Fashion: Orient express

By Michiko Hylands

Add an Oriental touch to your wardrobe with these ultra-feminine looks.
Add an Oriental touch to your wardrobe with these ultra-feminine looks.

Add an Oriental touch to your wardrobe with these ultra-feminine looks. Think gorgeous silky prints, delicate embroidery, karate-inspired wrap pieces and flowing kimono sleeves.

1: The "V" neckline of this dress makes it perfect for bigger-busted ladies while the pretty half-trumpet sleeve is flattering on everyone. Andrea Moore Gold Garden dress in Japanese Time Print $398.

2: Amp up the accessories here by adding an exotic pair of tassel earrings and a chinoiserie-influenced clutch. Blasco top $399, Clarinet skirt $530. Both from Camilla and Marc.

3: Team this gorgeous kimono with jeans, a T-shirt and your favourite heels for a chic, street-savvy look. Kimono Over $449, Wear and Flare pant $359, Twist & Shout jumper $329. All from Cooper.

4: The burnt orange tone of this top looks incredible on warm-toned complexions. Pero shirt in Copper $154.50,Anais pant in Emerald $154.50. Both from Maurie & Eve.

5: Raise the red lantern up a notch and wear your hair in a softly "undone" top-knot. Ingrid Starnes Lilly Valley wrap dress in ivory $679.

6: Highlight a great pair of shoulders and decolletage with a subtly shimmering body cream and wear a ponytail for maximum appeal. Chay top $289.99, Limit pant $289.99, West wedge $499.99. All from Moochi.

7: Vamp up your eyes with a flick of eyeliner to channel a true Eastern diva. Alpine shirt $69, Ivana ruffle shorts $129, Halo Heel $169. All from Ruby.

Beauty bar

Living Nature New Organic Lipstick in Wild Fire $33
Benefit They're Real! Mascara $42
Mac Fluidline in Blacktrack $28
Nars Light Reflecting Loose Setting Powder $62
MAC #209 Eyeliner Brush $51
Shiseido Eudermine Revitalizing Essence 125ml $134
YSL Opium Eau de Toilette 50ml $192

Accessories box

Berry Curvylicious Luxe Lace bra $27 and briefs $15
Elke Tremble earrings $149
Silk & Steel Join The Dots in Onyx bracelet $35
Natalie Chan Black Silk Rosettes, from $45 each
Pixie Olive bag $139
Kagi Gempops Florentine ring $149 with Gold Rush Pop $49
Moochi Wrapt heel in black $399.99

- Spy.co.nz

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