Shopping for a Little Black Dress – Perfect for Any Occasion

The darling little black dress is one owned by most women (and most certainly will not be going out of style anytime soon), if a woman does not own one then they should! This hot number is one that can be worn in a variety of places for a variety of different events and reasons. Have a social gathering with friends, your birthday party, or what about trying to get your ex to notice you? A little black dress may do you some good. Some shops has a number of little black dresses that can suite your needs. Their dresses are not all plain little numbers, but they offer some with sparkle and pizzas that are sure to knock anyone, man or woman, off of their feet.

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Most shops specialty seems to be the short mini. The sweetheart neckline dresses are plenty. They usually feature a bedazzled, sparkly or embellished top, with a plain black bottom. Another of their specialties seems to be the one shoulder mini. The dress offers you a little skin without showing off everything. The minis allow a woman to show off her beautiful legs and are elegant yet very sexy. Ruffles, tulle, and sparkle detailing are plenty throughout the designs displayed as well.

Sheath silhouettes, and as stated before, sweetheart necklines are plentiful. Most shops offers over one hundred sheath silhouettes and forty sweetheart neckline gowns. While most styles are mini the site offers up some knee length gowns as well. The most popular fabric used is that of chiffon and coming in second chartreuse and dresses coming in general and plus sizes. Together they have over one hundred gowns between them. If you are on a budget, then you are in luck as well, as they offer about fifty dresses under one hundred dollars, with most dresses between one hundred and one hundred and fifty dollars.

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Affordable Ways To Change Your Hairstyle

A hair makeover is a great idea. It can help you to switch up your look and help you feel more confident, while also making you look younger. A trip to the salon can be expensive, but just because funds are tights – doesn’t mean you can’t change up your style. Here are some great ways to change your hair on the cheap to achieve a beautiful new look that will make you look and feel great, inside and out.

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Get a cut, help a trainee

You don’t need to go to a top stylist to enjoy a fresh new ‘do. Many salons will offer a discounted rate if you book an appointment with one of their trainees. You’ll be in safe hands as they’ll be supervised and you’ll be doing a good deed by helping them to practice their skills. Take a look at some of the latest hairstyle trends, save a photo and head to your nearest salon to get a hot new cut.

Add extensions

Extensions are a simple way to change your hairstyle, letting you add volume, length or color that can be removed easily. Give tape in hair extensions a try as an affordable way to try them out, without having to shell out hundreds of dollars for hair extension bonds. They’re easy to apply and can be taken out when you’re done with them, so they’re great for a quick change of style for a special event or a night out.

Try at-home hair color

It’s easier than ever to color your hair at home. You can now achieve ombre, highlights or rich all over color easily at home using a kit bought from a drugstore or online. Color flashes are becoming increasingly popular at the moment, and they only last a few washes, so you can try them for a short period and move onto your next style! There are some fantastic at-home hair dye kits to choose from that make it easy to make a successful color change without the salon.

Watch hair tutorials

If you’ve ever wanted to create swish beach waves or the perfect blow dry, then YouTube is your new best friend. You can watch some amazing tutorials on YouTube that will teach you how to create some amazing new hairstyles that will be sure to impress. Choose from videos made by professional stylists and beauty bloggers to help you learn new hair styling skills that will let you build up your skills easily.

A new hairstyle is a great way to pick yourself up if you’ve been feeling down or lacking in confidence. Looking great doesn’t have to cost a fortune, and there are plenty of ways you can change up your style without breaking the bank. If your new style doesn’t quite turn out how you’d like it, pick a good hairdresser who’s affordable and understands your hair type to fix the damage. Enjoy new hair and a new you by trying out some of the style tips above.

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Wild About Onesies: Where to Wear Them With Pride

Where can you wear a onesie without looking like an escaped mental patient? If you are one of a growing number of all-in-one converts the answer to that question will undoubtedly be ‘everywhere’, but no matter how comfortable and warm you might feel when wearing it society is simply not ready for the sight of you in your onesie. All-in-ones are simply not acceptable forms of outerwear in this day and age unless you are an eccentric billionaire or a member of One Direction. To avoid ridicule and possible incarceration, it is usually advisable to keep your onesie safely behind closed doors and not venture further than your front doorstep. However, if you have a burning need to show the world just how fabulous you look in an adult romper, the following style tips will help you pull off one of the most difficult fashion trends the world has ever seen.

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How to Accessorize Your Onesie

The centuries old style advice of ‘less is more’ has never been truer than when it comes to the onesie. Loud animal prints or neon stripes are great for the home, but stick to neutral block colours for outside. A simple black onesie with minimal make up and a pair of converse trainers will create a casual, laidback look that will not cause too much of a stir. Heading out in a tiger print onesie complete with ears and tail will leave you open to some well-deserved staring and pointing. Shoes are extremely important when it comes to rocking the onesie when out and about, and simple sport shoes in a matching colour are your one and only option. If you have to wear high heels, an ultra-trendy boiler suit teamed with some statement jewellery and big hair is a better choice, and this style is currently enjoying a comeback this season thanks to Cheryl Cole. The onesie is designed for ultimate comfort and should always be understated, but that doesn’t mean you can commit the unforgivable fashion crime of teaming it with a pair of Uggs.

Where You Can Wear It

Once you know how to make your onesie fit for public consumption, the amount of places you can where it will greatly increase. A trip to the local supermarket provides the perfect opportunity, and running small errands such as picking up dry cleaning, a trip to the hairdresser or simply walking the dog through the local park are all acceptable venues for onesies. Camping holidays, festivals and charity events are also perfect locations, and a onesie also doubles up as the easiest fancy dress costume in history.

Where You Probably Shouldn’t Wear It

Any nightclub that will actually allow you through the door in a onesie is probably not the kind of establishment that you will want to be seen in, unless of course you are in Essex where they are mandatory. Never wear one to work unless you were already planning on getting fired, and showing up to court in a onesie will probably add extra years onto your sentence. Picking your kids up from school in your onesie will relegate them to the status of social lepers until graduation, and hosting dinner parties whilst wearing one will definitely creep out your guests.

Always remember that the onesie is only a small step up from your regular pajamas, so they will probably never be completely acceptable as outdoor attire. Even 24-hour supermarkets have banned their customers from doing the weekly shop at 4am in their dressing gowns, so that snooty saleswoman shooting you disapproving looks for wearing your onesie to Tiffany’s is well within her right. If you enjoy standing out from the crowd, then a onesie will certainly help you on your mission, and no one could ever accuse you of being behind on the latest trends. Every few years a controversial piece of clothing comes into the spotlight, and in the past leather leggings, yoga pants and shoulder pads were all seen as difficult trends to pull off. The lifecycle of a new and original piece of clothing can be compared to German philosopher Arthur Shopenhaur’s three phases of truth which states “First, it will be ridiculed. Secondly it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.”

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Hot heels – Shoes you need right now!

Flat shoes have many benefits; they’re comfortable, practical and go with almost any outfit. But there are times when only a heel will do. Instantly boosting your height and making your legs look longer, they’re superbly flattering and always make you feel great. Here’s a rundown of this season’s total must-have heels.

Comfy wedges

These shoes are the perfect choice when you want all the advantages of wearing high heels but with additional comfort. They are fabulously versatile, being practical enough to wear for work during the daytime but easily smart enough to continue on into the evening. They are also available in a range of heel heights, from low heels of an inch or so to much higher platform wedges. For an eye-catching look, choose shoes with contrasting colours on the wedge and uppers. This season’s wedges feature textured material such as suede and are patterned with bold animal or floral print designs.

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Killer high heels

There’s nothing like a really fabulous pair of heels to make you feel on top of the world. Sling backs used to scream a style bypass, but they’ve had a serious makeover and should be top of your killer heels list. Elasticated or adjustable straps make them easy to get on and often feature additional decorative details. If you want the extra height but aren’t confident in really high heels, choose platform sling backs which are easier to walk in. Peep-toe shoes showing off brightly painted toenails will make your feet look truly irresistible. A great alternative to the sling back is the ankle-strap sandal. Best worn with skirts to emphasize their striking shape, these can go as low or high as you like. They’re ideal for smart occasions such as weddings and parties, especially if you choose some of the gorgeous glittery and metallic styles around.

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Brilliant boots

For those days when you need a little more coverage, boots are the ideal choice. But there’s no need to reach for your wellies just yet. The latest boots will see you through from summer to winter, looking fabulous all year round. Classic, flat pull-on Chelsea boots are incredibly popular but for something with a little more height, choose a pair of shoe boots. Platform ankle boots in nude complement any outfit perfectly. Alternatively, choose glossy black boots with metallic studs and buckle detailing for a sharp, urban look. High-heeled cowboy boots are perfect, either with jeans for a relaxed country feel or paired with a floaty floral skirt for a boho hippy vibe. Either way, they’re a fashion-forward and practical choice when hitting the festival circuit. There’s a whole host of great options around, so click here for leather boots in a range of styles.

You can never have too many pairs of shoes and with some killer heels in your wardrobe, you know you’ll always have the perfect finishing touch for any outfit.

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