Summer Safari

Sahara breeze. Vast landscape. Exotic animals. This is the land of Africa.

Ralph Lauren's Spring 2009 collection would be perfect for an African safari with his color palette of khaki, olive, brown and shimmering gold.

Poiret inspired harem pants add glamour. Poiret's designs debuted in the early 1900s.

The English Patient with Ralph Fiennes and photos from Vogue, 2007, with Keira Knightley.

Meryl Streep inspires from the classic Out of Africa.

Turbans were popular during the Art Deco period and with starlets like Greta Garbo.

Poiret design.

The safari becomes luxuriously chic with the Poiret inspired turbans and use of gold.

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