Perhaps the two most difficult things to achieve when working from home are 1) dressing up for online meetings without feeling awkward in your own home, and 2) finding the motivation to keep fit. But associate fashion editor Debby Kwong has found her own ways to avoid cabin fever. From donning sparkly accessories to putting on some mood-boosting threads, here’s how she’s staying chic, fit, and sane.
Earrings are my go-to accessory. So if I’ve got to look presentable quickly, I’ll just throw on something sparkly.
Shell angel pierced earrings, $227.50, Swarovski
Silver-tone, faux pearl and crystal clip earrings, $475, Alessandra Rich
Botanical Jewels Tassel Earrings, $183.31 (US$129), Atelier Swarovski
Tie-dye and barefaced = exactly how I would show up in the office.
Blondie Call Me Weekend Tee, $104.87, Daydreamer
Tie-dye shorts, $400, MSGM
Tie-dye slip dress, $1,370, Palm Angels
When you #stayhome, going to the supermarket is such a thrill. Bring out the florals and pearls. Also, so glad i got my red manicure done pre-circuit breaker.
Gold Vermeil Alta Capture and Pearl Earring Set, $510, Monica Vinader
Better Half Pearl And Millefiori Bead Anklet, $118, Brinker & Eliza
Spinel And Pearl Necklace, $325, Joie DiGiovanni
Walking to the kitchen to grab snacks is happening a lot, so I balance that with an evening run or yoga session … and wearing the exercise gear all day.
Floral Criss Cross Back Sports Bra, $29.40, Pomelo
Flow Y Bra Long Line Nulu, $88.10 (HK$480), Lululemon
Seamless Light-Support Sports Bra, $89, Nike
When I really feel like meh, red lipstick and prints are instant mood boosters. Also Ray-Ban sunglasses help to hide my sian face during Zoom calls.
Bold Bliss floral-print crepe blouse, $194, Michael Kors
Brocade Shorts, $530, MSGM
Double-bridged round sunnies, $160, Ray-Ban