FAVE 5: In The Mood For Food | Clozette



Dining is just as much a feast for the eyes as it is for the palate. With the myriad of flatlays and subject styling, food photography has become almost an art. The wonderful thing about food, however, is that it is democratic, and there is an inherent joy in sharing the gastronomic experience with everyone through the medium of visuals or otherwise. Here, we round up some of our favourites from the Clozette Community whose subjects, dare we say it, really appeal to the senses.


Crunchy Bacon Shibuya Toast


Crunchy Bacon Shibuya Toast

(Photo from: LUMMINEJ)


Tasty Tapas


Tapas from Tapella Resto Bar

(Photo from: madamelindt)



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Capsule collections — or any fashion line, actually — by celebrities can be a hit or a miss. Most of the time, you'll never really know how it will be received no matter how popular a star is. But it looks like we have an exception in our midst. At the Theatre des Champs-Elysees in Paris, Tommy Hilfiger debuted his Spring 2019 TommyNow collaboration with former Disney star Zendaya. Right from the start of the show, it was clear that this isn't your usual runway production. It wasn't just a catwalk but also a celebration of inclusivity. 



Inspired by the iconic Battle of Versailles Fashion Show where French and American fashion designers had a legendary showdown, the Tommy x Zendaya capsule had a major '70s vibe and featured charismatic people of colour as models. Could this be the new standard on the runway? We totally think so. Here are five reasons why this debut is our all-time fashion week favourite.

The models were having fun



Instead of the usual stoic expression that models sport when walking the runway, the models at the Tommy x Zendaya fashion show were smiling as they walked (and sometimes danced!) to the rhythm of disco music. It's nice to see the models showcase some spunk rather than just being emotionless human hangers which, of course, they're not.


Legendary supermodels made a comeback



Just when we thought that things couldn't get any better, two popular supermodels from the Me Decade strut the runway. From Pat Cleveland doing her iconic twirl as the crowd cheered to '70s icon Grace Jones dancing and posing on the runway like it was 1973, everyone was in awe of the surprise appearance from the catwalk legends.


The '70s aesthetic was on point



Psychedelic prints, flower power, high-waisted flared jeans and other beloved '70s trends were all highlighted. The beauty of having an age-inclusive cast of models is it conveys the message that this aesthetic is for everyone. Whether you want to wear the designs you've already donned back in the day or are exploring this nostalgic style for the first time, you're welcome to get a piece from this see now, buy now collection. 


The production was all-out disco



Call us cheesy but we still won't deny that we've missed the disco era. From lively, upbeat music to the neon lights, everything spells fun, glam and everything we love about the 1970s. The background song Pull Up To The Bumper by Grace Jones captured the mood of the show so well. For a moment, we were transported back in time.



Inclusivity was at the forefront



All props to Zendaya and Tommy Hilfiger for putting black women on the spotlight — something that we don't see often in the fashion industry. The appearance of Winnie Harlow, a spokesperson for the skin condition vitiligo, was also a highlight of the show. And it's not just that; various sizes were represented on the catwalk —  not just thin or plus-sized models but also those who fall in between. We're definitely looking forward to seeing more shows like this in the international arena. Our eyes are peeled for an all-Asian casting!


(Cover photo from: @tommyhilfiger)


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When posing for photos, we often lean towards the familiar; the same goes with our backdrops. Often, we take inspiration from typical spots where others take their snaps as we've already tried and tested the visual outcome. But don't you think it becomes even more fun and visually captivating when you try to seek out views that are atypical? Take a cue from these Clozetters who turned your not-so-usual views into amazing photography spots. 


Walking on diamonds


Girl in Diamond Beach, Iceland

(Photo from: yuniqueyuni) 


Basking in the beach


Girl in beach wearing maxi dress

(Photo from: rosedelvo) 



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