WOO/FIZIWOO & Zalia At Zalora Stun At SGFW | Clozette

Zalora is known as a shopping haven with trendy ready-to-wear pieces; but now get ready to shop their exclusive festive collection. Its in-house festive collection Zalia had its grand entrance at Singapore Fashion Week 2015 (SGFW) alongside looks from WOO/FIZIWOO, the ready-to-wear line by Malaysian brand FIZIWOO.




The pieces from the Zalia collection are designed by Zalora's in-house team and the collection aims to cater to the contemporary Asian woman looking for a stylish yet conservative set of clothes. The inspiration was from the 19th century painting Supper at The Ball by artist Adolph Menzel, and was translated to 18 glamorous modern pieces of soft chiffons and satin. The palette ranged from vibrant hues to gentle pastels and fabrics were crafted into elegant and classic silhouettes.




In addition to the festive Zalia collection is the Malaysian brand WOO/FIZIWOO by Hafizi Radzi Woo and Izree Kai Haffiz. Their collection translated the “less is more” mantra through ready-to-wear minimalistic pieces. Column dresses with structured capes, fit and flare styles, and baju kurungs in vibrant jewel tones were the stars of the collection. Overall, the sleek silhouettes and rich palette added a touch of understated elegance fit for a festive wardrobe for the season.  


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How fast time flies. May is about to end and June is on its way! Usually, May is the last month of sunny days and beach getaways but summer decided to extend a bit. Your wardrobe should be equipped with basic yet good quality pieces, and your makeup and skincare routine should match the hot and humid weather ahead. Are you ready for the transition? 


Let these five videos help you out in refreshing your style, having a new date night look, and discovering a healthy snack to munch on.  

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10 Ways to Refresh Your Style

By: From Head to Toe



Feeling a bit stuck with your style lately? Don't fret! Youtuber From Head to Toe saves the day with her latest video filled with tips and items on how you can refresh your look. You'll learn that a little tweak with your outfit goes a long way. It might even trigger a spark of creativity for your future looks! 


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Date Night: Get Ready With Me

By: Amelia Liana



Beauty and Style Youtuber Amelia Liana gives us a new idea on how to prepare for our dates--right from brushing her teeth up to the shoes she loves to wear. We like how she incorporated a subtle yet elegant eyeshadow combination and a few tips on what to bring on a date night.

Fun Nautical Nails

By: HannahRoxNails



HannahRoxNails teaches us a super easy way to nail this fun-looking nautical nails perfect for May. All you need are 3 nail colours--gold with glitters, blue, and white, a brush with a really fine tip, tapes, and a top coat polish. Match it with your go-to summer dress for a cute look!


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Products I've Been Loving 

By: meejmuse



There's only one Korean-Aussie Youtuber we love and that's meejmuse! In this video she shares her May favourites. We' spotted Belif products for fighting acne, Canmake blush with a great highlighter shade, Sigma lip liner, and hair products from L'Oreal and Moroccan Oil. 



Healthy & Beauty Smoothie Bowl

By: May's Party Cooking



We all know that Koreans have a knack for making beauty trends happen, and in this video we'll discover that they also have a knack for making food trends, and a healthy one at that! This smoothie bowl recipe by May's Party Cooking can be your next healthy snack for the summer in exchange for ice cream and other cold yet unhealthy snacks you crave for. Going healthy is certainly in this season. Go ahead and go crazy with the flavours of fruits and veggies! 


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Which video did you like the most? Let us know in the comments below!

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(cover photo from hannatantoco)


There are plenty of tips out there when it comes to travel; and for our Clozette Ambassador Hanna Tantoco finding a travel buddy, getting ingrained with the place's culture, and getting down and dirty are her top 3 tips.


After all, maximizing summer is all about escaping the daily routine of work through travelling with her fiancé--like walking to places by foot and skipping a few extra buys to give way for more worthwhile experiences. It is indeed an amazing experience to go out there and create #SummerMemories for keeps--especially when you're with the best person to share it with!


So take a peek into Hanna's #SummerMemories as we got her talking about this wonderful Summer season and her love for travel!


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What do you love most about summer?

Hmmm. This is quite difficult because I've always been a tropical girl so I  definitely love the weather! But what I love most is the food! The fruits in season, new flavours of ice cream (Earlgrey anyone?), and iced coffee for breakfast.




What are you looking forward to this summer?

I'm actually getting married early next year so I would take advantage of doing some wedding preparations this summer.



Do you have a particular go-to summer outfit/makeup look? 

For my summer outfit, it’s either I go full-on-florals or all-white. Florals, because I feel like my look completes the summer landscape. On the other hand, I love wearing an all- white ensemble because you can get away with it from morning to evening! For my make-up, since it’s hot and humid outside, I ensure I’m using waterproof make-up. I also try to keep it light or else I'll be sweating.




What was your most memorable summer trip? 

Summer of last year (2014) because I got engaged in New York City


 



We noticed that you've been travelling, what's the best place you've been to so far and why?

Without batting an eyelash, it’s Tokyo, Japan. I love the food. I swear I haven't eaten anything there that I didn't like at all. From the random udon place at the corner of my hotel to the expensive omakases and also, I love anything matcha! So the abundance of it in this city is heaven sent. I love the vibe of the vibrant city. It’s huge, it’s bustling, you literally have everything in it but it’s still kept squeaky clean. Finally, the people. Everybody is so nice and warm even if you're cramped in the metro during rush hour or if you're asking for directions.



 

What makes you excited about travelling? 


Definitely the culture. You spend almost 15 years of your life studying and trying to understand other cultures but you would never get to truly understand until you visit and see for yourself.  Also, the sheer joy of novelty. I work full time and it gets very packed, so traveling is literally an escape for me.  


 



Do you have any tips to share for our Clozette girls who'd like to travel in the future?

Research, Research, and Research – search for the best season to go, if there are shows or festivals you can catch, and the top activities you can try. You can maximize the whole traveling experience if you actually try the activities.


Next, know what your non-negotiables are. Unless money is not an object. For myself, I can go down and dirty, I can take the cheapest transportation or walk for hours. I can survive not buying souvenirs. But I'd always like to go back to a comfortable bed. Finally, choose a travel partner you have a common interest with and with whom you can literally hang out with day and night! You spend less time arguing, and you're assured you're not boring the other person. Traveling could only be really fun if the person you’re traveling with is fun too! I'm lucky my fiancé is interested in traveling too!




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Do you have #SummerMemories to share?  
Let us know in the comments below!

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