Spring is almost here and we’ve been daydreaming about strolling along the boardwalk and spending long days at the beach with sparkling turquoise waters and bright golden sunshine. While the weather is still a bit too brisk for the beach, we decided to channel warm, sunny days with touches of nautical flair.
Whether you want to add a little or a lot, these all-seasonal retro nautical pieces will brighten up any ensemble from the office to an evening out on the town.
Keep the chills away with our lightweight and cozy Turquoise Embroidered Anchored Cardigan. Soft with a hint of stretch, you can toss this cardigan over your favorite jeans or a pencil skirt for instant va-va-voom! Style with the Navy Sally Swing Skirt, for the perfect mix of classic 1950s style and maritime poise. Simple and sophisticated with a fitted waist and cream ribbon detail at the hem, complete your look with the Silver Anchor Stud Earrings for work-appropriate vintage style.
For subtle nautical touches, accessorize with the Navy Hold Fast Bowler or the Black and White Galley Ho Anchor Wallet. Perfect for stashing all of your essentials, this wallet/purse combination is cute, durable, and oh-so pin up chic. What’s not to love? Of course, no look is complete without the perfect pair of shoes. Kick up your heels with the Turquoise and Polka Dot Elanor Pumps, these darling shoes feature a gathered velvet peep toe and complementary black and white polka dot ankle strap and heel.
For more retro nautial-inspired looks, sail on over to our pin up clothing section.
Nicknamed the Million Dollar Mermaid, for her elaborate performances of synchronized swimming and diving, Esther Williams was an athlete, actress, model, and fashion icon. Always an enthusiastic swimmer, by age 16 Esther Williams had won three US national championships in breaststroke and freestyle swimming. After graduating from high school, she began performing in Aquacade, a popular music, dance, and swim show, with Tarzan star and olympic medalist Johnny Weissmuller.
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The simple elegance of the gin rickey inspired us to create an all seasons look that’s as effortless as it is classic. Refreshingly vibrant, the timeless appeal of the Green Beverly Knit Dress is perfectly complemented with the Baby Green Sparkle Kiss Lock Coin Purse and the Black and Baby Green Sparkle Mini Atomic Tote. Finish your ensemble with the Yellow Rose Stud Earrings.
Tart and refreshing, the gin rickey is as simple to prepare as it is delicious.
The Gin Rickey
- 1 1/4 ounce dry gin
- 1/4 ounce lime juice
- 1 ounce club soda
- Stir together dry gin and lime juice
- Serve over ice in a highball glass
- Top with a splash of club soda
What is it about this time of year? There seems to be electricity in the air with the hustle and bustle of shopping, attending sparkling holiday soirees, and of course our favorite celebration, New Year’s Eve. We love the sound of clinking champagne glasses, the midnight kiss, and the fabulous glittering cocktail dresses. To help you ring in the new year in style, we pulled together a collection of some of our most divine retro party-ready cocktail dresses.
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