Summer may not officially be here yet, but with the rising temps and festival season in full swing, it’s time to heat things up. If you’re dreaming of a tropical vacay but just can’t seem to find the time to get away, stamp your fashion passport and swap out last season’s looks with island-inspired prints, feathered accessories and bold hues for summer.
Check out this exclusive editorial for ESSENCE’s June Issue photographed by Takahiro Ogawa, then shop our favorite tropical fashion and accessories buys across a variety of price points. From leopard-printed Louboutins to silk shorts by Guess, these essentials will turn heads whether you’re lounging poolside or kicking it at a day party.
Stamp your fashion passport and swap out last season’s looks with island-inspired prints, feathered accessories and bold hues for summer.
Shop more tropical picks below, then check out our exclusive shoot with Amanda Seales in Grenada for more island-inspired fashion looks.
Photography: Takahiro Ogawa
Styling: Avon Dorsey
Makeup: Jaleesa Jaikaran using MAC Cosmetics/ Management Artists
Hair: Stephen Hudson/ kenbarboza.com
Nails: Sunshine Outing
Prop Stylist: Christopher Stone/ Halley Resources