The three main events captivating audiences this weekend in Dubai could not be more different, which means tailoring your look to each occasion can be a bit tricky. Here, Savoir Flair rounds up the best things to do in the city, and provides a handy style guide to go with each. Whether you’re attending Fashion Forward Season 5, taking in the magic of a live musical performance at Toko, or opting to indulge your nerdy side at Comic Con 2015, we’ve got you covered. Literally! Click through the guide for a breakdown of the best looks for every occasion, and get a jumpstart on enjoying your weekend.
Fashion Forward Season 5
Fashion Forward Season 5 is where the tastemakers, VIPs, editors, and trendsetters of the fashion industry gather to witness the unveiling of new collections and participate in illuminating panel discussions. This event calls for your best, most fashionable attire, so opt for a blend of on-trend pieces and classics.
SHOP THE LOOK: Saint Laurent top, AED 2,286/SAR 2,335, Net-a-Porter
SHOP THE LOOK: Michael Kors jeans, AED 1,412/SAR 1,443, Net-a-Porter
SHOP THE LOOK: Gucci sandals, AED 2,534/SAR 2,589, MyTheresa
Live at Toko
Toko Dubai, one of the city’s hippest Japanese restaurants, is adding a new atmospheric element this month by inviting the reggae, soul, and R&B sounds of Abri & Funk Radius to entertain its patrons. From 8:30 p.m. onwards on Saturdays, you can indulge in delicious Japanese food and funky tunes, so dress casually and comfortably enough that you can get up and dance if the spirit moves you. A layered look is ideally suited for the occasion.
SHOP THE LOOK: Topshop top, AED 132/SAR 135, Topshop
SHOP THE LOOK: Anthony Vaccarello skirt, AED 7,291/SAR 7446, Stylebop
SHOP THE LOOK: Nicholas Kirkwood sandals, AED 4,757/SAR 4,857, Barneys
SHOP THE LOOK: Balenciaga bag, AED 4,203/SAR 4,292, Browns
Middle East Film & Comic Con 2015
Comic conventions usually bring cosplayers out in droves, but a more fashionable route to fitting in is streetwear. The more eccentric your look, the better you’ll blend in, so try something outrageous like a Moschino statement piece, fully sequined shorts, and architectural heels.
SHOP THE LOOK: Adam Selman top, AED 1,456/SAR 1,487, Browns
SHOP THE LOOK: Adam Selman skirt, AED 1,593/SAR 1,627, Browns
SHOP THE LOOK: Isabel Marant sneakers, AED 1,763/SAR 1,800, Net-a-Porter
SHOP THE LOOK: Les Petits Joueurs clutch, AED 1,996/SAR 2,039, Luisa Via Roma