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The Lush Life

Next stop, the islands. Vacation-worthy patterns and brights perfect for a tropical getaway had quite a presence on the spring runways. Here, a look from Salvatore Ferragamo.

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NEW YORK — The tropical is now topical. Designers ventured into the rain forest for spring, coming up with wildly stylish numbers like Diane von Furstenberg’s cotton voile dress, shown here.

Next stop, the islands. Vacation-worthy patterns and brights perfect for a tropical getaway had quite a presence on the spring runways.

This story first appeared in the October 29, 2007 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.

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