Stylish Platform Heels

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Shoes come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. Finding the perfect pair can be difficult if you are not sure exactly what you are looking for, but if you’re looking for something a little bit on the wild side then platform heels might be the right decision. Though not all styles are loud and in-your-face, many of them do have a unique style that cannot be emulated by other styles of shoes.

The term platform heels can actually refer to either the front or the back of the shoe. Either the actual heel of the shoe can be platform style as opposed to a thinner or stiletto shape, or the base of the shoe can be bigger and taller. Both of these fall under this category, and they are relatively common today. More women are looking for more contemporary styles to go with their outfits, especially those looking for a mixture of casual and formal. While many would not wear them to formal occasions, they do bring a bit of player to a casual outfit. Many times, these shoes can be worn with just about any type of outfit as long as the color works.

Many

Purple High Heels

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High heels have always been in fashion. However, during the past few years, this trend has become even more popular than ever before. If you want to look chic and stylish, follow the top high heel styles brought recently into the limelight by famous celebrities. Take a look at the list below to learn what types of heeled shoes are in fashion and which celebrity introduced it recently to the public:

The first one on my list is the pair of dull leather red high heel shoes. These were worn by Cheryl Cole for some international fashion magazine and ever since then they have become trendy and stylish. These shoes look great for evening parties and functions. They can be paired with long red dresses such as ballroom dresses and even with short length red dresses for formal wear.

The next are peep toe high heeled shoes, which have recently been worn by Taylor Swift. She is a fashion icon for young girls. They follow here immensely because of her good dressing style. These shoes can be worn for casual as well as formal occasions.

Obtuse-round toe high heeled shoes have come into fashion with

Wear Pashmina Shawl

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Different Ways to Wear a Pashmina

Yet another reason why a lot of women consider it as a must-have is the fact that there are dozens of ways that it can be worn. Take a look at the different ways that you can wear beautiful Pashmina shawls:

  • In a casual knot around your neck.
  • Be it a warm or cold month, you can wear it in a careless knot around your neck. A Pashmina shawl in a gorgeous color adds a touch of sophistication to an otherwise dreary outfit.

  • In a classic knot.
  • For this, all you need to do is tie it around your neck. Make sure that the two ends of the shawl are aligned in the front part of your body, then tie them as you would your shoelaces. It’s entirely up to you to decide how tight or loose the knot should be.

  • In a series of knots that resemble a chain.
  • For a more unique look, tie it in a series of knots around your neck that resemble a chain. You can either leave the knots hanging in front of you, on your side or turn the shawl around and leave the knots at the back.

  • In

Icon Edie Sedgwick

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Audrey Hepburn with her long black gloves and cigarette holder, Marilyn Monroe with that all so famous white flared dress, Princess Diana with her countless flawless outfits and of course Sarah Jessica Parker with her chic high heel shoes.

But no fashion icon has made some a massive impact on their era as Edie Sedgwick.
Edie ripped up the rule book and created a new, fascinating style of her own which completely turned the 1960’s upside down.

Her dynamically different sense of style came from spending her early year’s studying art in Cambridge which followed to her moving to New York and becoming Andy Warhol’s muse and one of the most famous “Factory Girls”.

Her style was unlike anyone else’s before her.

She was known for her large sweeping earrings, pointed high heel shoes, leopard prints, black tights, dramatic eye make-up and her pixie short bleach blonde hair.

Edie was a 1960’s socialite and had every girl of her time wanting to look just like her as soon her fame arose.

Her 15 minutes of fame were without doubt a well spent 15 minutes that reset the rules of fashion.

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About Kitten Heels

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Thanks to Michelle Obama, women’s kitten heels are back! Popularized by Audrey Hepburn in the 1950’s, these tiny heels became known as “training heels,” a sort of coming-of-age shoe for female teenagers first learning how to balance in high heels. Today, though, they are worn by women of all ages.

These heels to be no higher than 1.5 inches, and resemble a kitten’s claw in that they curve inward, placing the heel’s point under the middle of the heel rather than the back of the heel, where most stiletto points lie. The mid-heel placement of the heel point and the shorter heel of kitten heels allow for more stability and ease when walking, making many women prefer kitten heels to stilettos, pumps, and platform shoes. The kitten heel is also increasing in popularity due to the versatility of the style: the shoe trends range from slingbacks to boots to flats! Which is the chicest style for you?

Looking for a shoe that is appropriate for the office but doesn’t constantly threaten an imminent face-plant? The classy but comfortable kitten heel slingback offers more bearable alternative to the classic office pump for those eight-hour workdays. With

Gladiator Heel Sandals

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For Type Z, the top style from their hi heel gladiators is the “Foley”.  It has a strappy style from just above the toe all the way up to the ankle, and a 4 ½” heel to set it off – seriously, seriously stylish.

The top style of gladiator hi heels from Chinese Laundry is the “Bounty”.  This has a lovely unique look with thicker straps that combine the looks of a weave and braiding to set this shoe apart from any other gladiator I’ve seen so far.  These are absolutely gorgeous and are known to be surprisingly comfortable, especially for a 4 1/2″ heel!

Next in line is the RSVP “Noreen”.  This particular gladiator hi heel has had some look-alikes, but I believe that the quality of this brand is higher than other ones available.  The look is great, with a solid vertical strap as the vamp that “branches out” with the appearance of buckling with the side of the shoe.  It has a 4″ heel with a cushioned sole that helps to prove high heels don’t necessarily have to be uncomfortable!

If you’re checking out possibilities for some great gladiator heel sandals, you

Red Bottom Heels

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Born in France 1964; Christian Louboutin is widely recognized as the market leader when it comes to the highly fashionable red bottom heels. These blood red lacquered heels have become his signature when it comes to women’s shoe fashion. The trademark glossy red soles tend to give the shoes an authentication stamp in high fashion shoe excellence. Christian Louboutin launched his own line of high quality women’s shoes in France 1991 and he permanently adopted his famous red soles in most of his designs since 1992.

He states that his inspiration comes from the Paris showgirls of the 1970’s and 1980’s. His professional mission statement is; “to make a woman look sexy and beautiful and to make her legs look as long as he can”. It was Christian Louboutin that made stiletto heels fashionable again in the 1990’s and 2000’s and he has since then found much high fashion appeal for his red bottom designs amongst many of the popular female celebrities.

Traditionally shoe soles came mainly in black with brown leather being the more elegant choice; many shoe manufacturers would only be brave enough to have a small logo print of color on their soles.

How to Properly Care for Shirts

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Whether these shirts are stylish or durability of wear most would likely see them last well beyond the first wash and wear. Luckily most shirts are easy to care for and done relatively easy and by nearly anyone.

Simply wearing clothing in everyday life can leave it open to the possibility for staining. A great option to prevent stains from setting in is the portable stain remover sticks and pens. Several of them will even remove the stain upon application so the garment can continue for a longer time. By pre-treating a stain as soon as possible will increase the likelihood of the stain being removed for good.

Special care needs is necessary for most dress shirts to get an idea of the type of wash which they need. Some fabrics and certain materials will state they are dry clean only. However some stores now stock kits specifically for these types of materials. If you need the garment as soon as the same or next day this is a better option than hauling them across town for laundering.

Some shirts are washed with the regular laundry, like colors, similar fabrics, and the normal sort of

Pointy Toe Kitten Heels

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Usually, kitten heels feature the slender low heels from 1.5 inches to 2 inches high. In fact, this kind of heels has been rather popular in the 50s and 60s and many Hollywood movie stars and celebrities at that time were crazy about the kind of shoes. There are many different styles and designs that can be seen in kitten heels. For those tall women who want to have the sex appeal of high heels, but don’t need too much added height, kitten heels are definitely the best options.

In the market, you can find various designs of the shoes, but among so many options, you can’t miss red pointy toe type, animal print pointy toe style and of course the classic black ones. Red types, without doubt, can add more sex appeal to your style. Every girl needs at least one pair of red shoes to complete the wardrobe. Black types can be worn for both work and after-work activities and they won’t go out of style easily because of the classic design and timeless quality. As to animal print types, they are the most popular styles this season. If you want to look trendy and

Celebrity Style for Katie Holmes

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Discover more about Katie Holmes’s gradual but dramatic makeover post marriage as well as the strong influence BFF Posh Beckham has had on her. You will also be surprised to know that Katie’s extravagant love for designer high heel shoes is much to the dislike of shorter-than-wife hubby Tom Cruise.

Wedding with Tom Cruise

Katie’s high profile affair followed by a wedding with Hollywood’s most famous actor, Tom Cruise, transformed her from the girl-next-door in Dawson’s Creek to the A-list fashionista she is today. The highly publicised affair of TomKat, as media prefers to call them, began in 2005. The 16 years difference between the two and the fact that Tom was planning his third marriage made many people skeptical about their relationship. The couple was madly in love though (and still is to this day). Not minding the age difference, the self-proclaimed “honest, determined, and imaginative” Katie accepted to be Tom’s third wife when he proposed her atop Paris’s Eiffel Tower. On April 18, 2006, Holmes gave birth to their daughter, Suri and on November 18, 2006, she and Cruise were married in Italy.

Since her wedding, fashionistas have noticed a huge transformation in