Take style notes from the ladies in the limelight and mix your favourite hues, prints and patterns.

Quirky singer Katy Perry opts for a demure, yet fun, look in her midriff-baring Suno skirt and top, while Dolce&Gabbana fan Nicky Hilton opts for stripes and florals to stand out from the crowd.

Model, TV presenter and fashion journalist Louise Roe holds her own in a floral pencil skirt and collage shirt, and fashion icon Olivia Palermo shows us how it’s done, pairing contrasting silk prints for a look that isn’t over the top.



1. Floral sweater Dhs188 Topshop | 2. Python print skirt Dhs8,394 Erdem | 3. Stretch dress Dhs1,185 Clover Canyon at  | 4. Retro blazer Dhs276 River Island