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Shoe Buying Tips From an Insider Fashionista

Elizabeth Rondon



Are you in your quest to find that perfect shoe for that special occasion? Then read on, in case you want to learn the way to select and buy the proper pair. We will cover some fashion basics as well as some insider tips in show shopping.

The Basics

First we need to review some of the basics, as it pertains to show shopping.You must be comfortable in the type of shoe you are going to buy. Of course there are. But I believe that you are a smart shopper and want to maximize your money. It does not matter how fierce or cute they look. You’ll not wear them if it is not comfortable, then more than likely. And should you end up not wearing them, then that is money down the drain.

Shopping Online?

You can try to buy them online. but its best that you want to try them on at the store. We’ll review some more tips later on in the article. You should be sure the sizes do not run big or you could be set up with a disappointment, if you brown online. Try to read some reviews on the sizing of other customers.

It’s a good idea to cross check together with the measurements to make sure everything is kosher of the website. This is improve your own chances of getting the perfect fit the first time.

Choose a show color that matches a majority of your wardrobe. In the event you don’t you could end up wasting a lot of money for a pair that only goes with one outfit.

The more well-rounded the show, the easier it’ll be to dress up. In fact, I sometimes by two pairs since I know this design will go.

Try to stick with colors that go will with most colors. Some colors are white, brown and black. Should you decide to spend a little more on them, be sure they match more colors. Its just being conscious. All of us have an outrageous pair of rad or pink shoes that are to die for, however do not get used. It should match in the event you follow this rule that most money for the shoes the more outfits. Then buy them, in the event you find a pair of blood red pumps for $19.

However, one skirt is really matched by it and if it really costs $125, then don’t. Another rule to follow is to no buy anything too trendy. Fashion trends come and go, but once you spend your money it’s gone. What might be hot right now, mightn’t be so hot next season. Try to stick to your essentials.

Its best to buy a pair of 1/2 of the year. or shoes that may be worn new season

Shoe Buying Tip Recap

So let us recap. Be certain to pick you own. And most importantly, make sure they’re comfortable to wear and walk in. Tips for High Heels It’s important to know that high heels have been shown to cause some knee, back and foot pain. The reason behind this is because of the shortening of the calf muscles after prolonged use. As the calf muscle is effected by it, it transfers to the foot and may lead to pain. Moreover, high heels put lots of pressure on the forefoot area. This will definitely lead to painful corns.

Here are some of the best show shopping tips to help you get most from your footwear hunting.

Try to buy shoes in the afternoon or after work as you feet swell during the day. It’s going to help determine the actual size of your foot in the real world. For sizing, the tip of your longest toe and the shoe should have a gap that is about the size of your thumb. This will allow for your toes to move freely with no pain. Its better to have a shoe with a buckle or laces. This is ensure proper adjustments and a snug fit. The heel should be less than 2 inches in height. For more comfort, the soles ought to be made of the upper part made of soft leather and rubber.

Then you’ll be well on your own way to finding that perfect shoe that fits in the event you follow this easy guide.

Writer, Bellable Contributor. Caracas, Venezuela

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Fashion For The Gram: How To Become An Instagram Fashion Influencer

Kristie Bertucci Real



Social media has changed the way we live and make a living. If you love fashion, you probably already follow a variety of different fashion accounts on Instagram and are constantly hitting like just to get the outfit details emailed to you via But what you probably don’t know is that these Instagram fashion accounts are making a real living from simply dressing up and posting pictures! That’s right, they’re getting paid for each style post they add to Instagram! If you already love fashion and are a vivid Instragrammer (or “grammer”) then you could become the next big fashion influencer, reaping the rewards of your fashionable life and here’s how to do it!

Have a niche

There are a million and one different fashion influencers on IG these days, so if you want to become part of the elite, you’ll have to figure out your niche. Are you going to be a lifestyle Instagrammer, adding in different aspects of your life into your feed, or will you be a strictly style influencer and only post pics of your daily outfit? Maybe you’ll do style for less pictures or play around with vintage clothing? Whatever you interest is, narrowing it down can help set you apart from the millions of other accounts and allow you to gain a dedicated following.

Create a cleaver name for your IG handle

Now comes the hard part…creating a name for you IG handle! You’ll want something memorable and catchy and something that defines your look. You don’t want to make it complicated with too many numbers or signs and if you have a blog, it’s wise to name it the same if it’s available. Remember that you’ll want something that you can use forever and something that will be unique to you and your fashion goals.

Create a content schedule

To populate your IG account with pictures, you’ll want to plan your outfits ahead of time so that you know exactly what you’ll be posting at least a few days to a week in advance. Of course, you’ll want to maybe use some real-time pictures as they happen, but scheduling out outfit posts will make it easier to keep adding to your feed without wondering what to add the day of. Many choose a day to shoot photos of what they’re wearing for the week and then use different shots or angles on different days. However you plan on doing it, creating a schedule of what outfits you’ll be posting will help save you time and sanity!

Figure out your IG picture aesthetic

Each IG fashion influencer most likely has their own IG aesthetic – or a look they try to follow with their posts. This can range from a specific filter they always use or prop they always have handy to make their feed cohesive. If you plan on doing the same, figuring out what filter(s) you’ll be using is a must so that all your posts have the same look or feel. Although it sounds complicated, it’s simply using a few picture apps to mix and match filters that catch your eye. And if you’re editing your photos on a computer, you can easily find filters with many popular programs, too. But no matter what aesthetic you go for, make sure that you have crisp high-quality photos!

Be consistent

In order to keep your following engaged, you’ll have to be consistent with your postings! You can’t post everyday then go silent for a week or else you’ll lose your audience’s attention. Be consistent with your posts so that your audience anticipates your next photo!

The right hashtags

In the beginning, hashtags will be your best friend since this is the easiest way to grow your following. With this being said, you’ll have to research the best hashtags on Instagram that are relevant to your feed and that are popular to get people checking out your content. It’s best to use the entire allotted amount of hashtags (30) that IG allows. And it’s good to mix them up! Have a few batches handy so that you can see which ones work better. Once you start to amass a following, you won’t have to use as many hashtags as you did in the beginning when first starting out.

Don’t forget to tag

Whatever you’re wearing, make sure to tag the company, so as you grow your following, these companies will see that you are becoming an influencer and will want to team up with you on sponsored posts!

Be ready to invest

Until you have a good following, you won’t be getting free swag for a while, so you’ll have to dish out your own cash for all your outfits. But don’t worry, if you’re a savvy fashionista and know where to get the latest trends for less, you’ll be able to churn out style inspo pictures without being broke!

Be committed and be patient

Know that you’re not going to get thousands of followers overnight. But if you’re committed and put in the work, you’ll soon start to see your numbers rise! Just be consistent and patient and keep posting quality pictures and on-trend outfits and you’ll slowly become that fashion influencer you initially wanted to become!




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Pepa Pombo opened Colombia Moda 2017 fashion Week

Bellable Multimedia Staff



Pepa Pombo Fashion House opened the 28th edition of the most important Latin American fashion event where designers and brands showed off a plethora of creations.

Bold colors and patterned prints took over the catwalks in Medellin with Pepa Pombo and its current Creative Director and daughter Monica Holguin. Andrés Pajón, another colombian designer joined the with night with his creations.

Medellin, a center for textiles and apparel, draws buyers nationally and from abroad for the three-day fashion event, made up of catwalk shows and trade exhibitions.

Swimwear brand Luli Fama was among the first to kick off the runway shows on Tuesday, presenting bikinis and sarongs in bold colors and printed patterns.

Student designers also presented their creations with collections for both men and women, showcasing structured tops and dresses, also in a variety of colors.

Colombiamoda 2017 ends on Thursday July 27.


7,500 square meters is the surface on which the fair is exhibited.

13,600 buyers are expected in this version of the event, 1,600 international and 12,000 nationals. The countries with the most buyers are the United States, Mexico, Ecuador, France, Panama and Peru.

620 brands from 15 countries exhibit at the fair.

69 fashion events, catwalks, performances and Trunk Shows, will take place in Colombiamoda 2017.

61 designers.

22 lectures and 12 workshops.

400 models.

60 photographers.

300 national and 80 international media.

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Bella Hadid add Versace’s Zayn x Versus to her fashion houses

Bellable Multimedia Staff



Bella Hadid continues to ad to her impressive resume of fashion houses, now posing for Versace’s Zayn x Versus fashion collection.

The top model, 20, who has modeled for Dior, Moschino and Victoria’s Secret,  made the most of her sparkling eyes and clothes horse figure in a hoodie and thigh-skimming skirt.

Wearing her jumper pulled up over her face, her raven hair contrasted her bright turquoise eyes, highlighting her chiseled bone structure.

Emblazoned with the designer’s logo, the sweater swamped her slender physique, proving she can pull off any look.

Teamed it with a tiny leather skirt, the model made the most of her toned thighs as she posed up a storm for the cameras.

The daughter of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Yolanda Foster, in a recent interview with InStyle magazine opened up about her friendship with reality star and fellow model Kendall Jenner, who she said met online on twitter for first time 7 yeats aho, before both started theirt model career,  and now are best friends.

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