It wouldn’t be sartorial summer if we didn’t talk sailor chic. No wonder…this endless source of nautical fashion inspiration is elegant, classic and looks great on everyone. This season we are widening the range of seafarer vernacular and with the help of some subtle hints and summer blues have arrived at an unexpected assemblage of pieces that pass the challenge swimmingly. To our great fortune these items are widely available at Aventura Mall, the best shopping mall in South Florida. Feel free to mix and match for your own interpretation of this mariner style.
Rock the boat with flowy, wind catching options that bridge swimwear and casual effortlessly.
Jackie Strapless Jumpsuit available at Anthropology
Striped Angel Wing Romper at BCBG Max Azaria
Wrap Jumpsuit at TED BAKER LONDON
From aquamarine to cerulean, teal is a great and unique option to add to your seafaring living. Here are some ideas how to do so.
Will Wait For You Midi Dress by Free People at Nordstrom
Tidal III Swimsuit by CHROMAT at Bloomingdale’s
Le Vernis Longwear Color at Chanel
Every yachtswomen knows the aboard footwear policy. While you can’t be wearing shoes on the boat, you can step into the nautical vibes in a cinch. From bold to muted, here are some options worth investing in.
YSL Logo Espadrille by Saint Laurent at Nordstrom
Poppy Logo Espadrille Flat at Tory Burch
Beige canvas espadrilles at Fendi
For vanity or protection straw hats are as stylish as they are utilitarian. And sexy too! Paired with a suit or with any other sea craft-worthy ensemble, it’s the ultimate in up sale strategy.
Sancho Sun Hat by Ale by Alessandra at Bloomingdale’s
Papier wide brim hat Gucci
Hat Attack Gigi Sunhat at Club Monaco
Though some would opt for a convenient and large tote, nautical enthusiasts may opt for infinitely more stylish option. Bucket bags have had their moment but play on their nautical nature with the help of a wind catching scarf wrapped around ever so causally.
Girolata at Louis Vuitton
Essential Drawstring tote at MCM
Foster Bucket Bag at Burberry
Solid stripes are one of those patterns that behave almost like a neutral, and as such they were plentiful in the spring 2019 print trends. Not to mention stripes go with sailing like peanut butter and jelly.
Onia Ginny One-Piece at Club Monaco
Lace Up Plunge by Robin Piccone available at Everything But the Water
Elle bikini by Solid & Striped available at Nordstrom.