Just like what every style addict claims, fashion moves like a wheel, and what's 'hip' once will find its way back into the spotlight — just like the micropleats. Made famous by Issey Miyake in the early 90's with his Pleats Please collection, this trend, which used to evoke a curated style structure with its carefully created fabric slats is again back in the modern fashion scene. 

So to jump into this style ride and learn how to sport this on-trend piece, we got the help of Clozette Ambassador Aly Bana, who shared with us three easy-to-cop looks.

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Fun and quirky



Since micropleats tend to give off that clean-cut vibe, balance the look by putting on a baubled top (like Aly's), or anything that expresses the cheeky, flirty side of you. 

Secret rebel



Give off a rockstar vibe by pairing your micropleat skirt with monochrome pieces inspired by 90's grunge. And to complete the look, don't forget to snap on a pair of sunnies to complete that mysterious rebel vibe. 

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Casual chic




With its 'always made-up' look, micropleats can look a little too structured for casual wear. But you can definitely tone it down a notch by pairing it up with a simple t-shirt and some carefree slip-ons. Definitely a recommended look for a Spring/Summer casual vibe.

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Still on the lookout for more trends to try this season? Why not add the embroidery trend to your list?


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(Cover photo from: pupuren)

With spring and summer fast approaching and new trends coming out here and there, what better way to celebrate the season than by wearing a fun, emerging summer staple — embroidery. You may have  already come across these designs on dresses, jeans, bags, shoes, and the list goes on. It's time to catch up!


Get into the vibe of summer with dainty embroidered patterns for that chic and sweet style under the sun. It’s another staple to be obsessed with and to add in your wardrobe this year. 


We give you looks to cop for summer, whether you happen to be at the beach, going on a date, having a girls’ night out, or simply spending some quality time with your family.  


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Feminine and Sultry



Boho and Grunge-y

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Vintage-inspired


Romantic Rock



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Quietly Playful




Modern Classic



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In a world where everything is so fast-paced, finding your own voice, your own place, and your own style add up to the millions of things that you worry about as a modern-day woman. It can look petty when compared to other problems, such as juggling your daily roles, combating stress from work, etc., but it can prove to be much more significant than you think. 


Finding your own style gives you an opportunity to express yourself in a way that nobody else can. It is an extension of yourself and the self that you present to the outside world. It also serves as the perfect armour for a trouble-filled day. 


So if you feel like you haven't found a style you can completely call your own, here's a little message from us to you. 


We work at different paces



(Photo from: heytheredreamer)


Fashion trends come and go, but style is more of a way of life. We can feel constricted by certain factors such as budget, daily routines, school or workplace dress codes, etc., but the thing is, it is work in progress. No one's born into being stylish, and the word itself is completely subjective. Try as much as possible to focus on looks that make you feel comfortable and work your way from there. Never compromise your own comfort for something that you don't feel like your full self in — that is the essence of style. 


Embrace a look you identify with



(Photo from: AngelTwenty23)


Rules? There are none but there are a few guidelines when it comes to fashion. Take a piece of fashion advice that you feel okay with, and chuck out those that aren't your cup of tea. The industry needs to catch up to years of fashion reinvention, considering that it has only started to become inclusive. So ladies, whatever floats your boat, you have the upper hand when it comes to choosing how you want to dress.


Find an icon



Not a fan of supermodels? No problem. Finding your style icon is all about having someone as a reference, whether they're a celebrity, a fictional character, or even someone you personally know, like your mum or your punk sister. Experimenting and going through phases before you find a style that you can completely call your own is a fun and exciting process. And hey, everyone had to base their style on someone else's — it doesn't make you look less unique. 

What you think matters



At the end of the day, what you consider 'stylish' is completely up to you. You don't have to compare each and everything you try on to someone else's just to see if the boot fits. It's all about being the best version of yourself no matter what outfit you're wearing. Don't even bother about the price tag too; $1 or $1000, as long as you're confident in what you're wearing, style — and elegance — will come by your side naturally. 


Everyone has had their fair share of style dilemmas. Read on how some of our Clozette Ambassadors overcame theirs

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