You know this problem: You’ve found the perfect party dress, the shoes, makeup and even jewellery too. But which bag should you match it with?
There’s no point in carrying a teeny-tiny evening clutch if it can’t fit all that you need. This quiz will help you narrow down the bag options, based on your makeup habits and personal style …
When I do my makeup, I’ll focus on …
A. The eyes: Eyeliner, mascara, and eyeshadow; for your eyes are the window to your soul.
B. The lips: Neon orange, wine red or barbie pink, you’ll have the perfect pout.
C. I use whatever I have in a fuss-free all-in-one palette, it works just fine.
D. The face: Foundation and concealer to ace that base!
E. The cheeks: Bronzer, blusher and highlighter, it’s all about the V-shape.
F. The scent: Perfume completes my #OOTD.
I would describe my personal style as …
A. Minimalist, with a pop of colour.
B. Fun and playful; statement accessories are a must!
C. Simple is best for me.
D. Elegant and feminine, with touches of gold.
E. Darkly glamorous; you can’t go wrong with a bit of sparkle!
F. Sexy, with total glitter fever; the more bling the better.
My style icons are …
A. Liu Wen, Olivia Palermo and Jun Ji-hyun (as Cheon Song-yi in My Love from the Star)
B. Katy Perry, Zooey Deschanel and Susie Bubble
C. Jennifer Aniston, Olivia Ong, Shailene Woodley and Janet Hsieh
D. Duchess Kate, Choi Ji Woo and Cate Blanchett
E. Fann Wong, Beyoncé, Angelina Jolie and Fan Bing Bing
F. Jennifer Lopez, Mariah Carey and Kim Kardashian
My most frequently ordered party drink is …
A. The Mojito; so refreshing and easy to drink.
B. The Martini; one drink, so many variations.
C. Mocktails only for me; am a teetotaller here!
D. A glass of wine will do.
E. Champagne please.
F. A flaming lamborghini, shots or the strongest drinks – I’ll drink it all up!
My nails are painted in…
A. Any colour with a matching accent nail on my fourth finger.
B. Nail art is a must!
C. A single colour that goes with my outfit.
D. Nude nails for sure!
E. An understated colour or a classic shade.
F. Gold, bronze or something metallic!
The perfume for me is…
A. Fresh citrus: Tom Ford Neroli Portofino
B. Fruity or floral: Marc Jacobs Fragrance Honey
C. Warm and Earthy: Jo Malone Wood Sage and Sea Salt
D. Feminine Floral: Giorgio Armani Si
E. Floral Oriental: Yves Saint Laurent Manifesto
F. Oriental: Gucci Guilty
My typical party dress would be …
A. Who says it has to be a dress? An evening jumpsuit, co-ords or a suit; the sky’s the limit!
B. Something girlie, quirky and fun; either in a bright colour or in print.
C. Monochrome is best (it’s also easy to match); anything from the LBD to that staple red dress.
D. Anything effortlessly feminine, from flowing grecian gowns to floral or lace dresses.
E. I’ll go big on that floor-sweeping dress and keep it simple (and chic) for my clutch of the night.
F. A sexy, body-hugging number, all the better to accentuate my curves!
If you picked mostly As …
The savvy, stylish you goes big on the eyes, so you’re sure to keep those essentials – black eyeliner and mascara, with a long-lasting nude lippie – in your sleek and chic clutch.
Clockwise from top left: YSL Beaute Rouge Pur Couture Vernis A Levres Glossy Stain in Coral Reformer 113, $48; Eyeko Making Eyes Automatic Gel Eyeliner, $25; Marc Jacobs Blacquer O!mega Lash Volumising Mascara, $40; Make Up For Ever Customisable Artist Palette, $9 for Empty Trio Palette, $26 for each Artist Shadow Refill; Celine leather pocket clutch, $1,150
If you picked mostly Bs …
The fun-loving partygoer in you certainly knows how to pack light in your statement clutch. Honestly, all that you need is your card and your favourite standout lippie.
Clockwise from top left: Laneige Serum Intense Lipstick, $34; The Face Shop FACEit Radiance Concealer Dual Veil, $24.90; Alice & Olivia patent leather clutch, $380
If you picked mostly Cs …
For the easygoing you, simplicity is the key to your outfit or bag of the day. The same goes for your makeup; you aren’t bothered about trends because you already know what works best for you. All you need is this all-in-one palette and some blotting paper for quick and easy touch-ups!
Clockwise from top left: Laura Mercier Portable Colour Palette for Eyes, Cheeks & Lips, $75; Mai Couture Foundation Paper, $34; Veja leather envelope clutch, $275, Front Row
If you picked mostly Ds …
Elegance is the key – you will prefer to keep your party look polished and well put-together; you just need the perfect ‘base’ for your makeup. Your bag matches accordingly, whether it’s a chic minaudiere or a sleek large clutch with these touches of gold.
Clockwise from top left: Chanel Poudre Universelle Compacte, $76; Cle de Peau Beaute concealer, $116; Raoul gabo saffiano leather clutch, $485
If you picked mostly Es …
Confident, charismatic and glamorous, all eyes are on you whenever you make an entrance. All you need is a glittery clutch and a touch of luminising bronzer to accentuate that A-list glow.
Clockwise from top left: Shiseido Makeup Face Color Enhancing Trio in RD1, $53; Carolina Herrera glitter calf leather handbag, $715
If you picked mostly Fs …
You’ll go for nothing other than unstoppable glamour for your party nights, so you’ve already put your full makeup on, with minimal touch-ups needed. Bring on the bling with this clutch; all you need is a easy-to-carry solid perfume to smell as sexy as you feel.
Clockwise from top left: Diptyque Parfum Solide, $62; Le labo Solid Perfume, $150; Anteprima embellished crystal wire clutch, $399
Alice & Olivia is located at ION Orchard, #03-17.
Anteprima is stocked at Paragon, #02-39, Takashimaya Level 2 and Isetan Scotts Level 1.
Carolina Herrera is located at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, #01-19.
Celine is located at Ngee Ann City, #01-28-29 and The Shoppes at Marina Bay sands, #B1-130-131.
Front Row is located at Raffles Hotel Arcade, #02-09.
Raoul stores are located at Paragon, #02-49 and The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, #B2-17; the featured clutch will be available in stores from end February 2015.
Cle de Peau Beaute concealer, $116, is available at all Cle de Peau Beaute counters. For more information visit www.cledepeau-beaute.com/si.
Chanel Poudre Universelle Compacte, $76, is available at all Chanel Fragrance & Beauty stores and counters. For more information, visit www.chanel.com/en_SG, and follow the brand on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
YSL Beaute Rouge Pur Couture Vernis A Levres Glossy Stain, $48, is available at all YSL Beaute counters and the YSL Beaute store at Ion Orchard. For more information, visit yslbeauty.com/en-SG, and follow the brand on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Make Up For Ever Customisable Artist Palette, $9 for Empty Trio Palette, $26 for each Artist Shadow Refill, is available at the Make Up For Ever Academy & Pro Loft and Sephora. For more information, visit www.makeupforever.com.sg, and follow the brand on Facebook,Twitter and Instagram.
Laura Mercier Portable Colour Palette for Eyes, Cheeks & Lips, $75, is available exclusively at the Laura Mercier counters in Tangs Orchard, Robinsons The Heeren and Takashimaya Department Store. For more information, visit www.lauramercier.com, and follow the brand on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
- angelina jolie
- Bing Bing
- carolina herrera
- Chanel Poudre Universelle Compacte
- D. Duchess Kate
- F. Jennifer Lopez
- Fann Wong
- Giorgio Armani Si
- how to
- how to match your bag with your party dress
- how to pack party clutch
- Jo Malone Wood Sage
- Kim Kardashian
- Makeup Face Color Enhancing Trio
- makeup for outfit
- makeup style
- makeup to match party dress
- Marc Jacobs Blacquer
- mariah carey
- night out
- party clutch essentials
- party dressing tips
- personal style
- personality quiz
- Shadow Refill
- style tips
- Tom Ford Neroli Portofino
- touch up makeup outside
- Trio Palette
- what is makeup personality
- Yves Saint Laurent