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The Return of the Polka Dots

Retro style polka dots made their debut in the high fashion scene some time during the fall of 2011, and the trend has now made its way onto handbags. Reminiscent of something right out of Minnie Mouse’s wardrobe, polka dot prints can bring out the playfulness in anyone’s overall look. The magic in polka dots lies in its variety—the print can come in the style of small grain-like dots, or larger dots mashed together, or slightly contorted ones that give a three-dimensional feel. And the best part of it all, the dots themselves don’t really have to be, well, dots. We’ve seen Marc Jacobs outfits and attires from Natalia Vodianova and Olivia Palermo “dotted” with fine squares and even small hearts. Whatever the pattern, the versatility of polka dots can work for a variety of occasions and yet leave the same chic, playful impression to the eyes of any beholder.

On handbags, we prefer to keep the dots themselves simple to preserve its delicate effect on a small surface area. White is an easy choice for the dots to set against darker backgrounds, and provide just the right contrast. We’ve picked out several new arrivals of the Dasein brand (below) sporting these styles, whether you’re in the hunt for a new satchel, hobo bag, or just a small checkbook.

Dasein white/blue polka dot satchelDasein white/green polka dot hobo bagDasein white/red polka dot checkbook

To see more selections from the Dasein brand, feel free to browse our entire collection at fashlets.com.

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Easter 20% Off

It’s Easter, and we at Fashlets want to celebrate the occasion by offering you 20% off any order over $19.99!  See the banner below for the full details of the offer.

Easter Savings

And of course, we have picked out a few festive bags that you’ll love.  What better way to celebrate than with these quilted bags patched with vibrant pinks and light greens of Easter?  Whether it’s the duffle bag, the makeup bag, or the diaper bag, you can count on dazzling your relatives and in-laws at any Easter gathering.

Women's Large Patchwork Quilted Duffle Bag w/ Bonus Makeup Bag - Pink/Green

Women's Patchwork Quilted 3pc Diaper Bag w/ Fleur de Lis Accent - Black/Pink

Women's Patchwork Quilted 3pc Diaper Bag w/ Fleur de Lis Accent - Pink/Green

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Bags For Studying Abroad

Many college students choose to wander the world as part of their education. With travel comes exposure to new cultures and the fashion that defines them—and since you’re there to study for a whole semester, and not just a vacation, you’ll want to blend in. But no matter where you go, you should only pack what you can carry.

Staying stylish when you’re in a new environment and have limited space can be tricky—but we’re here to help. We’ve rounded up a handful of city-specific wardrobe essentials you’ll need for a fashionable stay in a foreign country. So go ahead, let your wanderlust get the better of you—as long as you have the right accessories.

Dasein Women's Stud Accented Two-toned Zip-around Satchel

Dasein Classic Two-Toned Shoulder Bag with Braided Accents-Coffee/Yellow

Find more similar items from here: https://www.fashlets.com/search?keywords=2522-220007

Article Source: http://www.luckymag.com/shopping/2013/01/what-to-wear-abroad#/slide=27

 

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Top Awesome Hair Styles and Accessories

Hey! Everyone! It’s Monday again! Before I send you off to enjoy some green beer, let’s look back on the prettiness that went down on the blog this week. Here are the best hair, makeup, and hottest sunglasses!

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hottest sunglasss from fashlets.com

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Best sunglasses from fashlets.com

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Step 1. Prep the hair.

Added a hair serum and strong-hold mousse before blow-drying to give it a natural, long-lasting hold.

Step 2. Blow-dry with a medium-size brush.

Used a medium round brush at the root area to add volume, then switched to a large round brush to smooth and create soft rounded edges.

Step 3. Finger-comb.

With your fingers, you should combed through and allowed the hair to fall naturally into place. Then misted hair with hairspray for a soft, touchable finish.

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4 Essentials for Spring Weather

Wow, Wow, it’s March now!  But the weather has been a bit odd lately.  Yesterday saw a snowstorm, and the next day sunny skies and balmy temperatures. An even bigger dilemma: how to dress during these unpredictable times? Well, let’s look to these lovely ladies and recommendations from Fashlets.com for some easy tricks to transitional dressing!

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Anais Gvani ® Women's Classic Belted Satchel with Lock Accent

A Printed Fit-and-Flare Dress: This super-fem silhouette is a year-round wardrobe staple—and prints make the piece more versatile. The layering options are countless: denim, leather, and knits, plus don’t be afraid to mix patterns. This Green Anais Gvani ® Women’s Classic Belted Satchel is great for spring.

Anais Gvani ® Women's Croco Embossed Clutch with Zipper Decor & Bonus Gold Chain Shoulder Strap

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A Pencil Skirt: Throw a knit or a cropped jacket on top for the cooler days while you wait for the warm weather to hit. Then pair it with a lacy top—another great winter to spring layering piece.

 

 

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A Standout Blazer: A versatile layer is key, so you could go with a classic black blazer or mix it up with prints.

Mossy Oak Camouflage Fashion Shoulder Bag w/ Croco Trim and Rhinestone Cross

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A Fun Spring Sweater: Skip the wintry woolly knits for a lighter weave and choose a lovly bag to match it. It’ll be perfect to throw on for those cooler beachy nights or insanely air-conditioned offices in the summer.

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How to Clean a Silk Bag

In general, you should avoid taking out your bag in extreme weather condition. Fog, rain, snow and sleet can lead to water marks or stain on the bag.

Dasein Elegant Pleated Evening Bag

To clean your silk bag, make a solution of mild detergent and lukewarm water. Before dipping the bag into the solution, you may want to first apply the solution to a small patch on the bag.

Rhinestone accented pleated front flap clutch

It is better not to rub a silk bag as this can spread out the stain and wear out its fiber.

Rhinestone accented pleated front flap clutch

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How to Clean a Nylon Bag

Just like  leather bags, you still need to follow the instructions given by the manufacturer.

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Compared with leather bag, cleaning a nylon bag is really easy. Make a solution of lukewarm water and mild detergent or cleaner in a bucket. Dip your bag in the solution for sometime.

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To remove any stains, gently circle a soft bristle on its surface. Leave it for sometime before washing it again, this time, in only lukewarm water.
Finally air dry your nylon bag in a location free of direct sunlight.

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Anais Gvani ® Women's Genuine Italian Leather wallet

How to Clean a Genuine Leather Bag

Generally speaking, a genuine leather bag costs a lot and it is expected to be used for a long time. But if you can’t maintain it well, it will turn to be short-lived. Here are some tips for you to maintain your leather bags. Hope they could be helpful for you.

 

  • Firstly, what you can do is carefully follow the manufacturer instructions that come with your leather bag.

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  • Secondly, when cleaning your leather bag, you should empty all your contents and remove loose dirt by gently shaking your bag.

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  • Thirdly, clean it with a dry cloth, wipe out the interior of your bag.

Anais Gvani ® Women's Genuine Italian Leather Gold-Studded Checkbook Wallet

  • Fourthly, Dip a damp (definitely not wet) cloth piece in a very mild detergent solution and wipe the surface of your leather bag. To make sure that the cloth piece is not wet, you can wring it out properly after dipping it in the solution.

Anais Gvani ® Women's Suede & Genuine Leather Bi-fold Wallet

  • Fifthly, Dry your bag thoroughly in a dry, dark shaded location. You may want to avoid drying your bag under direct sunlight as this will make it dry and fade its color.

Anais Gvani ® Women's Petite Genuine Leather Bi-fold Wallet

  • Finally, Store properly. When storing unused bags, clean the surface of the leather first and then stuff the bags with cotton wool or cotton fabric to keep the shape of the bags. Put the bag into soft cotton bags and put it in the wardrobe. This can help to avoid distortion from indentation or pressure from other objects in the wardrobe. Ensure that the wardrobe is kept well ventilated, such as a cupboard with louvres, and do not to put too many things in the closet.