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9 February 2016

"Love Is Extraordinary"




When we think of Valentines Day what normally comes to mind is seduction, romance, and even sweethearts! This holiday is celebrated around the world, but is greeting cards and a box of chocolates really what this tradition is all about? Some critics have stated they feel Valentines Day, a lot like Christmas has become very “commercialized.” You literally can’t go a day without seeing a TV commercial depicting someone being purposed to or even a romantic gesture. This holiday brings really large revenue to many business that plaster there windows with red, purple, and pink clothing, accessories, and even items to get for your man. 

Besides wishing your significant other love this holiday. Some people actually wish everyone Happy Valentines Day. The word Valentine is so interesting enough to make us beg the question. What is the origin of this special romantic holiday? 


The day was first associated with romantic love in the High Middle Ages, when the tradition of courtly love flourished. In 18th-century England, it evolved over time into an occasion in which lovers expressed their love for each other by presenting flowers, offering confectionary, and sending greeting cards (known as “valentines”). 

In Europe, Saint Valentine’s Keys are given to lovers “as a romantic symbol and an invitation to unlock the giver’s heart”, as well as to children, in order to ward off epilepsy (called Saint Valentine’s Malady). Since the 19th century, handwritten valentines have given way to mass-production greeting cards. 

This Valentine’s Day, seduce with delicate charms layered over evening wear ‘a la cherry red a trending colour for 2016! See the fun new ways couples celebrate together for one of the most romantic days of the year. 
                     
                      1) DON'T BE BORING- BE SPONTANEOUS
This is where love begins. It might sound crazy but if you mix things up and think outside your comfort zone this will not only cause sparks between you and your partner, you just might fall back in love all over again.

 Have fun this V-Day and don’t be afraid to enjoy yourself. Go out to eat and dress up, be loud and crazy and just laugh. Laughter is the best medicine and can truly heal from the inside out. Dance even if you are not a processional no one is judging here. 


                     
                      2) GO ON A DATE-MADE WITH LOVE
Chivalry is not dead and neither is dating. Truth be told some people might find getting all dressed up and actually going on a real date intimidating, or maybe people are to busy in there schedule to arrange it. Are we really getting to the point where we are too busy to date? Let’s hope this isn’t the case in your life.

 Oh-so romantic. Blindfold your significant other; no I am not about to talk about 50 Shades torture. Instead opt for a more classic approach everyone loves a surprise especially when it is a good one. Take them to a place where you first met one another or the place you two shared your first date.

 Reminiscing about the good and happy times can really bring your faces into a glowing frenzy and really ignite something special here.    




                       3) NOW TRENDING-HOT CHERRY RED 
Love at first sight. A burst of sweet cherry is cloaked with this vibrant and exclusive hot colour for 2016. This long full-hearted bright coat will defiantly stop traffic! Cherry red will instantly lift your mood.

You know the saying “if your sad, add more lipstick and attack.” This ultimate “ I love you” colour is wrapped up in sumptuous iconic and spectacular coat that draws our eyes straight to it instantly.

Double up this style with a matching shoulder bag. Take this look from ordinary day attire to night with a quick outfit swap. 

   

                4) WHAT WORDS CAN'T SAY- FASHION THAT DELIVERS
Cupid’s calling card! The most outstanding way to surprise your man is by being unexpected. With a classic, feminine, and playful look, she wondered down the long riveted stairs as if she was gliding naturally with ease.

He stopped in his tracks and couldn’t seem to focus since his eyes were drawn to her! She looked so alluring that ruthless tone was all he could think about as he greeted her with grace and simply replied, “You look so beautiful”. So why did his heart skip a beat when you sported this long and graceful bright red dress?

Colours give off a feeling, a joyful hue, and exotic motif that make us react in an emotional way. If you really want to be a gorgeous assortment of rose and heart, then excite him by sporting this bold statement colour he will be your perfect match.    


           5) WRAPPED IN A WARM EMBRACE-A TASTE OF LOVE 
Valentine’s Day isn’t just about looking good! It is about drinking, eating and being merry. What better way to top off this season then a themed drink and food recipe you can easily follow to make your date night that much more special.

The Tainted Shirley: Ice, 1-ounce vodka, ½ ounce of cherry liquor, some bursting with flavour cherries, fizzy water.

Fill your glass with ice top it off with vodka, cherry liquor, and cherries.

Stir together to combine ingredients. Top off with fizzy water and cheers!

 If baking isn’t your thing try ordering some sweetheart themed macaroons from your local bakery to have with your Tainted Shirley.

Love is in the air! Make it personal and fall head over heels this Valentines season with creative design, charming the precious heart, and making it personal with love of an array of classic limited edition romance.

Get swept off your feet this season and don’t forget to impress with these jaw dropping ways you can celebrate this love day together.

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Written By Heather Lisa Noire

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