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Best Nautical Fashion for Summer!

There's a reason why nautical-inspired fashion never seems to go out of style! Not only does it look great but the crisp contrast of navy and white stripes, bright reds and gold button detailing reminds us of summer, boats and the beach – what's not to like?


Blair Waldorf in a nautical dressLeighton Meester from Gossip Girl

If you want to channel the nautical look, you don't have to dress in head-to-toe stripes. It's all in the detailing! Besides, you want to look cute, not like the captain of a ship!


Here are our picks for the best nautical-inspired clothing and accessories for summer!


Hollister 'Shaw's Cove" Dress $40

nautical dressHollister "Shaw's Cove" dress $40

How adorable is this Hollister dress?! We love the tiered skirt, belted waist with bow and simple navy and white colour scheme. Add some gladiator sandals or plain white sneakers for a relaxed look.


Payless Eden Flats $12.99

red flat shoesPayless Eden flats $12.99

Everyone needs a pair of red ballet style flats in their closet. This pair from Payless would look great with somedark skinny jeans and a navy and white striped top. At this price, we can afford to get two pairs!


Urban Outfitters 'Lucca Couture' Sailor Shorts $48

navy blue sailor shortsUrban Outfitters "Lucca Couture" sailor shorts $48

Paired with just about anything from a blouse, tank or t-shirt, these adorable navy sailor shorts from Urban Outfitters will take you everywhere this summer.


Forever 21 Girl Tote $3.50

tote bagForever 21 Girl Tote $3.50

You can use this fabulous Forever 21 tote for just about anything! It's the perfect size to bring to the beach and will fit books, magazines, and sunscreen! We want those red sunnies on the front!


Forever 21 Dimpled Bangle Set $6.80

gold banglesForever 21 Dimpled Bangle Set $6.80

Don't be afraid to pile on the gold bangles, it goes perfectly with red and blue! We love the different sizes in this Forever 21 set of bangles.


Forever 21 Anchors Away Necklace

anchor necklaceForever 21 Anchors Away necklace $6.80

Nothing says nautical like this Forever 21 double anchor necklace – and in red and blue no less!


Forever 21 Seafarer Cardigan $15.80

striped cardiganForever 21 Seafarer cardigan $15.80

The wide navy stripes, the epaulette detailing on the shoulder, we're in love with this Forever21 cardigan.


Charlotte Russe Chain Front Ballet Flats $22.99

chain front ballet flatsCharlotte Russe Chain-front ballet flats $22.99

The gold detailing on the front of these Charlotte Russe flats are just enough to add a bit of sparkle to any outfit.


American Eagle Nautical Skirt $24.95

nautical skirtAmerican Eagle Nautical Skirt $24.95

This cuteskirt from American Eagle goes easily from school to beach to mall and back!


Wet Seal Striped Seamless Tube Top $6.50

striped tube topWet Seal Striped Seamless tube top $6.50

This red striped tube top from Wet Seal definitely makes a statement and is easily layered under cardigans or hoodies.


Old Navy Red Heart Sunglasses $6.50

red heart sunglassesOld Navy Red Heart sunglasses $6.50

These Old Navy sunglasses are adorable – both red and heart shaped, they tick all of our boxes!


Bluenotes Double Breasted Marine Hoodie $19.50

navy hoodieBluenotes Double Breated Marine hoodie $19.50

This cozy hoodie from Bluenotes is double breasted and reminds us of being on a boat or a sailor's peacoat!


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