There’s no greater barometer for cutting edge trends than the sartorial crowd that a new season runway show draws. Vogue Arabia takes to the huddles of front row attendees at Fall 2017’s Fashion Forward Dubai to unlock the current vibe in one of the UAE’s most buzzing cities. Much like the shows in New York, London, Milan, and Paris—the collective mood is experimental, even when its understated. Click through the gallery above to decode the best outfits now. If you couldn’t make the FFWD shows, fear not, we’ve got your digital FROW seat covered as we livestream every single presentation and catwalk show here.