Here's Why Lizzo Should Be Your New Style Icon | Clozette


It's Lizzo's time to shine. The singer-songwriter (and rapper!) is definitely having her moment and thriving in the spotlight. First, she's blessed us with two swinging hits Juice and Tempo. And then she went to top the Billboard Hot 100 with Truth Hurts — joining the ranks of other iconic black female musicians like Beyoncé, Rihanna and Cardi B. But aside from her music, there's also something to be said about her style. Ahead, the reasons why Lizzo is our new style icon.


She's not afraid of bold prints



Whether it's sassy leopard prints or dainty heart polka dots, Lizzo isn't afraid to experiment with bold patterns. Channel your inner Lizzo and try on another print besides the usual gingham and plaids. If Lizzo can do it, so can you! 


She inspires us to try bold colours



Even when neon colours became trendy, we have to admit that from time to time, we still have some doubts about whether we can really pull off sporting this super eye-catching colour. But seeing Lizzo look so amazing in this neon green number makes us want to banish any hint of hesitation and be onboard with trying on bright shades once and for all.


She embraces her curves



The common fashion advice ladies get are tricks on how to camouflage 'unwanted' parts of their bodies, but Lizzo embraces them all and we're inspired to do the same because, yes, we all have the body type to flaunt a bodysuit.


She doesn't shy away from drama



Lizzo never shies away from dramatic and over-the-top silhouettes. She's not afraid of looking ridiculous because she knows that, with the right attitude and confidence, you can never be so. Just wear what makes you feel good! 



She's all about celebrating femininity



These days, we're hearing messages about how we're not feminine enough or that we're too feminine. Well, Lizzo, with her style, shows us that there's no such thing. You can be edgy and love florals at the same time. There's really no need to limit anyone when it comes to celebrating themselves. 


(Cover photo from: @lizzobeeating)


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Can’t decide what to wear? When in doubt, go with white! The colour is a classic — it never goes out of fashion and it’s perfect no matter the occasion. Though the colour is simple, wearing white from head to toe is a bold move that can elevate your look in an instant. The pristine colour brings such immaculate and dainty vibes that you’ll be sure to stand out from the crowd. Scroll down to see how the Clozette Community styles their all-white outfits.

(Cover photo from: Winnieloves)



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Clothing rental services had a favourable start. When this brave, new idea was introduced everyone seemed to be on board. It's a way for fashionistas to experiment with different looks without having to buy a new designer piece every season. Plus, it's also a promising alternative to fast fashion.


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But recently, one of the biggest names in the industry just encountered a speed bump — and it's a big one. Rent The Runway, the company who pioneered the clothing rental business model and landed on the CNBC Disruptor 50 list this year, is now encountering some logistical problems. 


Imagine reserving a dress for a special occasion, only to find out on short notice that the particular item you rented won't arrive in time for the event. This is what happened to several subscribers of Rent The Runway. And for the past few weeks, the company's social media accounts were swarmed with complaints and nasty feedback. 



The reason for this hiccup is quite complicated and isn't really clear. In a statement, the company said it's "due to unforeseen issues associated with a significant transformation" that is expected be fixed by 15 October. Translation? They were overwhelmed with orders and had to do a software upgrade. Now, this is a double-edged sword. On one hand, it's a sign that this venture is profitable, but it's a long way to go till every kink is smoothened out.


To compensate, subscribers who weren't able to receive their orders had a full refund and a USD200 compensation fee, as reported by Business of Fashion. Thankfully, in our region, this incident hasn't happened yet with local clothing rental shops.


Despite what's happening with Rent The Runway, we're pretty positive that the clothing rental industry will bounce back and thrive once again. After all, it's obvious that the demand is there and it's high.


Interested in renting clothes? Check out local rental shops here.

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