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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.

 

Stylish Ways To Wear A Scarf

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Fall is here, and what can be more exciting than getting your scarves and boots out, and wearing them? Most women get really happy when fall is here because of the many styles they can use and wear when it arrives. Do you have many scarves but they are just hanging in the closet? Are you lost on how to style them and what to wear them with? Think no more, as we have gathered for you today, a bunch of tips and trick on how to wear a scarf with a style.

Make it the center of your outfit

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If you want your scarf to grab attention, do not wrap it around your neck; instead, let it

loose and tuck it under a slim skinny belt. This way, your scarf will make a statement. Moreover, wearing a scarf this way is ideal for cold days, business meetings, where you can wear a suit and still be warm.

                                                                                                       

When wearing black and white, add a bright white colored scarf

This way, not only you will look stylish, but you will make your favorite white scarf shine. A perfect look would be: a leather tight legging with a white shirt, a black jacket, and a white scarf. N.B.: Do not choose a shirt that is brighter than the scarf.

Wear it for the office

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In fact, this is the hardest way to wear a scarf, because once you get to the office, you will put it off, and if the outfit depended on it, it will be ruined. As a solution, try to build up your outfit without depending on the scarf, and then pick the one that mostly

goes with it.

Wear it with a blazer

 

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A scarf paired with a blazer, a pair of jeans, and a pair of rubber boots are considered to be the typical fall outfit. With this outfit choice, choose an oversized scarf to compliment the whole style.

 

How to wear a wide leg trouser

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The wide leg is now an emerging trend in men’s. Men are looking for the comfier outfits, quality fabrics, and tapered ankle. Wide leg trousers are available in wool, cotton and technical fabrics. Moreover, with button-up, elastic or rushed waists. In fact, today the relaxed trouser shape has become friends with the other comfort-driven changes in menswear: soft-shouldered suiting and longer, roomier outerwear. Who said that fashion has to be pain? Keep on reading this article, as we have found the right ways to wear a wide leg trouser.

Carmencitta Magazine - How to wear a wide leg trouser 2Fabric

Just like regular and slim fit, wide leg trousers come in typical, previously known, pant fabrics. These fabrics vary from fine to thick depending on the season and occasion they are worn in. In fact, trousers with wide legs need structure. As a tip, you should buy one that has wool as fabric; wool garbadine is a great quality. This quality gives the trouser the weight it needs. In addition, you can wash it in the washing machine and wear it the next day. Moreover, wool is perfect for both summer and winter.

Carmencitta Magazine - How to wear a wide leg trouser 3Color

In fact, wide leg trousers are better if bought in darker colors such as grey, black, camel, and black. Moreover, patterns add a step-up for the wide leg trouser such as: polka dots, checks, and pinstripes.

Fit

The fit depends on the formality of the trouser. In fact, most of them will sit slightly higher on the waist. Moreover, front pleats are another stylistic choice; they come as flat front or a single pleat, and the choice depends on your taste.

Carmencitta Magazine - How to wear a wide leg trouser 4Wear it perfectly

In order to wear those trousers in a perfect way, add a blazer or a waist jacket, a low profile pair of shoes, and use a trouser that is cropped. This is today, one of the most worn outfit for men who are into fashion.

 

Things you don’t know about shaving

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To most men, shaving is considered to be a really easy task. All they have to do is: grab a razor, pass on their face wherever they see small hair, then wash their face, and tara! The shaving process is over. However, this quick process is not as good for your skin as you think. There are some basic things you need to learn in order to have the perfect shaving experience.

Carmencitta Magazine - Things you don’t know about shaving 1Take your time in what you are doing

Instead of rushing and finishing your shave in 5 minutes, take some time to prep your skin and make it ready for a shave. In fact, the quick shaving process is one of the main reasons why your skin looks and feels bad. The first thing to do before you start, is wash your face. Face cleansers are a good way to soften the protein in the hairs. After that, leave the cleanser on your face for several minutes so that the pores can absorb it. Next, put a shaving cream or gel on your face, this process helps making a one-pass shave possible.

Use a Brush

Do not use your fingers to swipe the shaving cream on your face. Instead, invest your money on a brush and use it to push the cream into the hair and make it much easier to shave.

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In addition, when it comes to razors, do not be fooled by the commercials that try to sell you a multi blade razor, a single blade razor can work just as fine. The important thing is, you should look for a blade that is sharp enough due to its ability to make your shaving process easy and hair free.

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The key to having a good shave is to keep the face war and moisture. This is why, the best time to shave is when you get out from a hot shower, or when you are showering. After the shaving is done, rinse your face with cold water so that the pores can shrink and close.

Styling a Maxi 101

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For a few years now, maxi dresses and skirts are and still making a big comeback. Some women are convinced that they can’t wear one. However, this type of dressing is suitable to every body type and shape, only if the one who is wearing it, knows how to style it. This will be your guide on how to wear it and style it.

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There comes days when you don’t feel like taking so much time in choosing what you want to wear, this is why you go for a maxi skirt. In fact, there are two types; the one that has prints and patterns, and the one that is plain and has one color. If you decide to go for the one with patterns, wear a simple one-color tank top with it. However, if you decide to go with the skirt that is plain and has one color, try to choose a top that has something on it so that your outfit won’t look too lifeless.

Carmencitta-MAgazine-Styling-a-Maxi-101.3For a sporty vibe

If you want your look to be sporty and edgy at the same time, go for a simple long skirt, pair it with some loose boots, a varsity or bumper jacket, and a t-shirt that has some graphics on it. Moreover, for accessories, you can go for minimal jewelry, a cap, and some funky sunglasses.

Carmencitta MAgazine - Styling a Maxi 101.4For outings and occasions

Maxi skirts are getting a big success when they are worn on occasions and dates. In order to ace this look, wear a silky or soft maxi skirt, and pair it with a chic crop top to show some skin. In addition, use your hair to complete the look by styling it with big waves.

For a fall or winter look

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A blazer is the perfect addition for this look. Wear a maxi skirt, with ankle boots, a simple shirt, and add your blazer. Now you are ready to go.

 Top 4 Ways to style the white button down

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Fashion essentials are the pieces of clothing that every woman and girl should own. For example: denim pants, black and white shirts, and a white button down. In fact, a white button down is one the things that should exist in every female’s closet. However, there are a lot of women who do own it, but do not know how to wear it ad style it. This is why, we have collected the top 4 ways for you to style a white button down. All you have to do is keep on reading.

Wear It With Denim

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There are only a few things that do not go well with denim; a white shirt goes perfectly with it. In fact, the two items are your closet’s must haves! Tuck the front under the pants, and you are good to go. Moreover, this look can go well with both high heels or a converse; it depends on where you are wearing it to.

Wear it with sneakers and a hat

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For a casual look, wear your white shirt with some leather pants, add a pair of sneakers and cap. This way you will look chic as well as casual. Moreover, this look is perfect for a lunch date with your girls!

Wear it with a skirt

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Whether the skirt is short, maxi, knee high, mini, or midi, a white shirt is a perfect addition to any type of skirt. Roll the sleeves up, and tuck it under the skirt for a perfect and stylish look.

Wear it with layers

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Layering a white shirt is an easy thing to do. Choose your favorite pants and a sweater or a jacket that goes with it, and wear the shirt underneath the sweater. You can wear them with high heels or flats; it depends on the look.

Fashion Designer; Edith Head

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Edith Head was born on October 28, 1897 and passed away on October 24, 1981 in California. She was one of the most famous costume designers in the 20th century film. In fact, she won a record of eight Academy Awards. Moreover, Edith is known for films such as ‘All about Eve,’ ‘Roman Holiday’ and ‘The Sting. Here is an article that talks about her, her life, and accomplishments.

Synopsis

Carmencitta Magazine - Edith Head 2Edith Head was born on October 28, 1897, in 1933, Head became chief designer at Paramount Pictures. After that, he started working at Universal Studios. Moreover, the costumes she designed, ranged from the elegantly simple to the elaborately flamboyant, and she became Hollywood’s best-known designer. Furthermore, Edith won a record eight Academy Awards for her work in films such as “All About Eve” in 1950, and Roman Holiday in 1953, as well as The Facts of Life in 1960, and The Sting in 1973.

Carmencitta Magazine - Edith Head 3Early Life and Education

Edith Head’s birth name was Edith Claire Posener she was born on October 28, 1897, California, in San Bernardino. Moreover, she was the daughter of a mining engineer. During her youth, Head relocated several times, she grew up namely in Arizona, Nevada and Mexico. She attended the University of California, Berkeley, right after graduating from Los Angeles High School. Over there, she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in letters and sciences (earning honors in French), and then went on to enroll at Stanford University, where she earned a Master of Arts degree in romance languages in 1920.

Carmencitta Magazine - Edith Head 4Commercially and Artistically

After finishing College, Edith worked briefly as schoolteacher. Moreover, in 1938, Edith was promoted to chief designer at Paramount Pictures. In fact, Head remained at Paramount for 44 years. After that, in 1967 she moved to Universal Studios, and she became known for personally phoning producers and directors who were working on important films for the studio to offer her services.

 

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.

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.

Men and Night Creams

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When it comes to using products to keep their skin young and healthy, men don’t show as much interest as women do. However, men have been lately showing more interest in taking care of their skin. More and more men are becoming aware of the benefits of using night creams before going to sleep so they can wake up feeling renewed and refreshed. However, most of men still don’t know the benefits of using a Night Cream. This is why, we have gathered for you today, some information about night creams, and what they can do to your skin.

Moisturizers come first

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Even though our bodies rest while we are asleep, our skin never stops working. This is why, some of you may notice that they wake up with an unexpected pimple. This is why, we must give our skin help in regenerating. Moreover, this can happen by using Night Creams that contain moisturizers. This way, we do not only help our skin become better, we also keep it from becoming dry. Furthermore, moisturizer based Night Creams, will make your skin glow the next day.

How to use Night Creams

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Before going to bed, do the following things:

Using a warm piece of cloth, wash your face. Always make sure that your face is clean so that it could better absorb the nutrients and active ingredients.

Next, pat your face gently so that it could dry. Once dried, using a circular motion, apply a thin layer of cream on your face. P.S. putting too much cream on your face can backfire and clog your pores and sometimes, cause irritations.

The next day, right after you wake up, wash your face with warm water to remove any cream left overs from your face

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Finally, apply the daily skin care regime that you usually you use.

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