By Kate Paras
Pull off matchy-matchy dressing with your bae minus the cheese—here, Chalk lets you in on how you can rock the trends together while keeping your individual cool!
Utilitarian. Report to school in military-inspired clothing? Sir, yes, sir! Consider wearing army green-colored pieces (sans head-to-toe camo) for a cool style statement!
On Jane: Studded Gilet (P1,599, Zalora). Tank Top, (P599, Cotton On). Skirt (P915) and shades (P450, both Forever 21). Sneakers (Model’s Own). On Markus: Printed Button-Down Top( P1,195,), and shorts (P1,295, both Cotton On). T-Shirt (P419, Straightforward Clothing). Watch (P4,990, Timex).
Denim. Give your favorite fabric an upgrade by wearing it in chambray and acid wash!
On Jane: Denim Dress, P1,549, Zalora. Necklace, P280, Forever 21. Sling Bag, P499.75, SM Accessories. Sneakers, P3,995, Keds. On Markus: Chambray Button-down top, P1,199, Cotton On. Pinted Shorts, P999, 24:01 at Zalora. Boat Shoes, P3,495, Sperry Top-sider.
Pastel. Your man can rock pastels, too. Look every bit the stylish couple by encouraging him to incorporate his dainty color into his getup!
On Markus: Sweater (P1,099, Folded & Hung). Jeans (P4,395, H&M). Cap (P565, Forever 21). Sneakers (P4,395, Adidas). On Jane: Striped button-down (P520, Twill Cavern). Skirt (P789, Verano). Shades (P330, Forever 21). Sneakers (Model’s Own).
Sporty. Whether you’re a couple who considers gym dates romantic or not, rocking athleisure is so right ow. Think P.E.-inspired shirts, sneakers, and drawstring bottoms!
On Jane: T-shirt (P655, Forever 21). Shorts (P349.75, Herbench). Sneakers (Model’s Own). On Markus: Hoodie, (P1,099) and drawstring shorts (P599, both Straightforward Clothing). Gray sleeveless top (P599, H&M). Cap (P369.75, Bench). Sneakers (P4,395, Adidas).
Paisley. This print tends to be overwhelming, so make sure to go easy on the accessories. Pair with solids in complementing colors for best results!
On Markus: Paisley Button-down shirt (P999, Erb & Chet). Sneakers (P4,395, Adidas). Jogger Pants (Model’s Own). On Jane: Paisley Top and shorts (P1,099.75 for a set, Just G). Bracelet (P280, Forever 21). Sneakers (Model’s Own).
Stripes. While wearing bold stripes might come off as a little too much when you’re together, going for pinstripes is perfect when going this route with your honey!
On Markus: Jacket (P1,099, 24:01 at Zalora). Striped Shirt (P1,299, Cotton On). Shorts (P799, Penshoppe). Shoes (P5,295, Sperry Top-sider). On Jane: Cropped (Top, Verano). High-waist distressed jeans (P1,099, Something Borrowed at Zalora). Watch (P4,490, Timex). Platform Sandals (P1,950, Carisse). Eyeglasses (Stylists’ Own).
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Text Kate Paras. Images by Ronan Capili. Assisted by Nick Aguilar and Rianne Ronquillo. Styling Camille Santiago and Kate Paras. Makeup Angie Cruz of Shu Uemura. Hair Reynard Bonuzo of Triple Luck Brow & Nail Salon. Models Markus Paterson of A-List Manila and Jane Sibug.