Fab Friday: Get on board with the Nautical Trend

Friday, 3 June 2011
I'm pretty glad that the nautical trend is here to stay. This season, I'd like to take a fresher approach to it by using different colours or even textures. My wardrobe is mostly full of stripy tops in black/white or blue/white. There is a huge selection on the high-street I couldn't feature all of them, but here are just a few I picked out.
50's Style Summer Dress; Topshop £3
The 50's dress has made a comeback! This one adds a playful twist.
Maxi Dress; Topshop £30
Minidress; Mango £39.90
Stripes on a black background are more flattering if you're the self-conscious type.
Two-tone Dress; Zara £22.99
Horizontal stripes add inches, this two-tone dress is great for pear-shape girls. It gives the illusion of smaller hips to balance out your figure.
ASOS Poison Platforms £65

Go on, join in on the sailor fun! Just try not to go over board with the stripes (get it? over board, ha!). A nautical dress is a statement in itself, keep it clean and modern. So, what is your take?

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12 comments:

Wonderland Girl said...

Love the black mango dress!
Much Love
Roisin Elizabeth
xoxox

Anna said...

This is such a fresh trend! I have a great red and white striped top with a bow neck that is fun to wear. This post inspires me to try sailors stripes in more interesting color combos.

Kristen Leo said...

love nautical! its so summery and fresh!

FASHION ICE said...

i love the nautical trend. especially bold stripes

Fash Boulevard said...

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Francesca Felix said...

lovin the striped maxi!

Paola said...

fantatsic!!!!;D*_*

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Paola said...

fantatsic!!!!;D*_*

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kirstyb said...

in love with that mango dress xxxx

Kristen Leo said...

i want that maxi dress! love it!

Jazzy E (hivenn) said...

so pretty.x hivenn

the nyanzi report said...

great trend and some beautiful pieces you've selected here.