Monday, June 25, 2018

Retro Prints Rule

Mad for plaid, prepped Madras and Hawaiian inspired prints-never look dated...in a bad way. Trendster understatements-practical tops for summer-go the distance -fashion wise-and are  practical too ...for life on the go where outdoor days -city nights require functional style.

L.L.Bean has plenty of apparel options flouting Madras classic patterns like this L/S Women's Classic Madras Shirt- $59 -in Misses and Petite sizes too.Machine wash+dry-made from 100% cotton India Madras-the roll sleeves have button tabs -handy for hot days.Two button pockets...plus back pleats+rounded hem-gives it a flattering feminine un-tucked look. There's a Signature L/S men's version-less the roll sleeve tabs and with a spread collar $69. 
Matchy matchy-Madras Tote $69-durable cotton canvas body+100% sourced from  India cotton -plus internal hanging zipped pocket-roomy 35L size.
L.L.Bean-women's Vacationland pullover-anorak-$59.99...contrast lining/stitching,  side draw cord +kangaroo pocket w/ security+button...love this slightly fitted jacket/top that hits right at hip bones
L.L.Bean Signature hooded Madras shirt $89-made of 100% India madras cotton. Men's-slim fit, chambray lined w/ 2  front flap pockets and side seamed ones too. Available in medium and large-a popular item. 

MK.s wildflower print Men's Chee Pono S/S-has the roomy relaxed fit of the iconic Hawaiian shirt-but not sloppy (imo)--for some go anywhere Rocky Mountain  flair and attitude (apparently Chee Pono aka 'hell yeah' = Hawaiian language expression). Nice. $64.95 With a split hem, side seam, MK's signature back yoke,  and oversized left front pocket. 75% cotton/25%Viscose blend...ez care and soft skin feel.