Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Last But Not Least!

How very true the saying "Last but not least" really is, especially when it comes to your accessories.

While they are certainly the last to be added, accessories have the power to pepper your outfit with sophistication and your own personal style.

A colorful tie is often seen as the best way to update your look. Instead of picking a color that is too bright for human eyes, why not just change the style of knot you wear? Simply try a new knot every few days - that old suit will breathe a breath of fresh air for a change, without actually changing anything!

Throw some Cufflinks in the mix! A pair of modern cufflinks that casts a brilliant shine over your entire ensemble will go a long way. After your shoes, cufflinks are the first thing a woman notices about your attire. You don't need 365 different cufflinks in your collection. A few distinguished pairs with inlays of genuine stones or bold enamels will do the trick.

Pocket squares and their fold can bring new life to your wardrobe. Great pocket squares can be found relatively cheap and spice up your apparel. Try the one-point fold for business and mix it up with other types of folds for a night out on the town.

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Thursday, July 2, 2009

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This Day in History: July 2, 1937

In 1937, American aviator, Amelia Earhart, along with her navigator Frederick Noonan, was reported missing while flying over the Pacific Ocean.

The pair were attempting to fly around the world when something went wrong in what was said to be the hardest leg of the journey: Lae, New Guinea to Howland Island, a tiny island that sits 2,227 miles away.

Messages from Earhart were reported to the US Coast Guard cutter, Itasca, that the Lockheed, was lost and low on fuel. No trace of Earhart or Noonan was ever found.

Earhart was the first woman to ever receive the Distinguished Flying Cross for becoming the first aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.

Along with setting many other records, she was an establish author and played a key part in the foundation of The Ninety-Nines, an organization for female pilots.

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Wednesday, July 1, 2009

2009 NBA Draft

NBA commissioner David Stern takes some time to pose with a few of the 2009 draftees.

Adorning prominent accessories, first draft pick, Blake Griffin, relaxes before the draft begins. His choice of matching his pocket square to his plum French cuff shirt is a good move. Paired with his silver tie bar, Griffin's dark ensemble injected with fresh color is a slam-dunk!

Number 4 draft pick, Tyeke Evans, will be adding a Kings jersey this season. Here you can see an elegant pinstripe suit can reach outside of the black and white box. His color wheel of choice was pink as he sports a striped dress shirt with complimenting tie and pocket square. Drafts have a tendency to show who is at the top of his game, on and off the court.

Representing Syracuse was Number 6 draft pick, Jonny Flynn. The Minnesota Timberwolves picked the 6-foot guard to join their team and maybe teach the rest of players a thing or two about how to assemble a suit with style and sophistication. It is hard to believe at just 20, he can see how attaching a simple accessory, like a tie clip, can create a sleek, polished look. Apparently in between conditioning Flynn has been keeping up with his style guides!

Top 10 draft picks
1 -Blake Griffin
A dominant physical presence with outstanding size and strength.

2 - Hasheem Thabeet
Imposing physical specimen who protects the basket.

3 - James Harden
One of the most complete players in the draft.

4 - Tyreke Evans
Excels at getting into the lane. Terrific ball-handler.

5 - Ricky Rubio
Processes the game a step ahead of everybody else.

6 - Jonny Flynn
Mature confident and quick point guard knows how to run a team

7 - Stephen Curry
Terrific off-balance shooter. Tremendous range.

8 - Jordan Hill
Productive scorer and rebounder who hasn't maxed out his potential

9 - DeMar DeRozan
Swingman with top-flight athleticism and a high motor.

10 -Brandon Jennings
Rare quickness and leaping ability. Good in traffic.

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