Magazine article Ebony

Vacation Gear

Magazine article Ebony

Vacation Gear

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AS the weather warms up, the minds and hearts of many fashionable women wander to thoughts of sunswept beaches, luxurious resorts, and sumptuous meals on the ocean. Yes, summer vacation is beginning to dominate the thoughts of many, and with that comes the question of what to wear. Well, designers across the fashion world offer a wealth of options for those who take their vacation wardrobes seriously and those who just want to have fun and fun clothes as well. On the runways across Europe, snappy swimsuits were accompanied by dazzling cover-ups that ranged from beaded wear, silky sheer shirts, tiny wrap skirts and sarongs. For those fun and tasty meals that cap off many a vacation day of lounging, Missoni offers lightweight and colorful knit ensembles, while other designers offered more dazzling fare, such as Laura Biagiotti who showed a snazzy white cut-out skirt with assymetrical hemine worn with a tailored belted jacket. For the young and fun at heart, Agatha Ruiz de La Prada offered a colorful shoulderless jumpsuit worn with an oversized straw hat, and Iceberg showed fanciful, colorful outfits that make a bold statement. So whether you spend your vacation styling and profiling, or simply lying on the beach, here are some designs to fit your mood and style.

Green continues to be a popular color this season, as quite evident in Dirk Bikkenberg's ensemble of cropped green cardigan worn over dropped-waist slacks in gradation of green hues to white. Note zip-details below waste. Accessosrized with limegreen bag that is piped in white.

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Shimmering off-white short jacket has sheer metallic gold ribbon-belt threaded through metal grommets and tied in bow. By Guerriero. Worn over grass-like skirt with beaded dropped waist.

Center: Fisico embellishes his striking blue and brown striped bikini with aqua and brown beads that connects the top to the bottom. …

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