If you haven’t noticed, this August is particularly special for us here at ELLE.sg because we're celebrating our 1st anniversary!
That’s right — we’ve been bringing you the best of fashion, beauty and lifestyle news and tips, seven days a week for a whole year now! So, it’s understandable that we’re steeped in the birthday mood, and we want you to join us.
To start, no celebration is complete without a birthday outfit that makes you feel like a queen, even if it's just for a day. The key is to go high-shine and high-drama with statement embellishments and luxe fabrics. We’ve picked out our essentials to make up the perfect birthday party outfit — keep reading to find out what they are!
1. A tiara
Come on, it’s your birthday. It’s your right to feel and look like royalty.
Shop these: (from left) Gold-plated topaz headband, US$675 (approx. S$904.30), by Miu Miu, Metal flower leaf hair crown, $21.74, by River Island, and Lotus tiara, US$68 (approx. S$91.10), by Free People.
2. Dancing shoes
Party till dawn in comfort with sensible yet fun kicks.
Shop these: (from left) Embellished metallic leather sandals, $2,480, by Gucci, Lace-up leather-trimmed brocade ballet flats, US$842 (approx. S$1,128.02), by Miu Miu, and Metallic leather ankle boots, $189, by Mango.
3. A bold jacket
Find a piece that keeps you warm and turns head at the same time.
Shop these: (from left) Sequinned tulle jacket, US$2,140 (approx. S$2,866.95), by Emilio Pucci, Fringed bomber jacket, $6,340, by Saint Laurent, and Appliquéd metallic textured-leather bomber jacket, US$3,568 (approx. S$4,804.13), by Gucci.
4. A party dress
A dress that swishes and twirls as you walk will let everyone know that it’s your day.
5. Subtle jewellery
Because you want to accessorise, yet not let anything else steal the show from your crown.
6. A carry-it all clutch
Even birthday girls need something to hold all their essentials.
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