Nautical Style Inspiration…

 

Today I’m wearing a billowy top from ASOS White, skinny Citizens of Humanity high rise cropped flair jeans, red Primark wedge shoes, and my buy of the day, a versatile and durable Next clutch, which takes its inspiration from JW Anderson.

 

When styling my three lovely ladies this morning I focused on how stripes can be flattering, fun, and fresh for summer.

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Paula, First Look

Balancing a color-blocked navy Finery top with classic Zara trousers in the same color worked to elongate Paula’s legs, a pair of fashion forward, chunky-heeled white Next shoes tied the look together, and a Next bag in just the right shade of red added a pop of color.

Sycamore Stripe Tie Knit With Cut Out Neck from Finery

Navy Zara Trousers

Next Bag

Chunky heel no longer available, these are similar Next Shoes

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Daphne, Second Look

Many petite woman wonder, “can I wear a culotte, I’m only…?” Daphne’s answer for her 5′ 2” frame is a resounding yes – this Mango nautical jumper with delicate sleeve details tucks into flattering high-waisted, wide-legged red M&S trousers (with a fab white button detail), and a feminine gingham heel from TopShop reminds that patterns (stripes and gingham) can coexist with the right strong color between them (in this case, red).

Mango Top

M&S Necklace

M&S Button Detail Wide Leg Cropped Trouser

Topshop Madrid Gingham Cross-Strop Platform Shoes   

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Mary, Third Look 

Figure-flattering jumpsuits are great for summer, so easy yet sophisticated, and this blue Monsoon stunner is no exception. Teamed with a short white cape jacket from Zara (pictured in black above) for breathability, and timelessly cool embellished leather white trainers from Dune (pictured in black above), its full speed ahead.

Monsoon Jumpsuit

H&M Earrings

Zara Short Crepe Cape Jacket

Dune Leather White Trainer with Embellishment

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See you seaside ladies!

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