Although online shopping has become very popular in
the last number of years, with more and more people flocking to the Internet to
buy anything from groceries, to furniture, people are still a bit apprehensive
when it comes to shopping online for clothes. A lot of people cannot understand
how you can decide a garment would look good on you without trying it on first,
which is understandable. But there are many benefits to shopping online for
clothes, including massive deals, which should tempt anyone to try clothes
In this article I would like to share my 5 tricks to
help you shop online for clothes, so that you are satisfied with your
experience, whether you choose to keep the items you buy or not!
1. Read The Product
At first this might sound pretty obvious, but I myself
am very much guilty of ‘quick glance shopping syndrome’. When shopping online
you browse around the websites looking at pictures of products, and once you
see a picture of something you like, you might not read the entire product
description in detail. You might simply read the item summary, without going
into the nitty gritty detail of the product. This is a big mistake, as the
description might contain information about the product which might not appeal
to you, and which would influence your purchasing decision. It might also give
some clues about the sizing and fit of that particular garment.
Once in fact, I bought a …
As London Fashion Week draws to a
close and New York seems a distant memory, we give you all the best tips for
dressing on trend the vintage way…
This season, the catwalk is full
of seventies inspired designs – and we love it! But this revival is less disco
and boho secretaries are sexier. Imagine thin and smooth pussybow blouses
paired with long pants or high waisted shorts. Large floppy hats and hippy
dresses will certainly be a summer staple and maxi dresses are here to stay.
Another recent resurgence trend is a jumpsuit that will be bigger than this year.
And don’t let us forget wedge heels – summer footwear must!
Black is good and good but we are
very happy to see the bright and bold colors return to the runway! Especially
orange, yellow, blue and pink beams! There are some great vintage findings in
bright colors. For oranges and yellows, the best era is the swinging sixties
era and the electric pink and blue colors are no more than eighties and
separate cocktail dresses. Take color and experiment – the brave will conquer
To get a finer trend in 2011,
being naked and sheer is a must. If you are pale-skinned, then stick to creamy
white nudes, tanned and olive-skinned girls should turn toward peach-skinned
nudes and mixed races and dark skin color should be used to bare with golden
color. Think of light chiffon, thin silk and …
As more and more people are
choosing a vintage wedding ring, the sellers are getting increasingly greedy.
Of course there are some traders
out there is who are honest and are not trying to rip you off. However, this
cannot be said for all of them.
Because more people want to find a
vintage wedding ring, more people want to sell them. The problem here is that
some of these people do not know as much as we would like to think about the
Where to buy your vintage wedding ring
If you are visiting markets for
your vintage wedding ring – be very careful. Some traders at markets will have
retail outlets as well, these are the most reputable of the traders and you
should not buy your wedding band from anyone who is just a stall holder.
If you are going to buy your ring
from a shop, then there are two types of shops. There are vintage or antique
shops and there are jewellery shops. Jewellery shops will have standards and
experience in all types of jewellery. Vintage shops are not going to have
experienced jewellers working their, the staff in these places will probably
have less knowledge than you.
The best place to buy your vintage
wedding ring is at a retail out let where the jeweller has a specific interest
in the era you are looking for. You may think that these people will be hard to
find. But they are worth the effort …
Everyone talks about fashion, trend and style. But some people think about
looking unique and cool. Do you belong to the same clan? Do you want to get rid
of same old fashion of jeans and t-shirt? If yes, you should go for vintage
clothing. If want to look unique at your friend’s wedding ceremony, wear a gown
from 1940s or 50s. You’d find most of the celebrities wearing vintage apparel
just to look unique. Whenever you see a celebrity wearing dress from 50s or 60s
it seems to be history is repeating itself. Isn’t it? You can buy vintage clothes
from several wholesale women’s clothing stores as well as websites.
There is myth among women who are craving for vintage attire. Myth is that
they think vintage clothing and antique clothing is one and the same thing.
Dresses that belong to early 20th century or the time before 1920s are
considered as antique dresses. However, clothing that was emerged between 1930s
and 60s is known as vintage apparel. So, there is a huge difference between
these two. You must have heard of thrift stores as well. In real sense thrift
store is a place where people donate their clothes for charitable resale. You
can easily get vintage clothes at these stores that too at reasonable price.
While buying vintage attire form wholesale women’s clothing range, make
sure the dress does not have any holes since they could be as old as 60 years.
You might find stains, …
Fashion has many faces, it is in vogue one month and totally out of vogue the next month it seems, but the plus side of these trends are the facts that you can then have vintage style dress codes. Not everyone likes or chooses to dress in up to the minute fashion, clothes that are not long off the catwalk from various designers around the world. Some people choose to dress in vintage clothes; there are lots of places where you could potentially get your hands on a vintage dress.
There are many second-hand shops in most towns, also charity shops of some kind or other that sell lots of vintage clothing. If you are looking for a particular type of vintage style dress, then that would be easy enough to search for via the internet. All you need to do is visit one of the major online search engines and type in vintage style dress; it will return a list of websites that are stocking vintage style dresses for you to browse through.
Just because you are looking for a vintage dress it does not mean that it has to be second-hand or actually vintage from the era the clothes were made in. There are plenty of stores that specialise in re-creating clothing from different eras of history.
The companies will source retro fabrics and other materials and start creating vintage dresses. The will only be one difference and when completed they look exactly the same as …