Now that summer is in full swing, we do all we can to beat the heat. It is a dark time of board shorts and sleeveless shirts. I’m here to tell you that you can look great and dress in comfort with some help from my favourite things for July.
1.Vans Surf Shoes
Van’s Rata Vulc SF Shoes
2.Pineapples, thematically speaking.
Wild Hearts USA’s Pineapple Shirt
3.Vitaly Unisex Accesories
Vitaly’s Odak X Matte Black Ring
4. Short Sleeve Button-ups
LJC Designs’ Men’s Pineapple Party Shirt
5. Starving Artist Waffle Bar. Because who doesn’t love waffles?
Starving Artist’s Waffle Bacon
All photos courtesy of their retailers.
Let’s be realistic, if we didn’t iron the shirts of the men that we love, no one would. We are the only thing standing between our husbands going to work looking like a gentleman or going to work looking like a homeless man. I’m certain my husband doesn’t even know how our iron works.
In ancient Rome, there was but one aspect of a woman’s life that she had almost complete dominion over: how she decorated and adorned her body. Although she did, in most cases, require a man to provide articles of adornment and servants to do her hair and make-up, the Romans believed that it was a man’s responsibly to ensure his female family members’ appearances were consistent with his rank. Roman women used jewellery, clothing, hairstyle and make-up to project their wealth, power, influence, rank in the community and status as an adult woman, as well as, to control their public image and how they were perceived. In essence, women used adornment to have control over their own bodies. This essay will explore how women used each category of adornment to display their wealth, rank, status and image, and how doing so was significant to their life as it gave them an opportunity to have power in their relationships, influence in their community and control their bodies in a world where nearly every part of their life was governed by a man. Continue reading