This look used to be the laid-back standard in places of business; however, it is now the norm for companies where employees regularly interact with clients or are making daily sales with their office life in plain view.
What Kyrgyzstan lacks in gracious buildings and fancy cakes it makes up for with nomadic traditions such as laid-back hospitality, a healthy distrust of authority and a fondness for drinking fermented mare's milk.
Whether you prefer laid-back relaxed country living or the excitement of a metropolitan area, you can find a location that offers the kind of lifestyle you want, making it your own individual ideal cheapest place in the USA to retire.
In 1973, Texas country singer Jerry Jeff Walker chose this laid-back destination as the place for the recording of his new album, "Viva Terlingua", which became very popular (and this helped to put Luckenbach on the map).
God, he thought, as he laid back his aching head, get me through the next few hours and maybe they'll all be gone!
He laid back down, leaving a space between them.
I like the country and the laid-back people.
He plugged in a Coltrane disc and then a Gerry Mulligan and laid back to commiserate with the perfect sound of it all while he closed his eyes and pretended he was happy.
The deity managing the Future was wise in the way of an ancient immortal that had seen everything since the time-before-time, yet laid back and friendly, two traits Gabe didn't expect.
The driver was really laid back and said he didn't mind us smoking as long as we used the ashtrays.
Activities include bird-watching, snorkeling, sailing and walking - one of Explore's most laid-back tours.
But rather than playing buffoon to Lee's philosopher, Richard is more laid back and less analytical.
The Main River flows east-west through the city, separating the north bank's skyscrapers and bustle from the south's more laid-back charms.
The second room will be playing laid-back grooves and moody beats for those wanting an alternative setting in which to savor the night.
The slices are then interleaved with cellophane and laid back in order of slicing.
This short laid back jazzy song was written by Andy Power.
I like the dramatic entry into the chorus, but then it sounds a bit too jazzy and laid-back for my liking.
Geilo has a very laid-back, sleepy feel, its hotels scattered around the center.
Beeswax the cat loves a laid-back, quiet life during the day, but enjoys a dramatic and noisy night life.
The 2005 Memba Rally, although one of the wettest in recent memory, was also one of the friendliest and most laid-back.
Hope comes in the form of Fergus Pearson, gentle, laid-back and kind - everything her husband isn't.
laid-back vibe, where you can mix or enjoy time out alone.
laid-back atmosphere in the studio.
laid-back grooves which she describes as " Acoustic Groove " .
laid-back attitude leaves you to wonder who's teaching who!
laid-back lifestyle - the food, the wine, the interminable lunches?
Good to see them again, we had a fairly laid-back time, including staying in for Hogmanay watching movies.
Maimonides, although a very logical thinker, had a rather laid-back attitude toward contradiction.
He's so laid-back, and yet so very, very focussed.
Our parents are very laid-back - there was never any pressure to succeed at anything, as long as we were happy and content.
Ian Brown's set was pretty much as you'd expect, delivered in a typically laid-back, almost laconic way.
I found the system's tonal balance slightly laid-back; it didn't push detail forward.
Four hours later (10.30pm ), team laid-back stumble out into the misty night.
Cayman Brac, with its awe-inspiring bluff and laid-back lifestyle, splits the difference.
Arthur is very laid back and Nell is quite nervy, I think it is just her nature.
oblivious tae the commotion; ah suppose they're used tae it, or mibbe meditatin really does make ye laid back.
Opening track of the night was ' Gabriel ', a laid-back number built around gently percussive strums.
The album, a laid back deeply seductive affair, draws images in my mind of late nights in busy cities.
very swanky food in a nice laid back atmosphere.
He is such a nice natured horse, he loves attention has a lovely laid back temperament.
Nice laid-back stuff with a slight twang of darkness in the lyrics.
Here goes, um, I suppose I am very laid back nothing really phases me.
That instant, when Nicholas saw the wolf struggling in the gully with the dogs, while from under them could be seen her gray hair and outstretched hind leg and her frightened choking head, with her ears laid back (Karay was pinning her by the throat), was the happiest moment of his life.
He took a dozen bounds, not very quickly, letting the borzois gain on him, and, finally having chosen his direction and realized his danger, laid back his ears and rushed off headlong.
It 's quite a laid back group and we have no qualms about reading anything.
Blues Connection got the sunny afternoon off to a great start with their laid back country blues and ragtime music.
They combine laid back sultry vocals to a more recognizable British rap sound.
Very swanky food in a nice laid back atmosphere.
Even the most laid back child will get fidgety if he has to ride in a carseat for very long.
This breed is fairly laid back and quiet.
Although Himalayans are laid back in nature, most cats dislike water and grooming regardless of their nature.
Most cottages are a casual style and the furnishings reflect this laid-back approach to coastal living.
When a laid-back tropical vibe is desired, look for one of their bedding patterns such as Captiva, Blue Lagoon, Tahitian Sunset, Bird of Paradise, Ferngully, Isla Saona, or Hatteras.
Country style interior design is all about keeping things laid back and natural, and Country inspired Christmas decorating is the same.
There is nothing wrong with stocking up a room with a few favorite games and just making it a laid back space for having fun.
Sierra-at-Tahoe: Sierra-at-Tahoe offers sunshine, a laid-back vibe and over 480 inches of fresh snow each year.
Pacific Sunwear is a great source for stylish clothes with a laid-back vibe.
We also found out that button down shirts, distinctive belts and an all over laid back or emo look is popular with young men.
Some brides even prefer a laid-back dress because it is more likely they will be able to wear it for other special occasions, holidays, and parties.
From its sprawling oceanfront resorts to its laid-back inns and balmy beach bungalows, the Sunshine State is a slice of heaven for brides and grooms.
Bold, colorful and absolutely magnetic, tropical prints reflect the cool, laid-back feel of an island retreat or a languid beach vacation.
While that may not be possible for everyone, it certainly is possible to emulate that laid-back vibe in the comfort of your own home.
Kenny Chesney's sweet country sound and his barefooted, laid-back style have won him legions of fans.
The laid-back, southern charm McConaughey is known for couldn't get him out of trouble when he was arrested in 1999 when police knocked on his door in response to a noise complaint.
The groom was dressed equally as laid back in brown pants and a white shirt.
This fashion is laid-back, while at the same time looking put together.
Hairstyles should be laid-back in order to complete the look, and fashion jewelry is also generally best left out.
A lot of parties just happen and are very laid back.
If it's a laid-back gathering with lots of friends sitting around and watching the game, then you may all want to chip in for pizza.
If you are interested in a laid-back, relaxing cruise without high-energy activities, Royal Caribbean may not be the best choice (though there are places on every ship where such relaxation is revered).
The noble cruise ambience pervades even this laid-back option with background piano music and wait staff providing drinks.
For a laid-back, relaxed atmosphere steeped in nautical tradition and traditional standards of excellence, Holland America is the perfect choice for a cruise vacation.
The busiest months fall between April and October, however, so for a more laid back pace you may want to consider cruising in the off-season.
Public announcements are also made during the day to encourage passengers to join in the fun, though travelers interested in a relaxed, laid-back cruise vacation may not find those reminders appealing.
This is a picturesque laid back destination filled with culture and enchantment.
Unlike traditional cruise vacations, sailings on the Mississippi River are more intimate and laid back than island hopping on modern megaliners.
Enjoy blues music and a laid back vibe while you see a town where seven Confederate generals used to live.
The laid-back city is a haven for tourists, thanks in large part to its cruise port.
Memory is not as reliable during times of stress and having a sick or injured canine companion can stress out even the most laid back owners.
My Rottie is very laid back and easy going, and from what I understand about the Bullmastiff from talking with his current owner, he is very sweet and gentle.
Tyson is a laid back English Bulldog from Huntington Beach, CA.
In these casual workplaces, men are able to wear jeans with button down or knit shirts, and can also enjoy shoes of the laid-back variety, including sneakers.
It's easily one of the most relaxed items in a business casual wardrobe, and is probably best saved for situations like golf outings or laid-back lunches with coworkers.
The very epitome of laid-back, summery style, a big and tall Hawaiian shirt is a great choice for the man who wants to channel a comfy, beachy vibe no matter where he might be.
While not for a corporate look, this code mixes the more laid-back styles of today with attention to fashion and detail.
Mad Men will mostly give you a look at the more conservative men's styles of the 1960s, but 1960s men's fashion ran the gamut from extremely laid-back and minimalist to more traditional items with a twist.
Instead, keep it cool and laid back by pairing the polo shirt with a pair of shorts or jeans.
For a classic look comprising laid-back comfort and hip style, button-down cardigan sweaters for men are a must.
Cotton camisoles, on the other hand, are of a more casual, laid back ilk.
A stylish alternative to basic jeans and shorts during spring and summer, capri pants contribute to a laid-back, feminine appearance that looks effortlessly pretty.
Head directly to the Sleepwear department to find everything you need for a comfortable night's sleep, including pajama sets, separates, sleep shirts, nightgowns and even laid-back loungewear.
For instance, add ballet flats for a laid-back look or sexy, stacked heels for fashion flair.
What you will find is food friendly, easy to drink wines that will go well with any gathering form the formal dinner party to the laid-back beach barbecue.
The laid back atmosphere where everyone dances solo and yet together is popular, especially with younger crowds.
Leapin' Leotards: Offering several types of laid-back costumes, this company has been outfitting dance teams for more than 25 years.
With the laid back atmosphere of a line dancing group, you can easily jump in and learn the dance while the music is playing.
Short emo hair cuts can run the gamut from wild and head-turning to cool and laid-back.
Bed head hair styles are similarly appealing for their ease and laid-back approach.
The result is a laid-back look that's easy to maintain and appropriate for everything from the office to the big date.
His laid-back men's hair cut is groomed to perfection, yet there's still an air of scruffy charm to it.
Trendy summer hair cuts don't have to be high maintenance, so go laid back with a wash and wear shag rather than an overly-coifed style.
The laid-back lifestyle, sunny beaches, and lack of personal income tax still make Florida an attractive destination for relocating.
Your firstborn child might be a laid-back musician, and your lastborn might grow up to be a CEO.
In a society that is obviously more laid back than previous generations in terms of how one dresses, comfort -- and cost -- seem to prevail when it comes to maternity clothes.
While not as well known outside the city as North Beach or the Haight, Noe Valley is a laid-back, beautiful neighborhood with plenty to offer.
From Target to Roxy, men, women and children all love the laid back look they provide.
This exciting new brand delivers bikinis in a unique blend of unabashed Brazilian sensuality and laid back California style.
These trunks embody the best of Marc Jacobs with their cool clean look and beach-friendly, laid-back style.
Men's bathing suits are now available in a variety of shapes, sizes and fabrics, from the skimpiest most revealing suits to the fullest, most laid back board shorts.
I started to compete when I was four, but it was very laid back.
Raisins swimwear describes its line as one that embodies Southern California's laid back and fun style that combines the states' unique and "beachy" look with current junior fashion trends.
Her personal style is a combination of laid-back beach beauty and jet-setting glamour.
Sportier and more laid-back than a bikini, it leaves just a small section of the stomach bare.
Summer's laid-back dress code allows you the opportunity to really take it easy, yet still enjoy a gorgeous look.
From top to bottom, this look is quintessentially laid-back and fresh, and it bares just enough skin to keep you comfortable in even the hottest temperatures.
You may prefer form-fitting fashion that shows off those dangerous curves, or you might be a more laid-back girl who's into everything breezy and gauzy.
Women do occasionally wear black during the summer, but it's not a shade that reflects the laid-back attitude of the season.
Jazz attire is much more laid back than the traditional tutus, tights, and bodices of ballet, or the tailored pieces of tap dance costumes.
I've been searching the Internet for date ideas but none of them match our personalities of being really laid back yet crazy people.
What are the things you admire the most about me in the light of how our relationship works (for example, laid-back about time spent with friends, very organized, etc)?
Typically, a printed announcement should be worded similar to the forthcoming wedding: a formal wedding requires a formal announcement, while a laid-back ceremony or elopement needs a less rigid format.
Parties celebrating engagements are naturally more laid-back than bridal showers or other wedding-oriented events, and they should focus on both individuals rather than just the bride-to-be or groom-to-be.
Fake Outs: Similar to a misdirection, a man could hint that tonight will be special, only to surprise his beloved with a more casual, laid back affair.
Many bags offer a good mix of laid back style with a hint of glam that offers incredible versatility.
The silk bucket is attractive enough, but it's bested by a variety of laid-back, country-style plaid prints.
BOSS Selection: Find laid-back, understated pieces with an upscale vibe in this smart, pulled-together collection of apparel and accessories.
A casual feel: Mudd bags are designed for casual wear, with a fun, laid-back vibe.
If you're a fairly laid back bride, you can give a general guideline and have them choose their own shoes.
Finally, check out these fantastic animal print pumps--wear them with jeans for sexy, laid-back style!
For women's shoes Rockport offer everything from pumps and boots to sandals and loafers, all in high quality leather or canvas, and a casual, laid back style.
There are several different styles to choose from, all of which would look great with either jeans or skirts for a laid-back summer look.
These sandals--affectionately referred to as simply 'Rainbows' by devoted wearers--are designed with an active, yet laid back lifestyle in mind.
These laid-back shoes are ideal for everyday wear and provide comfort during those chillier months.
If simple and laid back is more your approach to style, then Restful is the pair of slippers for you.
Jellies are typically inexpensive and their casual nature makes them perfect for laid-back summer style, which is the best season in which to sport them.
Flip flops: Of course, no casual shoe range would be complete without a pair of the world's most laid back shoes.
Canada - Ski until your heart's content at the massive cosmopolitan resort of Whistler or the more laid-back Banff.
What's more, because of its reputation for laid-back living, most college coeds looking to party hardy bypass Bermuda and opt for a more raucous place to get drunk.
These playful watches are great for casual outfits and laid back events like picnics, school, family get-togethers, and lunch with the girls.
Tambour Automatic GMT--Steel and Yellow Gold: Laid back luxury is the defining element of this elegant watch.
All of these feelings serve as stress reducers because the person's mood is happier, more laid-back and generally satisfied.
Boxers, at least of late, have a lot of advantages associated with them, and central to that argument is the relaxed, laid back attitude that seems to be inherent with the style.
The laid-back vibe of the restaurant translates to a casual dress code.
Each season brings new diversions, whether you're looking for fun and exciting or laid-back and relaxing.
The cafeteria-style dining is laid-back and offers plenty of different cuisines from which to choose.
Luigi's atmosphere is laid back and welcoming, inviting all diners, to come in and enjoy their delicious array of menu options.
Whether that's a laid-back, come-as-you-are style or something completely formal and modern, you can still come up with a simple way to present your ideals as you and your spouse throw your first party as husband and wife.
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