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.
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.
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
So, do you fancy a change of look? Maybe you’re considering lightening and brightening up your hair. If you’ve never had highlights before and you feel a bit nervous, fear not, ROCK PAMPER SCISSORS presents the first-timers guide to highlights for all you newbies.
Highlights are achieved by applying streaks of colour in the form of a dye or paste, usually containing peroxide or a bleaching agent to thin sections of the hair, evenly around the head. The effect can be dramatic or subtle depending on the colour of the base and the contrasting highlight; it’s a popular alternative to a full, all-over dye which is also known as single process colour. If you have a good natural hair colour that doesn’t wash out your skin tone, highlights can be a great way to simply enhance and brighten up your look; alternatively, highlights can also be applied to pre-dyed hair. As explained in this article, http://www.sofeminine.co.uk/hair/lowlights-vs-highlights-f89948.html, highlights are a great way to add depth, texture and accents to your hair.
You can opt to have highlights applied to just the top layers of your hair; this is known as a ‘half-head’ and is generally cheaper and quicker than having highlights throughout your hair (whole-head), which is really only necessary if you have very layered hair or wear your hair up a lot.
Peter Lamas describes the different techniques used to apply highlights, the most common of which is with foils. The sections of hair are placed on a strip of foil, brushed with the lightener or colour and then folded into the foil to develop. For very short hair, sometimes a cap is used which has small holes through which strands of hair are pulled and then coloured.
So, which highlight shades will work best for your hair? According to totalbeauty.com, it’s important to know if cool or warm tones work best with your natural colouring. Work it out by holding swatches of silver and gold against your hair to see which looks best.
Although it is possible to highlight your own hair at home, we at ROCK PAMPER SCISSORS think it’s advisable to go to a salon for your first time. You can discuss the best shades for you with a professional colourist, watch the application techniques in action and ask for tips on ways and products to maintain your beautiful, newly highlighted mane.
Nowadays, being fashionable does not only apply to women but to men as well. There are many actors, singers, athletes, and other celebrities that guys look up to when it comes to dressing up. A metrosexual or a man who is meticulous about his appearance specifically the clothes he wears and spends a significant amount of money shopping, is becoming more common. Chances are he knows the latest fashion trends and follows them religiously. Looking at fashion magazines and watching fashion shows, one would know what designers have in store for men and therefore will be able to choose the clothes to consider wearing.
Bomber jackets are in fashion no matter what the color is but neon colored ones are perfect for summer. Another trend that not many men might like but is totally in fashion is the printed shirt, suit, and tank top, specifically those with tropical floral prints. Sorts of online shop has several floral shirts available at affordable prices. The tie dye is not just for hippies or artsy men but is probably the coolest print to pull off this season. For men who like wearing suits, stiff power suits are out. The new tailoring emphasizes fluid lines, softer fabrics, longer jackets, and looser pants.
Bermuda shorts also swept runways this season. Some even wear it with cowboy boots. But this trend is something that takes a little getting used to. As for shoes, bright trainers are very cool. Also making a comeback are brogue shoes, a low-heeled shoe or boot traditionally characterised by multiple piece, strong leather uppers with decorative perforations or broguing and indentions along the pieces’ visible edges. Guys can shop for some stylish brogue shoes from Zalora available in different designs and colors. Last but not the least, the color of the season is blue. It does not matter what shade it is, as long as it is blue.
With Father’s Day fast approaching, many consumers may be unsure of a great gift for dad that encompasses that idyllic marriage of function, leisure, and affordability. One way to achieve this in a practical way is through apparel. There are few dads that don’t appreciate or garner utility from a new garment, such as jeans or tie for the office.
Shoppers looking to take a detour from convention may find that there are some intriguing options from reputable brands available in the spring line of mens polo shirts found in some local retailers, as well as through some online sites and vendors. These polos, when purchased online, provide the buyer with an expansive selection of sizes, styles, and fabrics to suit any preferences while also allowing the shopper the added convenience of having these purchases sent directly to their door.
Some buyers may want to add a bit of personal flair to their gifts through customized embroidery or other personalized touches which might be offered through some additional online sites. The quality of men’s shirts found from reputable brands, including Peter Millar and others, are the perfect foundation for clever embroidery, motifs, and silk-screening that might be found from some respected venues.
Whether Dad enjoys golf on the weekend or dressing to fit a casual Friday work environment, a new polo is an exemplary gift for the coming season. Consider some unique colors or appealing details to give the shirt the little extra something that will make dad feel particularly special.
As the first day of the month comes, I see to it that I can update most of my sites for the archives matter but most of the time I fail to do so due with some stuff that I needed to do offline also for some related works here in online. But moreover, my blogs got updated at least once or twice a month which I think isn’t that bad right.. haha Yeah! that’s how lazy I am today not unlike before where I usually blogging almost everyday just to build up my blog readerships especially on this site, Istarblog.com.
Anyway, let me then share to you these new in shoes designs of the brand “New Balance” Which called ” New Balance 2014 “Summer Solution” Collection” You can see all the new kicks up to the photo. And I think, new balance shoes are the one most practical to have because their type of shoes are can be wear off in any different styling. Yes! you heard it right, you can wear new balance shoes with your casual wears as well on your light formal wears. It can either fits well on your daily wears and of course most probably on your sports wears. Yeah! that’s how awesome these new balance shoes are, it’s better yet to invest a shoes from them than to the other brand of shoes out there, for my opinion..
Regarding on the availability of these shoes here. Sorry to say that.. I haven’t got any further details yet in hand as of now. But sure thing! I’ll update you all once I got to know the details for it. I suggesting you as well to often check new balance main website for you to update yourself on what’s new in them today. Okay that will be all for now. Thank you so much!
Online shopping is becoming more and more popular in the US, this is according to a goodonlineshoppingsites.net infographic. Apparently the best shopping deals can be found online, this is according to an estimated 80% of American shoppers. Different methods are used by shoppers, as evidenced by National Retail Federation’s survey that 5-7% of adult Americans use their mobile phone to differentiate prices while shopping. Shopping on tablets is also on the rise since it was reported that in Feb. 2013, 5 billion minutes were spent shopping. It was also discovered that an average of $274 was spent in the first quarter of 2013 by a typical desktop user shopping online. No wonder that an estimated 289 billion US Dollars in revenue was recorded in 2012 brought about by online shopping.
I recommend these 2 online shops where I usually shop my clothes and other necessity things in the house. ZaloraPH is the great online shop that sells apparels for both Bettys and dudes. Also, LazadaPH is a must check too, as you are more into home decors and appliances.
Kikwang Wears ‘Addicted Snob’ Snapback| Photo Credit: Coordi Nuna
[SNOB] Metal Paisley Snap back in Gold – 67,310KRW @ GVG
Might someone over there might get interested to know on what these Kpop idols often wears most of the time especially the idols or celebrities they’d often look up too, right? today, let me share with you this piece of accessory, an cap perhaps that this guy named Kikwang, B2st member, wearing on the photo on top. Actually, I see a bunch of Snapback already of the same thing, design wise, about this Addicted Snob cap but I think the brand name, Snob, was the one most consider and demand today since most celebrities are fond of wearing it. Have you seen your fave idols recently wearing the same cap or anything pieces from the brand Snob already? I think, snob brand is kinda popular today in Korea? what do you think?
Since I was a guy that has a lot of spare time and due to my curiosity about the brand.. LOL I’ve decided to check on the brand’s main site and I’ve found out that the guy kikwang wears on the top photos has an price of 67,310KRW and indeed! SNOB is an local brand in Korea. But no worries. Because you can still buy the same cap or anything pieces within the brand by just checking their online store here: gvg.co.kr . Alright, that is the only information that I can give out here since the brand, Snod, is not yet affiliated on this site. hahaha They must see this write up and consider me as their influencer. ahah just send over some pieces on my way please???
Okay, that will be all for now and I hope you’ll keep on checking me here for more fashion and news updates regarding with some kpop fashion as well brands and labels new in collections. Thank you so much!
Dior Homme released it’s 2014 fall/winter collection which consists of unique and high quality wears. These pieces are high quality suits. The suits are available in different styles and designs; there are the two piece suits and the three piece suits. They have also these single breast and double breast ones. They come in different electrifying colors of blue, black, grey and checked. They are made from high quality woolen fabric which makes them look gorgeous.
They are matched very well with plain blue shirts, stripped shirts and checked shirts. The suits are also well matched with high quality shoes in black and brown. Each suit comes with a jacket to match. The jackets are available in different colors, styles and designs and are made of high quality woolen and cotton materials.
They are available in the knee-long sizes. Also available are the jeans jackets and trousers. They appear in blue and are matched well with different types of trousers. The jeans trousers are also very well matched with high quality coats and ties. They also keep high quality ties in their collection; the ties are available in different styles and colors.
There are the checked, dotted and plain ones. They match well with the suits, coats and the Jackets. High quality stylish suits are also available in different styles, colors and designs and match well with the suits and ties.
Vogue Hommes international is a French popular magazine. In its features collections of Fall-Winter 2013-14, French model clement chebernoud is photographed by Jeff Burton. The fashion editorial which features various high quality collections includes clothes with a mixture of luxury fabric and which are styled by fashion.
In these collections are very high quality vogue branded clothes. They stock very high quality woolen suites made from very smooth woolen fabric. One example is the black one-button hole suit. It comes with a black polo neck sweater to match and high quality black strapped shoes. It comes in many styles and colors and looks very formal, smart and stylish. In their collection is also a long three-button hole jacket long to the knee. It is made of high quality smooth woolen fabric and comes with a red scarf to match. It also matches well with a dark blue trouser and brown shoes.
Another high quality clothing in their collection is a grey woolen two-button hole suit. It is made to measure with a blue shirt and a woolen overcoat to match. The suit is casual but looks elegant. They also have many other high quality clothes such as jackets and woolen sweaters in different styles both rounded and v-shaped neck. They also stock high quality shoes, socks, trousers, belts, shirts, and various Calvin Klein collections.
Not content with ruling the charts, Pharrell Williams has one of the most enviable wardrobes in music. Fusing together classic sophistication with urban street wear, we’ve selected some key pieces that will help you nail some of his most iconic looks, whatever the occasion.
The statement sweat
If you’re a keen follower of Pharrell’s style, you’ll already know that he loves to wear statement pieces and standout prints. Set yourself apart from the crowd with this floral sweatshirt from the range of 10 Deep clothing at Capology. The vivid orange print looks great against the black base colour and, when teamed with a pair of skinny jeans, will create an effortlessly casual look.
The BBC T-shirt
No Pharrell style guide would be complete without an item from Billionaire Boys Club. Designed by Pharrell himself, the signature T-shirt featuring the brand logo regularly features in the rapper’s wardrobe. You can pick one up by visiting the official website here.
The camo shorts
Whether it’s hitting the studio or visiting the skate park, Pharrell has frequently been snapped wearing camouflage board shorts. While they may not be appropriate for winter wear, they will be staples in the summer, so pick up a pair now and make a saving. Team them with a pair of vibrant trainers for a look that Pharrell himself would be proud of.
Although he may be the king of casual cool, Pharrell is no stranger to looking dapper in a suit. Regularly donning sharp, exquisitely cut suits on the red carpet, he often looks for ways to set himself apart from the standard black-tie dress code.
You could do this by opting for a patterned suit jacket, like this checked one from Topman, or simply swapping your white shirt for a bolder number. Of course, in true Pharrell style, a bow tie is essential. Take a look at Mrs Bow Tie, where you will find a selection of bespoke and handmade accessories that are sure to make you stand out.