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My name is Sami and I'm a lover of all things fashion and lifestyle related. In my spare time I enjoy watching films, shopping and going to the gym.

2013 Prom Dress Trends

Prom season is finally here and whilst some of you may already have your gown prepared, others will be starting to panic frantically about what to wear for the special occasion. Whilst proms now take place across Europe and other countries, America is where they originated which makes it vital to show others that we can still throw a better prom night than anyone else. As a once in a lifetime event, you are able to pull out all of the stops by spoiling yourself a little bit more than usual.

For those of you who are seriously unprepared, here are some of the prom trends of 2013 that you should be working this season.

Long Slits

Gowns featuring long slits have been a hit ever since the beautiful Angelina Jolie stepped out onto the red carpet wearing a black thigh-high slit dress at the Oscars in 2012. Since then, everybody has been going mad for skirts and dresses with slits. This trend tends to be more flattering on women with long legs. Of course, if you plan on opting for this trend, make sure you do it tastefully.

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Fashion Choices from Young Famous Faces

Today we celebrate Baby Day! Yep that’s right; there is a day aside from our youngster’s birthdays that we get to celebrate their existence and the miracle of life itself. Although it’s not exactly an official holiday like Christmas, people do tend to celebrate it on the 2nd May each year. As you will be aware, babies don’t stay babies for long which is why we must try and capture every precious moment, whether it is by taking photographs or saving your babies first tooth. Photos are a great for looking back, reminiscing and reflecting on past eras and assessing the choices we made, especially the fashion ones!

We all have a celebrity that we look up to and admire in some way, and usually they are drop dead gorgeous! Here we take a look at some of the famous faces of the 21st century and look back on their fashion choices from when they were children. 

Ryan Gosling

Image Source: http://goslinggirl.tumblr.com/post/16741270046/love-baby-rgos

Showing off his silver chain and colour-coordinating style, you can just tell Ryan Gosling has always been destined to be a charmer with his cheeky smile. Last month the 32 year old actor spoke out about being so naughty as a child that his mum had to quit her job to home school him - we would never have guessed with a smile like that! 

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How to Build Confidence in the Pool | Learn Kids To Swim

With the summer season just around the corner, many of you will be starting to plan your summer holidays away with your family. With six long weeks to keep your children entertained whilst the school doors close for the summer holidays, the perfect way to spend it is to go on a trip with your beloved family. Whether you decide to stay in England at a holiday park or travel abroad for some warm summer sun, you can travel whatever your budget.

 

Image Source - http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/wellbeing/7973491/How-to-swim.html

Summer is often associated with swimming as you can go paddling in your local lake, take a dip in the sea or splash around in your hotels outdoor swimming pool. Of course, if you plan on making use swimming facilities either at home or abroad, you must make sure that your children can swim confidently in the water to ensure they can have fun and stay safe during the holidays.

There are plenty of great ways to get your children confident in water. For example, using inflatables such as armbands and rubber rings are an ideal way to allow your children to enjoy the water whilst making sure they are safe from drowning. This way, your children will be able to get confident in the water before removing the inflatables.

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Prepare your Garden for Summer

Now that spring has finally sprung, we can now spend every moment of our free time in the garden. Whether you choose to invite your friends and family round for a BBQ or just sit back and relax in a lounger, you need to make sure your garden is in tip-top condition for the upcoming summer season. Here we take a look at some of the ways that you can enhance your garden to make your neighbours envious!

 

 

(Image Source - http://vithouse.com/redecorate-patio-design-paving-garden-designs/)

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3 Must Have Underwear Brands for Men - Best Boxers Men

Over the past few years, it has become noticeable that men are taking much better care of themselves than they used to. This includes using skincare products, dressing smartly, and wearing designer pieces of clothing – all within their means of course. Whether we get to see them or not, men seem to have some kind of obsession with buying designer underwear from premium brands such as Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein. Here we take a look at three of the must-have underwear brands that all men should own.

Armani

One of the biggest designer brands in the world, there is no surprise that Armani is within our top three underwear brands for men. The style is often kept simple and most commonly follows a black-and-white color scheme with a branded waistband. With some of the globe's most successful figures gracing the adverts such as Mr and Mrs Beckham, Rihanna, and Cristiano Ronaldo, there is no wonder everyone wants a piece of Armani! 

(Image Source - http://www.hollywire.com/2009/06/david-beckhams-new-armani-underwear-ads)

Calvin Klein

Calvin Klein is another top underwear brand for men that follows a simple yet iconic structure. Available as briefs or boxer shorts, Calvin Klein underwear lets you have the best of both worlds. With the famous branded rim along the top of the boxers, many men purchase from this brand because they provide extreme comfort and classic designer fashion. 

(Image Source - http://www.rickliebling.com/tag/calvin-klein-underwear/)

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How to dress for an Interview

Making the right first impression is crucial when meeting a potential employer for an interview for the first time. If you are trying to bag your dream job, it is important that you prepare yourself for the upcoming occasion so you know exactly how to approach the situation. To give yourself the best possible chance at getting the job you have always wanted, you must make sure you carry yourself correctly, have a positive attitude and are friendly and approachable.

 

First impressions are everything and even though we try not to, we usually judge people on their appearance before they have even spoken. Here we have put together a guide on how to dress for an interview that is sure to help you shine above the other applicants.

 

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