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What is Perfume

What is Perfume

What is perfume? Perfume is made from either natural ingredients like the essential oils of plants or the musk of animals, spices and man made chemicals. The mixture of these ingredients are blended with an sd alcohol (which is a very pure form of alcohol) or oil.

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Shopping tip 101 Shopping tip One of the best ways to stay focused while shopping is to take a picture with you out of one of your favorite magazines. If you take an image with you, not only will it help you and a sales staff to pull together the look you want, but it will also help you stay focused on what you came to the store for in the first place as well as save money.
Source your magazines-meaning pull out the information that inspires you, put it in a binder and recycle the rest. I started doing this when I was in college and it has been a lot of fun. It also saves time and space.


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I love womens shoes. I have no idea why I love them as much as I do. It is a true obsession.

All the girls in my family seemed to be afflicted with it, thought some have it more then others.

I thought for the longest it was some weird little oddity that only my family had.

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Womens Skirts

The Wrap

A wrap is a single long panel that wraps around you until it has a double panel in the front and usually attaches on the side.

Wraps are in a league of their own. They can take on almost any silhouette and accommodate pretty much any body type. They are great for those of us who fluctuate in weight because most are adjustable.

Some manufactures skimp on the front panel that wraps back on itself, when purchasing a wrap , be sure to take note that you have enough material to move about naturally without feeling like it will splay open. 
I consider the wrap to be essential for a woman’s wardrobe. 

Sonia Rykiel Haider Ackermann Sonia Rykiel Lanvin
wrap skirt Sonia Rykiel wrap skirt Haider Ackermann wrap skirt Sonia Rykiel wrap skirt Lanvin

The Circle 

A true circle is cut out of one piece fabric that makes a circle, then is attached to the waistband with or without gathers or pleats.  They are excellent options for all body types. The trick to choosing this kind of skirt is to pay attention to the volume and material. How to choose a circle for your body type:

Top-Heavy Body Types and Rectangular 

for these body types are ones that use fabrics that have a bit of structure to them like slightly stiffer fabric with some pleating or gathers in them or a couple of layers. This will accentuate the hips while creating balance with your top half.

Bottom Heavy Body Types Curvy Body Types

If you are bottom heavy, the circle can be a godsend or a tent. Choose a one that has no gathers. Because this is a circle skirt and depending on how full the circle is, it will already have soft folds of fabric draping around you.

If you love gathers choose them carefully. Look for skirts that have small gathers that don’t poof out. Also the fabric doesn’t have to be heavy but it must have enough weight to hang well.

Remember: Voluminous gathers have a tendency to make the slim and small-framed women look utterly overwhelmed. They can also make  curvier women look big and frumpy instead of curvy and sexy. So choose carefully.

Many women who are in the plus size bracket have a tendency to think gathers and overly large clothing is more slimming. That truly is the furthest thing from the truth. In fact, the opposite is true.

Plus size women should wear slightly heavier knits that skim and flow with the body, not cling to it.

Circles and pleats are also another style to think about. Pleats can look school girlish, classic, sophisticated, even urban and funky with the right accessories. Just remember pleats must stay flat. If they splay out at all, the effect is ruined. Again if your bottom heavy look for pleats that have been sewn down, otherwise pleats will just accentuates the size of your hips, not minimize them.

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gathered skirt John Galliano gathered skirt Cacharel gathered skirt Cerruti gathered skirt Dries Van Noten
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