Our Top Picks From The AirAsia Show At KLFW 2016 | Clozette

They're young, talented, fresh-faced, and will surely change the fashion industry with their innovative collections. Who are we talking about? The men and women selected by AirAsia to represent their respective home countries and battle it out at the Grand Finale of the AirAsia Runway Ready Designer Search 2016 show at KL Fashion Week Ready To Wear, of course!


Last 19th August at Pavilion KL, underneath the bright lights and the pumping music, a slew of models began their descent on the runway, which officially marked the beginning of the fashion competition's finale. It was a highly anticipated spectacle as selected fashion designers from Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, Singapore, and Malaysia showcased their best and most intricate work to try and bag the title of “AirAsia’s Most Promising Young Designer 2016”.


And with #TeamClozette sitting front row throughout fashion week, we were able to take notes of our favourite collections – from playful layers to angular silhouettes – and give you an exclusive look at them. So keep reading below to find out our top picks from the AirAsia show!

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Sun goddess



Inspired by Melasti, a Balinese purification and ceremony ritual, Indonesia’s Imme Kristiani Firman mixed bright hues with angular cuts and silhouettes to give a new and fresh twist to the term “power dressing”. Are you ready to strut your way into the office wearing this?

Wildflower



As the winner of the AirAsia Runway Ready Designer Search 2016, we can definitely see why as Thai designer Anuruq Jaidee came out with a balanced collection that still managed to emphasise the contrast between the Earthy details and the neutral hues of the clothes very well. 


Candy coated



Amping up the show with striking candy colours and detailed layers is Malaysia’s Ng Yi Xuan. With shift dresses that will catch the eye of anyone who lays eyes on them, paired with coats just as bright, this collection is a dream for all fashionistas.


Ethereal hues



Celebrating the Philippines and the Filipinos, Ron Xavier Santos’s looks boldly speak of his culture with the designs and materials used to create them. Their flowy and airy aspects, combined with contemporary styles, are perfect to wear for the region’s tropical weather. Can you say "street style on fleek"?


Purity



If you think the colour white is boring, you’ll surely take it back as Singapore’s Stefanie Amanda makes the light hue cool again with her clean, figure-hugging and sheer pieces. Plus, her use of smart detailing adds just the right amount of 'pop' to the look to make it stand out even more.

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Did your favourites make it to our list? Share them with us below!


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There's a relentless charm to a woman who strives to be empowered despite the many roles she needs to play. A successful career woman, a loving mother, an energetic daughter, a reliable sister -- despite the challenges that come along with these various facets of being a modern day woman, there's a certain elegance and grace to the way she welcomes each role with acceptance, passion, and joy.

And with the philosophy of creating fragrances that celebrate every woman's love for life, the Miss Dior Absolutely Blooming perfume embraces the irresistible charms and the powerful enigma of the modern day woman in one concoction. With its combination of fresh, floral, and musky scents, it's the perfect scent to wear whether you're feeling carefree, glamorous, or sensual -- as inspired by how the story of Miss Dior came to be.


Inspired by his sister, Christian Dior's fragrance line went unnamed until the moment his muse Mitzah Bricard saw Dior's sister Catherine. A war veteran who served under the Resistance during the 1940s and a supportive sister who advocated for her brother's passion for feminine luxury using yards of fabric and embroidery -- her bravery and courage for her causes, coupled with her love and care for her brother showed two admirable facets that signified a woman's true elegance. It is this encounter that led to the moment when "Miss Dior" was born. 

And much like the previous fragrances in the collection, the Miss Dior's Absolutely Blooming perfume proves to be as equally divine. The fragrance embodies the spirit of a blooming bouquet with its beautiful floral fragrance and sassy, tangy sweetness -- a perfect representation of the modern day woman's blossoming beauty.

So to celebrate each and every role a modern day woman takes on each day, we've put together style inspirations that capture Miss Dior's Absolutely Blooming's charm. 

For that everlasting elegance


(photo from Instagram/@dior)

There's just something about a staple Black Dress that accentuates the elegance and power of a woman -- just like Charlize Theron in this embroidered black dress ensemble. 

Fashion Tip: always keep a well-tailored LBD in your wardrobe and pair it with a spritz of Miss Dior's Absolutely Blooming's musky notes to awaken the elegance in you.

Beauty Tip: Pair it with Dior Rouge in Rose Montaigne, its nude tone a perfect match to that elegantly classic look. 


For that captivating boldness

(photo from Instagram/@dior)

A lot of people say that red pants are not for everyone. But who's to stop you? Finding the right kind of red just like how you would with your lipstick is a sure way to nail a bold, structured look.

Fashion Tip: To complement the musky scent of Miss Dior Absolutely Blooming, throw in a structured top for a chic ensemble that easily takes you from the office to a night out with your BFFs.

Beauty Tip: Match it with Dior Rouge in D-Light -- a deep mauvy shade for a signature bold pout.


For that irresistible charm

(photo from Instagram/@dior)

Simple yet captivating, a bright-coloured pleated dress paired with a genuine and carefree smile captures the allure of everyone in the room. This fashion look is definitely the way to go for those dull and uninspiring days.

Fashion Tip: To uplift your senses, pick a bright pastel shade and a flowy silhouette to match the fresh floral notes of Miss Dior Absolutely Blooming.

Beauty Tip: Swipe your lips with Dior Rouge in Red Smile -- a classic blue-red-- to complete the look!

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Which look matches your inner muse? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below!

The Miss Dior Absolutely Blooming perfume and the Dior Rouge lipsticks will be available in all Dior counters this Fall.
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The weather is getting cooler, clothes are being layered over each other, and the makeup looks are starting to get a bit darker, means only one thing: fall, the fashion aspect of it all, is here. Since August is our Fashion Issue, we decided to introduce you to the chic men and women behind Clozette with #30DaysOfStyle. And among those 30 looks, we spotted a number of trends that we believe will be huge this coming Fall/Winter 2016.


From varied layers and silhouettes to “cool girl” colours, each member of #TeamClozette brought their fashion A-game front and centre to showcase their individual fashion tastes as well as their different personalities.

So if you want to stay on top of your fashion game, as well as get to know a few of the people behind the leading women social network in Asia, keep reading below for the top 5 trends we spotted in this month’s #30DaysOfStyle! 

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Bold shift dresses


Dress: Carven Paris from The Outnet; Shoes: Kurt Geiger; Watch: Michael Kors

Here at Clozette, it's all about chic shift dresses as they’re easy to put together and can easily go from work-to-cocktail hour! Take this jacquard dress worn by Becks Ko, Editor of our sister-site GlamAsia, for example. It needs minimal accessories as the dress itself is already all kinds of glam and bold!

“Cool girl” colours


Dress: In Good Company Shoes: SUPERGA

As the Fall season is all about neutral shades, or as we like to call them “cool girl colours,” we noticed that a number of our Clozeteers were already rocking them such as our Associate Business Director Jessie Loy! Her sleek grey dress beautifully complements her skin tone, while its material and fit makes it suitable to pair with flats, heels, and sandals!


Sleek trousers


Top: Pink Manila ; Pants: Zalora; Heels: SM Parisian Bag: Mango

Wear it with any top you like, with any shoes your feet desires, and these types of pants will still fashionably tie it all together. Go for a power-dressing look such as this combo from INSIDER Editor Lystra Aranal, or opt for a more relaxed vibe by trading in the heels for sandals!


Loose silhouettes


Dress: Seek The Uniq; Sneakers: Puma; Bag: Furla

As working girls and boys, we want to be as comfy in our clothes as possible without having to sacrifice our personal flair for fashion. Just look at GlamAsia Features Writer Nasia Cammayo’s bold sporty dress paired with these trendy sneakers; it allows her to easily get to places around the city, but her love for loose pieces still shines through!


Flowy Layers


Top: Mango; Pants: The Editor's Market; Kimono: ZALIA; Shoes: Abarcate sandals

It’s not exactly sweater weather yet, but it’s getting there through the layering trend. But instead of going for thick jackets and tops, our Campaigns Executive Azzleena Chng opted for light and flowy pieces that complement each other to make it suitable for our climate!

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