Requirements for trans-seasonal dressing vary depending on where you find yourself in the world, of course. In sunnier climes such as here in the UAE the seasons sway from hot to well, hotter, which means it’s entirely essential that you master your layering when striding from sun-bed to sub-zero A/C.
Here are some staple pieces to keep you on the right side of cool.
This practical and stylish number is the perfect go-to for seasonal metamorphosis. Who doesn't love a pocket...or two? AED 588 available at tres-bien.com
Chinos. Obvious? Yes. Essential when nailing trans-seasonal dressing? Absolutely yes. AED 454 available at mrporter.com
These new season slides will take you anywhere you want to go in style. AED 3,151 available at farfetch.com
The little red heart T is a wardrobe essential it's true, but choosing this long-sleeved iteration makes for a more versatile option. AED 496 available at ssense.com
Top off any seasonal evolution with this fine grosgrain-trim straw fedora. AED 2,655 available at matches.com
This trucker jacket is cut from light-wash denim and is distressed for a lived-in feel, and you'll get plenty of living in it as it's the perfect wardrobe companion. AED 4,650 available at modaoperandi.com
What could be more versatile than a classic striped cotton long sleeved shirt? This particular one is a keeper. AED 1,752 available at farfetch.com
This khaki-brown incarnation of the traditional fisherman sandal is as versatile as they come. A great investment for bridging the seasons. AED 1,715 available at matches.com
Light and slight, this is the perfect season-straddling bomber jacket. AED 1,355 available at ssense.com