We all hear the stories about people lining up at 3am to be the first into a store for Black Friday deals. Or the hordes pushing their way though the aisles to get the hottest deals for the holidays.
Well, one retailer aims to change that.
REI, the fitness and outdoor sporting apparel store, announced that they will be closed on Black Friday in an effort to encourage their customers to spend some time being active with their friends and families. With the hashtag #OptOutside, REI wants people to share what they are doing on Black Friday. What a great idea!
My family and I have been celebrating the holidays in a minimalist way for a few years now and it makes a huge difference in my enjoyment of the season. Participating in a "secret santa" gift swap, we purchase a gift for only one person in the group. Without the stress of having to buy for a multitude of people, the individual gift can be well curated, thoughtful and more meaningful.
I will take REI's advice this Black Friday and #OptOutside. Maybe I'll take my nephews, all bundled up, for a walk in the morning. Then perhaps I'll head into the city and enjoy the holiday windows, strolling through the streets. No pressure to buy - just a nice time to people watch and enjoy the vibrancy of the season. My version of #OptOutside.
On behalf of the Adea Team, we hope that you enjoy the magic of holidays with your friends and family over the next few weeks.
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I have always been intrigued by the idea of flying around the world in a private jet to check off must-see spots on one’s bucket list. However, when I’ve received brochures about this type of travel the info is usually in the form of descriptive copy and photos of the tours. For example, the number of passengers per tour, how many days each tour takes, where the tour goes, what one will experience, and finally, the cost per person.
There was an enormous amount of planning, organizing and cash outlay for the royal tour of Prince Harry and his lovely wife. For example, there were 76 engagements and 39 official outfits for a wardrobe estimated at 118,000 in British Pound sterling (or $150,478 in US currency. (I did the conversion so if it’s wrong – which I doubt – you can blame me.)
In January, there was a lot of talk on the fashion scene when Karl Lagerfeld missed the Chanel Haute Couture show in Paris. A haute couture show is the show of the year. It is an opportunity for a brand to showcase the best they have to offer, not only in design and artistic abilities but in terms of craftsmanship with many details (if not all) completely done by hand.
We use Italian lingerie sizing for our bodywear and items tend to run small.
Because of the body-hugging nature of the fabric and our body conscious fit most women prefer to wear our layering tops as under-layers. If you are inclined to wear them on their own we suggest you size up. Please email us or give us a call if you have questions about your sizing. We're happy to help you get it right.
Relaxed fit. Wear alone or over any of our layering tees or camisoles.
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