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    ‘Bridal Blossoms’ by Jovian Mandagie is Beautiful

    A wedding is a special occasion that calls for one of the special designs by Jovian Mandagie. ‘Bridal Blossoms’ is the latest bridal collection by one of Malaysia’s most celebrated designer, Jovian Mandagie. His talent in creating beautiful dresses is evident with this collection that spells romantic and artful. The inspiration of course is drawn from the movement of a flower – strong in nature and soft in appeal at the same time, just like the attraction of a JM bride who is confident, feminine and loves a hint of drama. Bridal Blossoms was unveiled at the Jovian Mandagie Annual Fashion Show 2014 yesterday where we were treated to a…

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    Fashion Friday: Radiant Orchid Is Pantone Colour Of The Year 2014

    It’s official! This will be the sizzling colour of next year. Well, not quite sizzle but it is called ‘Radiant Orchid’ or mauve if you may. The “captivating, magical, enigmatic purple” is the shade of 2014 as named by Pantone, the world’s leading authority on colour. It is described as “an enchanting harmony of fuchsia purple and pink undertones.” Radiant Orchid will stand alongside Dazzling Blue as the favourite shades next year. This marks a rather ‘quieter’ or lighter choice as previously, we have seen bolder colours in 2013’s emerald green and 2012’s tangerine tango. Pantone had chosen this colour because it encourages creativity and originality. The charming hue also inspires…

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    Looks We Love From Guess Fall 2013 Collection

    Guess, the denim trend setter brings Western motifs into life with its Fall 2013 collection. The American lifestyle brand launches new denim designs that combine unique textures and novel trimmings. Each piece is functional and reveals true aesthetic value. In the women’s collection, interesting details are prominent this season with lace-inserts, cut-outs and zippers adding drama to everyday looks. You’ll see lots of distinctive denim pieces like distressed jeans and jumpsuits along with studded jackets and pieced chambray shirts, jackets, etc. These are our favourite looks from the Guess Fall 2013 collection: The White Queen Possibly the easiest to channel that clean, icy queen image. White on denim works well…

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    Fashion Friday: The Camo Print

    If there’s one print that always comes back in style (or rather never goes out of style), that would be the camo print!  Favoured by many as the ‘it’ fashion trend, the revered camouflage makes an appearance year in year out. The camo spell takes over many big brands this season like Christopher Kane, 3.1 Philip Lim, Michael Kors, Alexander Wang and Guy Laroche among others. You can understand the appeal of camo as it’s associated with a cool boldness of its own so you can mix it up fashionably. Military cool works really well to create a juxtaposition of tough yet chic look. From tops to dresses, jackets, shoes…

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    5 Revealing Dresses Daredevils Should Wear

    While some of us like our dresses sweet and elegant, it can’t be denied that others like them risqué… If you’re one who keeps track of entertainment news (e.g. movies screening and red carpet events) then you’d most probably realise that there are some really revealing dresses out there. And by that, we mean really, really revealing.. Don’t believe us? Here are our top five picks of revealing dresses that might tickle the fancy of daredevil fashionistas. Jaimie Alexander at Thor: The Dark World Premiere Just as the ladies are thanking filmmakers for that shirtless Chris Hemsworth scene in Thor 2, the guys might as well be thanking the stylists…

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    Fashion Friday: Plaid Is Back In Trend!

    The 90s favourite of plaid pattern makes its comeback into the cool trend of this year’s Fall/Winter 2013.  Plaids and checks, do you know the difference? Wait, is there even a difference? Yes, there is! In the simplest explanation, checks are normally two-tone patterns with symmetrical squares while plaids are varied criss-crossed horizontal and vertical lines in multiple colours. The difference between these two are very minor and need not warrant such a fashionable headache. As we scout around the malls these days, one thing apparent is that plaid is back in fashion. In fact, early previews from the Fall/Winter 2013 runway show have put plaid as the key trend…

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    Fashion Friday: Givenchy Bambi Sweater Trend

    Hot off the runway and red carpet, the beloved Disney character – Bambi – is given a spot in the fashion limelight. The current must-have item is the brainchild of Givenchy’s Riccardo Tisci. If you can recall the sudden interest in Rottweiler print two seasons back, he is the designer responsible for sending the dog into stardom from the Fall 2011 men’s runway show. The ferocious canine was pictured on sweatshirts and tees, and donned by celebrities as well as fashionistas the world over. Now it appears he has done it again! Fashion lovers are coveting the neoprene “Bambi and Female Form Print Sweater” from Givenchy’s Fall 2013 collection which…

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    Fashion Friday: One Leather Pants, Four Looks

    One of the trickiest items to pull off (no pun intended!) is the leather pants.   While it has been a fashion staple for years now, not many know how to get the leather pants right. You’d think how hard can it be to pair up a trousers? Well, this particular pair is rather complex to wear without looking tacky and cheap. No doubt, the leather pants is a timeless piece of clothing that makes its rounds into the fashion scene every now and then. Look towards Isabel Marant and Balmain for inspiration. It is also one fashion item that holds a lot of appeal. Leather, when done right, gives…

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    Fashion Friday: Style Up For A Girl’s Night Out

    “Oh dear, what to wear tonight?”  One of the most fun times a girl can have is a night about town with her best girlfriends. From the dressing up to the lovely dinner and crazy dance after, it is a treasured moment that makes for lasting memory. For seasoned social butterflies, these are the nights when dressing up gets noticed and appreciated, especially by the girlies. It fuels our style. They are the ones who provide great inspiration and in a way, help us realise the path to discovering our distinctive style. So, when it comes to a girl’s night out, don’t be afraid to adopt a carefree approach and…

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    Fashion Friday: Ace Those Ankle Strap Shoes!

    The classic never goes out of style and it’s true with the ankle strap shoes! The word from the runway is that ankle strap shoes are the ‘it’ footwear this year and it will still be the go-to shoe for the Fall/Winter season. Whether thick or thin straps, all eyes will be on the ankles. Consider it the latest in accessorising! At first glance, ankle strap shoes are rather plain but what make it so versatile are the straps. From stilettos to flats and pumps, the shoes exude a certain sexiness and sleek finish which you can pair for a casual or dressy look. What seems to make this particular…