1. Budding designers

From left: MARNI; VALENTINO; DOLCE & GABBANA
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Florals in summer aren’t a cliché but a necessity. This spring, designers trod a garden path of big and bright all-over prints. No shrinking violets here.

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Dress Dh219, Sfera

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Skirt Dh7,560, Erdem at The Modist

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Dress Dh1,350, Self Portrait at Bloomingdale’s Dubai

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Skirt Dh279, River Island

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Dress Dh229, River Island

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Shirt Dh928, Baum and Pferdgarten at The Modist

2. Scream ice cream

From left: HERMES; NINA RICCI; VICTORIA BECKHAM
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Express your sweet side with good-enough-to-eat candy colours. Choose a colour palette of pastel pinks, blues and lilacs and tangy sherbet oranges and yellows.

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Blazer Dh895, Iris and Ink at The Outnet

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Trousers Dh3,105, Madiyah Al Sharqi

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Top Dh449, & Other Stories

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Top Dh99, Garage

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Bag Dh299, River Island

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Skirt Dh2,200, 3.1 Phillip Lim at The Modist

3. Stay on track

From left: VALENTINO; GUCCI; CELINE
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Racing stripes, zips, mesh panels and waterproof fabrics bring the field to fashion. As seen at Gucci, Celine and JW Anderson, brands are combining sport with sophistication for an elegant look.

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Skirt Dh189, Zara

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Jacket Dh149, Forever 21

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Jumper Dh189, Stradivarius

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Sandals Dh505, Cosmo Paris at Bloomingdale’s

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Trainers Dh379, River Island

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Bag price on request, Furla at Boutique 1

4. Double denim

From left: CALVIN KLEIN; FENDI; TIBI
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Demin never goes out of fashion but this season try doubling up and going for a head-to-toe look as seen at Calvin Klein and Fendi – if you dare!

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Jacket Dh179, New Look

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Jeans Dh1,200 Frame at The Modist

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Jumpsuit Dh1,230, MIH Jeans at Shopbop

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Coat Dh1,806, Regina Pyo at The Modist

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Jacket Dh189, Stradivarius

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Dress Dh599, Monsoon

5. Crayola colours

From left: MSGM; ROKSANDA; MARNI
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Think back to your childhood years of clashing colours and rainbows. Pair saturated hues to create a look seen at MSGM, Marni and Roksanda, or find pieces with built-in brights.

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Jumper Dh189, & Other Stories

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Shoes Dh799, Kurt Geiger

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Trousers Dh8,270, Adam Lippes at The Modist

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Bag Dh3,562, Aigner

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Dress Dh209, River Island

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Top Dh249, Sfera

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Dress Dh429, River Island

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