Hollywood stars Following Indian fashions

Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Get a look at Hollywood celebrity trends. At present a day’s Hollywood celebrities are too much enthused by Indian fashions like Indian saris, Indian kundan jewelries, Indian curry, Mehendi and Yoga. Hollywood celebrities are following all these top Indian styles to a great extent. It is not just one Indian obsession that Hollywood celebrities are excavating right now.

The top 5 Indian-culture motivated fashions in Hollywood. This is a truth that our Indian conventional fashion collections are very attractive and make a unique facade all over the world.

It has been seen that Indian saris are gracefully covered around the slim bodies of the most fashionable celebrities in Hollywood. Alyssa Milano, Nicole Scherzinger (Pussy Cat Dolls) and even Madonna have been observing at Hollywood events, wearing clothes in nine backyards of fresh sensuality and style.

Indian kundan jewelries are also creating the top fashion world for Hollywood celebrities. An Indian designer’s most modern creations, Indian jewelery is something Hollywood divas are definite to holdup right now.

In recent times, Madonna was snapped sporting a bindi and bangles and the beautiful Maria Menunos confused the Emmy’s last year wearing a necklace and studs by Amrapali, Indian jewelry designers. Amrapali fans consist of Angelina Jolie and Halle Berry. Above fashion Hollywood star are really following the ancient Indian model of health that is yoga. Mehendi is fashionable trend in Hollywood. Hollywood personality love to eat delicious Indian curry also.

Latest Womens Tops Styles & guides

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

And now it’s the turn to identify on the new womens tops styles. Though the basic womens tops designs can be worn out constantly, the new models that we will be discussion about are the most modern style in womens tops for this season.

Ruffled Tops

 If you go by the fashion show of the year, the ruffled womens top style is the hot fashion style of the day. Whether on the frontage or on the back or yet all over, the ruffled tops for ladies are IN. And if you would like to be yet more fashionable with the hot fabric print then select one with animal prints!

Tunic Tops

The shapeless, long ladies tops are becoming a hot temper among the women of the day. These tunic tops are relaxed as well as exciting. Tunic tops patterns typically have Bohemian and Indian Kurti style cuts. Even though, the loose-fitting fabrics of womens tunics can make one appear a little bigger but can absolutely hide some imperfections too.

These were latest womens tops fashions and models that you can be dressed in to be stylish and in sync with today's fashion.

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Facades have to be more than just attractive

Monday, December 19, 2011
The building shell is the focus of the facade congress in the architects' forum "The Art of Planning" at R+T 2012

Intelligent facades - do they exist? Yes, but the word has not yet spread everywhere. In order to change this within the framework of R+T 2012, the international trade fair for roller shutters, doors/gates and sun protection, on 1 March 2012 the forum for architecture and integral planning "The Art of Planning" will take place. The opening event at this architects' forum is "Smart Interfaçades - the facade congress 2012". Well known keynote speakers will focus on the facade with all its aspects of modern

Smart, green, dynamic - all this for a facade? These requirements of contemporary building design are explained from diverse perspectives in the facade congress at "The Art of Planning". New materials, technologies and production methods continue to expand the possibilities of facade design. The potential in the building shell and how the facade can achieve an aesthetically interesting, environmentally compatible, climateneutral, as well as a communicative, effect is often underestimated. "Facades are the interface between the interior and exterior, town and building, energy generation and energy consumption. A tremendously important function is associated with the building. We are particularly happy that we managed to get world-renowned keynote speakers for this topic", explains Ju?rgen Paul, Managing Director of BauNetz from Berlin, who is responsible for the organisation of "Smart Interfaçades - the facade congress 2012".

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Candice Olson

Candice Olson, a leading designer in the United States and Canada, began her career in commercial and residential design after graduating from the School of Interior Design at Ryerson University in Toronto. Candice received accolades and media attention for her distinctive and exceptional work before moving her design career to television. In fact, earlier in her career, the New York Times identified her as “one to watch.”

Candice’s foray into TV began when a Canadian station profiled one of her award-winning design projects. Her unique approach to residential design and engaging personality led to a weekly stint as a design contributor to the show. Today, Candice can be seen as the host and designer on HGTV’s Divine Design and as a judge on HGTV Design Star. She has been featured on the Today show, Live! With Regis and Kelly, The View and The Oprah Winfrey Show. In addition, Candice writes a syndicated biweekly newspaper column that runs in more than 400 U.S. newspapers.

In 2005, Candice launched "The Candice Olson Collection," a successful brand of home decor products, including upholstered furniture, fabrics, wallpaper, lighting, bedding and more. Candice's signature style is one she describes as "a fusion of traditional form, scale and proportions, with the clean, crisp, simplistic beauty of modern design.”

When she’s not in front of the camera, Candice enjoys spending time with her family, whether it’s skiing or relaxing at the beach. Candice resides in Toronto with her husband and two children.

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Orion’s Crystal Sparkles in More Ways than One

Sparkling crystal finials beckon to us, especially during this holiday time. But what can really make your eyes light up is when that beauty is matched by even more attractive low prices—like under $75 each, retail. Put the two together, and you have Orion’s Bohemia Crystal.

“We’re offering the look and elegance of crystal,” said Atul Patel, President of Orion, “but at a fraction of the price. Beauty and value together make for a very popular product.”

The Bohemia Crystal line includes 22 crystal finials, offered in shapes that have almost as much variety as a winter’s snowflake: round, oblong, oval, circular, square… All come on Orion’s well-known round or square iron rods in ¾”, 1” and 1-1/14” diameters. All are available in 35 Iron Art finishes, plus custom colors.

“Bohemia Crystal can also be used with a number of our traversing rods, which we offer with Somfy motorization or with manual draw,” added Patel. “No matter what the time of year, when you can get crystal finials like these that retail at these prices, we think it will make you feel like celebrating.”

Happy Holidays from all of us at Orion!

MagnaClips Curtain Tie-Backs Combine Style & Simplicity

Friday, December 9, 2011
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(West Palm Beach, Florida) – It’s a popular home styling and décor product line overseas that is now making its way to many homes in North America. MagnaClips magnetic curtain tie-backs make it easy to cinch up drapes and curtains with a uniquely stylish flair. MagnaClips are creatively designed and styled magnetic discs that sport a tie-back strip in the middle. The tie-back wraps around the curtain or drape and the magnetic halves connect together holding the curtain in place without having to be connected to a wall. The innovative design of the MagnaClips prevents the need for tools or drilling into the wall to set-up.

Lightweight yet sturdy, MagnaClips provides a wide array of variations and options. The versatile MagnaClip allows for many different curtain designs. In fact, one of the many things that set MagnaClips apart is that they allow for simple adjustments of curtains to alter the level of light that comes into the room. With most traditional tiebacks the drapes have to be tied all the way back.

MagnaClips come in multiple colors and even different shapes. They sell for $14.95/pair and are available at: www.magnaclips.com

Decorating Den Interiors continues 2011 expansion, attracts experienced professionals

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Dec 6, 2011

Decorating Den Interiors continues 2011 expansion,
attracts experienced professionals

Easton, MD ---Decorating Den Interiors (www.decoratingden.com) , North America’s leading system of independent design and home furnishings owners, announced three new business openings making a total of 22 in 2011.

The newest units are being opened by Kathleen Bliss Goldfarb, ASID, in the Cleveland area, Karen Volpert in western suburbs of Philadelphia, and Jennifer Manley in the Fort Worth area.

“These new owners add exceptional design experience to our company,” said Carol Bugg, ASID, DDCD, vice president for design. “Kathleen as been a design consultant for Ethan Allen and has had her own design consultancy, Karen also has had her own firm, and Jennifer has travelled the world as a photographer and performed design work.”

“While other segments of the home furnishings business have contracted, we have been consistently recruiting qualified people for business ownership or sales/design positions within our units,” said Jim Bugg, Jr., president and chief executive officer “We are finding that our low-overhead business model that serves customers with value, convenience and a large array of products is attractive to those with previous home furnishings experience.”

“Our concept of designing right in the client’s home and not having the burden of bricks and mortar and inventory overhead is very appealing to those who have previously worked in those environments,” Bugg added. “Also, for the person who was an independent designer previously, we have the training and support for marketing, business management and growing a larger business.

He further noted that Decorating Den Interiors’ Master License program, in its second year, has added to the company’s formula for growth.

Decorating Den Interiors was founded in 1969 and the Bugg family has provided its leadership since 1984. Jim Bugg, Sr., chairman, is former chairman of thE International Franchise Association and a member of its Franchise Hall of Fame. Carol Donayre Bugg, ASID, DDCD, author of five books on decorating, serves as vice president and director of design.

About Decorating Den Interiors:

Established in 1969, DDI is the largest home furnishing franchise business in North America. Each interior decorator has access to thousands of samples of designer window, wall, floor covering, furniture and accessory products, all brought directly to the each client’s home or office. Decorating Den’s experts are featured in interior decorating magazines, journals and books, such as “Decorating…the Professional Touch,” by Decorating Den’s Director of Design, Carol Donayre Bugg, ASID, DDCD.