FAVE 5: Prairie Dresses | Clozette

The prairie dress has made a comeback. Sported by the likes of Alexa Chung and Florence Welch, this style — especially in its modern form — embodies a mix of nostalgia and sophistication. Check out how the Clozette Community styles their own version of the prairie dress with finesse. 

(Cover photo from: blackivorystyle)

Make statements with these classic pieces.


Well, wasn’t that a fun week? Living through these past few days was made a breeze thanks to all the exciting happenings in our locale. From the launch of Star Wars x World Balance collection to finding a skin saviour we can trust in Philosophy’s new additions to their Renewed Hope In A Jar line, here is all the latest buzz from the region you might have missed.

Star Wars X World Balance Collection is here

Star Wars X World Balance Collection

The force is certainly with the Philippines, thanks to the Star Wars x World Balance collection. Launched last 20 October, this collection is the Filipino footwear brand’s second collab with Disney — a delightful surprise to all Star Wars fans in the country. The limited-edition collection of footwear, apparel, and accessories inspired by your fave Star Wars characters can easily be incorporated into your everyday outfits. Aside from being available in all World Balance stores and leading department stores nationwide, the exciting collection is also on their official siteLazada, and Zalora. So ace your athleisure game and gear up just in time for the space saga’s final episode.

Filipino shoppers can now shop Zara online

Another great news for style mavens in the country: Zara just officially launched their online store in the Philippines last 23 October. Now, you don’t have to suffer through the worsening traffic and just do your holiday shopping right at home! Visit Zara online and have access to complete collections for women, men, and kids. Opt to have your cart delivered to your doorstep, to accessible drop points, or — if it’s more convenient for you — get it through in-store pick-up. 

BEAMS launches their pop-up with Colony Clothing in SG

BEAMS x Colony Clothing

Shopaholics in the sunny shores of Singapore can satisfy all their sartorial needs with Japanese boutique retailer BEAMS’ collab with local clothing store Colony Clothing. The BEAMS x Colony Clothing pop-up will run at Colony Clothing until 17 January, and at the Pop-up at Takashimaya Centre until 6 December, so you’ll have plenty of time to find fresh autumn styles and shop holiday gifts. Watch out for pieces from Champion and Levi's, as well as a commemorative triple collab T-shirt by Hideki Inaba.  

Philosophy introduces two new additions to their Renewed Hope In A Jar line

Renewed Hope In A Jar Water Cream

Beauty junkies, meanwhile, can rejoice as Philosophy launches two new products as part of their best-selling Renewed Hope In A Jar skincare line. First off is Renewed Hope In A Jar Water Cream, which promises to give four times more hydration than regular creams. It’s perfect for those wanting to achieve, glowy, glassy skin all day long, and can even be used on top of your makeup for a highlighting effect. Next is the all-new Moisture Mask that’s filled with powerful water-dew serum to give you an instantly plump, younger-looking skin. See the moisturising powers of Philosophy for yourself by getting them from Sephora stores island-wide and online.

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Convince your BFFs to play dress-up this Halloween, but make it even more fun by doing it as a squad. Don't know where to start? We lined up the coolest Halloween group costumes that's perfect for your crew — no matter what your interests are as a group.

Sailor Scouts

With retro inspirations and zodiac-inspired everything being two of the biggest things in fashion and beauty right now (not to mention massive girl power vibes), Sailor Moon and her gang is definitely an ideal choice. The titular character of the famed animé franchise not only sports the most iconic and dazzling Eastern pop culture ensemble there is, you and your pals can also share extra fun by choosing which character suits your personality. You can even bring a significant other to dress up as Sailor Moon's love interest Tuxedo Mask or a cute younger sister/niece to play Chibiusa (Sailor Moon and Tuxedo Mask's child from the future)!

Power Rangers

If you want to avoid hyped up references like Avengers or Money Heist for your group look, Power Rangers is a squad from our childhood that still has great impact. Choose your ranger depending on your favourite in the series or just based on your favourite colour. Plus, no need to worry about group poses for pics as the series and its many adaptations already provide countless inspirations to choose from. 

Disney Villains

We've already talked about Disneybounding before but here's a summary in case you missed it: it's where you can downplay classic Disney looks. People usually go as Disney princesses, but this year, especially with Maleficient hitting the theatres and Descendants rising in popularity, we're looking at villains for inspiration. Not only are Disney villains like Snow White's Evil Queen, 101 Dalmatians' Cruella De Vil, and even The Little Mermaid's Ursula known for channelling wicked beauty and fashion looks (pun intended), they also have that sassy attitude that's perfect to strut around in, arm-in-arm with your BFFs. 

The Breakfast Club

Riverdale may be today's hottest 'teen' gang on TV, but if you really want to channel highschool cliques, you have to go for the best one. We're talking about the group in John Hughes' classic '80s film, The Breakfast Club. Level up the costume challenge by going as the one you're least like among the characters. The best part is you don't have to pay much for the costume — you might even have pieces already in your closet.

A band of horror movie figures

If you and your squad really take Halloween seriously, why not go as some of the most (in)famous characters from scary movies? Ghostface from Scream is a classic choice, Michael Myers from the Halloween trilogy is another great pick (trivia: he apparently wears an upturned Captain Kirk mask from Star Trek), and throw in a Pennywise from It for variety.

To fully get you on a spooktacular mood, read up on these haunted places found within the region