Fashion Makeover Stories To Expect On Season 2 Of "How Do I Look?" Asia | Clozette

Get ready for another season of tears, inspiration, empowerment, the famous “Ewww Tube,” and amazing fashion makeovers as “How Do I Look?” Asia Season 2 makes its return on 29 August at 8PM on DIVA TV. Together with host Jeannie Mai and her new glam squad, this season will also see a varied mix of participants from around Asia – from a Marketing Executive from Taiwan, all the way down to an 'environmental warrior' from Singapore! 

Turned in by their friends, families, and coworkers, these “fashion victims” are not only looking to change up their looks, but to rediscover their confidence and overcome any insecurities as well. What’s even better is that their big makeover coincides with an important event in their lives, allowing the spotlight to shine brighter on their new looks!

Since we know you’re as excited as we are for the return of this makeover series, we have a sneak peek of the fashion makeover stories you can expect to watch this season to help get you through this weekend until it premieres on Monday!


Mehnagha (Malaysia)

After the death of her father, Malaysian lawyer Mehnagha had to become her family’s sole-bread winner. With the pressure on her to provide for her family, finding clothes that fit her petite frame is usually at the bottom list of her priorities. However, with her family now in a better to position to support themselves, her sister and best friend decided that the only option to fix her constant crimes of fashion and to help give her a better chance of achieving her dreams is to call in Jeannie Mai and her style executioner, the Ewww Tube!

While Mehnagha firmly believes she can become a legal high-flyer once again, she thinks she shouldn’t be judged solely on her style. But her friends, family, and guest stylist Andrea Chong completely disagree! So when Mehnagha enters Jeannie’s “Court of Style,” will she be judged guilty or innocent?

Des (Philippines)

21 year-old aspiring vlogger Des endured a lifetime of bullying due to her weight, which is how she found her voice and alter-ego on YouTube as Sooper Purple. She dreams of becoming a successful social media influencer to help and support people in a similar situation as hers, but her lack of confidence has left her without a clue about fashion.

To fix this, her brother Patrick opted to call Jeannie Mai for help. While Jeannie warns her that the process of transformation will be tough and that a few band-aids may need to get ripped off, with Patrick and influencer Andrea Chong helping her discover her new look, there is no doubt that Des will come out looking like a stylish influencer in no time!

Melati (Indonesia)

Being the manager of Go Glam, a division of a successful Indonesian startup business, 24-year old Melati favours comfy, boyish clothes and sneakers and jeans over heels and skirts. But her bosses feel that in spite of her success, Melati’s public image is at odds with the company’s branding. So in order for Melati and the company to move forward together, some adjustments are going to be made. 

Melati knows that in order to move forward in both her professional and personal lives, she needs an image overhaul. So it’s down to her best friend Harumi, her boss Wendy, and Indonesian fashion guru Diaz Diaz to help her complete her transformation!

Jocelyn (Malaysia)

Malaysian physiologist Jocelyn says she likes fashion, but her friends call her a “fashion disaster” as she has no idea what and when to wear certain looks. Stuck in the zone of shorts, jeans, and T-shirts, Jocelyn is looking to the future and dreams of one day getting married and having kids.  

Luckily, her friends Yasmin and Kar Wei, and style icon Marion Caunter believe there is a beautiful swan waiting to burst within her and cannot wait to unveil that fabulous version of her! 

Amy Law (Singapore)

Since having gastric bypass surgery, Amy has nearly lost half her body weight but still sees her 104kg former self staring back in the mirror. Scared that she’ll put the weight back on and trapped in a negative mindset, Amy has kept most of her old clothes and yes, she still wears them!

With zero confidence and no idea on how to make style choices that fit her new body, she leaves clothes shopping to other people, resulting in her looking like a more mature woman. Determined to help her daughter embrace her new body and get out and make new friends, it’s up to Amy’s mum and Marion Caunter to pick her potential new wardrobe and hairstyles that they hope will project Amy into a new future and to a more positive outlook on life!

Dr. Beep (Philippines)

32-year old Joanne, known affectionately to friends and family as “Beep,” is a highly-respected physician and clinical audiologist but you’d never know it just by looking at her. She stills loves fairy tales and cuddly toys, and being only 149cm tall, she prefers shopping in the kids’ department.

But that’s all about to change now as Beep’s mum wants her to dress like the mature, professional woman she is. And Michael, Beep’s boyfriend of two years, is truly and deeply in love with her and is curious to see what the woman he wants to marry and have children with looks like dressed as an adult.

So it’s up to Michael, her mum, and guest-stylist Pam Quinones to make the potential wardrobe and hair choices and convince Beep that it's time to grow up!

Wiggie (Singapore)

Singaporean teacher Wiggie is an ‘environmental warrior.’ With the planet and animals at the top of her agenda, Wiggie would rather recycle her friend’s hand-me-downs than waste her money and the Earth’s resources by buying new clothes. With an already successful career as a voice-over artist, Wiggie dreams of breaking out from behind the microphone and launching a career as an emcee, but her friends are often embarrassed to be seen with her in public.

Her best friend Kyan believes that she does have what it takes to become an emcee, but only if she accepts that the key to a successful career in the public eye is to make a great first impression. Which is why it’s down to Kyan and Marion Caunter to pick out the potential wardrobe and hair styles for Wiggie, something that won’t come easily as she believes she doesn’t need a style overhaul!

Amy Yu (Taiwan)

Amy, a Taiwanese Marketing Executive, always felt different from her family due to her size. But now that she’s flown from the family nest, she has come to the realisation that she’s completely comfortable in her own skin and proud of her curves. She even nominated herself for a Jeannie Mai fashion intervention because she wants to show both her mother and the world that big is beautiful!

Amy has enlisted her fashion-forward friend Ashley to help overhaul her image, so it’s down to Ashley and fashion guru and artistic director Diaz Diaz to make the potential wardrobe and hair selections that could help Amy prove her mother and the world wrong. 


Don't forget to catch "How Do I Look?" Asia on 29 August on 8PM at DIVA TV!

Singapore: CH 303 (SingtelTV), CH 513 (Starhub); Malaysia: CH 702 / 723 (Astro); Philippines: CH 37 (Skycable) / CH 69 (Cignal)



One of the most exciting things about the seasons changing is the shift in fashion looks. It might not seem like a significant change, but if we take things into perspective, these small shifts are a way for us to move from one chapter to another in our lives, taking our fashion choices along with us. From bright and breezy summer looks, it's that time of the year again to welcome muted tones in preparation for fall.

Here's how you can step up your look this fall with #AldoMovesMe Collection 2016, as inspired by the positive idea of 'moving forward' this season, 


Jamaica cloche hat

With scarves and trenchcoats making their way back into our wardrobes this season, this cloche hat inspired by the 1920's certainly adds a touch of glamour to your fall OOTD. 

Hiewet sunglasses

The heat is definitely more intense during summer but did you know that with the sun lower during the latter part of the year, your eyes are more prone to getting the rays full on? That's why make sure you have Aldo's Hiewet sunglasses close by to keep your eyes not only chic, but also safe this season. 

Narcissa tasseled sneaks

Inspired by a rebellious, rock-star vibe, this pair gives your fall outfit an extra pop. Combining the tassels' vintage accent with the modern twist of an elevated sole, no matter what your plans are for the season, these kicks are sure to match your every OOTD.

Paterno monochrome handbag

Say goodbye to totes and colourful fabric slings-- monochrome handbags are back in season! We all know that fall is the time for scarves and boots and basically going a little dramatic yet chic with our outfits. So to add a touch of sophistication to your overall look without going too overboard, this sleek Paterno handbag is definitely a fall staple.


What's on your Fall fashion must-have list? Share your picks with us in the comments below!


Who’s ready to get their fashion and makeup looks on point? Because How Do I Look? Asia is back with a new season and a new Glam Squad that's ready to empower women around Asia with confidence and style. Underneath the racks of clothes, drawers of makeup, and the bright lights are the stories of women around Asia, who, with a little encouragement and guidance from the Glam Squad are inspired to live their lives with renewed confidence.

With the makeover series set to make its Season 2 debut on DIVA TV on 29 August at 8PM, bloggers, stylists, and fashion and beauty enthusiasts gathered at Bugis+ in Singapore and Sunway Pyramid in Malaysia last weekend for a day (or two) filled with fashion, beauty, and wellness. From special guests, to exciting games, and to thrilling makeover challenges, the House Party was nothing short of amazing, amping up the hype even more for the fashion reality show!

So if you missed last weekend’s chic celebration, cheer up! Relive the moments here with our wrap up of the launch events in Singapore & Malaysia!


Thrilling Challenges

The 'EwwwTube' game started off the festivities with two couples going on stage and doing their best to dump as many “ugly clothes” into the famous EwwwTube. How? Each boy was blindfolded and had to throw an item of clothing to their partner stationed near the tube. Then once the ladies received them, they had to quickly throw it up inside the tube; and the first couple that completed the challenge won!

Aside from the game, there was also a Mini Makeover Challenge judged by fashion blogger and stylist Andrea Chong. Each participant had their ‘Before’ shot taken, went through the revolving door, and in a few minutes, came out with a new look!

While over in Sunway Pyramid, after Malaysian Clozette Ambassador and YouTuber Charis Ow received a day-to-night glam makeover from Shu Uemura on stage, four ladies were split into two teams and tasked with recreating the look in just 5 minutes!

Everyone who participated in both challenges were given special prizes and goodie bags, so at the end of the day, everyone won (yay, more makeup)!

Amazing Beauty Booths

If you came down to the event locations au naturel or were looking to give your look a quick pick-me-up, no worries because the launch events in both Singapore and Malaysia had their own respective makeup, hair, and nail makeover booths!

So whether you wanted to amp up your MOTD courtesy of their partner brands MAC and Shu Uemura, or get your tresses done by Redken and Vintage Studio, or change up the looks of your nails via the Nail Palace; no problem because they had it all!

Creative Tips & Tricks

In today’s world of social media, knowing how to artfully take your photos and edit them is a desired skill. Which is why our very own Clozette Ambassador Christy Ho and our resident-photographer Myke Motus gave insightful tips and tricks on “How To Guide Your Boyfriend To Take Your OOTD For You”! They covered all the bases from finding your angles to which apps are the best for editing your photos. So now you can go and werk your OOTD wherever you are!

Moving over to Sunway Pyramid, Redken stylist Alea did a hair demo on INSIDER Editor Lystra Aranal to show the crowd a hairstyle that’s easy to do and looks perfectly undone. Then it was all about letting the fabulous crowd give hair styling a try as she gave another quick demo on how to do the Instagram famous hairstyle – the fishtail braid – on a few lovely volunteers. And in just a few steps, she was able to masterfully braid each lady’s hair, proving that the fishtail braid can work for all hair lengths!

Zumba Dance-Off

It wasn’t just about fashion and beauty at the HDIL Season 2 House Party in Sunway Pyramid, but lifestyle and wellness too. The amazing dance crew from Marigold Yogurt Drink got the crowd moving and pumping their muscles by teaching them a few Zumba dance moves! They even got children to join in with cute is that?!

Special Guests

Of course, no event is ever complete without special guests. And what better way to take the Season 2 launch to the next level than with appearances by fashion blogger Andrea Chong in Singapore, and Indonesian creative director and illustrator Diaz Diaz in Malaysia! Not only are both of them renowned in their respective fields in the fashion industry, but both are also part of Jeannie Mai’s brand new glam squad – helping women embrace their personal style.