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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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A Line Dress How to Choose Dress Examples

A Line Dress

The A Line Dress

A brief history of the a line dress.

Christian Dior introduced the “A” Dress in 1955. The name A Line means copy or line for line an exact reproduction of the original. 

Dior’s original A dress had a fitted bodice that followed the lines of the waist then pulled away from the hips attached was a pleated skirt creating an “A”. A simple singled breasted jacket accompanied this dress.

The A  dress of 1955 is not however the A dress modern women refer to today. Today’s A  dress, as we know it, is the creation of André Courrèges. He was a very influential designer of the 1960 and perhaps the most copied.
His a- line dress fitted at the bust and pulled out from the body forming an “A”. His designs were clean and simple with little or no embellishment and comfortable. 

It is one of the most comfortable and the most flattering of all the dress silhouettes around. It is definitely a dress that all four-body types can wear, but it is particularly flattering for the bottom heavy or pear shaped body type because it naturally pulls away from the body.

How To Choose the Perfect Dress For Your Body Type

This dress kind of evens out the playing field, it’s really flattering on all body types.

A Dress for Bottom Heavy Body Types

Look for a dress that is made of a softer fabric that has a nice weight and hangs well. It would be ideal to find a dress that has some interesting detail on the top of the bodice, like an interesting neckline or fabric detail.

A Dress for Top Heavy Body Types

Look for an a-line dress that has a “V” neckline or scoop neck and a bit of structure to the fabric. A little more crisp fabric will give the skirt of the dress a little more flare instead of a soft drape and will help offset your top half. Also crispness to a fabric won’t hug your breast and make them look larger then they are.

Yves Saint Laurent  Rick Owens Loewe
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A Dress for Curvy Body Types

This dress can be a wonderful and very sexy dress for a curvy body type. It will definitely pull out at your waist and hip and depending on the fabric can give a very soft natural look. If you are want to minimize your breast choose an A line dress with a collar and or “V” neck and make sure the dress isn’t too snug.

 A Dress for rectangular Body Types

This is one of those dresses you don’t have to worry about your waist or lack of one. The design of the dress automatically eliminates this concern because it curves away from the body at your waist or higher depending on the a-line dress you choose. So spend your energy on length of the dress and accessories.

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