Uber Opulent Trends From Leading Women Clothing Brands

Most women own a collection of firm favorites in their wardrobe that they wear with pretty much anything, but they will be more than willing to introduce a little chic into their closets anytime. Women clothing brands can certainly transform your look and are admired for their exquisite handcrafted textiles, their tailored details, decorative patterns, embellished jackets and signature styles.Whether modern, retro, bold or demure, the top women clothing brands certainly give women the feel-good factor, and the next generation of designers are bringing out clothes which have a modern spin on traditional items from decades ago.Fashion’s Trends which Show Off SuccessDolce & Gabbana were founded in 1985 by Domenico Dolco and Stefano Gabbana. This luxury Italian fashion house also delights with their trendy fashion accessories such as sunglasses, watches, perfumes and footwear. Many of the top celebrities are seen wearing the sultry styles from this leading fashion house. The likes of Madonna, Isabella Rossellini and Nicole Kidman love their range of clothing, and the pair also created costumes for Whitney Houson’s 1999 tour.Madonna herself has said that ‘their clothes are sexy with a sense of humour – like me’. Women simply feel that the clothing range and accessories from Dolce & Gabanna give them a wonderful way to express certain aspects of their personality. Dolce & Gabbana is one of the top women clothing brands which have been described as appealing and unique and a range of clothing that you are never likely to become bored with.Trendy Clothes for every New SeasonZara was founded by Amancio Ortega and Rosalia Mera in 1975. As one of the top Spanish women clothing brands- and accessories retailer, their clothes are not only stylish and comfortable which is what every trend-loving woman wants, women the world over feel that their styles and colors are actually wearable by everyday women. This designer fashion house launches some 10,000 new designs each year, and Daniel Piette, Louis Vuitton fashion director, has even described Zara as ‘possibly the most innovative and devastating retailer in the world.’What women appreciate is that Zara doesn’t just cater to a specific group of women, but to ordinary women the world over. Their gorgeous collection never goes out of fashion and can be anything from light and flirty to ladylike sophistication to heavy items in the vamp area.Stylish Good Looking Clothes for Every DayGuess, founded in 1981, is one of America’s top women clothing brands and they also bring out a wide selection of beautiful accessories, jewelry and perfume for women. Brothers Paul and Maurice Marciano opened their first store in Beverly Hills. To make an impact, the brothers asked fashion mogul Paris Hilton to feature in Guess ads. Later they introduced their luxurious female line of clothing and accessories, named Marciano which includes runway-inspired styles which are pricey and found in some select Guess retail stores.Today Guess is one of the top, popular women clothing brands, offering products of uncompromising quality. Guess is known for its exquisite denim range with jeans and jackets which come with lashings of lace and pearls and which no other fashion house can pull off. Opulent and ornate, Guess is all about adventurous, sexy, trendsetting clothes and accessories for women who want to celebrate good, stylish looks every day.Wear Designers Clothes as a StatementThe beauty about top women clothing brands is that women the world over can embrace a look that suits their unique style. Whether you like the bare minimalism look, sparkle and shine, baroque prints or old fashioned luxury or laid back denims, the best designers have the skills to make clothes which are guaranteed to work for you.

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Real Estate Leads 101: Take the Pledge

Congratulations, you’re a licensed real estate agent! You’ve completed 2-8 weeks of classwork with some testing and a final exam that went over pretty much everything you will never need or use again. If you were smart, you were collecting real estate leads even as you were taking your courses just by gathering a list of every single person you know by name or face.If you weren’t very smart, you simply focused on your courses and learning and figured the real estate leads would come later. You then searched for a real estate office to join and they most likely said “Well, you’re breathing, we’ll take a chance with you!” They showed you a cubicle, phone, coffee pot, bathroom and told you to have at it! No real estate leads yet.Now you’re scratching your head, watching a veteran agent next to you screaming beause he’s losing at Checkers on his computer while a group of agents are hanging out for hours reading the paper and STILL complaining about the Sixers trading Iverson to the Nuggets. You haven’t heard a word about realty or real estate leads yet. At this point, you cannot help but wonder, “Are these guys on salary and is this all I have to do to make money in real estate? The answer is a loud, resounding NO!Rory Wilfong, a successful agent himself and co-founder of GetMyHomesValue says, “I don’t care if you’ve been a licensed real estate agent for 2 days or 50 years, you probably never took the Real Estate Agents Pledge for real estate leads. If you expect to be successful with your real estate leads and with realty in general, you must take and live by the pledge.”The Pledge:I, (State your name), as a licensed real estate agent realize the importance of getting real estate leads, working leads and following up properly with my real estate leads. I also realize that everything I do from this point forward is for the sole purpose of lead generation. Some real estate leads may have some inaccurate information and I must be mature enough to look past that and not immediately proclaim them “bogus” and through a little research or help from others, I can get the information I need to proceed. My pipeline of real estate leads must never run dry because if it does, I will not have the ability to turn those real estate leads into clients and take those clients into settlement. As such, I will not be able to make money and I will begin to blame others for my failures.I accept the fact that most real estate leads from all of my lead generation efforts are not going to produce immediate results however exceptional my follow-up system is and my pipeline of real estate leads will take on a wide range of settlement time, anywhere from next month, 6 months, next year, 2 years or even 5 years from now. I also must continually contact a lead until I actually get an appointment to help them with their real estate needs. This contact process will involve several phone calls, several knocks on the lead’s door and several mailings in order to achieve my goal of getting the appointment.I will work with an Accountability Partner/Coach so I do not become LAZY with my real estate leads. I will learn to overcome my fear of rejection and knocking on doors so I will never become SCARED of my real estate leads. I will educate myself regularly through various means for betters sales, customer service and marketing techniques so I will never become STUPID with my real estate leads. I will exhaust every effort (within my means) to make myself memorable to as many people as possible for when they have a real estate needs. My real estate career is a business and I need to treat it as such and put all the correct business components in place to increase my chances of success. I realize that real estate leads are the lifeline of my business and without them I will fail… and failure is NOT an option!It’s recommended you read this pledge to work your real estate leads every morning before you start your day. Remember, failure is not an option!

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What’s All These Gadgets For?

Without any hesitation, I will gladly admit that I am on the short side when it comes to gadgets. For me, most of them do not make any sense at all. Instead, I like things simple and easy.As for the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage, she is obsessed with gadgets. She loves them almost as much as I love Apple Fritters. I’ve gone into her “Craft Room” and noticed all the gadgets neatly placed where they belong. Unfortunately, I could not tell you the identification of any of them.I am gadgets-illiterate while she is gadget-obsessed.I did not know how obsessed she was with gadgets until recently.My truck was giving me some trouble, so I took it to my mechanic to look it over. Much to my distress, he said the engine was just about shot, and it would have to be replaced.My choices were to replace the engine for around $5,500 or buy another truck for about $30,000. I may not be handy with gadgets, but when it comes to money, that is my specialty.I reluctantly chose to have the engine replaced, but the bad news was, it would take about a month to do it. First, he had to find an engine and have it shipped to his garage.I didn’t know how long that month was until recently.Because I did not have my truck, I had to borrow the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage’s van. She bought that van a little over two years ago. It took her a whole year to find the kind of van she wanted. She did all her research and finally found the van of her liking.For myself, being over 6 feet tall, it was all I could do to squeeze into her van as a passenger. I found out squeezing in as a driver was even more difficult.She said I could drive it, and then instructed me on how to drive and all the gadgets associated with driving her van.Unfortunately, my habit is not to pay attention when people are talking about gadget things.I’ve had my driver’s license for over 50 years, and I have driven many cars during that time.I thanked her, got into her van, and it took quite a few minutes to get the seat settled where I can operate it.Sitting in the driver’s seat, I felt like I was being squished on all sides.After a few minutes, I was able to start it on and then try to figure out how to put it in reverse. I found it finally and backed out of our driveway.With a few more little squeegees, I put it back into drive and went forward. It was at this time I noticed the mirrors were all out of focus. How can my wife drive this van when the mirrors are so mixed up?So, while driving along, I began to fiddle with the mirrors, trying to adjust them to where I could see out of them. There is a gadget for each mirror, and I got the gadgets mixed up. Finally, I got it to where it was at least usable for my driving.I sighed a very deep sigh, which usually means I’m in trouble, while driving down the highway. I decided I wanted to turn the radio on and listen to music while driving. You might as well have fun while you’re driving in such a gadget-contaminated vehicle.Pressing several buttons, I finally was able to find the button for the radio. Unfortunately, the sound was very low. Now, I had to find a gadget to turn the sound up so I could hear it.I’m unsure which gadget I pressed, but the sound went through the roof, scaring me so much that I almost jumped out of the vehicle. Fiddling around, I finally lowered the sound.I did not notice before, but the steering wheel had gadgets all around it. I had no idea what any of those gadgets were for and was trying desperately not to touch one.I had to make a right turn, and so I turned on the turn signal the way I usually do it in my truck, and it wasn’t heaven that came through that van.The windshield wipers began, the windows went up and down several times, the horn sounded three or four times, and I was a mess.Very carefully, I managed to pull to the side and stop the vehicle. I sat there trying to figure out where do I start turning off all of these gadgets?I could call my wife, but then I would hear it for the rest of my life.An idea floated in my mind amid all this confusion. Why not turn the vehicle off, and maybe all the gadgets would close down.I turned it on with my fingers crossed, and to my delight, all of the gadgets were not on. I’m not sure what I did; I hope I don’t have to do it again.A verse of Scripture came to my mind as I was driving home. “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction” (Proverbs 1:7).Instruction seems to be the gateway to wisdom. I have a hard time with following instructions, which is why I have trouble and not just with gadgets.

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