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Fashion's Plantlife Epidemic

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Forget bucket bags and gladiator sandals; the hottest accessory of the summer is a plant. That's the takeaway from the utter invasion of greenery infiltrating fashion lookbooks of late. The formula: A model, a blank wall, and the hint of a palm tree or a banana leaf or a household fern. Find documentation of the "tropical but inside" movement in the images above, from Zara, J.Crew, Club Monaco, and so, so many more.