The Sportmax design team made quick work of an African aesthetic for resort, appropriating just enough from the motherland (tribal prints, raw seam details, marled striped knits) to infuse the collection’s otherwise smart, citified daywear with earthiness. The main point of reference: Seydou Keïta’s photos of Fifties and Sixties Mali — specifically, men in pin-striped suits pictured with women in traditional, tribal-checked and -striped dresses — with the looks modernized, as in a loose, striped zip-up jumpsuit cut with plenty of breathing room. Other standouts included a great indigo trench with a raw texture, hourglass shaped jackets and an easy, dotty tribal print dress.

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