Classy ways to show the world you work hard

“I’ve never had a great reason to show off, but if I did so, I wouldn’t. You realize why? No person likes a showoff. It’s tacky and it can be interpreted as though you believe you can be better than someone else. That’s not a nice thing to remind people, even though chances are that you actually are better. However because exposing can be ill received doesn’t mean that you should hide or be ashamed of your accomplishments or success. You’ve worked difficult to earn your credentials. You’ve studied all night long, you’ve make the time. You’ve paid your dues and you will have every right to be pleased with where you are, and then there are tactful ways to show this to the careful observer. Don’t buy that Bentley if you want to keep a low profile, try something a little more subtle. It’s sexy and it’s classy.

1. The right accessory
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There are few things on God’s green Earth which are as synonymous with success compared to a Rolex. A Rolex is no more a watch than a Harley is a bicycle. A Rolex is a bit of art, it will be the definition of pride and perfection. If you wear a Rolex, you are telling the world you are not a person to settle for anything less. Ever. Rolex watches are renown for hand made precision. These are Rolls Royce of accessories. One of the many truly beautiful reasons for having this gem that sets it in addition to other watches is that the people that design and construct these classy time pieces are simply as happy with their work as you are of yours. If you were to in fact invest in one, you can always contact the certified rolex repair any time you wanted to make sure that yours was working right for you. Equally as their product is second to none, so is their rolex customer service.

2. A tailored suit

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If it’s worth investing in a tailored suit, and they will all say yes, ask literally any classy woman in the world. In addition you look the part, however you feel the part and when you are feeling the part, you act it. You are it. There’s a good reason that once you see a gentleman walk across the road, he turns heads. There’s rich people everywhere, it’s not because we think he’s rich. It’s because he’s put together. Despite whatever problems he’s having with his car that week, or that his boss may have scolded him in front of the investor they have a crush on, we don’t know. Today he placed on that suit and he looks like one million bucks whether or not he feels it,. That’s all we, the gawking public know.

3. That smooth bottle of liquor

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If you have your colleagues to your office late Friday and present them a Jack Daniels, they’ll either expect to hit your local dive bar afterwards, or opt out and go home to their classy husbands and wives. Open your cabinet and pull out that 25 year old single malt. It will turn their heads every time. The proper scotch is as effective since the right suit or the right watch to show the world that your particular life is going just how you planned without shoving it down their throats. Remember, tact is attractive.”

Bernhard Willhelm x MYKITA 2014 Spring/Summer Collection

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Bernhard Willhelm x MYKITA 2014 Spring/Summer Collection

Snows are starting to melt down, and summer season is fast approaching here where I resides. Nope! I think we do have a year-round summer season.LOL That’s why having an great sunglasses is a must! ehhe Today, let me share with you these new set of collaborative sunglasses from the 2 giant brands called Bernhard Willhelm & MYKITA. They came up on this idea of releasing new set of sunglasses that has this vintage theme and at the same time it has these trendy features on it.

I simply liked the UV protection feature which helps us to protect our eyes in the sun rays and other irritating lights from the outdoor activities. Also, the colors uses on the sunglasses lenses are pretty cool too and it can brings back really the 80’s era which I know most of our parents would surely like to have. This is a prefect gift too for your dad this new year.

As of now, the Bernhard Willhelm x MYKITA 2014 Spring/Summer Collection is not yet available in the market. However, as the brand states few days back. These sunglasses were be able to be out these days ahead, probably at the first week or 2nd week of the month of January 2014. So – we better check this out! 🙂

Further details will be posted soon as the collection , Bernhard Willhelm x MYKITA 2014 Spring/Summer Collection, released in the market.

BEAST Yoseob”s Wearin’ the Opening Ceremony Exclusive Varsity Jacket

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Opening Ceremony Exclusive Varsity Jacket – $340.00 to $400

I miss posting some kpop related posts on this site, istarblog.com. Because I’ve been too busy doing my offline stuff these past few days due of holiday season. But now, I think I am freely already on my offline tasks which mum insistently wanted (forced) me to do. LOL Okay, recently, I’ve been stumbled with this one Kpop fan based site where this dope jacket were posted and look, Yoseob of b2st wore it out and rock it to dope. The Jacket is from the brand “Opening Ceremony Exclusive” not sure though if it is the brand’s name of it or just an part of the whole jacket’s name. LOL, Bear with me then because I am not really familiar with this find. ehhe

Anyway, the Jacket ” Opening Ceremony Exclusive Varsity Jacket” is okay with me though I do liked the colors uses to it and still, I wanted it to be more unique by adding some more prints in it. Because as Ive seen the other finds out there from the other brands, I think, they were all working on with these patterns and prints for this 2014’s fashion trends that’s why having it to any finds, it is well to do on my opinion. But overall, the jacket is perfectly to wear especially on this winter season we have.

Jacket Details:

Price: $340.00 to $400
– Jacket is part on OC’s Fall 2013 collection
Where to Buy: @ lyst.com

Catching Fire: Hunger games inspired style

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You might have read the books or taken a trip to the cinema, or your interaction with Hunger Games franchise may have been accidental, but, you would have been exposed to it at one point or another – unless you just woke up from a coma that is.

Having made its mark on box-office figures and book sales, Catching Fire has proved to be hot hot hot in the fashion world, influencing both men and women’s styles.

From attractive actors to outstanding clothing, your gaze never wanders from the screen. I particularly love the contrast between the practical fashions of the rugged Districts and opulent designs of the Capitol.  From earthy tones and distressed denim, to high-shine fabrics and blue hair, the differences are a stroke of true costume design genius.

So if you want to create something a worthy of Katniss, Peeta or Caesar, here’s my top outfits picks to help you create your own screen-hero.

Caesar Flickerman

One of the boldest characters in the films without a doubt, Caesar’s style is loud and over the top. While you might think his purple eyebrows and high-shine jackets are more fancy dress than street style, you can take a little of his confidence and wear it with ease. How about a gorgeous Alexander McQueen skull suit? Available from FarFetch, it might be pretty costly but again, it’s McQueen, it’s hardly going to be bargain! Forgetting its price, I think it’s a great Caesar-esc suit for the bold dresser who wants to make an entrance and entertain an audience.

Katniss Everdeen

For all my fashion loving girls who are looking for a more accessible style, the woman to turn to is the heroic Katniss Everdeen. The District 12 fighting femme has made a huge impact on current trends and we’re seeing her stylish practicality everywhere. Chanel her ready-for-anything look by pairing these gorgeous dark grey marble effect Lee skinny jeans from Psyche with a tough but pretty pair of boots. The Ugg Australia Black Jena Military Boots are perfect!

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http://www.psyche.co.uk/womens-c12/footwear-c22/ugg-australia-womens-black-jena-soft-goat-leather-military-boots-p27197 (£243.99)

 

 

Peeta Mellark

Peeta is our reliable hero and like him, most of his clothing choices are wardrobe-essentials you can trust. He owned the tight black tee during the fight-to-the-death games, so invest in a good cotton number as a base-layer. Pair it with some khaki trousers and a hooded waterproof jacket, like the Lyle & Scott vintage jacket from ASOS and you’re ready to be victorious – in the fashion stakes that is.

A SKATING APE 2013 Fall/Winter Lookbook

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Recently, most of the mainstream brands when it comes in street fashion wears or others knew them as skating brands are already got their pieces and collection available in the market for the season, winter. Because they have to released some new finds for us guys to be still dope as season had changed, I preferring to season summer changing in the fall/winter. However though, they’re still some awesome brands out there that haven’t yet released theirs new creations or new in pieces for this season and one of those brands was this A SKATING APE . Though, I am not really familiar with to the brand yet and its pieces offers. And yet, I must say their each pieces are these type of dopeness finds which most of you guys are looking for to have. See their collection lookbook at the top photos for you to see for yourself on how awesome their pieces are..

For further information about this A SKATING APE 2013 Fall/Winter Lookbook. I suggest you to take a look over at the brand’s ,A SKATING APE, main site because they might released the further details about this like the availability, pricing range and all. Because as for now I haven’t got any from my site source but I’ll surely update you here once I see the brand updates.

Basic Biker Gear for Beginners

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There are several reasons you may find yourself riding a bike. It could either be that you are saving on fuel, It could be that you are trying to beat the traffic; it could be for fun or a professional undertaking. Whatever the reason, there are basic things you should know about the bike gear that you should take with you. The gear may vary depending on the specific venture but the underlying Idea is the same. Here is a guide to what biker gear will be of most help to you.

Clothing biker gear

For starters, there is need to know what kind of clothing is appropriate for you. I put clothing first in the list because the choice of clothing is what will offer you comfort and ensure that you enjoy the ride. The choice of clothing depends mostly on the weather but do not forget that the weather may be unpredictable at times. It is good to plan on any eventuality. Basically, a fair weather allows for comfort. The appropriate gear will be some cycling shorts and a light top. Having padded shorts makes the riding experience even more comfortable. Be sure to put on top with moisture-wicking capabilities if there is high humidity. This will help you stay cool and comfortable. If it is cold, a warm jacket will be ideal and a sports trouser which should be a bit figure hugging. Do not forget to plan for a rainy day with a waterproof jacket and pants as well as shoe covers. Neoprene will be ideal for the shoe cover.

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Safety biker gear

Safety should never be compromised when biking. Remember that accidents can happen no matter how proficient one may be. Protecting the head is paramount and the best way is to have a helmet. In case of a hard fall, your head will be protected from serious bruises and injuries. Some helmets come with a helmet liner which provides comfort and warmth in cold weather as well as absorbing sweat in hot weather.

For the hands, use biker gloves which will protect your hands from the fatigue that is caused by the hard vibrations when using a rough road. There are different types of gloves available depending on the weather, including water proof ones for a rainy day. Your shoes need to be fitting and well-padded to protect your feet from corns and fatigue. Your eyes also need protection from the various light conditions. Sunglasses are therefore a must. You can vary lenses depending on the light. They also protect your eyes from particles that may disrupt your ride.

Tire repair Gear

This is another set of biker gear that should never be left behind. Every biker should have with him tools such as a spare tube, a patch kit and tire levers. What this essentially means is that they should also equip themselves with repairing skills should anything go wrong.

Under-seat bag

An under-seat bag as a biker gear can be used to carry any clothing gear that will be required. Your wallet and phone go here too. It is also an ideal place to pack the tire repair gear and some snacks for a great ride.

With these few items, you are good to go and have a ride of your life.

About the author: 

Charles Fitzgerald is breaking new ground; he is the proud owner of The Kewl Shop, a place to find things you really want.  

 

Hottest Fashion Bags Trends That Will Steal The Show In 2014

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With barely a few weeks before the fall of 2013, it is imperative you be conversant with some of the hottest fashion bags that are expected to steal the show in 2014. You also need to know the best styles of handbags that never seem to go out of style. From the beginning of 2013 till the end, there will be a vast collection of handbags featuring great colors and spectacular styles, thanks to the fact that handbag designers are known from time immemorial not to disappoint when it comes to variety and style. Here are some of the hottest fashion bags trends to expect in 2014.

Expensive designer handbags to be a hot pick in 2014

Whereas a handbag is and shall forever remain a lady’s ultimate fashion, having an expensive designer handbag is what will keep you apart from other women. It will be the quickest and easiest way for you to make a fashion statement. With an expensive designer handbag dangling at your fingers, it is as if you will be screaminghey look at me’ come next year.

Shinny and metallic silver handbags will be a hot pick 

Color has always been an important factor to consider when it comes to selecting a handbag. That is why women struggle to keep a breast with the latest and best handbags colors. Metallic silver, classic taupe and shinny colors will be among the hottest handbag colors in 2014. So, if you are looking forward to owning a great hand bag next year, it is advisable you select handbags that come with brighter colors. You should also expect to see a vast collection of handbags in bright green and orange.

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Tote, saddle bag and gaucho to remain popular 

Just like it has been mentioned earlier, there are some handbag styles that never seem to get out of fashion. Some of the handbag styles that are expected to hold popularity in 2014 include gaucho, saddle and tote bag. At the same time, clutch handbag styles are expected be one of the most popular styles next year. This is probably because the clutch handbag styles are more classic in style and are designed bigger than other handbag styles.

Pale handbags to be the hottest handbag trend by far 

All pale handbags ranging from blush to ivory will be the hottest trend in 2014 by far. So, forget about neons, exotics and rococo embellishments and get yourself a decent leather handbag. It doesn’t only feel pretty fresh, it is also easy to clean and maintain.

Leather handbags to be the perfect handbags for every occasion 

Ever since the history of handbags, leather handbags have always been the fashion forward handbags. 2014 will not be an exception, since leather handbags are expected to become even more popular thanks to the fact that they have always been revered for being the perfect handbags for virtually every occasion. The only thing is that, leather handbags will be available in a myriad of elegant classic styles and you will be sure of getting a style that will suit your needs. Designers will treat ladies with an eclectic collection of leather handbags next year.

Sasithon Bella is the cool in The Kewl Shop, a place to find things you really want. She knows a good thing when she sees it and is proud to let you know too!

Things to Consider While Shopping for Formal Shirts for Men

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One of the most important things that you put on while getting ready for office is a neatly ironed formal dress shirts. Good fitted shirts offer extreme comfort and at the same time, give you a deep sense of confidence to take up the daily challenges head on. Wearing formal shirts (www.peprismine.com/mens-shirts-online-shopping) with a perfect fit makes others to look up to you for inspiration. However, picking the shirts that are of good quality and good fit isn’t easy. Many men feel that buying the better fitted formals may look like a rocket science (but isn’t). Here are the easy and actionable principles to help you pick the right ones, so that you can create a list of classic shirts that can be worn either at work or at a conference, for a fund raising event or even at a board meeting. In the outfit buying process, it’s always great to see the shirt buying as a top agenda. When men shop for the dress shirts, good quality and great fit are the 2 most important things> once you get this right, you will feel very comfortable and wearing them makes you more confident. Most of the times, many men look for easier ways and pick the shirts by just looking at the size mentioned on the shirt, which is not a good idea because the fit of the shirts vary across difference brands, even though the numbers are the same.

The better way to see if the shirts fit you well is by knowing simple way on taking your body measurements. Though it’s not necessary to know all the measurements, some of the measurements that you must know are the neck, shoulder, and sleeve length and across the chest measurement. These measurements are important because they define the size that you pick for your physique. If you aren’t aware of your neck size, a smaller one will squeeze your neck and if it’s too loose, it hangs off your neck. To know your correct collar size, do a one finger test. Put one finger between the collar and your neck. If it comfortably fits and you are at ease, that’s the collar size that you need to go in for. The second most important factor is the unnecessary fabrics that hang around chest and the waist. Do not buy formal shirts if you find them with excessive fabrics around the two areas. For looking sharper and classier, the rule of thumb is – try out shirts that are neither too tight nor too baggy. Try different fits including the slim fit and the regular fits and you may be surprise that a fit that you always loved can be available in either regular or slim-fit, depending on the brand that you select. The looseness of the shirts makes men look older. To look younger, a quick advice is to select shirts that come in perfect fit. Give as much importance to the shoulder part of the shirt. The rule here is the seams of the shoulder should hug your shoulder.

While trying the dress shirts for office wear, the sleeve lengths shouldn’t be too long or for that matter, too short. As a quick test when you are trying it out, unbutton at the cuffs and see if they reach past your wrists. If they reach past through the wrists, it’s best that you try the same fit with a smaller sleeve length. Very few popular brands like Gap, Brooks Brothers and Charles Tyrwhitt offer such variations in terms of sleeve length. For men who belong to belong to the “six footer” group of tall men, try out formal dress shirts to see if it is good at the sleeves and the shirt length. For easy tuck-in, the shirt length has to be 7 inches from the waist or the point where you put the belt for trousers.

PeprisMine.com is an online apparel shirt brand that offers better fit shirts. The shirts are made from pure cotton and Egyptian Giza cotton. At peprismine, you can also select from different sleeve sizes. To know more, visit peprismine.com.

Men’s Cool Clothes at Sammy Dress

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I may be a guy but I like fashion and impressing people with my fashion sense. I am sure at this day and age other men feel the same way. It is not about being vain but has a lot to do with feeling good about yourself and thus being more confident. A fashion industry that focuses its attention on the needs of men now more than ever is also a big factor why men are becoming stylish. Even famous designers who are known for women’s wear now have men’s wear in their line. Men’s fashion has indeed gone a long way.

An online store for all your fashion needs including men’s apparel is Sammy Dress. They are known for being a wholesale supplier of both men’s and women’s clothes, children’s clothes, jewelry, bags, shoes, lingerie, watches, accessories, beauty products, home items, toys, and wedding dresses and accessories. Although sold at cheap prices to customers all over the world, their 200,000 plus products are of high quality and are very much in fashion.

Their menswear is diverse what with a vast collection of items like jackets, pants and shorts, sweaters, T-shirts and vests, shirts, hoodies and sweatshirts, waistcoats, jeans, and swimwear. Clothes for any occasion. Men can surely experiment with their looks with all the available fashionable clothes they have. It does not really matter what style you prefer because Sammy Dress has it all covered. There are clothes for every Tom, Dick, and Harry. Being fashion forward would not be a problem in this online store.

Must-Haves For Today’s Men Fashion Trends

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Whether you’re building a new wardrobe or just looking to round out your closet, it’s important to have all the basics. Here are a few essentials for the fashionable male.

1: Suit

Every man needs at least one good suit. The type you buy, however, will depend on your personal budget and style. Are you a fan of the classics? Look for a dark three-piece suit. Young and bold? Look for pinstriped or houndstooth designs.

2: Jeans

A sturdy pair of jeans will last for years, so don’t be afraid to splurge and buy one of high quality. If you’re anything like the average man, you’ll be wearing them a lot.

3: Utility Jacket

These military-inspired jackets will bring an edge to any outfit, sending a message of confidence, masculine and vitality. Pair them with those jeans you just bought and you’ll be attracting women for miles.

4: Loafers

A must-have for the working professional, even hipsters will eventually have need of dress shoes, whether it’s for a wedding, funeral, family reunion or job interview. Start with a black pair first, the most traditional.

5: Cargo Pants

Neat enough for the office, yet casual enough for everyday wear, a good cargo pants will serve you through a variety of events and occasions.

6: Blazer

Blazers are one of the great secrets of men’s fashion. Everyone knows about them, of course, but few realize just how versatile they really are: You can wear them to complement an expensive, stylish outfit or you can use them to “class up” a more casual one.