FAVE 5: Amongst Flowers | Clozette


When it comes to Instagram snaps, posing with flowers is always a good idea. It may feel silly to strike a pose by the bushes but trust us, it's worth it. In order to pull it off perfectly, you need to prepare an outfit that complements the blooms. You can go for a floral maxi dress for an ethereal effect or any outfit that matches the colour of the petals. Save yourself from looking ridiculous and take a cue from our #Clozette Community on how to nail the art of posing amongst flowers.


Wear romantic fabrics like laces and chiffon

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Go for a monochrome, off-shoulder piece


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Believe us when we say that men's fashion is just as interesting as women's. In fact, some of the most prominent trends and pieces we love now were once derived from their style. The best example, you ask? Pants. And to this day, we continue to take bits from men's fashion and make them our own. So you see, even if you're a true blue 'girly-girl', there's really no good reason to snub menswear because it has a lot to offer us. Ahead are some of the style tips from men's fashion that you should take note of. 


Keep a white, button-down shirt in your wardrobe



Have you ever noticed that every man in your life has a button-down shirt? That's because it's such a versatile piece that you can style in countless ways. It can work both in formal and casual situations, depending on how you wear it. Need some easy style inspiration? Take a cue from fashion blogger Aimee Song and match a crisp, button-down shirt with a pair of wide-leg slacks and casual sandals for a relaxed chic and sleek look. 


Be sporty without looking sloppy



When it comes to fashion, most men prefer fuss-free and comfortable pieces. Maybe that's why athleisure was such a hit in menswear even before it became mainstream. Hoodie, track pants and sneakers are some of the must-have favourites in men's fashion. If you also want to try this style but don't want to look sloppy, all you have to do is pair athleisure pieces like track pants with elegant, structured clothing like a button-down shirt or a sophisticated sweater.


No twinning



Most men aren't really into the matchy-matchy style and we can't blame them for not wanting to lose their individuality. Don't get us wrong, we think twinning is totally fun but there are more creative ways to dress in a complementary manner than wearing the same skirt as your bestie or donning couple shirts with bae. For instance, you can sport complementary colour palettes for a cohesive look. 


Invest in good tux and blazers



You think wearing tuxedos is exclusive to men? Not quite! In 1966, Yves Saint Laurent changed the game when he introduced the iconic Le Smoking tuxedo suit for women who wanted to look glamorous and powerful, proving once and for all that women can also pull off this traditionally masculine piece. To get the right fit for a tuxedo, it's best to go to a professional tailor. For more casual occasions, you should also invest in good blazers that more or less gives off the same authoritative vibe as a tuxedo.



Stock up on functional accessories



While we love a good arm candy, sometimes we have a tendency to go overboard in accessorising. Cut off the excess and focus on investing in basic, functional accessories like watches, sunglasses and belts. You will not only be kinder to your wallet but you'll also learn how to make the most out of what you already own. In some cases, less truly is more.


Next, check out these tips on how to make your outfits look more flattering.


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It's a new month! September swung by so fast, didn't it? Are you ready for new and exciting things October will bring? Let's kick it off with some of the latest and hottest news in the worlds of fashion and beauty.


Origins makeup


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Origins is known for its botanical skincare offerings, but they've broken into the makeup scene through a line of lipsticks. Their Blooming Bold lipsticks are made with flowers — crushed petals, repurposed buttery flower waxes from perfumeries and flower honeys.


Designed by an Angel



Filipino actress Angel Locsin has collaborated with Avon Fashions on a collection of bags. With the modern Filipina in mind, she designed styles that can be used from day to night.


Nike's new Air Max 270


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Nike has just released a new colourway for their Air Max 270 and it's inspired by a certain Southeast Asian country. Can you guess which one?


#TimeToEndBreastCancer



October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and the Estee Lauder Companies wants to not only bring awareness to the disease but also put an end to it. Support the campaign by going here. Learn how Estee Lauder and your favourite beauty products can help here.


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