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The Elegance of New Anarkali Suits

The Elegance of New Anarkali Suits

Nowadays Anarkali Suits have become very popular all over India and other parts of the world. Fashion trends have given a special place for traditional attires donned by women. Revisiting the golden era with the traditional Salwar Kameez fashion brings out the elegance and charm. It is a well-known fact that the best Salwar collections express grace and elegance that were quite prevalent during the Mughal era. A famous Mughal courtesan by the name of Anarkali enhanced the grand enigma and appeal of the apparel. Beginning from the past historical times to the present generation, this dress form has undergone various changes in requisite of designs, patterns, colors and creative ideologies. Undoubtedly, within last couple of years, the stylish new dresses have become a fashion trend for women and teenage girls. The stylish Anarkali suit is also referred to as the “empire waist” due to its appearance.

The Anarkali suit is designed with a long length, frock-style top and features a stylish slim fitted bottom, which has recently made its way back to the Indian fashion scene for women. These designer dresses are an extraordinarily desirable style that is being adorned by women located in all corners of India. This type of dress varies in its length and embroidery work including floor length Anarkali dresses. Most of the women are fascinated with the heavily embroidered Salwar Kameez suits and like to adorn them on various occasions or events like wedding functions. Indian women prefer these new outfit designs as traditional makeover to showcase their style and fashion on various festive occasions, anniversary celebrations, and casual lunch parties. Salwar Kameez can also be donned as party wear even in dance events.

The colors of this traditional attire play an important role in representing its popularity on various occasional trends. The expert designers utilize varied, multiple conventional color hues such as red, green, yellow, orange, etc., to design impressive motifs and create an enormous range of designer suit collections. Today, modern women are enthusiastic to wear unconventional colors like beige, blue, coffee and white. So, the designers are offering fabulous designer Anarkalis. Apart from the color blends, the designers are also using innovative cut designs along the neckline to create perfect Salwar Kameez suit collections with styles, designs and motifs that are worn by popular film actresses both on screen and off screen.

The latest Indian dress designs in full sleeve with chic women suit style neck pattern are designed beautifully with resham patch, thread and exclusive designer patterned embroidery works to make them look elegant and gorgeous. Moreover, this style of dress looks incomplete without the stylish Churidar pajama, which is available in matching or contrast cool colors. Anarkalis with long sleeves and beautiful tareez style neck design make your looks really eye-catching and attractive. A few designer anarkalis have a beautiful design of lace and gotta patterns on its waist belt, neck and even on the attire’s border.

You are bound to look very charismatic when you wear this traditional …

Review on the First Episode of Gene Simmon's Family Jewels

Review on the First Episode of Gene Simmon's Family Jewels

A & E is the place to watch the latest version of the family reality show genre started by the Osbournes on MTV. However, there are a few major differences between Gene Simmon's Family Jewels, and the Osbournes, the zany British family led by rocker Ozzy Osbourne and boisterous wife Sharon. The Osbournes enjoyed such a huge audience mainly because the viewers really felt like they were getting a true, fly-on-the-wall view of one of rock's first families. Ozzy, Sharon, Jack and Kelly really never came across as actors; They did not need to. Their own reality was so completely odd and unpredictable that watching paint dry in the Osbourne household was a privilege. However, Kiss frontman Gene "The Tongue" Simmons comes across as the lead actor in a show where his family looks to him to identify their individual roles, especially Simmons' common-law wife, Shannon Tweed, who was once Playboy Playmate of the year . In the premiere episode we see Shannon trying to one up Gene, who announces (to the cameras) that he is planning a surprise party for her birthday. The kids respond to his announcement in a predictable fashion – with disbelief. How on Earth would daddy Gene, which clueless approach to the real world (we see him bathing the family dog ​​by throwing the dog into the pool and struggling to run a dishwasher), know the very basics of party planning? Also, given the theme of the first episode – that Gene is truly the King of his manse, to what all must defer – would Gene be unselfish enough to give his time and energy to his common-law wife?

Gene and Shannon have been together for 23 years, and remain (in Gene's view) "happily unmarried." We learn quickly that Gene's reluctance to commit to the woman who has borne both of the couple's children is a source of amusement to the two teenagers, Nick and Sophie, and a source of distress to Shannon. But, does Gene care? Not if you believe what you see at the outside of the episode. Gene says to the camera "Marriage is an institution. You also have to be committed to it. Shannon's answer to Gene's unique attitude is "If someone does not marry you after 23 years, it means you're a loser." Could you imagine Sharon Osbourne being so self-effacing? Are you kidding – Sharon was the ultimate matriarch! Shannon's own teenage son even chimes in to support his wayward father. "It's good being a bachelor," he says laughing. Sad. Another future divorcee or serial monogamist in the making, compliments of Gene Simmons.

Gene then takes the cameras along for an all out bachelor night in Vegas. Just for the heck of it, he leaves his family and goes to Hooters. The girls are draped all over Gene, seeing a human cash register because there is not much else to look at. We see the Alpha male at his coolest – driving the bubbleheads around in a limousine …

Message of Love in a Bottle – 5 Tips to Give Your Lady a Great Valentine Perfume Gift

Message of Love in a Bottle – 5 Tips to Give Your Lady a Great Valentine Perfume Gift

Perfumes make a great Valentine gift for women, at the same time very useful and long-lasting, and also very romantic. Not only do most women love to wear perfumes, as they can help boost their confidence and enhance their feminine charm, they also directly convey the message of love.

A lot of perfume ingredients are aphrodisiacs, supposedly possessing magical powers to bewitch and make that special somebody’s amorous feelings increase. So gifting a perfume to your lady can be translated as a direct message of love in a bottle: ‘Bewitch me further, I am all yours.‘ You can gift the perfume also to your sympathy, but be sure it is not a one-way ‘traffic’.

Take some time and go an extra mile this year by following 5 simple tips to prepare your lady a beautiful and memorable perfume gift for Valentine’s Day.

1. Don’t Rush With the Perfume Choice

Do not rush when buying a perfume as a gift for any kind of occasion. Make it a beautiful, not a skunky gift! Start by researching the gift recipient’s perfume preferences. Does she wear a perfume at all? Ask her (in)directly about her favorite (signature) fragrance. Buying her signature fragrance or the fragrance from the same olfactory family is the safest perfume choice.

If you don’t know about her perfume preferences, consult her friends or family if possible, or go to the nearest perfume shop and let the shop assistant help you select the appropriate perfume for her age, personality and style.

Another great help to choose from the numerous women’s perfumes available, is to consult the wealth of the online information. Check out the perfume review websites, where you can get information about the perfume notes, suitability by age groups, occasions and seasons, information about related perfume products (e.g., scented body lotions or shower gels), prices, and most important, customer reviews.

2. Spice up Your Gift with the Words from the Heart

Personally when I get a gift of any kind, it is the words of the gift giver written or said from the heart that touch me the most. Buy or make your own Valentine card and write in it a beautiful love quote or poem. Search books, remember your favorite romantic movie quotes or check out the quote websites. Even better, say or write how you feel about her with your own words, maybe even with your own poem. How? Just think about her, what you value about her, how she makes you feel and what she means to you.

3. Wrap up Your Gift

Buying a perfume (or any kind of gift) and presenting it in a plain plastic bag will ruin the whole gifting experience for the gift recipient. The message of a gift in a plain plastic bag goes something like this: ‘OK, I remembered to buy you something for this occasion, but it took exactly two minutes of my time, as I bought it at a gas station on the way here.’ Further, …

Sex Supplements For Women – Get a Robust Libido and Cure Vaginal Dryness

Sex Supplements For Women – Get a Robust Libido and Cure Vaginal Dryness

It is not just men who suffer with sexual problems. A vast majority of women also face sexual problems such as low libido, problems in arousal and vaginal dryness etc., Sex supplements for women are formulated with a woman’s needs in mind and have become a bog rage with women seeking ways to get a boost in the bedroom so that they can enjoy satisfying sex.

Such supplements not only help boost libido in women but also speed up arousal. Not only this, they also help alleviate other problems such as vaginal dryness and menopause symptoms.

Various herbs and nutrients have been used since ancient times to boost sex drive in women. Now they are being used to formulate pills and capsules that can be taken be orally and can produce very fast effects.

Some of such supplements contain ingredients such as ginkgo biloba, cayenne, epimedium sagittatum, hops extract, niacin, tribulus terrestris.

One of the most important aspects such supplements work upon is that try to increase the production of sex hormones such as estrogen, progesterone and testosterone in your body. More importantly, they also try to achieve a balance between these hormones which is important to ensure proper sexual and reproductive function in women.

Low estrogen levels result in vaginal dryness that makes penetrative sex extremely painful. By increasing the production of estrogen in your body, such supplements ensure increased natural lubrication and provide relief from vaginal dryness.

Not only this, such supplements also help boost blood flow to the genitals. Increased blood flow helps boost libido or sex drive and ensures faster arousal. Not only this, it also helps increase response to sexual stimulation so that you can achieve climax soon after foreplay.

Such supplements can help you enjoy intense and multiple orgasms.

Good quality supplements are clinically approved and do not have any side effects. They do not even interfere with other medications such as birth control pills.

So, If You Want to Enjoy Better Sex, Check out the Best Sex Supplements for Women that have Become a Massive Hit with Women All Over the World.…

Lingerie

Lingerie

Sexy lingerie. Erotic lingerie. Naughty lingerie. Hot lingerie. Fantasy lingerie.

Black lingerie. Holiday lingerie. The ins and outs to gift wrap your lover.

“Lingerie” comes from the Old French word “lingere” meaning linen, and is defined as

women’s underwear and night clothes. In France “lingerie” applies to all undergarments for both genders. In the U.S. and England “lingerie” applies to women’s undergarments, solely created to be erotic or visually pleasing, using the like of silk and lace, and does not apply to sensible cotton underclothes.

The history of lingerie.

The concept of lingerie being visually pleasing is a relatively recent one. The glamorization of lingerie really only started in the 1960’s. The concept of sexy lingerie began to develop and by the sexual revolution of the 1970’s really took off. Interestingly, the 1960’s also saw feminists burning their bras. The feminists were convinced that women’s undergarments were created “to impose control and order of the fairer sex”.

In the first half of the 20th Century women’s undergarments had 3 purposes: modesty, hygiene, and to alter the female form through the use of corsets, girdles and bras. They were often large, bulky, extremely uncomfortable and often very physically restraining. By the 1950’s undergarments were becoming smaller and more form fitting.

The Corset. From the 16th to 19th Century various devices were used to squeeze women’ waists to astonishing measurements of 16-17 inches. Note that Kate Moss, Jennifer Anniston and Heather Locklear all list their waist measurements as 23 inches. The envied hourglass shape was achieved by compressing the body at the middle and literally transferring the flesh from the waist to the breasts and hips.

The Girdle. During the 1920’s the corset was slowly replaced by the girdle. These were more comfortable and less extreme. The girdle was considered an essential item, both for respectability and modesty. The girdle was designed to give a smoother more appealing line to the woman’s shape. The bottom of the girdle had fasteners on it to clip onto stockings to keep them up. By the 1960’s the girdle was replaced by the panty girdle and then again by control top pantyhose.

The Brassiere. There is some disagreement as to when and who invented the bra. Mary Phelps Jacob held the first patent, Feb 12, 1914, which contained the French word “brassiere”. Her invention was backless and held in place with straps that wrapped around the body and tied in the front. It was designed to be worn with backless evening gowns, hiding the top of the corset in front. However, earlier, in Jan 10,1876, a patent was lodged by Olivia P.Flynt, claiming to be “specially designed as a bust support and improver”.

Underpants. Aka undies, smalls, panties (U.S.), knickers (U.K.), bloomers, briefs, gorgeous gussies, and scanties. Until the 1940’s the only purpose of the “bloomers” was to protect and keep the outer garments clean. They were not sexy or attractive and were designed only to be functional. Until the 1950’s underpants covered parts of …

Fashion Development – A Historical Exposition

Fashion Development – A Historical Exposition

Fashion has been an age long phenomenon that has always surfaced in every human society across the world. Human beings all over the world have great need to cover themselves and also makeup in order to look good. Fashion trends have always showcased in every nation on a regular basis. Different kinds of fashion accessories and other fashion related products have continued to be in great demand all over the world.

Actually, fashion development has been a progressive thing. Generally, the term fashion refers to popular styles and practices seen in the area of clothing, makeup, footwear, furniture and accessories. However, the term mainly refers to clothing, makeup and accessories when considered in a strict sense. The development of fashion can be considered in four major phases namely, ancient, medieval, industrial revolution and contemporary phases. Let’s examine each phase.

Ancient Phase

Fashion development in the ancient phase dates back to the pre-historic era when people made use of local materials in producing the cloths they put on. In those days, animal skin and fur were mainly used. This was seen in ancient historical era of various cultures of the world. In the ancient era, cultural traditions influence the kind of styles and patterns used in the production of local wears. There was no widely accepted pattern or approach used. Clothing materials were either homemade or handmade.

Medieval Phase

The medieval phase in fashion development made a great impact in the history of fashion all over world. The era witnessed the emergence of local tailors and other dressmakers who used local fabrics in the production of different kinds of fashion attires. Fashion production in the period continued to improve from one level to the other. The renaissance period of 14th to 16th centuries that marked the end of the middle ages also made great impact in fashion development. During this period, great ideas about fashion started springing up in the lives of great men and women who later become famous fashion designers.

Industrial Revolution Phase

Fashion development got a huge boost during the period of industrial revolution that swept across Europe and America in the 18th century. It was a great period of change which saw the introduction of diverse methods of production. There was a widespread adoption of diverse kinds of industrial methods of mass production in the era. Mass production of fashion products became the order of the day in the period. Several big fashion firms emerged both in Europe and in the US during the era. Diverse kind of approaches and patters were also introduced in fashion production during the period. Several attires, wears and fashion accessories were also produced. Great fashion designers also emerged during the era.

The Contemporary Phase

After the industrial revolution, the contemporary period came to the fore. It all started in the early 20th century and also entered into the modern day era as well. Fashion development in this era has actually reached its pinnacle. The world is now witnessing the establishment of …

Twentieth-Century Jewelry Styles

Twentieth-Century Jewelry Styles

Twentieth-century jewelry styles show a fascinating evolution. We know these styles as Art Nouveau, Edwardian (or Garland), Art Deco, and Retro. Each was popular during a specific period and each has its unique style.

During the first decades of the twentieth century, the jewelry industry experienced a rebirth. This was due, in part, to the discovery of new supplies of gems and development of new manufacturing and gem-cutting techniques.

Social roles changed too, Jewelry prices were within reach of the ordinary citizen. The changing role in women in society and the rise of the middle class put new demands on the jewelry industry. In response, the industry experienced a revolution in jewelry style and design.

The first half of the twentieth century saw several distinct jewelry styles. Some were associated with are movements, others were a reaction to wartime shortages. All leave a brilliant legacy in the treasures that connoisseurs prize today.

Art Nouveau Jewelry

Introduced in the 1890s, the flowing style of Art Nouveau was a departure from the historic revival styles that had dominated nineteenth -century decorative arts. Art Nouveau, French for “new art,” was inspired by the vitality of the natural world and a new appreciation for Japanese art

Jewels in Art Nouveau style combine realistic interpretations of plants and animals with creatures of fantasy and myth. Raised to the level of fine art by such designers as Rene Lalique, this sinuous and sensual style disappeared completely with the onset of World War I in 1914.

Art Nouveau jewelry often includes one or more of these features:

  • Curving lines
  • Realistic portrayals of nature including butterflies, birds, and intertwining foliage
  • Fantastic creatures such as dragons and other mythical beasts
  • Gems such as pearls, opal, moonstone, aquamarine, tourmaline, rose quartz, chalcedony, chrysoprase, and amethyst
  • Use of glass, either molded or as enamel
  • Designs of women transformed into mermaids, winged sprites, or flowers

Edwardian Jewelry

Between 1900 and 1915, during the reign of England’s King Edward VII, the upper class of Europe and the US wore jewelry as a way to demonstrate their wealth. They favored lavish jewelry inspired by the eighteenth-century French court. Their jewels were made of the finest, rarest, and most costly gems and precious metals. This jewelry style is known as Edwardian, but it’s sometimes called Garland because it typically featured garlands of flowers tied with ribbons and bows.

Edwardian or Garland style jewelry can include these features:

  • Pearls and diamonds
  • Delicate platinum mountings
  • Colored gemstones including ruby, sapphire, emerald, opal, and cat’-eye chrysoberyl
  • Motifs like garlands, ribbons, bows, crescents, starbursts, Greek keys, laurel wreaths, wings, feathers, crowns, oak leaves, swallows, and butterflies.

Art Deco Jewelry

The Art Deco style emerged after World War I and dominated the decorative arts and jewelry from 1920 through the 1930s. It was a strong reaction against the ethereal sensuality of Art Nouveau and the delicate elegance of the Garland style. Art Deco jewelry suggests post-war practicality through its strong geometric patterns in bold contrasting colors.

Art Deco features include:…

Dresses for Plus Size Women

Dresses for Plus Size Women

Most plus size women believe that magazines and dresses are modeled after only petite sized women. The truth is that many present day dress designers are catering for larger women and making plus size dresses. Whether it is a wedding dress to a cocktail dress for a cocktail party, a plus size woman can definitely find a dress for her needs.

The main consideration for a plus size woman to take is that the dress needs to flatter her positive features and hide the negative. A good tip is that dresses for larger women should be solid and made of dark hues. This is very fitting and flattering to the body. A nice solid dark black dress will make the body appear much slimmer and overall be much more flattering. As far as patterns are concerned, thin vertical stripes are good because they elongate the look of the body which makes the body appear much more slim. Besides that type of pattern, most should be avoided.

Cocktail dresses for plus size women should also be worn on their won, without large accessories. The accessories should be very minimal and subtle, if any at all. Big pieces will add bulk to the look and give an image of a larger body.

As far as wedding dresses are concerned, the dress should be very flattering and comfortable. A wedding is a once in a lifetime moment when a women gets to look her best in front of all her loved ones and family. It is a day that all eyes will be on her, especially when wearing the correct type of dress. A good wedding dress is one that will accentuate the positive points in the body and minimize the negative. For example, a woman with nice, toned legs, but not so great arms will want to wear a long sleeve wedding dress that is shorter in length. This way the arms are hidden and the legs can be shown off.

No matter what the occasion is, one can find a dress for a plus size woman. Whether it is a wedding dress or a dress to wear for a brunch, there is a style and fit for every type of body. The most important thing to remember for plus size women is to wear a dress to show off the good parts of the body and to wear toilet accessories that can add bulk or even take away from the entire look. …

Fads, Trends and Classics – What Do These Fashion Terms Mean?

Fads, Trends and Classics – What Do These Fashion Terms Mean?

Fashion can be a fickle world. Some come and go quickly. Some stay for a short visit and some become our new best friends.

When you understand how fashion works, you can learn to make wiser fashion choices.

Fads are fashions that come and go quickly, usually in a season or a year. They are styles that appeal to a small group of women. Mostly aimed at the young, they repeat in long cycles. Young women see them as something new to experiment with while older women say been there, done that and usually ignore them the second or third time round. Military styles are an example of a fashion Fad.

Trends are fashions that stay for a short visit, on average three years but may stay a few years longer like visitors who decide to extend their stay in your home. The first year will be the more extroverted and dramatic version of the fashion. It will be toned down slightly in the next few years. Its stay depends on retail sales.

An example of this is the current Colour Blocking Trend which is in its second year. Short front and long back skirts are another. This Trend is in its dying stages as it goes very conservative with only a tiny variation between the front and back hem to entice older women to buy into the trend.

Classics are favourite styles that have been around for many, many years. They have become classics because their styles suit most women. These include the princess line from the armhole, the pencil skirt, draped and cowl necklines and the front-buttoned business suit. They can become boring and create an impression of a dowdy woman stuck in a time warp. To get the most value from them today, they either need to be a base over which modern tops or jackets are added or they need to be made in interesting fabrics or made with slight variations in the style.

Modern Classics start out as Trends. Sales of them soar as women of all ages, shapes and sizes embrace them. Designers for the retail market are on a winner. Crossover tops, princess lines from the middle of the shoulders and draped jackets are examples. They became Modern Classics because they can be re-invented in slightly different and flattering variations year after year. Modern classic styles are not static. They keep evolving.

Fads are usually for Extroverts. Trends start being for Extroverts and then get toned down for Introverts. Modern Classics make both Extroverts and Introverts feel and look great. Classics need modern additions to stop them from being dowdy.

Accessories like shoes and handbags also have Fads, Trends and Modern Classic variations.…

How to Gain Weight For Women – How to Go From Skinny to Curvy and Put on Weight Fast

How to Gain Weight For Women – How to Go From Skinny to Curvy and Put on Weight Fast

To a society that seems obsessed with LOSING weight, it may seem strange when you ask how you can GAIN weight. Ask anyone how to lose weight and they’ll run off a huge list diets, contraptions, clubs and gizmos that everyone seems to have tried, but without much success. However, ask people how skinny girls can put on weight, and you’ll no doubt get a blank expression or worse, a sarcastic and questioning answer like “why do you want to put on weight? I wish I had your ‘problem’!”

Well, to the hardgainer like you and me this IS a real problem, as being skinny affects our confidence, health and self-esteem. But every problem has a solution, and so today I’m gonna give you 5 tips that skinny girls are using to solve the problem of how to gain weight for women.

You ready?… let’s go!

How To Gain Weight For Women Tip 1 – Put On Some Muscle

Packing on a few pounds of muscle is the surest and healthiest way for women to put on weight and accentuate their natural sexy curves. Muscle weighs more than fat so it makes sense to put on muscle weight rather than fat, plus you get to decide where the muscles grow (I say this because people put fat on in different places depending on their body type… trust me, it’ll always end up where you least want it – typically on a woman this is around her butt and waist)

Don’t be afraid of building muscle by weight training – you won’t get huge like Arnie or anything… in fact a woman’s body simply doesn’t produce enough testosterone to get big.

Make a weight training routine part of your workouts at the gym and you’ll put on weight quickly and in the places that you want.

How To Gain Weight For Women Tip 2 – Reduce Your Cardio Exercises

Cardio is a staple part of most womens workouts and is always recommended in most magazines, but if you’re looking for how to gain weight, then cardio will actually be making your life more difficult, as it is simply burning more fat and calories and leaving nothing for your body to store.

If you’re looking to gain weight, sort out a workout routine that focuses more on mass building exercises like weights and less on cardio.

How To Gain Weight For Women Tip 3 – Sleep More

And you thought this weight gain for women thing was all gonna be hard work? This is the easy bit, and the most often overlooked.

When we sleep our bodies produce natural growth hormones which help repair our muscles and enable to gain weight and muscle mass. The highest secretions of these hormones are during deep sleep, and so it is important to get a good night’s rest when thinking about how to gain weight for women. Around 8 hours is ideal. Try to eliminate as much stress from your daily life as possible as …