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5 Simple Tips To Enhance Your Look

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Dressing up and looking good has to be intentional. It is good to put in the time and work in choosing an outfit for each time you plan to step out.

And just in case you are looking for tips on how to boost your appearance and look, look here for some tips.

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Putting on something as small as a necklace, wristwatch, earrings, and fashion rings, would give you an elevated look. You could also consider using a muffler instead of a necklace. These things add to one’s appearance to make them look gracefully sophisticated.

Have A Neat Hairdo Or Haircut:

Make sure your hair is well groomed and combed regardless of the type of hairdo or haircut. This makes you appear neater and more appealing.

Wear Perfume:

Get used to not feeling good when you don’t smell good around people and even when you are alone. Wearing perfume makes you feel good and confident when you are around people, bearing in mind that you are not distorting their flow of fresh air.

Choose Matching Footwear:

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Your footwear doesn’t necessarily have to be the same colour as your clothes, but they at least should complement each other.

Pay Attention To Colours:

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It is said that more than three colours in a particular fashion style have become a colour riot. But in recent times, using more than three colours has become fashionable. However, this should not be taken to the extreme. Sometimes, just two colours still does the magic.

 

 

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Grammy Winning Tyla Hits A Fashion Milestone

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When South Africa’s rising pop star, Tyla, chooses her clothes, there are two essential qualities she looks for: the ability to allow her to dance freely and the ability to move comfortably.

While describing her personal style, the young and talented artist who brought us the hit song “Water” emphasized the importance of feeling comfortable. However, her definition of comfort does not extend to casual attire like sweatpants and jerseys, particularly when she is in the public eye.

Additionally, the rise of her online presence on TikTok, which now boasts over 7.2 million followers, has seen “comfortable” translate to performing her own dance routines in unique outfits like macramé tube tops and very short miniskirts.

Just weeks ago, “comfortable” meant a glamorous, seafoam green Versace gown shimmering with fishnet overlays—a dazzling costume fit for a modern Venus. Tyla wore this as she proudly accepted the first-ever Grammy for Best African Music Performance for her chart-topping R&B hit, “Water.” Today, “comfortable” has a whole new meaning: a stylish linen set as she dances effortlessly in Gap’s Spring 2024 campaign, marking her debut with a major global fashion brand.

The video showcases Tyla and a group of dancers performing Shay Latukolan’s energetic choreography to “Back On 74,” a catchy, genre-blending song by the British group Jungle, which has amassed over one billion views on TikTok.

Each dancer is adorned in comfortable and flowing pieces from Gap’s spring collection, crafted from breathable linen fabric. Tyla’s outfit features a stylish cropped top and relaxed-fit cargo pants, accented by a swaying chain-link belt. The video not only highlights the comfortable nature of the clothing but also demonstrates how it can convey confidence and a touch of elegance, making it perfect for both movement and style.

“I love marrying my music and the way I look, I feel like it goes hand in hand,” Tyla explains. “I see that also sonically with my album that’s coming out, and with the Gap campaign.”

As Tyla embarks on her first major tour and showcases her characteristic drive and ambition, the artist is infusing her on-stage style with even more personal expression.

A passionate supporter of South African designers, such as the talented LVMH Young Fashion Designer Prize winner Thebe Magugu, she proudly weaves elements of her heritage into her fashion choices.

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6 Most Iconic Moments At The London Fashion Week

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London Fashion Week (LFW) is a globally recognised event, showcasing both menswear and womenswear collections. Established in 1984, it celebrates cutting-edge design and innovative talents alongside iconic British brands.

Among the four major fashion capitals, London Fashion Week stands out for its reputation of being fashion-forward. This well-deserved recognition allows designers to freely express their creativity, leading to truly unforgettable moments throughout history. These moments include the innovative robotic paint sprayers used by Alexander McQueen, the inspiring presence of the late Queen Elizabeth in the front row, and the iconic matching outfits of Harper Beckham and Anna Wintour.

This year, LFW marked its 40th anniversary with a hybrid format, featuring physical runway shows and a year-round digital platform. The event brought together fashion, culture, and technology and attracted industry professionals and fashion enthusiasts worldwide.

To celebrate the big 40, join me on a journey as we revisit the unforgettable moments from London Fashion Week that not only left a lasting impression but also solidified the city’s status as a premier fashion capital.

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Queen Elizabeth At The Front Row

On February 20th, 2018, during a visit to London Fashion Week’s BFC Show Space in central London, Queen Elizabeth II took in the runway presentation of British designer Richard Quinn. Joining Her Majesty for this special occasion was the esteemed editor of American Vogue, Anna Wintour. Following the show, the Queen had the distinct honor of presenting Mr. Quinn with the very first Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design, a significant recognition of his talent and contribution to the industry.

Teletubbies Dipsy Walk

Fans of the 1990s children’s show, The Teletubbies, might be filled with a wave of nostalgia, while younger generations could be left feeling a tad surprised. In June 2017, one of the show’s iconic characters, Dipsy, made a surprising appearance on the runway at a fashion show hosted by designer Bobby Abley. This unexpected cameo certainly caused a stir.

Shalom Harlow’s Spray-painting Robots Walk

During the Alexander McQueen Spring/Summer 1999 fashion show in London on September 27th, supermodel Shalom Harlow captivated the audience with a breathtaking performance. As she gracefully walked the runway, two robots emerged, transforming the event into a mesmerising display of art. These robots, with their precise movements, sprayed black and neon yellow paint onto her white dress, creating a stunning and unforgettable spectacle.

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Princess Diana’s Entrance

In the month of March 1988, Diana, the Princess of Wales, graced a reception held at Lancaster House in London. This gathering celebrated London Fashion Week, and the Princess arrived attired in a stunning ensemble designed by the renowned Bellville Sassoon.

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Cara Delevingne’s Star Ensemble

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In a memorable conclusion to the Burberry Prorsum Autumn/Winter 2012 collection fashion show, held at Kensington Gardens during London Fashion Week on February 20, 2012, models including Cara Delevingne graced the runway with umbrellas held high as if walking through a gentle shower. This unique touch added a touch of whimsy to the final showcase of the collection.

And that’s a wrap. Which of these moments were truly iconic for you?

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Here Are 4 Patterned Blazer Outfit Ideas To Try

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Here Are 4 Patterned Blazer Outfit Ideas To Try | Fab.ng

Have you ever considered incorporating a patterned blazer into your wardrobe? It’s a fantastic way to elevate a timeless piece and inject personality into your outfit. The structured silhouette adds sophistication, while the pattern infuses your look with captivating flair. As a corporate girlie, a patterned blazer is a versatile layering option, perfect for transitioning between warmer and cooler days.

So, consider adding this fashion-forward piece to your collection. Dress it up or dress it down—this adaptable garment is ready for anything. Let me showcase some creative ways I incorporate it into my wardrobe.

Patterned Blazer With Sweater Dress

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One of the most appealing fashion trends of recent times is the combination of a classic blazer with the cosy comfort of a sweater dress. The blazer adds a touch of structure and formality to the relaxed and casual vibe of the sweater dress, creating an interesting visual contrast.

When you add a belt to cinch the waist, it not only makes the outfit look sleek and polished but also accentuates your curves and creates a flattering silhouette. The result is truly stunning. The combination of textures and colours in the outfit creates a beautiful and harmonious look. The sleek and sophisticated blazer combined with the soft and cosy sweater dress creates a perfect balance between comfort and style. The cinched waist adds a touch of femininity, and the overall outfit exudes confidence and elegance. I adore this look and would recommend it to anyone who wants to look stylish while staying comfortable and cosy.

Patterned Blazer With Jeans

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You can transform your blazer from boardroom to brunch with a dash of casual vibe.  Embrace the laid-back charm of light-wash jeans. They perfectly complement the structured silhouette of a patterned blazer.

Swap the formal crisp blouse for a relaxed basic tee, either a cotton-soft canvas for playful prints or simple stripes. You can slip on a crisp baseball hat. But the hat’s just a suggestion—if it feels like a step too far, leave it behind and let your hair loose.

Now for a finishing touch: footwear. Sneakers, my friend, are your new best friends. Trade in the stilettos for a pair of comfy kicks. Whether you choose classic canvas low-tops or sleek leather trainers, they’ll add some youthful energy to your look.

Patterned Blazer With A Mock Neck Sweater

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This dynamic duo creates a look that’s both effortlessly chic and undeniably polished without sacrificing comfort.

It peeks out from beneath your blazer’s collar, adding a touch of intrigue and visual interest without overwhelming your silhouette. This creates a streamlined yet subtly textured effect, perfect for layering.

Opt for a chunky knit sweater for a touch of rustic charm or a fine-gauge knit for a more polished feel. Pair this winning combination with high-waisted, wide-leg jeans that elongate your legs and create a balanced, proportional look.

Elevate the outfit further with sleek-heeled boots that emphasise your confidence. This versatile pairing works wonders with a variety of styles. Opt for an oversized blazer for a relaxed yet sophisticated vibe, or try dark-wash skinny jeans and ankle boots with a chunky heel for an edgy, urban aesthetic.

It’s a stylish, comfortable, and endlessly adaptable look that will take you from day to night with effortless ease.

Patterned Blazer With A Tee Shirt Underneath

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Are you looking to turn your patterned blazer into a laid-back statement piece? It’s easier than you think, and the secret weapon is a casual T-shirt. But don’t stop at plain–this is where your inner fashionista gets to shine.

Opt for a subtle, understated blazer that looks a bit sophisticated. Under it, add a vibrant striped tee with playful lines to add a burst of personality. You can also experiment with bold stripes, playful florals, or even geometric patterns–the key is to find a balance that complements the blazer’s subtle elegance. Then pair this look with some short boots or heels.

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