10 Trends of 2021 that should be on your Radar Right Now

As we have entered 2021, we can only hope that this year holds a better future than the last. Nevertheless, the year 2020 did spark a few future trends that have spilt over to the new year. From chic loungewear that can be worn when one works from home to masks that match your shoes' colour, 2021 holds promise and these just happen to be some key fashion trends that will pave the year.

More Masks Please

As we still face the loom of the pandemic, designer face masks are here to stay. The fashion world seems to embrace the mask into their own personal style and aesthetics. With high street designers adopting mask designs as well, masks are often worn in a myriad of prints, colours and textures. Masks by Namrata Joshipura are a perfect example, with its intricate embroidery, one feels like they are wearing a statement accessory piece.

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Colour Pop

The silhouette colours of the season harbour between neutrals and monochromes. The trend of the hour is to add a pop of colour that accentuates the look. Be it a bright popping shade of lipstick, a pair of bold strappy heels or even a statement bag. Melange Singapore offers an eclectic selection of bold and funky statement bags by Indian designer Outhouse that provide that perfect pop of colour to one's outfit.

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Elevated Loungewear

As some of us continue to work from home, why not approach your wardrobe with practicality and sensibility but still look flattering; incomes chic loungewear. A classy alternative to your simple PJ'S. Indian designer, Namrata Joshipura has an exquisite pair of sweatshirts on the Melange Singapore website that help you 'Align' yourself and 'Pause' for a moment; perfect for times like these!

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Bigger the Better

More prominent and oversized chic silhouettes are a step above just wearing pyjamas when you work from home. As the effortless loungey looks take centre stage, consider pairing an oversized white shirt with a cinched chunky belt and skinny jeans. The look will instantly take you from drab to fab. Do check out the fantastic collection of shirts by Indian designer Pallavi Swadi, they offer the perfect amount of chic.

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Everyday Exuberance

In these troubled times, a little eclectic exuberance is what everyone needs. Printed denim, expressive knitwear, and over-the-top cotton tops are all the rage this season with bright pops of colours to set the stage. Indian designer, Shahin Mannan's piece screams precisely that, with splashes of colours and bold silhouettes. This spring retire the medium wash jeans and beige for something a little more fun.

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Power Up Pants

Move over skinny jeans and say hello to the wide stride. Baggy trousers may not have the streamlining effect of your favoured slim-line silhouettes. But they're a bona fide trend for spring, and they're showing their elegant side this season. Indian designer Payal Pratap has a gorgeous collection of wide-legged pants in sombre blues and indigos to browse and shop from the Melange Singapore website.

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Colours of the Season

The colours 2021 remain a bright candy pink, a bright yellow hue and metallic silver. Candy is at the head of the pack of this season's trends. Sugary candy tones from cherry to raspberry bring some rose-tinted energy to summer. Add a touch of metallic silver either with a discotheque dress or some gorgeous jewellery.

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Serene Tunics

As we reel back from our staycation mood, we can't forget the fashion. Serene and sultry tunics and kaftans were staples in our wardrobes during December that can be embodied in the new year. Bolster up the look with a waist bag and pair of chunky heels, you will be elevated from the beach to brunch in no time.

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Co-ordinating Companions

A favourite of many this season is a matching set of prints, colours and textures. An elevated co-ord set is an effortless way to not worry about pairing your outfit perfectly. The matching prints and colours by Indian designer Nupur Kanoi are the perfect statement to a yacht party or brunch with a gang. Bolder the prints, the better!

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Dainty Day Dress

As Sunday brunches and picnics by the twilight become our new weekend affair, why not opt for a look that suits the mood. These pouffe-sleeved, slim dresses harken back to the no-nonsense glamour of the 1940s‚ÄĒa perfect easy-breezy look for the pant-averse that brings out the femineity within you. Indian designer, Mandira Wirk's charming collection of elegant dresses on the Melange Singapore website are an ideal pairing for a lazy brunch or a cosy high tea.

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