Monday, May 30, 2011

Fashion Photography

Fashion photography is a genre of photography devoted to displaying clothing and other fashion items. Fashion photography is most often conducted for advertisements or fashion magazines such as Vogue, Vanity Fair, or Elle. Over time, fashion photography has developed its own aesthetic in which the clothes and fashions are enhanced by the presence of exotic locations or accessories.

Saturday, May 28, 2011


Basket weaving (also basketry, basket making, or basketmaking) is the process of weaving unspun vegetable fibres into a basket or other similar form. People and artists who weave baskets are called basketmakers and basket weavers.

Basketry is made from a variety of fibrous or pliable materials•anything that will bend and form a shape. Examples include pine straw, stems, animal hair, hide, grasses, thread, and wood.

The indigenous peoples and the native and aboriginal tribes are renowned for their basket-weaving techniques. These baskets may then be traded for goods but may also be used for religious ceremonies.

Basketry, Art and craft of making containers and other objects from interwoven flexible fibres such as grasses, twigs, bamboo, and rushes.

It is primarily a functional rather than a decorative art. The type of basketry in a given geographic region is determined by the type of vegetation available there. Numerous Asian, African, Oceanic, and Native American cultures have excelled in basketry.

Basketry is one of the most ancient crafts. 

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Stripes Fashion Trend

Stripes is one of the most classic patterns for women that are showing up everywhere. Recent research has shown that, contrary to popular belief, stripes do not make you look bigger. In fact, they seem to have a visually slimming effect, which means they're appealing on almost everyone. What's more, this effortlessly stylish pattern will instantly revive your wardrobe, making this stripes fashion trend one that's hard -- even for the trend averse -- not to want to get behind.

In modern times, stripes offer an easy pattern for fashion to use and manipulate in creating fresh, clean designs.