The shops might scream “winter in Dubai” but those of us who live here know better – we know this is the season for sunshine, outside festivals, and summer fun. So what better time to get on board with the celebs’ favourite summer trends? From easy maxi dresses to fun prints, relaxed shapes and crisp all-white colour palettes, summer dressing is all about looking modern and fresh.
1. THE MAXI DRESS
As seen on: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex; Angelina Jolie
Let it flow, let it flow… nothing says easy breezy like a maxi dress. Skip the heels and platforms and wear yours with sandals or sneakers.
Beauty must-have: The perfect beach waves
Ella mixed print shirt maxi dress
Asos Design seersucker shirred maxi dress
2. THE HAWAIIAN SHIRT
As seen on: Miley Cyrus; Emma Roberts; Gigi Hadid
Hear us out – what makes you feel more ready for fun in the sun than a printed Hawaiian shirt? That’s right, nothing. Grab your sunnies and pull on your denim shorts and let’s go!
Beauty must-have: A subtle touch of bronzer
H&M off-the-shoulder blouse
Max Fashions floral printed top
Valid from: September 1st at 12:00am to December 31st at 12:00am
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3. COLOURFUL WIDE-LEG PANTS
As seen on: Victoria Beckham, Zoë Kravitz
Give your jeans a break and try a flattering pair of wide-legged pants in a striking colour like jewel green, mustard or rusty red. Wear with sandals, platforms or sneakers and a tucked-in tee.
Beauty must-have: Smooth, frizz-free hair
Zara flared chino trousers
Mango double layer trousers
As seen on: Bella Hadid; Priyanka Chopra
Keep it crisp and simple in an all-white ensemble. It works with any kind of accessory but looks particularly good with gold jewelry.
Beauty must-have: A colourful lip
We Are Kindred Lulu button-up dress
Splash embellished sleeveless jumpsuit