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Red tulle gown, $549 


Be the best dressed at any party with the most coveted collab of the year. 

The collaboration... Yes, it’s here! H&M announced that Giambattista Valli would be their designer collaboration for 2019 and gave a sneak peek with a pre-collection that got everyone excited. Wait no more, as you can now get your hands on the full collection.

The designer... Giambattista Valli is known for his romantic, voluminous tulles and ruffles, and a signature feminine feel. He has dressed celebs such as Rihanna and Lana Condor.

The collection... He describes the collection to be a feisty and eclectic recap of his style. There will be a range of accessories featuring a lips icon (modelled after Valli’s own lips!) as necklace pendants and belt buckles. This collection is also notable as it will also be Valli’s debut for menswear.

You’ll want... The super-cute tee, the high heels, boots and flat slippers, and all the gorgeous gowns!

Shop it... The Giambattista Valli x H&M collection is available online and at selected H&M stores from Nov 8. 

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Acrylic bag, $84.95 

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Tiered dress, $249 

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White printed tee, $49.95 

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Perfect for parties! 


End the year with a ba(n)g — score one of these out-of-this-world bags for party season. 


Reminisce your school days when you used to sneak in food from the canteen to your classes after recess. 

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Bag, $383.93, Pop & Suki


This is one trendy piece that you gotta add to your shopping cart. Plus, its small size makes it a great bag for parties, so you can dance the night away! 

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Bag, $63.90, Charles & Keith 


Dumpling lovers, you’re gonna love this gyoza purse from Rommydebommy. Arm candy or arm food? This is the late-night treat you can indulge in. 

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Purse, €255 (approx. $440), Rommydebommy 


This year-end, drop hints for bae to charm you with these shiny sparklies. 


Guess has come out with an astrology-inspired collection called “I Need My Space” (so apt!) where each zodiac sign is associated with a planet, known as a ‘ruler’. The five classical planets of Mars, Mercury, Jupiter, Venus and Saturn are joined by the Sun and Moon in defining the seven rulers for each sign. 

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What's your ruling planet? 


In another celestial space, Wanderlust & Co introduces their L’etoile (‘the star’ in French) collection for this holiday season, a tribute to the woman who embraces the flow of the universe yet finds solace in her inner light. Dazzle in the beauty of the cosmic universe with crystal-encrusted wishing stars and hand-etched medallions. We’ve made a wish, already! 

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These sparkles = MUST! 


The Nike Air Force 1 is given a phresh update this holiday season. The AF1 Reflective has a mix of pebbled leather with 3M to create visibility under low light. Don’t snooze, they are dropping on December 1. 

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Air Force 1, Nike


Pastels, slinky silhouettes and delightful accessories will make you very merry! 

Spoil yourself with Kate Spade’s Holiday collection. This season, Creative Director Nicole Glass gives the brand’s house codes a refined approach — focusing on colours and opulent textures of velvet, lurex, silk and faux fur in purples, pinks, greys and green; topped with pearls, pavé and bows too, with the concept of a girls’ night out being the inspiration of the collection. One of the key silhouettes include the Toujours bag, a high-functioning everyday satchel with interlocking spades hardware that represents the infinity symbol, loyalty, friendship and love. The Nicola bags also receive seasonal updates in faux fux, smooth glitter leather and hand-embroidered foil, and the Romy bags in crocodile￾embossed metallic specchio leather. 

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Spot that fuzzy Nicola bag! 

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Adding that headband to all our wish lists 

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Bangle, Kate Spade