5 Traits Of A Modern Day Woman | Clozette

Trendy clothes, blown out hair, and perfect makeup -- these can be considered as just some of the many factors that complete the package of a woman that is comfortable in her own skin. Fashion and beauty trends come and go but the strength and timelessness of a modern day woman is truly undeniable.

Oozing with female power, confidence, and the will to go after our dreams makes the women of today as attractive as ever -- just like South Korean actress and amateur boxing champion, Lee Si-Young. A truly multi-faceted woman, she shares the beauty and power of never quitting and being true to oneself in this inspirational video by SK-II


So do you identify with these traits that make up a modern day woman? Read on to find out!

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#1: She is independent

One of the strengths of a modern day woman is knowing how to take charge of her own life. Responsible for her own actions and is not afraid to take well-thought out risks, the modern woman knows she is “The Boss” and makes no apologies when making her own decisions. 

#2: She is passionate

The modern day woman does not believe in the saying “when you take away an artist’s brush, then you take away their dreams.” Despite the tight schedule and the many roles she takes on, she always finds ways to fulfill her passions even if it may mean having to get out of her comfort zone to keep her dreams alive.

#3: She is confident

Strongly believing in her own beauty and potential, the modern day woman recognises that she needs to be the best version of herself to reach her goals. 

#4: She is fearless

A modern day woman knows that being fearless doesn’t mean being rash in making decisions but rather putting her fears aside in order to reach her dreams. It also means not being intimidated by the success of others but seeing it as motivation to be even better.

#5: She is multi-faceted

Taking on many roles can be challenging, but the modern day woman embodies each of them with strength and poise. Her ability to confidently embrace each of her identities with ease truly makes her a real-life superwoman.

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Fashion is everywhere. It’s in your makeup, your accessories, your hair, in your furniture, in the clothes you wear, and so much more. But it’s especially present in films – with just one look you can immediately tell what period it’s set in, the characters’ social standing, and so on!

A film with good fashion makes watching it funner and more exciting because its exquisite collections of outfits look like walking works of art!

And since we love fashion, and we know you do too, we created a list of our favourite movies that every fashionista must watch!

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The Devil Wears Prada (2006)



A movie staple in every fashionista’s list, The Devil Wears Prada offers a look into the life of working for a famous fashion magazine, and the outfits every one wears is as gorgeous and breathtaking as we thought it would be! 

Breakfast At Tiffany’s (1961)



No fashion movie list is ever complete without Breakfast At Tiffany’s. This rom-com is famous for its glamorous ensembles such as Audrey Hepburn's classic little black dress, glitzy parties, and classic and elegant makeup looks!


Sex And The City (2008)



At the beginning of Sex And The City’s television show, the character of Carrie Bradshaw makes it clear that she lives and breathes fashion. So when the show became a movie, her outfits, plus those of her friends, became extra stylish and glamorous that you wouldn't be able to resist going gaga over them! 


Clueless (1995)



Watch Cher Horowitz navigate through boyfriends, betrayals, and more teenage problems while rocking some of the fiercest 90's outfits in Clueless! A must-watch if you love chokers, preppy fashion, brown lips, and a whole lot of grunge!


Factory Girl (2006)



Take a look inside the life of Andy Warhol’s first “superstar”, Edie Sedgwick, and watch as the film stylishly combines the mod era with the beatnik ways of Warhol’s “factory”. So if you like smoky eyes, thick black lashes, and A-line dresses, Factory Girl will be your new favourite film!


Confessions Of A Shopaholic (2009)



Wish you could purchase all the clothes your heart desired? Then you’ll love watching Confessions of a Shopaholic’s Rebecca Bloomwood buy, and wear, the trendiest and most luxurious pieces you could ever imagine!


Yves Saint Laurent (2014)



The Mondrian dress, the Le Smoking tuxedo suit, and more; Yves Saint Laurent explores the life of the French designer from his days as an assistant to designer Christian Dior, to creating his own fashion house and popularising prêt-à-porter (ready to wear) collections!

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Which movies do you wish were in our must-watch list? Share your favourites with us below!

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Singapore shoppers alert: From now until 30th June, get ready to shop till you drop at the largest multi-label pop-up, located at Isetan Level 1, Wisma Atria. Spanning over 17,000 square feet, this pop-up by W.E. (Workshop Element) and Togetherly features a comprehensive retail experience. An all-you-can-shop retail space with over 90 Singapore-based brands? Oh, yes! Whether you’re a style maven, craft addict, or an art enthusiast, there is something for everybody.


Clozetters Becks and Kersie with Alfie Leong (middle)

As opposed to permanent retail spaces, there is a reason for the rising popularity of pop-up retail spaces – this temporary retail environment creates opportunities for new brands. “Some spaces are too big for many of us to consider it a permanent space. The rental will drown SMEs, especially in the Singapore retail scene,” according to veteran fashion designer and W.E. founder Alfie Leong. “Pop-ups allow us to explore, provide a platform for small businesses, and build crowd for the landlords by cultivating awareness.”


Jewellery brand, Azen, at W.E. x Togetherly Pop-up

Then, how were the brands chosen to showcase at the W.E. x Togetherly Pop-up? “My partners, Wendy and Germaine, worked closely together to curate and understand the brands. There were many factors that were considered. Some brands are really interesting and creative, but they lack a space to sell. Some brands are new and we feel that they have growth potential. Some have been in the trade for a long time, and when we unite these brands together, we create awareness for them.”



Eyewear brand, Visual Mass, at W.E. x Togetherly Pop-up

Looking to stock up on your accessories stash? There are Foundry And Co, Azen, Whimsy and Magic, and more. Want to get your beauty fix? Head to Love Organic, Basic Theory, FrankSkincare, and so on! Dying to level up on your hipster vibe? Visual Mass, The Way We Were, an art gallery by Art Front, and the likes are at your service. As for the home design savvy folks? Airmocks, Commune Home, and Artless Goods are just a few of the home décor brands you have to know about!



Lifestyle (candles) brand, Sally’s Room, at W.E. x Togetherly Pop-up

The W.E. x Togetherly Pop-up serves as a central marketplace for both new and established brands – and you’re looking at almost 100 independent brands and businesses born and bred in Singapore. No kidding! Don’t believe us? Go check out the massive pop-up and see for yourself!

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