Even the highest quality garment will not look right if it does not fit properly. Here are some things to check: Coat Fits comfortably over garments Length for men – below the knee Sleeve length: extends ½ inch longer than shirt sleeve. Jacket If single-breasted, the bottom button is usually kept open. If the jacket has 4-buttons, the top button may also be left open. If double-breasted: the buttons are kept closed. Fits smoothly; no diagonals, vertical or horizontal lines. Collar lies flat against the back of the neck and … Continue Reading »

Is the leather on your handbag starting to dull? The hardware losing its luster? Or did you get a water stain on your favorite satchel? Don’t panic because there are ways to treat and revive your favorite designer handbags from daily wear and tear.  Read on and learn how to extend the lifespan of your beloved bags and preserve your investment pieces for years to come.   Cosmetics can be a handbag’s worst enemy. We live in a hot climate and there’s a strong chance that your lipstick will melt and … Continue Reading »

The Alhambra (or Qal’at al-Hamra), translated as ‘red fort’, is a UNESCO site located in Granada, Andalucia, Spain. It was listed in 1994 as a world heritage site and is perhaps one of the most famous examples of Islamic art. There is no such palace architecture in the world as the Alhambra. It has also marked the end of medieval Islamic culture on the Iberian Peninsula. Although its history goes as far back as 860 AD, the Alhambra palace was built by the Nasrid Dynasty between years 1232 to 1492. … Continue Reading »