5 most patriotic things S’poreans can wear to win Most Patriotic S’porean award

How to stand out when everyone wears the same thing.

By Sulaiman Daud | August 9, 2017

Wearing red and white is what everyone does on National Day. But combining a red top with white trousers or a skirt is so blasé. Surely, as Singaporeans, we can be far more creative.

Here are some apparel that will make you stand out from the crowd this National Day.

Yes, even more than her. From Mothership

1. Singapore flag cap

From a reader

Red caps are all the rage these days (especially in America). Make sure you’re shielded from sun and the rain with this beautiful red cap decorated with the five stars and moon. Caption about making Singapore great again not included.

2. Singapore’s Independence Day t-shirt

From a reader

In case you’ve forgotten the date of Singapore’s independence, this helpful t-shirt will be there to remind you every time you look in a mirror. As a bonus, wear it overseas on holiday and confuse foreigners who have no idea what it refers to.

3. Singapore tote bag

From Zazzle

This very useful tote bag can help you to store many important things, from tissue packets to chope a spot at the hawker centre to glowsticks for waving in the air while you belt out Home as best you can.

4. Merlion dress

From Wottoncool

For the more adventurous among you, try on a fabulous glittery dress that evokes the ancient myth of a fantastical ocean creature invented by the Singapore Tourism Board in the 1970s.

5. Singapore flag trunks

From YouTube

Let these snug trunks ensure your display of patriotism even when you’ve removed most of your clothing, perfect for both the beach and pool.

Hold on, it seems like the trunks have been criticised as “inappropriate” and not treating the elements of the flag with dignity. So please, don’t wear them.

5. Singapore flag t-shirt

From Amazon

When in doubt, you can’t go wrong with a simple flag-inspired t-shirt for National Day. You could pair it with a denim jacket and cosplay as Jenny Quantum, Singapore’s only superhero.

From Wikipedia and Deviantart

Have a fabulous, fashion-forward ninth of August.

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About Sulaiman Daud

Sulaiman of House Daud believes that we stand today on the edge of a new frontier, that every Pam will find her Jim, and that there are Starmen waiting in the sky. His favourite Doctor is Peter Capaldi's Twelve. In his spare time he writes about pop culture (mostly Batman related), which you are very welcome to read here.

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