While typically associated with Vespas, modern jazz and chic suits sported during the late '50s to the '60s, the mod subculture still proves to be one of the most influential inspirations for today's fashion. Going by tailored and crisp looks contrasted with bold prints and patterns, it's perfect for anyone who wants to look like they're down to do business, but with style that's still nothing short of fun and playful. So if you're planning your week's outfit by following some mod influence, let our ladies from the Community give you some examples.
Here's the latest lowdown
It's only the first week of 2019 and we already got some sizzling news to send your way. From a nostalgic beauty collection to an intriguing speculation, the start of the year is truly exciting. Keep reading to catch up on the latest in fashion and beauty.
UNIQLO U presents their Spring/Summer 2019 collection
Love colour-blocking? Then you're in luck because UNIQLO's Spring/Summer 2019 collection is all about bold hues and rich accents. With the brand being known to carry minimalist designs, these pieces are undoubtedly the most colourful ones they've launched so far. Selected items will go on pre-sale from 14 January, while the full collection will be available from 1 February.
APRILSKIN expands cushion range
APRILSKIN's cushion foundation range has now been expanded to include three new formulations: Perfect Magic Cover Proof Cushion (waterproof formula), Perfect Magic Cover Dual Cushion (for oily skin) and Magic Essence Shower Cushion (for dry skin). Additionally, the beloved classics Magic Snow Cushion 3.0, Magic Snow Fixing Foundation and Perfect Magic Cover Fit Cushion were given a new stylish look. Would you try this beauty guru favourite?
Innisfree X Disney Toy Story
After releasing Emoji and Snoopy collaborations, Innisfree is back with another beauty collection that you won't be able to resist. This adorable limited edition line will feature all the beloved characters from the classic Toy Story movies. The full range consists of 22 limited-edition makeup and skincare treats including the bestselling No Sebum Mineral Powder, hand cream and body care essentials set. You can now grab one of these cute goodies at Innisfree stores.
Balenciaga Eyewear arrives at Dover Street Markets
Balenciaga's first eyewear collection is finally up for grabs this January! The new collection launches at the Dover Street Market stores in Tokyo, Los Angeles, New York City, London, Singapore and Beijing. From classic to flamboyant, each design elegantly represents Balenciaga's dynamic aesthetic. To pump up the hype, pop-up booths will be installed to give customers an exciting shopping experience.
Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik no more?
Minimalist fashion is cute and all but sometimes, we need our dose of patterns, too. It definitely adds a layer of dimension and structure to a look and it just speaks volumes about our style when we incorporate it in our outfits. So if you're looking for inspiration as to how you can sport more pattern pretty looks this 2019, these ensembles from the Community will definitely spark some great styling ideas.