How we dress reveals some things about ourselves – the things we like, our feelings at the present moment, what we’re up to for the day. Even in this tiny red dot, we see a diversity in the fashion palates of Muslimahs. Here are 5 tastes that you and I would commonly spot while we’re walking around outside.

5 Different Fashion Tastes of Muslimah in Singapore You Can Easily Identify With

  1. Vintage

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Anything that is vintage takes us back to the past when Sandy and Danny were household names before Troy and Gabriella took their places. This includes high-waisted pants, blouses which are slightly loose and baggy, flare skirts and dresses, and big belts. I am inclined to say that vintage colours tilt towards the sides of pastel and neutral – nothing too striking. With a fine balance between looking casual and formal, there’s a certain kind of elegance and charm that I find in vintage clothing J

  1. Lepak

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Relax, chill, lazy – lepak captures the essences of these characteristics succinctly all at once. I’m a big fan of lepak fashion because it’s comfortable to be dressed in a long-sleeved shirt together with a pair of harem pants, batik pants, or overalls. But I’m amused at how much effort it actually takes to look the part without looking sloppy or looking like I literally just got out of bed!

  1. Street

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Ahh… these are the kinds of looks that you will probably not see on the runway but carry with them a spirit of confidence in simplicity. I think an outerwear, especially a denim jacket, paired with pair of fitting pants always does the trick. Street styles are a mix-and-match of sorts, and it’s amazing to see the variety of combinations that Muslimahs in Singapore along come up with!

  1. Sophisticated

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And then we have the kinds of looks that might actually end up on a Fashion Week model – those that involve the careful deliberation of pairing a simple long skirt together with a patterned blouse and a pair of heels or pumps. You’d see this classy look worn by women who seem to be on their way to a an important meeting… or perhaps they just have a dinner to attend with their significant other 😉

  1. Girly

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Sometimes I wake up in the morning, and I feel like wrapping myself in shades of pink and yellow. The girly look is almost always accompanied by anything floral – a floral skirt, a floral dress or a floral blouse. While any pair of shoes would complete the look, I would say that a pair of shiny gold or silver sandals gives it an extra edge. This look brings with it an element of youthfulness and quiet poise J

Which of these 5 fashion tastes do you identify with most?