January 2014

 

Style update for men: 5 different ways to wear blue in 2014

Posted by imageandme in Corporate Style, Style For Men

Every man has at least two to three shades of blue in his wardrobe. While navy blue is an obvious choice for suits and trousers, light blue is an easy colour to pick for shirts. Since blue is such a favorite and the colour for spring-summer 2014, we give you 5 new ways of incorporating blue into your wardrobe to update your collection: 1. Try a different shade of blue instead of the plain navy. The intensity of a medium shade of blue is same as of light grey and hence carries the same formality level. Combine with a pale blue shirt and a dark navy tie and you are dressed to project a professional image that is approachable and friendly.    2. Go for patterns instead of plains: Plain navy is a no brainer. Make a bold statement and include a navy suit/ trouser with windowpane or stripes into your collection.   3. Try different colour combinations: Experiment with colour combinations and match your blue suit or trouser with colours like beige, bold pink, olive green etc.   4. Ditch the navy blazer: A navy blazer is a classic piece to have in your wardrobe. But update this classic…

Trend 2014 – How to wear metallics

Posted by imageandme in Online shopping, shopping tips in Singapore, Style For Women

We love metallics. Add a metallic detail in any form to your look and you take the look from ordinary to luxe. As the metallic trend continues in 2014, here are some ideas on how you can wear metallics. 1. Don’t be afraid to wear it in the day. Pair metallic with denim. Below is an example of a skirt with design details woven in metallic thread paired with a denim shirt for a stylish casual look. Team this with a black or navy bag with gold buckles and keep the footwear simple. 2. For a bolder day look,  go for a completely metallic skirt in jacquard with a t-shirt top. Yes it works and the combination of different textures makes the look very interesting.   3. Match a metallic patterned trouser with a simple black top. Very chic.   4. Use metal accessories to elevate the effect of neutrals. Pair shiny gold or silver with black, whites, grey or beige and see the outfit come to life.   Below are some style ideas of how celebrities have done metallics in the past: Bold metallics worn by Elle Macpherson (note the gold accessories paired with the silver) and Nicole Richie…