1. 80s throwback
Designers (from left): Saint Laurent; Isabel Marant; Chanel; Isabel Marant
The shoulder-padded, nipped-in-waist styles are not going anywhere soon. Choose wide-shoulder trouser suits or sequin one-shoulder dresses paired with calf-length boots to get the look this winter.
Jacket, Dh200, Iconic
Jumper, Dh3,299, Diesel
Blazer, Dh3,175, Blaze Milano at Boutique 1
Dress, Dh249, ASOS
Dress, Dh265, Dorothy Perkins
Designers (from left): Dolce & Gabbana; Tory Burch; Elisabetta Franchi; Louis Vuitton
Autumn florals are usually more muted and darker than their summer cousins, but this year is different. Bright florals in primary colours will add a vibrant touch when paired with boots and tights or a jacket.
Skirt, Dh2,185, Alice + Olivia
Skirt, Dh910, Gerard Darel
Dress, Dh199, ASOS
Trousers, Dh890, Alice + Olivia
Dress, Dh110, Iconic
Dress, Dh5,530, No21 at Etoile La Boutique
Designers (from left): Paul Smith; Gucci; Etro; Naeem Khan
Imagine running through fields and hiking up mountains – all while looking super stylish.
Dress, Dh6,057, Mary Katrantzou at Stylebop.com
Dress, Dh2,555, Alice + Olivia
Skirt, Dh130, Iconic
Dress, Dh409, Desigual
Dress, Dh1,570, Sandro
4. Glitter bomb
Designers (from left): Elisabetta Franchi; Paco Rabanne; Iris Van Herpen; Paco Rabanne
Shine like a disco ball with gold and silver pieces. Don’t be afraid to go OTT with sequins – the more the better. Want to opt for a more subtle look? Just select one sequinned piece at a time.
Boots, Dh279, ASOS
Dress, Dh199, Miss Selfridge
Dress, Dh169, New Look
Dress, Dh169, New Look
Dress, Dh1299, Diesel
Skirt, Dh800, Dina Zaki, at Namshi
Designers (from left): Blugirl; Prada; Elisabetta Franchi; Salvatore Ferragamo
Whether it’s velvet, lace, leather or faux fur, layer different materials and textures to create your final look. Designers have made it easier for you this season – many pieces have built-in variations.
Top, Dh149, ASOS
Skirt, Dh1,818, Alice + Olivia
Playsuit, Dh1,490, Sandro
Top, Dh790, Maje
Skirt, Dh880, Elliatt at Namshi
Designers (from left): Giambattista Valli; Blumarine; Max Mara; Oscar de la Renta
Red is THE must-have colour for next season. So if you’re thinking of investing in a new LBD think again and go for a head-turning LRD. Red is great for casual daywear as well as smarter work-wear – try pairing high-waisted red trousers with a white shirt.
Bag, Dh249, River Island
Top, Dh1,310, ALC at Boutique 1
Dress, Dh9,975, Giambattista Valli
Belt, River Island, Dh89
Frill top, Dh380, Gerard Darel
Jumpsuit, Dh350, Banana Republic