10 red pieces that will transcend Chinese New Year, all for under $200
The colour of passion, courage and your next best wardrobe investment
If there’s one colour to appease disgruntled relatives and the customary parental pre-visiting wardrobe check – it’s the colour red. But, before you shell out on something that looks a little too festive, consider these 10 options instead that tick these three check boxes – they’re red (well, duh?), they’re uber trendy and with prices below, $200, we’re considering them a steal.
Most fashion labels don’t drop their SS’18 products till late in January but Melissa does. And this time round, it’s with the most utilitarian shoes that look good, smell good and takes you wherever you want to go the way you should – in comfort and style.
In the early noughties, Alexa Chung made this kind of dress trendy – a sheer material that’s great for the weather, an eclectic print that doesn’t look out of place in a vintage shop and a flattering thigh skimming length. Fast forward a few years, it still looks great.
An invitiation to a dinner or cocktail nights doesn’t mean you have to whip out anything fanciful or your best jewellery. Take it easy – try on a simple cocktail dress or shoes that you can actually walk around in. We love this one for the former.
Before you baulk at the thought of what might seem like an unflattering pair of pants, know this – these ones are high-rise and with it’s flared bottom, it’ll look perfectly tailored no matter how it’s styled.
We’re all for classic bags – they’re timeless, most of them (if not all) are utilitarian aka they fit everything including our kitchen sink and there are many a price point for them. This classic cross bodied one gets an astral twist.
Kitten heeled shoes are polarizing – some like their heels vertiginous and some like theirs flat. But we say that kitten heeled ones hit the sweet spot – a pointy toe that’s flattering and a height that you can’t break your ankle on.