The search for the ultimate beauty product that can delay aging never seems to end. • Try to go for mens black shoes that would match well with your belt. However, if the belt you would wear is of multi-coloured, then you don’t have to worry about choosing the design or cut of your footwear very carefully. There is no need to struggle to change the minds of those who make a personal choice function as an individual and not as a member of an ethnic family; with the obligations that family membership entails. But we do need to be clear about who chooses to be in the family and who prefers to be an individual or just ‘happens to be Black.’ Understanding this distinction will clarify the kinds of expectations or challenges which might be posed by certain people. It will help us to know who will be an … Read the rest

The “mod” movement of the 1960s was not just a fashion or a type of music, but a lifestyle. To make the point I was discussing as to how the nascent culture is affecting Africans, Wilson further points out that: “The habitus also provides individuals with a sense of how to act and respond in their daily lives. It ‘orients’ their actions and inclinations without strictly determining them. It gives them a ‘feel for the game’, a sense of what is appropriate in the circumstances and what is not, a practical (le sens pratique). When cultures influence each other, conflict and conformism are inevitable. Cultures are permeable and diffusible; when people come in contact with foreign styles, knowledge, and language they cannot resist thinking differently nor have their values challenged. As odd as it may sound, people often desire otherness (Buckingham et al., 2011). Despite people’s compulsion to habitually conform, … Read the rest

There are so many different styles and designs of vests for men on the market these days, that if you are a hard core biker, a business person, a best man at a wedding, or someone who likes a casual style, the range of mens vests will ensure that there is a wonderful garment waiting for you. Men may like the idea of donning on male tights. But the admission about it can be done in a reserved manner. This is because they are worried on how their ladies will react to the fact that they also likes to use the same kind of leg wear that their ladies may be using. The way ladies can think about men wearing tights is due to how the society has conceptualized the right and wrong criteria of clothing choices. Which is why men would pick out their decision based on the three … Read the rest

Now that you are in your 20s, you may not consider a skin care routine is for you. This is a culture that is suited for technology for it brings vibrancy color, sounds, and various and the same languages, cultural dress bright colors, different styles, and of course, I like the fact that it has shown the knack to adjust to modern times and change in look, form and aesthetics-to all its people here in Mzantsi. This widely held belief in Korean and Japanese culture started in the 1920s, and although it is a myth that has been debunked several times since then, it has persisted in its popularity over the years. The Korean theory of blood type and personality can best be compared to the way westerners view zodiac signs. Just as your zodiac sign influences your personality and predicts certain things about your life, so does your blood … Read the rest

Today, you don’t have to be a princess or a multi millionaire to be able to dress up nicely. One of the most expensive women’s western boots of today is the Old Gringo Boots. Buying this brand of shoes is an investment in itself. Old Gringo Boots are manually made – which means that each pair is handcrafted with care and precision such that one can be assured that each pair are of fine style and of the highest quality. It is the contention of this author that there is still a lot of misinformation and misuse and misunderstanding of the African language which ultimately is tied to the Kasi Slang or “Tsotsietaal” as it was known then and now; but it should be noted that it has a foundation with the support of African languages as its driving engine, and usage being fused by the city-dwelers who were thrown … Read the rest

Can you ever think of going out of home without wearing a pair of shoes? Language study in all but recent decades has focused on written texts rather than on orality for a readily assignable reason: the relationship of study itself to writing. All thought, including that in primary oral cultures, is to some degree analytic: it breaks its materials into various components. But abstractly sequential, classificatory, explanatory examination of phenomena or of state truths is impossible without writing and reading. He has lodged several unsupportable claims: that the historical writings of Cheikh Anta Diop were false and fabrications that the latest published volume of Unesco General History of Africa , covering the period approximately from the partitionings of Africa to the 1930’s, was too much falsely influenced by the historiography written from the perspective of African nationalism; and lastly, that the recent Nobel Prize winner in Literature, Wole Soyinka, … Read the rest

Beauty bloggers search out little known, obscure beauty and skin care tips for you, doing all the research you probably don’t have the time to do on your own. Gabrielle Coco Chanel plays a role in the modern fashion, and is also responsible for bringing America designers into the spotlights. It was she that created the first wool jersey cardigan which became really popular amongst women. Chanel had a fashion boutique called Chanel Modes at 21 rue Cambon. Menswear could be said to be made up of archetypal garments – the bomber jacket, the peacoat, the trench coat, the field jacket etc – while womenswear for the main part, isn’t (barring, perhaps, the little black dress). People arguing in defense of men in thongs say there is no reason men can’t wear any underwear they choose, that thongs are no less manly than any other underwear considered “acceptable” by all. … Read the rest

The style which is commonly practiced in clothing and accessories become the fashion. 1934 Motherwell, a Scottish professional side, tours South Africa for a second time, after an earlier visit in 1931. So that, Playthel’s observations, “The film shows how the tradition of employing photography to counter the racist imagery of white America carried over into the twentieth century as black photographers developed all over the country, and it tells us to take the time to search through our family albums to observe this rich visual record of our people. 1932 The South African African Football Association (SAAFA) is formed and it launches the Bakers Cup national tournament. Brand has a wide range of footwear to suit every occasion, be it a party, an official meeting or a picnic. They keep innovating and are trendsetters in footwear. The boots are designed to provide good comfort and support without comprising on … Read the rest

Designer clothing and designer jeans are manufactured by high-end fashion designers, high-street stores and independent designer boutiques. Classic cut slacks are jeans with high waist. This cut is not used nowadays because of its style. Classic cut jeans give its user comfort rather than fashion. Moreover, this type of jeans has tapered legs and most oldies still wear this kind of jeans. Typically, we don’t really keep a watch on our diet and aren’t careful of what we eat and what we don’t. A large part of our diet is heavy, which makes digestion difficult, whats more the foods that are a part of such a diet are unhealthy. Our body needs a mixture of nutrients such as carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins and fats for proper nutrition. But too much of a good thing can also be bad for you. Take the example of proteins. They are definitely good for you … Read the rest

This week is a huge week in the fashion calendar. 1933 The South African Bantu Football Association (SABFA) and the South African Coloured Football Association (SACFA) are formed. Smoking reduces blood flow, and a reduction of blood flow equals a reduction in nutrients that skin needs. Oxygen is also necessary for the skin and other organs to function properly. Alcohol can dehydrate you, which in turn can have severe effects on your skin. Plus, this beauty skin care tip will have far reaching effects on your overall health. What are some of the general predominant values of the American and Khmer societies and how do these predominant value commitments arise in each respective culture? First, general predominant values of the two cultures are identified employing three of Hofstede’s four cultural dimensions; namely, power distance, individualism, and masculinity; followed by a discussion of some of the factors that generally contribute to … Read the rest