Mini Dress Styling Benefits

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Another Mini dress. Why do I love the mini dress? All about styling benefits; what? Yeas, go down and read its own positive angles:

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2. The mini dress is a versatile choice for all seasons. By adding a trench coat or a blazer in winter and a pair of sandals in summer.

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3. When you are in rush.

 Have you been there? Late in the morning, exclusive meeting, reunion, breakfast invitation? So grab a mini dress! The reason is to get rid of matching and styling four pieces together. As you see just a hand made scarf or a long necklace. You are almost done with the accessorizing. you are free to spend the ten minutes get ready with makeup and hair.

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Mini dress styling benefits by www.tobelikealady.com

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Sexy Sunday Brand Review

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Happy Monday! I hope you all have started  your week with nice feelings. In this post you will see one of my favorite Sunday Looks. This post have been published on my Fashion and Beauty blog. I did some changes on the blog’s appearance; I really would like to know your opinion about its look. You can also follow the blog on Twitter and Instagram as  @tobelikealady

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Sunday means most comfortable clothes! But Sexy either. How you can make a simple top as sexy as possible. We want more, a touch of feminine. Having so much signs of elegance in your outfit. In result, you see if there is an outfit with all the said standards, it will empower you and your life, your confidence about how you look. I know, I know everything starts from inside, nevertheless who can deny the power of clothes!

 

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You might be surprised with Spring/ Summer collection in the beginning of Fall. In tropical climate your airy cool cotton pieces are always in. It never gets cold here to not be able to wear such these kind of collections.

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I have to mention another important issue about the Interviews and Brand reviews post that non of these are sponsored or paid post.

White Mini Dress

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Today I am here again with another Posts of www.tobelikealady.com 

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White Cotton, White Chiffon, White jeans, White fluffy fabrics; all kind of white materials. I adore all. To me it is impossible to imagine a person who his/her wardrobe is growing without white pieces. It is a symbolic winter color and a trick and either solution for summer. You can have it and be sure it is the proper season color all around the year.

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I am in love with this mini dress. I chose it immediately from the racks in Perinolahg Boutique on shooting day. As You know and may have seen the previous posts of Perinola Brand here and here; Also the interview with Helena Gil founder of Perinola, my beautiful model Shantal Kleiner is flawless in this outfit. The information you need to follow is down below:

Model: Shantal Kleiner

Her Instagram: Shantalina

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Chiffon Top and Golden Print Skirt

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This Post is also one my recent works which has been published on www.tobelikealady.com ( My fashion and beauty blog); You can follow the blog on Instagram and Twitter as: @tobelikealady

The Look that you see is from Spring/ Summer 2014 collection by Perinola. Let me tell you a bit about the beautiful points of the pieces I have put together. A see through chiffon top has some details which add an edgy accent to it. The basic developed inspiration on the current Perinola collection is The Pompones. In other word, the Main Dress of this collection that is so versatile has been powered by this smart decoration called “Pom pones” That I will write about it in the future post.

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The “Pompones bands” are on the chest on this top . I did get the advantage of it as a Body Jewelry. The same color of bands helped with creating a complex visionary beauty. Actually a wide waist of the skirt is an effective part of it. Gold color is one of those that goes with all skin colors and says the glamour story about the look. The result of the combined pieces is an absolute effortless view of the Body.

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Top and Skirt from Perinola Spring/ Summer Collection 2014

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She Wears Perinola

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This post published on my Fashion and Beauty Blog about two weeks ago. I am so happy to share that here with you. You can follow me on Instagram: @tobelikealady

 

 

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Helena Gil

 

I really like to write an intro for the interview but it is truly detailed. Her brand is called Perinola! The boutique is actually a very beautiful cozy house with an amazing garden. She says:  My name is Helena Gil, I was born the 24th February 1989 in Caracas, Venezuela. I studied in the Merici Academy, afterwards I went to Paris for 6 months to study French Civilization, and I came back to Caracas to study Liberal Arts in La Universidad Metropolitana. During my education I participated in the Model United Nations, in the college newspaper as a writer, and in other extracurricular activities. I have more questions and she is going to answer them:

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What made you to start the Perinolahg boutique?

I always say that my mother had to do a lot with my creativity. I started designing my cloth when I was 15, and continued doing that till I was 19 when I met one of the woman who works with me currently making the cloth. When I met her, I realized I can convert my hobby into a career.  So I started to create my own brand called Perinola. Perinola, refers to a traditional game. Our philosophy is to be authentic, play with your clothes, express yourself and be free.

Who does choose the patterns?

I do all the selecting stuff, and designing.  I have another friend who helps me with the sales, and another one who works exclusively with the sales in the other stores.

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Tell us about the producing process?

I work with a group of seamstresses who sew at their homes or at their own workshops.

What kind of equipment do you need?

I buy the Tie Dye Fabrics that we create our own and unique patterns. The artist who makes it for us is a specialist in Batik and Tie Dye technique with almost 40 years of experience. For all the process we need swing machines, irons, cutting tables, needles, etc.

Why do you think it is necessary to start your business in this age?

Right now we are dealing with one of the biggest crisis in Venezuela. Every day it gets more difficult to import, so anything which is made in Venezuela is more profitable. The challenge is to keep going, in such difficult country, where everything you want to accomplish is harder than anywhere else.

Which brand, you are inspired by?

I’m inspired by EPK, a Venezuelan chain store has kids clothing line. They produce a “high” quality, nice designed products with an affordable price.

Your favorite brands? Besides Perinola, underground, unknown brands. For example, I have this vintage, lace, nude dress I bought in a flea market, which I love.

Who is the most inspiring designer to you? CarolinaHerrera, because she knows how to keep her own and personal touch but she updates and renew her brand constantly.

Where do you see the Venezuelan Fashion industry in the future? It is difficult to say that right now, most of our talents immigrate to other countries, seeking for better opportunities and quality of life. But if we present our performance in the international fashion industry we will accomplish a lot. For instance, CarolinaHerrera, Ángel Sanchez. So I wish, in the future, we could have the talented designers here in Venezuela developing  their own land.

What are your future plans to expand your brand?

My future plans for Perinola is to have a representation in all states of the Venezuela and continue expanding the brand throughout the other countries. Right now we sell in Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama, Miami and Venezuela.

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What do you do in a daily routine?

I do everything, the secret is to stay focused and organized. I design, I monitor the production, make sure it’s on time and well done, the PerinolaLovers come to the boutique, we call our clients,  doing the accounting and financial controls. I organize fashion the events, I do all the marketing and the publicity of the brand…

Which pieces are your favorites from the current collection? The Vestido de Pompones, because is multifaceted, and highlights the best part of your body, and the Tie Dye robe, because it is unique fresh, Boho and super original.

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The Second Part of New Place

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I believe in the happiness some pieces carry on. The beloved objects which never are out of fashion or even better, not out of your heart. I talked before about a limited numbers of ours here and the reasons. Furthermore, making a new soulless apartment as a sweet home is not easy! Using the less possible facilities to decorate is an art that I have learned through the numerous moving!

 

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First part of my new place was published more than a week ago, I believe and you can check it out here. Read my tips to decorate your territory with less space and less pieces:

1. Take your memories with you, Ours are the stones you see, shells, His small cars, vintage dishes and etc. Thus you always have a pile of cute objects to decorate with.

2. Take advantage of the furniture you are presented by the new place; Each apartment has something which are new to us a new habitant. So embrace them and rock them.

3. Deep cleaning everything. I can’t sit, eat and sleep in a new apartment with out washing and cleaning everything! It makes me relax and guarantee that here is safe.

4. Play with cabinet, vases bed, TV and other ones, to find the proper combination; Change the way of locating. Listen to your unconscious voice till find the final model you like. I did. I change the replace the armchairs. It made me feel nice.

5. Be Creative; each number is not possible without having the creativity in your eyes.

 

Impression in La Colonia Tovar

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In case you are interested to see more about where we stayed during our weekend trip, these photos may satisfy you. It was like old European houses and was my second time in this hotel, but this experience was totally different. First, because their services have raised and I believe they are in a better situation of hosting knowledge than before.

Nevertheless, let me to clear something here, If I am so excited that much, the reason is that I have been to so many hotels in Venezuela. Generally, the tourism industry in this country is not the best one in the world and all the problems start by SERVICES, Hotels are the worst part of this industry. You have to prepare yourself to look for towels and tooth paste! You have to prepare yourself for the most horrible cocktails in the Hotels’ bars. So based on the this quick introduction, I have to say that everywhere was clean and neat, the staff are kind fast and really good at their duties. Rooms have a traditional decorations, hot water is available, clean towels are and your room will be cleaned every single day. The food and drinks are incredible as well. The rest of joy is the nature.

Just in case you have not read the previous part the trip, La colonia Tovar is a village near the Caracas. The hotel I am talking about is: Hotel Selva Negra.

Pool Area

Pool Area

The rooms

The rooms

Kids area

Kids area

Spa Salon

Spa Salon