Young At Heart? Book Your Stay At These Themed Hotels | Clozette


Poet Abraham Sutzkever once said, “If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older.” Apply this in all the things you do, even when you’re travelling. If you’re someone who sees age as just a number and a fan of seeking the fun in everything, you’ll enjoy staying at these themed hotels on your next trip.


Gold Coast Hotel in Hong Kong


Photo: sino-hotels.com


Live out your childhood dream by checking into a fairytale-themed room, safari-themed room and more at this family-friendly beach resort in Hong Kong. It’s spacious, bright and inspired by the children’s books you read as a child. But aside from making your childhood dream come to life, be treated to a relaxing view of the South China Sea.


Cozy Theme BnB Hotel in Seoul, South Korea


Photo: cozythemeg.com


Are you a fan of the Korean banana milk? Then you’ll go bananas over this banana-themed hotel in South Korea. From cute monkey murals on the walls to a cove shaped like the famed banana-flavoured drink, you’ll love every nook and cranny of this charming unit. But the theme is not the only thing to love about this place, it also has a jacuzzi tub you can enjoy and a view of a mountain you can marvel at from the terrace.


Aulani in Honolulu, Hawaii


Photo: disneyaulani.com


If you’ve ever fancied yourself a character in the Jungle Book, this hotel-resort in Hawaii will help make your dreams come to life. Nestled in the wondrous natural beauty of Honolulu, prepare to indulge in the sights and sounds of life lived in nature. Aside from the relaxing sights, you’ll also get treated to appearances by Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse. Unlike other Disney-owned resorts and theme parks, however, they’re regarded as guests. It’s your chance to make friends with your favourites!


Keio Plaza Hotel in Japan


Photo: keioplaza.com


Can’t get enough of Hello Kitty? Then here’s the hotel of your dreams. Decked out in Hello Kitty everything — from the wallpaper to the bottled water — you’ll surely enjoy spending your vacation days in Japan here. You’ll feel like a kid treated to a wonderful adventure as you enjoy a cosy night say in this spot while marvelling at the stunning view of central Tokyo.



Holiday Inn in Phuket, Thailand


Photo: phuket.holidayinnresorts.com


Yes, it is a kids suite, but who said you can’t enjoy a good night’s sleep in pirate-ship beds, bean beds you can lounge in and PlayStation? Evoke your sense of sea adventure with the Holiday Inn’s pirate-themed kid suite in Phuket, Thailand.


Holi Afiniti Themed Suites in Malaysia


Photo: holi.com.my


If you love Disney and animated films, you’ll love this place in Johor Bahru, Malaysia. This serviced homestay venue offers something for both fun-loving and adventure-seeker types of guests. Whether you’re geeking out in their Star Wars suite or zipping around their Minions-embellished room, you’re bound to have a cosy but fun time. Plus, they’re just a stone’s throw away from Legoland if you’re looking for more themed action.


(Cover photo from: holi.com.my)


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Many iconic style trends come from the big screen. Regardless of the genre or era the film has been released in, we're sure that just like us, you've also fawned over a movie character's look. But don't you also wish to steal some of their most iconic pieces?  Don't worry, we got you! We lined up some of the most covetable — and maybe a bit eccentric — style pieces from movies old and new that are available for you to add to your shopping cart. 


Cher Horowitz' bright yellow ensemble



Left: pinterest.com; Right: SARA BATTAGLIA Cape-effect checked wool blazer, USD1,796 (net-a-porter.com); SARA BATTAGLIA Checked wool shorts, USD536 (net-a-porter.com)


A fashion listicle inspired by movies is not complete without Clueless. And when it comes to the co-ord trend that's been making rounds in today's fashion scene, we can't help but give a nod to Cher Horowitz's iconic yellow outfit. It may have looked a bit weird and campy during the '90s, but we believe it perfectly fits the bold girl boss vibes that we are all gunning for today. P.S. If you're want to copy Cher's other iconic looks, here's a story we did on how to steal her style


Wednesday Addams's little black dress



Left: MISSGUIDED Halloween Wednesday Adams velvet bodycon dress in black, USG34.74 (asos.com); Right: pinterest.com


It's no secret that Wednesday Addams's style is iconic. Her couldn’t-care-less scowl, signature thin neat braids, and sharp white collar (to match her pointy widow's peak) have become a Halloween favourite and even a style inspiration to those who lean towards a goth-meets-preppy aesthetic. But if we're only copping one piece from her entire look, it's definitely her signature LBD. The bodycon fit and contrasting trimmings are so identified with Wednesday's signature look that many brands who have this dress cut and style have actually named it after her. 


Nine Ball's hexagonal sunglasses



Left: Warner Bros. Pictures; Right: RAY-BAN Hexagonal flat lenses, USD178 (ray-ban.com)


2018 has had the most game-changing movies so far when it comes to Hollywood diversity and inclusivity.  One that fits in the list is the all-female-led movie Ocean's 8.  The film had the most outstanding looks from Anne Hathaway's celebrity bombshell dresses to Cate Blanchett's edgy-chic outfits, but if we were to pick a favourite piece from the bunch, it would probably be Nine Ball's (Rihanna) hexagonal sunglasses. It's casual, playful and has a hint of uniqueness that definitely made it memorable in our book. 


Louisa Clark's green Mary Janes



Left: IRREGULAR CHOICE Nicely Done high heels, USD118 (irregularchoice.com); Right: Warner Bros. Pictures


If you have seen Me Before You, then you would know that besides its tearjerker storyline, there was also a lot of focus on the wardrobe of Emilia Clarke's character Louisa. Her style in the film was a direct reflection of her character's persona, and even the way they referenced fashion pieces in the plot (remember those bumblebee tights?) plays a huge role in the narrative.


But the unconventional green Mary Janes she wore in the scene where Sam Claflin's character Will told her to live her life the way she wants to definitely stood out to us. It reminded us that shoes are not just fashion pieces but are tools that take us to places far and wide and we should never waste their — and our own — potential by staying in our comfort zone. While the exact shoes she wore in the film are not in stock anymore, we did find a similar-looking pair from the same store.



The Whitman brothers' iconic luggage



Left: VERY TROUBLED CHILD Savana bag number 4, USD999 (verytroubledchild.com); Right: Youtube Movies/FOX


This may seem like a random addition to the list until you realise that we're talking about Wes Anderson’s The Darjeeling Limited. It might not be a typical movie to get fashion inspiration from, but those who have seen it know that the fantastically designed luggage of the three off-kilter brothers in the movie has become a must-get item amongst its fans and even fashion enthusiasts, mainly because it was originally designed by Marc Jacobs when he was Louis Vuitton’s creative director.


A couple of years ago, a company called Very Troubled Child created a replica of the bags they used in the film, complete with a palm tree design, animal motifs and a customisation option, inspired by Anderson's film and the fascination that surrounded the bag itself. Whether you have seen the movie or not, you have to admit that the design is not too shabby and will definitely get you on a jet-setting mood.


Marty McFly's plaid and suspenders combo



Right: Screen Junkies/Universal Studios; Left: NORDSTROM Metallic Plaid Blouse, USD195 (shop.nordstrom.com); NORDSTROM Convertible Stretch Suspenders, USD59.50 (shop.nordstrom.com)


Taking style tips from men is a growing trend right now, which gives us more reasons to bring back this paperboy look from Back To The Future. Combining the nostalgic appeal of the '80s with an androgynous vibe that's been popping up here and there since the beginning of the 20th century, we're channelling our inner time traveller with these tried and tested pieces. We mean, who could ever go wrong with plaid in any time period, right? 


(Cover photo from: pinterest.comWarner Bros. Pictures)


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There are many ways to jazz up an outfit, but our favourite one is by putting on statement accessories. It's an easy way to make an otherwise simple ensemble look more alive and popping. For inspiration, we're looking at these picks from the Clozette Community.


A different kind of tassel


(Photo from: KatherineThivya)


Glitter shoes


(Photo from: Leannelow)




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