FAVE 5: Couture-Inspired Style | Clozette


How does one look like a million bucks without actually spending that amount of money? Proof that style need not be expensive, these Clozette girls show you how to inject a dose of couture-like flair into your wardrobe with interesting pieces and details. 


Pink Punch 


batik-inspired dress

(Photo from: sharnihung


Queen of Diamonds


diamond print

(Photo from: MarlinaCarlos)



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Let's kick off the weekend with news from the realms of fashion and beauty. From an exciting collaboration collection to the opening of a new, fascinating exhibition at a local museum, here are the news-worthy headlines that caught our eye. 


Strathberry x Alana Hadid


Strathberry Alana Hadid Collaboration


Strathberry, also known as the brand that carries the Meghan Markle bag, has released a capsule collection designed in collaboration with Los Angeles-based stylist Alana Hadid (sister to Gigi And Bella). Most of the designs feature leopard prints, neon colours and classic beige colourway. To celebrate the launch, the Scottish luxury brand hosted a party in L.A. at Mama Shelter in Hollywood. Guests in attendance included socialites and influencers like Alaina Etue, Andreea Cristina, Taye Hansbery, Ami Lasser, Mohamed Hadid, Lauren Perez and Alexandra Nechita.


CHANEL Coco Flash Club is coming to Singapore


CHANEL Coco Flash Club is coming to Singapore


CHANEL's special beauty pop-up called Coco Flash Club is coming to Singapore next month! From 4 to 11 May, you can stop by the CHANEL 'hidden club' that evokes the psychedelic, pulsating atmosphere of '80s disco. Inside, there will be interactive booths devoted to makeup and fragrances with Rouge Coco Flash as the highlight. You can sign up here so you won't miss this experience.


Jackie Cruz For Kat Von D Beauty


Jackie Cruz Kat Von D Beauty


Jackie Cruz of Orange Is The New Black fame is the face of Kat Von D Beauty's latest release called the Go Big Or Go Home Mascara. Promoted as a long-wearing "volume vegan mascara" that's powered by plant-based fats, it promises to give your lashes a more dramatic look without smudges, flakes or clumps.


Jennifer Lopez to receive CFDA Fashion Icon Award



Jennifer Lopez will receive the 2019 CFDA Fashion Icon Award. Even back in the noughties, JLo's fashion has been the one to watch because of her bold style choices that included tracksuits, plastic mules and, of course, that Versace gown. And just in case you missed it, the multihyphenate is also set to star in a movie together with Cardi B., Constance Wu and Lili Reinhart. 



ArtScience Museum opens Wonderland


ArtScience Museum Wonderland


Want to indulge the kid in you? Visit ArtScience Museum's latest exhibition called Wonderland. Showcasing Lewis Carroll's timeless tale Alice In Wonderland, the exhibit has a remarkable selection of over 300 artefacts and objects including first edition books, drawings, original costumes, films, magic lantern projectors, animation, puppetry, and original multimedia works by digital creative studios Sandpit, Grumpy Sailor and Mosster Studio.


ICYMI, here are the updates from earlier this week.


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In recent months, there's been a rise in 'off-beat' and eccentric footwear. These are styles that we never thought we'd love. Some have even been downright disdained about a decade ago. For example, wearing Uggs and Dad Sneakers were once considered an embarrassing fashion crime but it's now seen as cute and trendy. Ahh, how times have changed! And in 2019, another odd throwback style is taking centre stage. Unexpectedly, sporty sandals are now cool. Who would have thought? Right now, your feelings may still be mixed but these cute pieces are bound to change your mind.


New Balance SDL330


New Balance SDL330 11

SGD89/~USD65.74


Jump on the comfy shoe trend with these super stylish slider sandals from New Balance. With the buckle closures and velcro straps, it's basically the prettier version of your childhood footwear from the '90s. To deliver maximum comfort, the synthetic upper is paired with a signature REVlite midsole so these are also great for travelling.


Nike Benassi Duo Ultra


Nike Benassi Duo Ultra

USD40 (nike.com)


Once, sporty footwear came in limited colourways. But thankfully, now we have a wide array of colourful selections. As pastel lovers, we have our eyes on the of the Nike Benassi Duo Ultra. Built to be extremely lightweight, these sandals have a plush foam midsole feature that will make you feel like you're walking on air.


Reebok Classic Slide


Reebok Classic Slide Neon

USD25 (reebok.com)


Loving the neon trend? Add these eye-catching sandals to your collection. Because of its bright shade, it can instantly uplift your ensemble with minimal effort. It's also a great choice for tropical country dwellers as the materials used and the structure are specifically designed for hot weather. 


adidas Adilette Slides


addidas Adilette Slides

USD50 (adidas.com)


Spice up summer outfits with these dazzling printed sandals by adidas. Designed in collaboration with streetwear apparel The Farm Company, this pair was given a fresh facelift that suits the elegant resort style. It's great to pair with tropical-printed beach shorts or even bikinis!



PUMA Popcat Silk Women's Slide Sandals


PUMA Popcat Silk Women's Slide Sandals

USD25 (us.puma.com)


For those who have a hard time letting go of their fabulous stilettos but still want to try the comfy shoe trend, we suggest you go for this glam pair of sandals from PUMA. It has a soft, satin strap with a cute, ruffled design that will surely appeal to your sophisticated tastes. 


Look cute despite the heat with these hot style tips.


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