Calypso St. Barth, the brand that brought sheer, beachy tunics to the pastey women of Manhattan is about to go national. Today the Calypso for Target line debuts and, based on the photos I’ve seen, I’m a little disappointed. I’m a fan of the boutique for its pastel, ethnic tops and white AG jeans. It’s a well-edited vacationwear that makes you want to hop on a plane to St. Barths, and the home shop is lovely, too.
The Target line tops out at $79, which might buy you a t-shirt or half a tunic at a Calypso boutique so that could be part of the reason the Target line is less than exciting. But these dresses look cheap and I don’t see even one cute tunic top. I’ll have to take a look in person to see if anything surprises me. Here are some preview photos after the jump. What do you think? Continue reading