Tips for Summer Dressing
variation inspires a completely different color palette each
year. The factors that affect the collection are social
trends, wear ability, whereby an appropriate usage is factored into the
'look', and innovation, which makes it break out of the clutter
and stand out as a signature of the brand in that season.
Be prepared for
alternating days of rain and sunshine in June, July, and August.
lightweight polyester fabrics, single jersey, 1x1 ribs, polylycra,
light cottons, microtwill, peached polycot and stretch poplin are
the fabrics in vogue in summer.
Summer is the
colour of pastels, of lemonade and mango. Go for lighter/natural
look during summer days and made-up/shimmery look during summer
nights. White has never been hotter than the Summer of 2005!
pants, white shorts, white skirts, ribbed
tanks, white bathing
suits- are in.
Some people avoid white clothing because rumor has
it that it can make you look larger than you are.
trick with any article of clothing, no matter the color, is to make
sure that it fits you well.
Take the time
to visit the dressing
room before you buy.
Then, once you have your whites, stock up on
bright accessories –
scarves, shoes, belts,
Bright accessories not only
basic white, but they distract the eye, drawing it away from what
you may think are your “problem areas”.
Avoid wearing synthetic shirts and
replace them with thin-clothed
Kurta shirts. Go for Kurta shirts
with draw-string pants in corduroy or plain cotton.
tops should only be worn
in the evenings to avoid suntan. Camouflage heavy upper arms by
draping them in a delicate chiffon scarf.
Try the combination of capris with
bright green, turquoise and fuchsia tops.
Go for cap sleeves and kaftan tops or
North African loose ponchos in cotton.
This summer, hats are back – only now
they’re playfully frivolous and more a symbol of self-expression
than anything else. Hats dress up everything from jeans to shorts
to dresses to bathing suits. They can be floppy or fitted, made
from every fabric under the sun and accessorized as desired. Hats
can cover up a bad hair day or make basic black interesting. More
importantly, they protect your face from the sun’s harmful rays.
Skin care for summer
To get your
skin in its
best shape, the mantra is
moisturize, moisturize, moisturize! For
your face, choose water-based products that don’t promote
and add a shimmer or a touch of color. There are many body
moisturizers loaded with vitamins and other fun things such as
glitter, or light-reflecting ingredients to make your skin look dewy
and fresh. You may even want to indulge in self-tanning
products easily available at the corner
provide a UV-free bronze, but be sure to follow the instructions
carefully so that you get the best results and with all
moisturizers, year round, make sure you have at least
You may need an
umbrella in early summer but you'll only rarely need or want to wear
anything beyond shorts and t-shirts most of the time. Cool,
loose-fitting fabrics, caps or sun visors, and plenty of sunscreen are
the order of the day. Dressing well and
looking good will make you feel good
and peaceful while working, which leads you to communicate well.
Dated 08 May 2015