11 June 2011

seaworthy styles on my mind

I've never been a huge fan of stripes myself, but seeing them styled in so many different ways this season has definitely changed my mind. When I saw the Jeffrey Campbell heels on Modcloth (so perfect for Summer!) I couldn't help but create a little inspiration board full of nautical niceness. What I love most about stripes is their versatility; it's so easy to create both a casual beachside outfit and a girly nighttime outfit. Not to mention, stripes are perfect for mixing with other patterns and bold colours, transforming something simple to on-trend and blogworthy. How are you styling the stripes in your closet? Today I'm off to do some major shopping in downtown Vancouver, including a visit to the new Anthropologie store on South Granville which I have had yet to step foot in. On my to buy list: the perfect black bag, a bright clutch, trousers, a patterned top, and new jeans. And of course, I'll definitely be on the look out for a nautical-inspired piece to add to my wardrobe! Have an amazing weekend everyone



Striped top, H&M $10
Cruise to Cape Cod Heels, Jeffrey Campbell $120
Multistripe Skirt, Topshop
Cabana Stripe Canvas, Kate Spade $325
Shadow-stripe Scarf, Madewell $50
Schooner Stripe Dress, Marc by Marc Jacobs $98
Pink Bikini, French Connection $70
University Espadrille, Toms $40
Pink and Blue Watch, Lacoste $95
Denim Stripe Hotpants, Topshop 
Red Stripe Hair Clips, Topshop
Striped Backpack, Zara $50

5 comments:

  1. Cute backpack! Summer styles can never get old, in my opinion!

    XO Hilary Nicole
    http://thehippinista.blogspot.com/

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  2. These stripes are so cute!

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  3. I love stripes! Whenever I don't know what to wear I grab a striped shirt. Love the Kate Spade bag!
    xx Allie

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  4. I knew that bag was Kate Spade before I even saw the list below. The bag is cute, and I like the skirt as well. I don't have any stripes in my wardrobe as of now. It's mostly floral and polka dot dresses while everything else is relaxed and easy. I enjoy your blog even though I'm not really into fashion. Keep blogging!

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  5. Post all your purchases! I love seeing your outfits.

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