Fashion is a way for people to express themselves. Through fashion, anyone can uplift and beautify their appearance. Regardless of gender and sexual orientation, fashion has become an art as well. Wherever you go, people will see and look at you. You will see your reflection in the mirror as well. Fashion matters. There are several types of trendy fashion styles to choose from: bohemian, arty, chic, classic, glamorous, romantic and flamboyant. Malaysia is hot. Your outfit selection really matters for your style and comfort. In addition, fashion can also attract the attention of the opposite sex. It does not limit to romantic or sexual attraction. Maybe you just want to look presentable and turned some heads when you walk into the room.
First and foremost, this aesthetic is based on back to nature or one with the nature type of style. It was inspired by cottage-living where little huts, trees and lush greenery and gardens, as well as fresh clean air. Thus, cottage core gives off a vintage and old-fashioned impression. A dress is usually an option for cottage core because it gives a feminine and ‘cute’ impression. ’The cottage core feel brings a romantic, soft yet cheerful feeling. When using box and floral motifs, you may lose the soft feelings. Choose a dress that uses cotton material as it is a cool material and thin fabric. With the concept of back to nature, of course earth-tone or earth color becomes the main choice for cottage core style.
According to fashion historian Allison Pfingst, although the concept of color in the cottage core style leads to a vintage impression, some people may feel their look a little ‘outdated’. This is when balance is the key. Grab a denim jeans or black boots to tone down the outdated feeling. On the other hand, if you are going to flower garden like lavender garden or sunflower garden, it is best to keep your outfit simple. This can make you look cohesive between the building or landmarks around you.
Basic. Chill. Minimalist. Three simple words to explain casual. A basic outfit can be spicy if you accessorize. Add some silver rings and pair it white sneakers and you already elevate your look. While going for café hunting in Ampang or Kuala Lumpur area, make sure to wear comfortable casual clothes.
Add some chunky rings or hair clips to elevate the basic look. It seems that you actually put some thoughts into picking an outfit.
Third outfit style to choose from when going for cafe hunting; grunge. Grunge gives off rock and roll vibes. It is dark and mysterious. In addition to that, grunge has certain aesthetics such as glitches, holes, cigarettes and vinyl records. Most grunge need you to layer your clothes. However, since Malaysia is hot and you don’t want to lose a gallon of your sweat, only use 1 to 2 pieces. Here is some of the inspiration:
This style is based on student or alumni vibes. Yes. This is a thing that is famous among teenagers now. If you have watched Mean Girls or Wild Child, you might get the grasp of it. Preppy makes you look like you belong in one of the sororities or popular friends groups. Polo shirts, plaid skirts, white tees are some of the essential statements in preppy fashion. Easiest thing to wear as a preppy boy or girl is wearing it as a sporty piece.
You might have a preference on what clothes or style you would like however trying on new things will never hurt. Experiment a little. Enjoy your weekend while visiting some coffee shop or restaurant in Ampang or Kuala Lumpur area!