Look great with these tips, whatever your style – be it piling on statement jewellery, going the understated route, or rocking the feminine look. BY KARIN TAN
Photography Vee Chin Styling Karin Tan Hair Sam/Athens Salon Makeup Ros Chan, using Urban Decay Model Fang Shin/Mannequin
GET THE LOOK Cotton wrap dress, $179, from Warehouse. Atelier Swarovski Mira necklace, $1,320, Atelier Swarovski Mira bracelet, $700, and Atelier Swarovski Efflorescence ring, $700, from Swarovski. Coccinelle glitter-encrusted box clutch, $384, from Julie Nicole. Glitter-encrusted pumps, $190, from Pedder Red.
YOU’RE A MAXIMALIST
If you love statement jewellery, keep your outfit simple and let the accessories do the talking. Opt for clothes in neutral colours; bright, bold hues paired with eye-catching trinkets could make you look over-the-top.
GET THE LOOK Polyester jacket, $126, from Topshop. Polyesterblend jumpsuit, $149, from Warehouse. Atelier Swarovski by Jean Paul Gaultier Reverse earrings, $550, Atelier Swarovski by Jean Paul Gaultier Reverse necklace, $700, Atelier Swarovski Kevari Bracelet, $760, and Atelier Swarovski by Jean Paul Gaultier Reverse Large Ring, $550, from Swarovski. Rabeanco x Johanna Ho quilted leather hobo, $550, from Rabeanco.
YOU LIKE IT SIMPLE
Modest, understated jewellery works with both simple and busier outfits. And while such pieces may be too small to be seen from afar, up close, they sure add interest to your look.
GET THE LOOK Polyester-blend dress, $475, and viscose-blend turtleneck dress, $650, from Bimba Y Lola. Sterling silver bracelet with diamonds, $1,065, sterling silver bangle, $365, and sterling silver ring with diamonds, $1,115, from Monica Vinader. Leather shoulder bag, $360, from Rabeanco. Pedder Red x Cynthia & Xiao suede slip-ons, $250, from Pedder Red.
GET THE LOOK Polyester-blend blazer, $149, and cotton-blend tank top, $39.90, from Warehouse. Polyesterblend pants, $89.90, from Topshop. Edify necklace, $170, Attract Heart ring, $190, and Attract Light ring, $255, from Swarovski. Rose gold-plated sterling silver bracelet, $450, from Monica Vinader. Leather handbag with studs (price unavailable) from Tory Burch.
GET THE LOOK Faux leather pinafore dress, $139, from Warehouse. Acrylic-blend sleeveless top, $39.90, from H&M. Acrylic earrings, $90, from Bimba Y Lola. Atelier Swarovski by Feverish Butterfly bracelet, $480, and Escape bangle, $320, from Swarovski. Coccinelle mini leather bucket bag, $444, from Julie Nicole. Leather sneakers, $250, from Pedder Red.
YOU LIKE IT FEMININE
To avoid looking too sweet or cute, team the feminine jewellery you favour with street-style staples such as a bomber jacket or a faux leather dress.
GET THE LOOK Polyester bomber jacket, $126, and suede fringed bralet, $59.90, from Topshop. Polyester maxi skirt, $129, from Warehouse. Metal ear cuff, $80, from Bimba Y Lola. Atelier Swarovski by Feverish Butterfly necklace, $920, Atelier Swarovski by Feverish Butterfly bracelet, $480, Atelier Swarovski by Feverish Butterfly rings, $320 each, Atelier Swarovski by Feverish Butterfly midi ring, $235, and Eden ring, $255, from Swarovski. Walter Steiger mini leather bag, $1,650, from Julie Nicole.