Month: September 2019

What Makes Sterling Silver Jewelry Expensive?

Sterling silver, gold, platinum: all these three are popular luxury metals used in jewelry. Unlike costume jewelry that’s merely plated in these luxury metals, getting real luxury jewelry can cost an arm and a leg. For those who have owned both, you can imagine why: costume jewelry, after some time of keeping them, loses its …

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What’s a Wifebeater and Other Origins of Clothing Names

While most clothing terminologies have remained constant over time (i.e. skirts, gowns, shirts, etc.), some terms actually change, or are given a name retroactively. Some of these, like the Vandyke Collar or the Garibaldi, are named after popular historical icons, while garments like the Wifebeater had more…problematic origins. Wifebeater One of the most, shall we …

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Pretty in Pink: Disney Princess Dresses You Can Cosplay If Pink Is Your Color

As a Disney fan ever since I was a kid, the first characters I look out for when visiting Disneyland are the princesses scattered around Fantasyland. As a kid, I’ve always said I wanted to be a princess because of them. When I grew older, I realized this didn’t mean marrying into a royal family …

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Disney Princess Movie Marathon: How to Watch These Movies in Chronological Order

Who doesn’t like at least one Disney movie? Whether it’s a Marvel movie or one of its more mature movies (fun fact: did you know that Armageddon is actually a Disney film since Disney owned its production company by the 1980s), Disney’s wide scope of subsidiaries means that at least one of your favorite movies …

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