Over the years, resort collections have become more and more important to consumers, as they stay on retailers shelves the longest. Here, a breakdown of the top trends for Resort 2017. Collage by Biel Parklee.
Sporty jackets, such as these, at left, ruled the Resort 2017 runways--and the presentations.
From left: DKNY, ALC, Givenchy, Louis Vuitton and Prada Resort 2016.
Lace, always a go-to textile, felt fresh when paired with additional textures.
From left: Carven, Altuzarra, Giambattista Valli, Adam Lippes, and Gucci Resort 2017.
Graphic black-and-white polka dots pack an extra punch--that's anything but prim.
From left: Calvin Klein Collection, Monse, Carolina Herrera, Gucci, and Michael Kors Resort 2017.
There's never been a better time to play with proportion than today. From oversized sleeves to extreme flared jeans, these are the most balanced, yet out-of-whack, looks of the season.
From left: Adam Lippes, Monse, Adeam, Ellery, and Marc Jacobs Resort 2017.
In the past, florals have been big, bright, and garish. No more. For resort 2017, designers embraced more subtle prints.
From left: Giambattista Valli, Calvin Klein Collection, Dior, Gucci, and Louis Vuitton Resort 2017.
Horizontal or vertical--it doesn't matter what angle the stripes are. All that matters is that you wear them head to toe.
From left: Rosetta Getty, Emilio Pucci, Carolina Herrera, Nina Ricci, Bottega Veneta Resort 2017.