Nautical Inspired Weekend Outfit

You "Red" my Mind

Kain Label stripe t shirt, $105 / J.Crew j crew shorts / Wet Seal ruffle sandals / Ralph Lauren zippered tote bag / Astley Clarke 18k jewelry / Jimmy Choo sunglasses / Essie nail polish

Summer is my favorite time to break out the bright colors. Everything is in bloom, the sun is shining, and we should be shining too!

I adore the detail on these red shorts. The scalloped edge is unique and adds interest. Nautical stripes are one of my favorite current trends, simple and chic. When I accessorized this I wanted the focus to stay on the bright reds. I chose the browns to add contrast as well. The canvas bag gives a textural contrast as well. When I’m wearing a casual outfit I prefer to keep my earrings simple. I have silver studs like these. They’re large enough to be seen but they don’t steal the show.

I love outfits like these for an afternoon shopping with the girls or taking a stroll along the beach. The look has a relaxed feel but I think it still looks quite pulled together.

Do you break out the bright colors during summer time? Do you prefer to stick to neutrals and subdued tones?

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  1. very nautical indeed! scallop detail is so fun and pretty!


  2. Great choices
    would love for you to check out my new post

  3. Love this look! Especially the shorts!

  4. I will never grow tired of the nautical trend…it’s simply timeless!!



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