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Tips for selecting the right clothes for your body shape

May 11, 2018
Tips for selecting the right clothes for your body shape

Window shopping is easy when visiting one of your favourite clothing shops in South Africa. However, when it comes to actually trying that cute little black number on with your new pair of suede heels, it’s not as perfect as you anticipated it to be. Do not let this hurt your feelings. It doesn’t mean there’s something wrong with your body, it just means that the dress wasn’t made to suit your body shape. As it stands, you probably know…

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Handbags throughout history: the evolution of the humble purse

February 19, 2018

Your handbag is one of your most closely guarded items. Often it holds more than just your purse and cell phone, also your diary, organiser, lip gloss, face powder, face wipes, emergency gum, pens, lipliner… the list is endless. The history of the handbag is an interesting one, starting in the stone age and evolving into what we have now. Handbags started out as men’s accessories In the early 1900s, the idea of a ladies’ handbag was fairly non-existent. A…

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Fashion Health

Finding the right fit: Why shoes require some serious thought before purchase

January 5, 2018

Ladies, it’s not always about the highest heel, brightest colour or prettiest looking shoe. When you’re browsing for shoes, there are other things to keep in mind. Things that will have an effect on your body if ignored. It’s about finding the shoe that fits as perfectly as Cinderella’s magic glass slipper. Foot problems as a result of the “wrong shoe” There are a few issues that can arise as a result of you forcing your foot into a shoe…

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Underwear questions you need to know but are too embarrassed to ask

December 14, 2017

When it comes to underwear, there’s a lot more to them than what meets the eye. While it may seem pretty obvious, many people are faced with questions about their underwear choice. We agree that some of them are too awkward to ask out loud, so in that case, we’ve got you covered: How bad is it to wear the same underwear twice in a row? If you’ve skipped a laundry day and are forced to wear the same pair…

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She’s Got Sole: A history of the high-heeled shoe

November 10, 2017

Every woman knows that the perfect high-heeled shoe can work wonders for an outfit, elevating it from “wow” to “WOAH”, but there is an interesting history behind the humble stiletto, one that has a surprising origin story to boot. They were originally used by – and intended for – men This may come as a huge surprise for those who see high heels as an invention by men for the objectification of women, but high heeled shoes were originally used…

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Fashion Work

Simple ways to change your wardrobe from “youngster” to “professional adult”

September 28, 2017

So, you’re only in your twenties and you don’t feel ready to part with your distressed denims or band T-shirts just yet. And you shouldn’t have to. But you are, however, at a stage in your life where you are meant to dress a little more “grownup”. This is largely because you’re expected to find and hold down a job in order to start your career. You wouldn’t think your clothing choice has much to do with that, but you’d…

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Essential items every woman needs

September 8, 2017

Your style is a reflection of your attitude and personality. And while this may be true, there are some pieces which are timeless and should be in every woman’s wardrobe. They never go out of style and are worth the investment. Here are a few staple pieces which are needed in every woman’s wardrobe. The little black dress   The LBDs origin is ascribed to Coco Chanel but it was Audrey Hepburn who made the little black dress famous in…

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Why you should be a confident woman

August 30, 2017

Merriam Webster’s dictionary describes confidence as the feeling of consciousness of one’s power or of one’s reliance on one’s circumstance. The woman who’s confident is not always the most beautiful, smartest or funniest but they possess a certain energy about them. They are the go-getters, bold and fearless and you can’t help but be inspired and in awe of them. Here are a few other traits of confident woman. Not afraid to do it alone Some people relish at the…

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6 smart ways to save money on clothes

August 17, 2017

  Shopping for clothes is always fun and expressive but can also be quite expensive. It can be easy to just not buy new clothes, right? But clothing quickly gets worn out or outdated. Besides, work and other special occasions might require you to invest in your wardrobe. Gaining and losing weight are also some of the challenges you might face. However, you can make your clothing budget count more by keeping the clothes you love longer. That way you…

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Pros and cons of online shopping

August 3, 2017

There are a few inventions in life which stand out like online shopping. You can get just about anything you want at the click of a button. You can search for cars, buy furniture or look for the latest bestseller book. And the best part is you don’t have to take a step outside your house. But, of course, everything should be done in moderation. Or you may just end up buying more shoes than necessary and find yourself broke.…

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