Protecting Your Leather Frank Wright Shoes

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Although I am a laidback type of guy who prefers to hang out with my friends in casual clothes and comfortable shoes, I do not limit myself to buying just one type. As a matter of fact, I have a mini collection of shoes that a lot of my friends and relatives are envious of. I also have a few pairs of leather shoes that I give careful attention to because they are quite expensive and I want them to last for a long time. Leather shoes are sensitive to water and chemicals, thus it is prone to damage. There are simple ways however to ensure that your leather shoes are not just well protected but clean as well.

It is advisable to apply a water repellent on your leather shoes before you wear them because water can really do a lot of damage to your shoes. When it comes to polishing, choose a color that is the same with your shoe color or else they will get stained permanently. Also use a cream based polish instead of the liquid one. So as not to affect the quality and texture of the leather, do not go overboard with your polishing. It is a must to use a high quality leather conditioner on your shoes for them to stay shiny.

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Another way to protect your leather shoes is to choose the right protectant. Keep in mind that different weatherproofing products serve different purposes. Use a beeswax product instead of a protective spray. Probably the most important tip is to not use your leather shoes during bad weather. With these things in mind, you will definitely be able to use them in a long time.

Shopping for leather shoes is likewise easy when you know where to shop for the best. Established in 1885 in London, Frank Wright Shoes up until this day, sells trendy footwear that combines classic designs with modern styling. They have a wide variety of shoes (leather, suede, Brogues, Razor Sole, and Canvas) and Boots (leather, suede, Work Boot, Chukka/Desert Boots, Razor Sole, Canvas, Chelsea Boots). There is definitely something for everyone.

Among all the shoes available, my favorite is the Frank Wright Fry Black Leather because I can wear it with just about anything. I can pair it with pants/chino pants for that formal look or with shorts for a casual, laidback style. It has a traditional brogue design and fry multi eyelet with lace-up shoe style. This shoe sells at an affordable price and can be worn everyday.

Top 5 Tips for Refurbishing Your Home

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Whether you’ve just moved into your new house or you’ve lived there practically all your life, there comes a time when all houses need a new lick of paint, some new carpets, a new bathroom or a complete makeover. For most people, it’s a massive job and it’s difficult to know exactly where to start. Here are my top 5 tips for any homeowners who are taking the plunge and seeing how beautiful they can make their house.

 

  1. Make a list of things in the order they need to be done

It’s common sense to get the bigger jobs out of the way first and then concentrate on the smaller and more decorative things. Don’t start buying new carpets until you’ve painted the walls, and don’t paint the walls until all the plastering jobs have been done! Make a list, since this will help you along the way, especially if there are lots of different jobs and tasks which need to be done. You can sit down with other members of the household and combine your ideas and thoughts in order to make sure everything gets done as effectively as possible. Once you’ve listed all the things which need to be done, list them in the order which they need to be completed.

 

  1. Be careful who you hire

The term “cowboys” when referring to builders and other tradesmen hasn’t come out of nowhere – it’s evolved because of the poor and shabby workmanship which people have paid for on their houses. It’s incredibly important to hire somebody who you can trust to do the job properly. Never hire somebody just because you know them and you think they’re a nice person – people can have great personalities and yet they can’t do their job very effectively. The best way to decide who you’re going to hire is by going to houses where work has been done previously and having a look around. Most tradesmen will have a few references in the area which they can give you. Once you’ve got the contact details, get in touch with the homeowners, explain the situation and they’ll probably be more than happy to let you go and have a look at their home. If it’s an outside job, such as a conservatory or roofing task, you could have a drive to the house and view it from the outside without actually having to go inside.

Be careful when reading reviews from the individual’s website, since reviews on a managed website can be easily faked and might not be from real people who have used the services before. Go to websites which are not connected to the tradesman, such as directories and websites which allow people to advertise their services. These are much more likely to be true, although getting references and speaking directly to people is the best thing to do.

 

  1. Set a budget

One of the worst things you can do when refurbishing your home is to start getting into debt and having poorly managed finances. If you already have a mortgage and other bills which need to be paid on the house, getting more debt will just bring on stress and anxiety and won’t make the makeover of your home an enjoyable experience. When you’re making the list of things which need to be done, research the market rates for each job and find out an estimated amount which each job will cost. You can contact tradesmen and ask them to come to your house and give you a free quote for the work which you need doing. You can then keep track of the price each one gives you, and if you’re trying to decide between two workers, make the decision based on the price.

Another way to help with budgeting is to set a budget for each individual room of the house. For example, if you know the bathroom needs to be entirely taken out and replaced, give this a higher budget. The kitchen, on the other hand, might be in good condition and only need a new coat of paint on the walls, therefore, this room will be given a lower budget. You can always manage your finances effectively by downloading budgeting software and apps, and reading top 10 reviews on a variety of products is a brilliant way to find the perfect one.

 

  1. Do it your way

When people hear that you’re refurbishing your home, they’ll want to give you all their ideas about the house. However, remember that it’s your home and you can design and decorate it in the way that you want it to be done. You can appreciate their help and ideas, and you might be able to get some great tips from them, but don’t let them take over and make decisions for you. Remember that you’re the one who will be paying for the work to be done, so you shouldn’t feel pressured by other people into how you should be decorating the home.

Don’t rush when you decide how to decorate, especially when it comes to colour schemes and which colours are going to go in each room. Take samples of different colours of paints and different carpet patterns, and remember that there are loads of things to choose from, such as vinyl, wooden floors, thick carpets and rugs. Think about which colours which match in different rooms, and if there are other people living in the house, remember to ask their opinions too. If they sleep in one of the bedrooms, see if they have any preferences when it comes to colours, patterns and what type of furniture goes in the rooms.

 

  1. Shop around

Don’t walk into the first shop you see to buy your new fireplace, and don’t choose that patterned carpet just because you know the shop owner. Shop around – look online to see if you can get some good deals. A lot of carpet stores and DIY shops are hidden in warehouses that you never knew existed, and a quick Google search will reveal a variety of stores in your area where you’ll be able to purchase things.

The same applies to the tradesmen and workers that you hire – do your research and speak to as many different people as possible in order to get the best prices and the best value for money.

Have a look at the things that you can purchase yourself. For example, if you have a plumber coming to do some work on your bathroom, they will charge you extra for parts in order to make a profit. Taking the time to search these things yourself will enable you to find out what the current price is for the items, and if you want to purchase them yourself, you’re at liberty to do so.

Don’t miss out on vouchers and discount codes too. If you’re going to be spending quite a lot of money in one store, they may have a loyalty card or a discount voucher that they can give you for your spending. This will help your budget too, since you’ll be saving money on the budget and spending less than you anticipated!

Rockwell by Parra 2014 Spring/Summer Nylon Windbreaker

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I simply liked this playful jacket that Parra had cooked for us for their Rockwell by Parra 2014 Spring/Summer Nylon Windbreaker. Though most of you are not into this type of wears but I think colorful pieces are really fits well on me that is why I am quite pleased then already to put this quirky piece here, istarblog.com..

Actually, this was really my first time to hear the brand nor to see either their playful collection or pieces. And yet, I think, their each pieces are quite promising and might be the most consider pieces in these following seasons. Because colorful pieces are the ones versatile ( I think so) in any seasons that is why this is the practical way to be stylish most of the time by having one piece that maybe cope up in several seasons. I hope you can get what am trying to say here… ehhe

Alright, that will be all and as I got the further details about this collection, Rockwell by Parra 2014 Spring/Summer Nylon Windbreaker , I will surely update you all here. Meantime, let me finish this off because am already running out of thoughts for this lovely piece here.. ehhe bear with me then..

Tips To Be Consider As You Travel

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Many people enjoy traveling and everyone is looking forward to it but sometimes things don’t go as we planned and a trip can easily go from perfect to really, really bad. And that is why you will read some tips that might help you not ruin your vacation, holiday, honeymoon or anything you are planning.

1. Always pack a hat. In the winter it will keep you warm and in the summer it will keep the sun off your face.

2. Bring a travel first aid kid.

3. Never pack something that you haven’t worn before. The first time you will wear it you will feel very uncomfortable, and that’s not how you want to feel.

4. Make a packing list a week before you travel and whenever you think of something you need, write it down.
5. Bring little packs of tissues because toilet paper is not given in many parts of the world.

6. Border control agents do not get sarcasm. Keep this in mind if you’re someone that likes jokes

7. Prepare for every single situation. Few days before leaving home, make sure you have everything you need and prepare for every single scenario that might happen. If you are traveling with children, then make sure you brought something to keep them busy during the trip so they don’t annoy everyone around them.

Style Like a Pro

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Firstly, bear with me by making the title like ” Style like a pro” I just dont know on what’s the right one to call the post.. eheh But anyway, I just randomly got this image over the web which got my attention because the guy is neatly looking which I know most of the guys out there would probably like to style yourselves like he does on this photo, right?. Actually, styling yourself ( if you are a guy) is not that hard as long as you would know the basics of fashion. Like for example on this summer season, mostly guys are more into shirts basics and shorts for bottom than to these highly fashion pieces because fashion is also relying to the current weather which I know most of you are quite knowledgeable already. So – I guess you may know by now on which pieces you must be consider in per season we can got along the way.

But if you’re still having an hard time to choose on which ones fits on you well. Still no problem, Because by my next post I will be listing out my fave stores (online stores) that has all of these trendy pieces for men were selling on. No worries, each stores that’ll be featuring are my current and past affiliated stores that means all of them are legit and has the most reasonable prices on each of their items inside their store’s shelves. But for now let me finish this off first then I’ll get back to you later today maybe or by tomorrow for the store’s list then I’ll be including some codes to use too for you to enjoy your shopping experience through the stores I suggested. 🙂

Awesome Timepieces by Peter Cuderman

When Peter Cuderman set out on his quest to find a luxury watch, he never expected to be so taken back by the whole experience. After being frustrated, he decided to do something about it. The young B-school graduate left his cushy desk job in J.P. Morgan’s Private Bank and opened the doors to his business venture. He created Washington Mount Vernon, an American company that produces top quality watches. The inspiration for the company was from a watch discovered in the late 1800’s from the Washington Watch Company. Using a contemporary approach and inspiration from the Washington Watch Company, the first line, The 1776, was produced with a classic and timeless touch.
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An automatic watch; the timepiece comes with an ETA 2892 movement engraved beautifully with the company seal and the all seeing eye, bearing each owner’s serial number. The hour and hand minutes are small scale modeled hands of the Washington Memorial. While the watch presents a simplistic look, each hour and the WASHINGTON name are raised with a 1.5 mm height and .25 mm thick polished index.

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The package wouldn’t be complete without a box. The full sized treasure chest replica is a special reminder of the olden days of watchmaking. One of the company’s short term goals are to bring production from Switzerland to the United States. Each watch also comes with a certificate of authenticity, sealed in a wax envelope.

Washington Mount Vernon launched their Kickstarter campaign on May 2 and will be up and running for 43 days. You can pre-order a Washington 1776 for $575, roughly $700 of their suggested retail price. Go check out their campaign and support! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/washington/the-1776-premium-automatic-timepiece-watch

SISTAR – LOVING U (male version)

In general, people rather my readers sees this site, istarblog.com, is into entertainment and fashion at the same time now. Because I wanted to widen the site readerships and built the right kind of theme in it which took so long for me to distinguished though. But now, I am already pretty sure that entertainment and fashion are the ones great to put up here, that’s why I rebranded it to this niche few months back and still am working on it and putting some entertainment kind of posts are the ones I enjoyed to do about now here.

That’s why then, let me share with your this youtube video that I’ve found a minutes ago while I was checking it for the further or for might topic should I put in to this site and luckily this video entitled ” SISTAR – LOVING U (male version)” which one amused me because the song itself is indeed catchy and the arrangement of the sounds is perfectly put in together and the videos added too made the whole song quite entertaining and great to watch as well.

I intended actually to blog about some entertainment news but suddenly I more fond with kpop songs and musics. It’s perfectly fine, than to these news hang in the internet today. I think, I simply liked the unusual topics as part of an update of this site, istarblog.com, but occasionally I am also putting up some entertainment news as part of my site’s archives and of course for me to have a great of readership. Okay, I think I need to finish this post out and get back with my errands and finish all of it before the sun will goes down.

 

Why You Should Try Online Dating

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Although some people may not like the idea of meeting their special someone online, the fact that online dating has become more popular over the years cannot be denied. It has become the most popular way to meet the man or woman of your dreams because the internet is easily accessible and there are hundreds of dating websites to help people find a partner. You no longer have to go to a bar, make small talk and eventually pick up strangers or wait for a friend to match you with a person with the same interests as you. Online dating is faster, easier and more convenient. Nowadays, it is considered a generally acceptable form of dating.

Probably the main reason why people choose online dating is because they get to select from many potential “candidates”. You can select the perfect person from millions of members. You can filter everything from physical traits like height, weight, hair and eye colour, to ethnicity, religion etc. You will definitely find potential life partners just at the click of a mouse and from the comfort of your own home. You will also get to meet people with the same hobbies and interests, and be on the same page as to the type of relationship they are hoping to have. Furthermore, you do not have to worry about being rejected. It is not a big deal if you do not hear from someone since you can always choose again.

All Great Finds at Eric Dress

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Girls are indeed fascinated with these items or stuff that are glittery or quirky enough to have. And if regards into fashion, girls loves too to have all these great finds which they find useful as well in their daily living. I preferred shoes and heels. Yes! girls used to wear heels oftentimes than in to flats these days. Because usually girls are these career women now who has these duties to attend to the company she’d be working with. That’s why being presentable, by wearing heels – I supposed, is a must for girls to wear on.. However, there’s no other way for girls to have  these quirky wedges available than buying them online. That is why I made this post up for you to know on which legit shop online where you could buy off your shoes. Now, I am suggesting you to take a look this shop called http://www.ericdress.com where most of the chic items were houses. They’ve got varieties of shoes from heels to wedges in free sizes. Also, they did sells on some dresses as well for your prom date neither in your own wedding day. Go check out their site today for you to see for yourself on how great the shop is..

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Amazing Flower Print Peep Toe Cut-Outs High Heel Prom Shoes – USD $ 89.99

This kind of high heel shoe is perfectly in any night gatherings such as: weddings, prom, engagement parties and other kinda formal events. And other good thing of this killer heel is.. you may pair it off or match it up in any nicely done dresses you’d got in your closet.

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Sexy & Comfortable Leopard Wedge Heels – USD $ 86.99

And if you go on to your casual wear. I really suggest you this heel sneakers here from Ericdress Shoes. Because it is looking comfy and perfectly as well to our weather today which is summer season. You can pair it in either skirts or pants, it is up to your chose.

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http://www.ericdress.com/list/Online-Fashion-Clothing-101883/

Also, Ericdress does sells some Cheap Clothes Online from casual to formal. And I am suggesting you now to head at their shop today and dig up their each pages for you to see their awesome dresses available that may fits in to your style as well.

Alright, that’s it now and and I think I’ve said it all about this awesome shop online ( http://www.ericdress.com)which I’ve recently found. And let me know if you did got any items from them over my comment box below. Because I might give you some freebies soon from them.. Just keep me posted for me to consider you for the freebies, okay?. I’ll let you know the details soon.. Peace yow..

Things to consider when buying men’s rings

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Rings can be worn for different occasions. Men are now in the forefront when it comes to wearing rings. It is always a tough part to make a choice on an appropriate ring for men. This is because men are not used to wearing rings. A lot of care is needed when making a choice on the best ring to buy either for a wedding or for the fashion. Below are some of the things you should put into consideration when buying rings.

Comfort

Whether you are buying a ring for fashion or wedding; it is vital that you go for comfort. It is important that you know the size. It is advisable that you try on the ring to know if it is comfortable or not. If you know of the width, then it will be a lot easy to get a ring that is appropriate. Comfort is the first thing that should come to your mind when it comes to buying rings.

Style

There are different styles of rings that you can choose to get a classy look. However, these depend on the amount that you will be willing to spend. There are rings that come with a bit of diamond and there are those which are trendy. Go for a style that will determine your masculinity. Of course there are mens and womens unique wood titanium rings you can look at. You can ask your partner to help you with deciding on the most appropriate choice of ring for men. You will be at ease since you will not have the headache of buying the ring alone.

Size

It is important that you choose a good size. This will give you the kind of look that you want. There are those rings that cannot be adjusted and as such it is important that you get the perfect fit tungsten ring engraving It will also be hard to lose your ring if it is the right size. In case you are buying it online, then make sure that you get the right one or that the site has a return policy just in case it does not fit as required.

Cost

Rings come in different prices. The kind of metal that has been used to make the rings will determine the amount it will be sold for. For instance, platinum rings will be costly because it is hard to find platinum. However stainless steel rings are quite affordable. It all depends on what you have put in your budget. You will get any kind of ring that you want no matter your budget.

If you put these ideas into consideration, then there is no doubt that you will get a perfect fit. Do not be afraid to explore deeper when it comes to buying rings. Go for something that is unique and extraordinary. If the ring you are buying is for a wedding, then it should be able to last for a long time. It should also be a symbol of the love you share with your partner. Match your ring with that of your partner. To learn additional information please visit this website.