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6 plus 2= plus size? Is fashion plus cheating us?

Katya Zharkova Plus-Size Model

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With the latest Lilly Pulitzer scandal caused by inappropriate fat-shaming drawings in their office space, the discussion opens again about how much fashion industry really cares about plus size women. Is “overweight” a taboo in the fashion world or are we ready to let “plus size” enter the glamorous fashion world?

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Purple Reign Part II

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Have you ever wondered what impact a color has on your mood? How does it affect the way you’re perceived by others? Color is a powerful instrument; being conscious of its potential will help you make the right choices, and look and feel your best.

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Purple Reign – Featuring Jado Crown

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There is a color that has the magical power to spark off an aura of mystery and sophistication, boost your confidence, highlight your inner beauty and make you shine from within:

Purple

There is jewelry that embodies the harmony of nature, avant-garde vision of art combined with classical luxury. The jewelry that offers the intimacy between your natural beauty and nonpareil magnificence of form- the apogee of perfection:

Jado Crown 

What do these two have in common? They respond to the same set of highest aesthetics, incarnate passion and devotion. They are powerful expressions of ingeniousness, elegance and refinement. And they both represent uniqueness and royalty. Read more

Splash of Lemonade Part II

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Cheerfully yellow, this small but powerful fruit incarnates sunshine and emanates optimism. Lemon is perfect for preparing refreshing summer drinks but we can benefit from it even more now, during the fall season when we tend to lack vitamins and minerals. It is an excellent source of vitamins C and B, phosphorus and also flavonoids known for theirs cancer fighting and antibiotic effects. So when life gives you lemons, don’t make a sour face. Just squeeze all the juice out of them! Boil a cup of water with a cup of sugar, mix well with the juice and add few cups of mineral water, cool and voilà! Lemonade!

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Splash of Lemonade Part I

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Feeling thirsty? There is nothing more revitalizing than real lemonade with fresh slices of lemon. With the temperatures still close to 90F (32C) here, it’s been my favorite drink to quench my thirst on a hot summer day like this.

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Côte d’Azur Part I

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Are you still planning your vacation this year? If yes, the French Riviera is a hot destination to consider, with the average temperature above 85F (29C) in September. Beautiful marinas, deep azure blue of the Mediterranean waters, rich history, picturesque beaches, vivid colors and architecture of old towns are what have been attracting tourists from all over the world. Monaco, Nice, Antibes, Cannes, Saint-Tropez are only a few resorts on the Mediterranean coastline called in French- Côte d’Azur.

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Sweet houndsTooth

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You can see a lot of the houndstooth pattern on the streets again this season: scarves, blouses, pants and…purses! Are you a happy owner of the houndstooth too?

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