Blousons Vs Shirts


A blouson top is mostly a loose fitted top that may or may not cover the hips. It is not so tailored to a shirt, hence easily adaptable for various body types. Blouson can be various varieties and they were actually a replacement of shirts for women. Blouson is not very fitted by style, hence there is an ease to the wear unless you opt for the stylised version like a peplum blouson.

A shirt is a tailored top, with button opening at the front from collar to hem. Since it is tailored than a blouson, it has a restriction to wear for women with heavy bust/midriff variation. Shirts were traditionally part of men’s wardrobe, they started seeping into women’s wardrobe in 1950’s.

Both can be as formal or casual depending on the style, cut, color, finish, texture and print/pattern.

You can read about types of Shirts & Blousons and you can also read about formal to casual shirts plus formal to casual blousons.



Travel Packing – 4 days beach vacation

Travel Packing - 4 days beach vacation


Travel packing can be harrowing experience if not planned well.

The above cluster is a sample about a 4 day fun beach vacation.

2 shorts and 4 tops for relaxing day, one sequinned top if you want to glam up your night. Most beach places are very hot and humid even at night, you can dress in summer dresses at night with a soft cardigan incase it gets a little chilly.

Every piece can be combined well with each other and the accessories as well…

Add two swimsuits and few coverups for the beach and you are all set for your vacation.

Oh don’t forget your sunblock and basic makeup kit.


Tops for Round Body Shape


While dressing Round Body Shape, the aim to opt for simple clothing line , fuss free detailing on the top.

1. Side zippers on tops would work well to give a nice fit.
2. Don’t buy shapeless tops or a size bigger, create a nice body silhouette with the perfect fit.
3. Right fit in a Bra is extremely important. Look for a brand that caters to bigger size bras, get yourself fitted by a professional before buying the right fit for the right bra.
4. Avoid fabrics like hosiery in tops, because it has the tendency to stick to your body.
5. Shirts are big no unless you absolutely love the fit. Button down shirts will cling around the bust area and stomach area creating a gapping between the buttons.
6. Opt for opaque fabrics, this will keep away the extra added layers of fabrics on your body.

Read about PantsSkirts, Dresses & Jackets to create a unique style for yourself.