It’s official! The era of boss-lady suiting and statement silhouettes is back. Here are seven ways to give ’80s-inspired staples a modern makeover
PHOTOS: JOEL LIM/CALIBRE PICTURES FASHION DIRECTION: JANICE PIDDUCK
Play with proportions. Exaggerated shoulders with shapely pegged pants and a cinched waist? Yes please!
Jacket; top; waist rosette; and pants, all from Marc Jacobs. Rings, from $7,160, from Bvlgari. Boots from CK Calvin Klein.
White boots and microglasses loan a colourblocked outfit a touch of cool.
Sunglasses, $550, from Prada. Coat, $5,190; top, $590; and skirt, $590, all from CK Calvin Klein. Bag, $2,500, from Salvatore Ferragamo. Boots from Jimmy Choo.
Tailoring enables comic book prints to be OOTD-worthy.
Sunglasses, $370, from Prada. Top, $1,490; and skirt, $1,090, both from Moschino. Bag from Jimmy Choo. Stockings, stylist’s own.
Make a statement with mismatched suiting.
Earrings, $599, from Atelier Swarovski. Necklace, $4,560, from Bottega Veneta. Jacket; and vest, both from Dolce & Gabbana. Ring, $399, from Atelier Swarovski. Blouse from Salvatore Ferragamo. Nina Ricci trousers, $550, from THE OUTNET. Clutch, $7,300, from Givenchy.
The way to wear leopard prints this season? Choose one strong statement piece and own it.
Coat, $17,300; and boots, both from Givenchy. Stockings, stylist’s own.
Shoulder To Shoulder
Show off exaggerated shoulders by cinching your waist with a belt bag.
Scarf, $330; turtleneck pullover, $1,730; coat, $3,470; skirt, $2,400; socks, $330; and boots, $1,630, all from Miu Miu. Belt bag, $1,340, from MCM.
Go bold with statement hardware on your bag and your ears.
Earrings; and necklace, both from Marni. Jacket (outer), $3,200, from Bottega Veneta. Jacket (inner) from Valentino. Bag, $1,200, from Strathberry.
STYLING: SHAUN CHEN / HAIR: ASH LOI/ATELIER HAIR & BEAUTY, USING KEUNE COSMETICS / MAKEUP: KEITH BRYANT LEE, USING LANCÔME / MODEL: HENY B/AVE