Category: Fashion & Trends

Women’s Closet Must-Haves

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Not all women are good in fashion unlike others who just have that inate sense of style. There’re those who struggle with mixing and matching clothes and deciding what type of outfit will suit them. Always remember that fashion should be enjoyed and you should be comfortable with what you’re wearing. Plus, wear clothes that suit your body type, age, and personality. Day-to-day dressing is easy if you know the wardrobe essentials, those that you should always have in your closet. A white shirt or polo shirt is a must-have because it goes well with any bottom, whether it’s pants, skirt, and shorts. A striped shirt is also a timeless classic which looks perfect with brights or prints or worn under a blazer. A woman’s closet should have a little black dress that fits perfectly and looks elegant and unique. Another must-have are flared jeans because it suits most body types and is comfortable.

A black blazer is another staple. Not only is it classic but also feminine and can be paired with just about anything. If you don’t like wearing too short dresses, then you should always have black opaque tights. It also makes your legs look slimmer. When it comes to shoes, you should have black and red flats. Obviously, black goes well with any color while red gives a pop of color. It’s likewise nice to accessorize that’s why you can’t do without a statement necklace that can make simple clothes come to life.

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Shop for all these items in one go at House of Fraser. In business since 1849, their goal is to provide customers with the best clothes and accessories for men and women as well as Homeware collections from renowned brands. They have dresses, tops, coats and jackets, knitwear, jeans, skirts, swimwear, lingerie, shoes and boots, and accessories among others. The store has come a long way, now delivering to over 150 countries with its first international store opening in 2013 in Abu Dhabi’s World Trade Center Mall. It’s quite easy to shop for the items you want by browsing by department or by brand.

Cheap Designer’s Dresses For All

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We’d still have the humid season and I know most of are pretty pleased on the season as we are quite tired already on the cool breeze air that winter had come to us. But as part of celebrating this awesome season we have, we should then have worn the best summer dresses we could have as this was an mandatory, I must say, to have as this season, summer, comes. And one of the best find you should consider this summer was these long maxi dresses in neon or bright colors as it gives this fresh look in you as you wears any. And I suggest you then to have look this online shop, where all the lovely summery dresses were houses, called www.modabridal.co.uk as they have all the cheapest and yet in trend finds for this summer season.

Actually, I am lurking their designer’s dresses over this link: http://www.modabridal.co.uk/designer-dresses-c115471/ as all their dresses listed in this section are truly quirky and unique that can makes you look so lovely as you wears them, I personally picked the yellow color as it was inspired to the season, summer, and it can blend well to the type of weather we current have hence it was perfectly in any day.

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Also, I am too keen to have any of their dresses under these pages: http://www.modabridal.co.uk/beach-wedding-dresses-c122161/ & http://www.modabridal.co.uk/beach-wedding-dresses-c122161/ as all these dresses were versatile enough o be wear off in any occasions, meaning you can have one dress that you can be wear in any occasions you have along the way. Just learn on how to mix and matches other finds to have an ultimate styling to rock on – by this way people wont noticed then that you’ll just have one piece to pulling off in every events you got in.

So yeah, you can check the given online shop link on the top for you to see on how lovely there each dresses were and I hope you can consider having some dresses to them as I know they’re the most reputable and cheapest dress shop online that we could have.

My personal Health and Beauty Tips #Groupon #ad #spon

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This is a sponsored post. All opinions are mine.

All of us, women, has its own beauty and health tips depending on how you look yourself and what items do you access most. But for me, I just got the simplest and most affordable kind of beauty products and most convenience as for my beauty tips.

To start off, let me explain further first on what’s beauty for me is. Being beautiful it is not just the appearance for totality it does includes your attitude and personality too. Because attitude can make a great play on your total look, and I know most of you will agree on this right? hence if you wanted yourself to be as beauty as you can start to make yourself awesome by possessing the right attitude for the right situation – and I hope you got what I mean here.

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As for my two cent in health and beauty – hat I mostly do was to drink more water as possible because water can hydrate your whole body and it can also help you to have a smooth and clear kind of skin type. And consuming a lot of body is pretty good as well on your health in total hence you should practice yourself to drink a lot on the daily basis. And did you know that if you drink 2 glass of water as you wakes up, it does really help your metabolism to work fast and it means you can burn fats easily without dieting. Yes! that’s how good it was..

And if you are fond with any Health, Beauty & Wellness Groupons I suggest you then to have visit the nearest clinic where you currently resides now and have the opinions on of the in house derm for you to know in which kind of treatments are right or a must to do on your body but please be mindful that not all the treatments are really good you should first to your homework with it before considering.

And to those in budget out there like myself, I then suggest you to pick the right makeup on the type of skin you have and you can know it by asking the help of makeup profession and you can usually find them on the makeup stalls in the mall hence you shouldn’t be shy on asking as they happily to assist you in this matter. No worries, at all..

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Having a budget is the usual norm if we want our salary to go a long way, and that means being able to pay all our bills and buy the necessities. But there’re times when we want to buy something that’s not included in our budget. What we do is think of ways to fit it in. A lot of people nowadays check out websites where they can buy coupons and avail of amazing deals and discounts. This helps you save money that you can otherwise use for other things. In Groupon, you’ll find a wide mobile and online marketplace where consumers can get the best deals on goods or categories like Home & Garden, Jewelry & Watches, Women’s Fashion, Health & Beauty, Electronics, Baby, Kids & Toys, Sports & Outdoors, Men’s Fashion, Entertainment, Auto & Home Improvement, Grocery, Alcohol & Tobacco, and Collectibles. All the Groupon coupons from known retailers like Sak’s Fifth Avenue, T-Mobile, JC Penny, Nordstrom, Bloomingdales, Kohl’s, Target, Adidas, Puma etc. are updated and verified so there’s no fussing over expiration dates.

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Shoppers can select and buy their coupons at their convenience by searching through the available brands/stores or according to the city they reside in. Looking for desired coupons is a cinch and as much as 70% discount can be availed on some coupons. It’s really like hitting the jackpot. Furthermore, membership is absolutely free. All that’s needed is to register.

If you’re serious about saving and getting the best deals in the process, visit Groupon. A lot more details can be found at their Facebook page (also follow and like them), as well as on their Twitter account.

Tips for Buying Arts and Crafts Supplies Online

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If you love working on paper crafting projects, you are going to need a constant supply of paper crafting materials. Papers, pens, stencils, glue, glitter, markers, stickers and other supplies – they get whisked into your whirlwind of creativity and used up as you create beautiful works of art. So, the more you create and get your hands dirty the more crafting supplies you will need to buy. What is the best way to keep your supplies stocked up so that you don’t have to interrupt your creative flow?

One of the best ways is to buy art and crafts supplies online. You don’t have the hassle of driving to the store, finding a parking spot, making your way through the crowded shop, standing in line at the checkout and carrying it all home. It is so much easier to be able to choose the items that you want with a click of a button, order them online and have them delivered to your door.

You will be amazed at the range of different crafting supplies that you can find online. Whether you are into scrapbooking or printmaking or paper sculpture or any other type of paper craft – you will find everything you need available from the internet. Of course, before you start buying arts and crafts supplies online and ordering a huge shipment of papers, glitter, glue and other fun things to your door – there are a few things that you should know.

Tips for Online Arts and Crafts Supply Shopping

Here are some helpful tips for shopping for arts and crafts supplies online.

  • Make sure that you understand the sizes of what you are ordering. You don’t want to order a container of 4mm beads without knowing how small they are. You might want to look at them in a store first before you start ordering them online, because it’s hard to tell the size of something from a photograph.
  • Sometimes you can save money on crafting supplies by buying in bulk. If you have a friend who is also into arts and crafts, you could split the cost of a large ream of paper or a big roll of ribbon rather than paying more to each buy the individual size.
  • Ask other artists where they buy their arts and crafts supplies and you might get some great recommendations of good websites to shop at.
  • When it comes to choosing a website to buy from, make sure that they have a secure payment system. Also, read some online reviews by others who have purchased there before to see if they had a positive customer service experience.
  • There are some things that you can save money on by buying the cheapest, such as glue, pom poms, pipe cleaners, googly eyes, sequins and ribbon. However there are some things, such as water colour paints and coloured pencils that are worth spending extra money on because the cheap versions don’t look as good.
  • You don’t have to go for the most expensive materials if you are just getting into paper crafting. You can get started with the basic materials and if you start to get really serious about it, you can invest in more expensive supplies.
  • If you find a good website for buying arts and crafts supplies online, see if they have a loyalty program or a deal on free shipping if you order over a specific amount. Sometimes it pays to do all of your shopping in one place.
  • The tools that you use for creating your papercraft projects are also important. For example, scissors should be easy to hold and very sharp so that cutting is effective. Don’t waste your money on cheap tools, as they will not be very effective, they will cause you frustration and you will end up giving up and buying better tools later on.

These are just a few helpful tips to keep in mind when it comes to buying arts and crafts supplies online. Using the internet to buy your crafts is so much more convenient than shopping in the store and with all the time you save, you will have much more time to work on your crafting projects!

Summer Gift Ideas For Your Special Someone

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Finding the perfect gift for the special man in your life is quite challenging at times because the choices for men are more limited compared to women. But you don’t have to despair. Think of your boyfriend/husband’s personality and his interests and whether he would want something romantic or something unique. It should also fit your budget. It doesn’t have to be expensive. Remember, it’s the thought that counts.

If his birthday/special day happens during summer, there’re a couple of gifts that you can give to complement the season. Since it’s hot, comfortable men’s T-shirts are the usual tops. You can get him statement shirts or perhaps colorful shirts that will surely brighten up his day. There’re also casual shorts that he can wear both in the beach and when strolling at the mall. If he needs some fresh kicks, there’re fashionable sneakers that’re preppy and cool and would look great with jeans or white summer pants. You can also give him sandals or colorful flip flops. Since it’s hot, he definitely shouldn’t leave home without sunglasses. You can give him aviator sunnies or wayfarers, something that would go well with the shape of his face.

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With all these gift ideas, you probably wonder where you can find all of them in one place. Look no further and start shopping at House of Fraser. In business since 1849, their goal is to provide customers with the best clothes and accessories for both men and women as well as Homeware collections. They have really cool men’s accessories such as wallets, bags, umbrellas, socks, hats and caps, gloves, scarves, belts, watches, cufflinks, and mobile phone and tablet cases. House of Fraser now delivers to over 150 countries with its first international store opening in 2013 in Abu Dhabi’s World Trade Center Mall. Look for items by shopping by department or shopping by brand.

Botox Treatment

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I remembered hearing about Botox treatment and at that time I thought that only celebrities or those whose career depended on their appearance go for this type of treatment. As we all know, celebrities have to maintain their looks and they will go through all means to be able to stay young and beautiful to be in great demand.

Let me share what I have learned about Botox from what I have read from this website called Medical Departures. It says that Botox when injected into the muscles, it paralyses the muscles rather than poisons the muscles. The relaxing effect on the muscles makes people look much younger and Botox has been successfully used in the treatment of medical conditions e.g. migraines, muscle spasms, squints and excessive sweating.

What got me reading about Botox all of a sudden? It all started when I met an aunt at a large family gathering at my great uncle’s birthday celebration.  She is in her mid-sixties but she didn’t look one little bit her age. In fact, I would say that she looks more like in her forties. There is not a wrinkle on her face. I have not seen her for more than twenty years and yet she still look exactly the same as when I last saw her.

It was almost towards the end of the celebration when we were all enjoying the birthday cake, the secret was unveiled. Her youthful look has been maintained by a treatment called dermal filler treatment. Since she travels abroad regularly for her holidays, she takes advantage of her oversea trips to have the treatment done at the same time.

What is dermal filler treatment? Dermal filler treatment helps to replace fat and collagen loss in our skin, which happens to us all as we age. This loss in volume causes the skin to sag, and to form lines and wrinkles. Dermal fillers can help to improve lines and wrinkles and helps give the face a youthful look. And to cut the story short, this was how I was led to Medical Departures and started reading about Botox and Dermal Filler treatment.

Some Things To Remember When Wearing a Suit

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A suit is one of the most important outfit for a man so it’s a must to take note of some tips when wearing a suit or when buying one. The fitting should always be on point or it should fit like a glove. A good way to check is to slip a hand between the chest and button jacket. It’s too big if the gap is too much. The blazer should be just long enough to cover the hips and front zip and the length of the sleeves should be such that the shirt sleeves are exposed about half an inch. Look for a jacket where the line from the shoulder to the sleeve is as smooth and uniform as possible with no puckering. Furthermore, the collar should lay flat without puckering and should be a little stiff. If one is wearing a tie, the collar of the dress shirt should be long enough to hide below the lapels, otherwise, the collar can be small.

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Noose and Monkey has a wide collection of beautifully designed and perfectly tailored suits waiting to be discovered by the modern and fashion forward man. This online store’s idea is to focus on the two sides of every man and to play with twisting those sides. Aside from suits, they also have items like jackets and coats, trousers, shirts, waistcoats, accessories, and even prom wear. Noose and Monkey provides many UK services and express worldwie service via UKMail and DHL. If customers from the UK buy over 150 pounds, shipping is free. On the other hand, international buyers get free shipping when items bought are over 200 pounds.

Beauty Embraced: The Many Hang-Ups Women Have About Their Body And Why You Should Embrace Them

For women, many of us will find that we have certain hang-ups about our bodies. Some of them will be similar to others. Many of them unique to ourselves. But the core matter is that we all have the hangups. Why is that? I think it is because we live in a world where beauty dominates the magazine covers. You find many celebrities today have been airbrushed to look perfect. We can all look at those fake pictures and think about how beautiful they are. How perfect their skin looks, how toned their bodies are. It can then make us feel inadequate. Where we look at our own bodies and wonder why our skin doesn’t look that perfect. Why do our bodies look flabby and not toned?

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The truth be told, those women on the front of the magazines, albeit naturally beautiful. All wake up with bed hair, bad skin, and morning breath. We are all human after all, and that the fundamental fact. But, this doesn’t help with our body hang ups I hear you say. While that is true, I thought now would be a great time to explore some of the most common ones. We can look into them in more detail and figure out why they cause us confidence issues and what we can do to feel better about them. So without further ado here is some of the most common body hang ups women have today.

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Breast issues

Our breasts are complicated things. Although they shouldn’t be, for many women we can all have a different hang up. Some may worry that their breasts are too large. This can cause them back ache and to feel uncomfortable wearing certain clothes. Some women may worry about their breasts being too small, and again worry about how they look to others. Some women have issues with one breast being bigger than the other. This might worry you, but honestly, it is more common than you realise.

The thing that you have to remember is that breasts don’t have to be a certain size to make you look, and feel more womanly. Sure you may have an idea in your mind on how you should look but we all come in different shapes and sizes. You are unique to you, and that goes for your breast size. While of course there are extreme measures you can take for getting the perfect breats, in the way of cosmetic surgery. You could also try other remedies to get your desired look. Breast enlargement creams are becoming more popular in the beauty world. You may ask yourself Does Naturaful work? The answer is that you won’t know unless you give it a try. If you are more conscious about reducing the size, then exercise and diet can play great parts in this. Sometimes having a better diet and reducing fatty substances can help you lose weight. Breasts can get bigger because you put weight on initially. The best thing anyone can do is become more comfortable in their own skin, be happy with your unique body.

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How our skin looks

Women can suffer from skin problems way beyond the adolescent spots you get in your teens. Some women can struggle with acne into their adult years. Some women may also suffer with issues of skin tone and general dry or oily problems that can appear over time. First thing in the morning no one looks flawless. No matter what you want to believe. The best thing you can do if you are unhappy with the condition of your skin is taking a look at your skincare routine. Sometimes your skin can grow used to the products you are using. Especially if you are loyal to a brand. So try and change things up a little if you can. Perhaps you may want to consider a different morning routine to what you do at night.

Another way you can help your skin is by increasing the amount of water you drink. Water is nature’s natural detox and has many benefits. It flushes your body of bad toxins which can have a negative effect on how your skin looks. However, if you are struggling with spots and this more serious than the odd one here and then, then please visit your local doctor. They can prescribe medicated skin treatments which can improve the way your skin looks. You will start to grow in confidence once more.

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Toned figure

We all want to look good in our activewear, right? But a toned figure doesn’t just come to you, unfortunately. You do, I’m afraid, have to work for it. But it isn’t all bad news. Exercising can be a lot of fun, and it doesn’t mean you have to spend every night in the gym. A toned body can be achieved just by becoming more active. This means that by choosing to walk to places instead of driving can be the best change you make. You can track how active you are by using your smartphone. There are plenty of apps that will do this. Or you could invest in something you wear on your wrist like a Fitbit or Apple watch. Both will acknowledge your activity and help you keep on track.

If you are serious about working on problem areas then enlisting the help of a personal trainer might be beneficial. They can advise you on the best exercises to take to achieve your end goals. Another great toning method is to take up exercises like yoga. It’s not only great for the mind but also fantastic for your body.

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Stomach worries

Most women will probably tell you that their biggest hangup will be the stomach area. For many different reasons. Some women will have had children who will have made a lasting impression on their body. Others may have lost weight too fast and find their stomach hasn’t shrunk back as much as it should have. For whatever reason it may be your stomach might be one of the hardest things to overcome. But a lot of how you think is to do with your mind. Exercise techniques will be able to help overcome some of the stomach issues. Of course, you could consider a more permanent thing in the way of surgery. All of which should be researched and taken into consideration.

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How can our lifestyle help?

For many women, our hang ups can be sorted through changing your lifestyle. This means your diet, what you drink, and how you move. Most mantras will tell you that if you put the right things into your body as fuel. If you are active and move about, and if you feel healthy in the mind, then you are on the right track.

This might mean looking at your whole life and trying to make positive changes to help you overcome your body hang ups. The first places you can start is your diet. Do you eat a healthy balanced diet? For many of us sometimes those sweet treats and comforting carbohydrates are too much of a temptation to pass up. While you should never deny yourself anything, you should always have those things in moderation. A healthy diet will include a good dose of protein, healthy carbohydrates, and lots of fruit and vegetables.

As mentioned earlier on, increasing your water intake can have a healthy benefit and help overcome some of your body hang ups. But that’s not all it can do. Increasing how much water you drink can also have a lasting positive effect on your mood, how you sleep and also your energy levels. Meaning getting more active is much easier. Try and cut down pr avoid drinking too much alcohol and caffeine.

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Don’t forget to work on your mindset

Finally, a lot of how we feel is to do with our mindset. Feeling negative and having thought of a negative kind means we are more likely to point out problems we have with ourselves. This means we are more likely to look at our tummy area and be upset, or think our skin tone isn’t what it should be. This is the easiest thing you can overcome, and you will find that all of your worries, or most of them, will disappear with the negativity. It’s more about thinking positively and turning anything negative into a positive thought. You can also start by being grateful. Having a gratitude diary is a great way to be more aware of your thought process throughout the day. Taking time in the morning and the evening to be grateful for what you do have.

In the grand scheme of things body hang ups can affect our lives and confidence, but you have to focus on what you do have. You may have your health, a beautiful relationship, and amazing family. Those are all things to be celebrated.

I hope this has helped you overcome some of the most common body hang ups. You should embrace the body you have and be proud of what you have achieved.

The Stars Who Looked Utterly Cool with Ray-Bans On

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Ray-Bans have been around for a number of decades. In that time they have been worn by many of the world’s most high profile stars.

From movie stars to singers and even Presidents, the appeal of these sunglasses has won over many admirers over the years.

James Dean

One of the very first stars to look great with Ray-Bans on was also one of the first. James Dean became an icon when he appeared in Rebel Without a Cause wearing Ray-Ban Wayfarers.

This powerful endorsement of the brand is credited as being one of the reasons why it became so sought after in the early days. Dean looked amazing with his Ray-Bans on and suddenly everyone else wanted to copy his style and his attitude.

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Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe is another huge star who decided that wearing Ray-Ban Sunglasses was an incredibly cool thing to do. In fact, you may have seen her image used in the 75th anniversary celebrations of this world famous brand.

Her use of these glasses helped their appeal to reach out to more people, as she was one of the world’s most photographed people at the time. If James Dean added a coolness factor to Ray-Bans then Marilyn made them glamorous and sexy when she put them on.

Bob Dylan

Dylan helped to add mystique and edginess to the sunglasses brands when he put them on.
The singer songwriter went through a phase in which he was rarely seen in public without his tinted glasses on.

They provided the perfect counterpoint to his tousled mop of hair and he looked every inch the mysterious, bohemian poet with them on.

John F.Kennedy

Even US Presidents wanted in on the act of looking cool with Ray-Ban sunglasses on. In the case of JFK, he would often put on a pair of Wayfarers when he was out relaxing at the weekend.

This helped to add to his youthful, film star look, of course. Few political leaders have looked as good as JFK did with sunglasses on.

John Lennon

Another of the world’s biggest stars to have worn Ray-Ban glasses with style was John Lennon.  The ex-Beatle apparently had very bad eyesight and often chose to wear Ray-Ban glasses with prescription lenses to stay looking cool while being able to see clearly at the same time.

Lennon definitely helped add a degree of hipness and modernity to the brand at a time when it needed to update its image and face up to modern rivals and changing tastes.

John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd

Perhaps the most amazing use of sunglasses in the history of cinema came in the Blues Brothers. John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd and the rest were almost unbearably cool when they slipped on their Ray-Bans.

The music is this weird yet massively successful movie was memorable but many people remember the dudes with the suits and the shades even more than the tunes. The impact of their style is still remembered too and probably still plays a part in helping people to decide that the time is right to slip on some sunglasses.

Tom Cruise

If you can remember Tom Cruise in Risky Business then there is a fair chance that it is with a spectacular pair of Ray-Bans perched on his nose. This ushered in a new era for the sunglass maker, as it used product placement in movies to boost its image.

Cruise then made an even bigger impression with his Ray-Bans on Top Gun. This movie was an especially good place for the manufacturer to show off their wares, as the original use of Ray-Bans was for use by pilots who needed their eyes protected from the sun at high altitudes. Later on, he would wear them in his Mission Impossible movies as well.

Madonna

The movie Desperately Seeking Susan might not have been a huge success, but it let us see how good Madonna looked wearing a pair of stylish Ray-Bans. The singer’s attempt at becoming an actress didn’t work out but her style in the movie worked wonders for the sunglasses brand.

Madonna also took to wearing the shades when she was off-screen as well. In fact, they were soon to become a big part of her image and something that millions of women all round the world wanted to copy.

The Reservoir Dogs Characters

Kitting out the entire group of criminals in Reservoir Dogs with Ray-Bans was a masterstroke from Quentin Tarantino. The director made a massive impact with this film and the style of the actors had a lot to do with it.

Tarantino was even awarded a Ray-Ban Visionary Award for the style with which he pulled off this movie.