Camo Pants


Popularity of camo pants continued to grow through to the rebellion period in the ’90s when thousands of Punk girls and boys used this garment as a trademark. By the year 2000, camouflage pants were no longer associated with demonstrations and rebellions, but mutated into a must-have accessory, which stormed into the fashion industry with a vengeance. Even though Khaki pants were already in the market, the heightened need for tougher and fancier pants among the youth saw promotion of camouflage pants as an alternative fashion accessory. Nowadays, they are attainable in an array of designs, prints, and color patterns that can suit various interests.

In earlier years, women who wanted to explore the outdoors using camo pants had to buy smaller men sizes because of limited female versions. However, with advent of female fashion, many stores now have an expansive line of women camo pants that can suit various body shapes, sizes, and environments. For instance, with a bit of research, you can easily find racing pants, zip off pants, lounge pants, and many other designs


Factory Outlet Shopping

Outlet malls are a collection of several different outlet stores. They are often located on the outskirts of a larger metropolitan area where the land is plentiful and less expensive. The malls usually have some large “anchor” stores like you would find in a regular mall and a collection of other smaller retail outlet stores along with some fast food restaurants. You can usually find factory outlet stores offering clothing, shoes, and other smaller household items at outlet malls. If you want a wide selection of products without having to travel far from store to store, a factory outlet mall is a great choice for you.

A factory outlet store in a free-standing building is not as common as those found in outlet malls, but they offer equally good pricing. A common type of free-standing outlet is a furniture outlet. Often these types of outlets offer furniture from several different manufacturers although you can find some that offer a single manufacturer’s products. Sometimes the furniture offered at a factory outlet is of the “scratch and dent” variety. This


Types of Tops for Women

When buying a women’s top you should make sure that you choose the right style and size that can highlight your assets and take people’s attention away from the less attractive areas. Another important factor that you must consider when buying tops is the body figure. If you are skinny then make sure you buy tops that make you look fuller, and if you are on the heavier side, avoid tops that make you look fatter.

We have compiled some of the common types and varieties of women’s tops available in the market. When purchasing the tops, make sure you take into account the body type, features, and other aspects of the personality etc, to determine which one will look best on you. Some of the common types of women’s tops are tunics, camisoles, sweaters, empires, and blouses. The main differences lie in the length of sleeves, necklines, collar types, and cut.

  • Sleeve length of the tops: The length of the sleeves is an important factor that impacts the overall look of the women’s tops. The sleeves of blouses,

Easy Shirt Buying

Men have the choice of going for slim fit, regular fit and plus size shirts, and the style options that come with them will definitely stun you. The rules for buying each category of shirt differ a great deal; for example, if you are searching for fitted shirts then you need to decide whether you are going to tuck it in or leave it as it is. If you want to tuck your shirt in, then naturally you want it to be a bit lengthier but not to the point of jamming it inside your trousers/pants, so they look unnatural. Fitted, tucked-in shirts are going to make you so smart and confident that you will instantly sense the look of admiration and respect on your colleagues’ faces when you walk into your office. Hence, deciding on the shirt length is very important. Slim fit shirts are also called athletic shirts; you can specifically ask for them when you shop. The regular fit is slightly bigger than the slim fit version, and will be perfect for men who want to hide a paunch. Plus size shirts are loose and perfectly fitting for heavy men.

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Outlet Malls in Tokyo

La Fete Tama Minami Osawa

Styled in to be a little like Provence in South France (little bit of a stretch) this spacious mall is a nice place to spend a day shopping and sampling the restaurants and cafes. There is also a toho movie theater nearby. Has the usual mix of sports, outdoor, fashion, lifestyle goods, pets, furniture etc. The spacious environment and greenery of Minami Osawa make this a relaxing day out.

Grandberrry mall

Grenberry mall is quite large and although it is an outlet mall, it also includes all manner of shops, from pet stores and hairdressers, to lifestyle and fashion shops. This mall is divided into four zones; a family and family life themed zone, a fresh foods zone, an outlet mall zone, and a communication and entertainment zone.

Lala Port

Lala Port has continued to grow through successive additions since its inception in 1981. It is now home to more than 540 stores, including many brand name stores, fashion houses, movie theater etc. It is one of the largest shopping malls in Japan and is located just on the border of Tokyo in Chiba, Funabashi.

Karuizawa Prince

Grocery Shopping

I think that it is safe to say that for most people or most households, groceries are probably the second biggest monthly expense, falling in right behind your mortgage/rent and right in front of your car payment(s) or somewhere close. Therefore, it stands to reason that this is one of the areas that if you concentrate, organize yourself, and do a little planning, that you can have a pretty big impact for your wallet. Make sense?

Before we begin, yes I am a guy and yes, I really do the majority of the grocery shopping for our household. Let’s just say I took it on as a little project and it became a challenge.

So, you probably don’t need to limit yourself to doing ALL of your shopping at one outlet. Personally, I use 4. Trust me, this will not take your grocery shopping from an hour or so a weekday night to a 6-7 hour marathon–I still do not spend much more time doing it on a weekly basis.

Basically, what I do is to use one outlet (I won’t name them) for the majority of my stuff and a second outlet who has

Wearing Fashion Tights

However, fashion tights are not just a winter accessory anymore but can be wore in summer too. Now, with a variety of different deniers and styles, tights can be worn in the summer without getting too hot and also if you don’t want to reveal your bare legs. If you’re short of time before work on a day, popping on a pair of fashion tights could hide any unwanted stumble. You’re also able to change the whole look or style of an outfit just by changing your design of tights. By adding a pair of ripped tights, it could give you quite a rock style whereas a pair of patterned tights may give you a classier look for both a day in the office or a night on the town. – (and no one would ever know you hadn’t changed!)

Fashion Hosiery doesn’t always have to burn a huge hole in your pocket. If you’re on a budget and can’t afford a brand new outfit, you could always just buy a pair of unusual unique tights, to style up an old outfit. With new designers out such as Henry Holland, Pamela Mann and Jonathon Aston, all with

Hijabs for Muslim

Women’s Scarves for a Trendy Look

As mindsets change, attitudes fluctuate, and fashion trends become even more contemporary, more and more women from the Islamic community continue to embrace new ideologies about style and fashion. The range of choices for you as you set out to shop for hijabs is bewildering to say the least. Hijabs, much like a khimar or shaylah, can be worn in solids, prints or a combination of the two. Pick your hijab to match and suit your seasonal color preferences if you have any. Designs and styles span the spectrum from a traditional look to something which looks and feels very much 21st century. You can also consider hijabs that are adorned with exquisite hand embroidery on the edges, evenly spaced in direct proportion to the pattern on the hijab.

Beauty beyond Size and the Muslim Headscarf

Whether it is a satin-trimmed hijab that catches your fancy or a somber-looking hijab in a dark, mixed shade that you would like to wear to your prayer sessions, one size usually fits all. The standard size for a hijab is 44″ X 44″ square. However, a few online stores like ours carry

Lingerie Sewing Tricks

The most crucial step in sewing your own lingerie is taking accurate body measurements. Once you are able to take accurate body measurements and apply that when cutting the garment, everything else falls in place. If you want some custom made panties, you must take hip, waist, waist to hip and crotchet depth measurements.

This will help you come up with a panty pattern that will perfectly fit into your body. This pattern is essential in helping you to come with a fitting leg curve and waist height. You should note that leg openings lie on the front of the panty. You could also use an existing pair of panties to come up with the perfect fit.

Tip: To get accurate waist measurements, place a non-stretching ribbon along your natural waistline. This will act as a guide.

Bras will require accurate measurement in order to have a perfect fit. The bra cup and the band must properly fit. If you are using s stretchable material, the easier it will be for you. For a perfectly fitting bra, it is necessary to take into consideration various measurements such as the bust’s fullest level measurements, high bust

Suede Chukka Boots

  • Clarks – if you are looking for a chukka shoes, the first pairs that you should check out are those that are from this brand. Their Desert Boot is one of today’s best-sellers because of its classic look, and not to mention that it is similar to the pairs used by British Officials during the Second World War. The Clarks Wallabee boot is also part of the Originals collection but is more known for its comfort features. It has a moccasin toe design on a nature-formed last making it spacious enough for the toes to spread naturally. Its shaft is also ankle high and still has the genuine plantation crepe out-sole.
  • Sperry Top-Sider Boat Oxford – The brand is known for its nautically-inspired products and they are the first to use the siped-rubber sole so you can expect their shoes to have a lot of traction wherever you go. And this footwear has the desert boot design in a quality leather material and EVA heel cup which is very effective in absorbing shock.
  • Vans Chukka Boots– This is perfect for the young and hip. The Core Classics actually is like a skate shoe with a chukka twist

Choose a Handbag for Autumn

  1. Rich Colors – I have spent the last few weeks updating my wardrobe with cosy knitted jumpers and cardigans in creams, dusky pinks and maroons. Choose a handbag that compliments the key season colors, look for anything rich, which makes you feel warm inside. I love deep terracotta, oak browns and vermilion reds. These colors should work well with the shades that you will have already been incorporating into your autumn wardrobe. Alternatively, use your bag to add a splash or color to your outfit; coral pinks and light blues are hot this season.
  2. Leathers and Suedes – You really can’t find a more hard wearing and resilient fabric than leather to buy a handbag in, the smell of a new leather handbag is like catnip for me. It’s time to put away your canvas, linen and cotton bags which were great for summer, but which won’t look good or last well in the more changeable autumn weather. Suede is a great alternative this season, which plays on the rich, warm look you are trying to create.
  3. Style – Any bag needs to have a certain ‘Je ne se qua’ in terms of style, whether this

Fusion Clothing

Fashion is all about your individual style statement. While the type of clothes maybe the same, the way a person carries them is what determines his style. The way you carry your dress and accessorize it is what makes you stand out from the rest and pull glances your way. Fusion fashion is the answer to your shrinking wardrobe problem. Mix and match your dresses in order to bring out the perfect look. This is the best solution which helps you get the dress that would turn all heads your way at any party or event, and at the same time help you stay on budget. Fusion is not just limited to mixing and matching the stuff in your wardrobe, it is also about mixing the looks to get the perfect outfit.

The trend that is catching up fast is the fusion of Indian and Western wear in order to produce a dress that is simple, elegant, and chic. This Indo-western wear is being adopted by women of all age groups, and is gaining popularity everywhere. Kurtas, which were at one point of time strictly a traditional dress, are no longer restricted to that perception. They have

Men’s Winter Wardrobe


As a base layer and for extra warmth, always make sure to wear a short-sleeved t-shirt. For work, wear this under a classic button-front shirt in a block colour or with a neutral pattern such as checks, polka dots or stripes. Vintage-inspired prints are once again very modern.

Alternatively, just slip on a jersey shirt with a V-neck or round-neck, depending on what shape best suits you.

Jumpers and Cardigans

No winter wardrobe is complete without a quality woolen jumper. Ideally, this should be a real Nordic or Scandinavian design item, however, these are not so readily available in shops and can cost quite a lot.

Instead, invest in an Arran knit or faux-Arran design garment, ensuring it’s not purely synthetic and will genuinely keep you warm. Fair Isle knit patterns are also bang on trend.

For warmer winter days, a few basic jersey jumpers and thin crew jumpers are extremely versatile and can be worn for both work and leisure.

Fan of the cardigan? These are very much still en vogue and look great paired with most styles of trousers. Choose warm fabrics like cashmere, wool or mohair. Chunky