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Fashionable Dresses for Autumn-Winter 2011-2012

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Fashionable Dresses for Autumn-Winter 2011-2012

This season’s hottest look will be women’s dresses, dresses of all descriptions will be fashionable this winter, but let us consider the best of the bunch.

Normally when winter sneaks up on us, we put away our dresses until spring, but this year we will see an exception to the rule. Top designers have created fashionable dresses with the winter months in mind, and every woman should have at least one style in their wardrobe this year.

Expect to see popular styles of dress made from warm and comforting materials, in cosy colours and gentle hues; of particular appeal will be herringbone, flannel, wool, and tweed.

So which style of women’s dresses should you choose to ensure you stay in fashion this autumn/winter season?

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The Shirtdress

We will start with the coolest style of fashionable dress this winter, the Shirtdress. This particular theme is informed by men’s fashions; they are simply a dress version of the traditional dress shirts worn by men, with buttoned down front, cuffs, and collar. Shirtdresses will come in a range of lightweight materials, such as silk, and as such will require layering with various appendages.

Wear Shirtdresses with thick tights – If the Shirtdress is of a plain, block colour, funk up the outfit with patterned tights and if the Shirtdress has a funky pattern, stick to dark  colored tights. This particular style of women’s dress is a good buy, as they will be suitable for spring and summer too.

The Wrap Dress

As the name implies, this is a kind of dress that women wrap around themselves and then fasten. Generally, women’s dress fastens at the side stylishly, although there will be certain styles that will do up behind, or even in front.

The dress itself varies in style, come this winter and expect to see a long-sleeved design. They can be made from many different materials, from sweatshirt to silk; all kinds of material will be incorporated in this season’s style.

The Sweater/Jumper Dress

We have left this season’s biggest trend until last. The sweater dress will be everywhere this autumn/winter, and should be a staple addition to any woman’s wardrobe.

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A fantastically versatile dress, this is the season’s must have by way of women’s dresses, made from flexible materials, including the finest sheep’s wool, cottons and even silks, they are very much comfortable, as well as stylish.

The jumper dress will be perfect for carrying-off a casual and yet sophisticated look. Slouch necks will be a hot fashion this autumn, so buying a sweater dress with a large neck is necessary. Certain materials are likely to be quite cold, so again, wear thick pairs of tights, and follow the advice outlined.

Because the women’s dresses are so versatile, many different looks can be achieved by wearing a sweater dress, depending on the particular style chosen. For example, some styles will suit the grungy look, others a more retro style, and still more will look great as formal wear.

Remember that sweater dresses will highlight bums and tums, so perhaps they are not the best dress to be wearing straight after Christmas lunch!

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5 Dhoti pants with crop top outfit ideas

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Crop top with long sleeves

Dhoti, an ethnic wear of men in the Indian subcontinent is now a style statement adopted by women. Celebrity stylists and fashion designers have successfully styled a new series of bottom wear by rehashing this traditional outfit. Crop tops are the ideal partners for dhoti pants. Pairing dhoti pants with the right crop tops is crucial for that perfect look. Here are 5 dhoti pants with crop top outfit ideas you can draw inspiration from this festive season:

Go sleeveless

Sleeveless crop tops lend oomph to any party attire, so also a dhoti pant. Style it like a peplum or keep it snug with a satin finish and you are all set for the party. Zari and zardozi work are best displayed on short sleeveless tops.

Crop jackets

Embroidered silk jackets are the best choice to go with silk dhoti pants. This combination is ideal for weddings and festivals, where silk and shimmer is best showcased. Embellish with long ethnic earrings to get a complete party look.

Crop capes

Cropped capes are a rage during the colder months. They combine style and comfort with ease and can be sported as layers over a short blouse as well. Pair them with heels and strut across the party scene.

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Crop blouse

Crop tops modeled around saree blouses are ideal for sporting dhoti pants with élan. Pair them with a matching long flowing shrug to get a gorgeous looking outfit. To make it more festive and ethnic choose silk for the material and a dash of embroidery for the regal look.

Crop top with long sleeves

Crop tops styled to fit above the waist go well with long sleeves. Choose from a variety of textured and woven fabrics to create the dramatic look. Finish it off by sporting a metal waist belt on the dhoti.

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Best Ideas on Easy Outfits to Wear to Thanksgiving

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Easy Outfits to Wear to Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is that time of the year when we celebrate the people and relationships around us. Meeting and greeting our loved ones are an essential part of the thanksgiving ritual. So, this time around we come to you with suggestions on easy outfits to wear to thanksgiving.

Easy Outfits to Wear to Thanksgiving

Evergreen denims

Choose the tried and tested combination of blue denims with a white tee and a tweed jacket. Pair it with suede ankle boots for maximum impact. While being easy to assemble, this outfit also looks casual and light on your pocket. It is also a perfect and easy-to-carry attire that offers the comfort you seek in a fall outfit.

All whites

An all-white outfit may sound overwhelming to begin with, but soon you will realize that it is the perfect choice for a thanksgiving outfit. It is also very soothing to the eyes. Go with an oversized white sweater and a white skinny denim. Pair it with tan suede booties.

Sweater Dress

While dresses are outfits of choice for occasions and parties, sweater dress is an ideal outfit for a thanksgiving dinner. Pair it with knee high boots for the stylish look that keeps you cozy as well.

All Black

Just like all whites, an all-black outfit makes for a uber chic look for a thanksgiving dinner. Choose skin-tight black jeans with a turtle neck, pair it with a black sweater coat and watch the magic unfold.

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Skirt all the way

Midi skirts are the rage this season and what better time to sport them than thanksgiving. Pair them with stylish heels and a sweater to complete the look. Choose layered or a tweed skirt that can keep you warm.

Midi Dress

From polka dot to pin stripe, midi dresses come in all ranges. When the weather is fall, then more the reason to get these below the knee outfits. Choose simple yet cute looking designs, with tie details to get that dressed up look. Complete it with strappy sandals or heels.

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