Trendwatch | Five Nods to Nautical

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KELLY-WEARSTLER_MY-VIBE-MY-LIFE_STRIPE-6It'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 // ROPE ACCENTS

1 sandal diyGet this look with a simple sandal DIY

4 rope braceletGracie's sweet bracelet is now available at Bauble Bar!

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

2 // CLASSIC STRIPES

5 stripes sequinsMiss Stripes herself! (Perfect chunky silver heels...)

6 stripes 2Mix + Match

striped sweaterMe in a striped sweater & white skort

scarf and stripesSassy in a scarf

3 // SLOUCHY KHAKI

sand colored pantsSand colored pants with a cozy sweater.

brown beltLove these with a men's brown belt.

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

4 // WHITE SUNNIES

all whiteAmanda in all-white.

IMG_66171.jpg_effected1-680x1020Always-sassy Frassy.

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

5 // STRAW

straw clutchClamshell clutch from last Spring on S&P.

8 hatA simple fedora for the win.

MarysoltoteKat 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!

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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!