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Trend Alert: Tropical Paradise

28th May 2016

Hello Summer! It’s the trend that keeps giving and giving – palm and tropical prints galore again this spring-summer. Palm tree prints have been a part of interior design for decades and experienced huge popularity in  the 1940s with oversized banana and palm prints which are just as modern today. With the increasing demand for palm prints in  the home as well as the forthcoming Rio Olympics, we have seen the trend re-imagined and influencing clothing and fashion accessories. This time round, rather than palm & tropical prints for the home, this is how to add a tropical splash this summer with exotic birds and flowers and palm prints on kids’ fashion and women’s fashion. Here are a few of my favourites.

Kids – Tropical Trend

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Main Picture: Molo

  1. Tropical print skirt at Tu Clothing £7.50
  2. Molo tropical sunglasses at Alex & Alexa £15
  3. Polly the Parrott cushion at CMYK Living £22
  4. Floral swimsuit at Pepa & Co. £34
  5. Globe bantam graphic tropical skateboard at Smallable £85
  6. Scotch & Soda shorts at Smallable £28
  7. Love Made Love Dress at Alex & Alexa £139


Women’s – Palm Prints

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  1. Palm Print cross body handbag at Pia £60
  2. Palmeral Meynell high waist bikini at House of Hackney £185
  3. Palm print heels at Jimmy Choo £525
  4. Palm print jumpsuit at Top Shop £39
  5. Palm ditsy necklace at Top Shop £5
  6. Palm Print skirt at Wallis £27

Et voila – there you have my tropical and palm print homework hotlist.  Bring on the Rio Olympics!


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