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What to wear for an elegant evening

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How many times have you been having an elegant evening and panicking because you do not know what to put on and maybe open the closet and feel even more desperate because you find nothing that feels suitable for you on the occasion? Don’t despair you can always wear a pair of black pants and a pajamas-style shirt to fix the evening. If you have …

How to choose the vest

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Today I want to talk to you about a particular item: the vest. Men’s clothing, which is now in disuse, is most often offered in a female version. Vest reappraisal is endless, from the short waistcoat to wear as a top to the long vest, passing through the middle. We’ve seen it in rock style in the post Long vest? In a rock way or …

The leather jacket: which to choose

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A piece that is an investment and that doesn’t lose charm with the years is the leather jacket. The biker model has made the history of cinema: do you remember the mysterious Marlon Brando in the movie The Wild One or the springy John Travolta in the Grease movie? Jacket made for motorcyclists and purely male, is worn by a woman for the first time in …

Cotton jacket for mid-season

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What to wear in the mid-season? Last week I showed you kimono as a garment for the mid-season, but if the temperatures drop some degree and is not cold yet? A cotton or woolen jacket or cardigan  can be the ideal garment to wear in the morning and evening. Don’t think of a simple jacket and a bit sad, because what I have in mind …

Kimono: easy and trendy

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We are in the most difficult season for matchmaking. Summer is over, but the days are still hot, even though in the evening and in the morning the  air is crisp. Too early for jackets and sweaters, what do we wear? Kimono, or its evolution, is the answer to the question. I’ve talked to you about this garment  easy  because its soft line is good for …

Long shirt, the garment for every size

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I love the long shirt, an evergreen garment, which is good at every age and size. It doesn’t matter if it has side slits or buttons at the front, the length is the decisive aspect, because it tends to slim even the more shapely women. From the white cotton shirt to the silk shirt, the choice depends on the match we want to make. How …

How to wear a poncho to be chic

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The poncho is not a usual garment. It usually is worn in winter, but there are also some models in silk to wear all year round. Colors, shape and material determine the style of this garment. I remember, at the end of the 1970s, those knitted with alpaca wool, Andean designs, and fringed in the bottom were fashionable. I had fallen in love so much that …

The lace top: how to match it

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I do not know you, but I love lace and often buy tops or dresses of this fabric that meets my romantic side. The reversal of the medal is given by the transparency that, unless you are models in the catwalks, it is necessary to reduce, at least in part. What to wear under the lace top Usually dresses have built-in undergarments that solve the …

How to be elegant

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  Being elegant and refined is not a very difficult thing, even if often, because we’re in a hurry or because we do not want it, some combinations could be improved. There is no need to have great wardrobes, as I have said so many times, are the combinations to make an outfit “right”. Even with a limited budget, we can choose very nice things …

The colored lbd

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The timeless dress and passepartuot for every occasion is the LBD, designed by Coco Chanel, this dress has become a milestone in fashion history. Suitable for any type of woman, with the appropriate variants, the Petite robe noire can also be colored, without losing its charm. Practical, elegant and timeless, the lbd is the best-selling and most beloved dress from women. The colored lbd is …

Dress 50s style for summer 2017

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50’s style has infected fashion for summer 2017. Close-fitting bustier and fluttering skirts are the prerogatives of this style:  bon ton and feminine. Do you remember Emma Stone in the movie La la land and her glamorous dresses? If you want to be fashionable you should wear something like that. Stylists such as  Chiara Boni, Dolce&Gabbana, Ermanno Scervino, Del Pozo and Christian Siriano have proposed their …

Transparencies and slits: how to wear them at 50

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Transparencies and slits are always associated with young, beautiful and toned bodies, but we can wear this kind of dress even if overforty or overfifty, because none of us want to give up our femininity and the chance to be admired and desired. Ageless charm Two great actresses who are 70 years old and are not only beautiful and desirable, but also extremely elegant, teach …