Cruise or resort collections, also known as ‘croisière’, are inter-seasonal or pre-seasonal Ready-to-wear garments that fashion houses present in addition to their usual spring/summer, autumn/winter yearly lines.

Initially designed for a niche market of wealthy jet setters, who went on cruises to exotic destinations (North-Americans to the Caribbean) or vacationed on the warm Mediterranean coasts (Europeans to Italy, Spain, the south of France, etc…) during the w...

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