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Tory Burch's S/S'19 Collection Is A Charming Ode To The Art Of Travel

Travelling abroad these days has become a far more affordable luxury, and a lot of folks are travelling for the sake of populating their social media content. Now, there’s nothing inherently wrong with that but it can feel somewhat… lacking in the sense of adventure that travelling in earlier times used to conjure.

On a recent trip to Shanghai where we visited Tory Burch‘s flagship at Jing An Kerry Centre (their largest store in the world), we discovered the brand’s S/S’19 collection up close — and the story behind it is a rather romantic one.

It was conceived as a love letter to Burch’s parents, Buddy and Reva Robinson, who were avid travellers who would sail around the Mediterranean and Caribbean islands every summer on a steamer ship.

Inspired by her parents’ exotic trips (Burch herself has a vacation home on the island of Antigua), the designer translated that into her S/S’19 collection, and it’s admittedly a very picture-perfect shot of that elegant yet relaxed old-school manner of travel; no overtly trendy, made-for-the-‘gram pieces here, thank you very much.

Above, we take you through the pieces that’ll be ideal for your own travels.

For those currently in Shanghai or planning to visit soon, Tory Burch also has a a pop-up store (from now till Mar 17) within Jing An Kerry Centre that showcases the collection in an idyllic environment meant to simulate the Caribbean island of Antigua. It also features several interactive elements such as VR games, in which one may stand a chance to win goodies at the brand’s flagship store.