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How to recycle your clothes?

Posted by imageandme in Style For Women

 Recreate, reuse, reconstruct!  Inspired by Gok Wan’s Fashion fix, this blog is all about thinking out of the box. Gok Wan repeatedly works out different ways of wearing a top or a dress and creates many different looks and of course his creatively styled high street clothes always win the challenge against the expensive designer brands, in the fashion face off section of the program.

What is your style?

Posted by imageandme in Style For Men

Since women have so many dressing options, we discuss more about how they can be one of the 5 style personalities. And it works the same for men. They might only have shirts, t-shirts and different styles of trousers to choose from, they still fall into 4 main style personalities.

How to find comfortable heels?

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

…..well, comfortable to some extent, because our ongoing quest to find heels comfortable enough to walk in for hours, has led to one conclusion; there are no entirely comfortable heels that will give that walking-on-air feeling for several hours at a stretch.                                       …

How to wear checks ?

Posted by imageandme in shopping tips in Singapore, Style For Men

Gingham, the fabric commonly associated with tablecloths, napkins and aprons, has in fact a very interesting history and has been so popular over the centuries that many countries have laid claim to have its origins in their own textile industry.  Origin of ‘Gingham’: The word Gingham originated first in Malaysia! ‘Genggang’, meaning stripes, is the word that Gingham is believed to be derived from.    Design: Gingham was originally several stripes woven together in cotton or linen…

Style tips from the Italian riviera for the Singapore sun

Posted by imageandme in Style For Men

Italian men are known for their flamboyant style.  The artful balance of careful coordination with a nonchalant grace is characteristic of the Italian style and we spent the last two weeks observing the style Italiano on the Riviera. Observations ? Considering the warm and sunny weather of Singapore, men’s clothing style in Singapore can easily translate the key elements of the Riviera style into their casual and smart casual wardrobe. Here are a few ways to do it: 1. Ditch the loose, baggy polo ts that you have been loving so much for their ease and comfort. Polo ts are great but now its time to get the ones that fit you well. Do away with the ones that have sleeves ending at the elbow ! The Polo ts that look smart are the ones that are in great quality cotton, with short sleeves, the ones that end in the middle of the upper arm. Anything longer than that is too old (unless of course you are going for that look). 2. Nothing describes the Riviera style more than the Breton stripes. A classic item that has been sported by the likes of Picasso, James Dean and Jean-Paul Gautier, make this…

4 reasons to include trendy horizontal stripes into your wardrobe

Posted by imageandme in Style For Women

Lately horizontal stripes are everywhere and it surely is very tempting to buy a top in colours that you love but then the horizontal stripes stare back at you and you give up the idea. It is common knowledge that horizontal stripes make you look wide and really who wants to look wide! Now, here are 4 reasons to stop running away from horizontal stripes and welcome them as a chic addition into your wardrobe.

10 things you should know about make-up

Posted by imageandme in Style For Women

 1.      Applying foundation with a soft sponge works best, instead of using fingers or a brush which can leave streaks.  2.      You can only even out your skin tone with foundation and concealors, they will not make your frown lines or wrinkles disappear.  3.      Using an angle brush to fill in your eyebrows works better than eye brow pencil. It will blend the colour into your eyebrow…