Trendwatch | Five Nods to Nautical

August 9, 2014

It’s easy to associate seaside-stripes with the summer season, but today I’ve got a whole boatful of ways (five, to be exact!) that you can work the nautical trend into your everyday look…

Keep reading for the full rundown, but be forewarned – We went a little overboard on the sunny puns. ;)


1 sandal diy Get this look with a simple sandal DIY

4 rope bracelet Gracie’s sweet bracelet is now available at Bauble Bar!

rope belt Um, easiest DIY ever? This belt would take you two seconds to tie!


5 stripes sequins Miss Stripes herself! (Perfect chunky silver heels…)

6 stripes 2 Mix + Match

striped sweater Me in a striped sweater & white skort

scarf and stripes Sassy in a scarf


sand colored pants Sand colored pants with a cozy sweater.

brown belt Love these with a men’s brown belt.

chinos and heels Bee shows us how to make this pair look smashing with black heels.


all white Amanda in all-white.

IMG_66171.jpg_effected1-680x1020 Always-sassy Frassy.

toast-spring-2011-11 Bright white + a pretty window-pane pattern from Toast

5 // STRAW

straw clutch Clamshell clutch from last Spring on S&P.

8 hat A simple fedora for the win.

Marysoltote Kat takes it with a flirty frock and fun tote

For those who are ready to REALLY dive right in, you can simply shop from the selection of sea-worthy pieces right here!

trend watch - shore thing - final

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Whether you’d rather dip your toe in the water OR plan on embracing the look (full speed ahead) – Feel free to share your favorite pick in the comments below… Something tells me the stripes have it, but I’d love to be surprised!

Hop on the list for love notes from the bottom of my very full heart!

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1 Comment

  • Reply Alexandra August 11, 2014 at 8:50 am

    Love the rope accents! Of course one can’t ever turn away from nautical stripes and gold accents! Great picks!

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