Top 7 Style Lessons by First Lady Jackie Kennedy

Jacqueline Kennedy is a true style icon that is legendary for her petite physique, lady like manners and sophisticated sartorial taste. Her style could be described as youthful, fresh, international and disciplined elegance. She loved strong silhouetted dresses, soft colours and simplicity of line. She influenced fashion in the way that nobody could have imagined. Her style has been copied by many designers, and women across the world wanted to learn to dress like her. She is famous for making statements in solid colors, adoring classic tailored suites, wearing oversize sunglasses and accessorizing with head scarves. Jackie will always be one of the best dressed women of all time for her poise, grace and impeccable sense for fashion. So, today, we will take a little tour through Jackie’s most famous looks, from her days as Jacqueline Bouvier, Jackie Kennedy, and Mrs. Onassis. Here are Top 7 style lessons by first lady Jackie Kennedy.

Business Style Makeup

alina-fi-350x248This spring designer cosmetics offer beautiful summer colours such as soft blue, lime and tender peach. One of the key trends this season is natural-looking beauty. It was obvious during runway shows that natural glow is dominating this spring. Designers used pale colors to hollow the shape and illuminate the skin. However, catwalk also brought trends that were inspired by bold and strong women, and sci-fi genre. So, if you want to stay on top of makeup trends, make sure you have orange lipstick, cobalt eye shadow and berry-colored brush. However, these looks are best for a night out in town because the the key to professional looking makeup is enhance your features but maintain subtlety. So, here are my

Top 3 tips on how to get a smooth, radiant and professional look

  1. Find the right foundation that matches your skin tine. Foundation helps to hide imperfections, signs of aging and it will make your face glow.
  2. Make your eyes the center or attention but don’t use too much of eye shadow. Eye shadow helps to make your eyes more vibrant and noticeable, so use soft colors and no eyeliner.
  3. Find the right lipstick color for your attire. It can be great to wear a lipstick that makes a statement. However, the statement lipsticks may overpower and distract, so the ideal solution is to use a natural tone.

I love Tom Ford cosmetics for business casual look, so here are my Top 3 favorite Tom Ford beauty products for spring/summer 2014.

 

African Business Style by Princess Fifi

PrincessFifiI recently came across an extraordinary woman. A couple months ago CNN International did a special about leading women in Africa. I was impressed with a story about Nigerian architect, fashion mogul, businesswoman and philanthropist Princess Fifi Ekanem Ejindu who is the great granddaughter of King James Ekpo Bassey of Cobham Town. Princess Fifi goes by the title of Her Highness Obonganwan King James. She is regarded as one of the richest persons in Africa and no wonder she has touched many lives in Nigeria and worldwide through her charity work, activities and business projects.
This amazing woman has a long list of achievements including successful business projects in real estate, construction and energy. She is the first black African woman to graduate from a School of Architecture and today she is one of the most highly regarded architects in the country. Princess Fifi is a chairperson of Starcrest Group of Companies; she is deeply involved with various charity projects, arts and fashion.

PrincessFifi3One of her major achievement is the African Arts and Fashion Initiative that was officially launched in 2013 in London. Princess Fifi’s ambition is to showcase Africa’s history, rich culture, heritage and talent around the world. She hopes that this initiative will empower youth in Africa and boost the local economy. The Initiative plans to organize exhibits, conferences, shows to promote African Fashion, Arts, Style, Literature and Traditions in general. Speaking at Launch of her Initiatiove in Lodnon at The Dorchester hotel on August 4th 2013, Princess Fifi said: “I believe Africa Fashion Week London is a great platform for African talent and a great opportunity for Africa to showcase the talent that we possess. The era of the hungry African child is long over and it is now time for our culture to be recognized globally.” Late she added “The African Arts and Fashion Initiative will continue to drive an African Arts and Style Renaissance by promoting and showcasing Africa’s rich cultural heritage globally. However, the emphasis will continue to be on motivating, sensitising and most importantly, empowering the upcoming array of talented young people in Africa

PrincessFifi2Princess Fifi has awards such as “Leadership and the Rise of Africa” from African Achievers Awards and Merit Award for Excellence, and Patriotic Women of Integrity International Award.

Princess Fifi’s business style combines rich African traditions, elegance, modern appeal and celebration of feminine look. Enjoy and get inspired by this vibrant African leading woman.

Royal Style – Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge

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Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge is one of the brightest British fashion ambassadors in the world. This young beautiful lady is famous for her charity work, graceful manners and impeccable sense of style. Every time the duchess is in public she gets a lot of attention for her choices in outfits. There is no wonder, she is popular for creating ‘Kate Middleton effect’ upon British fashion. In 2012, Time Magazine selected the stylish Duchess as one of The 100 Most Influential People in the World. Every time Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge is wearing a new dress by Topshop or LK Bennett it is a guarantee that this piece will be sold out within the next few hours. Fashion world has recognized the effect of Kate’s style on pop culture, Vanity Fair‘s included the Duchess on the international best-dressed list in 2008, 2010, 2011 and 2012.

Kate Middleton’s style has evolved from classic casual outfits to elegant posh representation since she became the part of the royal family. Today, she represents the United Kingdom with grace, polished feminine style and charming smile. She can easily rock elegant wrap dresses with wages and red carpet dresses with royal hats. Kate managed to create her own style; she combines the effortlessly chic look with well-presented manner. Her key signature fashion approach is the ability to combine British classics with modern trends, and distinctive casual urbanity. And she stays true to her favourite designers. Duchess is a fan of famous British brands such as Alexander McQueen, Jenny Packham and LK Bennett. Below are my favourite style choices by beautiful Duchess of Cambridge.

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