Author Archives: Saif
5 Outfits that prove plus-size women can wear oversized trends

Oversized fashion trends for plus-size women: Yes you can! When the editors at SheKnows.com asked me to cover the “oversized” trend I immediately wanted to run for the wind. As a plus-size woman I think it has been ingrained in me to never add weight through clothing and to always choose clothes that are “flattering.” […]

How to Wear Denim to Your Holiday Parties and Still Look Fancy as Hell

Holiday party time is upon us (I have two on the same day this week so, yeah there’s that). And if you haven’t figured out what you’re wearing yet, it’s okay. We’re here to help. Deciding the perfect outfit for your company’s party is a big part of the holiday season. Do you wear a […]

What to Wear to Your Holidays Parties Besides Your Basic Dress

There are some things that you are glad happen every holiday season. You love binge-watching all of your favorite Christmas movies, making delicious cookies and receiving some spectacular gifts. Another thing you can expect every year is to attend a slew of holiday parties. Between friends, family, work and everyone in between, your December calendar […]

A Guide to the Eight Common Fabrics You Wear Every Day

COTTON Cotton is everywhere. It is casual, but it can be dressy. It’s basics. It’s socks, underwear, and sheets. It’s easy. It’s ‘the fabric of our lives.’ Cotton is the best selling fabric in the US and one of the best worldwide. The word comes from the Arabic ‘quatun’, which means ‘fancy fabric.’ Cotton is […]

Choosing Fabric for Clothes

Choosing fabric for clothes is the most important step in sewing a garment. The wrong choice can mean a very unsuccessful project! Fortunately, there are usually a few “right” fabric options for any pattern, so it’s not too difficult to pair up a fabric and pattern How to choose fabric for clothes When starting a […]

Top 10 spring fashion trends for Canada

The six extra weeks of winter forecast by Punxsutawney Phil might be true out East, but here on the West Coast spring has already sprung. We have said our goodbyes to grey skies and chunky knits and are ready for a new season of exciting trends. Here are the top 10 to get on your […]

12 winter coats to fall in love with this season

This season’s winter toppers come in all shapes and sizes. From clean, masculine lines to bright and bold buffalo-check prints. We’ve narrowed them down to the top four trends to try in a variety of price points, so take your pick and wrap yourself up in one of these beautiful winter coats. Wool neon yellow […]

8 party outfit ideas for New Year’s Eve

Whether you’re attending a small event or celebrating in style with friends, New Year’s Eve is all about glitz and glamour—and these party outfits have a heavy dose. New Year’s Eve is your time to shine. Dazzle in sequins and shimmer, and stand out in a crowd with our trendy fashion tips. 1. Go backless […]

Types and Growth Conditions Required for Cotton Cultivations

Cotton Cultivations: Types and Growth Conditions Required for Cotton Cultivations! Cotton is the main natural fiber accounting for about 50 per cent of the world’s fiber supply. Besides being the source of fiber, cotton plant is also the basic raw material for the production of edible oil and cotton seed meal. The latter is one […]

Cotton candy

Cotton candy (U.S., India, Canada), candy floss (UK, Pakistan, Ireland, New Zealand, India, South Africa, Canada), or tooth floss(South Africa), and Fairy Floss (Australia) is a form of spun sugar. According to the New York Times, the confection “is almost 99.999 percent sugar, with dashes of flavoring and food coloring.” Made by heating sugar and spinning […]