How To: Master The "Business Formal" Trend

How To: Dress Down Dramatics
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From turned-up-collars to power suits and plaid, turn down the volume on red carpet style

Style arbiter Mohammed Sultan Al Habtoor casts his discerning eye over this month’s chic set; that includes suits, coats and jackets on our Red Carpet A-listers. 

Ahead, five ways to wear the effortless trend from the fashion's biggest trend-setters...

Dress Down DramaticsCharlize Theron in Dior

Charlize Theron is so iconic and effortless in Dior, showing us a new level of red carpet dress-down power.

Dress Down DramaticsLady Gaga in Marc Jacobs

Hats off to Lady Gaga in Marc Jacobs  for making over-sized look so graceful and simple. Her choice is a simple statement of cool, fragile masculinity.

Dress Down DramaticsJennifer Lopez in Maticevski

Hollywood glamazon Jennifer Lopez gives good glamour game with this contemporary bow-constructed Toni Maticevski dress. So on point.

Dress Down DramaticsVanessa Hudgens in Alberta Ferretti

Vanessa Hudgens look is bohemain chic but with an air of extreme easy-breezy elegance. I like how this look is put together using the same caramel tones, without any exaggerations.

Dress Down DramaticsNabilla Benattia in Valentino

Algerian model and TV star Nabilla Benattia dishes out a lesson in masculine/feminine glamour with a classic red Valentino dress that’s toughened up with a Balenciaga leather bomber jacket – sometimes the stronger the contrast, the more devastingly-divine the effects. 

From the November 2018 issue of Harper's Bazaar Arabia


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How To: Dress Down Dramatics
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