#TeamClozette's Tips On Welcoming The New Year | Clozette
2016 may have had its ups and downs, but with the New Year coming, all that's left to say is that endings come with refreshing beginnings. With the stories and events that #TeamClozette has shared with the Community this year, we can confidently say that 2017 is yet another adventure waiting to happen and that we can't wait to have you experience what we have in store for you.

So as we sip on our cocktails and await the New Year's fireworks, here are some notes and well-wishes from #TeamClozette on welcoming the New Year with a bang. 

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Becks Ko, Editor



"In 2016, I discovered the ultimate goal of my life: to be truly happy despite the odds. It is a constant struggle finding happiness in the every day, but the reminder of the things that truly, genuinely matter is what keeps me going. 

In the New Year, do this: continue to repel the negatives with all your might, and always look for the things that really matter – the positives in life. To never be that person who detests, scoffs, and loathes – but be that person who lives, laughs, and loves (and always in a good pair of shoes). 2017, we're comin' at ya!"

Kersie Koh, Creative Director



"This year, I was reminded to live with the 3-Es: energy, enthusiasm, and empathy. I got to focus on taking that extra effort to see things from another person's point of view. I feel it helps guide our actions towards better outcomes.

Another personal feat this year is that I've finally picked up the habit of drinking a huge bottle of water a day with a slice of lemon in it. I do feel the difference – less water detention and brighter skin. I freeze my lemon slices and just pop them each morning in my bottle that I bring to work.

Have a bright and positive 2017, Clozetters! Remember: live with the three E's."

Winson Huang, Regional Business Manager




"The past year helped me realise that treating people with sincerity will reap true friendships from both outside and inside of work. It really warms my heart and drives me to foster more of these meaningful relationships.

Moving forward, my little tip for 2017 is to always remember, 'kindness begets kindness!'. Stay true to yourself and everything else will fall into place."


Jessie Loy, Associate Business Director




"2016 has been life-changing for me with new priorities, now that I’m about to welcome a new member into my family. This transition period made me develop deep respect for working moms who are juggling numerous responsibilities every hour and every day.

This 2017, I’m adopting a “deal with it as it comes” mentality since there would be several unknowns as a new mom. I find this helps reduce unnecessary stress, allowing me to go about my daily responsibilities with clarity and productivity to the best of my ability.

Here’s wishing Clozetters a wonderful 2017 full of joy, love, and great health!"


Hwee Ying Tan, Finance Officer




"2016 has been another great year spent with good company and getting to know new people. I wouldn’t say that 2016 brought about big changes, but I’ve learned that making small changes to my lifestyle can liven things up and positive thinking is the way to go!


As for my "New Year" tip for you lovely ladies? Look for changes. Visit a country that you haven’t been to before! It’s always exciting to explore new places, getting absorbed into a different environment & living the cultures of others."


Cheryl Tan, Business Director




"On a more practical front, I learned this year that it is not easy recycling grab-and-go coffee cups (that are created with a special coating of polyethylene resin coating). So my New Year’s resolution? This 2017, I’ll be bringing my own water bottle as much as possible!"


Tisha Caedo, Features Writer




"This year was full of highs and lows; I experienced and gained a lot of new things, as well as dealt with a few losses. And because of all those things combined, I grew stronger. I always thought I was strong, but in 2016, I was actually able to prove it to myself (yay!)

Now that I’m about to leave 2016 behind, I’m excited for the new year because it’s a new beginning. And who doesn’t want that? So for 2017, focus on everything that makes you happy; leave all the sadness and problems behind and just keep moving forward."


Amanda Arambulo, Features Writer and Campaigns Executive




"2016 started out as a challenge for me, whether it be on a personal level or my convictions towards certain issues and matters. But it made me realise a lot of things about myself and my capabilities and limits and it was a day-by-day introspective experience. 


And as I'm about to close this chapter of my life and say hello to more blank pages ahead, all I can say is that as long as you continue to look within yourself and try to make your mark in this world little by little, then you're up for an amazing journey ahead. 


Wishing you an amazing 2017, Clozetters!"  


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From the entire #TeamClozette to you, have an amazing 2017, everyone!


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Always being in a rush, it’s important that the clothes I pick are not hard to match. These Fall’16 styles from KODZ made it a breeze for me to pair my clothes. Whether casual or chic, I love how these pieces are great for every occasion from day to night.



This airy long sleeved top in my first look is one of my favorite pieces. The lightness of its material and monochromatic prints is a good choice for days when running errands on a humid workday.


I’m not one for high collared shirts but when a dressy occasion calls for it, this is the one to have. With an easy zip opening at the back, I do not have to worry about the usual button coming open whenever I move. Pair it with the KODZ grey knit skirt with its slight slit at the side and it easily takes you from a casual day to an evening out.



Sequins are always, always, always, a yes. When it comes in a muted color, you will not have to worry about being “too loud”. Wear a basic top underneath this sequin jacket and it takes your look to a whole different level, perfect for office or family parties when you want to look your best but not too much.




The ‘bralette’ has been the fashion staple for 2016 for a while now but finding an appropriate pairing for it might be a little difficult. For this look, I wore it together with the KODZ black drawstring pants – which really compliments the entire look, as it is fitted at the waist and tapered at the ankle, giving the body a proportionate silhouette.



Ahh, who doesn’t love a playsuit? This strapless one piece is suitable for any occasion, be it a casual weekend or a fun night out. The lattice detail on the sides makes this piece a unique one. Pick your favorite nude or black heels to go with it, accessorize, and you’re ready to go!




This casual lightweight dress will be your top pick for a casual weekend, be it out shopping, or a late afternoon picnic. Simply tie the rope belt around your waist to avoid looking too “flowy” or “big”.

If you’re looking for ensembles that will take you through everyday with comfort and elegance, KODZ would be the best choice for every style!

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Participate in @kodz.sea Read & Win contest here to win your favorite influencer’s styled look, just in time for the festive season ahead!


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Picking out a different outfit for every single day of the week can be quite challenging. But what if we told you that all you needed was one fashion brand to get your wardrobe ready to roll? Whether you’re a less-is-more advocate, or the ultimate style icon of the clique, we have just the looks – courtesy of leading Taiwanese fashion brand KODZ – to set your week in fashion motion.


You know what they say: when you’ve got a taste of the good (style) life, you’ll only want more. On top of a look book featuring six of our very own #TeamClozette members, we also got four trendy personalities – Trishna, Veren, Jxhia, and Caxs – to share their outfits of the week from KODZ. These classic pieces are so versatile that you can easily mix and match them according to your own definition of style. Don’t believe us? Below, we share a total of 28 outfit ideas – seven from each of the four personalities – to help you up your style game.

Ps: Want to receive the latest news and deals from KODZ? Simply sign up for their e-newsletter. Plus, find out how you can stand to win your favourite KODZ look below!

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The Style Icon



“I'm always having trouble finding the balance between staying warm and looking stylish. Fashion is, after all, a form of self-expression.

I have, though, been finding my way round this thing, figuring out what works best for me and how to make clothes like turtlenecks and midi skirts — something I never thought I'd ever wear — look effortlessly stylish all while still ensuring that my arms and legs don't freeze off my bones (during my stay in London).

LAYERING — Yes! Layering. Even with pieces that aren't exactly winter appropriate, like slip dresses and bralettes, there's always a way to wear them; whether it's over thick, cosy knit jumpers or turtleneck sweaters.” – Trishna


The Sweetheart



“KODZ has been dominating my wardrobe lately with their collections. I love their clothes so much as they suit my feminine style and the quality is also really good!” – Veren

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The Less-Is-More Advocate



“I love basics. To me, any basic piece can be transformed to any style you desire – edgy, classy, and of course, casual.

“My fashion philosophy is to be comfortable and daring, don’t let the outfit wear you, rock the outfit instead.” – Jxhia


The Femme Fatale



“Always being in a rush, it’s important that the clothes I pick are not hard to match.

These Fall’16 styles from KODZ made it a breeze for me to pair my clothes. Whether casual or chic, I love how these pieces are great for every occasion from day to night. If you’re looking for ensembles that will take you through everyday with comfort and elegance, KODZ would be the best choice for every style!” 
Caxs
See all looks here!


Got a favourite look you want to cop? Pick your favourite from these four style personalities below and stand to win the whole look from KODZ!



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