Italian vs French Fashion Style: What Are the Differences?

Italian vs French Fashion Style: What Are the Differences?

Fashion styles are as numerous as the areas they originate from. The influence of culture is undeniable when it comes to setting trends and in the recent years we have seen a number of fads come and go.

However, fashion styles that are related to a country cannot and should not be considered just simple fads that will go away as the times change.

Although cultures evolve and, especially for those of us who are European, we are seeing a progressive trend more and more throughout the years, there are still certain core values that affect how women and men in certain areas and cultures tend to dress.

It’s for that reason that there are numerous articles, comparisons and videos done on these topics, which compare things like food, fashion, makeup and all the way to relationships, between different countries.

American vs. Italian, American vs. French, Arab vs. American and so on are all a Google search away and for us, they are quite enjoyable and insightful as they give us a peek at how women from around the globe go about their daily lives in style and elegance.

Today we have picked two of the world’s most prominent countries when it comes to fashion, Italy and France. After all, those are the countries where some of the most renowned fashion icons came from and there is quite a lot to discuss.

With that being said, let’s now get started with the differences between the Italian and French fashion styles, taking a look at what makes them so distinct and understanding each a bit better.

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6 Women’s Long Sleeve Shirts for Hot Weather

Nina Dobrev - Women's Long Sleeve Shirts for Hot Weather

Well, you are here on this selection for long sleeve shirts to wear in hot weather. Maybe you clicked because you actually need a long sleeve shirt to wear in summer, or maybe you clicked to see if we are joking.

If the case is the latter, then no, we are not joking.

Long sleeve shirts in summer are a necessity. While you might be thinking how in the world you would wear a long sleeve shirt when you are sweating through a tank top, you would be glad to know that potentially, you could sweat less in a lightweight top that has long sleeves.

Have you seen what people wear out in the desert?

Long sleeves help with not only keeping you cooler because it blocks direct sun rays to the skin, but also keeps you protected against UV exposure and skin damage from the sun. And no, that doesn’t mean you can skip wearing sunscreen because your arms are covered!

You might also like: 7 Best Women’s Pants for Hot Weather: Our Top Picks

We have selected 6 lovely tops for you to wear in blazing sun, which will help cool you down and keep you comfortable.

Let’s get started!

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Levi’s 501 vs 505 Jeans: What The Numbers Mean?

Levi's 501 vs 505 Jeans (in the photo: Zoe Kravits)

Jeans come in all shapes and sizes, in numerous designs, colors, washes and cuts. The options are in abundance and with the rise of e-stores it’s easier than ever to find the perfect style for each and everyone.

Brands that design and sell jeans are also in abundance, but few have the reputation of Levi’s. Their jeans are known worldwide and come with stellar reviews, a true showcasing of their high quality and comfort.

In a previous article we discussed the differences between Levi’s and Lee, two of the most renowned brands of denim garments and looked at what makes them so popular, as well as which one is the better choice.

Today we will focus specifically on Levi’s jeans, to get a better understating of what the numbers mean when it comes to design and fit.

It can get confusing going through a series of numbers, which are not accompanied by the actual name of the style or cut, but we are here to help, as always.

We have picked two different fits, to compare to each other and see where their differences lie, the Levi’s 501 and the 505 jeans.

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Levi’s vs Lee: Which is Better? What’s the Difference?

Levi's vs Lee: Which is Better? What's the Difference?

Over the past months we have taken a look at different types of jeans, focusing on their style, design, cut and even history.

Well, it’s now time to turn our attention at brands that are known for their denim garments. Today we will be comparing Levi’s and Lee, two of the most popular denim brands in America and, to be fair, worldwide.

It will be interesting to learn more about their histories and how they came to be such renowned names in the fashion industry, while also getting to look at some of their differences in order to have a better understanding of which one would be the better choice for you.

With all of that being said, let’s not waste a minute more and get right down to business!

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Leggings vs Jeggings: What’s The Difference? How To Choose?

Leggings vs Jeggings: What's The Difference? How To Choose?

With summer approaching fast, now it’s the perfect time to change up our wardrobes and bring out the breezy, comfortable and colorful clothes.

While dresses and skirts are great for a hot summer day, those among us who prefer wearing pants turn to lightweight jeans, wide, loose pants and leggings. Ladies, real talk, who doesn’t love leggings?

Seriously, they are really comfortable and, unlike many other types of bottom wear, they shape the legs and back beautifully.

In our previous comparison, we took a look at the differences between leggings and tights.

Today we will be going through the differences between leggings and jeggings. These two are very common in the wardrobes of many women, be it for casual wear or for exercise. Being elasticized and so comfortable is a great quality of leggings, because they make perfect gym wear.

What about jeggings? Keep on reading to find out more!

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Leggings vs Tights: What’s The Difference? How To Choose?

Leggings vs Tights: What's The Difference? How To Choose?

Tights and leggings are an important part of the wardrobes of many women around the world.

It’s hard to find a woman who has not come across these two garments and, fortunately, we live in a time where the options are endless when it comes to styles, patterns and colors. It’s easier than ever to find exactly the style you like best without having to settle.

Tights and leggings, however, are not the same thing and should not be treated as such. Not just when we refer to them in our conversations, but also when it comes to wearing them. This is an important thing to know as, sometimes, online stores will falsely call them by each other’s name and that’s a mistake.

While to some it might seem that there isn’t much difference between the two, seeing how they are both skin-tight garments for the lower body, in actuality they differ quite a bit from each other.

With that being said, we bid you welcome to another comparison piece, the focus of today’s being tights versus leggings. We will learn more about them, their use, their differences and how to make the right choices when wearing them.

Let’s take a look!

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Lee Jeans Original vs Fake: How To Spot Them?

Lee Jeans Original vs Fake: How to Spot Them?

You will certainly not find a shortage of posts about jeans here on our site and that’s because there is so much to discuss and compare when it comes to these pants.

We have compared several styles of jeans and have previously looked at the history, origin and rise in popularity of some of the most beloved types of jeans.

With their daily use and never waning popularity among all ages and genders, there is no shortage of brands that design and manufacture jeans either.

Some more renowned than others, and some with higher prices than the rest, jeans brands are as varied as the product they specialize in.

One such brand is Lee, which is a top choice among men and women all over the world due to the high quality of the jeans they make.

Today, we will learn a bit more about the brand, while focusing on the authenticity of their products and how to tell whether the Lee jeans you have been looking to buy online (or even locally) are made by the brand itself or by some other “Lee”.


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Bootcut vs Straight Jeans: What’s The Difference?

Bootcut vs Straight Jeans: What's The Difference?

Nowadays, it would be nearly impossible to go outside without spotting someone wearing jeans. They are everywhere and for good reason, in our opinion.

It’s difficult to find another type of pant that is as comfortable and as versatile as jeans. The different cuts and styles available make it all the easier to match them with different tops and footwear, leaving the possibilities for numerous outfit styles.

From the most relaxed and casual outfit, to a sensual and sexy one, the possibilities are practically unlimited.

To be honest with you, it can be a headache sometimes when it comes to choosing the right cut for a particular body shape or even choosing which one goes best with your own personal style.

In the past, the styles were limited and you wouldn’t have to worry so much with which one to choose. Today, especially due to online stores, it can take you several days to decide on a pair you really like as there are so many different choices.

To help you out a bit, we have compiled several selections of jeans and also dwelled a bit more into some particular styles that exist.

Following up our previous piece on the differences between mom jeans and boyfriend jeans, today we will be looking at two other styles of jeans, which are the boot-cut and the straight jeans.

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Mom Jeans vs Boyfriend Jeans: What’s The Difference? How To Choose?

Mom Jeans vs Boyfriend Jeans: What's The Difference? How To Choose?

Who doesn’t love a good pair of jeans?

Being comfortable and versatile in style, it’s no wonder at all that jeans have managed to remain one of the most commonly used style of bottom wear for so many decades.

Nowadays jeans come in a number of styles, cuts, lengths, sizes, colors and designs, to suit every preference and fashion style, making them easy to match with other clothes and making them part of outfits.

In our previous selections we have gone through different types of jeans for all body types and it’s now time to see at some of them in pairs, in order to compare the styles they come in and help you determine which one would be the best choice for you.

In today’s comparison we will be looking at Mom jeans vs. Boyfriend jeans, two very distinct types of jeans that sometimes are left in the shadows of other more popular styles, like the skinny jean.

That’s a shame really, as these are two of the most comfortable types of jeans and are super simple to style, as you will see for yourself.

Let’s get started right away!

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Bearpaw Boots vs Uggs: Which is Better?

Bearpaw Boots vs Uggs: Which is Better?

In our second installment of the comparison articles, today we will be looking at boots. Yes, again. But wait, there is a slight twist, it’s brands we’ll be focusing on today as opposed to boot styles, like we did in the previous piece.

What you are looking at today is an UGG versus Bearpaw showdown to determine which one of these two brands is the better choice for you.

First, what we will be doing is going through each of the brands separately to learn a bit more about their stories, materials and products and then take a look at the differences among the two, how they relate to each other and which one is better.

Without any further ado, let’s get right down to it.

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