Archive for November 17th, 2008

How to Dress Like Harry Potter

Harry Potter is a big hit with kids, and even with some adults. Naturally people want to dress up like him during holidays such as Halloween. Here’s how to dress up like our favorite boy wizard:Find an old black robeThe Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry’s official school uniform are black robes. You can easily find black robes in hire stores for graduation or academic ceremonies where old ones go for really low prices. You can also go to your local thrift store. Or, if you have a judge …

When Fashion Trends Die

What is a fashionista’s worst nightmare? Wearing something that’s was last season trend. Today’s fashion trends – or fads – are very fickle. The fashion industry is constantly on the lookout for what’s new, what’s in, what’s hot. Must-have items do not stay that way for long. The fashion cycleThe fashion cycle revolves quickly. The cycle begins with the arrival of the emerging trend. The American Marketing Association (AMA) calls this the “distinctiveness” part of the cycle. The new trend is ver…

What to Wear with Purple

What to Wear with Purple

Purple is actually a very elegant color, especially if your you wear it right and pair it with the right colors. Purple is one of the best hues to wear when the weather gets colder. Some experts even argue that purple is more flattering to the skin other winter colors such as black, gray and camel. Purple (arguably) goes well with the following colors: pink, blue, green, brown, orange, yellow How to wear purple rightPair your purples with other dark neutral colors. For instance, wear it under a…

What to Wear with Pink

What to Wear with Pink

Some women don’t like to wear pink. They probably feel that it’s too youthful, too girly, too cutesy. And there’s also that unfortunate stereotype that wearing pink makes one look like a naive, vulnerable female.  But pink looks good on almost any woman. It makes one look feminine. Be careful  though not to go head-to-foot “Barbie-pink” or your outfit might be mistaken for a costume or a candy-store uniform. Here’s how to wear pink the right way:Neutral shadesChoose neutral shades such as white,…

What to Wear with White

White goes well with anything. Make your whites come to life by pairing them with colors, prints and jeans. If all-the-way white is not your cup of tea, there’s an almost infinite number of ways to wear white right. StripesPlay up your stripes by pairing them with plain white trousers or skirts.SkinWhite not only helps show off prints, it also shows off your healthy skin. Opt for some sexy white draped, off-shoulder or biased-cut tops, or low jersey dresses. Your bare skin offsets the goody-good…