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What Each Lady Should Know About Trend   by Myron Chana

If you are the typical woman, understanding all the ins and outs of fashion is just not something you've got time to learn and research. With our busy lives, we simply purchase what we think will look nice and is affordable. Nonetheless, there are some simple guidelines you can follow to maintain your self "In Vogue", so to speak. These rules are:

1. Don't try to replace your whole wardrobe directly! It is always best to check out "a look" or "new trend" earlier than shopping for out the store. Chances are you'll find that they look is great for you and then you'll be able to add more items once you can. Generally you can find the look is all wrong for you, so adding only a few items will not break your financial institution account.

2. It's best to by no means purchase one thing you feel you're 'too outdated' to wear! Should you do purchase it, you probably won't put on it because you will not feel snug in it.

3. You should not be scared to decorate exterior of your regular age group! When you find yourself fifty five, that doesn't routinely take mini skirts out of your wardrobe. Just because you are 22, that does not mean you must put on mini skirts, either. Go with the style and style you look good in and really feel snug wearing.

4. Black clothes almost at all times look more flattering, expensive and complicated! Having some black "staple" clothing is at all times a very good vogue idea.

5. When you do not have money, do not buy groceries! Shopping for low cost clothes simply since you went procuring is usually a foul investment. It won't be what you actually needed and you most likely will not wear that vogue of clothes much.

6. Don't store based on trend fads! When you've heard about a specific trend fad, it would in all probability be over! Fad vogue never has a protracted lifespan, so persist with the final style trends.

7. Step outdoors your "style field" for a while! If you're usually conservative, strive a miniskirt or some low lower denims for a change. Not comfy with that.just add a fringed or sequins purse to your collection. Everybody, irrespective of their vogue sense, should have fun with the fashions they put on on occasion. Though you'll usually go back to your old look, you'll in all probability have a brand new strategy to it.

8. Don't let trend jeopardize your professional image! See-by way of, low neckline, sleazy fashions won't ever do wonders on your career. Those fashions are merely inappropriate for the 9 to 5 world.

9. Trend is simply a small a part of the whole "you"! If you put quite a lot of effort and time into other facets of your life, what you put on won't be what everybody notices about you. Do not spend all of your time worrying about your wardrobe fashion.

10. If you look at style, it's all about YOU! Love a look.look great in it.can afford the clothes.then buy it! Vogue is just that straightforward!

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The Ten Sporting Things You Can Get In India You Can't Get In China   by Chris Devonshire-Ellis

As winter finally throws off its chilly mantle and spring is well and truly sprung, thoughts turn to more outdoor pursuits. And this summer provides an extravaganza in sports, with the 2010 World Cup of Soccer and Commonwealth Games all taking place, let alone the usual plethora of various regional competitions. But once again, in our somewhat tongue in cheek look at China and India, it's time to compare the two. For this weekend, the ten sporting things one can get in India that you can't get in China. Next week we will reverse the situation...

Mini-turbans
Harbhajan SinghDevout Sikh's are amongst the world's most hirsute of men, and many of them can field a decent bat as well. But with the religion banning the cutting of hair, many Sikhs roll it all up in a grand turban, with colors and types often depicting the areas of northwest India they originate from. When faced with cricket balls arriving at 130mph while standing at the wicket, wearing a full on turban when expected to smack sixes all over the ground and run like lightning for singles isn't going to, er, cut it. Hence the evolution of the Patka, or mini turban. Now you don't get too many of those at the Beijing Cricket Club. Patkas are also the primary reason why the Chinese wig making industry, the world's largest, never got many orders from the Punjab.

Blonde cheerleaders
Delicate, demure and very modest, Chinese and Indian girls are simply far too bashful to stand about dancing semi-naked in support for their teams. However, that isn't to say that the red-blooded Indian male doesn't appreciate "a bit of skirt," because he does. So they import them; from Australia mainly, but often under U.S. football cheerleading tutelage. There have been some mutterings of "debauchery" among the more conservative Indian groups, but for sure most of the cameramen following the IPL seem to have fallen in love with a particular girl. The numbers of Indian men attending IPL matches in Mumbai the past two weeks has been eerily equivalent to the numbers of Chinese men visiting karaoke bars in Shanghai, where such booty shaking seems restricted to underground evening venues. There are no such murky goings-on with cheerleaders in India, where it really is all about shimmying that groove thang out in the open in front of a hot blooded, mainly masculine crowd of 20,000 plus.

Commonwealth Games
Oh how pesky that Hong Kong New Territories 100 year lease has proven to be. The 2010 Commonwealth Games are set to commence in Delhi this coming October, that for sure will exclude China. For athletes who can take part, the Commonwealth Games are a useful competitive benchmark for the bigger prize - the summer Olympics, and serve as a two year in-between competition to assess performances against high value rivals. China used to compete, at least while Hong Kong was British. The territory fielded teams from 1934, making a final Commonwealth Games appearance in 1994, three years prior to the handover. Chinese athletes did represent Hong Kong, and in their appearances at the Games Hong Kong won a total of five gold, two silver and ten bronze medals. The golds came in that oh-so colonial sport of lawn bowls, and the others in pistol shooting and badminton. Hong Kong alas will not be present in October, and China has lost its only potential representative. A list of teams past and present who have or will compete in the Commonwealth Games can be found here.

An F1 car
While Shanghai hosts the Formula One Grand Prix each year, and does so on April 16-18, so Delhi will from 2011. However, India has something that China doesn't have right now. A car.

Weird as it seems, China seems content, despite having purchased just about every bankrupt automaker on the planet, to sit back and watch other peoples' cars whizz around and around in F1. India has "Force India," all decked out in the colors of the Indian flag, meaning Indian F1 fans follow the event on TV as it moves around the global circuit. Are they any good? Well, they finished fifth in the last Grand Prix in Malaysia, so they're not too shabby. And when supported with the likes of the cheerleader girls in Delhi next year, who knows what could happen? "Force Geely" doesn't have quite the same ring.

Abhinav BindraOlympic champion rifle shooting
The current Olympic Champion in the 10 meter air rifle shooting event is Abhinav Bindra, from India. In fact, he's the only individual Indian Olympic gold medal winner ever. By contrast, China won 50 more gold medals than India at the last Olympics, but then they were at home. Still, from little acorns, etc etc.

Winning at soccer
It's a bit difficult, this one, so please correct me if I'm wrong, but surprisingly for such close neighbors, China and India haven't crossed each other's paths very often in competitive international soccer. In fact, the only time I can find a match was back in 1964, when India beat Hong Kong 3-1 in the semi-finals of the Asian Cup. Cheung Yiu Kwok put Hong Kong ahead at half time, but India replied with three goals in a match played at Bloomfield Road, Jaffna. India finished runners up to Israel that year, their best ever performance in international soccer. So, from what scant information I can find, it seems that when the two countries do come head to head in soccer, India tends to prevail over Chinese teams. However, those glory days for both nations are well behind them. In the current FIFA rankings, India are 132nd behind mighty Swaziland, Hong Kong lie one place behind the famous Maldives in 140th, while China are 84th, behind the all-conquering soccer giants of Albania. Thank goodness for ping pong. And cricket.

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Surviving Italy   by Alexander Reed

A light hearted look at Italian customs and culture

A good understanding of the country along with some simple suggestions may help you make the most of your trip and give you an insight into the fascinating Italian approach to life.

1) TIME: Kick of your shoes, throw away your watch...everything is relative. Whilst much improved over the recent years trains, buses and people work on an "approximate" timetable.
Learn patience and go with the flow.

2) LANGUAGE: Unlike Northern Europe, English is not as widely learnt and used. Many Italians already have to learn two languages, Italian and their local dialect and until recently French was promoted above English. Italians suffer from a language inferiority complex so that even those who do speak good English are convinced that they do not and therefore only speak if necessity insists. Luckily the Italians are experts at hand signs and the language is so infiltrated by English words that one way or another everything works out.
A common mistake in listening to an Italian speaking his mother tongue is to assume he or she is angry or excited. This is not always the case as you may witness in seeing two Italians "argue" and then kiss each other on both cheeks and disappear for a Aperitivo (before dinner drink).

3) NATIONALISM: As reflected in the dialects, modern Italy was actually only unified in the mid 1800's. Still today great divisions exist between north and south. This means that culture, traditions and life style vary significantly between the various provinces. True allegiance is to their local town or province and less to the state (reflected well in football stadiums across Italy). If you want to compliment an Italian, remark kindly on his home town.

4) POLITICS: But not as we know it.
Often kindly called "the politics of favours", politicians do not fade away they just become prime minister for the 10th time! Bringing down the government is a national past time, averaging, until recently, nearly one government for every year since world war two. Reflecting national divide, Italy has a strong ex communist and a strong ex fascist block. Most Italians believe the country is successful despite the best efforts of the government and tax avoidance is another national obsession.
One of Italy's stronger parties is dedicated to the break up of Italy.
Lega Nord (free the north) has a passionate following.....in the north!
To miss-quote Beppe Grillo, the famous Italian commentator "One Italian makes a Latin lover, two together can never agree whilst three Italians make up four political parties."

5) DRINK: Italian bars often double up as coffee shops and there is a much more limited drinking culture. Italians on the whole do not have a "drinking culture" and many bars reflect this less intense relationship with alcohol, although the club scene is more "traditional" in its appeal. In many areas wine is cheaper than bottled water and whilst a staple feature of Italian meals, it is rarely drunk to excess.

6) FAMILIES: Careful of stereotypes but, whilst waning, the family is central to all and everything. Boys especially, often stay at home until their mid 30's, children move away....to the house next door, and shouting between balconies to borrow some sugar is common place. The grandmother plays the role of matriarch and unexpected family visitors often turn up for a meal and are gladly received.

7) RELIGION: Well, Catholic of course. Strangely though Italy has the lowest birth rate in Europe, So called Mafia bosses may fastidiously attend church on Sunday and married Catholic men may happily have an amante (lover). Many Catholics are uncertain if they are Christians as well as Catholic, such is the hold and brand strength of the Catholic church. Church attendances are however in decline and the number of new priests has declined by 85% in the last 50 years.

8) SPORT: One thing all Italians agree on is the National football team, often referred to as Italy's "true" religion. When Italy won the world cup, people took to the streets in their cars, blowing horns, standing on car roofs and the entire nations transport system ground to a halt for 2 hours as Italians demonstrated their passion for the game. Other sports take a back seat although cycling, volleyball, skiing and especially Formula One have their occasional place on the front pages. One of the largest selling national newspapers is entirely dedicated to sport (La Gazetta dello sport).

9) WORLD AFFAIRS: Not our affair....

10) FORIEGNERS: In most cases are greeted with enthusiasm and delight although heavy non European Immigration has started to create phobia and resentment of the non European invasion.

11) FOOD: Italians are passionate about...Italian food. So much so that even when abroad, many Italians will go out of their way to seek out the nearest Italian restaurant!.. and why not? Italian food is like an Iceberg, what you see and know, like Pasta and Pizza, are but a fraction of the rich and varied Italian cuisine. Each region has their "local dish" and each dish may be prepared in a different way according to local custom. A wedding or Gala meal may last for over 6 hours and feature up to 20 courses. Such is the strength of Italian food that finding a Chinese, Mexican or other type of restaurant outside the big towns, is a challenge, although McDonalds dot the landscape nearly everywhere.

12) DRIVING: The Italian zest for life is well reflected in the Italian driving style. Cars are viewed as a status symbol, not for nothing does Italy have one of the highest percentages of Mercedes owners and speed limits, like their train timetables, are considered approximations. Recent clamp downs and a new license points system is beginning to dampen down this zest and the best advise for foreign drivers is not to panic if a car cuts in, speeds by or tailgates you. Don't worry they have had lots of practise and are very good at it!

13) QUEING: Or lines. Until recently the concept was an enigma for Italians. The advent of supermarket deli ticket lines and other such devices are being readily adopted and even when no line exists, Italians appear to have an uncanny sense of when it's their turn.

14) GREETING: Even vaguely familiar acquaintances will kiss each other on each cheek, but a hand shake will suffice. Buongiorno(formal) and Ciao (informal) being the classic accompaniment, followed by "come stai" (informal) how are you. In Northern Europe it is normal to reply "fine thank you" even if you feel awful, in Italy they may well tell you how they are!
Failure to greet or say goodbye to somebody can be taken as an insult.

15) FASHION: Italians will generally conform to the latest fashion trend, colour and style, indeed foreigners can easily be spotted, even in a crowd, as they often do not conform to this hidden code. Italians take pride in their dress and are much more brand conscious than some other nationalities.

16) BUSINESS: Italians prefer to do business with who they know and trust (hence the relatively low success of Internet companies). Unlike some other industrialized powers the back bone of the Italian economy is based on people not multinationals. This is reflected in the proportionally high level of family businesses.
Even large Italian businesses are often originated, directed or owned by a family (Benetton, Fiat etc). The local family shop concept still prevails even though supermarkets are beginning to change the fabric of shopping.

17) PLANNING: Whilst many Northern Europeans are busy planning their next summer holiday in September the year before, summer holiday catalogues in Italy are not even printed till March! Planning ahead is considered restrictive and often Italians will decide what to do for the weekend on Saturday morning. Don't try and force Italians to plan, or expect next seasons bus timetable to be published months before. Perhaps this approach is best summed up in the expression why plan today what you can change tomorrow.

18) EUROPEAN: Whilst the UK has opposed many European directives but implemented most of those it did approve. Italy is a great believer in voting European, agreeing to many issues and then simply not implementing the directive. Italians themselves see Europe as an escape clause from their own governments perceived incompetence and corruption, however when put to the test, Italians in reality dislike anybody who tells them how to live their lives. Most Italians were enthusiastic about the Euro, until they found most shop keepers used it to increase prices two fold.

19) HUMOUR: Warning, Sarcasm is not understood. Do not try sarcastic or ironic jokes on Italians, they will think you are serious. Humour is much more light hearted and obvious (Benny Hill was a big hit in Italy) and Italians are not afraid to make fun of themselves. The famous Oscar winning actor/comic, Roberto Benigni, once remarked "If the Berlin wall would have been built by Italians it would have come down on its own". The prime time rated nightly comedy program Striscia la notizia goes out of its way to poke holes and find humour in Italian news and politics. Few Italian comedy films work well when translated but have an avid following in Italy itself.

20) TELEVISION: Italians love game shows and reality TV (Big brother is a yearly event). Like Italian fashion, brand names are important...The Hosts "brand" is critical and what he or she wears is critically examined. Nearly all shows feature "dancers or assistents, always women and nearly always clad in Mini skirts. Where other countries would cry foul, Italians revel in the female form and are happy to have it presented to them as often as possible, even when totally irrelevant to the show.

Oh...and one last warning...be careful of the stereotypes! Whilst you can always draw a thread (or even a rope) of similarity (as above) between the nationals of a country, the extent and size of the thread can vary!

Alexander Reed is a travel consultant living in Italy.
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