FAVE 5: Evening Elegance | Clozette


We love street style and practical dressing. But once in a while, we're delighted to get an excuse to whip out dresses fit for a ball. For an evening of elegance at the 2018 E! Bloggers Ball, here's what some Community members chose to wear.


Glimmering in gold


A woman wearing a golden glittering gown poses for the camera

(Photo from: mariatheresaso)


Glittering glam


A woman faces the wall, revealing the backless detail of her shimmering gown.

(Photo from: jeannegerbread)



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Even in the dynamic worlds of fashion and beauty, there's still room for firsts. Just this week, we've witnessed a couple of groundbreaking moments and notable changes. From new awards to the latest ambassador of a heritage brand, here are the updates that are shaking the landscape.


Kylie Cosmetics x Jordyn Woods makeup collection is now available



BFFs Kylie Jenner and Jordyn Woods have finally unveiled their makeup collection for Kylie Cosmetics. Last weekend, the products were showcased on the beauty brand's Instagram Stories, including swatches of lippies, highlighters and shades from the eyeshadow palette. Judging from the colours, it looks like good makeup options for fall with all the oranges, mauves and brick reds. Are you interested to try?


Green carpet awards in the spotlight



With Gucci missing from the Milan Fashion Week lineup, the spotlight fell on the Green Carpet Fashion Awards. Dubbed by some as the Oscars of sustainable fashion, the award-giving body gives recognition to luxury brands and personalities who champion sustainability. This year, the new Wellness Award was given to Elle Macpherson for her advocacy. Meanwhile, the CNMI In Recognition For Sustainability went to Donatella Versace for her fashion brand's sustainability initiatives. And the coveted Franca Sozzani GCC Award for Best Emerging Designer was won by Gilberto Calzolari. You can check out the full list of winners here.


Skinfood CEO to sell shares?



SKINFOOD is one of those OG Korean skincare brands that has been in the scene before K-Beauty became extremely popular. Over the years, they have released products that gained cult-following like the Black Sugar Mask, Tomato line and many more. However, as competition became tough, SKINFOOD's popularity met a decline. And now, there are rumours that their CEO is seeking to sell shares before the brand's value further decreases. Whatever may happen, we'll be keeping tabs on what's next for the brand.


Rimowa unveils the icon film of Yoon Ahn



As part of Rimowa's first-ever global campaign, the brand is releasing Yoon Ahn's icon film, which was shot in her hometown in Tokyo. Yoon's film emphasises how travel and movement make her the icon that she is and that this process is important for her to come up with ideas as Dior Homme's director of jewellery. Other personalities who will have their own icon film as well are Virgil Abloh, Roger Federer and Adwoa Aboah. 


Michael B. Jordan is the new face of Coach


Michael B. Jordan wearing a beige sweater


Coach recently announced that actor and producer Michael B. Jordan is the first global face of the Coach menswear business. In the coming seasons, Michael B. Jordan will be in the global advertising campaigns for men’s ready-to-wear, accessories and fragrance, starting with the Spring 2019 season. The partnership will also include special design projects with Creative Director Stuart Vevers and philanthropic endeavours with the Coach Foundation.


(Cover photo from: @gilbertocalzolari_official)



Don't miss last week's happenings, check them out here.


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We've done a lot of get the look and steal her style stories here on INSIDER but nothing beats having actual celebs offering to give you their clothes for free. Yes, you read that right — FREE! We're talking about Selena Gomez going to her Instagram Stories last weekend asking fans to slide into her DMs if they want the outfit she wore in her Back To You music video. 


reposted from @selenagomez's Instagram stories


Gomez said that the Prada dress, which has green faux fur trimmings and intricate iridescent bead detailing, has no place in her wardrobe anymore and so she has decided to send it to anyone who might be interested.  Now, practically speaking, the piece is not exactly a top candidate for a casual look, but it certainly is a collector's item for any Selenator out there.


But as it isn't an actual giveaway contest, it is still unclear as to who 'won' the dress or if there were any specific requirements for you to be chosen as the winner. Still, some fans claimed that while Selena was probably looking for an interested party in her DMs, some who simply sent messages to express their love for the singer-actress-producer also got a reply, which is a rare case of interaction for many celebrities. Talk about an ecstatic day for her fanbase!


So while we are crossing our fingers for Selena to do this again (maybe her yellow dress in Fetish, next?), let's dive into our favourite celebs' and influencers' Instagrams for a roundup of pieces we wish to snag from their wardrobes. 


Blake Lively's polka-dotted Zimmerman maxi dress



Like an upgraded and glammed up version of a polka-dot pin-up dress, this gorgeous piece donned by Blake Lively for one of her A Simple Favour press tours certainly fueled our envy. Elegance and playfulness combined, all we can think of is 'Will this go up for auction soon?'


Heart Evangelista's blue and white PFW dress



Dubbed as one of the It personalities living the true Crazy Rich Asians lifestyle, Heart Evangelista served us major style inspiration during her attendance at Paris Fashion Week's S/S run during the first half of the year. But if we're going to pick a piece that we covet the most from her many stunning ensembles, we'd have to go for this blue and white Mark Bumgarner A-line dress.  From the classy silhouette to the whimsical colour and design palette chosen for the piece, we definitely have a Pinterest board dedicated to this inspired look!




Park Shin Hye's cosy white pullover



Sure, being chic is everything, but there are days when we just want to chill and stay comfy. The question is, how can PSH manage to be all of those things all the time? Could the secret lie in her line art pullover? We doubt it, but the piece definitely caught our eye for looking like it can be perfect for both street style or just relaxing and hanging out with your mates over a chill weekend. If Park Shin Hye's trimming her closet and marks this for dispatch, can we get first dibs?


Drea Chong's utilitarian ensemble



The fashion influencer hailing from Singapore served us major style notes with this Rag & Bone jumpsuit she donned during her recent trip to New York. The retro vibes of her eyepiece and the '80s-inspired belt bag gave an unexpectedly great visual impact in contrast to her army green outfit. If given a chance to raid Chong's closet, you know we have these pieces on our list!




Lili Reinhart's high-waisted hot red trousers



Hot red pieces are very intimidating and often reserved more for a lipstick shade than a fashion piece, but the 21-year-old Riverdale star showed us that shouldn't be the case. Mixing the Elisabetta Franchi high-waist belted trousers with a sleeveless turtleneck top and black pumps, Reinhart makes us want to go bold and crazy with the colour red, stat! If she pulls a Selena Gomez and gives this off casually via IG stories, you know we'll be on standby.


(Cover photo from: @selenagomez)


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