Sometimes, the destination matters as much as the journey. When designers head to exotic locales to mine for ideas for their moodboards, the result can be vibrant and creative outings that are big on details and inspiration. Take Tomas Maier, whose leather bags at Bottega Veneta borrow heavily from the traditional marquetry craft of the northern Italian town of Rolo. The result is a range of handbags with patchwork details of exotic skins that pay homage to the handiwork of the city’s artisans. Over the next few pages, Imran Jalal highlights what happens when fashion meets travel for Spring/Summer ’16.