Gifts That Will Wow the Receiver, and

What They Say About the Giver

Unless you are socially inept, the wow-factor is what you’re looking for when you give your holiday gifts. That perfect present that makes the recipient pause and say, “Wow!”

But with a cornucopia of choices—including a seemingly endless stream of online offers — you need to consider what your gift is saying about you when it’s unwrapped.

The right gift, as consumer behavior expert Kit Yarrow has written, “can enhance connections between people.” A terrible one? Well, we’ve all had to smile graciously, while mentally distancing ourselves from someone who’s present screamed, “Clueless.”

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The Evolution of Jeans: From Workers’

Trousers to Ubiquitous Fashion Items

There are few items of clothing that are as ubiquitous today as jeans. The humble denim trousers are an item of clothing enjoyed by men and women alike and by people of all walks of life.

While fashions may change, jeans remain constantly adaptable; with torn jeans, distressed jeans, skinny jeans, colored jeans and more all being popular at some time or another. In fact, it’s almost possible to identify an era, simply by looking at the type of jeans worn at the time!

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