Sartropical Runways

Fashions inspired by warm weather paradises and tropical flora

Implications - With climate change leaving the planet in environmental disarray, people are seeking escapes from the weather more than ever. This desire to get away was projected on fashion collections which used tropical imagery, inspired by paradises like lush jungles and pirate-inhabited beaches.
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Male Florals and Shades of Blue - Gucci Spring Menswear
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Male Florals and Shades of Blue
Gucci Spring 2009 Menswear
The powder blue suit has been the route of many jokes about the fashionably challenged male, but Gucci is reintroducing it as a staple of the sartorially savvy. To complete the look, the outfit is paired… [More]
Cocktail Shorts - The New Skirt?
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Cocktail Shorts
The New Skirt?
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Flamingo Print Retro - Just Cavalli Fall
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Flamingo Print Retro
Just Cavalli Fall 2008
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St. Tropez Chic - Christian Dior Resort 2009
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St. Tropez Chic
Christian Dior Resort 2009
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Dead Trees & Floral Prints - Roberto Cavalli Spring Men's
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Dead Trees & Floral Prints
Roberto Cavalli Spring 2009 Men's
Roberto Cavalli offered a paradoxical contrast in patterns in the Spring 2009 menswear collection. One recurring theme was that of floral patterns, seen on everything from pants to pajama-like robes; the… [More]
Eco Friendly Beachfront Resorts - Palmetto Bay Resort in Belize
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Eco Friendly Beachfront Resorts
Palmetto Bay Resort in Belize
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