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Resort collections always brings to mind exotic locales we'd love to visit where we can, of course, wear expensive resort clothes. But while our vacation dreams sadly remain just that for now, Twelfth Street by Cynthia Vincent's resort '12 lookbook make us think of a seasoned world-traveler who bartered for these billowy clothes in open-air markets across the sea. Bold colors and ethnic prints permeate a wide range of pieces, from maxi-dresses to harem pants, which are balanced by neutrals and simple sandals. The NYC designer's clothes are intricate enough to function without accessories, but we love the addition of chunky, boho-chic jewelry (especially all those gorgeous stacked bangles) that make the outfits over-the-top while still looking casual and effortless. If you're ready for some daydreaming, click through to check out these globally inspired goodies, but be warned—you might find yourself needing some tickets from JFK to Morocco, asap.
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