cruise collection means: The two major ready-to wear seasons are SpringSummer/AutumnWinter. Cruise collections, also known as resort and holiday collections, debut between them. They were originally designed for the jet-set and cater to clients who need a mid-season wardrobe to travel to different climates. They have become a popular choice for many big-name brands who see them as a way to bring a new, essential mid-season line into the market. (in Fashion Dictionary)