How to dress for winter in Dubai

Inspiration from the city’s street style
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What do you wear when the temperature shifts from hot and sunny to cold and windy within hours? We take inspiration from the streets of Dubai where everyone from fashion designers to bloggers and straight up regular people show off their style.
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Founder of Style Hunter blog Andra Contiu sports an army jacket with an off-shoulder twist – who said you need coats to stay warm - and did you spot those feather fringes?
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Take your conservative style up a notch and opt for embellished winter pieces. That’s what the creator of digital lifestyle platform Mademoiselle Meme did.
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You can tell Ahmed Rashwan is a stylist just by looking at him. Who else could pull off red socks with loafers? We say forget the old fashion faux pas and go for it.
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Add a spark to dark winter shades with sequin. We love this midi on Maricel Mansano, founder of the Sand Gypsy blog.
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Dubai resident Sherif Morad adds a twist to the classic leather and jeans combo with a checked shirt. The layering works great for changing weather.
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If you’re not a huge fan of sequin but still want a bright winter look, follow in the footsteps of fashion blogger Nisa Tiwana and opt for a shiny piece instead. Pair it with a tucked-in sweater and you’re good to go.
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Half Persian half French fashion creative Parysatis Peymani proves you can get away with shorts in Dubai winters. Just add a denim coat and you’re good to go.
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We recognised Ahmed Rashwan from his signature red socks. We love the Indie look and the hip touches such as the chain and ring. Simple but it definitely works.
Thu 08 Dec 2016 03:10 PM GST
By Lubna Hamdan