1. Check Mate
Elevate your look by playing with prints and texture. A checked wool blazer looks fab over a leather shirt.
Jacket, $345, from Massimo Dutti. Shirt, $69.90, from Zara.
2. Square Dance
Don’t just stick to safe prints, this season sees a slew of statement prints to ensure you stand out from the crowd.
Derek Lam jacket, $420; and pants, $310, both from THE OUTNET. Boots, $3,560, from Loro Piana.
3. Watch Your Tone
A surefire way to look slick in a pantsuit? Pair it with pieces in similar shades.
Glasses (worn throughout), $425, from Givenchy. Shirt, $119; jacket and pants, all from H&M. Boots, $700, from Tory Burch.
4. Strike A Cord
Put a ’70s spin on a corduroy suit with a polo-neck and wire-rimmed glasses.
Jacket, $345; and pants, $165, both from Massimo Dutti. Sweater, $129, from Club Monaco.
5. Go With The Bow
A pussy-bow blouse contrasts perfectly with borrowed-from-the-boys suiting.
Top, $560, from Longchamp. Jacket, $2,190, from Stella McCartney. Trousers, $1,040, from Jil Sander.
6. Tickled Pink
Take it to the next level with statement design details such as feathers.
Jacket, $149; shirt, $119; and pants, $79.90, all from Topshop.
Photos: Joel Lim/Calibre Pictures / Fashion Direction: Janice Pidduck / Fashion Styling: Shaun Chen, assisted by Xiang Qiyuan / Hair: Michael Chiew from Hairloom using KMS / Makeup: Keith Bryant Lee using Giorgio Armani / Model: Bora H/Mannequin / Location: LAVO Singapore