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Embrace the stay-home life in comfy yet chic loungewear that will take you from slumber to video conferencing effortlessly in true #iwokeuplikethis style. From silky pyjamas sets to cosy knits, oversize shirts to slip dresses, there’s something for every homebody. With the right accessories and styling, they double as daywear too—just swap your bedroom slippers for some leather boots or sleek stilettoes, and throw on a tailored blazer for an instantly pulled-together look or cinch your robe with a leather belt. Top off with a cute bag and a red lip, and you’re set. 

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1. Necklace, Atelier Swarovski 

2. Shirt dress, JOSEPH 

3. Business on top: All you need is an oversize shirt dress and scarlet lips 

4. Shirt dress, Loro Piana 

5. Trousers, Diane von Furstenberg 

6. Watch, Cartier

7. Slide, Balenciaga 

8. Scarf, $270, Fendi 

9. A cinched silk robe and strappy heels take the look from bedroom to boardroom 

10. Throw a jacket over a slip dress if you need to head out 

11. Polished hair and an embellished bag are a must with a pyjamas-inspired ensemble 

12. Bag, $2,430, Roger Vivier 

13. Ring, Harry Winston 

14. Skirt, $190, COS 

15. Sunglasses, Miu Miu 


Athleisure holds the promise of being made for working out and going out. The trick to making it do double duty is to incorporate sporty separates such as exercise tops and leggings into your everyday wardrobe of denims and tailored staples—layering is key. Elevate a windbreaker by teaming with a high‑waisted leather skirt and slicked‑back hair, ground a full‑hoodie‑and‑ bike‑shorts ensemble with heeled booties, or loosen up a formal suit with a sports bra and sneakers. It’s all in the details. 

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1. Bum bag, $4,900, Hermès 

2. Up your street cred with a bum bag and classic Dr. Martens boots 

3. Leggings, P.E Nation x H&M 

4. Necklace, Louis Vuitton 

5. Sleek hair, on-point makeup and polished extras elevate sporty separates 

6. Sweater, Sandro 

7. Cap, MSGM 

8. Glasses, Oakley 

9. Performance goggles are your go-to accessory when you want to look sporty in a quick second 

10. Upgrade a zip-up jacket with a midi skirt in leather 

11. Skirt, Tory Sport 

12. Sneaker, Givenchy 

13. Jacket, Bimba Y Lola 

14. Bike shorts get dressed up with a logo-print hoodie and bags 

15. Bra top, Fendi 


Also known as “croakies”, eyewear retainers or straps are making a comeback on both the spring/summer 2020 runways and the streets. And they are no longer solely for our grandparents and sports-loving friends; the chic designer versions now come with supersized chains (think those at Gucci) and eye-catching details, making them statement accessories in their own right. Team yours with oversize sunglasses and a cosy sweater-and-shorts ensemble, as seen at Fendi, or let them hang off your neck in place of a necklace over a cropped top and leather jacket. Practical and convenient, they ensure you’ll never lose sight of your eyewear. 

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1. Jeans, $1,150, LOEWE Paula’s Ibiza 2020 

2. Sunglass chain, Fendi 

3. Earrings, Balenciaga 

4. When in doubt, go for gold, which complements everything 

5. Boot, Roger Vivier 

6. Boilersuit, $585, Sandro 

7. Boilersuit, $585, SandroaMake a statement with the biggest links you can find 

8. Bag, Valentino 

9. Cat-eye sunnies with chain retainers offer an unexpected contrast to a flirty outfit 

10. Chain croakies even work with a goth-glam outfit à la Beetlejuice 

11. Sunglass chain, about $107, DONNI. at Moda Operandi 

12. Top, $760, Moschino

13. Bermuda shorts, Stella McCartney 

14. Pair retro round sunnies with a matching chain-link strap 

15. Sunglasses and sunglass chain, Gucci 


Over the last century, men’s suits have evolved from the formal three-piece combination of jacket, waistcoat and trousers to a simplified blazer-and-trousers set, tie optional. Fast forward to the 21st century, and women have taken men’s suiting and power dressing to a whole new level. But wearing a suit is no longer about asserting your place in a men’s world. A suit worn well has the magical ability to transform the wearer and boost one’s confidence. Own the look by injecting your personality: Don a classic 1980s-style three-piece suit with an air of sophistication (and strappy heels), or spice it up with bright colours or prints

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1. Waistcoat, about $643, Nackiyé at Net-a-Porter 

2. You can’t go wrong with tone-on-tone dressing with a bag that matches your suit 

3. Belt, Versace

4. Cardigan, Tory Burch 

5. A skinny leather belt that matches your tie is essential to pulling a tailored outfit together 

6. Cardholder, Mulberry 

7. Side stripes on trousers add a fresh, sporty twist 

8. Tie, Gucci

9. Suspenders, Chanel

10. Knock the stuffiness out of a suit with an embellished tie and oversize aviators 

11. Glasses, Dolce&Gabbana 

12. Loafer, $1,850, Prada 

13. Trousers, Max Mara 

14. Blazer, $690, Sandro 

15. Earrings, TASAKI 

16. Watch, Bvlgari 

17. Bag, Tod’s 


Lend an edge to workwear by teaming camo trousers with a tailored blazer and sleek heels, or amp up its rugged charm by going head-to-toe camo in different fabrics and textures. Refined add-ons or bold bling take the look from army recruit to street chic. Time to blend in to stand out. 

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1. The pops of colour on this oversize camo shirt tone down its military vibe. Throw over a dress to add a cool spin to your ensemble. Shirt, about $650, MYAR at 

2. Feminine details such as pleats take the masculine edge off camo prints. Team with a cosy knit top for textural contrast. Skirt, about $2,271, Ermanno Scervino at Farfetch 

3. Dress up loose-fitting utility trousers with a fitted tee, a sharp blazer and heels. Trousers, Balmain 

4. Embrace a sportier aesthetic with a bra top in the print. Pull the look together with bottoms that pick up the colours. Sports bra, about $98, THE UPSIDE at Net-a-Porter 

5. If there’s one piece to invest in, it’s the camo coat. Pair with an all-black outfi t to keep the look chic. Coat, Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello 


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From left: Bag, Louis Vuitton; Stiletto, Jimmy Choo; Hat, $1,200, Dior; Sunglasses, Givenchy; Bag strap, $1,250, Fendi



Taking inspiration from Mother Nature, animalia reigns supreme in Jimmy Choo’s spring/summer 2020 collection.

Photographed by Ching. Styled by Gracia Phang 

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Leather Varenne bowling bag, $2,375

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From left: Suede Thyra sandal, $2,125; pony‑hair‑mix Hawke 65 mule, $1,250; leather Madeline bag

All accessories used in the shoot are by Jimmy Choo, and are available at #B2‑80 The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands and #01‑42A/44 Paragon