is one of the largest users of water globally (pdf), according to the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), noting that producing one cotton shirt requires 2,700 liters of water—”the amount a person drinks in 2.5 years.” The agency also estimates that one in six people worldwide works in a job related to fashion, an industry whose supply chain has a reputation for unsafe conditions, child labor, and other exploitative practices, especially for girls and women.

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Global Warming and Climate Change is directly linked to fast fashion consumption.

Why Avoid Fast Fashion:

  • Fast fashion exploits overseas workers.
  • Fast fashion contributes to the decline of handlooms and job creation by computerized mass production.
  • Fast fashion is environmentally disastrous.
  • Fast fashion can wind up costing you more than “real” clothes.
  • Fast fashion’s low quality changes how you think about clothes.
  • Fast fashion collaborations trick you into paying for the name.
  • Fast fashion distorts your sense of value.
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What we can do to avoid problem caused by fast fashion :

Buy Less

Buy what you need, buy things that you love, and take care of what you own.

Establish Your Priorities

 If you’re passionate about the environment, choose clothing made with organic or recycled fibers. If you care deeply about fair-labor practices, search for locally made items or fair-trade certification.

Know That You’re paying very less but why

Most fast fashion retailers are able to drive down their prices because they produce cheaply in factories in China or Bangladesh–factories that Cline herself went to visit and found that their working conditions and salaries were not necessarily fair.

Know Your Brands

The internet makes it simple to locate brands that have ethical business practices and a style that suits you. Know that manufacturers who use organic cotton and recycled fibers are making more than just a trendy choice. Apparel companies aren’t required to list the chemicals in their fabrics.

Hire a Tailor

Obviously not everyone has the time or inclination to learn to sew. But happily, there are these people called tailors and seamstresses who will actually do it for you.

Recycle, Reuse, Reduce

Alteration and Size change is possible. For one time event or wearing at home, take old dresses from father, mother, siblings and friends, tell them it is to save environment. Reduce your consumption of fast fashion, buy less but good quality classic fashion items.

Buy Second Hand or Vintage

If you can’t afford independent designers, then buying from thrift stores or second hand is a great option.

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Visit Rome : The empire, ancient history,  Colosseum, Vatican and much more as Rome was not built in a day

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It was Jun’16 Brunel and Coventry University, at both places regular regular classes were over and summer holidays started after exams and the next was project work. We decided to visit Europe and Rome was last destination. We included Rome in list because of its  most beautiful historical sites. Venice and Florence was covered. From Florence Santa Maria, we took train. It took 2 hours and cost 12 euro each. Our hotel was walking distance from railway station – Roma Termini and near to top tourist place Pizza Di Santa Maria Maggiore. The name of hotel was Sante Prasade, it was very economical stay and in city centre. Actually in Netherlands, Germany, Prague and other countries we spent all the money so going in low cost was only option available to us. The best thing was the hotel was in city centre and walkable distance from many top attractions.

One can view best scenery of Tuscany Reason and beautiful villages.

It was amazing to see such historical city, roads were made of stones, buildings were designed in ancient look, at each kilometer there was something to see. But June was hot, I think it was not best time. Also bare body, in towel only and religious cap many Bangladeshi citizens were spotted working in restaurant kitchens.

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In Night one can enjoy light and sound program about ancient Rome and history.

In night, there were lots of programs near historical sites and temperature was also fine. The best thing was the program we saw in night it was Julius Caesar with laser light and sound effect on ancient architecture walls and ruins.  Here is our list, if you get a chance must visit Rome.

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Pantheon

The Pantheon’s architecture has inspired copycats around the globe with its tall columns reaching toward the sky, expansive interior and impressive dome with the sun shining through the oculus, a 27-foot hole in the center of the rotunda.

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Colosseum

The largest structure left to us by Roman antiquity, the Colosseum still provides the model for sports arenas – present day football stadium design is clearly based on this oval Roman plan. The building was begun by Vespasian in AD 72, and after his son Titus enlarged it by adding the fourth story, it was inaugurated in the year AD 80 with a series of splendid games.

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Forum

Forum Romanum or Roman Forum is one of the most iconic tourist places in Rome – considered as a centre of ancient Roman civilisation, culture, and ethos.

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Trevi Fountain

This mythological site is best viewed at night when lights illuminate the fountain. However, some travelers lament the Trevi’s many tourists and aggressive local street vendors. Located in Corso and Spagna, the Trevi Fountain sits off the Barberini metro stop. It is free to visit 24/7.

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Piazza del Campidoglio

Piazza del Campidoglio was the result of famous painter Michelangelo’s plan for the revival of the Capitoline Hill, a site of great importance since antiquity.

Piazza del Campidoglio is located on top of the Capitol Hill in Rome, where Roman Divinities were once praised and nowadays it is headquarter of the Italian Government.
The current structure is dated to 1560, as a result of the project by Michelangelo Buonarroti inspired by pre-existent buildings.

This is a relatively small public square, for pedestrians only, on an ancient spot. It’s the only square on the world where all the surrounding buildings are designed by one person: Michelangelo.

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Vatican

Far less modest are the adjacent Vatican Museums, an exhausting feast of art, and home to the world’s most famous frescoes in the legendary Sistine Chapel, Michelangelo’s astounding ceiling and wall frescoes that take the cake – picture terrified sinners and ravishing prophets bursting out in 3-D brilliance.

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Leonel Messi’s Style or Cristiano Ronaldo’s CR7 own Collection, What you like?

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Messi is most stylish footballer ever however global sports brand CR7 owned by Cristiano Ronaldo. Messi is most followed sports fashion icon for men. Messi also launched fashion label logo which was in court case for 7 years against other Italian brand Massi. Messi won the case, let’s wait and watch if full fledged online and retail is on the way. As of now let’s see Messi’s Style and Ronaldo’s own CR7 Collection.

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While accepting his magnificent trophy, Lionel wore a reverse polka dot tux with a matching bow tie (above). The resplendent aura of the footballer made the tux stand out. After 7years, Lionel Messi won challenge over trademark of his logo ‘Messi’ against ‘Massi’ a clothing brand.

The Barcelona great introduced his own logo in 2011 on his personal social media and captioned it as, “I share with you my personal logo that represents who I am as a player and a person. Hope you like it.”

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, the record four-time world player of the year, won a European Union court challenge over the trademark rights to his own logo, defeating a Spanish cycling clothing maker who owns the name Massi.

 CR7 is label by Cristiano Ronaldo. Cristiano will undoubtedly become a very successful businessman after football life. Not only does the Portuguese number seven have an eye for boutiques and hotels, but also for fashion.

 

At club level, Messi and Ronaldo represented rivals FC Barcelonaand Real Madrid C.F.  Messi of Adidas and Ro naldo of Nike, Combining Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, Ronaldo has 321 million followers and Messi 181 million, as Messi does not use Twitter. If both together start a brand, perhaps it can be biggest launch in world have seen ever.

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Also Manchester United great David Beckham owns a line of fragrance perfumes and other products relating to mens fashion. David Beckham perfume business sells a variety of products for men named under specific categories.