Traditionally the pineapple has been known as a sign of hospitality. This welcome gift in the tropics was a luxury and a delicacy which was in turn a symbol of prestige due its rarity. Party hostesses used the pineapple as a decorative centre piece as a form of status. Today, the pineapple remains a sign of hospitality and has also been a huge mini trend in print this season. Although the pineapple has evolved from prestige to a mere reminder of summer, this microtrend will have you dashingly west coast.