Now Trending: Safari-Chic Staples

These classics get a slick, urban update

Words and Styling by ALISON EDMOND


If we can’t all fly off to far-flung locations in the wilderness right now, we can still dream by bringing a chic and timeless travel style to our city lives. Safari-inspired silhouettes have been a great investment since Yves Saint Laurent first created his one-off iconic jacket in 1967. This mood returns again and again, season after season, so you’ll never regret these looks as a long-term buy. This spring, look out for the pieces best reimagined for urban living, from canvas jumpsuits with cargo pockets at Sandro, to leaf green leather shift dresses at Kate Spade, and luxe hoodies in shades of sand at Ferragamo.


MAX MARA jumpsuit, $1,490, and boots, $1,075, and CESTA COLLECTIVE bag, $450. Stylist’s own earrings, seen throughout.



KATE SPADE New York dress, $1,298, and bag, $175, and JIMMY CHOO sandals, $795. Stylist’s own sunglasses, seen throughout.



BRUNELLO CUCINELLI blazer, $7,945, sweater, $3,450, and shorts, $2,845.



BOSS dress, $995, and GANNI bag, $620.



SALVATORE FERRAGAMO jacket, $1,650, and pants, $2,700, and FURLA sandals, $348.


Model: MAYA TOURE at Photogenics
Hair: PETE LAMDEN from Chris McMillan Salon using Hair Rituel by Sisley Paris
Makeup: CHRISTIAN McCULLOCH at Lowe & Co.


Feature image: SANDRO tops, $115 each, and jumpsuit, $520.


This story originally appeared in the March 2020 issue of C Magazine.

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