Spring summer 2021
Photos (from left): Dior, Valentino, Burberry

A new season marks the start of new fashion trends. While some may argue that new styles have ceased to exist in the 21st century, it is undeniable that designers are always looking at new ways to refresh and update key looks to make them far more desirable.

Case in point: Chanel’s latest bags from its SS21 collection. In particular, its iconic Classic Flap bag now comes with a top-handle for added versatility. Scroll through to find out what are our top picks from Spring Summer 2021 from 10 of our favourite fashion brands.

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Chanel’s top-handle classic Flap bag

Photo: Chanel

Creative Director Virginie Viard pays homage to the late Karl Lagerfeld by refreshing the French maison’s iconic Classic Flap bag with a top-handle. It’s fresh, fun and versatile enough for you to wear it in three ways: as itself, a cross-body or on your shoulder.

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Dior’s burnt orange kaftan

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At Dior, Maria Grazia Chiuri takes WFH outfits to the next level by featuring garbs with relaxed and elegant shapes, like this Dior burnt orange kaftan. Its billowy silhouette ensures maximum comfort 24/7.

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Celine’s Wellington boots

Photo: Celine

Hedi Slimane sure knows what Gen Z wants: garbs that are cool, eclectic and with a tad of youthful spunk. This pair of Wellington boots at Celine’s latest collection says it all. Who knew that the early 19th Century footwear could be fashionable?

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Valentino’s oversized, neon pink shirt

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Oversized shirts are here to stay, as exemplified by Pierpaolo Piccioli’s SS21 collection for Valentino. The neon pink sheen makes this number a fun addition to your closet, which can be worn for both work and the weekends.

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Hermes’ leather clogs

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Out: Beautiful high heels. In: Comfortable and elegant clogs. Hermes’ Nadege Vanhee-Cybulski is challenging the beauty standards for women by making clogs as the French maison’s next “It” shoe. And we just can’t say no to that.

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Loewe’s poofy dress

Photo: Loewe

If there’s a dress that can be both dressy and casual at the same time, it’ll be this blue number by Loewe. Channeling the ethos of Jonathan Anderson’s aesthetic, this garb is perfect for day to night.

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Fendi’s shopper bag

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Yes, wicker bags are must-haves for SS. However, Silvia Venturini Fendi takes it to the next level by introducing this cheery shopper bag into the Italian fashion house’s collection. Don’t forget to add the charms and accessories for extra pizzazz.

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Prada’s kitten-heeled slingbacks

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Further proving our point that the heydays of beautiful and uncomfortable heels are long gone is this pair of Prada slingbacks. They’re modest yet stylish — essentially a covetable piece.

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Burberry’s updated trench coat

Photo: Burberry

When you think of Burberry, you’ll often associate it with neutral coloured trench coats. Naturally, Riccardo Tisci refreshed the iconic number by incorporating it with denim and leather for added texture.

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Givenchy’s dressy halter neck top

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Matthew M. Williams’ debut cements his vision for Givenchy’s subsequent collections: elegance juxtaposed with hints of rebellion. This dressy halter neck top illustrates this idea of sophistication versus nonchalance.

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