Christine Roos

5 Cool Looks for Hitting the School Run and Beyond

How to do your daily mom routine in style.

Still doing the school run, soccer practice and mommy meetups in sweats and flip flops? It’s time to up your style game, without going full glamazon. A few basic pieces that you can mix and match will give you endless comfortable, cool options while running around after the kids.

SUNDAY: Big Shorts

A pair of voluminous belted shorts is a wardrobe hero – as put-together as a skirt, with the comfort of being a casual staple. Pair with a white button-down and mannish watch for a relaxed, Meryl Streep in Out of Africa vibe.

Beauty must-have: Just a hint of tinted lip balm

Tinted Brilliance Balm

aed 45.89 Pixi

Belted High Waist Tailored

aed 175 M&S Collection

Boyfriend Shirt in Linen

aed 249 Gap

Oversize sunglasses

aed 129 Mango

Almond Toe Metallic Espadrilles

aed 140 M&S Collection

Silver Analogue Watch

aed 119 Ginger

Tie Dye Fabric Bucket Bag

aed 199 Zara Collection

MONDAY: Shirt Dress

Give your basic shirt dress a bit of oomph with a fun pair of floral slides and a jaunty scarf tied around the handle of your big leather tote.

Beauty must-have: A touch of cheek stain

Lip2Cheek Mineral Lip & Cheek Stain

aed 143.40 RMS Beauty

Draw String Shirt Midi Dress

aed 169 Ginger

Benassi JDI Print Slides

aed 149 Nike

Cracked Leather Tote Bag

aed 729 Zara Collection

Printed Satin Scarf

aed 59 Mango

TUESDAY: Culottes

Good old culottes, that wardrobe workhorse that you can pull out for anything. Temper the wide leg silhouette with a white T, interesting sandals and a fun tote.

Beauty must-have: A fresh summer scent

Orange & Bergamot Eau de Toilette 50ml

aed 290 Molton Brown


aed 199 Zara Collection

Asymmetric Leather Sandals

aed 269 Mango

Gaia Tee in White

aed 143.25 People Tree

Striped fox Tote Bag

aed 224.07 Maison Kitsune


Want to look casually carefree yet still effortlessly chic? A block-colour jumpsuit is the answer. Pair with a big bright tote and your favourite white trainers and you’re done!

Beauty must-have: Glowing skin

Rose Gold Radiance Booster

aed 587.71 111Skin

Cap Sleeve Tie-Belt Wide-Leg Jumpsuit ON SALE

aed 149 Gap
aed349 57

Ruffle Sneakers for Women ON SALE

aed 665 Tory Sport
aed950 30

Medium Crochet Tote Bag ON SALE

aed 510.62 Sophie Anderson
aed1,025 50


It’s the weekend, baby! Stay comfy in a fitted pair of joggers and slouchy tank top but pull it together with a longline waistcoat and fashion-favourite Birkenstocks.

Beauty must-have: Shiny, bouncy hair

Hair and Body Shine Mist 107g

aed 114.56 Ouai Haircare

Utility Jogger

aed 116.89 Asos Design

Lizzie Vest in White

aed 124.89 People Tree

Buttoned Waistcoat Dress

aed 289 Zara Collection

Arizona Sandal

aed 429 Birkenstock

Chiara Printed Canvas Tote

aed 611.44 Lala Berlin