Bahrain Confidential’s Fashion Quarterly: Spring Summer 2018

“What you wear is how you present yourself to the world, especially today, when human contacts are so quick. Fashion is instant language.” —Miuccia Prada

With warmer climes around the corner, the thrill of dressing up in style also comes with it; looking good comes easy when you have something to guide you through. Bahrain Confidential’s Fashion Quarterly breaks down each trend to help get your creative juices flowing. In this guide, we have riffled through the best looks of this season – what’s new, what’s cool and what you should try now.

Read our trendy guide and prepare for the season ahead. From 1980’s to Crayola extravaganza, here are the key looks to have on your radar!


“Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak.” —Rachel Zoe

1980s All Day


Princess Diana continues to influence high-fashion places. Off-White’s Virgil Abloh cited the icon as his muse showcasing high-waistlines, power shoulders, low-cut necklines and puff sleeved jackets. Turn up in this whimsical Gucci pair.

Swish, swish

After years of hiatus, feathers and fringes will be everywhere and this time, it’s fancier than ever.

Material Girl

Plastic is fantastic for Spring Summer 2018. Leather, PVC or nylon – name it. The texture of the season is shiny.



“Whoever said that money can’t buy happiness, simply didn’t know where to go shopping.”

The Fanny Pack


We can’t deny it anymore: the fanny pack is here to stay.




Take a journey to the Wild, Wild West with these bad boys.



Razor edges, 90’s sunglasses and fearless experimentations.


You Do Hue

Before these colours become inescapable, brush up your knowledge early on so you can prep your wardrobe now!

Power PastelsChanel



Delicate shades and ultra pastels are back again! Lilac is making a major comeback – get that lilac bag. Now.

Bright, Bold & Beautiful



In stark contrast to the pastel colour chart came a bright and bold palette. From cobalt and emerald green to canary and bright yellow, it appears like designers had dug back into their childhood with these Crayola colours.

Red Alert

No season is complete without a bright and striking red. Cherry Tomato, a warm and bright red, that will surely turn heads and put you in the spotlight!