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Business Professionalism - 5 Tips for Women's Professional Clothing™

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What does it mean to project a professional appearance in today's business world ?

The business world is continually changing, and women have to adapt to this evolving environment. The business casual trend continues. As well, every season has a new look on the runway, and new styles in the stores. It can be bewildering.

Here are 5 tips for projecting a professional image in your business attire:

1. Don't be swayed by every new style. Trends generate buzz. They are good for the fashion business. You need to know the trends, or you end up looking out of date. And in today's youth oriented culture, looking old-fashioned can harm your business image.

However, there's a big difference between being aware of a trend, and being a slave to it. As a working woman, you need to know how to look up-to-date without looking too young, or at the other end, appearing like you are in a fashion time-warp.

2. Pick the colors of the season. If the runway shows models dressed head-to-toe in ho…

Stylish Winter Dressing Clothing Tips™

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The gray skies and cold winds that seem to go on forever are signs that winter is upon us, and are dreaded by many women. However, contrary to what many women think, this doesn't mean that one should have to cover up in big, warm, bulky, unappealing clothes that do nothing for one's figure. Plus-sized women struggle more with this issue as many plus-sized clothes are bulky and unattractive to start with. Yet you can still look stylish in the winter if you know what items you should be shopping for.

Keep in mind that there is no substitute to layers when it comes to staying warm in the cold when you are inside and outside. Get rid of those thick, itchy sweaters and opt for several layers of thin clothing. Clothes that conform to your body are more likely to make you feel warm. Seek out clothing that is long sleeved or stretchy and combine these with a sweatshirt or zipped jacket when you are indoors. Styles like these are ideal for being indoors or shopping in town for your holi…

Look Good In The Right Women's Clothing Shoes And Accessories !™

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We all want to have the best women's clothing shoes and accessories this season. So what do we look for in these items ? Read on to find out!When shopping for women clothing shoes and accessories, it's best to plan ahead. Don't just start buying random things that look nice. First, you need to familiarize yourself with your body type.Women who are petite will benefit most from slim narrow belts. Try to use some color contrast to add a bit of shape and curve to your body. You might also want to stick with fabrics that are flowing and soft. Avoid buying fashion items that have very bold prints.On the other hand, tall women may use wide belts. However, try to stay away from tight clothes that are either too long or too short. Also avoid tucking your top in your pants and instead let the top hang loose.Women with heavy hips or a triangular body shape can take advantage of clothes that have vertical lines. Go for V-necks, skirts with slits and long tops that flow over the hips.…

Women's Clothing - Today’s Fashions™

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Today’s women’s clothing are a line of ultimate representation of a woman’s body confidence that will make her all the more stylish and glamorous. Find about the lessons of women’s clothing and the cardinal rules of dressing up in relation to your body shape as you read on.1. The Summer styleThe heat is on ! Pull on your khakis and that plain shirt. – oooh, don’t even try to. Plain tees are too boring to beat the heat. Get load and do it the colors. Summer is all about kooky pattern mixes, wild and exotic colors. Try on some batiks or embroidered fabric tops, uniquely patterned skirts or clothes that are rich in colored pretty ruffles. If you want to still stick with your jeans, pair it up with off-the-shoulder tunic as a cover up.2. The Simple but elegant styleDressing up sexy does not always mean micro mini skirts and super tight tube tops. Try on some sassy classic look. Make it loose, not tight. Full-skirted, not gripping. Flatter the looseness of a longer, full-skirted dress that…

Tall Women's Clothing™

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Tall women require an extra degree of attention in choosing clothing and fashion styles to flatter their figure. For example, if a tall woman wears skirts that are too short or too long, it makes their body look out of proportion. Therefore, it is important that the length of their skirts be at either the knee or just below knee level.A tall woman can also play down the length of her torso by wearing blouses that fall over the pants and skirts, giving an illusion of a perfectly proportioned figure.Some fashion experts also suggest that tall women should avoid pants with tapered legs, as they appear to lengthen the legs and accentuate the size of the hips and thighs. Tall women should wear clothes with seam lines, belts, bows and collars to shorten or narrow the torso. They may even wear prints around the neck and over the shoulders, to make those areas appear wider. In fact, low-rise pants and shoes with straps make the legs appear shorter, thus giving the body an evenly proportioned …

Fashion Clothing Tips for Short Women™

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Petite curvaceous women definitely need to elongate their body using their clothing style for minimizing the volume. This is the general rule for the women owning this type of figure. In order to cover the faults of a figure not belonging to a tall, skinny 'giraffe' type model, you need to follow some essential tricks.- Your aim is to elongate your body. The most frequent mistake petite women making in terms of clothing is cutting their bodies by using pieces of clothes as jackets and belts in the wrong proportions. Wearing large belts on top of pants or skirts together with blouses of different color is not the best choice as it cuts the body in two parts, drawing attention to the shortness of the figure.- You should also avoid wearing extra fabric around the waist. You already possess a good amount of volume in this area and the last thing you need adding some more.- A false myth is the idea that very long skirts make your legs look long. Very long, baggy skirts make your le…

Single Women Buy A Home For More Than An Investment™

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LocationYounger single women tend to buy in the heart of downtown, for social reasons. They want a vibrant urban community with amenities right there. They do not want to commute a long distance to the suburbs. On the other hand, women of all ages will buy a home they are not in love with, for family reasons. Perhaps the home is not exactly what they want, but it is close to a great school where their children will thrive, or close to a grandparent who can provide daycare.Safety and securityThese are key issues for single ladies. Even if they can afford to buy a single-family detached unit, many will opt to buy an apartment or town-home because they perceive this style of housing as safer and more secure. Certain types of multi-family living have a better sense of neighbourliness, and for many living in a town-home feels more secure than a single-family home on a large lot.Low maintenanceThere is no question that women, as a whole, are embracing home repair and maintenance. Fully 50 p…

Is it Time to Upgrade Your Bathroom Vanity Lighting ?™

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Lighting is essential in a bathroom. Not only does it help to highlight unique features in your bathroom is also does a wonderful job of helping to see yourself correctly in the mirror. Many women suffer from make up disasters when they do not possess the correct bathroom vanity lighting that is needed in order to see what they actually look like. Many women are recommended to put on concealer and foundation in front of a window because of the poor lighting that many bathrooms have. They end up thinking that the foundation matches their skin tone when it does not in natural lighting. Therefore, with the correct vanity lighting, no woman will ever have a problem with her make up again.Another reason to have bathroom vanity lighting is to highlight and accentuate the features in your bathroom. Some people have the luxury of having a spa in their bathroom. With this type of lighting you can induce a relaxed and romantic feeling to your entire bathroom while signaling the features in your…

Some Tips on How to Make Teen Clothes Trendy™

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Walk down the corridors of a happening college and you are bound to see girls in their best ever outfits, chatting up with their friends or exchanging their notes. Bright blues, bandannas, cool jackets, buzzing cell phones and chips will be the scenario of a cool college where girls do meticulous planning and spending loads of money, time and energy to be in the hottest and happening looks.These days looking good are of utmost importance. Making new friends and the urge to get acceptance in different work groups have forced the teens of this age to have a considerable amount of thinking on their clothing.A lot of scrupulous planning is required for the teens that need to meet the latest trends. Nothing can be worse when the wardrobe contains things which are not fit to be worn. One thing which has to examined before the shopping is to have a glance at your wardrobe and if you have too many T-shirts filled than you could probably go for a jacket to break the monotony of your wardrobe.B…

Decorating Tips For A Small Kitchen™

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Your home has a small kitchen and you want to redecorate ? Below you will find some decorating tips for a small kitchen which will hopefully help you achieve the desired result.When redecorating a small or compact kitchen it can be quite a challenge as not only do you want to maximize the space you have available, but you also want the kitchen to live up to its full potential. The real key to making this work is to simplify as much as possible and hopefully the list below will help.1. Only use smooth lines and simple patterns as they will help to create the illusion of space in the kitchen.2. If at all possible align the appliances flush with cabinets so that you have one continuous unbroken surface and reduce the number of visual elements in the room by using simple cabinet styles. With the wall cabinets you have fixed higher up then why not replace the plain doors with glass fronted ones or do not have any doors at all. This can help to reduce the feeling of being boxed in that soli…

Outdoor Kitchen Design Hints & Tips™

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Picture this: It's a super-Sunday with oodles of bright sunshine and a delightfully gentle breeze displaying a seductively intense passion that cuts across iconic verdant vistas. Add some grilled sandwiches or steak to this uncontaminated spectacle, and you have an indulgence that provides a complete sensory experience for life's most precious moments. If you want this blissfully idyllic dream to make inroads into your dark, caustic existence, then all it takes is an outdoor kitchen design.And before you think of this account as some kind of an apocryphal story, remember what endless harangues made by designers dwell on- all it takes is a small space and munificent amounts of imagination, and you could give the real estate value of your home a shot in the arm. It's time to experience a new sense of freedom out of the stolid walls of your indoor kitchen.More Than Just Grilled Cabinet EnclosuresIf you share that antiquated opinion that outdoor kitchens are only about the ver…

Five Super, Fast and Easy Dinners for Women on the Run™

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It is easier than ever to put together quick, nutritious and easy meals. Most supermarkets carry precut, washed and packaged vegetables, in the produce section. Precut fruit is now available, all year round. Most deli’s carry rotisserie chicken or turkey. These ingredients, added together, are a recipe for stress free dinners. Here are five of my favorites.Spinach Salad. On a plate, arrange two cups of washed and packaged, baby spinach, a chopped, boiled egg and one tablespoon of sliced almonds. Sprinkle with one tablespoon of parmesan cheese. Serve with your favorite, low calorie, Italian dressing.Roasted Chicken. On a plate, serve one piece of rotisserie chicken, from the deli and one cup of your favorite frozen vegetables which have been steamed in the microwave. Serve with one small, whole wheat roll. For desert, have a cup of fresh melon, with a splash of fresh orange juice and a sprinkle of coconut.Vegetable Medley. Choose your favorite medley of vegetables, prewashed and cut. S…

Fat Burning Belly Blasting Recipes For Women™

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Many women want to know what fat burning foods to help them slim down their hips, thighs, butt, and create a flat stomach.All calories are not created equal so you want to make sure that you are eating foods that will help burn belly fat, instead of keep it on. Healthy food does not have to taste bland.You simply have to be creative with it. I know many women that cook for their families do not want to cook twice, so these recipes are not only fat burning, but your whole family can enjoy.Turkey Meatloaf1 package of lean ground turkey meat

1/2 cup spinach

6 chopped walnuts

pinch of sea salt

1 cup chopped spinach

1 bunch of chopped scallions

1/4 cup golden raisins

1/2 packet of buttermilk hidden valley mix

1 tbl. of organic ketchupMix all ingredients together in a bowl until meat is thoroughly combined with ingredients,except ketchup. Place in baking pan and pat down, then spread ketchup on top.Place in oven at 375 for 15-20 min. The last few minutes switch to broil so the top gets a nice golde…

7 Essential Swim Training Tips for Women™

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Here, in reverse order, are your Seven Essential Swimming Training Tips for Female swimmers like you. These tips have what it takes to help you become a winner;We often hear in Retailing, what's important is; Location, Location, Location. What are three of the most important components of swimming ? Technique, Technique, Technique. Why?Swimming Tip #7 - Technique. Then SpeedAs a woman, when you learn a new skill or change your stroke, you must swim more slowly for a while - before attempting to swim faster (by the way, the same thing applies to men). This can become frustrating, as it can be against your natural female racing instinct. However, the more you do something, right or wrong, the more it can become a habit.For example, if you have a bad arm pull, think how many times you reinforce that bad habit during even one practice. When you try to swim quickly, it's natural to focus your attention on going fast and not necessarily on holding your improved technique. So, until …