Men’s Street Wear Fashion This 2014

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For those who do not know what urban clothing is, it means clothes that you can wear comfortably anywhere, anytime. It can also be called street fashion. It is one of the most popular style of dressing for men. When once it was characterized by baggy jeans, sneakers, and chunky accessories, now it has been reinvented. This 2014, the fashion essentials for street wear that rocks is easy on the eyes and really fun to wear.

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Mixing the old with the new is “in” nowadays. For instance, wear old looking jeans with a long sleeved shirt, tweed jacket, and boots. Dark colored jeans, white shirt, and a colored zippered jacket also looks good. Varsity jackets are so cool this year. Men are advised to wear trousers and colored sneakers, blending the slightly formal with the casual. You can likewise wear a nice suit with a cotton shirt and sneakers that match the color of your shirt. Too boldly colored shirts are a no-no. A simple, plain shirt looks better. However, it must have contrasting details. The right fabric for a shirt is also important. Choose one according to the season.

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Wearing colored shorts is trendy this 2014. Neon shorts are in-fashion. If you do not feel confident wearing neon, pick green, orange, and red instead. Another trend is a more formal and tailored looking short to go with suits, vests, and sports jackets that you can wear at the office. There is also the trend of the baggy, oversized short. Stylish dressing for street fashion does not necessarily mean changing your whole wardrobe and buying expensive items. Simply wear a style that you are comfortable in and clothes that suit your taste and personality. Zalora has a wide selection of men’s urban wear at affordable prices. You will have a field day looking through them. Once you have seen it, tell me what you think about Zalora’s men’s clothing collection here.

Reasons Matchmaking Services Are Necessary

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The perception that may surround hiring a personal matchmaking service has kept some desirable singles away from hiring firms like New York Socials. They believe they may lose their personal dignity if they give in to allowing someone else to find the right romantic partner for them. Getting help, in their eyes, may signify a sense of desperation and insinuate their own failures at dating and romance. Some would rather stay alone that let on that they need some guidance to deliver good prospects to their social lives.

There are good reasons to put both matchmaking perceptions and hesitation to rest. Many successful singles simply do not have time to vet every attractive person they meet. Going through the process of learning more about the right person, and then discovering they are truly not the right person, is a time waster. Independently wealthy singles, some of whom may be in a very closely watched public spotlight, would rather spend less time discovering Mr. or Ms. Right. A matchmaking service performs the proper background checks, with the candidates’ permission, to remove the material obstacles that would stop a date from moving forward. Clients do not have to worry about criminal pasts or other critical factors that might make dating a person an ethical dilemma.

Still, there is the art of the date itself. Some singles have been off the circuit so long that they have no clues about modern protocols in dating. They need to learn about dating approaches and get updates about what is currently accepted etiquette in the dating scene. This may seem a bit redundant for someone who has achieved a high ranking on the socioeconomic ladder, but it is sometimes necessary. Knowing what to do in highbrow circles does not always equate to knowing what to do on a date.

Many matchmaker services offer coaching to help curb this challenge for their clients. For an added fee, clients can call the matchmaker at any reasonable time of day to get advice, answers to burning questions, role playing for practice and other advisory services that help them feel more comfortable on dates. Some clients have been matched with potential love interests from other states, cultures and countries. They want to know the rules of engagements so that they do not offend their dates. Ignorance cannot be bliss in these cases. After all, some clients are not merely dating. They are test driving to find a partner for life.

Style Tips for the Plus Size Man

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A lot of men are overweight. This results from age, long hours at the office, stress, and over eating. Fortunately, for men, being overweight is not necessarily linked with being unattractive. In fact, there are a lot of larger men that women find sexy. Even better, men’s shapewear can help men shed a few pounds and look thinner. If you are a larger man, the following style tips can help you.


Fit Matters


It is important to choose clothes that fit well. Obviously this tip will help any man look great, but it is particularly valuable for men that are larger in size. When you choose your clothing, make sure they do not have wrinkles, bulges, or sagging. These details will make you look sloppy, and they can emphasize the added pounds you are carrying. If you need to, get your clothes altered. When your clothes fit well, you will also feel more comfortable.


Dress Simple


If you have a big frame, you should try to dress simply. The louder your clothing is, the more overwhelming you will look. This means you should try to minimize the amount of patterns you wear. If you do wear patterns, choose ones that are smaller and less complex. A basic striped shirt is much better than a busy graphic.


Wear Light Weight Textures


In general, lightweight textures are preferable to thicker fabrics. The thicker the fabric, the bulkier your body will look. Also, heavy fabrics tend to hold heat in. If you are larger, you probably get hot quicker. You might even struggle with excessive sweating. Therefore, wearing lightweight clothing is probably a better alternative for you.


Shopping for Clothes


When you are shopping for clothes, you need to realize that it is difficult to dramatically change the shape of your body. The good news is that you can visually drop pounds with the right clothing decisions. It is important to own your figure and choose appropriate clothing. Too often, men that are larger shop for bagging clothes and hide their bodies in parachute like ensembles. This is not ideal. Instead, look for pieces that fit your body without drawing too much attention to your problem areas. For example, if you have a larger stomach, you will need shirts that have breathing room around your waist.


Top Styles for Large Men


Certain styles of clothing can help larger men look slimmer. One idea is to switch from belts to suspenders. This is great if you have a round stomach. It helps you pull your pants over your stomach area, and the look takes emphasis off the midsection. You can also take advantage of spread collars. These are usually better for larger men than button downs because they are more forgiving. They will help your neck area look slimmer. Furthermore, it is completely acceptable to wear a hat. This is a great way to add style to your ensemble and take emphasis off your problem areas.


If you are a larger man, try some of these helpful tips today. They are simple and easy to implement. You will feel more confident about your figure and understand how to dress correctly for your body type.

INOX: Strength in Your Hands

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An athletic man can both be stylish and rugged. He can wear sports gear that is not only functional but fashionable as well and with that a watch that spells strength and durability. No timepiece is worthy other than INOX, Victorinox’s newest watch collection launched so as to celebrate their 130th anniversary. The watch is a testament to the Swiss Army knife’s characteristics of being powerful and reliable no matter what the circumstances are. It is designed and built to surpass unusual levels of stress and has passed a series of extensive and intense battery strength tests which cemented its excellent resistance earning the label a timepiece that is ‘made to last’. It is further reinforced with an original removable bumper protector composed of nylon and silicone that makes it look unique.

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The collection was named INOX as an honor for stainless steel, an invention that did a lot for the success of the Swiss Army Knife (Inox is French for stainless steel). It is such a strong watch since it is made of solid steel. So strong that it can withstand any weather conditions. It is also water resistant up to a depth of 200 meters or 660 feet (20 ATM). It has a single sealed dial, stamped indexes, and reinforced axis. The horns are protected against warping and solidified by a crossbar. The same goes with the crown and the crystal which are protected by an elevated bezel.

INOX is considered versatile because of its durability and its solid yet sleek design. All versions are equipped with a Swiss made Ronda quartz movement. It has a 43 mm diameter reinforced stainless steel case and scratch resistant sapphire crystal with triple anti-reflection treatment. This collection is available with dial and strap in black, khaki green or navy blue. Other notable features are luminous hour and minute hands and date window at 4:30. With all these features, INOX is indeed a companion for life.

Victorinox Swiss Army watches is linking here proud to have their place in the tradition of a family business established in Ibach, Switzerland 130 years ago. They are known for their durability, stylishness, multifunctionality, and their criteria that prioritizes technical know-how to upgrade practical service. These classic pieces are genuine precision instruments that will definitely endure time. In keeping up with their ideal of being innovative, Victorinox have diversified their product range to include not just watches but also travel gear, clothing, fragrances, and cutlery.

I partnered with the brand to write this article but every word is mine

It’s a Colorful World

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It’s no secret that playtime is essential and beneficial to the development and happiness of a child. It’s during playtime that a child has the freedom to let their creative imagination run free. Anytime you can cultivate their creative spirit, you are doing something good for your child. Self expression and creativity often go hand-in-hand. One area where children tend to want to exercise their opinion and their creative side is with their wardrobe choices. No doubt, parental guidance is sometimes needed in order to teach a child wardrobe appropriateness, however there are times when it’s good just to let your child wear something that is shockingly colorful and just plain fun to wear. If you’re having trouble visualizing something that fits this category, click here and you will find shoe selections that will delight your child. There’s everything from glittery purple moccasins and rainbow colored sneakers for girls to boy’s shoes in brilliant yellow, shocking green or a slightly more sedate red. Let your child browse through the shoes with you and, if possible, let them choose a shoe style and a color pattern that depicts their personality or expresses their creative side.

Be sure that you don’t let your kids have all the fun. Statistics show that there are numerous benefits to adults letting their inner child have some time for creative adventures and some basic fun time. An ideal way to clue your mature adult side in that it’s time for it to take a back seat and let your inner child have center stage for a while is to take off the shoes you wear to work and put on something a little more colorful or quirky. How about slipping into some shoes featuring a Star Wars Era design? What about some bright blue or camo sneakers to wear during your inner child moments?

Women tend to neglect scheduling relaxation and fun time for themselves. Allowing yourself some time for fun and creative adventures is a good way to relieve stress and help you refocus when life gets frustrating and hectic. A pair of multi-colored sneakers or some “Hello Kitty” shoes could certainly put you in a playful, relaxed mood.

If everyone in the family has a pair of shoes that immediately bring out the smiles, you could all enjoy a family fun day in your silly shoes. Who wouldn’t enjoy that kind of day?

A Watch For the Elegant Man

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It is a fact that women tend to be more attracted to men who are suave, neat, and well-dressed. Men who look successful because of their stylish clothes, shoes, and accessories have more confidence because they know that they look good. A man’s attire is not complete without the right accessory, particularly a watch. Nothing can beat a luxury watch when it comes to elegant dressing. It is an important part of a successful man’s wardrobe. There are many branded watches but a Victorinox Swiss Army watch is a cut above the rest. They have been around for decades and is a part of the Victorinox brand that was established in Ibach, Switzerland 130 years ago. Among the other products that Victorinox sells are cutlery, luggage, fragrances, clothing, and the very famous Swiss Army Knife used by millions of people all over the world and by military personnel of many countries and by NASA astronauts.

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Victorinox Swiss Army watches are made from high quality materials and have passed the strictest standards of the Swiss watch making industry and thus have a three-year warranty. Not only are they known for their multifunctionality, stylishness, and durability, but most of all because of their technical superiority that improves practical utility. They are pieces that have a modern design and are authentic precision instruments that will definitely withstand the test of time.

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One of Victorinox’s newest collection is the Alliance, the mechanical watch of stylish elegance. Men who enjoy water sports or simply love going to the beach can wear this because it is water resistant to 10 ATM (up to 100 meters / 330 feet). This watch comes with a self-winding ETA 2824 mechanical movement and now has the popular Victorinox red on its second hand and the ‘automatic’ inscription at 6 o’clock just above the date window.

Shoppers can choose between two bracelets, the polished satined steel and the tanned black leather strap, both equipped with a folding clasp. Alliance has two dial options, dark gray and eggshell. It has a 40 mm in diameter polished stainless steel case, pyramid shaped indexes that alternate with Arabic numerals at 3, 6 and 9 o’clock, and Swiss cross logo at 12 o’clock. Military time is discreetly etched at the edge of the indexes. Other features include a scratch resistant sapphire, triple anti-reflection treatment case, and luminous hour and minute hands. The Alliance is the chosen watch of the modern and fashionable man.

I partnered with the brand to write this article but every word is mine

Best School Fashion

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Finding the perfect college gear is a “must” for any new student. The right gear not only showcases a student’s love for their school but also makes the student feel like a part of their college community. No matter where you live, finding the perfect college gear should be a priority. If there’s a college student in your life that you want to surprise, there are a couple of must-have items that you can add to their collection.

Clothing with the college name and insignia is a great gift for a student. Sweatshirts increase the student’s school spirit and keep the student warm during chilly football games or on the way to early-morning finals. Many schools have their own line of socks, hats, gloves and more. Pick the ideal clothing item for the student in your life. If you’re buying something for someone who loves to lounge around, for example, a pair of pajama pants with the school logo could be the right choice. You can shop at the campus bookstore for gear, of course, but you can also buy University of Alabama clothing online. This makes it easy to ship the gift directly to the college student.

You could also choose gear such as notebooks, backpacks, pencils and posters. If the student you’re shopping for lives in a dorm room, for example, you could get some great decorative items that the student could post around their room. Streamers, pictures or even school photos can all go a long way in showing school spirit while also making the student feel at home. Most college students are tight on cash, so choosing something that is versatile could also be a great way to show your love. Remember that no matter what you get, make sure that the item is something that the student you’re shopping for will love.

Sponsored Video: #Uncage Your Pride #YouKnowYoureSingaporeanWhen

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It would be a dream come true to do something that you are passionate about. Like for instance, being in a profession that you have dreamt of ever since you were a child. That would feel as if you are not working because you love your work and you are enjoying yourself. On the contrary, if you were forced into a career by your parents or other influential people in your life, for sure your job will feel like a punishment or a cross for you to bear forever. Wouldn’t it be great if you could choose your own path and be responsible for your own decisions?

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Tiger Beer has a new campaign telling people to break free from conformity and live a life that they desire. This is Tiger Beer’s Tiger #uncage. The gist of Uncage is looking at things in a brand new light and following your instincts and not going with what others are telling you to do. In the run up to National Day, Tiger Beer has collaborated with Tree Potatoes, a famous Youtube channel headlined by Singaporeans Aaron Khoo, Elliot Tan, and Janice Chiang, which has become one of the top three Youtube channels in Singapore inspite of starting just a few months ago. For them, being uncaged means stepping out of your comfort zone to do what you love.

Tiger Beer National Day is in the spotlight because of Tree Potatoes’ video whose aim is to show how proud they are of their country Singapore, and thus unleashing local pride. Along with the hashtag #YouKnowYoureSingaporeanWhen, the video shows the everyday habits of Singaporeans. The video points out their qualities like their love for eating hawker food each day, how they complain a lot about the weather but get defensive when foreigners complain about Singapore, being always in a hurry, having the feeling that Singapore is always a safe place to live in, and being able to use more than three languages in a single sentence.

Tiger Beer, the world renowned Singaporean beer brand available in over 75 countries worldwide including Europe, USA, Latin America, Australia and the Middle East, inspires every person to Uncage the Tiger within them. Let us all do our share to spread the campaign by watching and sharing the video on Facebook using #uncage. You can also share your thoughts about the video and unleash your pride about Singapore. Check out and like the Tiger Beer Facebook page to know more about the product and get the latest news.

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