While some people find white to be a plain colour, nothing sounds braver than wearing a white skirt. This is an intimidating choice for those who are scared to get dirty, but amazing style calls for risks that are worth taking. These Clozetters proved that they can make any outfit work — even an ultra-feminine one.
Instagram offers endless inspiration for everything from style and beauty to travel and food. So we’re not surprised that your personal feed is already filled with Insta-worthy snaps from famous style personalities and travel bloggers. But did you know that there are so many chic jetsetters with great photos out there – ones who don’t count social media as their bread and butter? Tap ‘follow’ on these style-savvy travellers’ accounts now.
You won’t get tired of looking at Muanprae’s feed. Aside from the scenic places she visits (lucky girl!), her outfits never disappoint. We love the perfect mix of minimalist cuts and bold prints in her outfits.
Budiman Bin Rosly
Comfort is key when it comes to travelling. But that doesn’t mean you can’t play with your style while on the go. If you love clashing prints and patterns, simply take a cue from Budiman’s on-trend style.
Polished chic is what we’d describe Tri’s style. Whether he’s in a tailored suit or a relaxed white-shirt-and-denim combo, this AirAsia AllStar has a knack for adding the cool into classic pieces.
One look at Valerie and you’ll know that she loves sticking to glamorous classics. From LBDs to elegant bold-coloured dresses, this lady doesn’t take a lot of fashion risks, but we love how she appears to be able to put her own twist to tried-and-true silhouettes.
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You are the canvas
Before cameras, people had their portraits drawn or painted by an artist on canvas. Each era had their own style when it came to art and fashion. Pay tribute to mid-17th to the late 19th century artworks by recreating them through outfits. Let your body be the canvas and your Instagram feed be the gallery. If you’re into art or just looking to try something new, this is for you.
Woman Playing the Guitar
(Photo from: nga.gov); Dove Hair Therapy Extra Hold Hairspray Style+Care Strength & Shine 7oz, PHP 309.00/~USD5.80; L'Oréal Paris Lucent Magique Mono Blush Pink Reve, PHP 500.00/~USD9.40; Fablook Clothing Blazer, Php 499.00/~USD9.30; NOBASIC Laced Mermaid Maxi Dress, PHP 7,199.00/~USD134.70; River Island Patent Court Shoes, PHP 3,799.00/~USD71
If you want to play with colours, the “Woman Playing the Guitar” features a blue dress bathed in sunset. If it weren’t for the time period, it almost looks holographic. Pair a blue dress with orange pointed-toe heels and a white jacket to cover up. Put on some pink blush for flushed cheeks and sport a swept-back hair-do for a vintage look.
(Photo from: nga.gov) CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC Cotton-velvet coat, USD2,289; Tokichoi Victorian Blouse, PHP 1,599.00/~USD30; Caoros Flat Top Hat with Ribbon, PHP899/~USD16.80; Clio Professional Clio Prism Air Shadow 11 Dope Taupe, PHP750/~USD14
A ladylike outfit, the “Plum Brandy” can be recreated with a white button down and a ribbon sash around the collar, jacketed by a pink princess coat. For headwear, you can substitute a black hat. For makeup, taupe eyeshadow and rosy lips to finish it off.
Bartolomé Sureda y Miserol
(Photo from: nga.gov) ACNE STUDIOS Stretch-cotton jersey turtleneck bodysuit, USD162; ISABEL MARANT ÉTOILE Denize frayed striped woven cotton top, USD106; THE ROW Cosso stretch-suede skinny pants, USD2,984; MAX MARA Cady trench coat, USD1,511; NYX Professional MakeUp Auto Eyebrow Pencil, PHP300/~USD5.60; Maybelline Hypersharp Powerblack Liquid Pen Eyeliner - Black [Ultra Precise] by Maybelline, PHP 349.00/~USD6.50; Max Factor Colour Elixir Velvet Matte Lipstick-Nude, PHP595/~USD11.10
For an androgynous style, the "Bartolomé Sureda y Miserol” can be modernised with a white turtleneck, layered with a white and blue patterned top, brown trousers and a black trench coat. Flaunt your natural hair and go minimal with the makeup with strong brows, tight-lined eyes and nude lips. Tophat optional.
Woman Holding a Balance
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Looking for a quirky combination? When recreating “Woman Holding a Balance,” wear a yellow maxi dress layered with a white hoodie and a blue cardigan. Roll the hoodie sleeves with the cardigan for a polished look. All you need is contour and bronzer for a sun-kissed glow and a pair of dangling earrings.
The Female Eagle - Shawano
(Photo from: nga.gov) STELLA MCCARTNEY Faux shearling coat, USD871; CIGNAL Sabrina Gown with Flowing Bottom, PHP2,995/~USD56; RAM Jewelry Belle Earrings, PHP2,450.00/~USD45.80; CHAN LUU Layered gold-tone stone necklace, USD435; L'Oréal Paris Gel Crayon 24H Waterproof Eyeliner - Back to Black, PHP500/~USD9.40; Sesura Beauty 3CE Red Recipe Face Blush - #Alluring, PHP1,943/~USD36.40
For dressing up in an ethnic-inspired outfit like in “The Female Eagle - Shawano,” wear a red off-shoulder dress with a faux fur coat. For accessories, don’t be afraid to wear multiple statement pieces such as chandelier earrings and beaded necklaces of different lengths. Try a new hairstyle like a middle-parted low ponytail. Lastly, draw on a winged eyeliner and brush on a red blush for a bold look.
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