2013. A new hope and a new beginning. I’m praying that this will be a great year for work, love, health and relationships! I would really like to thank God for all the blessings, also for the trials and that I’m still alive up to now! Sorry for being sentimental guys, we’ll I’m just really overwhelmed, shall I say. haha. Still, I really need to face the fact that classes will resume, ah-oh! On a busy day, this outfit would be really in. A button down matched with a chino pants, classy isn’t it.
And for my shoes, I love the vintage look of my navy blue oxford shoes from artwork.
May you all have a prosperous and fruitful new year! Godbless. Hype this on lookbook, click (here).
In case you missed it, bow ties are back! Those intriguing folds of cloth sitting under your chin that used to be the preserve of geography professors and mad scientists in movies are now very much mainstream and an integral fashion accessory for anyone who likes to stay on trend.
“Bow ties are no longer limited to grandpas, funerals or stuffy black-tie events.” This seemingly fuddy-duddy accessory has made a comeback of late and is great for those bold dressers who like to make a fashion statement.
Bow ties are so versatile that you can wear them formally, casually or even better – in a funky cool streetwear look. Add a bit of fun to any outfit by teaming it up with a bow tie in a contrasting colour or print.
1) Wear your favorite shirt and combine a bow tie with it;
2) Put on a check or pattern shirt and refined your look with a bow tie;
3) You can put on your favorite jeans, white long-sleeve shirt and a blazer – add a bow tie;
4) Put on elegant pants, a white long-sleeve shirt and a v-neck cardigan – brighten it up with a bow tie.
5) Throw on a pair of jeans, add a casual polo shirt and combine a bow tie with it.
Not that formal yet classy, you can wear this at a typical day, at church, office and everywhere w/out being mistaken as a professor. haha! have fun!
There has been an influx of spikes into fashion over the past year or so. Designers have embraced this new ‘dangerous looking’ trend attaching spiked studs to just about anything.Up until recently I was slightly scared of the studded clothing trend because I was afraid I would accidentally injure myself.
Despite studded spikes being big for fashion followers this year, the trend originally started out in the 1970s. Punks began customising their clothing as a sign of rebellion. Shredding and ripping garments so they would not conform to a typical stereotype. In the 1980s it became increasingly common for street punks to add studs and studded spikes to their clothing. This is said to be because they wanted to look untouchable.
Now the trend is back! This trend is similar to what we are seeing on the high street today. Shoes, bags and accesories, all embellished with spikes and all out to make a statement. And the coolest part about this trend: you don’t have to be a tough girl covered in piercings and tattoos to wear studs and spikes. Studs can be uber-edgy, slightly sweet, casual, or dressy, depending on how you play them.
- Go for denim:
- mix your metallics:
- play it with animal print:
there are many more things you can play with studs and spikes, learn to be creative and playful! ♥