The Balance of Comfort and Style

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Now, we all love to be comfortable. At the end of the day, when you get home from work, you really just want to relax and enjoy yourself. In reality, though, you want to be comfortable all of the time, whether you’re going to work, meeting new singles through matchmaker services, checking or the bar and restaurant scene, or doing anything else around the city. However, at the same time, you need to look your best. Is it possible to find that balance between looking great and feeling comfortable, or do you have to choose one or the other?

There are a few things to keep in mind when thinking about fashion from this perspective. The first is that you’re absolutely going to feel more comfortable if you are wearing something that you know makes you look good. You know how other people are seeing you, and it gives you confidence like nothing else will. This helps you really relax and enjoy yourself. Make sure that you figure out what your personal sense of style is, what you think makes you look your very best, even if it does not seem like the most comfortable choice, and you’ll find that it actually makes you feel great in any setting.

Another thing to know is that many people actually wear clothes that don’t fit. Yes, they may have tried them on in the dressing room at the store, but this is what happens when people do not go to tailors and they all buy the same clothes, based on a generic set of sizes. Even something that they think fits may actually be too baggy or too tight. If you get tailored clothes that are true to your body type, that are actually designed for you, they’re going to be the most comfortable clothes you own. This is true even if you’re wearing something – like a suit – that you always thought was not comfortable. The truth may just be that you’ve never before worn a suit that really fit.

When you think about it like this, it’s easy to look great and be comfortable at the same time. It’s not like you have to choose between wearing a stunning new dress or a suit or a pair of sweatpants. You can find high-end clothing that makes you look incredible, but that fits so well that it keeps you comfortable, too.

Men’s Cool Fashion Trends

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Men’s fashion is again abuzz this time with trends for the autumn/fall season. Clothes, footwear, and accessories are becoming more and more stylish and chic, thanks to these trends. Floral prints was once solely a woman’s staple but over the last few years the trend has crossed into menswear at both designer and high street level. The trend which was very popular last summer, has carried on this season. Furthermore, layering and fabric choice is essential when preparing what to wear everyday since it’s colder. Designers continue to use shearling fabric as a lining for men’s boots, gloves, and outerwear and is also visible on the collar of a jacket or coat.

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Figuring out what outerwear to don can be hard since something that you wear at an important business meeting might look too formal on a casual outing. For the office, a neat double-breasted coat in black, navy blue, gray, burgundy, maroon and scarlet shades, is a must. For a less formal look, a duffle coat in camel and neutral shades is great. Parka men’s jackets are likewise a staple and can be worn with your favorite jeans, cardigan, and sneakers. For that Britpop look, try throwing it on over a checked flannel shirt and straight-legged dark denim.

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The trendiest color for men’s fashion this season is orange, from bright acidic shades to subtle apricot hues. It’s said to be the new black. It looks great combined with deeper shades like black and navy. Anywhere in the catwalk you’ll see orange outerwear – men’s sweaters, overcoats, roll necks, bombers, jackets, and suits. For all these stylish clothes, shop at East Dane. It’s the brother site to Shopbop.com and is a division of BOP LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Amazon.com. This online store gives a straightforward take on men’s fashion. Not only will you find items from famous designers but there are those from new designers as well. They have a wide selection of clothes (shirts, jeans, outerwear, pants, sweaters etc.), shoes (boots, sandals, sneakers), and accessories (bags, belts, jewelry, sunglasses etc.).

Wear Classy Blazers & Coats

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As we talk about men’s fashion today, there were a lot of pieces we could choose from with in both local and international brands and labels. However, there was this certain pieces that we should have as we wanted ourselves to be dope and be hip for today’s trend. And am talking about mens blazers and mens vests as you, yourself is fond of casual styling. Though, you can still rock with those street wear basics tops but I think casual styling are perfectly in any season especially for this heading season, Fall. A lot of men are actually getting crazed for these colored blazers because you can pair it off in either shorts or chino pants, meaning,  this type of find is well fitted in any styling you can come up with. Plus, it can brings manly appeals in you and you’re more likely looking neat by simply having it.

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And for accessories, I highly recommended mens scarves. Because scarf can serves as accentual for your total outfit, also, it can keeps you feel warm this fall season.. So, what are you waiting for? shop pieces for fall today at East Dane for you to be “IN” for today’s fashion trends. No worries, because East dane is the one reputable online shop that accepts various of credit cards around the globe, plus, they did offers return shipping as you not that satisfied on the items you’d got. Of course, they did offer an free shipping world wide without minimum spend.

A Closer Look at the Play Cloths x Saucony Shadow 5000 “Strange Fruit” Collection

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The brand Play Cloths had teamed up with Saucony for their “Strange Fruit” Collection, that may released pretty soon in the market.. I must say, these kicks are very quirky and I simply liked the idea of fruits inspired for this concept. Because it can gives an refreshing styling for everyone who was fond of ruling these kicks here. And for me, these kicks are totally dope. I also wanted to have that grey one on the last right because I think, that will be perfectly suits in any styling I’d wanted to pull off because of its bold color.

Actually, I was a fan of Saucony long time ago already because their kind of shoe designs are really speaks to my style as well they did have the most reasonable shoes and yet quality haven’t compromised and it’s fashionable at the same time. Hence, you’ll probably got the best deals as you have yourself one of their shoes. And it does makes looking trending by just having any Saucony alone.

As I’ve heard, these collaboration shoes has an price of $140 USD as it’s released soon. But I am not still sure though since the both brands hasn’t released any update yet as of now. But no worries folks, because I’ll keep you posted once I got further details about this Play Cloths x Saucony Shadow 5000 “Strange Fruit” Collection.

Good Jeans For Good Years

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 When it comes to men’s fashion, there’s a bunch of array to choose from with, we have these formal wears as well some street wear pieces which are perfectly to every dope guys out there especially for  those students for their back to school fashion. Actually, whatever styling you wanna pull off, it doesn’t matter, as long as you’ll know on how to mix and matches the clothes and of course on how you can take good care of your clothes for good years. But you know what? there’s a certain pieces we could get up as we wanted to wear them for long time and one of the pieces that I recommend was this good jeans. Yes!  jeans are ones great that may surely lasted and it is ironically getting better as it is getting older, I mean as you wears it for long time already. Check those blue jeans at your dad’s closet they’re all looking classy and neat, right? so we men are better to invest to jeans than to the other type of bottom such as chinos, khaki, cargo and more. But dont get me wrong, because other type of bottoms available today are also in trend and still great to wear off and can help you out really to be looking dope.

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And other great thing was, Jeans for bottom are perfectly paired with your favorite shirts for your casual styling. Also, if you wanted to feel more comfortable and into a basic, plain polo and tees are still legit. Hence, basically jeans are perfectly fine to have for today’s men’s fashion trend. And if you are a bit worried on where you could have these variety of jeans. No worries then, because the online shop East Dane has it all. Just check them out today and see for yourself on how great their variety of jeans were selling over their online store today.

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East Dane offers an international free shipping too which is way awesome than to the other same online stores in the market these days. So. it is practical for you to have your pieces here, East Dane, than to the other online shops. And for those chic girls, east dane has an sister company called Shopbop where all the chic pieces for girls were listed. Go check it too if you have time. Thanks!

INOX: The Watch That’s Made to Last

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A man’s outfit is not complete without a watch, no matter how simple his attire is since it is usually the only accessory that he wears. Nevertheless, the kind of watch a man wears reflects the kind of personality he has. An elegant man will never be caught with a cheap watch and instead only wear a luxurious timepiece such as a Victorinox Swiss Army watch. Having been around for decades, Victorinox has certainly made its mark and will continue to do so for many more years. Certainly everybody knows about the Swiss Army Knife which is their signature item. In keeping up with their ideal of being innovative, they have diversified their product range to include not just watches but also luggage, clothing, fragrances, and cutlery.

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Victorinox Swiss Army watches are proud to have their place in the tradition of a family business established in Ibach, Switzerland 130 years ago. These watches are made from quality materials and have passed the highest standards of the Swiss watch making business. Not only are they known for their multifunctionality, stylishness, and durability but also because of their criteria that prioritizes technical know-how to upgrade practical service. These classic pieces are genuine precision instruments that will definitely endure time.

In celebration of the 130th anniversary of Victorinox, a new watch will be launched. It is called the INOX. It is strong and reliable in all weather conditions and is designed and built to defy different levels of stress such as shock, unusual vibration, and temperature changes. As a matter of fact it has passed a series of intensive battery strength tests which shows its excellent resistance earning the label a timepiece that is ‘made to last’. It has a 43 mm diameter reinforced stainless steel case, scratch resistant sapphire crystal with triple anti-reflection treatment, and is water resistant up to a depth of 200 meters or 660 feet.

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The INOX comes with an original “bumper” which is a removable protector composed of silicone and nylon that matches perfectly with the crown, the case and the back, and has the Swiss-made Ronda 7 quartz movement. This collection is available with dial and strap in black, khaki green or navy blue and has stamped indexes, luminous hour and minute hands, and date window at 4:30. The INOX is definitely a versatile watch not only because it is made to last but also because of its polished design.

Also, Victorinox had invited 250 bloggers in total for the Inox showcase in New York. You may check this link for more details.

I partnered with the brand to write this article but every word is mine

A Fragrance For Every Woman: Gucci Première Eau de Toilette

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Gucci, an iconic brand that has been around for decades, introduces the Gucci Première Eau de Toilette. It is a more subtle, lighter, and downplayed version of the Gucci Première Eau de Parfum. It is a scent that you can use everyday wherever you may be and at any time unlike the Eau de Parfum which is suitable to spray only during special occasions because of its somewhat strong smell. Gucci Première Eau de Toilette blends presence and sexy femininity to provide the wearer with confidence and an infinite glow. Every woman who wants to get noticed should buy one.

The original ingredients found on the Eau de Parfum are still there, however, bright flowers and sparkling citrus notes bring a new lightness to the fragrance. Orange blossom and citrus oils are mixed, and there is also the white flowers at the heart of the fragrance of freesia, jasmine and soft Bulgarian rose. Spray it on and when it dries on skin, you will be charmed with the fragrance’s patchouli and musky notes. To quote Gucci’s Creative Director Frida Giannini, “In the new Première Eau de Toilette, there is a charming balance of jasmine sambac and Bulgarian rose, two classically elegant feminine flowers that are contrasted with delicate freesia. The result is a vibrant, modern feminine scent that you can enjoy wearing every day”.

The Gucci Première fragrance line came about because of the Gucci Premiere couture collection that started at Cannes Film Festival in 2010. Among the Hollywood stars who wore these gowns are Jessica Alba, Cameron Diaz, Salma Hayek Pinault, Naomi Watts, and Kate Beckinsale. As for the packaging, Gucci Première Eau de Toilette’s bottle is not that different from Gucci Première Eau de Parfum. It combines many of the details and design motifs of the Parfum. However, it has been toned down. Furthermore, the color of the perfume and box became muted gold instead of a strong dazzling hue.

A 30-second video entitled Gucci Première Eau de Toilette starring Blake Lively is launched as a way to promote the scent. The Hollywood actress, who was also the model of the original Gucci Première Eau de Parfum, has all praises for the new Eau de Toilette. She says that fragrance is bottled confidence. You will right away feel empowered once you spray it on because you will exude confidence and it has a lasting effect on the people around you. For Blake being glamorous does not necessarily mean being on the red carpet and wearing fancy evening gowns. You can be glamorous everyday even on casual clothes if you spray on Gucci Première Eau de Toilette. The simple yet sexy and chic black and white video campaign was photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott.

I partnered with the brand to write this article but every word is mine

Stylish Dressing at East Dane

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Who says women are the only ones who love fashion? Nowadays, even men do. Some men are satisfied with wearing just a simple shirt and jeans but more and more men are becoming metrosexuals or fashionistas. They are always in the loop about what is hot in fashion and follow the latest trends. Being stylish is a good thing because when you know that you look great, you feel more confident. Your clothes, shoes, accessories etc. need not be expensive and made by famous designers. As long as you have taste, you will find the perfect clothes even in a flea market.

The emergence of a multitude of online stores make it easier for men to shop for clothes that totally fit their taste and personality. East Dane, launched in 2013 as the brother site to Shopbop.com and is a division of BOP LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Amazon.com, is a well-thought off store that gives a straightforward take on men’s fashion. Not only will you find items from famous designers but there are those from new designers as well. Furthermore, men who like well-constructed, classic pieces and do not care much about trends will find shopping in East Dane totally enjoyable. Some items are on sale which adds to an exciting shopping experience.

Buying what you need is easy because they are categorized. They have a wide selection of clothes (shirts, jeans, outerwear, pants, sweaters etc.), shoes (boots, sandals, sneakers), and accessories (bags, belts, jewelry, sunglasses etc.). You can check out their top sellers under ‘The Shops‘ tab if you are having a hard time choosing what to buy. If you want to see some examples of stylish get-ups and take a look at the Editor’s Picks click ‘The Style Guide‘. Once you see an item you like, a shirt for instance, click the image and a larger picture will emerge along with details such as price, available colors, size, description, size and fit, designer, shipping and returns.

Black Scale 2014 Fall/Winter Lookbook

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Fashion labels and brands these days are starting off already on releasing their own fall/winter collections neither for next year’s, 2015, summer collections. I think, that’s how these brands works nowadays when it comes to their releasing of new in pieces. I also thinks that this act of professional gesture is great because we consumers or at least those fashion enthusiasts out there who used to writes for them, like I do, are gathering up some details already on what we can expect to them as the new season comes.

Recently, the brand Black Scale had released an sneak peek photos for their fall and winter collection thru their lookbook. I must say, these pieces were quite quirky and dope as the same time. However, not all lads are fond of wearing these kind of styling but in overall, these pieces were awesome or it is just speaks to my style that’s why I loved them..hehe Anyway, as for now, these pieces aren’t yet available in the market to avail. But soon enough, the brand itself,Black Scale, will update us all on when and where the selected stores we could check these new pieces out. But I probably suggest you then to just often check their main for further details but you could also check me up here because am pretty sure that I’ll keep you posted for this Black Scale 2014 Fall/Winter Lookbook.

Alliance: Every Man’s Dream Watch

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Men of style and elegance always want the best and for the most part they always get it, from their clothes down to their shoes. If there is money to spend, you might as well get the grandest things in life. We all know that high quality products often come with a hefty price tag but if you will be able to use them for a long time then it is money well-spent. A lot of successful men spend their hard earned money on luxury watches that have been around for decades and will continue to be around for many more years. Victorinox Swiss Army watches is one of the products manufactured and sold by Victorinox which also includes luggages, clothing, fragrances and their signature item, the Swiss Army Knife, which is still used by millions of people around the world, military personnel, and NASA astronauts.

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Victorinox Swiss Army watches are proud to have their place in the tradition of a family business established at Ibach, Switzerland, 130 years ago. These watches are made from the highest quality materials and have passed the rigorous standards of the Swiss watch making industry. Not only are they known for being durable, multifunctional, and stylish, but most of all because of their technical superiority that improves practical service. These modern yet timeless pieces are genuine precision instruments that will surely withstand the test of time.

Alliance, the mechanical watch of stylish elegance, is Victorinox’s newest collection. This year’s model comes with a self-winding ETA 2824 mechanical movement and now has the popular Victorinox red on its second hand and the automatic inscription on the dial. Get to choose between two bracelets, polished satined steel and tanned black leather strap, both equipped with folding clasp, and two dial options, dark gray or eggshell. Alliance’s goal is to show the time as accurately and vividly as possible. It has a 40 mm in diameter polished stainless steel case, pyramid shaped indexes that alternate with Arabic numerals at 3, 6 and 9 o’clock, and Swiss cross logo at 12 o’clock. Military time is discreetly etched at the edge of the indexes.

You can take part in any water sport because the Alliance is a water resistant watch (up to 100 meters / 330 feet), it likewise has a scratch resistant sapphire, triple anti-reflection treatment case, luminous hour and minute hands, and date window at 6 o’clock. It really is a timepiece that has it all.

I partnered with the brand to write this article but every word is mine