Friday, January 16, 2009

Men and Women Plus Fashion

essemorcI was talking to one of my guy friends the other day about the importance of being thin. It is not about the number, so stop obsessing on that! He said, if a girl knows how to show off what she has, he could care less about her weight. Most guys and ladies, don't care about it. They only care about how you present and carry yourself. Any body type, man or woman, can look good with what they got all you need is to take a few fashion tips for your particular shape. And remember, keeping healthy (and I don't mean thin, just healthy) will show and make you look even better regardless of your weight. But anyways, onto fashion!

If your a plus sized gal, you should try clothes that compliment your figure. Throw away those plain, loose t-shirts and trade them in for a baby doll top. Which is not only cute, but will also hide your stomach and compliment your chest. When shopping try to find shirts that highlight your best qualities. And I don't necessarily mean indiscreetly, just a top that will show what you got. And maybe you want a shirt that will slim your waist, try belt or cinched style shirts. As for bottoms try, darker colored jeans with a boot cut style will give your legs a taller, skinnier look. (especially with some high-heeled boots.) And as they always say, black is quite slimming. Well any deep color will seem to have a better fit look to them. Which also, never forget the importance of wearing your size. Too small and too big of clothing will make you seem larger than you actually are. If needed you should never hesitate to get measured.

And if your a bigger man, just know most women aren't looking for the body builders. The only initial turn off for the average woman would be looking "sloppy", just remember to take pride in your appearance. Most women like clean, cut, confident men. Pin-striped, button up shirts with a plain undershirt is casual, yet respectable and eye-catching. And if you want to wear a regular t-shirt, adding some accessories like a nice jacket will give you a tall, thin look to your outfit. Just be sure to stay away from stretchy bands that tighten at the bottom, especially if you have a bit of a stomach they can make you appear larger.

These are just a few tricks to show off what you have, and not hide the important attractive features. But mainly shopping at stores with specified plus sizes, will be beneficial. For them to be successful, they make clothes specifically for bigger people. Not just in sizes, but in styles and cuts. And I can understand, it can be very difficult to find stores that actually sell quality plus clothing sizes. My shopping for larger clothes is becoming more and more popular with the vast variety of sizes, you can find just about anything to fit. And I would recommend taking a look for the wide range of styles. If you have ever been to a store and fell in love with an outfit, yet they only made it for the thin and curve-less, look online. Usually you can find exactly what your looking for in your size rather than being limited to the malls choices. Just remember when picking clothes out, anyone can look good by dressing to show off the body type they have, rather than hide it.

Solitaire Ring Set in 14k Y/Gold With CZ

You'll enjoy it!

My item is:

  • New
  • In excellent condition
  • 14k Yellow Gold
  • Center Stone: 7mm round; ~1.75CT Cubic Zirconia
  • Side Stones: 3mm each, nine round Cut Cubic Zirconias
  • Weight: 9.1 grams
  • Setting for center stone: Prong
  • Setting for side stones: Channel
  • Size: 6
  • With high polish

This listing features a beautiful "s" style solitaire ring set in 14k yellow solid gold. The center stone is a 7 mm cubic zirconia, ~1.75 ct set in a prong setting. The side nine stones are 3 mm round cut cubic zirconias set in a channel setting. The weight of the ring is 9.1 grams and is in size 6, but can be resized for an additional charge. The stones are clear, bright, high quality machine cut cubic zirconias. Shop with us and have a chance to customize your jewelry. You have your choice of either white or yellow gold. Check out our ebay store for more solitaire ring selections. We combine shipping on multiple items. We also offer priority shipping upon request and for an additional charge. 15613

***Please indicate choice of white or yellow gold on your paypal payment under the notes section. Please note: This is the only way we can guarantee you will receive the gold of your choice.***

  • Payment must be received within 7 days of auction close or store purchase.
  • We welcome paypal and money orders and accept personal checks, however, shipping will be delayed for 2 weeks for personal checks.
  • We provide priority shipping upon request and additional payment.

White Silk Satin Wedding Bridal Shoe

This New Dyeable White Silk Satin Pump is a size 10M with a 2 1/2" heel. Free shipping within the USA. Canadian shipments are ONLY $18.00. Other International shipping is $28.00. Stocked in all sizes - B5-10,11 in White. Let us know what size you wish to order and we will put your special order on ebay. Visit us at: ShoesbyMulmar The dye charge on shoes ordered in different sizes is only $12.00

New White Satin Dyeable Sandals Wedding Shoes


This White Dyeable Satin Pump is being offered in a size 8.5M with a 2 5/8" heel. Free shipping within the USA. Shipments to Canada are only $18.00. Other International shipping is $28.00. Stocked in all sizes - B5-11,12. Let us know what size you wish to order and we will put your special order on ebay. Visit us at: Shoes by Mulmar Visit our web site for BRIDESMAIDS SHOES, with free shipping.

New White Dyeable Silk Satin Wedding Shoes


The information and description of this White Dyeable Silk Satin Shoe is in the picture. The size being offer is a size 8M with a 3 1/2" heel. The regular retail price is $95.50, our special price for this shoe is ONLY $85.50 with free shipping within the USA. International shipping is $28.00. Stocked in all sizes - B5-11. Though shown dyed ivory, this shoe will come in a stock white. Let us know what size you wish to order and we will put your special order on ebay. There is a dye charge of $12.00, add this to your payment. Visit us at: Shoes by Mulmar

The 7th Annual Readers' Choice Beauty Awards

The glosses, moisturizers, shampoos and scrubs you told us you couldn't live without.

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Under $10 Pantene Pro-V Ice Shine Shampoo
Over $10 Aveda Rosemary Mint Shampoo

Under $10 Pantene Pro-V Ice Shine Conditioner
Over $10 Aveda Rosemary Mint Conditioner

Styling product
Under $10 Pantene Pro-V Sheer Volume Body Builder Volumizing Mousse
Over $10 Joico Ice Amplifier Volumizing Mousse

Colouring kit
A tie between Clairol Perfect 10 by Nice ’n Easy and L’Oréal Paris Féria Multi-Faceted Shimmering Colour

Highlighting kit
L’Oréal Paris Couleur Experte

Hair salon
James Barclay Aveda Spa ⁄Salon, Winnipeg

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Under $20 Maybelline Great Lash
Over $20 Lancôme Définicils High Definition Mascara

Under $15 Cover Girl Eye Enhancers 1-Kit Shadows
Over $15 M.A.C Mineralize Eye Shadow (Duo)

Under $15 A tie between Rimmel Spark it Up and Revlon ColorStay Eyeliner
Over $15 Lancôme Stylo Waterproof Long Lasting EyeLiner

Under $20 Physicians Formula Shimmer Strips Custom Bronzer
Over $20 M.A.C Bronzing Powder

Under $12 Avon Ideal Shade Concealer Stick
Over $12 M.A.C Studio Finish SPF 35

Reader fave
Smashbox Cream Eye Liner in “Caviar”
“Glides on like hot butter. Doesn’t flake, run or disappear during the day.”—Kym Shwaluke, Winnipeg.

MAKEUP cont'd

Under $20 Cover Girl TruBlend Liquid Make-up
Over $20 M.A.C Studio Fix Fluid SPF 15 Foundation

Under $20 Cover Girl Cheekers Blush
Over $20 Nars The Multiple

Under $20 Cover Girl TruBlend Pressed Powder
Over $20 M.A.C Select Sheer ⁄ Pressed Powder

Under $20 Avon Glazewear Extreme Gloss
Over $20 Lancôme Color Fever Gloss

Under $20 Cover Girl Outlast All-Day Lipcolor
Over $20 M.A.C Pro Longwear Lust re Lipcolour

Reader fave
Laura Mercier Secret Camouflage
“I would give up everything else in my makeup bag for it alone!”—Aimee Garcia, Burlington, Ont.

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Under $25 Yves Rocher Bio Specific Pore Expert Pore Refining Moisturizer
Over $25 Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion

Miracle cream
Under $30 Lush Celestial Moisturizer
Over $30 Clinique Turnaround Concentrate Visible Skin Renewer

Under $15 Olay Total Effect s 7-in-1 Revitalizing Foaming Cleanser
Over $15 Clinique Foaming Mousse Cleanser

Eye cream
Under $35 Olay Definity Illuminating Eye Treatment
Over $35 Clinique All About Eyes Rich

Spa facial Aveda Green Science Facial at Civello Oakville Salon and Spa, Oakville, Ont.

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FACE cont'd

Lip balm
Under $10 Blistex Lip Medex
Over $10 Elizabeth Grant Moisturizing Stick

Under $45 Olay Regenerist Daily Regenerating Serum
Over $45 Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair Concentrate Recovery Boosting Treatment

Under $20 St. Ives Exfoliating Apricot Scrub
Over $20 Clinique 7 Day Scrub Cream Rinse-Off Formula

Under $25 Yves Rocher Botanical Purifying Peel-Off Mask
Over $25 Elizabeth Grant Biocollasis Gold Advanced Cellular Radiance

Under $20 Coppertone Sunscreen Lotion SPF 30
Over $20 A tie between Clinique Super City Block Oil-Free Daily Face Protect or SPF 25 and Vichy Capital Soleil Mexoryl XL Ultra Fluid Sun Protect ion SPF 30

Reader fave
Shiseido Bio-Performance Advanced Super Revitalizer Cream
“It feels like my skin is drinking and eating this cream, like it’s a really good meal.”—Geneviève Bessette, Montreal

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Under $12 Dove Go Fresh Cool Moisture Beauty Bar in Cucumber & Green Tea
Over $12 Aveda Rosemary Mint Bath Bar

Body scrub
Under $10 St. Ives Exfoliating Apricot Moisturizing Body Wash
Over $10 The Body Shop Coconut Body Scrub

Body wash
Under $10 Dove Deep Moisture Beauty Body Wash
Over $10 The Body Shop Satsuma Bath & Shower Gel

Razor Gillette Venus Embrace

Shave cream
Under $5 A tie between Gillette Satin Care Sensitive Skin Shave Gel and Skintimate Skintherapy Moisturizing Shave Gel for Sensitive Skin
Over $5 Aveeno Positively Smooth Shave Gel

Spa massage Utopia Royal Massage at Spa Utopia & Salon, Vancouver

Spa product line Yon-Ka

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BODY cont'd

Under $20 Coppertone- Sport Sunscreen Lotion SPF 30
Over $20 Vichy Capital Soleil Body Sunscreen Spray SPF 15

Under $18 Jergens Natural Glow Daily Moisturizer
Over $18 Clarins Self Tanning Instant Gel

Body lotion
Under $10 Vaseline Intensive Rescue Extra Strength Hypoallergenic Lotion
Over $10 The Body Shop Coconut Body Butter

Cellulite cream
Under $20 Nivea Body Good-bye Cellulite Gel
Over $20 Biotherm Celluli Laser

Teeth whitener Crest Whitest Strips Premium

Toothpaste A tie between Crest Pro-Health Clean Mint Past e and Colgate Max Fresh Breath Strips Whitening Toothpaste

Dental floss Oral-B Satin Floss

Reader fave
Keri Original Dry Skin Lotion
“I’m addicted to the luxurious feel. My skin is so smooth from using it for over 20 years.” —Floramy Hawkins, Port Moody, B.C
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Women’s under $40 Avon Christian Lacroix Rouge
Women’s over $40 Chanel Coco Mademoiselle

Men’s under $40 Avon Derek Jeter Driven Black
Men’s over $40 Calvin Klein Obsession for Men

Nail polish
For hands, under $9 Sally Hansen Hard as Nails Xtreme Wear in “Purple Potion”
For hands, over $9 OPI Nail Lacquer in “Lincoln Park After Dark”

For feet, under $9 Sally Hansen No Chip 10 Day Nail Colour in “Certainly Cherry”
For feet, over $9 OPI Nail Lacquer in “I’m Not Really a Waitress”

Basecoat under $9 Sally Hansen Hard as Nails
Basecoat over $9 OPI Start-to-Finish Base Coat, Top Coat & Nail Strengthener

Topcoat under $9 Sally Hansen Diamond Strength Diamond Shine Base & Top Coat
Topcoat over $9 OPI Top Coat

Spa treatments
Manicure Lux-Spa, Toronto
Pedicure Stillwater Spa, Calgary

Reader fave
Annick Goutal Vétiver
“My husband has been wearing this for the past 10 years, and every time I smell it, it gives me goosebumps”—Leslie Chauvet, Montreal

Keep reading to find out our beauty editors' picks for their favourite lip balm, scubs, skin creams and more.

Edited by Adriana Ermter & Lesa Hannah
Photography by Maja Hajduk; hair and makeup by Sabrina Rinaldi for Judy Inc.; product photography by Christopher Stevenson; product styling by Briana Mirabelli
Special thanks to John Carstens and Amanda Loisier

Celine Dion Parfums

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Celine Dion by Celine Dion Parfums for women

1.7 oz Eau De Toilette EDT Spray(NEW)

Celine Dion by Celine Dion Parfums for women

Celine Dion Parfums contains an inspiring blend of light, luscious florals including water lily, orange blossom, and exotic tiare flower, balanced with warm, rich amber, sheer musk, and pristine blonde woods, the result is a scent that's perfect for every

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