Co-eds April fashion feature

A very late but loving thank you to the Co-eds team for featuring me alongside some of the best (and best-dressed!) girlies on the island.¬†Bahrain’s fashion bloggers offered up their advice to the young readers of the mag, and I’ve picked out my favourite tips to share with you here.

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The economical fashion blogger aka Muneera Bubshait of Arabella. “It really comes down to a cost-per-wear situation; a BD200 dress or suit that you can wear to 10 events becomes more affordable than a BD40 piece of clothing that you’ll wear once and toss.”¬†Partner in Fashion‘s Reem BuQais reveals her love of colour, worn in shoes, bags, belts and accessories. “Add a pop of colour to your outfit and you’ll notice how it will complete your overall look.”

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Mara Mostafa recommends that you plan ahead, and do a little wardrobe revisiting before you shop. Her current faves? Lace tops, boyfriend jeans, printed pants and pretty pastels. The Style Council‘s Ashwarthy Shyamkumar believes in comfort and confidence. For day – a bright linen tee with denim shorts, for eve – a full-sleeved chiffon blouse tucked into a sequin mini.

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The Modest Belle‘s Sara Abdul Ghaffar is all about dressing for your shape. If you, like most women (and me!), are pear-shaped, keep the focus on the upper body. A-line skirts and wide-leg pants are just perfect for pears. And Sketchbook‘s Wafa AlObaidat works it with over-size shoulder bags to carry her 5-must-haves. Gadgets, notebooks, business cards, a camera, and a scarf.

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Big kisses to Co-eds, and to my girls xxx

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