Bermuda, the Perfect Backdrop for Spring Style

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Bermuda, the Perfect Backdrop for Spring Style
The fashion scene in Bermuda has evolved from its famous shorts, inspiring local designers and attracting attention far beyond its pink sands. Bergdorf Goodman recently took to the island’s beaches and cobblestone streets to photograph this spring’s casually elegant styles. Here are eight places from the shoot that you should add to your next Bermuda trip.
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Sofia Sanchez and Mauro Mongiello
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    Tom Moore’s Jungle
    Secluded beaches, mangroves, hiking trails, and natural swimming grottos like the Blue Hole lure visitors and locals to this 12-acre reserve—preferably with a packed picnic. Featured designer: Joie. Click here to see more highlights from the Bergdorf Goodman Spring Collections
    Sofia Sanchez and Mauro Mongiello
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    Warwick Long Bay
    In Bermuda, embracing local traditions includes getting to know Gombey troupes, whose music and dance reflect the island’s multicultural roots. Featured designer: Jonathan Simkhai.
    Sofia Sanchez and Mauro Mongiello
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    St. George
    Historic charm is everywhere you turn in the town of St. George, Bermuda’s first permanent English settlement, with the 17th-century landmarks and quaint street names like Petticoat Lane to prove it. Featured designer: Ami Alexandre Mattiussi.
    Neil Gavin
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    The Perfumery
    Freesias. Cedarwood. Ocean spray. These are a few of the island’s intoxicating scents that perfumer Isabelle Ramsay-Brackstone bottles for Lili Bermuda (est. 1928). Featured designer: Brunello Cucinelli.
    Sofia Sanchez and Mauro Mongiello
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    Bailey’s Bay Ice Cream Parlour
    This Bermuda institution serves up creative homemade flavors like rum raisin and dark ‘n’ stormy, and it’s close to the airport, so you don’t need to wait long for a scoop. You may be tempted to come back for more when exploring nearby Crystal Caves—or whenever the craving strikes. Coordinated outfit optional! Featured designer: Dolce & Gabbana.
    Sofia Sanchez and Mauro Mongiello
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    Palm Grove Gardens
    A map of Bermuda is the whimsical centerpiece of the lily pond at Palm Grove, 18 acres of landscaped gardens complete with moongates, resident parrots, coconut trees and, naturally, palms. Orient yourself with a stroll here, then set out to explore the island IRL. Featured designer: Rag & Bone.
    Sofia Sanchez and Mauro Mongiello
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    Rosewood Tucker’s Point Beach Club
    Bermuda’s largest private beach—with two freshwater swimming pools to boot—is the kind of dreamy backdrop that inspires striking a pose. Featured designer: Attico.
    Sofia Sanchez and Mauro Mongiello
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    The Unfinished Church
    Sunlight streams through one of the most eye-catching landmarks in St. George: the skeleton of a Protestant church, begun in 1800 and derailed by lack of funding and a damaging storm. Featured designer: A.L.C. Click here to see more highlights from the Bergdorf Goodman Spring Collections
    Sofia Sanchez and Mauro Mongiello