Cynthia Rowley’s latest collection was a strong balance of surfer cool and girly girl aesthetic by mixing ready-to-wear with updated swim styles. “It’s kind of all about the idea of escapism, but not really running away from home, more about mastering the art of the long weekend getaway…

The designer has just gotten back from a tiny beach town in Portugal where she surfed and hung out on tourist-free beaches for three short days. She says that taking a long trip stresses her out, and she doesn’t like to lug a big, heavy suitcase around. These travel preferences were what sparked Rowley’s new Resort collection, which is filled with easy, packable pieces and plenty of covetable swimwear.

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