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Who is Miuccia Prada?

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For those of you who do not know her, Miuccia Prada is an Italian fashion designer. Moreover, she is best known as the head of Prada. In fact, Prada is a very popular fashion house that its specialty is mostly in providing luxury goods for both men and women all over the world. Keep on reading as we tell you a bit about Miuccia Prada, and her life as a fashion designer.

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Miuccia Prada was born in Milan, Italy, on May 10, 1949. Moreover, Prada was a member of the Italian Communist Party, as well as a mime student. Moreover, the fashion designer, in 1978, took over her family’s luggage business. In fact, Miuccia first took over the fashion world in 1985, when she created a series of black nylon handbags as well as backpacks. Additionally, Prada is now a billion-dollar company.

How it started

Mario Prada, is the person who started the Prada fashion line in 1913, when he manufactured some well-crafted, high-end suitcases, handbags and steamer trunks for the Milanese elite. Miuccia Prada is his youngest granddaughter. After Mario passed away, Miuccia was an unlikely inheritor of her family’s business. Moreover, she once was a member of the Italian Communist Party. She studied in the University of Milan. Over there, Miuccia made a name for herself and got her Ph.D. in political science. After that, in 1978, she got into her family’s business and was dedicated to make the company livelier. In fact, it was with the help of the person who became her husband, that Prada began updating the company’s merchandise with designs that Miuccia developed herself.Carmencitta-Magazine-Miuccia-Prada-1.jpg

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In 2010, in Rome, Prada got the trophy of McKim Medal Laureate, for their achievements in the world of fashion and business. After that, in 2012, an exhibition of Prada’s work was taking place at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Designer of the day: Roy Halston

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Roy Halston Frowick, as known as Halston, was known to be an iconic outfit designer of the 1970s. Moreover, his design known to be sexy, yet elegant when it comes to dresses were a major staple in American discos.

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In the 1970s, Halston became an iconic clothing designer. Moreover, this designer was born on April 23, 1932, in Des Moines, Iowa. In fact, his first trial in designing was in hats designing. However, the things that made him famous, were his dresses. In fact, the dresses he designed were sexy as well as streamlined, and appropriate to be worn to high-strung nights on a disco floor. However, after spending two decades of dressing the jet-set, the designer was diagnosed with AIDS, and he passed away in 1990.

Professional Career

Carmencitta MAgazine - Designer of the day Roy Halston.3Halston’s hat designs were the reason for him to be brought to whimsy. In fact, he used everything to decorate coifs, hoods, and bonnets such as jewels, flowers and fringe. Moreover, it took him one year to be hired in order to serve as head milliner for a luxury retailer called Bergdorf Goodman. Furthermore, the one who made him famous was Jacqueline Kennedy, who wore a pillbox hat of his design to her husband’s presidential inauguration in 1961. As a result, his clients became ones of the well-known people in that time such as: Rita Hayworth, Liza Minnelli, Marlene Dietrich and Diana Vreeland.

Women Wear Designing

Carmencitta MAgazine - Designer of the day Roy Halston. 1In fact, he began designing women’s wear in 196. Halston offered a perfect look for the famous women of his era. Moreover, His works of design were known to be for sexy, yet elegant. Additionally, in 1972, Halston introduced a simple shirtwaist dress that was made from a fabric that was durable as well as washable called “Ultra suede,” for the fall season. In fact, it was only two years later that he offered the world his most famous dress that was his trademark, “The Halter Dress”.

Different types of scarves every woman should own

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Fall is here, and like so many women, you like wearing a scarf, but do not know how to. In fact, there are so many types of scarves, and a specific way to wear each one of them. Do not be afraid, we have got you covered. Keep on reading as we guide you through the different types of scarves every woman should own, and how to style them correctly.

Carmencitta Magazine - Collection of scarves 1The Square Scarf

Existed years ago, square scarves are the classiest. The usually come in silk, and add some volume in addition to a fashionably understated taste with a knot twisted stylishly. In fact, this type of scarves should be worn with a necked button down shirt that in is turn, is worn under a pullover. Moreover, a knee length skirt or some straight trousers, in addition to high heels, are the perfect addition. Furthermore, this type of scarves can be worn with a tight dress.

Carmencitta Magazine - Collection of scarves 2The Oblong Scarf

The oblong scarf is the ultimate addition to any fashion enthusiast. In fact, you can find the Oblong in a variety of fabrics and prints. A scarf is able to transform every day wear into a more definitive look. The perfect way to wear it is by tying it as a necktie; which makes the look ideal to be worn to the office as well as perfect for meetings and casual yet elegant brunches with friends. Moreover, this scarf is appropriate to be worn with denim trousers, boots, and a sweater.

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The wrap scarf comes typically in cashmere fabric. In fact, the wrap has been around for centuries. All you have to do is simply looping the scarf around your neck, or just let it hang loose in a cowl neck. In fact, there is no specific type of wraps, they come with infinite possibilities, and you can try to reinvent your signature look.

 

How To Wear a Waistcoat

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For those of you who do not know what a waistcoat is, it is a close-fitting garment that reaches the waist. In general, waistcoats do not have sleeves nor a collar and button down in the front. In addition, this garment is worn especially by men, it can be worn over a shirt as well as under a jacket. However, some men do not know how to wear it, this is why we have collected a few tips on how to wear a waistcoat. Keep on reading to find them out.

Contrast

Carmencitta MAgazine - How To Wear a Waistcoat 2In general, the waistcoat can be worn as soon as the temperature starts to dip. Moreover, in order to add some emphasis to your waistcoat, you should wear one in a contrast color to the suit or blazer that you are wearing. For example: you can pair a grey or a brown one with a navy flannel suit when the weather is too cold, and add a blue stripe shirt, grey tie in addition to brown suede brogues.

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The best way to wear a waistcoat is by pairing it with pieces that belong to the same or to a similar texture. In fact, if you want to wear tweeds fabric, you can wear them with denim or some other wools. Moreover, a nice waistcoat with a good pair of jeans, in addition to a simple shirt, make the perfect combination. However, be careful about the colors, and as we talked earlier, make the colors you choose in contrast with each other.

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In general, a lot of men tend to stay away from layering in cold days, and go for one thick jacket or coat. In fact, surely, this way you will feel better and take less time getting ready in the morning. However, you should get rid of the thick coat if you want to look visually interesting, and this is where the waistcoat’s turn comes. All you have to do is wear it with a nice pair of trousers, a shirt, and add a coat over it!

 

Rabih Kayrouz: Fashion Designer

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Rabih Kayrouz is a Lebanese fashion designer. He got his reputation first in Paris. Furthermore he is one of only two Lebanese fashion designers included in the official calendar of couture fashion shows in Paris. In other words, he is a young Lebanese designer wanted to do something international.

Early life

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Rabih Kayrouz was born in Lebanon in 1973. At age 10 Rabih spent hours in front of the television watching fashion shows being broadcast from Paris.  Because of the civil war in his country he migrated to Paris. Kayrouz joined the Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne to finish his education.

Hall Of Fame

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Kayrouz in 1995 started several workshops of design houses Dior and Chanel. That what gave him a very good experience. He took his decision to return to Beirut his native country. Furthermore, he started to build his reputation and develop himself. So he began designing evening gowns and wedding dresses.

In 2008, Kayrouz returned to Paris to open his own design house (Maison Rabih Kayrouz). He became a correspondent member in Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne. Three years later he launched his ready-to-wear line. Furthermore, Kayrouz created a non-profit organization called the Starch Foundation in order to help young Lebanese designers to reach their aims.

Till now he continues to beat his own path, and see fashion follow. Furthermore, his name now alongside Chanel and Dior in the couture hall of fame.

His Designs

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His designs created in elegant special way. Kayrouz differentiates between couture and ready-to-wear. His ready-to-wear collections are complement with urban lifestyle and “know-how” style. While his haute- couture specializes in the style codes. In general he uses different techniques in his collections. He keeps the emotion and dreamy aspect of couture. Moreover, he creates for the pleasure of women creating clothes that can be either protective or seducing.

 

How to style grey

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Grey has always been one of the trendiest colors in men’s fashion. However, it is quickly becoming the most used color on runways, with designers, and in local brand shops. In fact, there are too many men who like to wear this color, but do not know how to. This is why, we have gathered a little bit of tips and trick about this color, and how to wear it.

Grey Color in Suits

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Suits are an inevitable item in a man’s closet. Weather he is a business man who’s obliged to wear suits every day, or a man who only wear them on occasions, suits are necessary. Moreover, grey suits are so trendy this year because they look classy and fancy. The perfect grey for a suit is the solid grey. In addition, when choosing a shirt, go for white or light blue.

Grey Color in Knits

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As we all know, knitted shirts never get out of fashion. They are an essential part of your winter closet. Grey knits are a must have for this season and can be worn with light jeans or dark ones. In addition, grey knits can also be worn with colored pants, with classic beige pants, and underneath a black coat (as long as it is a thin knitted shirt).

 

 

Grey Color in Accessories

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Accessories are also becoming trendy when it comes to them having this color. For example: a grey knitted hat is a must add item to your grey collection this year. Pair the hat with a white shirt, a nice pair of blue jeans, a converse, and a pair of sunglasses, to get the full trendy look for this year.

Grey all the way

Even though grey is trendy, do not go all-grey! Try to implement it in one item of your whole look, or maximum two.

Wear Your Leather Jacket on Every Occasion

Wear Your Leather Jacket on Every Occasion

Brunch

Wear Your Leather Jacket on Every OccasionBrunch is the perfect time for you to add some color to your outfit. In fact, a leather jacket will look really beautiful with you colored snickers and a white dress.

Cocktails

 

Wear Your Leather Jacket on Every OccasionCocktails are perfect for you to bring out your little black dress and your heels. In fact, a leather jacket layered on your shoulders will act as the perfect topper for your dress. Moreover, if you choose to wear a tight dress or skirt, consider adding a leather jacket that is a bit oversized because it will be a nice contrast and keep you looking cool (and feeling warm).

Date Night

 

Wear Your Leather Jacket on Every OccasionWhen you wear a leather jacket on a date, you will send a subliminal message to the guy sitting in front of you. In fact, it will make you look, and feel confident as well as cool. However, you need to pay attention to the size and the shape so that you do not look like a bag of chips.

Formal

If you are one of the women who are not very comfortable in formal attire, the leather jacket is perfect for you. In fact, you can wear it in order to break off the edginess, and still look classy at the same time. Moreover, the perfect one will be a cropped style so that it will not overwhelm the entire dress. Furthermore, if you were able to find a jacket that is close to the color family you are wearing, you should go for it.

Paloma Picasso

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Some of you, probably had no idea that Pablo Picasso had a daughter. Yes, he has one, and her name is Paloma Picasso, the well known for her signature lipstick, and the designer of many jewelry items for both Yves Saint Laurent and Tiffany and Co. In addition, an owner of a jewelry line she designed herself.

Synopsis

Paloma, the daughter of the well-known artist, Pablo Picasso, was born on April 19, 1949, in Vallauris, France. Moreover, in the year 1986, she was working on her own, being a costume and accessory designer. Soon after, the jewelry she designed, caught the attention of some fashion critics, who said that they were exceptional and well made. Moreover, this reputation, got her a new job: a jewelry designer for Zolotas, Yves Saint Laurent and Tiffany and Co. after a while, Paloma released her own line, making perfume, and accessories for designers.

Early Life

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Paloma is the daughter of Pablo Picasso and his artist and writer lover Franoise Gilot. This girl was surrounded by artist from the moment she was born. Her name “Paloma”, in Spanish means “dove”, and she was named like that because of the famous symbol her father designed for the International Peace Conference in Paris the year Paloma was born. Additionally, Paloma Picasso is seen in many of her father’s works such as: Paloma with an Orange and Paloma in Blue.

Career

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Her career started in 1986, when she started designing jewelry for Tiffany and Co. after that, she decided to go on her own, and launched her brand, Paloma Picasso. In her brand, she created perfumes and jewelry for fashion designers including an eponymous scent and Mon Rouge, a dramatic scarlet lipstick that became her trademark.

Personal Life

At first she was married to Argentinean businessman Rafael Lopez-Cambil for 21 years. However, soon after their divorce, she got married to French doctor Eric Thevenet.

Remove dark circles under men’s eyes

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We all know that the eyes are the window of the soul, and by staring into someone’s eyes, we can read how they are feeling. Moreover, keeping the eyes looking young and vibrant is a hard thing to do, especially for men. In fact, men tend to leave their appearance just as it is and not work on it, to make themselves appear fresher. This is why, we have gathered for you men, today, some tips on how to remove dark circles from under men’s eyes.

Carmencitta Magazine - Remove dark circles under men’s eyes 2Use Cucumber Slices

It’s a known that cucumber is very good for the eyes, because it has cooling and calming factors.   In fact, the high water content in cucumber is a good thing for the hydration of the skin around the eyes. Moreover, use it directly from the skin because the coolness will take off the puffiness as well. All you need to know is cut 2 slices, place them on the eyes, and lie still for 20 minutes.

Use Green teabags

Carmencitta Magazine - Remove dark circles under men’s eyes 3The effectiveness of this trick, depends on the type of tea you use.  In fact, chamomile is known to sooth as well as being the perfect remedy for tired eyes. Moreover, Green tea is one of the best remedies that can reduce dark circles and heal tired skin. In fact, green tea contains a big amount of the anti-oxidant Polyphenols, which have in them the compound EGCG; an effective anti-inflammatory. For this remedy, you will need two green tea bags. Place them in boiling water and then place them in the fridge until they are cooled.  After that, place one tea bag on each eye, and lie still with your head to the back.  Leave the tea bags on your eyes for 10 to 20 minutes. As a result, the tea bags will reduce puffiness, dark circles and will aid in treating damaged skin.

How To Dress Sharp

How To Dress Sharp

You have got a new job that is professional, needs you to look professional, and dress professional. However, you have no idea how to dress in order to impress. This is why, we have gathered some information from our team of fashion experts, and brought them to you. Keep on reading, as we guide you through the best tips and styles on how to dress sharp.

How To Dress Sharp

Dress Your Footwear Up

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In fact, appropriate-fitting footwear is the first step you need in order to dressing sharp. Moreover, it is a traditional school of thought that’s still alive and well claims you can judge a man

by his shoes.

 

However, if you have never owned really good shoes before, brace yourself and get ready to pay a significant amount of money for a well-made, classic footwear. However, you may be shocked at the sticker price for well-crafted shoes, but the quality and comfort pay dividends down the road.

Ignore Fashion Trends

How To Dress SharpIn fact, main-stream fashion trends are prone to change for you to make useful wardrobe staples. Moreover, most young men do not have the appropriate budget in order to buy some new pants every month or two, this is why you need to stay away from seasonal trends. All you need to do is, stick to the classic clothing staples for the core of your wardrobe and avoid anything that is too far out on the cutting edge.

 

Have at Least One Good Suit in the Closet

How To Dress SharpNo matter what your job is, you’re going to need a decent suit at some point. If you’re buying off the rack take the time to have the suit adjusted. However, you need to try as much as you can to find a tailor independently, because it’s worth the effort. In fact, a good tailor can make the small changes that take your suit from looking mediocre to perfect for you.

 

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