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How to Find Shoes That Go Well With Shorts

Mon, 09 Aug 2010 20:03:34 -0500

Wearing shoes with shorts can be tricky. Shoes have a tendency to "stand out" in a way with shorts that they don't when you wear them with pants or with a full-length skirt or gown. In addition, because of the casualness of shorts, shoes have a tendency to "stand out" if they don't match in terms of style. In this article, I will discuss how to find shoes that look good with shorts by not overwhelming them.



How to Properly Break-In Shoes So They Don't Hurt Your Feet

Mon, 09 Aug 2010 19:42:06 -0500

Hurting feet from new shoes is so common that it has almost become a cliche. Fortunately, there are a number of techniques that you can use to prevent your feet from being hurt by new shoes that are easy and completely free.



How to Keep Your Dress Shoes in Good Condition

Mon, 09 Aug 2010 19:08:16 -0500

Keeping your dress shoes in good condition an save you a great deal of expense and prevent you from needing to replace those perfect shoes. Fortunately, protecting your dress shoes is fairly easy.



How to Make Old Jeans Look Like New Jeans

Mon, 09 Aug 2010 14:43:23 -0500

Jeans often loose that just-from-the-store look. Nonetheless, there are a number of tricks you can do that will make your old jeans look like new.



Guide to Software Evaluation Criteria

Mon, 09 Aug 2010 14:35:27 -0500

When evaluating software, there are a number of important criteria. You may look for these when making a purchase, or include them when writing a review.



Why Belts Are Necessary

Mon, 09 Aug 2010 14:33:42 -0500

Belts are a long-standing fashion accessory, but they started as a necessity. In this article, I discuss the origin of the belt and why it is still necessary.



Proper Funeral Attire

Wed, 30 Jun 2010 13:34:13 -0500

Often, people worry about what they should wear to a funeral. Fortunately, choosing the right clothing for a funeral is not a difficult task. In this article, I discuss the proper clothing to wear to a funeral.



Starting a Clothing Company

Wed, 30 Jun 2010 12:14:34 -0500

Starting a clothing company is an exciting way of earning money. You can be both creative and make a steady profit. In this article, I discuss the steps to take when starting your own company.



How to Find Modest Wedding Dresses

Wed, 30 Jun 2010 12:07:37 -0500

One problem for a lot of women shopping for wedding dresses have is that almost every gown available is strapless. This is a strange pattern in itself, as generally the market alters itself in such a way as to promote diversity rather than prevent it.



Designing a Forum Avatar

Wed, 30 Jun 2010 09:43:02 -0500

Your avatar on a forum is the main way that people on your forum will recognize you and get a sense of your personality. This article discusses how to create the best forum avatar.



When it is Best to Quit Your Job

Tue, 29 Jun 2010 15:54:36 -0500

Quitting a job is a serious and important decision. In this article, I discuss the times when changing to a new job may be the best option for you.



Why Clothes Are Important

Tue, 29 Jun 2010 15:10:58 -0500

Clothes do more than just protect us from the cold. They can also serve as ways of identifying ourselves with a particular social group or expressing something about our personality.



Organizing Your Clothes Closet

Tue, 29 Jun 2010 13:35:25 -0500

Organizing a clothes closet can be a daunting task. Fortunately, I provide a number of tips on how to organize your clothes closet easily and efficiently.



Buying Baby Clothes - How to Plan Your Purchases

Tue, 29 Jun 2010 11:43:53 -0500

Baby clothes are some of the most fun clothing for which to shop. In fact, people love buying baby clothes so much that they actually find that they don't need to buy their own babies clothes because others keep giving them as gifts. However, baby clothes actually require some planning.



How Clothing Trends Start

Tue, 29 Jun 2010 10:58:35 -0500

This article will discuss the two ways that clothing trends start. Sometimes, they come from named fashion designers and are reproduced in less expensive derivations. At other times, they start as grass-roots trends.



Choosing the Best Men's Shoes

Mon, 28 Jun 2010 11:46:26 -0500

There are a number of things for men to consider when purchasing the correct shoes for a given occasion. First, you should consider practicality, that is, will this shoes actually serve the purpose for which I have won it?



Sandals - A History of the Open-Toed Shoe

Mon, 28 Jun 2010 11:36:17 -0500

Sandals are both an ancient and a modern style. They come from the sandy cultures of the Mediterranean, but have found many uses in modern fashion.



Matching Men's Shoes to Clothing - The Rules

Thu, 24 Jun 2010 18:09:07 -0500

This article discusses the various fashion rules for properly matching men's shoes to clothing, whether casual, semi-formal or formal. It includes various sizes of shoe as well as how to properly match socks.



Buy H&M Clothing

Wed, 23 Jun 2010 16:11:34 -0500

H&M provides a wide range of clothing, specializing in clothing for petite women. Their clothes blend the latest developments in high fashion with affordability.



Why Do Human Beings Wear Clothes?

Sat, 12 Jun 2010 14:17:01 -0500

This article discusses two theories about why human beings wear clothing. First, it discusses the origin of clothing. Second, it discusses why we continue to wear clothing, even when the original reasons no longer apply.



Smart Fabrics - Clothing of the Future

Sat, 12 Jun 2010 10:40:45 -0500

This article is a bit of scientific speculation about the kinds of things that we will be able to do once we develop smart fabrics. Smart fabrics are those that can change their properties, based on different stimuli. These can be employed for the sake of comfort, safety and even for the sake of style.



Exterior Lighting

Fri, 14 May 2010 15:55:00 -0500

Adding a little bit of light to your backyard or patio can make it both more attractive and more functional. For many of us, the backyard is just a big black space during the night. However, by carefully considering the type of lights you use in the backyard can turn your backyard into one of the most attractive areas of your home.



How to Choose Lights and Lamps

Fri, 14 May 2010 14:27:12 -0500

In this article, I will discuss some of the many considerations that go into the choosing of lights and lamps. I discuss not only design considerations, but practical ones as well.



Lighting Your Exterior Plants

Fri, 14 May 2010 13:09:01 -0500

In this article, I will discuss the various lighting techniques and how they affect the appearance of your garden. It's generally a good idea to use light on your garden both to highlight your garden and also to provide ambient light. However, depending on how you light your garden, you will have very different effects.



Types of Light Bulbs

Fri, 14 May 2010 10:22:26 -0500

When choosing your light bulbs for lighting your room, you have three primary options, incandescent bulbs, halogen bulbs and fluorescent bulbs. These bulbs are not the same for a number of reasons.



Measuring Light Levels

Fri, 14 May 2010 08:59:09 -0500

So, you've decided you want to have bright light levels of 100 footcandles for your sewing area. How do you measure this? Also, you want to have a three to one ratio of ambient lighting to accent lighting in your room. How do you know?



Task Lighting Levels

Fri, 14 May 2010 08:29:43 -0500

When you are putting together task lighting, that is, lighting designed for certain tasks, you should take into account a number of different factors. You'll need to take into account not only the level of difficulty of the task involved, but also the eyesight of whoever it is who will be performing the task.



Lighting Your Trinkets, Collections and Artifacts

Thu, 13 May 2010 16:00:55 -0500

This article discusses the various kinds of lighting that you can use to highlight your collections. Depending on the type of collection, different sorts of lighting might be appropriate.



Lighting Windows, Day and Night

Thu, 13 May 2010 15:24:09 -0500

In this article, I will discuss some of the tricks and pitfalls involved in designing windows. Windows are one of the trickiest things to light in the home. On the one hand, during the day they provide the single greatest source of light to your room.



Avoiding Glare From Your Lighting

Thu, 13 May 2010 14:21:01 -0500

In this article, I will discuss lighting glare, what it is, as well as some tips about how to avoid it. When lighting your home, glare can be a real problem. It effectively renders any space with glare unusable and can greatly detract from the overall pleasantness of your home.



Lighting Artwork

Thu, 13 May 2010 14:05:33 -0500

In this article, I will discuss some of the tricks of lighting your artwork within your home. In fact, depending on the type of artwork that you are lighting, there are different lighting strategies that you can use that will accent different features and present your artwork to visitors in different ways. First, I will discuss lighting painting.



Using Lighting to Alter the Shape of Your Room

Thu, 13 May 2010 11:58:04 -0500

This article discusses a number of tricks to make your room look differently, including how to reduce its size, increase its size or make it look less narrow. It also discusses the kinds of optical illusions involved and how they work.



Lighting Your Ceiling

Thu, 13 May 2010 11:37:00 -0500

In this article, I will discuss some of the tricks that you can use to affect the overall shape of your home. Lighting can provide a number of optical illusions that can alter the way that your room appears, giving you greater control over the overall shape and feel of your room. Because the ceiling is such a prominent part of your room's shape, lighting can alter how your ceiling appears.



Lighting - The Basics

Thu, 13 May 2010 10:09:12 -0500

This article outlines the basic terms that you need to know when lighting your home. It also provides a conceptual scheme so that you can use lighting most effectively.



Controlling Lighting Levels

Wed, 12 May 2010 15:43:23 -0500

When designing lighting in your home, control of lighting levels is a very important factor. In this article, I will discuss the principles behind lighting levels as well as provide some practical tips for ensuring that your lighting levels are just right for your room.



Layering Your Lighting

Wed, 12 May 2010 15:37:14 -0500

First, you should set out your task lighting and your accent lighting. Think about what exactly you plan to do in a room. If people are going to read in a room, then you should first set out your reading lights.