Although colder weather is a stranger to us here in the Middle East, you can still have fun with your winter wardrobe, minus the thick woolly tights and large, heavy coats. If you’re struggling for fashion inspiration this winter, fear not – we’ve collated five looks straight from the runway to help you shop this season’s trends and refresh your wardrobe.
As far as the winter season’s colour palette goes, warm hues are all the rage. From peachy pinks to nutty tans and earthy browns and reds, it won’t be hard to find a flattering shade. There is also an endless choice of patterns to choose from, though florals and prints are still a firm favourite. Ruffles, sparkles and other detailing should also be added to your outfit to spice things up. Other hot trends include mixing and matching check patterns, sharp-toe shoes, oversized handbags and golf-inspired knitwear. Read on for how to incorporate them into your look now.
LOOK 1: WINTER ROMANCE
The Fall 2019 runways saw romantic, feminine and warm colours celebrated. Soft pink shades and deep reds from merlot to cranberry were a firm favourite. For an exquisite and festive look, wear pink and red hues together, opting for red as your main shade, then add a pink accent with your accessories.
As seen at: Gucci, Chloé
Splash Elle round neck midi dress with front slit and belt
Charles & Keith pink shoulder bag
Schutz Cendi pumps
LOOK 2: GONE GOLFING
Usually reserved for the golf course, this season, argyle knitwear is in, with cardigans and jumpers a firm favourite. Pair with plain bottoms or, for the brave among you, layer them one on top of another.
As seen at: Etro, Gucci, Dior
H&M jacquard-knit jumper
H&M jacquard-knit skirt
Bobbies leather loafers
LOOK 3: PATTERNS AWAY
With everything from animal to floral print in this season, there is a pattern to match every taste. We love this geometric design – and why not step outside your comfort zone to mix and match a few different patterns?
As seen at: Chanel, Burberry, Louis Vuitton
Tommy Hilfiger Varena red sweater mini dress
Dune London Leptile Di snake-effect grey foil scarf
Max Fashion slingback shoes
Max Fashion printed handbag
LOOK 4: THE BIG BROWN OVERCOAT
Big and brown are the rules for this season when it comes to outerwear. While the desert might not provide the best weather for a heavy overcoat or trench coat, check out this lightweight option that you can wear even in milder temperatures. This essential, versatile fashion item can be worn in any number of ways, with trousers and flats for a more casual look or with a dress and heels for a more elegant style.
As seen at: Celine, Miu Miu, Stella McCartney
Trendyol longline buckle detail coat
H&M jacquard-patterned leggings
New Look high neck crop jumper in dusty pink
Bobbies La Craneuse shoes
LOOK 5: RUFFLE UP
There is simply no such thing as too many ruffles this season. From ruffled shoulders and sleeves to full-ruffle dresses, bigger is better. Wear your hair in slicked back for maximum effect.
As seen at: Alexander McQueen, Celine, Valentino
Boohoo wrap dress with ruffle hem
Shoemart ruffle detail sandals
Michael Kors jade ruffled clutch