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The utility of the denim jacket  

Denim jackets are all the rage in the world of fashion. Sometimes fashion can be a very expensive hobby, especially for those who want to keep up with the trends. In an ever-evolving industry, what’s in this season is out the next. For this reason, many culture-conscious people realize the power of an evergreen. They know how to locate classic pieces which will look great on them for years to come. And, denim jackets most definitely fall within that category.

Denim jackets pair well with dress slacks and shoes. A nice look for a business lunch or outing. For casual looks, you may want to consider pairing your jacket with fun, trendy pants and your favorite t-shirt. Denim jackets can easily dress up or down. Oversized denim jackets at affordable pricepoints are available here.

Versatile nature

Denim jackets are best known for their versatility. They can range from business-like to more informal, everyday clothing. This fluctuation in function gives you more value for the money you spend on your jacket.

The denim jacket has always been a staple item in fashion. They are often fabricated of high quality fabric and are extremely comfortable to wear. Purchasing a denim jacket at a department store or your favorite designer boutique may leave a small dent in your wallet, but it’s well worth it.

Fabric and designs of jackets

They also include making sure that the fabric and designs of your jacket are in line with your goal of buying it. For formal wear, you need to have solid block colors and less casual designs such as distressed or dull. When going informally, you often have a wide range of options to choose from. Stone wash or lighy styles are just a few of them. Be sure you choose the style that matches your jacket’s default use because it will ensure that you get the best value for your money.

Often times a women’s traditional denim jacket are crafted with a diagonal ribbing feature. These jackets are commonly used in a workers’ wardrobe, but have become one of the most popular types of clothing. Some of the best denim jacket options are now being showcased at stylist.co.uk.

Women denim jackets

Many women appreciate denim jackets because of their durability and comfort. The denim jacket is usually painted in blue and indigo to create a stylish look. Today they’re loads of denim dresses in various colors available. Furthermore, luxury brands are producing well-made denim jackets and products for both men and women to enjoy.

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TALKING TRENDS WITH FASHION GURU, KELLY HELFMAN

On February 5th,  leaders and tastemakers in the fashion industry will descend upon Las Vegas for MAGIC, the most comprehensive fashion marketplace in the U.S. Over three days,  fashion insiders will look at what’s to come in apparel, footwear, accessories and even manufacturing.

We caught up with Kelly Helfman to hear about the latest in trends for women. Helfman is President of West Coast Women’s including several shows – WWDMAGIC, PROJECT WOMENS, STITCH and POOL, and has a deep love of all things fashion related. She is absolutely one to watch when it comes to trends!

“At MAGIC, fashionistas will see the most-chic brands and the hottest emerging designers all under one roof. It’s a can’t-miss shopping experience complete with live music, happy hours, networking events, and speakers like Tori Spelling, Delilah and Amelia Hamlin, The Bella Twins, Camila Coelho and more.”

Below are a few highlights Helfman shared with us:

BURNT ORANGE

Orange is still the new black! No doubt about it. It all began in 2018, with rust and a smoky shade of copper, and in 2020 it’s a stunning burnt orange. Not Halloween orange but a tasteful orange take on rust.  Its bold-but-not over the top and its fun while also very chic.  Give it a try in the new decade.  Branch out.

STATEMENT COATS

The statement coat serves a purpose (keep you warm) and should add a dash of style and personality. I say go for a coat that is unforgettable, brave and fun! With a killer statement coat, what’s underneath can be extremely simple. Let the coat do the talking.

SKIRTS WITH SLITS

This can be worn a zillion different ways. From mini to maxi and everything in between – this silhouette is flattering and omnipresent. It can take you from coffee to shopping to date night and still look perfect. Do NOT be afraid of a high dramatic slit. Give it a go.

THE TURTLENECK

Turtlenecks are here with a vengeance. It’s a chic classic that always delivers. Steve Jobs loved a good turtleneck, as did Audrey Hepburn. It’s gone from alternative cool to preppy to chic and now it’s SO 2020!

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Tips for selecting a wide array of ladies wrist watches

Women’s wrist watches gained popularity shortly after the infamous pendant watches stopped production. Women liked pendants because they could hang them around their neck or keep them in a dress pocket. In those days, it was women who had more opportunity to display their watches because it also doubled as a fashion accessory. Now they’re tons of beautiful looking women’s wrist watches on the market. They come in many styles, sizes and designs which would make any watch lover ecstatic. Every year, new units are launched, and almost every successful woman is now in full ownership of one. To maintain a solid collection, you must possess at least one of each type. They’re very accessible and readily available at tudor alongside of other designer pieces.

Sports watches

It’s perfect for an assertive woman who holds an active lifestyle. No matter the sport, water-resistant watches also include other advanced features like stopwatch and timer. Sports watches are thinner for women than men. There are a ton of brands which can be found on Amazon.

Clocks and Watches

They usually come with a thin, comfortable leather strap. Normally they have no velcro or rubber strap component as it’s a must for every woman’s daily wardrobe set.

Jewelry Watches

They are the most critical. It takes months to years fabricate such timepieces. These are made by a master craftsman and are usually made with precious stones and materials. The stones are finely tuned and matched for a very clean and unpretentious look. They are considered the most expensive in the wrist watche category.

Attractive looking women’s watches

Great looking women’s wrist watches have undergone an evolution from pendant styling to wrist watch types. Whatever your personality type, you can be sure to find something that is right for you. It’s just as important that you wear something that makes you look and feel comfortable.

Neutral watches subjects

If you don’t possess much of a budget, get something that is neutral. That means you shouldn’t purchase something that looks trendy or too formal. Choosing the right timepiece isn’t just about buying something cheaper. It’s about selecting something that’s stylish and fits your personality as well as overall wardrobe.

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FIT – The Force of Fashion

By Vaughn Lowery

The Museum at FIT has a fashion exhibition which runs til May 9, 2020. Curated by Emma McClendon, this induction is extremely informative. Chronicling the sartorial themes of style in Paris, the entire display is informative yet seamless. Kudos to FIT for giving the general public a crash course into the world of artistic impression and design.

For additional information go HERE.

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KENZIE – MOTIVES

Singer, songwriter and recording artist kenzie released her highly anticipated new single “MOTIVES” today, which is available via all digital retailers and streaming services. The track’s release coincides with the release of the single’s accompanying music video (directed by Lillie Rosemary Wojcik), also out today via YouTube.
 
“MOTIVES” is an energetic pop track about female empowerment and strength, which are further exemplified in the music video’s direction by Wojcik and choreography by Rumer Noel. The video is produced by LYRE, an all-female production team consisting of Alina Smith and Elli Moore. The single, which kenzie co-wrote with Smith, Moore and Fransisca Hall, is kenzie’s second release with Arista Records since signing with the label in July 2019. The sophomore track follows the release of her single “HOT.”

In November 2018 kenzie released her album Phases, which featured the singles “Nothing on Us” and “Wonderful,” written by Grammy-nominated songwriters Sia and Jesse Shatkin. Prior to Phases, kenzie recorded “Day & Night” with Johnny Orlando. In 2017 she released the single “Monsters (aka Haters)” and followed this success with her singles “Teamwork,” “Breathe” and “What If.”

At just 15 years old, kenzie has become one of the most influential rising stars of Generation Z. She has made a splash in the entertainment industry garnering a massive social media presence of over 30 million followers across several platforms, and her music videos have collectively received over 200 million views.

For more about kenzie, visit:
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Youtube
 

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24 HOURS OF TOUGHNESS

G-SHOCK’S “24 HOURS OF TOUGHNESS” SERIES COMES TO A CLOSE WITH STAR-STUDDED HERO FILM

Final Video Stars Fashion Designer Emily Oberg, Professional Surfer Malia Manuel and Musician / Actress Meg Donnelly

Today, Casio G-SHOCK launches the hero film recapping its first-ever “24 Hours of Toughness” series, a campaign centered around powerful and influential women who operate outside the traditional 9 to 5.

Spotlighted in the 50-second video are Influencer / Fashion Designer Emily Oberg, who is seen designing the latest collection for her label Sporty & Rich, Professional Surfer Malia Manuel who we follow through Kauai, Hawaii for a day both on and off the board, and Musician / Actress Meg Donnelly who balances recording new music while appearing as Taylor Otto on ABC’s hit sitcom “American Housewife.”

The series, which celebrates these women as exemplars of absolute toughness, provides viewers with a glimpse at their non‐traditional schedules by following their creative process over the course of 24 hours. 

The hero film, which features all three women can be viewed in its entirety here: http://bit.ly/GSHOCKFinal24Hrs.

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Four Seasons × Marc Jacobs

Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown today announces the launch of a limited-edition sweatshirt by Marc Jacobs in celebration of New York Fashion Week 2019. Featuring an apple motif that pays homage to New York, in addition to the iconic brands of Four Seasons and Marc Jacobs, the sweatshirt is the first collaboration of its kind for both brands and was designed to celebrate the union of two storied institutions and a mutual love for all things New York City.

Since starting his namesake label in 1984, Marc Jacobs is intrinsically New York City. The energy, nonconformity and spirit of the city continues to inspire. A place that symbolises unwavering determination, Jacobs draws inspiration from every corner, always finding the diverse perspective to be the city’s bloodline.

As New York Fashion Week kicks off, the limited-edition co-branded sweatshirt will be available to purchase in guest rooms and suites at Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown from Monday, September 9, 2019. The sweatshirt will be available exclusively in-room throughout the months of September and October 2019 (or until stocks last). In November a small number of sweatshirt will be available for purchase in the Marc Jacobs Flagship store on Madison Avenue. The sweatshirt are one-size-fits all and retail for USD 195.

About Marc Jacobs

Born in NYC in 1963, Marc Jacobs graduated from Parsons School of Design, where he was youngest designer ever to receive the CFDA’s Perry Ellis Award for New Fashion Talent. In 1992, Jacobs showed his grunge collection for Perry Ellis. In April 1994, he successfully debuted his eponymous collection.

Marc Jacobs continues to shape the boundaries of American fashion. The indefinable characteristics of his namesake label are the result of a unique, frank and brilliantly outspoken perspective. Marc continues to explore the beauty in the unexpected and convey the luxury that exists in the everyday. Through the ritual of fashion, makeup and fragrance, we can define our individuality and personality. Marc Jacobs continues to offer fashion and accessories through a broad spectrum of accessibility without compromising design.

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2020 ROLLS-ROYCE CULLINAN

By Vaughn Lowery

As of late, 360 MAGAZINE had an opportunity to glide through the five Burroughs of NYC in an all-terrain super-luxury SUV during the Holiday Season.

Unassuming and illustrious are the best words to describe the 2020 Rolls-Royce Cullinan SUV. Worth its weight in gold! Approximately priced around $394,275, it’s the most expensive off-roader in it’s class and by far the most luxurious in the world.

Design

Handcrafted from the soil up, every nook and cranny has the Rolls-Royce stamp of approval. The overall shell of the vehicle is sleek and seamless. Every pillar and appointment makes perfect sense. Outside, the frontfasia is bodacious with integrated laser headlights and a pronounced grill. The Spirit of Ecstasy (SoE) sits on the hood and is retracts at a moment’s notice. 22″ inch part polished wheels and tires have a weighted emblem in the middle so as the car rolls (no wordplay intended) it stays center so there’s no mistaking who fabricated this monster. Swooping lines lead towards the back wisease. At first glance, it’s profile is somewhat reminiscent of an Range Rover Autobiography. On the sides, are LED parking lights. Boxy, beautiful yet masculine. At the rear, are gem-like light fixtures with turning signals. The boot has a clamshell tailgate which opens up and out with dual doors.

Push the button on the door knob to enter. Right before you enter the cabin, you are greeted by illunlminated ‘Cullinan’ treadplates alongside of lambswool floor mats. Even if the interior lights aren’t on, the Charles Blue interior leather seats are just as magnetic as Angelina Jolie’s electric eyes. One will feel like they’re swimming in Bali at Geger Beach wrapped by a navy blue beach towel in leather. Equally drowned by a sea of blue, the moonroof unveils the sky like a drophead, making the cabin feel more open and airy. Literally two to three people can promote their entire bodies out of the dual panel sunroof. It’s definitely one of the largest in its segment hands-down. Per usual, all of the appointments are wrapped in leather and stainless steel as easily as every headrest is embossed by SoE. Classic dials throughout and an analog clock sits on the dashboard with the same kind of realness as Big Ben in London.

Continue along to the back seats, the same luxurious integrity is apparent with large screens with trays which go flush. Instead of a back panel window in the trunk space, it’s laid right on side of back passengers. All of the rear windows possess dark tempered glass fit for the likes of the Queen herself, Beyoncé. As we dropped a passenger off at the Hard Rock Hotel in Time Square, tons of bystanders huddled around to take pictures.

Technology

Once again, the BMW’s iDrive system is dominant in the infotainment unit. The knob toggles through various screens, but this season they have a concierge which makes it a tad easier to locate and designate a destination – similar in type to Lexus Enform. Eight different settings for driver/passenger massages – excellent way for a driver to refresh during a long road trip.

During these colder months, the steering, arm rests and seats are heated. And, if you haven’t received a formal crash course on your Cullinan, you can refer to the animated digital owner’s manual which can easily search many of its amenities. The custom Rolls-Royce signature audio system has tweeters, floor subwoofers and enough watts to make you thump like you’re at a rock concert.

Safety

With more bells than whistles, you won’t leave a lane or come close to a dinging anything on this vehicle. The over the head 360 panoramic backup cam gives you a spaceage Jetson POV of what’s around the vehicle at all times. Night vision with heat detectors can help you navigate through woodsy areas without hitting a deer. In the urban center, we were alerted while behind a school bus – cameras came about when pedestrians accosted the vehicle’s walk around radius. Moreover, with a reinforced steel skeleton and airbags virtually for every piece of your body, you’re pretty safe in this vehicle.

Performance

Weighing in at around 5,863 lbs, this V12 turbo is more than powerful. With 570 HP and 627 pound-ft of torque, this SUV plows. Of course, the AWD allows you to claw corners and steering provides you with turning capabilities as if you’re in a sportscar. We pounded the asphalt and it felt like we could conquer 0-60 mph in less than 4.9 minutes while we entered the Garden State Parkway. There’s a reason why RR makes airplane engines because we felt like we were flying! Mentioning mpg makes no sense if you’re purchasing an automotive beast like this one – but here you go – 12 city / 20 highway.

Conclusion

If you’re in the market to floss and experience what many will never – this car should make it onto your bucket list. Out of all the Rolls-Royce tribe, this is the most practical as you can apply it for everyday use as well as a red carpet experience.

Pre-order.

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Blueface × Holiday Giveaway

BLUEFACE TO HOST HOLIDAY GIVEAWAY AT WORLD ON WHEELS SKATING RINK DECEMBER 21, 2019

Not only does Cash Money West recording artist Blueface stand out as the hottest breakout multi-platinum hip-hop superstar of 2019, but he also aims to uplift those in need whenever possible.

On Saturday December 21, 2019Blueface will host his first-ever Holiday Giveaway Event at World On Wheels Skating Rink in an effort to support the community at large. The event goes from 10am to 3pm at 4645 Venice Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90019.

Enlisting key partners to spread holiday cheer, Blueface teamed up with Shoe Palace to give away 1,000 pairs of sneakers to youth in attendance, covering an age range of 4-18-years-old; with sizes for 9-11y, 12-3y, 4-6y, 7-9 men, and 10-12 men.  Other participants include, Fashion Nova who will be suppling 10K in merchandise, and NBA Hall of Famer and Papa John’s Board of Director Member Shaquille O’Neal will donate pizza. iHeart Media VP of Urban/Hip-Hop Strategy Doc Wynter will be promoting the event on 92.3 Real.  There will also be digital screens and a step-and-repeat welcoming everyone.  

About the event, Blueface said, “I grew up just down the street from World On Wheels. This is my home. Christmas is coming, and I’ve been blessed with so much. So, like that, I decided, boom, I’ve got to do something for everybody in my neighborhood. We’re going to give out some shoes. We’re going to have some pizza. It’s going to be the best day of the year!”

Blueface endeavors to do even more for his hometown and beyond in 2020. Stay tuned.

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3 Pro Tips to Master Your Holiday-Season Fashion

The holiday season is in full swing, which means you’ll need the perfect outfit for the endless number of occasions on your calendar. From holiday work parties to get-togethers with family and friends, you’ll be diving deep in your wardrobe if you want to avoid wearing the same outfits over and over again during the next few weeks.

To keep your style fresh and your outfits chic, here are three pro tips to help you master your holiday season fashion.

1. Invest in Quality Outerwear

Unless you’re lucky enough to live in a region with warm winter weather, you’ll likely be bundling up every time you go outside this holiday season. This means the cute outfit you spent hours putting together will inevitably be covered up by your bulky coat. If you’re headed to a party, this isn’t a big deal, as you’ll likely shed it as soon as you make your entrance.

But if you have an outdoor date to see Christmas lights or are going out for dinner and drinks and need to be able to get from one place to the next without freezing, you might be wearing that coat a bit longer. In that case, it becomes just as much a part of your holiday outfit as your dress or favorite skinnies.

To keep your coat from ruining your holiday look, invest in some quality outerwear. A black wool coat or sleek khaki trench will help keep you looking winter chic without sacrificing warmth. Plus, these styles are classic enough that you won’t need to worry about them going out of style from one season to the next. 

If you live in an area that experiences below freezing temperatures this time of year, a warm, puffy down-filled coat is another good choice. Indeed, it will provide you with a little extra warmth, as well as help you stay trendy this holiday season.

2. Dress Up Your Year-Round Staples

The holiday season and all its parties, glitz and glamour lasts less than three weeks from start to finish, give or take a week if you start celebrating before Thanksgiving. But if you’re buying new holiday outfits every year, only to stop wearing them after Christmas, you’re wasting your shopping budget on items that are useless for more than 11 months of the year.

Rather than starting from scratch for your holiday outfits, look in your closet for items you can dress up for your next party or date. For instance, your favorite little black dress can easily become holiday ready with the addition of a colorful scarf, glittery jewelry or a pair of red or green tights. By only buying a few accessories, you can save your shopping budget for items you can enjoy year round, like a new little black dress.

3. Layer on an Oversized Sweater

While you’re shopping for something new, sweaters are another good choice. The right one can be dressed up or down, and you’ll no doubt stay warm all season. When in doubt, layering an oversized sweater over a dress, skirt or leggings is an easy way to look chic and stay warm this holiday season. Whether it’s tossed over a fitted black dress or a flowy midi skirt, the result is effortless polish. Big, bulky sweaters of all shapes, colors and textures are in right now, so go with what you like. 

Mastering Your Holiday Style

Whether you’re prepping for a holiday party or a low-key Christmas with family, these pro tips can help you look chic and stylish all season long!