Purple is in trend
Fans of purple, this is your year. The Colour of the Year for 2018 is Ultraviolet – a medium shade of purple that evokes mystery and screams royalty. While purple might seem like a daunting colour to wear, you can pretty much find something suitable for every occasion! Here are some examples.
To a wedding
Davonna Foldover Maxi Dress, $49, Love, Bonito
Look on-trend for the next wedding you’re attending with this maxi dress. The fold-over design makes it super wearable if you need to run around while executing bridesmaid duties.
For everyday wear
Vans Sk8-Hi Unisex Trainers In Purple Velvet, $150.85, ASOS
You can never go wrong with sneakers, so why not have one in the Pantone Colour of the Year?
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For comfortable work shoes
Basic Loafers, $49.90, Charles & Keith
Can’t balance yourself in high heels? Don’t fret, because you can always rely on a pair of trusty loafers to complete your work outfit. Better yet if it comes in this beautiful shade of purple.
For a date
Patterned dress, $94.95, H&M
This versatile dress is great for both a brunch get-together with the girlfriends or a date with the boyfriend.
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To a birthday party
Sandrine Pleated Knit Midi Skirt, $47.90, Love, Bonito
You don’t want to steal the thunder by overdressing for someone else’s party, but turning up in sweats could be a sign of disrespect. This pleated skirt is the perfect casual-but-dressy solution you’re looking for.
For an everyday bag
Tagg Floral Top Handle Bag, $50.90, Zalora
Who says you should only stick to dark colours when it comes to everyday bags? Give your outfit a pop of colour with this cute carry-all.
For lazy days
Textured Square-toe Flats, $46.90, Charles & Keith
If there’s a national shoe for Singapore, we reckon it would be slippers. We’re kidding, but these are certainly an upgrade from your usual flip-flops!
Dorothy Perkins Petite Purple Bardot Dress, $93.90, Zalora
Don’t want to stick to a black outfit for meetings? This dress can still make you look boardroom-ready.
For standout days
Wide trousers, $94.95, H&M
These purple printed pants will definitely put you in the centre of attention! Pair it with a blouse to look office-ready.
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For your anniversary
True Decadence Premium Lace Mini Dress With Bow Sleeve Detail, $258.60, ASOS
Make your anniversary extra special with this sexy lace dress. This doubles up as a great outfit for cocktail parties.
For casual Fridays
Juliette V-Cut Mules, $89.90, Topshop
Still want to rock heels on Fridays? Get these low-heeled ones with a metallic finish to pair with your shirt-and-jeans combo.
For cold days
Vero Moda Delfa O-Neck Jumper, $59.90, Zalora
Beat the cold weather (or freezing aircon) with this snuggly jumper in purple so you can look fashionable all-year-round.
For high-fashion days
Draped dress, $94.95, H&M
Who says you can’t look like you’re wearing a high-fashion outfit with a bright colour? This draped dress certainly gives off that vibe.
To keep out the sun
Pomelo Soho Bar Aviator Gradient Tint Lens Sunglasses – Purple, $14, Pomelo Fashion
Look like a fashion girl with purple shades. Just because you can.
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