Mens Fashion Tips – What Men Should Consider For Clubwear

While it is a common notion that it is easier for a man to get dressed than it is for a woman, many men still commit classic mistakes in choosing proper clubwear when they go out to party. More often than not, men who look funny and/or ridiculous are hardly aware of it and to be honest, it is best to get an opinion from a woman.

Here are some fashion tips that will help guide you in your wardrobe selection for that next hot night out! Well, here’s the news, there are real and existing rules that apply to men when it comes to choosing the right clubwear to wear. Even if you are a fashion expert, I am certain you may be surprised by what I feel are the do’s and don’ts to follow when selecting appropriate partying attire.

1) Never Overdress

In general, men should never go to a club overdressed except in the rare occasion that you are coming straight from work but then that’s another problem to deal with. Remember this point, a club is a place for partying and neither formal nor business attire has a place here. Barney from the popular T.V. show “How I Met Your Mother” may make it seem that suits are cool to wear all the time including when you go out, but this works only in certain clubs, and those are the ones the really cool people are not in. Wearing a tie is acceptable only if it is a tie that is absolutely appropriate otherwise, it is never advisable to show up to a club in one. In my opinion it is still best to reserve the tie for work.

2) Men Should Never Wear Sunglasses In A Club

You may see rockstars and celebrities wearing sunglasses at night so you may think it is OK for you to do the same. Some celebrities may have a point when they state that they use them due to the many flashes from all the paparazzi but more than likely they are hiding the bags under their eyes from staying up too late. Although a pair of cool sunglasses may look good on you outside on a sunny day, they absolutely should never be worn in a club. The sun does not shine inside a club, and wearing shades while clubbing is absolutely not cool no matter what you think.

3) Men Should Never Wear Slacks And Should Always Wear Jeans

Despite what you may have heard, clubs don’t discriminate on age, but they are always only for the young at heart. Slacks can easily make a man look old regardless of how good they look on him. When going to a club, it is always best to stick to jeans. This rule, however, is to mean only straight cut, blue or dark-colored denims. White-washed jeans can make a man look short, and colored jeans tend to look loud and detestable. Skinny jeans on men, especially the really tight ones that some men are wearing lately on the other hand, died with the king so once and for all, say goodbye to them.

4) Always Wear The Appropriate Shoes

Regardless of color, rubber shoes and sneakers are always inappropriate clubwear. When going clubbing, a better footwear choice is either a pair of dress shoes or loafers. Sandals are great for the beach, but the club is not a beach and using socks will not improve the look. A man who can remember where he is will never commit the mistake of being a fashion nightmare, and remember women pay attention to shoes on a man regardless of what they say.

5) The Right Shirt

Most clubs will not allow t-shirts even if it cost you three or four hundred dollars. It is common knowledge that most hip clubs require their patrons to wear collared shirts before even considering allowing them in. If you insist on using one, when going to a club in a t-shirt, always remember to match it up with a sport coat or jacket. This easy look is great for all types of men regardless of height or build. A simple button-down shirt with sleeves rolled up just right below the elbow will always be a winner, though. This simple, classic look works for all ages at all times. It never gets outdated and will never be a mistake. A glittering shirt, however, should be worn only in the circus. Unless you form part of the lighting ensemble for the nightclub, your glittered shirt has no place there.

Spring/Summer 2016 Fashion: 6 Ways to Look Gorgeous in Gowns

Cinderella Style

Look elegant in Indo-Western gowns for a party that combine Indian embroidery, sparkling stones, sequins, pearls and beads on the bodice with a flowing lower portion – Cinderella style!

Choose from many styles, such as plunging necklines and low backs, which will flatter your figure and look graceful at a spring or summer party.

Spring It On!

Spring is the time for fresh scents, budding flowers and the promise of full blooms. Feel feminine in floral prints, that were the hottest trend last Spring/Summer season.

Flowers will look phenomenal this year too; team long dresses in georgette and satin silk with contrasting Indian fashion jewelry to flaunt the perfect Indo-Western diva look!

Summery Whites

Nothing looks more chic than neutral shades like ivory, cream and beige in summer wear. This off-white shimmery lycra dress, embellished with a necklace-style golden border, has a beautiful drape style that is ideal for summer parties.

Last September’s New York Fashion Week witnessed many gorgeous white and off-white gowns o the runway for Marchesa’s Spring/Summer 2016 collection. Long flowy white gowns are reminiscent of daytime and church weddings. Just as a white wedding can inspire the long gown, similarly wedding gowns can also go shorter. Justin Alexander recently revealed bridal dresses with asymmetrical hemlines in his Spring/Summer 2016 wedding collection.

Look glam and stylish at your summer parties this year wearing a flared princess gown in white, fabricated from net and embellished with a touch of gold.

Peaches And Cream

Look peachy at your next spring party in one of these designer gowns online; these pretty pastel and shaded draped-style gowns are available readymade on the Internet. Select these ethnic long dresses having a more Indian design, thanks to the drape and embroidery.

Asymmetrical Hemlines

Spring/Summer is also the best time to experiment with fashion, which means you can play with the length of your dress. You can’t go wrong with long, but short, mid-length and asymmetrical hems can be worn in different ways.

Coral is a trendy colour and comes in beautiful shades of red, pink and peach on chiffon and georgette materials. When pretty corals are blended into a multi-layered chiffon gown with a raw silk bodice, it looks oh so chic! Georgette asymmetrical gowns in coral look glam, especially if it is embellished with golden, floral embroidery and full sequins work on the yoke. A beautiful drape style shimmery lycra dress, enhanced with golden necklace-style border, would be ideal for summer parties.

Ready-made Long Gowns

Instantly slip into a ready-made designer dress for that sudden summer party you were invited to, by selecting from a variety of vibrant hues ideal for Spring/Summer wear.

Fashion Tips: Women’s Dresses

It is fair to say that the majority of women love fashion and wearing beautiful clothing. It is probably equally fair to say, that only a minority of women choose to wear dresses as part of their clothing. There are many reasons for this, but mostly it is due to a lack in confidence in their ability to carry-off a casual and natural air when wearing dresses.

However, there is nothing more simple, or easy, to wear than a casual dress. Here, we will offer some advice on the types of dresses available today, in the hope that by understanding a little, a lot of confidence can be gained and that perhaps a few more women will experiment with their clothing and begin to wear dresses with poise and self-assurance. If just one woman changes her mind, and decides to experiment with dresses, then this article has done its job correctly.

There are various styles of dress, which can be separated into different categories depending on their cut. There are many styles of dress, from the casual dress that can be worn every day, to the formal dress that is generally worn only on special occasions. In this latter category is the gown, made famous through various fairytales, such as Cinderella and Rapunzel – and many girls spend their childhoods dreaming of the opportunity when they can finally wear a gown themselves.

In adulthood, there are many opportunities for wearing such a dress, most notable are the end-of-school Dinner Dance, graduation ceremonies, and most of all, weddings. The gown style dress is arguably the most feminine style of dress, flattering the figure in a manner that is attractive, and yet, not too revealing. Although they are not ‘sexy’ in the sense that a little black dress may be, they are supremely alluring nonetheless.

Beyond the gown, there are various styles of casual dress, such as the mini-dress, the sheath dress, the shift dress, the sweater dress…so much so, in fact, that women are spoilt for choice. And given the incredible range of dresses that can be found, there is certain to be a cut/style to suit even the most ardent of dress-protesters! Dresses can make a statement to the world about the type of person you are, saying ‘I am confident, chic, and sure of who I am’ – no other item of clothing can boast quite that reputation, with the exception, perhaps, of the stiletto heel.

Different countries have different traditions when it comes to wearing dresses, and indeed, even in the UK, until the Women’s Movement of the 1960s, it was practically unheard of for women to wear trousers!

The Five Most Popular African Clothing Styles for Men

African clothing styles for men have come a long way and have evolved from traditions dating back hundreds of years ago. There is a wide selection of fashionable clothing for African men, that comes in various colours, design, materials, and styles. These clothing styles are usually designed to correspond to various functions and occasions.

Here are the top five African clothing styles for men:

1. Kente

Arguably, Kente is the best known and the most celebrated of all African clothing styles. It is considered as the embodiment of the African heritage that is known all over the world. Traditionally, Kente is made from African silk originating from the Ashanti Kingdom of Ghana. This African design for men, dating back almost 400 years ago, is intended to be worn only by kings and chiefs. The geometric pattern, colour and design of every piece of Kente come with specific meanings. Aside from making a statement, it also embodies the creativity, life experiences, religious beliefs, cultural heritage, and family line of the wearer.

2. The Grand Boubou

The Grand Boubou is the definition of African masculinity. This four-piece garment for men is a brilliant piece of clothing is a popular African attire for men, hand crafted only by the most skilful tailors. The entire ensemble would include pants, top, Boubou outer garment, and Kufi hat. The grand Boubou, originally made in Ghana and Gambia, comes with meticulously embroidered gold patterns that would normally take several weeks to complete.

3. Dashikis

Generally made from African print, lace, silk, brocade, suiting or cotton fabrics, Dashikis is either loose-fitting or tailored shirt, often in the V-shape neckline. This fine piece of African clothing style for men comes with simple or elaborate embroidery patterns, especially along the sleeve, chest and necklines. Modern dashikis come in various designs and patterns; however, the traditional look is well preserved. In some instances, the shapes of Dashiki necklines vary in many shapes and forms, such as square, rounded or closed necklines. Although Dashikis are commonly worn in West Africa, this clothing style for men is also becoming popular in other parts of Africa.

4. Brocade Suits

Brocade Suits, often comes with gold embellishment, is one of the most invigorating African clothing styles for men. This bold, brocade pant set made from luxurious cotton brocade fabric, denotes the African roots of the wearer. This fine piece of clothing becomes even more sophisticated because of the detailed embroidery, throughout the fabric.

5. Yoruba

This traditional African clothing style is widely used in Nigeria. Yoruba clothes are called by different names, depending on the particular style or design. It is called Agbada, as a four-piece apparel consisting of a hat, Buba, embroidered pants, and a flowing Agbada. Sometimes, it is also considered as African Bariga, an apparel that is comprised of a long sleeved shirt, a hat, and embroidered pants, and a flowing Buba.

African clothing styles are generally characterized by dazzling shapes, bright colours, multicoloured patterns, and bold designs. They also come with an assortment of accessories, head wraps, caps, hats, shoes and many more.