and electric color, though, which is fine if you are used to hot climes this time of year, or have what is known as a Print Personality. Those Knowles sisters, for example: my, do they know how to work a non-solid. But what if you are the sort of person who would wear head-to-toe black to a luau, if caught in the wrong kind of mood? And has the pictures to prove it?
Where to start. Maybe with Etro, the go-to label for an elaborate, winter-be-damned print. Then there is Kenzo, which has done itself proud this season with those palm-frond prints – one hand-drawn (as opposed to the ubiquitous digital); one graphically, flatteringly, in black and white.
The palm frond; the giant unfurling fern (courtesy of Gucci); the sunset (courtesy of Prada – pass me a Malibu cocktail, will you?): these are some of the big motifs of the season. Even if the sun doesn't put its hat on once for the next six months wherever you are, it might be good to sport a bit