March 17, 2010

Fashion Ahoy!

I’m loving all the nautical clothes that are around at the moment –sailor chic is so hot right now! The look basically consists of stripes, the colours red, blue, white & tan, plus a jolly sailor attitude! Set the mainsail! Hiya hiya!

*cough cough*

Anyway, back to land L...below are some great examples of nauticalness and I bet Poseidon would agree with me on this! I love the Motel Patriot Cardi - with the red, white and blue, you can see why the Americans named it like this. Plus, you’d be pretty patriotic of your boat while wearing this baby (if your boat was a country that is)! The District 9 pants by Sass & Bide are so sci fi and out there, while still being nautical! Clever! And these Melissa shoes! SO COOL! These are the ones designed by Vivienne Westwood, so pretty & girly! Karen Walker’s ‘The Village’ range has a big nautical theme and it was hard not to include all of her clothes in this! I love these Alice Boat Shoes and socks, they add a certain preppyness to the nautical look, which I really enjoy.

I’ve also sneaked in some things I’m crushing on at the moment – blazers (how hot is this ASOS number?), red lippy (oh NARS, I love you), cute handbags (adore) and silk scarves (they work with everything)!

Image Source (clockwise port – starboard): Max Classic Stripe Tunic – http://www.maxshop.com/, Karen Walker Navy Alice Boat Shoe – http://www.maximillia.com/, Skinny Multi Scarf, Coco Stripe Tee & Military Tulip Skirt – http://www.sportsgirl.com.au/, ASOS Premium Silk Slouch Blazer – http://www.asos.com/, Vivienne Westwood Lady Dragon Love Heart Heels – http://www.melissaaustralia.com.au/, ASOS Dark Metal Tab Across-Body Bag – http://www.asos.com/, Pop Art Stud – http://www.sportsgirl.com.au/, District 9 Pants – http://www.sassandbide.com/, Karen Walker Striped Socks – http://www.maximillia.com/, Motel Patriot Cardi – http://www.shopnastygal.com/, OPI Tropical Punch – http://www.opi.com/, Chunky Knit Hooded Cardi – http://www.witchery.com.au/, NARS Jungle Red Lipstick – http://www.meccacosmetica.com.au/.

Enjoy the nautical trend my fellow sailors, it’s so fun to pull off! Be careful with the stripes though, some can have an unflattering effect. Not ideal.

Have a fabulous day!

xxx L

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