Get your sea legs, darlings, because nautically inspired fashions are coming in waves! Think chic stripes, patriotic tones, rope detailing, and sailor silhouettes. Hint: Err on the side of glamour and ladylike elegance rather than cutesy kitsch.
Right: image courtesy Fellow Fashionista Mr. Style of Where the Lights End
Vivienne Westwood, via nymag.com. Other runway photos courtesy style.com except where noted.
Stella McCartney conch minidress
Versace shell suit
Sailboat bandeau bikini, at victoriassecret.com.
A look from Gucci.com – note how the classic navy blazer and white pants combo is given a cheeky twist with a rope belt.
J. Brand Shoreman Sailor Jean, at eLuxury.com.
Dear Creatures Vashti blouse, at 80spurple.com.
Stella McCartney sweater, at intermixonine.com.
Twinkle Backgammon tunic, at shopbop.com.
DSM Originals tee at doverstreetmarket.com.
Vivienne Westwood Anglomania scoop striped top; this and next 7 at net-a-porter.com.
See by Chloé bow appliqué top
Diane von Furstenberg scarf print dress
Thread Social wool bouclé sweater dress
See by Chloé sweater dress
TIBI bateau neck knit frock with pleated skirt
Stella McCartney sailboat print dress
Chloé striped sleeveless dress
Bottega Veneta, Chanel and YSL totes, featured on elle.com.
Balenciaga giant rope duffle at barneys.com.
Kate Spade Nagshead Kei clear PVC tote, at katespade.com.
Stella McCartney textured red tote, at net-a-porter.com.
Recycled Sail messenger bag, at etsy.com – such a cool concept!
Missoni striped belt, at net-a-porter.com.
Juicy Couture nautical heart charm, at eLuxury.com.
Striped lace detail bra, at forever21.com.
Stella McCartney platform sandal, at net-a-porter.com – CC loves!
Giuseppe Zanotti lacquer red cork platform pump, at chickdowntown.com.
Prada platform ankle wrap sandal; this and next pair at barneys.com.
Moschino Cheap & Chic sketched Maryjane pump
Forever 21 striped scarf
Last Look: Shell House in Isla Mujeres, Mexico, via pointclickhome.com.