5 Perfect Pant & Shoe Combinations

When done right, mixing and matching pants and shoes can give your style a makeover and even change the way your legs look completely! The...

When done right, mixing and matching pants and shoes can give your style a makeover and even change the way your legs look completely!

The Boyfriend

Boyfriend jeans give you a more casual and relaxed look. Adding ballet flats or loafers will give make them appear more feminine and put together, perfect for the days you're in a rush to get out the door.

The Straight

Let's take it back to a classic look from the 90's. This style of pant pairs perfectly with your favorite pair of combat boots. This combination can make your legs look longer, and combat boots are a comfy choice when you'll be on your feet all day.

The Skinny

The combination of skinny jeans and western style boots is not going away anytime soon. This style is very flattering — especially if you have curves! Try completing the look with a casual tee or sweater.

The Crop Flare

This updated silhouette feels like a modern take on the traditional flare. It is ultra flattering because of its high waist, accentuating your curves in all the best ways. Pair it with a heeled boot to elongate your legs.

The Jumpsuit

A jumpsuit tends to be paired with classic sneakers, but some styles can be dressed up with heels to give it some edge. You can take your look from day to night just by changing your shoes!

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What Is A Qipao?

A qipao (also known as the cheongsam) is a traditional Chinese feminine and slim-fitting dress that is believed to have originated during the Manchu reign...

A qipao (also known as the cheongsam) is a traditional Chinese feminine and slim-fitting dress that is believed to have originated during the Manchu reign in China.

History

Qipaos began to grow in popularity in the 1920s and was worn by socialites in Shanghai up until the 1950s, where it was considered unacceptable during the Cultural Revolution. In the 1980s it rose back to prominence, making appearances in films, the runway and is even accepted as formal attire.

Design

Most of the qipao styles on the market today take inspiration from the style worn by Shanghai socialites in the 1920s and 1930s, considered by many to be a symbol of female liberation. They have a high collar and are slim and form fitting. They typically have a slit on the side and the sleeve length and style varies.

Color

For everyday, more casual wear, women generally choose light colors or subdued floral patterns. Red, bright yellow and purple are traditionally worn by royalty or for special occasions. In China, red qipaos are commonly worn for weddings, and white qipaos are worn for funerals.

Material

Qipaos are typically made from linen, polyester, cotton or silk. They can also be embroidered with pearls and other decorations.

 

 

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The Surprisingly Versatile Bodysuit

A bodysuit is a single piece of clothing similar to a leotard or one-piece swimsuit. While many women may wear them under their clothing for...

A bodysuit is a single piece of clothing similar to a leotard or one-piece swimsuit. While many women may wear them under their clothing for added support and shape, they can be utilized as a top for different occasions. You won't have to worry about re-tucking your top in all day, or adjusting it so the material falls just right on your body. It also fits well against your body and creates a flattering silhouette!

Bodysuits come in different styles for different occasions. Choose wisely.

Formal

This type of bodysuit is suitable in a more professional setting. Try styling it with a blazer and loose trousers for simple, office-approved fashion.

Sporty & Cute

A sporty bodysuit is a must-have item for every girl's summer wardrobe.

Sexy

Most bodysuits are sexy, but these are even sexier. This style is very suitable for night life and parties.

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How To Transition To A More Adult Wardrobe

When you reach your mid-twenties, you might find your miniskirts, crop tops and bandage dresses pushed to the back of your closet while you desperately...

When you reach your mid-twenties, you might find your miniskirts, crop tops and bandage dresses pushed to the back of your closet while you desperately search for something nice to wear to a job interview or meeting. Transitioning from a younger, more casual wardrobe to one that is a bit more professional and adult can be tricky, but we've put together some basic essentials every grown-ass woman needs. Check them out below!

Dresses

Replace any see-through, extra tight or cleavage heavy dresses with something more versatile. A good dress will take you from a busy day at the office to a classy date with the right accessories.

Blazers

A blazer instantly makes your look more professional and put together. Say goodbye to your loose-fitting, oversized jackets and opt for something that is fitted just right on your shoulders and torso.

Blouses & Shirts

It's time to move on from crop tops and that t-shirt you have with the sassy quote on it! A nice blouse is great for any professional setting, and they have a loose yet more structured fit if you're feeling bloated but still want to look put together. A crop top won't be quite as forgiving...

Pants

We all love our worn-in jeans and leggings, and there's no reason to say good bye to them just yet. But there are many situations you'll encounter as an adult where you can't wear something so casual. A pair of fitted dress pants will instantly elevate your outfit, and are the perfect alternative for any occasion where jeans just aren't appropriate.

Bags

Donate sparkly handbags, bags covered in brand logos/names, shapeless backpacks and tote bags to a teenage girl in need. It's now time for a chic, timeless bag you'll own for years and can fit all of your essentials in.

Shoes

Make some room among your sneakers, combat boots and those sky-high heels you bought for clubbing for more professional, classic footwear that won't get you a weird look at the office.

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7 Day Winter Capsule Wardrobe Challenge

Are you ready for a new style challenge this winter? What Is A Capsule Wardrobe? A capsule wardrobe is a collection of a few essential...

Are you ready for a new style challenge this winter?

What Is A Capsule Wardrobe?

A capsule wardrobe is a collection of a few essential and timeless items of clothing that won't go out of fashion that can be paired with seasonal accessories for a wardrobe that you won't have to worry about updating. If you are always buying clothing but don't end up wearing it, limiting yourself to a capsule wardrobe can save you a lot of time and hassle!

7 Day Winter Capsule Wardrobe Essentials

10 garments - 7 days. You'll be amazed at all of the different styles you can create!

3 Shirts

2 Dresses

2 Coats

1 Jeans, 1 Skirt and 1 Pair of Shoes

And here is the result:

If you love this idea, check out our "Re-Do Your Wardrobe" article to find out how to build a capsule wardrobe yourself!
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Brighten Up Your Life With Dopamine Dressing

Whaaaat’s that?  Dopamine Dressing: "The practice of wearing bright colors in an extroverted style in order to lift one's spirit." The concept is pretty simple:...

Whaaaat’s that? 

Dopamine Dressing: "The practice of wearing bright colors in an extroverted style in order to lift one's spirit."

The concept is pretty simple: choose colorful and fun clothes in the morning, don't skimp on extravagance and enjoy the triggering of those happy chemicals in your brain.

We have nothing to lose by trying, especially in winter when our mood is dampened by cold weather and dark skies.

Let's add some color to our lives!

 

Read on for more about Dopamine Dressing as well as some inspiration from fashionistas around the world.

Changing your mood with color

You're probably wondering how mood and fashion could be linked? The answer is in one word: COLORS.

But how can bright colors in our wardrobe actually lift our mood?

Colors can have a profound effect on our psychology. Indeed, the psychology of color demonstrates that colors evoke real emotional, behavioral and physical responses.  Carolyn Mair, a psychologist who has developed a course in fashion psychology at the London College of Fashion, claims that wearing bright, happy clothes has a significant effect on our mood.

However, our own perception of the colors you wear also plays an important role in how they may affect us. If you believe that wearing a certain color lifts your mood, the effects will be increased because it affects your cognitive processes (including your emotions).

 

What do the colors you wear say about you?

Colors you wear impact peoples’ perception of you (naturally); however the impact and meaning of colors varies by culture. Our subconscious attaches different values to certain colors because of their culturally assigned meanings.

The meaning of colors in Western societies: 

Red: Determination, desire, passion, courage

Pink: Femininity, love, care

Orange: Creativity, cheerfulness, enthusiasm

Yellow: Attention-grabbing, happiness, liveliness

Green: Calmness, naturalness, reliability

Blue: Peace, professionalism, loyalty

Purple: Power, mystery, nobility

Black: Elegance, sophistication, strength

Learn more about the meaning of colors around the world.

 

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What Is Ame-Caji Style?

"Ame-Caj," a cute combination of the words "American Casual" is a popular style found throughout Asia, particularly in Korea and Japan. If you live in...

"Ame-Caj," a cute combination of the words "American Casual" is a popular style found throughout Asia, particularly in Korea and Japan. If you live in China, you're also sure to have seen a cute girl wearing it on the streets.

The American influence comes from traditional workwear: overalls, newsboy caps and durable jackets. It's a hip, unisex style suitable for winter as it encompasses the use of many layers and covers a lot of skin.

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Give it a try today and see what types of looks you can create!

See how Korean Instagrammers are going crazy for this style:

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2018 Winter Coat Trends

Want to know which winter coat trends are worth investing in this season? THE PLAID COAT This pattern has been rocking our closet from summer...

Want to know which winter coat trends are worth investing in this season?

THE PLAID COAT

This pattern has been rocking our closet from summer to fall, and now winter. The classic look often appears in oversized coats or trench coats, keeping us warm and fashionable.

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THE FUR/FUR-TRIMMED COAT

A fur coat can help you improve and warm up your look in less than a second. All of our recommendations are fake fur.

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THE LEOPARD PRINT COAT

Animal prints have exploded in recent months, and they aren’t slowing down this winter.

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THE TRENCH COAT

You can never go wrong with a classic trench.

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THE TEDDY COAT

There’s no reason to pass up the teddy-bear coat, possibly the coziest outerwear trend for winter. Check out our complete style guide for the look here.

 

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Christmas Outfits For Every Occasion

Prepare some festive outfits for yourself this holiday season. The most fashionable time of the year is coming and someone is waiting for you under...
Prepare some festive outfits for yourself this holiday season. The most fashionable time of the year is coming and someone is waiting for you under the mistletoe!

For A Christmas Movie Marathon

Spending an afternoon or evening (or let's be honest - an entire day) watching Christmas movies is a must! And even if you are just lying at home in front of a TV, matching pajamas are never a bad idea.

For Baking Christmas Cookies

You will definitely need a Christmas apron for this! Wear something comfy like a T-shirt and a pair of loose trousers, but be sure to add a Santa hat to add a festive touch.

For Christmas Festivals

One of the best things about Christmas are the Christmas festivals. Dress your best when you attend!

For Singing Carols

Belt out Desk the Halls and We Wish You A Merry Christmas in a warm and festive outfit!

For A Christmas Party

Sexy, elegant and festive is how you should look for a Christmas party. The rule is choose any two colors in the Christmas color palette and mix them together. For example: red/white, black/green, gold/white...

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Your New Best Friend, The Teddy Coat

Temperatures are starting to drop these days! We've been itching to start layering up in some cute winterwear, and we're starting things off with one...

Temperatures are starting to drop these days! We've been itching to start layering up in some cute winterwear, and we're starting things off with one of our favorite jackets of the season - the Teddy Jacket. It's both sophisticated and comfortable, exactly what you want for a chic winter look that will keep you warm but won't turn you into a shapeless burrito. Read on for some styling tips and some of our favorite options!

Keep it colorful

A teddy coat isn't just teddybear colored. They come in a wide variety of colors and can be mixed and matched in many different ways. Take a look at these beautiful instagram-ers and see how they style their colorful coats.

Length matters

Highschool chic, sporty, elegant or glamorous? It's all depends on the length of the coat you are wearing.

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