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Men’s Summer Essentials

So you started to notice with the temperature rising, your winter sweaters and boots just don’t seem to fit the bill anymore. Time for some splash of bright colors and cool breathable clothes to keep you summer ready and staying cool. Here is your guide to men’s stylish summer basics. Fabrics. If you don’t want to find yourself smelling like funk and sweating after the first 10 minutes of being in the sun, stay away from any polyester or any other synthetic material. Think cotton, linen and even summer wool. Color. Go with bright and light to keep the heat from absorbing.  The darker you are, the better brighter colors look on you. One bright color piece is enough for...

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HOW TO WEAR: LUXURIOUS ROBES

From Lanvin to Burberry, Haider Ackermann or Vionnet, major designers have introduced the robe as one of the main trends for this season. Over the past 2-3 years pajamas have been on trend, but this time around runways were filled with silky, satin, paisley patterned robes. Sure, they look great on the catwalk, but how do you wear these beautifully colored items on a daily basis? Well, the easiest way to cut down any overly boudoir vibe is to team your robe with a pair of jeans and a low cut top. On the opposite side of the spectrum, go for a total boudoir look by pairing your robe with some fancy pajamas or even a loungewear dress. For more...

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SEASON’S TRENDS: FLORALS

SEASON’S TRENDS: FLORALS It was a floral explosion on the spring-summer catwalks this year! Well, that’s not really big news, flowers were never out of fashion in the warm season. The new thing this year lies in the way designers approach the print. That means you have to think big, bold, graphic and colorful (not all these at once, of course). From office-appropriate abstract prints to ready-to-party dresses or girlish beachwear, there is a floral style for anyone, even for the most anti-floral of you. You can try an outfit built around just one floral item (a skirt, a top, a coat) or wear a total floral seventies look. Just seek your inspiration on the runways of Balenciaga, Carolina Herrera,...

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HOW TO WEAR: DRESS OVER PANTS

Layering a dress over a pair of pants is a stylish option, but be careful not to look messy. The black and white or a total white look are always the most classy. But if you are skilled enough, you can find some more creative combinations, like the one seen at the Calvin Klein show this season. You can play with volumes and lengths, but if you choose a long dress make sure there is a long slit to reveal the pants underneath. And of course, don’t forget about the classic combinations: a dress over a pair of jeans or leggings.   © Copyright 2016 Chicly Inc. All rights reserved.

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