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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 …

Casual-chic pajama to wear all day long

The spring/summer 2017 trend reconfirms pajama style as one of the must-have of the season, and you, dear friends, know perfectly well that I love it: I had already talked about it in My pajama style post. Comfortable and casual-chic style, can be worn indifferently day and evening, always matching the right accessories. The choice of pajama style provides the best fabric quality, best if you …

How to wear kaftan in town

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  Today I speak of a dress I love, of which I have already spoken to you, the kaftan. Indisputable protagonist of the summer, the kaftan was born in 600 BC in Persia. Long to the feet with bell shape sleeves and deep neckline, it is a men’s dress (Vogue encyclo), in the 1950’s, Diana Vreeland, famous editor and fashion journalist (Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue) after …

Little black dress: the timeless dress

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In today’s post I want to talk about the little black dress. Designed by Coco Chanel in 1926, the LBD has become a milestone in fashion history and, with various reinterpretations, continues to be one of the most popular clothing items of women. Who doesn’t have a little black dress in the closet? If you are among 10% of women who don’t own one, go …

How to be chic with any budget

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Is it possible to be chic even without spending a fortune? Absolutely yes. Being elegant is not a matter of spending, it depends primarily on how we choose and match the items we have in our closet. By following the few rules we can dress up some beautiful outfits with any budget. Three rules to dress well The number one rule is to buy items …

What to wear at 50

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There are many philosophies, dear friends, about what to wear at 50. My conviction is that we can wear everything we like, without anyone else making rules for us. I mean that each of us should express her personality and mood using fashion to show them. And each of us is different from the other. Tall, short, thin, shapely, curvy, brown, blond, red,  white each …

Positive energy in pink

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Positive energy in bright pink coat   In a recent post, when I asked if there is bias for bright colors with age, many overfifty responded not to have any. I can not but agree with them because I love the colors, I feel them to give a positive energy. One of those I love most is the bright pink. Do you remember the post …