Posts tagged "nautical"

Jessica’s Style Challenge: Get Me The Nautical Look For $300 Or Less

Fun fact: As feminine as our Jessica typically dresses, she also enjoys a bit of a more masculine edge. Jess loves nautical style, specifically with a Jean Seberg kind of Fraaaanch twist and is looking to add some pieces to her wardrobe that will reflect that. But here’s the kicker: She doesn’t want to spend…

Julie Gerstein / May 23, 2013

Pinch This Lobster Scarf

Whether you’re headed to Red Lobster or the Bush compound in Kennebunkport, you should dress the part. And what better way to declare your love for crustaceans than wearing them? And no, I’m not talking about Philip Treacy lobster hat: I mean this cotton scarf featuring navy blue stripes and a lobster print! It look…

Jessica Wakeman / March 18, 2013

Love ‘Em Or Leave ‘Em: Boat Shoes?

When I started seeing boat shoes in stores and fashion editorials I thought they were awesome — comfortable, versatile, with a laid back preppy vibe — but I quickly found out that not everyone shared the sentiment. My boyfriend, for example, who, upon seeing a photo, said, “I guess if you really like them, I…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 26, 2011

Style Stealer: Yikes Stripes!

Before you say, but Julie, I don’t WANT to steal this 1970’s model’s look: I know. It’s bright, it’s stripe-y, it’s slightly jarring to the corneas. But! There is something kind of cool and laidback and I-spend-my-summers-in-Mallorca about it, too. I’ve decided to update the look for the 2010s by toning down the color palette…

Julie Gerstein / May 22, 2011

Nice ‘N Nautical Earrings

Fashion falsity #1,434: Nautical goods are for the spring and summer. So very untrue. Sure, they evoke the festive spirit of the warmer months, but we always find that a cute sailor-ly touch here and there can spruce up any old outfit. Try, for example, these simple anchor post earrings from Urban. Pop these o…

Leonora Epstein / December 20, 2010

Awesome Affordable Etsy Find: Anchors Aweigh!

Each year, for all eternity, fashion magazines proclaim, “The nautical trend is back in a big way!” Models pose in navy blue stripes and sailor hats and Top-Siders under clever headlines like “Anchors Aweigh!” (Sorry I had to.) This endless trend cycle can get a bit tiring, but the bright side? This adorable little anchor…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 12, 2010

The Golden Days Of Summer

We love laying on the deck of a sailing boat on a hot summer day, but what we love even more is all the gold, nautical-themed accessories that are inspired by it. Go ahead and tie yourself up in (golden) knots.

Deborah Findling / August 4, 2009

Get Your Stripe On, Go Nautical!

The nautical look isn’t exactly new, but while trends are all well and good, there’s a reason some things are always in style. Fresh and smart, the navy-and-white-stripe combo exudes effortless chic. A summer staple, here are some picks to add to your wardrobe …

Lily Q / May 10, 2009

Crave: The Post-Beach Cover-Up

A trip to the beach this weekend left me with some pretty nasty sunburns. Yes, I applied sunscreen. SPF 30, in fact. Apparently that wasn’t enough, and now I need to figure out what I can wear that won’t inflict more pain (and will distract my coworkers, who keep coming over to gawk at my…

Catherine Strawn / June 9, 2008