Give them something to talk about. Break up your classic column dress routine with cornrows.
Shine differently. Embellishments on Christmas? Groundbreaking.
Bravehearts, mix a heavy dose of red with the smallest splash of green. Keep the colour proportions out of whack.
5-second Christmas style trick: Carry a giant green stole to steer attention away from your less-than-festive get-up.
For consistency amidst the noise, colourblock in the same vibrancy.
Keep it clean. Save the bells and whistles for your Christmas tree.
Against pink and polka dots, an otherwise basic bag pops.
Here, being safe is also being smart. Also, Balenciaga.
Always salute the army. Then add unpolished silver accessories for modern zing.
The tropics can never feel too festive. For once, we're thankful.
Heavy fabrics like velvet and wool lend festive vibes. Breezy pieces on the other hand, don't hard sell the theme.
Those who can't and won't stay away from the lush life should introduce it sparingly. Note OTT Gucci bag and shoes.
Not committed to the cause? A pair of sunglasses are as transient as they come.
Green and sequins easily equate disaster, though this ensemble is largely saved by the laidback pyjama top.
Just the right amount of crazy. Should the sweater read "ho ho ho" though, we would lose our shit.
If your relatives give you trouble, tell them that the experts at Buro 24/7 Singapore agree that your pants are indeed green.
Impenetrable style tip: Soften occasion wear with sneakers.
Or jeans. Bonus points for those with unfinished hems.
Hair down. No jewellery. Staple croc clutch. Let the silk robe stand out.
Present times: When the past (green) meets the future (ultra violet).
The lighter the green, the less jolly you'll look. That's a good thing... right?
That winning moment when your jumpsuit says you're here to work but your shoes say you're here to dance all night.
Chunky done right. A twist sweater and mules mean you got the memo, but you're not a try-hard.
Fringe theory: You can wear sweaters in 30 degree weather. They just need to be holy. I mean, holey.
Stripes bring any and all holiday outfits back down to earth.
The jingle bell rocks... except when it hangs on your festive wear. You've been warned
So it's been established in the last 356 days that green was (well technically, still is) the official colour of 2017. As the year is wrapping up and the temptation to banish the tree-hugging hue to make way for an ultra violet closet builds, let us take this moment to remind you that the irony of that situation wouldn't be lost on us... and you should be contrite.
Alas, we're not here to eco-shame the trendy. We're here to encourage everyone to whip them grassy knolls into shape again, for if they are to lose relevance in a couple of weeks, they deserve to go out in a bang — especially since green is also the official shade of the festive season.
To contrast yourself from the conifer in the family portraits and wefies you'll inevitably take, and to set your party get-up far, far apart from the ugly sweaters your cousins are bound to wear (you're thinking it too), browse the gallery above to steal style ideas off the most fashionable sidewalks in the world.
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