Travel is back, big time! With the world opening up and people traveling again, everyone is excited for vacation and destinations that are planned. So is the fashion world, and to prove it, resort wear and tropical prints are currently trending and a popular item to get your hands on. Get ready to pack your bags with some tropical prints to have for your trip!
If you walk into any retailer or surf the web to shop on line, you will likely already find they all have some type of tropical print front and center. Plants, nature, ocean and other tropical motifs are in high demand. Featured on clothing items and accessories you wont be able to resist adding some of these fun, whimsical pieces to your wardrobe.
Although tropical prints are often highlighted annually in the summer, this year in particular more than ever, we are anxiously awaiting an escape to dash off and get away. During the 2021 fashion shows, several designers were optimistically anticipating the return of travel and had the foresight to present amazing pieces with that in mind.
One of the most notable designer brands that’s known for its tropical aesthetic with sustainability in mind and does it well is FARM Rio of Brazil. Their collections always feature heavy attention on vivid colors and bold prints. They are the perfect label to shop for your vacation clothes. The line this season is no different with plenty of themed choices for a beach resort or tropical vacation. Bright shades of turquoise, orange, pink, yellow, and more epitomize the color palette of summer. Several tones are even pulled straight from the Pantone selections for this season making the selections right on-trend. Ever popular palm leaf prints, scarf maxi dresses with flowing fringe details, crochet styles, and novelty designs of tropical birds and exotic fruits are presented in their stunning collection. You’ll also find the accessories you need to complete the outfits with some summer beaded mules and straw basket bags to provide vacation vibes for days. My absolute favorite accessory from Farm Rio’s 2021 collection is by far the embroidered Multi-Beaded sneakers!! The blend of ethnic touches with a sporty aesthetic is quite an original take on footwear and is very on Brand with the firm’s eclectic street style aesthetic!!
Other resort collections played it safe considering the times and went the route of classics and cottage core style garments. Nature inspired earth tones and a neutral color palette achieve a more practical minimalist look that’s still travel fashion friendly. Versace also had a captivating take on resort wear with a wave of sea themed designs in their collection rolling down the runway of their show.
Tourism has returned in a major way. Whether it’s for a quick weekend getaway or that dream vacation you’ve been waiting for, the swim wear and resort categories are currently signaling that travelers are anxious to reach their destinations and want to be dressed up for it! Brands have been seeing a significant uptick in sales and demand for vacation clothes and accessories thus expanding their offering of selections to shoppers. Depending on your location of choice, you may even find a pop up designer boutique waiting to welcome you when you get there.
Young consumers are also shopping with the purpose of keeping their wardrobes in mind for social media content. Instagrammable looks are a fashion focus when deciding what pieces to get. That’s not all, curating your style and outfit preplanning are also on your to do list. Having just the right outfits to feature on a stylish post against a backdrop in paradise is what picture perfect moments and viral aspirations are made of.
Wherever you’re headed for summer vacation this year, we’ve got some great inspiration for vacation outfits. Follow our tips for a no-fail suitcase full of resort fashion. Tiered maxi dresses are a must for beach vacations and they look great paired with statement earrings. The tropical fashion for this season consists of tropical prints, light, gauzy fabrics, and bright colors. This is the ideal time to use those kimonos, sarongs, and pareos over your outfits and swimwear. Don’t forget to accessorize with your straw hat and espadrilles all to inspire happy travels and long overdue relaxing holidays across the globe once again. See you there!