Photo by Tina Chang for The National, styling by Nadia El Dasher / The National
Photo by Tina Chang for The National, styling by Nadia El Dasher / The National

Army man Khaki army tones are a hit for men this winter. Whether you wear your neutrals with casual jeans, tucked into chunky boots for an everyday look or with slippers for a more polished appeal, the key is simplicity

1. Camouflage slippers, Dh4,090, Christian Louboutin, The Galleria, 02 412 4031; Mall of the Emirates, 04 399 0998; Dubai Mall, 04 325 3935. 2. Cap, Dh520, DSquared2; 3. Scarf, Dh425, Marc by Marc Jacobs, both at Saks Fifth Avenue, BurJuman Centre, 04 501 2700. 4. Versace Pour Homme Oud Noir Eau De Parfum, Dh490, Versace, Avenue at Etihad Towers, 02 667 4465; Dubai Mall, 04 339 8285 and elsewhere. 5. Small wallet, Dh1,400, Bottega Veneta, The Galleria, 02 676 6707; Dubai Mall, 04 325 3981; Mall of the Emirates, 04 395 1201. 6. T shirts, Dh59 each, Topman, Dubai Mall, 04 339 9802 and elsewhere. 7. Black slippers, Dh3,690, Christian Louboutin. 7. iPad case, Dh420, Marc by Marc Jacobs at Saks Fifth Avenue. 8. Oud Colonia Intense, Dh680, Acqua Di Parma at Harvey Nichols, Mall of the Emirates, 04 409 8888

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