While I happened to be out on the West Coast this week, I had the opportunity to check out men’s fashions in person, the so-called LA Style.
At Hermosa Beach, where we were staying, the dress was casual and sporty. The Strand, a walkway that runs alongside the beautiful Pacific Ocean, was home to guys dressed in cargo shorts with button down plaid shirts and slip on canvas shoes, to ones with board shorts, t-shirts, and flip-flops. Even when the beach clubs and restaurants were gearing up for the evening, the sign that I saw which said, “No shirt, no shoes, no problem!” exemplified the casualness of the coastal style. I bet you could get away with wearing underwear – a great “exposing” pair being SAUL Homme boxers – at some of the really “casual” places!
Let’s face it, women love to pamper and preen, but looking good is not just for the ladies. There are many lotions and potions available for men too, so which beauty tips can you steal from the girls?
Christmas is on its way and 2012 is drawing to a close so I thought we would look at some of trends we have seen this year and what the celebrities and movers and shakers of the fashion world have been up to!
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The female fashion press has been dominated by one woman this year and that was Kate Middleton as she wowed crowds wherever she went with her mixture of high street fashion and top end designers.
Leonardo Da Vinci is credited with first introducing the idea for the contact lens. Yet even he would find it hard to believe how far his concept has come today. In 2011, the worldwide contact lens market was valued at $6.8billion, with indications that this is set to rise by the end of 2012.
With the range of lenses now available, popular internet sites such as LensWay are offering lens wearers a whole host of solutions for their vision needs, from sight correction to treating cornea problems. However, in recent years contact lenses have been used for a surprising range of reasons.
Some gifts we get will always be kept and looked at with a smile. Making your gift that special for Father’s Day can be easy with Getting Personal. Exploring this site you will find a huge selection of gift ideas so you can match the perfect gift for your favourite part-time golf champion, armchair formula one racing driver or gardening guru.
Shoes and summer: The one’s inclusiveness and the other’s high temperatures can sometimes make for an uncomfortable combination. And not item of Joe footwear will suffice: Dress shoes can be toasty murder on your toes while the sandals option just won’t cut it for you spontaneously athletic types. A summer-oriented sneaker or boat shoe are probably your best bets for most casual yet potentially sweaty adventures. But not all of shoes are created equal. Let’s see how summer footwear can go right and, more importantly, go wrong.