January 2013 Favourites

We’ve compiled all the things we’ve loved for the month of January 2013 – be it accessories, fashion or hijabs. What are your favourites?

1. Drop Pocket Boyfriend Cardigan by New Look

Jan2013Fav3These extremely baby soft cardigan is too die for. Literally. They come in a variety of colors but the two that we love the most are navy blue and dark red.

The sizes are also generous starting from UK 6 to 16. As these cardigan have no front buttons and are in fact meant to be slouchy (hence the name “boyfriend”), it’s better to buy one size up than your usual. This is so that you can use the two sides can at least cover your chest. Pair it with a striped t-shirt or tank top and jeans for a casual day out.

Tip: If you do plan on wearing it with a tank top/sleeveless top, be wary when the wind blows. Since there are no buttons, the sides can blow off and show some underarm. Instead, bring the two pieces to the front and adorn a cute brooch to fasten them down.

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Fabulous Finds: Laura Ashley for Uniqlo

Laura Ashley is a quintessentially English lifestyle brand founded on a rich design heritage and on the traditional values of originality. Uniqlo has collaborated with Laura Ashley for Spring/Summer 2012 to launch an exclusive limited collection of contemporary designed pieces using Laura Ashley Archive prints. Laura Ashley and Uniqlo will make a donation form the net sales of the collection to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the agency providing protection and support to refugees wordwide

Fashion with a difference. That’s what we call this collection. Vintage prints can never go wrong. The Spring/Summer collection comes in a wide array of designs and choices from t-shirts to tunics.

Pair them with your favorite cardigan or blazer. Feeling adventurous? Choose a bright colored cardigan!

 

Fabulous Finds: Scarves from Rubi

Browsing through the racks in Cotton On, we found two beautiful long scarves from their sister brand, Rubi.

The scarves are made of thin and cooling material, 100% viscose. These scarves are the size of huge maxi scarves that provides tons of coverage and volume.

The prints are amazing, somewhere between the lines of florals and abstract design. You’d have to see it to believe it!

They retail at S$18.95 so get them now!

    

Be wary of your hijab pins though as these scarves will definitely snag. Watch our DIY video on how to prevent holes on your precious finds.

PS: Cotton On is having storewide discounts: Get 50% on your second purchase!