All posts filed under: womanswear

How To Wear : Hi-Waist Slip by Miraclesuit

THE PRODUCT Miraclesuit Sheer Slip. A Shapewear undergarment with double panels for Extra Firm Control designed to flatten the tummy and shape the hips. Made from Nylon, Elastane and Spandex and has a Gusset that is 92% Cotton. Colour: Black (also available in Nude) Size S,M,L,XL,2XL Design and Decoration: Plain. High waist. Double sheer panels. Built in Panty. Elasticated waist. Flat seams and hemlines. With Edge technology designed to create a smooth look under clothes THE PLACE Online retailer of intimate apparel FIGLEAVES THE PRICE £43.00 THE PROMOTION STATES Miraclesuit Look 10 lbs lighter in 10 seconds TSS TESTER SAYS The tester is female with a full figure (size 16 UK). In the morning of the test she put on the slip (size XL 14-16 UK) to trial. She reports that this was not a strain to do and that the sketchiness of the fabric immediately felt comfortably light, figure hugging and secure across the body. Over the top she pulled on a close fitting to-the-knee pencil skirt. The tester reports that the lining of …

Review of WILDER (a book of 21 fashion knits for women)

Title: WILDER By Kim Hargreaves Edition: Paperback Publication: April 2016 ISBN: 9781906487256 Size: 215 x 280 mm Pages: 105 RRP Price: £17.95 Amazon http://amzn.to/29YAfex   TSS Says: 21 Knit or crochet patterns to make women’s knitted fashion pieces i.e. LAKE (a long line tunic with deep vents); SONG (a semi fitted sweater with cables and braids); WEST (a lacy scarf), PRAIRIE (a sweater with eyelets and button edgings) and BIRCH (a crochet beret). The ‘how to make’ methods are in the traditional knitting pattern format, with text being black on a white background which means instructions are very clear and makes reading easy on the eye in any daylight setting or under artificial lighting. The design of this book and the photography is extremely pleasing. The three images above are from the book (image source: http://www.knitrowan.com), you will see that the model is pictured wearing the knitted items in natural outdoor settings in green or farmed fields, or in front of heritage style  buildings and fixtures. The Rowan yarns used are natural i.e. cotton and soft yak, and in …

ARTDECO Cosmetic Group is TSS Business of the Month for April 2016

asking 5 interview style questions to profile German Cosmetic’s company ARTDECO Can you define ARTDECO in a few short sentences? ARTDECO is a leading brand for colour cosmetics and though it is Germany’s number one cosmetics brand there are many more strings to the ARTDECO bow. ARTDECO sells in Canada hugely, and in 15.000 cosmetic institutes, 6.000 perfumeries, 350 exclusive department stores and 150 duty-free shops worldwide. ARTDECO is a favourite choice with make-up artist’s who can fulfill their client’s needs expertly when working in the professional arena, and ARTDECO has repeatedly been voted as the most popular makeup brand in beauty salons. ARTDECO’S main competitors are global brands, so the market is challenging, but ARTDECO combines numerous collections into one integrated concept and so is quite unique in that sense. ARTDECO is relatively new to the UK Mainland but the appointing of new handlers in 2014 means it is beginning to raise its profile here too, however, ARTDECO has been long time present in Debenhams department stores nationwide Who founded the company and when? …

TSS Product of the Month Statement Necklace by www.graceandvalour.com/

Statement necklace with turquoise faceted clear stones is the chosen Product to feature this month (April 2016) at TSS   visit http://www.graceandvalour.com TSS Product of the Month for April – a sparkly Statement style Necklace by @GraceandValour https://t.co/iTKsw9H6ut pic.twitter.com/BycFgbvcZx — TSS NEWS (@TSSComms) April 20, 2016 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

BEST PRODUCTS OF 2015 AT TSS

Featuring twelve top products of 2015 (falling in one or more categories) here at tssreviews View the showcasing Slideshow Kicking off the New Year and published in four separate categories including Giftwares and Stationery was TSS Product of the Month for January: Bagabook’s 17TH CENTURY WORLD MAP BRITISH LIBRARY DESIGN (licensed) on a journal cover/organizer with handle. Recent BAGABOOK company news is that they have launched a special edition – Alice in Wonderland to their collection of book and journal covers. VP Operations explains that as the summer of 2015 was the 150th Anniversary celebrations of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland, Bagabook decided to release, under licence with the British Library once again, this exquisite design (figure 1) appearing on quality book/journal covers which tells the famous story and includes those fabulous original illustrations by John Tenniel. Bagabook believes that Alice is set to be amongst one of the hottest topics of 2015/2016, so this a unique gift for all ages & occasions! Details on the Bagabook website Also available in Blue Bagabook have also …

PREVIEWING A SELECTION FROM THE OUTDOOR CLOTHING RANGE (MEN AND WOMEN) AT ALDI UK

Here is a full list of Outdoor Wear which will be on sale in Aldi Stores as Aldi SpecialBuys from Thursday 02 April and are available while stocks last. M/L TREKKING JACKET £29.99 LADIES TREKKING BOOTS £19.99 M/L TECHNICAL SOFTSHELL JACKET £19.99 LADIES LIGHTWEIGHT WALKING SHOE £14.99 MENS LIGHTWEIGHT WALKING SHOES £14.99 M/L TECHNICAL TROUSERS £14.99 M/L TREKKING MERINO BASE LAYER £14.99 HIKING BACKPACK £13.99 WALKING POLE 2PK £9.99 M/L TECHNICAL FLEECE £8.99 MAXI LUNCH POD £4.99 and M/L STRETCH GLOVES £4.99 NEOPRENE SUPPORTS £2.99 and MEMORY FOAM INSOLES £1.59   Note: the compass, maps and signs appearing in the third illustration above are decorative only and are not available to purchase

Review of Patch Leather Handbag by Compass at Aldi Stores UK

THE PRODUCT Leather/synthetic long-handled Handbag/Shoulder bag : The main body is made from leather, the base, the handle and trims are made from synthetic material Colour: Black Measures: 12 x 14 x 4 inches approx (H 30 x W 33 x D 10 cm) Design: is patchwork with black stitching detail Decoration: gold coloured zips and a single gold coloured button to the front with symbol etching Interior: two large divided pockets, one small (pockets are zipped) Bag is lightweight, sturdy and fully lined THE PLACE Aldi Stores Nationwide this March THE PRICE £7.99 THE PROMOTION This is a Mother’s Day Aldi Special Buy item available in store This is a classic fashion item which allows a woman to get creative with the accessorizing of her outfits. Just because this bag is discount retailing it is not one to be sniffed at by the fashion police. The styling is not old fashioned. There are two large compartments within that are big enough to incorporate a tablet, an e-reader or notepad or small laptop. There is …

ALDI SPECIALBUYS – JANUARY 2015 plus WINTER SALE ITEMS AT ALDI STORES – A Blog Feature

This post features Yoga pants, Yoga capri pants (for women), also kettlebells and dumbbell pairs all of which are Aldi Specialbuys. Note: these items are part of a new yoga and fitness selling campaign which begins on the 2nd January 2015 in store and which includes yoga gear, home gym equipment and fitness accessories.      On a separate note, Aldi Specialbuys Winter Sale goes in store on 8th January 2015, and they have all sorts of products to help people banish the January blues, without having to spend a fortune! It is called the ‘Aldi Challenge’, please click on the link below for details – https://www.aldi.co.uk/en/about-aldi/tv-campaigns/aldi-challenge/ or use the hashtag #AldiChallenge to join the conversation A list of some of the products on sale from 08.01.15 and available while stocks last (Original Prices listed against the Sale Prices below) Scratch & Sniff Books £1.99 £0.99 Car Windscreen Cover £1.99 £0.99 Children’s Slipper Socks £2.29 £0.99 Ladies Fleece Slipper Socks £2.49 £1.49 Boys and Girls T-shirt £2.49 £1.49 Ladies Soft Lounge Socks £2.99 £1.49 Ladies Slumber …

Review of seasonal knitwear from www.sweateronline.com

Today is not just Friday the 13th, it is, apparently, CCChhhhrrristmas Jumper Day! Which is a Save The Children (UK) official fundraising event. A tweet is embedded at the end of this review with the details. We have enjoyed engaging in the theme in the lead up to it. We have had opportunity to see for ourselves knitwear items from this AW13 season, not just from a well known high street chain, but from online retailers that are selling some really good, quality, woollen goods. We have been particularly interested in the company sweateronline.com this manufacturing and web retailing business has especially captured our attention. This factory based business is located in Leicester, UK. Christmas jumpers is just one brand and has its own dedicated website here. Generally sweateronline.com manufacture knitwear items made from traditional patterns synonymous to the craft i.e. cable, fairisle and honeycombe – their sweaters and accessories look, fit, and feel just great, the designs never date, and will help warm you up when wintertime really begins to bite. For men and …