Day 21/365: Urban Chill

January 21, 2011 (Friday)

The weather is very nice for the past 2 weeks and the wind blows gives you some chill. Now I missed the San Fransisco City cool and foggy weather and the autumn and pre winter wind of New York City. Not too late for me though, here are some styles tips for a chill weather.

They said, never wear brown and earth shades during the winter. It’s just those black, navy blue and shades of gray, but the most stylish season for me is fall and the pre winter and my style is always on the shades of brown- if it’s not snowing yet.

If its really cold, its really freezing cold! So cover your head with a nice hat, that match the color of your scarf. You can do two layers of scarves, the inner one is a nice silky or soft cloth to protect your neck, and the outer is the thick fabric, either a wool or cashmere. There are some fabric combination which depends on your taste of style.

Wear a thick jacket that is comfortable and light, there are some thermal jackets that is too huge, but what is important is the jacket fabric helps to bounce the cold wind and your hands, neck or head is protected for a safe walk on a 5 C to 15 C in the street.

The pants could be any jeans that is thick enough and should be on a dark color, unless your to fancy to sport an attire like a horse jockey player 😛

Shoes for me is any, as long as your comfortable. But preferably leather shoes.

Where to find good stuff for an Urban Chill Weather?

Zara Man is always my top choice. It’s their style and the fabric they used gives an assurance of high quality clothing and the price is actually affordable.

Day 21/365

Trivia about Zara Man:

Zara Man is under the Brand Zara. It is available for shoppers in 77 countries to its network of 1.483 stores in upscale locations in the world’s largest cities. The retailer’s international footprint proves that national borders are no hindrance to a shared fashion culture.

Their approach to design is closely linked to the customers. A non-stop flow of information from stores conveys shoppers’ desires and demands, inspiring their 200-person strong creative team.

Zara is in tune with its customers, who help it give shape to the ideas, trends and tastes developing in the world. This is the secret to its success among a wide range of people, cultures and generations, who, despite their differences, all share a special fondness for fashion.

Zara is under the Inditex Group

Inditex is one of the world’s largest fashion retailers, welcoming shoppers at its eight store formats -Zara, Pull & Bear, Massimo Dutti, Bershka, Stradivarius, Oysho, Zara Home and Uterqüe – boasting 4.907 stores in 77 countries.

The Inditex Group is made up of more than 100 companies operating in textile design, manufacturing and distribution.

The group’s success and its unique business model, based on innovation and flexibility, have made Inditex as one of the biggest fashion retailers in the world.

Their approach to fashion – creativity, quality design and rapid turnaround to adjust to changing market demands — it has allowed their company to expand internationally at a fast pace and has generated an excellent public response to a vast retailers’ collections.

The first Zara shop opened in 1975 in A Coruña, Spain, a city in which the Group first began doing business and which is still home to its headquarters. Its stores can now be found in prime locations in more than 400 cities in Europe, the Americas, Asia and Africa.

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