The spring/summer 2018 fashion trends are nothing if not bright, bold and really quite beautiful. For those with an eccentric palette, try the new bold pattern play with vibrant, saturated hues. For those who want to stick by the rules, take the softer approach to colour for spring with pastels and dusty tones.
The romantic shades seem to have popped with satin and tulle fabrics. Amorous tulle and satiny sheen satins instantly elevates any silhouette. Whatsmore satins inherent fluidity and lightness makes it comfortable to wear all night long.
Add a quintessential celebratory element with sparkling jewellery and bold watches.
Designers have long mined far-flung cultures for inspiration, this season landing in Japan with mandarin collars and kimono styles that featured prominently on the runways.
Guess what? Hats are no longer just a raceday accessory...they are the coolest accessory for 2018. Luckily, there are so many beautiful, versatile and super contemporary styles in the upcoming collections. From parisien French berets to military caps to oriental fishermen hats. Even headbands are coming back straight from the Nineties. So, don’t be afraid to try some golden, sparkling and embellished one, or even a party inspired one (Alexander Wang‘s headbands are perfect when you have a wild night and you look for something to speak for yourself).
With last year’s wet Dubai World Cup, perhaps the best raceday accessory for this year’s last meeting of the Dubai World Cup Carnival is the is the trench coat, which made appearances in myriad colors, materials and weights, from Dries Van Noten’s breezy sheer printed versions to Alexander McQueen’s heavier traditional khaki style with embroidery. Pair the topper with a pointy-toed and embellished Mary Jane for a sophisticated, nonchalant look.