If you were to see someone wearing a pair of flare pants with a bell-sleeved top and booties a few years ago, you’d most likely label that person as a fashion blogger at first glance. Ditto for someone in chokers, off-shoulder tops and tinted sunglasses. These days, however, the everyday uniforms of digital influencers and personalities such as Chriselle Lim, Camille Charriere have become so “influential” that fashion trends are revolving around them.

Take for instance Alice & Olivia. For its S/S ’18 collection, the American label took its cues from the style playbook of women such as Yoyo Cao with its booties-meets-flare pants combination. As for the track pants look, which is a hot ticket item among this group, brands such as Monse and MSGM have given the sporty piece a high-low take by pairing them with more structured (read: couture-shaped) items like tiered and ruffled tops.

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This is not an influencer wardrobe, but a look from Alice & Olivia’s S/S’18 collection, with its off-shouder, flare pants and boots combination.
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MSGM Resort’18 shows us the coolest way to rock a track pant — with dramatic tops.

While other pieces like chokers and off-shoulder tops in the bloggers “uniform” aren’t exactly new (labels like Moschino and Colombian designer Johanna Ortiz have had them for years) their pretty-with-a-hint-of-sexy look means they have instant appeal to the digital generation. Here, we showcase some of our favourite buys for those who would like to add a little Insta-glam touch to their own wardrobe.


#1: The Bell-Sleeved Top

Swishy flared sleeves are an effortless way to add some oomph (read: drama).

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Silk off-shoulder top, $770, Alice & Olivia

Go for an ultra feminine look with an off-shoulder top with bell sleeves.

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Knit sweater, $55.90, Mango

Ace both the red trend and blogger look with this piece.

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Cotton top, price unavailable, Club Monaco

Do sexy dressing the tasteful way in a lace top.

#2: The Choker

What we love about chokers? This ’90s jewellery inspiration comes with plenty of options that go beyond grunge and goth.

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Polyurethane choker, $29.90, Mango

Add a pretty edge with this floral choker.

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Choker, price unavailable, Miu Miu

This piece screams glamour; pair with a plunging neckline for maximum impact.

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Chan Luu gold-plated choker, US$172.90 (S$235), www.net-a-porter.com

The tassel detail on this piece gives your chokera more playful twist.

#3: The Flare Pants

The ’70s inspired flare pants is definitely seeing a comeback. Their flattering and lengthening silhouette could be one reason why women love them.

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Wool pants, price unavailable, Valentino

We love the bow details on this pair of pants — they’re the perfect flirty, feminine get-up.

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Emilio Pucci wool-blend and silk pants, US$658.81(S$896),www.net-a-porter.com

If you’re into subtle details, the pop of yellow on the flare of these pants would be a perfect touch.

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Denim jeans, $399, Scotch & Soda

Play with proportions by pairing this pair of jeans with a slouch sweater.

#4: Booties

Whatever the finish, these shoes always make you look tougher and cooler.

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Leather booties, $1,195, Kenzo

We love the architectural heels on this pair.

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Polyamide booties, $480, Bimba Y Lola

This glittery pair in a dusty pink hue is perfect for the feminine girl.

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Patent leather booties with sequins, $1,610, Chanel

Need the perfect holiday shoes? These ones, covered in glitter, would be great.

#5: The Thin Sunglasses

Think vintage ’60s sunglasses done the millennial way (often with tinted lenses).

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Copper sunglasses, $35.90, Zara

The candy-tinted lens makes it a fun pair to wear.

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Copper Sunglasses, $35.90, Mango

Red + Black = One of the hippest colour contrasts around.

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Copper Sunglasses, $14.95, H&M

This pair of sunnies is a leaner interpretation of retro aviators.

#6: Track Pants

Meet the elevated sporty piece: Track pants that can be worn to the office and night out too.

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Cotton track pants, $1351, Off-White

The crushed velvet gives the normal track pants a luxurious upgrade.

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Joseph polyamide track pants, US$232.05 (S$316), www.net-a-porter.com

Extra points for this pair of pants’ transformative quality. Simply unzip the hem to convert what is a pair of straight cut pants into flares.

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Polyester trousers, $59.90, Zara

The pinstripes of this pair makes it suitable to be worn with a polished shirt for work.

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