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Boho: the trend that has been around for years and is not going anywhere fast. Update cancan frill skirts with 80s-inspired oversized waist belts.


Lace ruffle dress Dhs4,200, Leather wide waist belt Dhs1,350 both Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini, Leather stud detail ankle boots Dhs2,300 Rag & Bone, all available on ounass.ae.

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Have a picnic with the cutesy check that’s had a chic update in the form of sharp tailoring. Add a touch of the playful with eccentric earrings.

Checked blazer Dhs5,980 Altuzarra, Frill pencil skirt Dhs1,800 Preen by Thornton Bregazzi, Leather platforms Dhs2,900 Sergio Rossi, Suede wide waist belt Dhs525 See by Chloé, Floral earrings Dhs1,150 Ranjana Khan, all available on ounass.ae.


Brights aside, the catwalks also embraced the subdued palette of military khakis, greens and greys. Refrain from looking plain with cropped jackets, ribbed textures and oversized silhouettes.


Cropped sleeveless jacket Dhs2,190 Helmut Lang, Backless knit jumper Dhs2,040 Theory, Cropped wide trousers Dhs3,200 Valentino, Gold-finish choker Dhs1,200 Amber Sceats, all available on ounass.ae.

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Once seen as romantic, frilled finishes have a cool new edge. Look to exaggerated sleeves and legs for drama rather than dreamy – only the brave need apply.


Frill jumpsuit Dhs4,050 Jonathan Simkhai, Stripe t-shirt (worn underneath) Dhs1,400 Jourden, Asymmetric Lunar Earrings Dhs725 Mounser, all available on ounass.ae.

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Hang loose with the updated trench coat that comes with a roomy fit, long sleeves and a loose belt – if it feels like a housecoat then you’re on the right track.


Trench coat Dhs3,050, Acne Studios, Silk dress Dhs2,250 Kobi Halperin, Buckle platforms Dhs3,000 Stella McCartney, all available on ounass.ae.


Time to get comfortable with wearing track pants and hoodies outside of the gym. high-shine satin and leg lengthening stripes will earn you fashion points.


Satin parka Dhs1,950 Parosh, Track pants Dhs2,600 Gucci, all available on ounass.ae.

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Style director: Jade Chilton
Photographer: Pelle Lannefors