Vuitton Is Better Than Ever!

cmhForget about stringing holiday lights. Last week, the Chateau Marmont hotel beamed out a stylish glow with illuminated Louis Vuitton monograms and ended up resembling a huge Vuitton trunk. Read the rest of this entry »

The Perry Ellis Revival Is Very Real

That’s what the new owner of the Perry Ellis trademark — Miami-based Supreme International — is banking on, as it spearheads an ambitious relaunch of the label of the late designer icon.

pesThe goal: to modernize the men’s collections business, expanding its reach to a younger consumer, and to resurrect women’s apparel, which, with the exception of coats, had been absent from the marketplace since February 1993.
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Need Help In Your Buying Decision? Read Snoring Mouthpiece Reviews

Snoring can be a bane of your existence as it deters you from having a good night’s sleep. However, you do not have to be tormented forever because there are still some snoring devices you can purchase in the market that makes snoring a thing of the past. You just need a good buying guide that will help you in your decision. With the snoring mouthpiece reviews, you will know which product to avoid and which one to consider. According to some snoring mouthpiece reviews your safety should not be compromised when buying an anti snoring device. Make sure that you buy mouthpieces that do not contain harmful chemicals. It should also follow strict regulations.

sleepsAnother thing that snoring mouthpiece reviews point out is the comfort level you should experience. It is not enough that the device has stand-out features because you also need to make sure that it offers maximum comfort. The materials used should be durable and will not cause any pain. You should also determine the cost of replacement especially when it wears out. The device is usually replaced after 3 to 6 months of using it. There is no harm in reading reviews because this will give you complete information on how you can succeed in purchasing the right anti-snoring device.

The Downside Of Stop Snoring Products

Stop snoring products are usually mouthpieces. This is because they are able to address the problem more directly, specifically by altering the mechanisms in the oral cavity when one is asleep. These mouthpieces work by either forcing the tongue or the jaw to a position which clears the airway therefore resulting to prevention of snoring.

The downside to these mouthpieces though is that wearing one can take some getting used to. Some products require additional steps to make sure that they fit well in the mouth. For example, they have to be boiled to soften the rubber and allow it to mold itself onto the teeth. Other products may cause irritation even if they are cleared for use by regulating bodies. This is because even if these products have been designed to be worn in the mouth, they are still practically foreign objects which our bodies might react to.

Another adjustment is basically getting used to having something stuck in one’s mouth while sleeping. There is the anxiety that choking on one’s saliva might happen especially if it’s the tongue stabilizing device that’s being used. There is also the risk of feeling strain on the jaw when it’s the mandibular advancement device that’s being used.

People Sleep Better When Using Snoring Mouth Guard

In more general terms, people wishing to sleep without snoring are becoming more common. Ever since it has been written about and published, sleeping disorders have become common topics of discussion. Of course, snoring is not the only reason why people sleep poorly. There are many reasons including old age and other health problems. Fortunately, there is a quick solution for snoring and that is the snoring mouth guard. While people may take up a healthier diet and start exercising regularly, this may not stop your snoring. That is because snoring is caused by an obstruction in the air passage.

Good health in general will help with your sleeping but may not be enough to stop you from snoring. You may need the snoring mouth guard as an additional form of support so that you can remove that problem and you may finally be able to enjoy sound sleep. It is only fair that you take care of yourself and realize the importance of getting a good night’s sleep. After all, you alone are responsible for looking after your health and well-being. You may seek the advice from your doctor and the support from your partner, but the act of wearing the snoring mouth guard has to be performed by you.

Struck Blind: A Story Of Hope

ithout warning, a rare disease was robbing me of my vision. In a frantic race against the darkness, I studied the faces of my daughter and husband, committing them to memory. For I knew I might never see them again.

March 8, 1991

I rub my eyes when I wake up I and find a sticky wetness on my cheeks. I’d been dreaming about my brother, Robin, and I must have been crying in my sleep. Read the rest of this entry »

When Friends Pass On, Moving On Is All You Can Do

wfpoWhen Beth died, Steve lost his wife and Alice lost her best friend. How could Alice forgive him now that he was dating someone new?

Alice couldn’t remember a time when Beth hadn’t been a part of her life. From that first day at nursery school, they’d been closer than sisters. They’d shared everything, from dolls and dancing lessons to proms and crushes to marriage and motherhood.

They were lucky, they’d often said to each other, that their husbands were friends too. In fact, it was at Alice and David’s wedding that Beth met David’s friend Steve. And when they got married a year later, they moved into a house two blocks away. Read the rest of this entry »

Magical Couture Performers

mcpAccessible, pragmatic, youthful, profitable. These terms have never belonged to the vernacular of the haute couture, the 88-year-old practice that marries Paris’s top creative fashion talent with its most skillful seamstresses, craftsmen and furriers for a price tag that starts at $12,000 and climbs steeply once the embroiderers are called in.

But a gaggle of new names have joined the Paris couturiers’ ranks — seven in 18 months — and there’s a revolution afoot. While none of the newcomers are quite pushing beading while-u-wait, most are trying shortcuts to slash prices and trim the order-to-delivery waiting period from the standard six or eight weeks to something under a month. Read the rest of this entry »

Couture Hits Home In Paris

chhipVALENTINO: Serenity? At the couture? It’s almost become an oxymoron. But it has found an imposing, if unlikely, champion in Valentino and, in the collection he showed on Sunday night, he made an alluring case for it.

Having forsaken the ways of overstated glitz — at least for the moment — Valentino preached a gospel of artistic discretion, one that still left plenty of room for the well-placed flight of fancy. And for the most part, it looked great. Read the rest of this entry »

Fine Fragrances Change To Survive

ffctLeonard Lauder, chairman and chief executive officer of the market-leading Estee Lauder Cos., has no trouble pinpointing what’s ailing the crucial fine fragrance business. In fact, he needs only one word to describe most department store presentations: “Boring.”

“The fragrance bar has not shown the vitality that it has in the past,” he said, underscoring the need for “a more exciting presentation” as the industry heads into what some executives see as a pivotal year. Read the rest of this entry »

Hose On Sale!

hosKayser-Roth Corp., the world’s second-largest hosiery maker, is on the selling block.

The company is expected to be sold within six months, according to Alfredo Fernandez, an associate at Morgan Stanley Realty Corp., which is handling the sale.

“We’re in the process of selling the subsidiaries of Grupo Synkro, including Kayser-Roth,” he said. Read the rest of this entry »

Glamour Let Fuller Shine

The fashion and beauty pages are where Bonnie Fuller plans to make her mark at Glamour.

bfIn the past, Glamour’s fashion coverage has been, by and large, very accessible. While there will still be that element in the new Glamour, “10 to 15 percent of what we show in the well will be top designer looks. There will be more of a reach,” said Fuller, who has made her debut as editor in chief with the January issue, which hit newsstands this week.

“We do have readers with money to buy it [designer], but it’s a change. Before, Glamour showed 100 percent bridge [sportswear] on down. There was not much room for fantasy before,” she said. Read the rest of this entry »