Archive | May 2013

THE BASICS OF DRESS SHOES

yayyy!!!!!!!! found this for the guys and i believe it’s essential info.
(at least, the guys will stop complaining about la tendenza lagos having no content for them)

THE TAILORED GENTLEMAN

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Get to know the basic parts of a dress shoe and what you should be looking for when buying one. TTG

Photo courtesy: Kinowear

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Wardrobe Essentials: Items Every Woman should have?

I always value practical and timeless style advice. A must read!

Zini Couture

fashion womanWhether you are just starting out in this world and need to put a foundation wardrobe in place or if you are giving your wardrobe a refresher here are some wardrobe ideas to help you get started.

Two pairs of dark slacks – either black or navy blue. Go with a slim cut in a wool crepe or a seasonless cotton.

One pair of dark slacks for the evening with a fuller cut. These can be a fabric that drapes either a light wool or jersey mix.

Two pairs of jeans -one hemmed for heels and the other hemmed for flats. Jeans that are hemmed for heels you should see just the toe box.

Three skirts – a pencil skirt, a A-line skirt which incidentally looks good on all body types and a skirt in a neutral fabric so you can mix and match with others items like tweed…

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Of Celine, Maxhope, Coach and Zara bags

It’s funny and it’s not.  ‘Cause when I first introduced the Maxhope bag to my colleague in December 2011, she sneered at me.  I loved the shape and being the high street fashion lover that I am (and considering her budget) I didn’t ask her to do Celine. 🙂

Now 2 years after, Celine bags are the rave and the shape is the shape and … I would never take anything away from the joy and value of investing in designer pieces but when…

Vintage celine

You are on a budget (like me) I always recommend high street anything.  Trust me, you will get the same feeling as long as you have a huge dose of self-esteem and are not dependent on your stuff for confidence boost!

So what am I doing, suggesting that you channel your inner celebrity on your budget and go for the Maxhope bag. 

Maxhope

 And if you don’t quite like this exact shape (i love love love the Celine bag), the Coach bags and the Zara bags should do just fine.

 

Coach Candy PastelsZara like Celine

 

Truth is, you can always trust la tendenza (la tendenza lagos) to hook you up with stylish pieces everytime.