7 Nautical-Inspired Fashion Travel Essentials

Stripes, anchors, blue and white … the nautical trend never goes out of style and here are 7 ways to incorporate it into your travel wardrobe.

tory burch striped bag
Stripes, canvas and leather. The ultimate nautical combo in this season's hottest bag trend, the backpack.

Tory Burch Viva Backpack, $446, shopbop.com.


So much to love about these shorts. One, the cool coral stripes. Two the rolled cuffs. And three, the boyish length pairs the masculine trend with classic nautical.

Stripe boyfriend roll-up shorts, $24.99, gapcanada.ca.


Chic stripes get the sheer treatment, making it easy to travel with (no wrinkles!) and the perfect option for hot destinations.

Sunday best Salinger blouse, $65, aritzia.com.


Two of our favourite trends -- the graphic word tee and nautical collide for this casual piece that would match perfectly with cut off denim and Sperry's.

Stripes and text t-shirt, $19.90, zara.com.


Stripes going in different directions offers up a blocking effect, and a sailor vibe (now we just need the yacht to go with it).

Frameset ponte tank, $69.50, madewell.com.


Red, white and blue. These sunnies are meant for breezy afternoons on the dock.

Illesteva Leonard round-frame acetate sunglasses, $280, net-a-porter.com.


The classic black blazer gets a decidedly crew feeling thanks to tiny embroidered anchors. You have to love (love) nautical for this pricey piece, but it will be worth it.

Acne Studios Boy Studs embellished wool and mohair-blend blazer, $1,200, net-a-porter.com.