From set-sail stripes, to mayan motifs, and towel-like textures, casual sea-themed looks broke the guady resort season like waves on the shore. Follow the jump for tips to translating sandy browns, sea-stone grays, and watered-down blues into breezy outfits fit for a dance-on-the-dunes.
Tassel and rope embellishments on terry, cotton, or linen fabric-bases will reference the textures experienced on the beach (think towels, sails, smooth rocks, and gritty-sands).
Peasant tops with sleeves are a perfect way to banish-the-breeze but stay cool in the sun. Dress them up with a symmetrical print and structured-but-short bottom.
Mix Mayan prints with poncho, A-line shapes to reference Spanish-style architecture and the iconic sand dollar.