A fruity fragrance, what is it?

It is essential to try several flavors before finding the ideal composition. Rose, violet, apple or red fruit, there are a multitude of scents. But with their greedy notes, fresh, and tonic, fruits are sure values! But how to navigate among all the fruity flavors?

To evoke the subtlety of perfumes, professionals use specific words. We speak of a top note to illustrate the most volatile scent : the one that calls first and then dissipates quickly. The heart note is the center of the olfactory pyramid , it lasts for a long time. Finally, the background note lasts a very long time, for several days.

The family of fruity flavors is defined by the presence of a fruit in the top note . Just spray the perfumeto immediately feel the presence of a pear, a cherry, a peach or a tangerine. At the same time tonic, this kind of perfume is also sensual and greedy . He is light and lively, gentle and powerful.

Between natural fragrances and syntheses there are thousands of possibilities of associations. The family of hesperidae is one of the best known. It includes citrus fruit , such as the orange, formerly known as the “golden apple”, lemon, mandarin, bergamot or grapefruit. These shades are present in colognes and toilet waters. Fresh and invigorating, they are light and tart.

The perfume has been used for millennia. Already in ancient times, humans began to mix plants, flowers and spices to create an aromatic composition. Originally, the latter had a religious vocation , to communicate with the afterlife.

Originally, the distillation technique was used in a still. The flowers or fruits were placed on the surface of a vat, then the water was boiled to extract the odorous ingredients.

So Dior – A love story

The journey already started at Harrods showcases, which were designed with much love and humor. Staged was a city trip through London’s sights, from the Big Ben to Tower Bridge. Mannequins, dressed in Raf Simon’s latest creations for the Dior house, looked like tourists on a tour of the city. Even the crown jewels, made up of countless Miss Dior perfume bottles, were skilfully staged à la Dior. Afterwards, on a tour through Dior’s pop-up store, Raf Simon’s interpretation of Christian Dior’s love of English style was admired. In the handbag collection designed exclusively for Harrods, Raf Simons envelops French savoir-faire in an English flair of bright red, tartan pattern and traditional hunting green. The result is breathtaking and makes the heart of every true fashion connoisseur beat faster. After I got back to my senses in time, so as not to call one of these dreamlike handbags my own and thereby excessively overdraw my account, I went to the center of the whole spectacle – the ‘So Dior’ exhibition.

In a flash I forgot the gorgeous Lady Dior Bag and irrevocably surrendered to the spell of Christian Dior. At the beginning of the exhibition, a short film was introduced to the story of Christian Dior. Within seconds you were transferred to another age, an indispensable part of fashion history – the New Look. A style that revolutionized the fashion world and only marks the beginning of a fabulous love story. Past various masterpieces from the times of Christian Dior himself to finished masterpieces by Audrey Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor and Princess Diana, one could not stop wondering. In addition, the ‘So Dior’ exhibition was also directed at Dior, the couturier perfumer. Already in 1947 he launched his first fragrance, Miss Dior. Shortly thereafter the timeless J’adore. In addition to the sensual scents, the bottle design left no doubt that it was dealing with a worshiper of femininity.

Finally, the exhibition is dedicated to his probably most timeless masterpiece – the Lady Dior Bag. As a tribute, various artists on sculptures showed their own interpretation of the famous Lady Dior Bag. Of course, in the history of this It-Pieces a special Lady should not be missing – Lady Diana, her Lady Dior Bag owes her name and also her prominence. Who would not like to take an example from her and also own the Lady Dior Bag in every color and size? Some invest in securities and real estate, and for fashion connoisseurs the investment bears the name Lady Diorhône very bourgeois, but what the hell. All in all a truly successful exhibition that gives an excellent insight into the historical connection between a passionate Christian Dior and a traditional England, allows. A masterpiece of staging, so full of love of the heart, you might think Christian Dior himself was at work.

3 tips to extend the life of your bra

Indispensable but fragile, the bra is a bit of the king of the lingerie drawer. If the underwear lovers adore each carefully selected model and want for that reason they remain intact, we all have the desire to make his support last as long as possible even when you’re not a fan of lace and lingerie because of its often high price. So here’s all you need to know to keep it as long as possible.

It may seem like the ba-ba, but many women think they are wearing a bra at the right size just because they fit them when they adjust the straps and staples. Small problem, if the straps are there to fit your shoulders, the rows of staples, they are not there to adjust to your bust

Indeed, a new bra should go when closed to the first row of staples , that is to say on the “widest” position of your bra. So you need to be able to close on the first hooks (those situated more towards the outside) while being well maintained, so you can use the following to tighten the bra around your bust when the tissue loses its elasticity at wire washes and time.

No way to clean our lingerie like a basic white t-shirt or jeans. To prolong its life, it takes a wash adapted to its fragility. Prefer at best hand wash, at worst a washing machine but on the delicate cycle reserved for silk . Your pretty lace bras will be preserved from the hazards of the washing machine. Forget the tumble dryer, too aggressive, to the risk that it relaxes and breaks the elastics of your bra, especially if you wear bra and bralettes . Prefer a drying in the open all the sweetness too.

Whether you want to postpone your bra several times before washing or not, take a habit of not handing a model that you wore the day before the next morning. Your bra indeed needs this respite to resume perfectly its shape and ensure an ideal fit, but it also preserves and above all its elasticity and therefore its life ! Wear alternately at least two or three models to give them the best chance of not getting damaged.

Which wedding dress to choose when you have a strong chest?

Dressing when you have a strong chest is often a source of annoyance; clothing too tight, too low-cut, too tight … The breasts become a complex for those who do not assume their morphology. When it comes time to choose your well-fitting wedding dress , the problem gets worse. What model to choose that will not grow, will not crush, while being seductive but not vulgar?Picture Credit: https://www.chicregina.co.uk

For Lillian Postaire, co-founder and Artistic Director of the Paris boutique of Metal Flaque wedding dresses, the most important thing is that the future bride chooses a dress with a built-in corset or with which she can wear a bra . “We forget the bohemian chic and fuzzy dresses because it will only accentuate the volume of the chest.” Just like those inspired by models of the 1920s with their draped and wide shape do not actually flatter the silhouette. “At the time, women with big breasts flattened their breasts with ribbon, because the dresses were made so as to put forward the hips. With a strong chest, these straight dresses gave only a massive and unsightly rendering.

Ditto for bare-back dresses , certainly very trendy but that do not allow maintenance, hulls as a bra is not a real alternative for generous breasts. “A dress that goes up in the back is essential for comfort”. If the back-nude is not too deep, we can instead trick with a lingerie whose straps cross in the lower back. In this case, Lillian Postaire recommends the wearing of a special bodysuit: “the Ender Legardbrand offers models that allow you to have a backless while supporting your breasts”.

Regarding the shape of the dress, everything depends on the thickness of the size of the bride: if it is fine, the happy elect can wear everything from the sheath to the princess dress. Otherwise, Lillian Postaire recommends straight or flowing dresses so as not to enlarge the silhouette with a princess-like skirt. “If you are small and thin, you have to emphasize the chest, but if you’re stronger, you have to make a bigger mark.” You can learn more for the details of this type wedding dress by visit https://www.chicregina.co.uk/wedding-dresses.html, it’s clearly and better to avoid drapes, ruffles or flowers in relief that accentuate the volume. However the specialist assures that it is quite permissible to have fun on lace, embroidery and other sequins on the top of the dress. “The best thing is still to take over your body,” she adds. “Some women dare dresses that showcase their shapes and that suits them, because they feel good about themselves.”

Gucci Cruise: Creative Fireworks

Alessandro Michele loves eccentricity. Of course, his Gucci Cruise Collection 2017 was also a creative firework, which fits seamlessly into the shrill look of previous collections – but this time with a decidedly British flair. Presented, quite contrary, in the venerable Westminster Abbey in London. Are we now going to worship the new Gucci collection?After Dior also Gucci showed his new cruise collection in England. The scene was no lesser place than the church where Prince William and Duchess Kate voted in 2011, not to mention that it is the traditional burial place of British monarchs: Westminster Abbey. The cool, gray walls and the historic charm formed an exciting contrast to the adventurous cruise collection, which could hardly combine more colors and patterns.

Not arbitrary, but well thought-out was the creative hodgepodge of Gucci chief designer Alessandro Michele. He took up the historic location insofar as he reproduced both a charming, British granny-chic and rock punk bonds. Vivienne Westwood sends greetings! Button-down Victorian collars, check patterns and Union Jack motifs also brought English flair to the collection.

Although the portability of entire outfits by Gucci Cruise may be debatable, individual styling ideas as well as accessories, of which there were a lot, can be excellently pulled out as a source of inspiration and individual eye-catchers. So there were fold-up nerd glasses, extra-long earrings and shoes that have several, wide straps along the calf to admire.

The 3 most beautiful party make-ups

You still associate Smokey-Eyes with the ’90s and sparkling eyeshadow with the disco era? Are you kidding me? Are you serious when you say that! Sparkling eye make-up is thanks to stars like Margot Robbie, Rihanna and Co. not only socially acceptable, but is currently experiencing its heyday – the perfect party make-up. Re-styling instructions: Dab a subtle shade of your favorite color to your eyebrows. The strong counterpart of the eyeshadow color – gladly also with shimmering finish – then on the movable eyelid et voilà. Alternatively, the darker color can also be applied to the edge of the eyelash line or just as a delicate line above a classic eyeliner. So it’s time to give 70ies vibes a stylish makeover and extravagant eye make-up to add a contemporary attitude!

Gone are the days when a “Bad-Hair-Day” can only be concealed with a striking lipstick color, because: Sparkling stones, which are glued on the crest line, are not only elegant and contemporary, but a real eye-catcher. Inspired by the runways, this look is elegant in everyday life and the refinement of a chic party hairstyle – while still easy nachzustylen. What you need for it? Only some self-adhesive rhinestones or ribbons and a quiet touch when attaching. If you want to go even faster, glitter spray can also be used to create a shimmering look!

It’s no secret that a clean-drawn eyeliner can define an entire party look. But not so much that the job wants to be practiced! And for all lovers of new beauty challenges, the classic has a modern update ready, because: the Cat-Eye is currently coming in all sorts of variations of graphic lines around the eye area. Instructions: So give your morning beauty routine a modern twist and pull straight forms on and next to the eyelid. Gaffe? There are not any – only an accurate order is crucial! Said and done….