All. Print. Everything. :: Island Getaway Style

Wednesday, April 20, 2016


Kate Middleton's royal visit to India and Bhutan got me thinking about how a good print can really elevate your vacation style. Whether you're jetting off to a beach or walking the cobblestone streets, a bold geometric or a bright floral can really up your style game. Keep reading to see what gorgeous print-rich pieces I've rounded up for your next fabuluxe getaway...

Photo of blue and white palm print maxi dress

9 AM :: French Connection Maxi Shirt Dress in Lala Palm 
This midi length palm print dress is in a lightweight rayon... perfect for zipping around the world in your private jet (or getting through economy). The shades of navy are more flattering than plain black and the drawstring waist will mask any sign of a baby bump or that inevitable bloat belly you seem to get after a plane meal. Layer with a tank for warmth and pair with Stan Smiths for comfort.

Photo of blue and yellow leaf print dress

11 AM :: House of Holland Printed Shirt Dress
Bright and short... the perfect combo for lounging by the pool with a glass of bubbly in hand. This beauty is baby soft and has a popper placket meaning you can slip it off with ease to show off that crochet bikini. A bottle of SPF 30+ and the latest gossip rags will round out the look.

Photo of halter neck dress in african tribal print

1 PM :: ASOS Africa x Chichia Halter Midi Dress in Tile
Your arms and shoulders deserve to be on display after all those barre classes you’ve been doing. Wear this tribal inspired piece to lunch with your girl squad or while enjoying some early afternoon drinks in your cabana by the pool. Add some strappy sandals for extra style points.

Photo of knee length dress in black white leaf print and colorful animal faces

3 PM :: ASOS Africa x Chichia Kimono in Animal Face
A shorter number for a bit of sightseeing around the island. The loose wrap design will keep you cool in the heat but don’t forget to throw on a floppy hat to protect your strands from harmful UV rays. Some bold flats will keep your feet happy and healthy.

Photo of midi length black white check plaid dress with large pockets

7 PM :: Saloni Natalie Criss-Cross Shirtdress
Be the leading lady of any dinner party whether it's on land or sea, add some gloves and a pair of sky high wedges to turn up the drama. As an added bonus, this beauty will make an effortless transition to your corner office... just throw on a pair of Loubs and a sharp blazer. 

Photo of black white graphic print dress with yellow shirt underneath

11 PM :: Jil Sander Printed Dress in Fleece Wool
Once the sun sets and the temperatures drop pull on something a little warmer... this light wool piece in printed black and cream will do the trick. Pair with a bright silk shirt and some "naked" heels once you're back in the office for full-on CEO chic.

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