Keep on top of this year’s festive season by heading to Takashimaya Department Store for all your style and shopping needs.
Abstract Dress, $209, Monsieur Lacroix for Desigual.
Spanish brand Desigual has long been known for its flamboyant aesthetics. Expect plenty of floral velvet, batik-and-denim patchwork and mandala prints in Desigual’s fall/winter 2016 collection, presented with an irreverent ’70s-byway- of-the-’90s attitude.
From top: Wallet, $323, Blue Les Copains. Necklace, $23, Anne Kelly.
From leather clutches to natural stone necklaces, earthy inspirations offer great ease and versatility when accessorising.
From left: Access Smartwatch, $599; Access Activity Tracker, $159, Michael Kors.
Trust Michael Kors to know exactly what the modern woman-on-thego needs. Powered by Android Wear, the Access Smartwatch boasts text and e-mail alert functions, as well as customisable touchscreens. An Activity Tracker monitors your sleep and movements with just a tap of the finger.
From left: Dress, $199, Elita. Necklace, $169, Style To Be.
Regardless of the season, an LBD will always remain the ultimate wardrobe essential. Update the sartorial classic with interesting details in the form of frills or a mishmash of textures, and add a statement necklace for a look that will never go out of style.
Adjustable necklace, $530; drop earrings, $460, Stonehenge.
Fashionably Silver Rose Gold Plated 925 Silver Ring, $149, Folli Follie.
It's all about the little things. A dazzling ring or a pair of dainty drop earrings are subtle yet striking ways to stand out from the crowd.
Snowshine watch, $82, Swatch.
Belts, $59 each, Tocco Tenero.
FUN & FUNCTION.
Durability never goes out of style, especially if it comes in the form of bright accessories. A sporty, but shimmery watch combines style and function, while colourful belts add a playful touch for the chic go-getter.
From left: Jacquard dress, $259, Elita. Necklace, $39, Ebony.
Need an outfit that will take you from a breakfast meeting to a business luncheon? A floral midi dress will do the trick. Add a chunky chain necklace, and you will be all set for dinner too.
White silk blouse with black stripes, $209, Carattere.
The epitome of effortless style, wear Carattere’s minimalist silk separates with heels for the boardroom or white trainers for the boardwalk.
From top: Pocket dress, $189, Version. Bangle, $39, Ebony. Clare 2-in-1 bag, $99, Lver.
Monochrome doesn't have to be monotonous. Break out of the mould by opting for pieces with an architectural take on shapes, structures and prints.
From left: Fusion ring, $3,300, Georg Jensen, Nina Pendente Donna top, $229, Xacus.
Equally chic worn with full skirts or culottes, the classic button-down is a perennial favourite among stylish women. Switch things up by opting for one in a lavender hue, accessoried with a stackable ring.
Necklace, $119, Style To Be.
The circle is a universal symbol of wholeness and totality. So why not complete your jewellery collection with circular accessories? A chunky chain necklace with contrasting pops of colour will be your go-to accessory whenever you need to add interest to an outfit.
From left: Naida Circle Open pendant, $470; rose gold fine chain, $95, Monica Vinader. Chiffon dress, $169, Ebony. Headband with Swarovski crystals, $215, Alexandre De Paris.
Be the belle of the ball in a floor-sweeping frock with pleated details. Amp up the glam factor with a bow headband, and top it all off with delicate gold and diamond jewellery.
From left: Pants, $401, Blue Les Copains, Top, $338, Blue Les Copains.
From top: Silk parka, $269, Carattere. Teagan ruff dress, $129, Lver. Necklace, $23, Anne Kelly.
Fashionable as it is functional, a lightweight parka is a must-have when it comes to layering. Contrast the soft, fluid silhouette with a bold pop of colour and a chunky necklace for maximum impact.
All brands available at Ladies’ Accessories & Ladies’ Wear Departments, Level 1 & 3, Takashimaya Department Store.