5 Instant Outfit-Makers


Accessorizing is like putting the icing on the cake; they add sparkle, drama and instantly elevates any basic everyday get-up. The right accessory can instantly make your outfit pop! You’re bound to feel like you’ve created a whole new look by simply throwing on a chic necklace or a bright clutch. No matter what the occasion, these 5 stunners will transform your look in a snap.

1. Statement Necklaces

A bold, eye-catching necklace is a fail-safe way to spice up a little black dress. They draw attention straight to your face and neck and instantly brightens up your look. Having a no-makeup day? A string of dazzling beads adds instant polish to a low-maintenance look. Statement necklaces also make the perfect opportunity to experiment with new trends without burning a hole in your pocket. Denim and rhinestones are a classic combination. Play with colours & textures to create balance in your outfit. Bright coloured necklaces like the Red Jade with Dharma Beads necklace, adds a pop of interest to a monochromatic look while a chunky gold or silver necklace will edge up a feminine dress. Wear your hair back in a sleek ponytail or updo to let your necklace can take the spotlight.


2. Hard-shell Clutch Bag

Any plain getup will get a major boost of the ‘cool’ factor simply by adding a neutral-coloured hard-shell clutch bag. Hard-shell clutches are perfect for storing and protecting all the essentials with it’s durable hard casing. Every woman needs to be armed with one for party occasions or formal events, but pairing a hard-shell clutch with a casual T-shirt and jeans combo creates an effortless chic outfit that’s simply to die for! We love this classic and versatile House of Sheens Ava O clutch in black.

3. Double Cuffs

We love statement bracelets, and doubling them up makes a strong statement and gives a feeling of power to the wearer for a striking and unexpected twist to any look. This trend has been popular amongst women in fashion history like Coco Chanel and Diana Vreeland, and even Wonder Woman deflecting bullets and knifes with her wrist ornaments. Wearing matching cuff bracelets – one on each wrist – is a surefire way to look make a striking and unexpected twist to any look while exuding an air of strength and power. Worn alone, matching cuffs look clean and modern, while combing them with other jewelry for an eccentric style statement. Match the scale of your cuffs to your sleeves. Small, delicate cuffs go with a simple sleeve, while embellished cuffs balances out a structured sleeve. Add even more character to a outfit with two cuffs that have a textured finish and detailing. This exquisite snakeskin Luna Cuff with stud details by House of Sheens fits the bill! Plus, any outfit could use a pop of colour!

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4. Colourful Clutches

A classic bag in an eye-popping color will punch up your favorite basics. A solid-coloured clutch bag makes a unique alternative to classic black, while the more daring can try out statement multi-coloured or patterned and printed clutches. Consider this show-stopping Paz Uno Clutch in Electric Blue by House of Sheens.


5. Giant Hoops

Chunky hip-hop inspired hoops have made a comeback with a sophisticated twist! Jaw-droppingly oversized earrings will definitely add attitude to your outfit while framing your face beautifully. Pick hoops with special detailing and fixtures for fun extras to make an extra style statement. Lustre’s earrings with multi coloured Tourmaline gemstones adds a unique spin to the traditional hoop earrings.

Shop House of Sheens and Lustre at 115 Amoy Street, #4-00 or online via http://sheens.com.sg & http://www.shoplustre.com.


Contributor: Karmen Leong

Karmen is a fashion and beauty content contributor for VanillaLuxury.sg. Apart from being a social media marketer, she's also an avid enthusiast of literary classics, art and design.