Wedding traditions differ around the world. Some cultures celebrate with big parties, while others prefer a more intimate ceremony. Just like wedding traditions, engagement ring preferences are also different from culture to culture.
Despite the harsh restrictions that were placed on all of our lives last year which led to less of us being out on the road, there were actually more deaths from car accidents than there were in the previous year.
When choosing a diamond, you want something perfect that symbolises your love. A lot more thought goes into it than you would think because it's not just about the grade or the price tag.
Parenting a teenage child can be a bit challenging. Given that teenagers experience different emotions, it would help if you take voluntary measures in nurturing them. Below are some of the steps to use in molding a teenager.
From the moment you’re born, you start to develop your sense of self. Your self-identity is how you perceive yourself in every facet… occupation, style, personality, and overall lifestyle. The way we look, or our appearance, is something we largely base our self-identity on, and when a life-changing event happens to us, whether good or bad, it inherently alters how we view ourselves.
One minute you're feeling happy, and the next moment you're bawling your eyes out. Mood swings can severely affect people, and it can be challenging to revert it to normal without help. You can seek assistance from people you trust, but sometimes these individuals aren't in your immediate vicinity.
Some of our favourite memories involve balloons. They can fill a child with joy and wonder, a couple with romance and whimsy and mark special occasions that come only once in a while. No matter what you are celebrating balloons are most likely to be a part of the decor checklist.
Clichéd as it may sound, but flowers never go out of fashion. As history stands witness to the use of flowers in fashion designing through the ages, it is remarkable that something could stand the test of time, transcend so many thousands of years, and still be fashionable today! Indeed, an undeclared, silent bond lies between the two entwined worlds of floristry and fashion.
Everyone knows that diamonds are made from heat and pressure. Like all superior technology, lab-grown diamonds are now able to display the same chemical make-up of Earth-mined diamonds. Science has successfully taken a process that would normally span a billion years beneath the crust of our planet, and can now manufacture real diamonds in just months!
Since ancient time, the most dangerous and fierce people, the Vikings. Well known for their hammers and horned helmets, this fierce people used to conquer the lands to get hold of the gold.
Every keen entrepreneur will be aware of the latest trends and what industries are on the rise. Starting a business or investing in any rising industry can provide to be immensely rewarding and lucrative as it enables you to get in on the ground floor and capitalize on the growing popularity. The key is to spot trends at the right time, and this can be a challenge, particularly if you are a relatively new entrepreneur. So, what industries are currently emerging and could provide to be a smart area to start a business? Read on for a few industries to keep your eyes on.
Beauty is really a cocktail of divine proportions and harmony between the inner and outer world of man that gives meaning to his being and is rightly referred to as a synonym for truth and good*. Relative, however, it is subject to time, morals, and, to a great extent, to the generally accepted norms. In this sense, it can be said that beauty is a kind of aesthetic consensus of the majority about the unique qualities of the minority. Beauty is also a message that challenges taste, imagination and tolerance. In order to determine what is beautiful, we need to realize that it (the beautiful thing) should be liked and surely to cause delight and trepidation. In fact, in most cases, beauty is a wonderful combination of spirit and matter, shape and color, fluid and provocation that awakens admiration, joy and passion.
We always want to have peace of mind when it comes to securing our present and our future, however, we neglect one of the most important things that will help us achieve it, life insurance.
What’s a better way to make yourself noticed at a party other than wearing an Inflatable Costume? We think it’s safe to say that Halloween parties have become more fun with each year. Halloween costumes have gotten even more interesting along the years as well. Everyone is always trying to one up their friends by being dressed more funny and innovative than them.
There's nothing like a friendly fashion face-off and this one is lots of fun! Both Eva Longoria and her good friend Courtney Lopez were spotted in the exact same Ieena Duggal cocktail dress. Courtney wore the dress first back at Eva's May wedding in Mexico and it appears Eva was such a fan that she decided to take her turn with the dress, wearing it on the red carpet at the 13th Annual Dubai International Film Festival this past weekend. Both ladies looked spectacular so we'll leave the judgement up to you - WHO WORE IT BEST?
Many children have often found math to be a difficult subject to learn and they try to avoid it at all cost. However, the main reason why they find it challenging is because they don’t understand the concepts. It is a popular phenomenon among children. However, the reason why some for these children do not understand mathematics is because it has abstract concepts which they cannot comprehend. In fact, some schools now teach math by using images and pictograms to illustrate the concepts.
What, or rather, who is BIBI BACHTADZE? How does one pronounce it? Where does it come from? Why such a complicated name? All these are questions everyone asks when trying to say the label’s name for the first time.
Just when you think you have seen everything there is within the fashion industry, something always seems to jump up and grab you unexpectedly. For Dutch designer Anouk Wipprecht, her work not only does this from time to time, but just about every piece of fashion that she designs will leave you either totally awe inspired or incredibly freaked out. She is known within the fashion industry for taking things to a level previously unthought of, and within the 3D printing industry for exhibiting the potential the technology provides for the future.
We presented for you the Handbags trends for Fall-Winter 2015-2016. Now it is the time to show you, the most strange handbags presented during the Fashion Weeks in Paris, Milan, New York and London.
The ornament is called also 'A cosmic tree' or 'A Kabbalah tree' and is associated with the cycles in nature and life (birth, maturity, death) and connects Earth with Heaven (from roots and trunk to the branches and leaves).
The National Festival of the Bulgarian Folklore, is held in Koprivshtitsa, Bulgaria since 1965 - once in approximately every 5 years. Its 11th edition will run August 7-9, 2015 in Voyvodenets area, Koprivshtitsa. The festival is dedicated to Lyuben Karavelov.
We are happy and proud to announce that the campaign for popularization of Bulgarian folklore dances all around the world is getting bigger and bigger! The next information comes from Denmark...
The next question that we are going to answer to is 'What do the dancers do with their hands, during the performance? Is it the same for men and women?'. And the answer is 'No'...
So, you already know the basic steps in Ruchenitza and the Bird step and now we'll take a look at the Bouncing Step. The Bouncing step in Bulgarian folklore dances is more difficult because of the speed at which it is performed. But with little practice and the tips from a professional dancer, you can learn it...
Bulgaria has a long history and many reasons for pride. From the beautiful nature through the unique folklore dances to the Bulgarian yogurt and wine - here we present you the most significant things that you should know about our country...
After you've already learned the key steps from Bulgarian folklore dance Ruchenitza, let's take a look at another one of the basic steps in our traditional dances - the Bird step. It is a hopping step that resembles a bird standing on one leg. You can learn the bird step with tips from a professional dancer from the video below...
After we've made a short overview of Bulgarian folklore dances, now we'll show you a few key steps from our traditional dances. Let's start with Ruchenitza, which is maybe the most popular Bulgarian folk dance - you can learn more about Ruchenitza from the video below...
The luxury lifestyle brand Ralph Lauren is unveiling the high-performance, fashion-forward Polo Tech shirt on opening day of the US Open.
The Ralph Lauren Polo Tech shirt features sensors knitted into the core of the product to read biological and physiological information. The compression shirt also has a sleek look in black with a signature yellow Polo Player logo. The second-skin fit enhances comfort and agility.
Oscar de la Renta opened an exhibition titled "50 Years of Style" in Dallas, Texas.
Miuccia Prada believes that fashion for women and men should be presented together.
Roberto Cavalli created two special outfits for of Katy Perry's Prismatic World Tour, which begins this week.
Love is in the air, but you should book your getaway for Valentine’s Day earlier, because you don’t want to spend the holiday in the local restaurant. The online travel advisor Cheapflights.com helps couples to choose a romantic destination, which meets their requirements.
1. Viceroy Anguilla in the British Antilles – its modern architecture speaks luxury and is gives way only to the surrounding exotic scenery and two white-sand beaches.
Today is difficult to imagine how in the past the trousers were considered as typically male garment, that is not appropriate for women. Modern trends offer wide selection of pants for both men and women’s wardrobe.
The story of trousers begins in Ancient East. After that, this type of clothing is used by some European tribes.
It all began in July 2002 when the plan to flood the world with ugly shoes come in the heads of three friends from Boulder, Colorado.
Born in 2002, the shoe was initially intended as footwear for boating, with its nonslip tread and waterproof tendencies. The first model produced by Crocs, the Crocs Beach, was unveiled in 2002 at the Ft. Lauderdale Boat Show, and sold out the 200 pairs produced at that time.
Most fashion students keep their finished design pieces in a wardrobe, but 22-year old Emily Crane has to use a freezer.
Kingston University fashion student created Haute Edible Couture fashion series – new strain of edible “clothing”. The young designer lives by the expression “you are what you eat” and creates intricate designs, all of which are edible. Emily Crane uses gelatin, seaweed and food dyes to form her beautiful garments and accessories.
365 days. 365 outfits. 365 dollars.
Young American designer, inspired by the movie "Julie & Julia" in which a woman tries on a new dish every day, decided to launch her own fashion project. Its initial period is one year during which the designer Marissa Lynch will stop doing traditional clothing shopping and will wear only made by her clothes.
You won’t believe that these unique artworks are in Bulgaria, 5 km from the town of Silistra, near the city’s modern landfill.
Made mostly from plastic bottles and scraps, they look great and détente the surrounding landscape with their bright, but aesthetically selected colors.
It is true, that whoever has imagination and talent can do many unique things, even with scrap!
In this article you will find information about the most important aspects of diamonds: carat, weight, color and clarity. If you are looking for brief information to help you decide which is the best diamond for you or a loved one, you’ve come to the right place.
Diamond (from Greek – adamas - "unbreakable") is a crystallized form of carbon with superlative qualities. It has the highest hardness and thermal conductivity of any bulk material.
Some streets around the world have become the center of world culture. These streets have become a magnet for many people who visit them regularly. Due to the large attendance and interest, these streets are extremely expensive.
Enjoy this list of the most expensive shops in the world
Increasingly more often at the catwalks we see bizarre garments, accessories and impressive scenery, which are turning the fashion défilés into a real show.
Just recently Karl Lagerfeld presented the Chanel's Fall-Winter 2010/2011 collection alongside a real iceberg and the models marched around it.
We offer you other unusual footage of fashion shows from this season.
Transformer dress "Work to Flirt dress".
Specially designed for women, who don't have much time to get back home to change their clothes after the long working day and are getting late for date or dinner. Designer Tency Hemply, the creator of the dress said that she invented it to make women's life easier. She successfully combines daily business style with evening sexy chic.
The dress, which is sewn in unusual way, can be easily transformed from a casual business dress into an evening dress - you just have to invert the sleeves and neckline to show the red checks, also lower the edge hem and the dress becomes a mini with sexy slit.
Alexandrite is a rare variety of Chrysoberyl. Alexandrite was discovered near Ekaterinburg in the Ural Mountains in Russia in 1830, and was named after Alexander II. Other sources now include Sri Lanka, Burma, Brazil, Zimbabwe, Madagascar and North America. The important feature of Alexandrite which makes it highly unusual and collectable amongst gemstones is its strong color change when viewed in different lights. Many other stones show a similar property, but nowhere as strongly, and not with such highly contrasting colors.
Cannes Film festival, like other glamorous events, attended by many celebrities, is a place where the stars outstrip to show style and class. Many people imitate celebrities and that's a good advertisement for the fashion designers, which give them toilets for the splendid evening.
At Cannes Film festival a galaxy of stars wore Dior outfits and accessories.
Hafsia Herzi showed up in a lilac silk satin evening dress and Dior accessories. She also wore Swarovski jewelry. Christine Albanel, minister of culture and communications of France was also dressed by Dior - a black silk faille gown.