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Retail therapy: Quirky and colourful fashion buys that will cheer you up

Retail therapy: Quirky and colourful fashion buys that will cheer you up

Kooky finds

Text: Stephanie Boey

Collage: Calleigh Yap

Fashion finds that are one of a kind.

The idea of shopping in the wake of the current climate may seem trivial, but in light of the economy, its imperative we keep that cash flowing. The best would be to donate funds to groups in aid of COVID-19, supporting local business and making conscious purchases.

If you’ve been saving up for an investment piece, this may the perfect opportunity to swipe the credit card. This edit is all about one of a kind statement pieces that will give any ensemble that needed flair. BURO London aptly coined the term "dopamine dressing" which means dressing yourself happy.

Style Psychology says, “When you put some colour on, your brain automatically activates all of your subconscious associations with it and if your current emotional states is considerably different to these associations, your brain will slowly start to adjust your mood.”

In the middle of a pandemic, its essential for us to take a breath, relax and focus on the good. We've had the pleasure of seeing how our favourite celebrities, models and influencers are acing their WFH ensembles. Even this Instagram account wants to see how you're rocking the living room/dining table/bedroom office attire.

Looking for a healthy dose of quirk to yours? Let retail therapy do it's thing. Below, we've selected the most colourful, joy-inducing statement worthy pieces to add to your OOTDs that will well carry past the MCO. Tongue in cheek and kitschy, these picks will definitely cheer you up.