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Tory Burch spring/summer 2017 review

The New York-based designer unveiled a crowd-pleasing collection.

A look from Tory Burch's spring/summer 2017 collection

"East meets West" was the premise behind the Tory Burch spring/summer 2017 collection, but in the all-American world of the New York designer, "East" was in fact the realm of East Coast enclaves such as Martha's Vineyard while her conjured-up "West" echoed the laid-back vibe of California beach towns. Although Tory Burch signatures such as boho prints, heavy embellishments and patchwork prints came back in full force this season, the show had a relaxed ease to it, most evident in an outfit featuring a frilly printed blouse paired with men's Bermuda shorts. The comfort extended to the feet: white tennis sneakers adorned with delicate ruffles and suede fringed moccasins were true winners that will perform well on the retail floor. The designer took her bow in one of the boho maxi dresses in a fiery orange batik pattern from the collection but we can easily picture her, and her many stylish fans around the world, in one of the embroidered cardigans, eyelet dresses and navy pea coats that peppered the show and that embody the preppy aesthetic that's become synonymous with the brand.