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What are the differences between a purse and a handbag?

So it’s 2022 and you say tomato I say tomatoe. In this day and age, whether you say purse or handbag no one bats an eye, nobody is confused we all know what you’re referring to. But, what is the diff? Everybody knows that both the purse and the handbag hold our personal items, make …

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What Are Dive Watches? Can They Be Worn As An Everyday Watch?

What is a dive watch? What sets it apart? The dive watch has a number of technical and aesthetic features that makes it unique from other styles. It’s often considered as being in the realm of ‘sport’ timepieces given its utilitarian-minded engineering, yet we will see that this doesn’t hold it back from being a …

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Is It Okay to Wear Both a Regular Watch and a Fitness Tracker?

It’s true that a smartwatch is a watch and fitness tracker combined.  Many folks who want both a watch and fitness tracker buy a smartwatch.  A smartwatch isn’t for everyone.  In fact, there’s a good argument to be made for opting for a mechanical watch and fitness tracker. Short answer:  Yes, you can definitely wear …

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11 Types of Book Bags You Should Know (Men and Women)

Not sure what type of book bag is right for you? Whether you’re a student, a teacher, or an avid reader, you might be in search of the perfect book bag to carry your books. While most of us tend to go for larger bags, size isn’t always the answer when it comes to heavy book loads. …

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Contact Lenses vs. Glasses (I wear both, this is what I prefer and why)

I’ve worn both glasses and contact lenses for 30 years.  During that time, I’ve worn both glasses and contact lenses.  Right now, I have both contact lenses (daily wear) and a few pairs of glasses. Given vision is an important part of life, I’ve dealt with the glasses vs. contacts issue for years.  Below are …

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13 Detailed Diamond Cut Charts (Shape, Carat and Size)

All diamonds are essentially rocks. They were formed over time (and we’re talking millions of years here). And n their raw form…well, they look like rocks. It takes a jeweler to take that raw diamond and turn it into a beautiful stone that sparkles and glitters and gleams. Today, the cut is considered to be …

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I Bought the Canada Goose Mixed Media Gloves and Love Them (They Really are Touch Screen Gloves)

When I try a new clothing brand, I start small.  I buy one or two items and see how I like them for a while. If I love it, I buy more. That’s exactly what happened with my growing Canada Goose wardrobe.  Same with Banana Repbulic, AG jeans and Lululemon. My wife bought me a …

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13 Different Types of Rollers for Hair

Hair rollers are nothing new. They may seem outdated to some, but the options for rollers are more diverse. Rollers are probably the best way to straighten and curl your hair. It reduces the risk of heat damage, enhances moisture protection, and makes it much easier to style and maintain your hair. Rollers are an …

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5 Different Types of Leather Watch Straps

Not all leather watch straps are made equal, and new alternatives appear daily. While we watch collectors typically divide bands into many categories based on design and material (NATO, leather, bracelet, etc.), lumping all leather watch bands (or straps, if you prefer) together is an oversimplification. So, what types are there? NATO, as well as …

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I Bought Canada Goose “Snow Mantra Mitts” and This is What I Like and Don’t Like

I’m an avid skier.  I ski 20 to 30 days a year (most are half days but I head up to the slopes regularly including many nights for night skiing when it can get wicked cold).  The only problem I have when it comes to staying warm is keeping my hands warm. I’ve bought a …

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40 Different Types of Engagement Rings

Selecting the perfect engagement ring can be challenging because you want everything to be perfect. Besides the nerves about whether your proposal will be accepted, the engagement ring symbolizes the couple’s love and commitment.  If you know what types of engagement rings there are, proposing will be the easy part. There are many types of …

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Why were hats invented (When, Where & How)?

Hats and headwear date to the earliest days of humans. They’ve been worn by royals, celebrities, farmers in the fields and players on different fields. But why do people wear hats and where do they come from? Why were hats invented? Hats Prehistory The first person to ever wear a hat has long been lost …

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What is a Cartwheel Hat?

Cartwheel hats are extravagant hats worn by women with flash and flair. They make a statement, are sometimes magnificently adorned, and provide bountiful shade. A cartwheel hat is so much more extraordinary than its mundane name. Cartwheel hats take their name from their broad, circular, stiff brim, which resembles a cart’s wheel. They typically have …

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