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Monthly Archives: March 2011
This relief effort project “”For Japan With Love” has created one more last campaign to raise awareness on March 31st.
An Event on Facebook.: UNITE TO HELP For Japan With Love
Please lend your support to this continued effort by inviting your friends and family on Facebook to share this information and keep the word out there! As we all know many Japanese citizens are risking their lives and being expose to deadly radiation levels trying to contain and get their nuclear plants under control and the people within these areas are at risk for contamination via their food and water source. They still need our help and as we all know, every little bit helps.
|MJRSales.com offers thousands of items at up to 80% off the original retail price and caters to woman on a budget. MJRSales.com is the “secret” online outlet store of Victoria’s Secret Catalog. They receive a majority of Victoria Secret’s catalog returns, as well as, new items without tags and new items with tags in all of Victoria’s Secrets current catalog and online styles. They just cannot use Victoria’s Secrets branded name, so they refer to all Victoria’s Secret product as “Famous Catalog“. MJRSales.com also offers a wide range of other branded merchandise from Betsey Johnson to Ann Taylor.
Shopping MJRSales.com is similar to shopping on eBay or a T.J. Maxx store, they receive and post hundreds of new arrivals daily and most of the time products are listed individually. There are thousands of items online at all times and start at just $4.99. Plus, all items ship for $2 a piece.
You the code BUDGETCHIC at checkout to receive 10% off your entire purchase, excludes shipping costs. Offer will end on April 15, 2011 at 12PM EST.
Black Jacket – Mossimo
Green Ponte Knit A-Line Skirt – Adrienne Vittadini
Black Pumps – Guess
Purple Tote – Elliott Lucca
|I’ve been thinking about adding more A-Line skirts to my closet. As you all know I have wayyy too many pencil skirts. Now, don’t get me wrong I love my pencil skirts and I think the cut is perfect for my body type. However, I’m getting kind of bored with them and I want to concentrate on purchasing more A-Line and trumpet style skirts for the summer.
Last weekend I found 3 great ponte knit skirts (grey, green & purple) at K&G Fashion Warehouse and they still had size 4 on the rack, freaking unbelievable because the small sizes are always the first to go when stuff gets marked down. They were all 50% off so it was $10 each. I love ponte knit so I snatched them up without even going to the fitting room. They’re perfect for work and of course you can always dress them down with sleeveless tops and sandals.
If you are a plus size diva you can find great Plus Size Women’s Clothing including A-Line Skirts.
Please give and participate, they are really in a serious crisis situation right now as Haiti was and need all the support they can get. The people of Japan especially the elderly living closer to the disaster area are losing their lives. All are deeply on my mind. Please help anyway you can. Tweet http://www.forjapanwithlove.com/ to raise awareness for this relief effort.
|The new shape of shapewear
Remember the moment of Renee Zellweger’s unravelling in Bridget Jone’s Diary when Hugh Grant discovers her ‘big pants’ and you might be put off wearing shapewear for life. However as true Bridget fans know, in a future encounter Grant actually asks after the mighty knickers affectionately. The message to be garnered from this important lesson from the silver screen is that there’s no shame in shapewear!
In fact – with 50s styling kicking off in a big way last year thanks to the Mad Men inspired fashion trend, pull-in pants and boosting bras are more in fashion than ever and the quality has improved too. Women’s Shapewear: like women themselves comes in various shapes and sizes. You can get lingerie to boost your bust and flatten your tum, shape pants which push in your muffin tops and push up your bum – all to help you to be more confident in whatever you wear.
Shapewear isn’t just about making you appear slimmer either. When wearing an outfit made out of certain fabrics it can sometimes be very difficult to achieve a smooth line under certain fabrics – even when you go underwear free. However, with the aid of shapewear – not only can you banish the unsightly lines you might find other underwear produces, but you can also expel any lumps and bumps you may be worried about and get the confidence boost of support into the bargain.
One of the big trends for this spring/summer is 70s styling. So if the thought of fitting into some flat top high waisted flares has your tummy trembling, think about purchasing some flattening high waisted knickers to help you pull off the look.
And if after all of this you are still nervous about shopping for shapewear, head to a specialist with a wide range like Simply Yours to find something to suit you. And remember – no one needs to know you are wearing shapewear if you don’t want them to – just make sure you remove it before you hit the sack!