When it comes to femininity and glamour than nothing comes close to the old Hollywood trends. From the twenties onwards Hollywood saw the rise of the powerful and provocative female that loved to not only flaunt it, but ooze style and sophistication. There is a rather specific formula to the old Hollywood glamour look but it is by no means a secret one. The look is easy to adopt and the female fashion icons are still just as relevant and worshipped today then ever. When it comes to achieving the look of a Hollywood starlet such as Marilyn Monroe, May West and Audrey Hepburn to name but a few there are a few set rules you need to follow. In this post we are going to cover everything you need to know from top to bottom to achieve this gorgeous look. From hair rollers, pearl necklaces and eyeliner tricks, right down to faux fur coats and stilettos we’ve got it covered! Head’s up girls, here’s how it’s done.
The pearl has come along way throughout history and is no longer confined to grandmas jewelry box! Pearls are one of the fashion industry’s favourite embellishment and we are seeing them everywhere from the lining of denim shorts to pearl encrusted headbands. The beauty of pearls is universal and they are certainly not limited to necklaces, earrings and bracelets.
In this post, we are going to examine the many different ways in which pearls have inspired our fashion, culture and lives not to mention their artistic influence. What’s so great about a pearl? A pear is born in the ocean and recovered like a secret treasure; fashion designers, artists and regular folk alike have all drawn inspiration for the iridescent little gem. What gives pearls that beautiful, natural iridescent glow? They are actually made up of layers of calcium carbonate most commonly in the form of nacre, a natural substance which is produced by pearl oysters that coats the inside of the sea creatures shell.
Thinking outside the box and using pearls to create the perfect look
So, you love wearing your pearls as we all do. Pearls offer you that beautiful subtle hint of feminine beauty with a touch of class. Wearing pearls can make you feel feminine, flirty and fun and can also open up many more doors when it comes to fashion and beauty. In this post we are going to explore how your love of pearls can be transferred to your style and used in numerous different ways to create and inspire looks. Trending at the moment is the themes of pastels and pearls and the ‘mermaid’ look, the mermaid look sees women incorporating pearls into their overall look as opposed to wearing them simply as jewellery so we are also going to excitedly explore this gorgeously alternative look as an excellent way to explore pastels, pearls, mermaids and make-up
Ever wondered how to wear pearls? Pearls have been enjoyed by many people over centuries, often know as being the ‘Queen of the Gems’ pearls seem to be the stone of preference when women would like to make a statement, look smart and dazzle with class. Going back in time, pearls were only worn and cherished by the rich and powerful and were objects of desire for everyone else. A pearl necklace or a pair of pearl earrings can be worn for all those occasions where you need a little bit of formal glamour such as weddings, job interviews, business meetings and many events in between.
We can barely contain our excitement for the upcoming summer months! The great days of summer are getting closer and during the spring is the perfect time to begin shedding bulky winter threads and replacing them with fun, breezy and incredibly chic clothing. When a new season comes, the annual renewal of trends (the old and once forgotten) begins.
What comes along with filling your closet with exciting new trends? Matching those trends with accessories that enhance your look from fabulous to overly sensational! At Pearls Only, we are ecstatic to find all of the many ways you can add pearls to your wardrobe.
After the long and harsh winters that many had to endure, we at Pearls Only are ecstatic about the forthcoming warm weather and we know you feel the same! In honor of the warming months, we have created an amazing list of 9 must-have fashion items for the upcoming summer.
A LARGE FASHIONABLE SUN HAT
We find a sun hat is essential to have during the summer because we are always searching for ways to stay cool and a sun hat is an instant way of finding shade. We say opt for a large brim hat and look for neutral colors to ensure your hat works perfectly with your selected looks.
In our opinion, this has been a year for great fashion, amazing style, and fabulous pearls!
Pearls were seen on numerous magazine covers, featured in many blogs, worn by bloggers and seen on A-list celebrities. They have also been the staple accessory to the everyday woman whether she is the working woman or the stay at home fashionable mom.
We at Pearls Only, were so happy that we were able to contribute to the world of fashion with our high quality pearls.
Get ready to whet your fashion palate because the color of the year is sure to tempt your taste buds. Pantone, the global color of authority has chosen the color Marsala as the New Year’s most “in” hue. Fashionistas will be sipping from this delicious sort as it is a great color for beautiful dresses and beauty lovers will surely love for their makeup collection.
“Much like the fortified wine that gives Marsala its name, this tasteful hue embodies the satisfying richness of a fulfilling meal, while it’s grounding red-brown roots emanate a sophisticated, natural earthiness. This hearty, yet stylish tone is universally appealing and translates easily to fashion, beauty, industrial design, home furnishings and interiors.” –Pantone.com
When I am putting looks together, I dare myself to make something work. I always look for the most interesting silhouette or something that’s a little off, but I have to figure it out. I have to make it me. I think that’s the thrill in fashion.
Photo Source: metro.co.uk// AP Photo/Thibault Camus