Tracy Reese Transports Us To A 1970s Malibu Beach House

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Kick off your sandals, roll a joint and get hip to the beachy, retro vibe from the Tracy Reese show today.

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A floppy hat with a vest and pants is so very vintage Faye Dunaway.

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The fit and the feel: Incredibly laid-back.

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This is almost exactly how my mom dressed when I was a kid in the 70s. I have seen pictures.

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Tracy Reese — one of the few (or possibly only) black designers to show in the tents during fashion week — usually does prim, girly little party dresses. So these looser looks are somewhat of a departure.

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That said, kudos for creating ensembles that are casual without being sloppy.

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Sexy, but not aggressive.

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Is this intended to be an updated take on tie-dye?

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Tracy Reese enthusiasts have nothing to fear: There were pretty dresses!

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The darker shades were not quite as breezy and dreamy as the pale, soft hues.

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How gorgeous is this dress on that model? Perfection.

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Another winner. Take off the heels, slip on jeweled sandals, get married on the shore with the waves lapping at your feet.

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Fuck it, let's all move to Hawaii.

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Tracy Reese herself! The lady stands in front of "waves," waving.

[Images via Getty.]

DISCUSSION

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LetsFoldScarves

This has been the first Fashion Week post where I've looked at every picture and thought, I WANT.

I grew up by the beach and was born a few years after the 70s ended. Maybe that explains it?