Imagine a nice sunny day, the blue of the sea, the wonderful scenary of Cote d'Azur and a boat moored at the pier. Be prepared, then, to get on board and be captived by navy style, one of the must for this s/s season and a true evergreen, suitable for all.
|Audrey Tautou in "Coco avant Chanel" - navy style|
The rules of this style, simple but elegant, comfortable but always chic, are very specific and they relate to the colors. The pallet turns around four principal colors: white, black, blue, red and some variants as grey and light blue; being a typical sailor clothing, essential and distinctive elements are, with no doubt, the stripes, proposed horizontally, in every dimension; another important aspect concerns borders and prints that reproduce items linked to the sea as starfish, anchors, knots, buoys etc...
Even this year, fashion brands like Salvatore Ferragamo, Michael Kors, Alice+Olivia and Oscar de la Renta make us dream, bringing on catwalks a piece of French Riviera, with a style made by jackets, vests, striped tops, Capri pants and moccasins, on white and blue tones. A summer and dynamic look, that is perfectly suited to trips and to classic metropolitan elegance, for a basic but high-class style.
|Salvatore Ferragamo, Oscar de la Renta, Yves Saint Laurent s/s 2012|
|Organic by John Patrick, Rochas, United Bamboo, Alice+Olivia s/s 2012|
|Antonio Marras, Derek Lam, The Row, Michael Kors s/s 2012|
I love this style able, as few, to be elegant and refined in its simplicity.
|Blair Waldorf (Leighton Meester) - Gossip girl|
My favourite navy outfit is composed by: white and blue striped top, blue pants, white flats and red bag. Just like that...
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Here, some other options I like...
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My personal advices? Wear a total navy look just for day. A night, mix it whit some sequined insert replacing the moccasins with a pair of heels.
For completing the look, you can opt for a navy nail art