A few months back I wrote about the key fashion trends for women for Summer 2018 and how it was all about 80’s style neon, colour pop and frizzy hair. Well I never got the chance to go into the top fashion accessories that you will need this Summer. We all like to keep up with the trend, even if it’s just with accessories.
Accessories for your Summer look, does come in the form of the bumbag this year, yep the 80’s are here! I must admit as a kid I loved my bumbag. I carried all sorts of things in it. The less obvious would be a belt bag. You can get some really lovely leather ones which would smarten up any outfit. If you are heading to the beach lots over the course of the Summer you will need a gorgeous woven leather bag or a tote bag. The oversize large bags are perfect for this and one of the top key trends for Summer 2018.
Socks are one piece of your attire you might not put much thought into. In fact, it may be one of the number one things you go a little cheap on in your wardrobe. However, finding the right socks for your lifestyle and situation takes a few steps, and it’s worth putting the time to do so.
There are a few factors to consider. For one, how active are you? What issues do you have with your feet? Do you have a high arch? General questions like these about your feet and lifestyle are the key to finding the right socks.
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As we approach Summer, it’s time to look at the top hair trends for Summer 2018. Bold experimental looks and colours are all in. With throwback looks of the 70’s and 90’s. Middle partings and oversized braids are going to be huge this year.
Sleek and structured updos are big on the catwalk. They show off the face, team it with a stunning dress and you are sorted for a night out.
Short bob styles with the ends curled in are big news for the easy to maintain look. In fact if you have a problem with a receding hairline and not feeling the most confident you can opt for lace front wigs which can make you feel amazing about your hair. You wouldn’t know it but the woman in the photo below is wearing one.
Photo credit: Divatress.
You have a diverse closet – it runs the gamut from cocktail dresses and dressy blouses to boyfriend jeans and t-shirts. You have an ensemble for every kind of occasion, which means you should have a bra for each one, too.
Whether you’re sporting a tank top and shorts or a little black dress with a plunging neckline, wearing the right bra underneath can make or break your look. But, with so many options out there, how do you know which bras are truly essential?
Make sure these five bras are in your collection, and you’ll be set for any style situation.
The epitome of versatility, the t-shirt bra is one you’ll definitely want in your rotation. Look for one with seamless cups and straps, as you can wear it under a form-fitting tee or tank worry-free.
This is a bra you might want in multiple colors, given that it’s kind of an all-purpose, ultra-comfortable style, and just because it’s called a t-shirt bra doesn’t mean you can’t wear it under other types of clothing. Definitely consider investing in a nude one, as it can be worn under white and lighter colored tops without showing.
If anyone knows how to work hard and play harder, it’s you. Between the long hours at the office and the thrill-seeking adventures on the weekends, it’s no wonder you’ve been considering easing up on the adrenaline rush of life and giving in to the relaxing fit that is athleisure.
Do yourself (and your sanity) a favor and let your wardrobe guide you to a more Zen way of living. Check out our guide to an athleisure wardrobe for spring and we promise you’ll be ready to climb any mountain life throws at you without even breaking a sweat.
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The phrase ‘smart casual’ can crop up anywhere — for a wedding, cocktail party or even a business event. But the line can sometimes become blurred between too formal and too casual, so what should you and your partner be wearing? CT Shirts, retailers of men’s slim fit suits, give us some advice.
Going for business casual
Sometimes, you might not be given any hints as to what the dress code is. Some offices and workplaces have ‘dress down Fridays’ or a casual dress code every day. However, it’s still nice to make an effort and look reasonably smart — even if this doesn’t involve a ball gown or three-piece suit and tie.
There are some occasions where you’re asked to dress specifically ‘smart casual’. At a dinner party for example, a men’s shirt and tuxedo or ball gown is not expected but slack jeans and a T-shirt would be looked down upon. Or, for a first interview — it may specify casual in the email, but first impressions count and your outfit should still be carefully considered.
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Often, a ‘smart casual’ dress is a secure option. It avoids the error of looking like you don’t take pride in your appearance and prevents you feeling out-of-place by dressing too formally.