OOTD: Nautical But Nice

Getting nautical!
I hadn't planned on this outfit being head to toe Next, but I recently got the most beautiful, blue Pandora bracelet and anchor charm, and I really had a tailored, nautical look in mind... Lucky for me, Next really got my style!! I wanted an outfit that would feel relaxed, but smart enough to wear to work.

These navy tailored shorts are perfect for a hot, Summers day in the city... They are slightly shorter than I would normally wear to work, so to keep them office-appropriate, I teamed these with a more covered up top and a comfy flatform... I mean, how cool are these shoes really??? I'm in love! As you can probably guess, I love a statement shoe, and these are practical yet stylish.

To take the look from the office to the boardroom, I would add a navy blazer and this stripey tote is perfect for carrying a notepad or tablet!


White Textured Tshirt - Next
Nautical Sail Away Canvas Bag - Next
Red Two Part Flatforms - Next
Navy Shorts  - Similar on Next
Long Blazer - Similar on Next

Daniel Wellington Watch

Of course, my beloved Daniel Wellington watch was ideal to go with this outfit. I featured this in my Stripes on Stripes outfit post, but I think against this simple white and navy outfit, the Canterbury watch really pops out.

Next White Top
Nautical Accessories
Nautical Accessories - Pandora bangle and charm
Nautical Outfit with NextNautical outfit with navy blazerPandora bracelet and Gemporia Ring

I have to bring your attention to my accessories...

As mentioned before, the inspiration for this outfit was this blue Pandora bracelet with it's lovely  silver anchor charm*. Both of these are new to the Pandora Spring / Summer range and are available from Joshua James Jewellery. I love that the blue, leather band is fun and colourful for Summer, and the new range of charms match this perfectly!

I completed my look with this triangle diamond ring from Gemporia* I have been obsessing over Gemporia rings ever since Millie Mackintosh featured a ruby and diamond ring on her instagram last year... They have a HUGE range of the most gorgeous, stylish rings. It literally took me about a week to decide which one I wanted!! However, I couldn't resist this diamond, sterling silver ring! And, as you can get a lovely piece from less than £50, I'm sure this won't be my last Gemporia ring...
Daniel Wellington Canterbury Watch via Burns Jewellers*
Ring - Gemporia*
Pandora Bracelet and Anchor Charm - Joshua James Jewellery*
Sunglasses - River Island

Nautical Outfit with Next
Nautical Outfit with NextNautical Outfit with Next

I hope you like my Nautical look!

So, tomorrow I'm jetting off to Amsterdam for Fashion Week with Fashionchick and I'm trying to organise my wardrobe for that... I am SO excited! I can't wait to get blogging about this :-)

Have you been to The Dam before?!


  1. Absolutely love your outfit. This sailor bag and watch look amazing on you x

    Jana // Life of Jana

  2. Soo cute ♥♥♥

  3. Such a gorgeous classic outfit, I love your watch and bag x


  4. Love nautical inspiration!! This outfit is so fun and casual but as you said office appropiate!

    Have fun in Amsterdam!! :)


    Seize your Style

  5. Just found your blog! Loving your style and errr you have the best hair evs! Following! xx


  6. Can't wait to hear all the stories from Amsterdam! xxx

  7. Thank you! I love this watch and the bag is so fun for Summer :-)

  8. Thank you! The bag was only £4 and really good quality too! :-)

  9. Thank you very much! Have you ever been to Amsterdam?! I'll blog about it soon! xx

  10. Thanks for stopping by!! Will check out your blog too :-)

  11. Can't wait to tell you !!!! :-) xxx

  12. Really love this outfit! Especially when you popped the blazer on! Who doesn't love nautical in summer? The pandora charm is really lovely!

    Laura / www.smileatstyle.com

  13. I love this! The nautical theme has to be one of my all time favourites, it's such a timeless classic! x

    Stephanie | www.ouistephanie.com

  14. What a gorgeous outfit Holly! I love every detail you've made, the blazer is gorgeous too.

    MissPond | Manchester Based Lifestyle Blog


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