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Boyfriend Dressing

Posted: April 27, 2010 in Boyfriend dressing
Boyfriend shorts, boyfriend cardigan, boyfriend jeans, boyfriend watches and now boyfriend jackets. In fact, one of the key trends of the past 2009 was ‘boyfriend dressing.’ The guys must be thinking – not again. But, there is something about a woman in a man’s clothes. It’s all about blending into a man’s world. Coco Chanel was the first to exemplify boyfriend dressing during the 1920’s and, it is still a major hit in the fashion world.


The idea is to dress like a man, while still maintaining the feminine appeal. Many Hollywood celebrities like Madonna, Kate Moss and Katherine Hepburn, Angelina Jolie etc, epitomize the style with ease and grace. The impact is strong at fashion shows as well. It is basically for women who have the style and can effortlessly pull off the look.

It is easy to wear with a little imagination and flair. Wear any one piece of ‘boyfriend clothes,’ such as ‘boyfriend jeans’ or ‘boyfriend jacket’ and mix and match with the feminine pieces. Play with contrasts. Keep your make-up simple and natural. Add attitude, by pushing up the sleeves or rolling up the trouser bottoms.

Strut in the highest heel you can wear as they add that spice to your look. Make use of trendy and chic accessories to complement the look. You don’t necessarily have to borrow your boyfriend’s clothes. There are trendy pieces in the market that is especially made for the women. Finally, keep ‘boyfriend dressing,’ for the more casual occasions and do remember to wear it with an ‘attitude.’


Boyfriend Jeans

Posted: July 12, 2009 in Boyfriend dressing

Katie Holmes created the trend by wearing hubby Tom Cruise’s jeans and Victoria Beckham too borrowed David Beckham’s jeans by creating a bold style statement. It is said that Katie Holmes wore it for three days at a row. Whatever it may be, she sure sensationalized the fashion world. The style is tight around the rear and relaxed in the legs. Whether or not boyfriend jeans is going to be a trend or a fad, it’s more about people getting it right. Here’s how you can wear it!

• The jeans doesn’t have to be your boyfriend’s because the market is flooded with the style made for women that channel the look.

• Look for a straight cut rather than a flared or a boot cut style as it doesn’t suit the look.

• The trend is to turn them up at the bottom exposing a bit of your ankle. They have to sit just above the ankle.

• Pair them up with a more feminine top. However, you can always pair it up with a tight tee or a hoody which is equally flattering. And, keep the top simple.

• Opt for a nice wide belt.

• Strappy sandals or killer heels work well with this style.

• Do not opt for very tight ones. Choose a pair that is loose, yet flattering at the hips.

• The older a boyfriend jeans look, the hotter it makes you look.

And, you really don’t have to wear your hubby’s or boyfriend’s jeans. The market is flooded with styles made for women, that reflect the look.

So what are you waiting for? Just grab a pair a boyfriend jeans and be ready to take the world by storm.