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Platinum Engagement Bands

The charm of platinum engagement rings is difficult to resist. They are the best choice for couples who want their engagement rings to last for a lifetime. The natural white sheen, strength, rarity and durability of platinum make it an ultimate symbol of true love and commitment.

There are several reasons to choose platinum as a metal for your engagement ring:

  • Shine and Durability– White metal is the favourite in modern times as it goes well with a range of ensemble. Platinum is a precious metal and rings made with this metal are 95% pure. It does not require any plating and can maintain its shine for a very long time. Platinum bands come with flawless white shine and smooth polish which is not found in any other metal.
  • Purity– Platinum jewellery is 95% pure. Its purity is much more as compared to other precious metals. This gives platinum an added advantage over other metals.
  • Density- The density of platinum allows it to hold diamond and other precious gemstones in the most secured way.
  • Hypoallergenic– Many people suffer from metal allergies and get skin rashes by wearing accessories made of gold and silver. Platinum is a hypoallergenic
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Choose The Right Wig For Your Face Shape

Determining Your Face Shape

There are 3 ways one can determine their face shape. The first method is the mirror method. Tie back your hair and while in front of the mirror, trace your face shape on the mirror and compare the shape from the images that you can find in the internet. The second method is the tracing method. If you have an old photograph, you can trace out the outline of your face. If you feel that the two methods do not work for you, you can use a measuring tape to measure your face from the tip of your hairline down to your chin and from the farthest corner of your jaw area.

Face Shape

Once you determine your face shape, it is now time to determine which wig would flatter your face and which ones you should avoid.

An oval-shaped face has an advantage among other face shapes because they can wear almost all styles as the facial construction is well balanced and proportioned. A shorter or a longer wig style would accentuate the person’s features especially one that is off the face. People with oval-shaped facial construction should however avoid wearing wigs with bangs as …

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Organic Body Jewelry

Wood

This is one of the most popular types of organic body jewelry in the market today. It is stylish, lightweight and cheap. You could make assortment of creative designs with this and wear it on any part of the body. Wood is the most preferred material for making jewelry because it is natural and blends into the body. Do remember to remove it once in a while and clean it with jojoba oil or likewise that keeps the wood moist.

However, a big drawback of this is that it cannot be autoclave sterilized. That implies that it can contain bacteria and other harmful particles. Therefore it is not ideal for long time wear, for new piercings or unhealed piercings. Also try to use wood pieces that are not mixed in dye or other toxic metals.

Ivory

Until a big crackdown began on ivory dealings, this was another popular form of body jewelry. Ivory tusk from elephants fall in this category. However, walrus and Mastodon’s tusks are also used to make jewelry. Many people wear this mainly on ear and nose piercings. Given its large size it cannot be used on smaller body parts. It could be used individually or …

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Cat Tank Top

Classic tank top

Conventional by its name, classic tops are the ones which feature a relaxed fit (not too far), neither too sporty not too constrictive by the fit, with broad shoulder straps. You can wear it for with possibly anything and everything because all what matters is that the style is meant for summers and is a staple outfit for any occasion that you look out for.

With the cat print on your top, you can wear it for the shopping trips with friends or alone time with your feline friend to give her company. You can even sport it at a girls night out at your friend’s place keeping in mind the love you and your kitty share.

Flowy tank tops

With the advancements paving the path for the newer styles, the flowy tank tops are for women who love to sport the relaxed fit with an additional length that goes beyond their torso. With a forming fit (not too body hugging) on the bust, the flowy options let you hid that stomach flab as well as let you breathe free.

Women who find bulky stomach a problem, the loose fit with your favorite kitty print on it …

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Dress For The Office In Style

Focus on fit – Proper fitting of the outfit should be your primary concern. Do not let your ill-fit clothes destroy your style statement. Avoid wearing large or skinny fit because neither of them can make you look good. You must wear properly fitted clothes to look smart.

Build with basics – After getting the idea about your correct fit, start filling up your wardrobe with basics. At first try to get mix and match clothes so that you can wear them with any outfit. Different types of jackets, pants, ties and shirts should be your first priority. Go creative with different patterns, colours and textures, after a solid closet full of basics has been built by you.

The business casual essentials – The maximum levels of versatility can be achieved by you with minimum effort by choosing your essentials very carefully.

Blazers – Get a proper fitted blazer that should not peak on your shoulders. The blazer should fit square with slim sides. It should not be very long and finish just below your hip. You must show off the cuffs of your shirt from the jacket. After purchasing a blazer, see a tailor to get all these details.…

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Using Vintage Fabric

Organic cotton is often known as the natural fiber, conventional cotton uses around 9% of the world’s agrochemical pesticides, about 20% of the world’s insecticides and 8% of the world’s chemical fertilizers. This is because cotton flowers are very prone to attacks from insects forcing conventional cotton growers to use high levels of chemicals and genetically modified seeds. A typical conventional cotton t-shirt uses about 150 grams of very toxic pesticides and insecticides. Keeping these fabrics out of the landfills is a must.

A love of fashion and vintage is used to tackle domestic abuse and to empower women. In Port Talbot, South Wales a company called Material Girls. It uses volunteers from the charity to run this shop and all proceeds are reinvested into the charity.

This charity is Port Talbot and Afan Women’s Aid to provide support for women and children who have been involved with domestic abuse. It was founded in 1979. One thing supported is emergency housing so the women and children can rebuild their lives and move forward. PTAWA offers support services that prevent the cycle of domestic abuse

This charity has used the proceeds from their fashions to operate a safe house and accommodated …

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Simplicity of a Polo Shirt

The polo shirt as we know it is one such icon that was born out of necessity and is nothing more than a comfortable top that allowed for better mobility while playing tennis. Yet its impact in the world of fashion has been immense and noteworthy. What was once just a comfortable shirt for sweating it out on the tennis court is now an icon of class, finesse and maturity and sophistication. Polo shirts are among the most versatile piece of clothing that a man can possibly own. Sure it is no match for the raw appeal of a printed t shirt, but absolutely nothing gives your casual fashion that touch of the purest elegance like a polo shirt does.

This potent elegance, of the polo shirt, while being naturally simple appears to be a combination that is too good to be true. No wonder it is widely considered to be a fashion essential. So how do you wear it? The problem in the world of fashion is that one small mistake in your choice of clothing can spell disaster and quickly give you a reputation of being the weirdly clothed guy if you are not careful. So now we …

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Blue Amber

Increasing Mental Stability

The blue amber when worn on a necklace or a bracelet interacts with the skin. It produces certain effects within the biological composition of the body. The effects manifest in the form of increased mental alertness and stability. If you were a very short tempered and fickle minded person before, you would notice a considerable change in this behavior.

Upgrading Your Mental Alertness

It will make you more alert mentally. Thus you can concentrate on your work better and can deliver results in a fast and efficient manner. This is a very common problem among youth who have reduced alertness as their mind venture to several thoughts quickly. People who have worn rings with these ‘stones’ have reported their mental alertness increased manifold.

A Better Control on Your Emotions

This variety is also found to create an emotional stability. Often we tend to become very sensitive to small matters and get affected easily. We lose our control and do things which are not at all expected from us. If you are someone facing this sort of problem, don’t blame yourself entirely. Situations that you face in life also contribute to these problems. Such amber rings have proved …

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Choose the Tracksuit

The Place You Intend To Wear the Tracksuits

If you are thinking of wearing the tracksuits for the purpose of exercise then you do not need a fashionable one. You can go for the fashionable ones only if you are too much concerned about the current styles. During the winter seasons try to opt for the thicker tracksuits. This will help you to endure the cold weather. When you are in the public places avoid wearing the tracks and go for casual dressing styles.

The Color of the Tracksuits

Do you have any color fantasies? If yes, then you should definitely choose those colors and make them a part of your closet. For other times you can choose the tracksuits according to the skin tone of your body. Choosing a darker shaded one during the hot summer days is not a great option. You will feel hotter and tend to sweat more. For tracksuits, navy blue, gray, are the best colors. Some of the track tops might differ in color. You have to choose that one which you feel the best.

The Type of the Tracksuits

There are various styles of tracksuits available. Some are hooded and some without the …

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Types of T-Shirt Printing Methods

Modern Digital Printing

The digital printing is direct printing on the garment. It is a newer concept and is sometimes known to work like an inkjet printer. The best part is that they use higher resolution prints. This gives detailed images on the garments. The digital t-shirt printing makes the prints to be soft on the shirts. They look best with artworks that have gradients, tones, and different shadings. They are mostly found to be long lasting. The cost of this kind of printing is very low. There are one-off designs possible with the types of printing. They give a professional finishing.

Traditional Screen Printing

This is considered to be one of the best types of t-shirt printing. The printing creates a template or stencil effect. The printing is done by holding the screen in place. Earlier the silk screens were used, now it has been replaced by a nylon mesh. The ink is flooded to the screen. To ensure the right amount of ink gets into all the parts of the shirts a squeegee is used to press down the paint. After the design is painted the screen is removed. Then the paint is dried or cured. This is …

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