Capitolize

The Hunger Games is making its way to SL this weekend as KMADD ushers in the look of Capitol Couture.  Join us this Saturday at 12 p.m. SLT and let the games begin!

STYLE TIPS: If you are looking to make a dramatic statement, it is often best accomplished by incorporating one or two accent pieces.  A bright, colorful accessory can really top off an outfit and help you achieve a look that is completely capitol couture.

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Revenge Of The Nerd

The revenge of the nerd is back with patterns and bowtie, but if like me you tend to shy away from patterns in RL, then SL can be a great platform to experiment and practice patterns on.

STYLE TIPS:  Start with simple patterns that you are comfortable with and find common traits between the patterns, like colour, pattern shapes or directional flow. Use plain colours between each item to help combine the individual patterned items, e.g belt, socks and jacket in this style. The Nerd look is never short of a bag or book but remember to round of the finishing touches with a pair of geeky glasses.

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Le Style: Business Formal

Informal attire, also called international business attire or business formal  is a dress code, typified by a suit and necktie, for men. On the scale of formality, informal attire is more formal than casual but less formal than semi-formal. It is more presentational than semi-casual, but offers more room for personal expression than semi-formal dress. Informal should not be confused with casual, not even smart casual — in loose common usage, many people refer to informal dress as semi-formal or formal and formal dress (in the technical sense — that is, white tie, black tie, and similar) as very formal; this usage is not accepted by authorities on dress codes. The technical definition of informal is used in this article.

Informal attire consists of, for men, a suit, the main components of which are a pair of trousers with a matching jacket. The suit is typically dark-coloured (with or without a pattern), grey, dark blue, brown, or black. The suit is worn with a long-sleeved shirt and a tie.

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Le Style: Business Casual

Business casual is a popular dress code in professional and white-collar workplaces in Western countries. In general, business casual means dressing professionally, looking relaxed, yet neat and pulled together. A more pragmatic definition is that business casual dress is the mid ground between formal business clothes and street clothes.

A combination of collared shirt (such as a dress shirt or polo shirt) where  the second-from-the-top button may also be opened in addition to the very top button, cotton trousers (such as khakis or blue, green, brown, or black trousers) with a belt, jeans and modest shoes (such as loafers) with socks is generally acceptable. A blazer or business jacket can optionally be added. Neckties and cufflinks are generally not required for business casual dress.

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