Calvin Klein 2005 Summer Collection

Written by Sher Matsen

Calvin Klein Ė a name we all recognize and a designer who is world renowned for his fabulous fashions. So how did Calvin Klein come to be.? As a young boy inrepparttar 1940s Calvin was already pre-occupied with designing and sketching fashions for women. The boy grew into a young man earning scholarships to bothrepparttar 148523 New York High School of Art and Design; andrepparttar 148524 Fashion Institute of Technology. This was at a time when America was just beginning to develop its own originality and uniqueness. Eventually he teamed with his childhood friend Barry Scwartz Their very first products were coats for women and men. From coats to ready to wear womenís sportswear with clean lines that were simple and effective. Then came menís fragrances, underwear, and designer jeans. Designer jeans that anyone could afford was a new idea and it very quickly took overrepparttar 148525 jean market. Soon menís shorts became sexy and a desirable market was created. Then when it was least expected Calvin Klein launched Obsession, Eternity, Escape, ck One, and Contradiction; all household words of fragrance, all obsessions in their own time. CK Be was created by Calvin Klein in 1996 and features a fresh oriental woody fragrance that blends musk, mandarin, magnolia, peach, sandalwood, mint, lavender, bergamot, and juniper berry making it a memorable fragrance for both men and women. In 1996 CKrepparttar 148526 unisex fragrance tookrepparttar 148527 market by storm. Calvin Klein wasrepparttar 148528 youngest designer to be awarded Coty Award Ė not just once but for several years -1973, 1974,1975, 1982, 1983 and 1986, Calvin Klein also wonrepparttar 148529 Council of Fashion Designers of America Award for outstanding design in both womenís wear and menís wear.

Denim Is In For Work and Play

Written by Sher Matsen

For all you denim lovers, like myself, this isrepparttar season for you to shine. Denim is big this season. Denim has become a fashion statement of its own. No longer are we limited to boot cut, low rise, or relaxed fit jeans. It has come into its own - we can have denim hats, tops, belts, skirts, and even shoes. So wear denim withrepparttar 148522 attitude it deserves.

Many celebrities are really utilizing denim - they're dressing it up with embroidery, lace, fur, jewelry, accessories. What everrepparttar 148523 heart desires. Dark denim, light denim, stone washed denim, colored denim - all good to go this season! So go crazy withrepparttar 148524 denim choices available. Dress it up or down. Denim can take you fromrepparttar 148525 office to a night onrepparttar 148526 town. The gals can dress it up with pearls,repparttar 148527 guys with a tie. Crystal or rhinestone jewelry will make you dazzling! Add some long fun beads, a chunky necklace, or an armful of bangles. Don't forget to accessorize. Add a hat, a belt, or how about suspenders just for kicks. Add a fitted blazer to that denim skirt, add some heals to your favorite pair of jeans. Try a pair ofrepparttar 148528 ever popular wedge shoes with any of your denim items.

For women with small waists and wider hips Joe's jeans has a new jean line called "Honey Jeans" They are designed so they don't gape atrepparttar 148529 waist. They accomplish this by making a two part waist band which give them more of a curve. Low rise jean that truly fitsrepparttar 148530 feminine form. Check them out. They run around $148.00 a pair and can be found online.

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