Hot Summer Fashion Trend: Nautical Fashion Trend
Hottest Summer Trend
Nautical fashion will be one of the hottest trends for this summer! Nautical trends looks crisp, clean, classy and elegant. It's tres difficult to go wrong with this one! The classic, clean lines look fabulous on many silhouettes and is a great look for warm weather anywhere.
Although the nautical trend has been around in the past, this year is a bit different. Think exclusive cruise or yacht club more so than the Navy. Learn how to integrate some of the bold or subtle pieces into your wardrobe this summer.
Nautical Fashion Trend: Think Stipes
Stripes are very often feared and sometimes a bit tricky to pull off. So it makes sense that most fashion experts generally tell their clients to 'stay away'! While stripes can look tacky, outdated and can even make a woman look larger, when done properly, stripes can look absolutely fantastic.
Horizontal stripes can be a bit tricky, so for wider gals, go for a vertical stripe. I'm loving the classic navy blue and crisp white stripes and even the super bold red ones! If choosing to wear horizontal stripes, go for a narrow to medium thickness stripe. Too thick of stripes will not only make you look thicker, but super out-dated. Also keep in mind your own body frame. If you're petite (like me), go with a thinner stripe. Lastly, don't go stripes crazy. If there are stripes on your shirt, do not do a striped pant, jacket and shoes!
Anchors and Sailor Pants
For nautical outfits this season, you will see anchors and sailor pants everywhere. Sailor pants are universally flattering and completely elongate the legs! The little buttons are adorable without being too costume-y. (Assuming one doesn't add on too many 'theme' accessories) Anchors will also be prevalent this summer. They're a cute but glamorous touch to add onto any nautical outfit. Just be sure not to overload on the cutesy patterns as that will over-do the classic look you're going for.
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Shoes: Any shoes with a nautical touch is an absolute obsession of mine. The beautiful blue, cream, gold and red colors with the great structural touch makes these shoes to die for! Try some flats, espadrilles, wedges or heels!
Bag: A good, simple way to add a nautical element to an outfit without going overboard is to keep the rest of the outfit simple. If the bag has a lot of pizzazz and dazzle then keep the outfit more muted. You can still have a nautical outfit, just try to keep the patterns somewhat toned down.
Jewelry: Most types of anchor or sailor jewelry are adorable. Think bracelets, necklaces, earrings! Go as over-the-top you'd like here as I'm a huge fan of jewelry. You can also reach for many different colors, as bold as you'd like.