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5 Fashion Don'ts

Ambassador Insider, cforcassan, lets us in on the 5 fashion don'ts to stop doing right now. Are you guilty of any of these?

I won't say that there are rules when it comes to fashion. Who says there's anything wrong with wearing tights as pants or see-through bottoms? You mean there's a fashion police roaming round town, catching anyone who does so? 

But my dear fashion lovers, there is though, a thin line when it comes to knowing what fits you well, and when what you are wearing is garnering too much unwanted attention. Here are some of the, well.... Fashion Don'ts that you might want to avoid the next time you are pulling your hair out, trying to figure out what to wear.

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1) (Too) Short Bodycon Dresses


When dressing up, comfort comes into play as well. There's nothing glamorous about wearing really short dresses and having to fuss over accidentally exposing yourself! Why go through all the trouble just to look good? But if need be, you can always wear a pair of tights under it.
2) Really Short Shorts


Wearing short shorts, to the point that your butt cheeks are hanging out is not cool. Choosing a pair of shorts that fit you well is crucial as a wrong fit might accentuate the wrong areas of your thighs, giving you an unflattering silhouette!


3) Over Accessorizing


If done right, accessorizing can make an ordinary outfit look extraordinary. However, adding to many of them might just make the outfit look messy and cluttered. Pick one accessory as the main focus of your outfit and complement it with small, well-placed accessories if need be---such as a sweet pair of earrings to go along with a statement necklace.


4) Lingerie Choices


Ever walked out of the house only to realize that you are wearing the wrong colour lingerie under your partially sheer bottoms? Well I have. Now, I make it a point to double check before I leave the house before I commit such an embarrassing mistake again!


5) The Wrong Fit


Like they say: just because it zips, doesn't mean it fits. As much as you want to dress well, wearing clothes that do not fit just results in non-stop fidgeting and being constantly self-conscious of how you look. Trust me girls, you can ditch all these insecurities when you choose the right pieces for your body.


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The thing about the new year is being able to reset your style and get yourself ready to dress-to-impress. So what if 2014 wasn't the year when you took the fashion scene by storm with your well-styled OOTDs? It's a whole new year and there's no time better than now to refresh your style choices and start the year in-style.


So we took a peek into the collection of one of Asia's leading online fashion destinations and hand-picked the Top 5 items everyone should add to their wardrobe this year. 


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Mango Metallic Pleated Skirt



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Just because the festive holiday season is over doesn't mean you have to put a halt on your love for all things shimmery, sparkly, and splendid! We're loving this Metallic pleated skirt from Mango with its elastic waistband and flared silhouette cut. Pair it with strappy heels and a black top for an effortless party look that you can rock all year.

Colour-Block Shift Dress



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When you're a fan of colours as much as we are, a good colour-block dress is a definite must-have for your wardrobe. Transition your way into Spring fashion with this Navy/Off White/Green Colour-Block Shift Dress by Zalora. It has a relaxed fit with contrasting trims, and a stylized side hem that will look great paired with black booties--the perfect outfit for brunch with your best girl-friends!


River Island Crop Top



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While it may be Sweater Weather now in our region, we know better than to expect it to last for long. Soon enough, the cool weather will come to an end, giving way to the warm days of Summer. So get your wardrobe Summer-ready with this Racer Front Crop Top from River Island. Pair it with high-waist shorts or a skater skirt and strappy sandals for a sweet, flirty ensemble.


RED Torn Skinny Jeans



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Jeans will always be a wardrobe staple and a good'ol pair of torn skinny jeans is a definite must-have. We're loving the slim lines and well-placed torn-detailing in this dark, skinny jeans from RED. Pair it with a peplum top and strappy heels for a sweet, girly look; or a baggy sweater and chucks for a laid-back weekend ensemble.


Material Girl Hi-Lo Bodycon



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It's months away from Labour Day and if you're one who abides by the No-White-After-Labour-Day rule, then there's no time than now to add this to your wardrobe. This white bodycon dress from Material Girl features a textured, lightweight material and a hi-lo cut for a soft silhouette. Pair it with sky-high heels and a bright red-lip for a party night-out with your friends.


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XIXILI is at it again! After the launch of their Christmas collection, Natascia, they now present their new collection, Little Miss Melissa! 

Melissa is a bold new set of intimates playfully combining the colours black and red to highlight a woman’s body with allure and sophistication. Following XIXILI’s brand philosophy, the new Melissa collection is crafted to uplift your spirit for the new year. 



Having the proper set of intimates is just as crucial as wearing the perfectly-fitted jeans. It accentuates the curves of your body for a flawless silhouette to keep you looking and feeling good through the day. With Melissa’s alluring slip nightie, demi cup, and seamless cup, you’ll surely have a few more heads turning as you strut by.

Get ready for the bold new you with XIXILI’s Melissa collection!
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