StyleNest have selected the must-have glamorous nautical necessities to help you look Riviera Chic this summer.
Whether you have planned your holiday for summer or are staying put, you can still look Riviera Chic wherever you go. From weekend breaks to the Côte d’Azur or weekday school runs, StyleNest have put together a head-to-toe collection of SS12 fashion fundamentals. Monaco, St.Tropez, Cannes, Nice here we come…
Giambasttista Valli Drape Front Dress
StyleNest love this white sleeveless dress with grosgrain waistband and bow detailing which will make your waist look tiny. The high round neck and skirt pleating is effortlessly chic and will make you feel like you have just been sipping Bellini’s in the Hotel du Cap.
Firetrap Large Brim Summer Hat
Don’t go anywhere this Summer without a straw lounge hat which will not only protect your delicate skin but will finish off any outfit. This natural straw hat with nautical rope detail is summer chic and will look fabulous paired with River Island Wide Leg Trousers.
Gap Leather Travel Tote
Neutral leather tote, perfect for slinging all your daily necessities for travelling, holidaying or shopping in the city. Practical and versatile as it can be wiped clean so why not double up and use as an ultra-chic baby bag?
Bottega Veneta Sunglasses
Nothing says Riviera chic more than some oversized Audrey Hepburn shades. Finding a frame is hard and that’s why StyleNest has done all the hard work so you don’t have to. All you have to do is kick back and look cool in these Bottega Veneta BV 157/S ITO/JJ sunnies. With this, everyone will think you are a movie star.
Christian Louboutin Melides Canvas and Cork Platform Wedges
Don’t get put off by the height of these wedges as the platform will keep you steady on the Promenade des Anglais. StyleNest love these white leather trimmed and navy canvas cork wedges with cross straps and buckle accent. Perfect for wide leg and cropped pants, dress and shirts galore.
Tory Burch Stripe Canvas Espadrille
Pair these navy nautical canvas espadrilles with a pair of white trousers this summer for an elegantly crisp chic look. Woven rope and rubber sole, these shoes are perfect for boat shoes and are simply a must-have!
Heidi Klein Catherine Rope Bikini
You will be jet set for your South of France inspired travels with this navy and white striped bikini with padded cups for extra support and lift. Rope detailing straps can be tied at any length for your own comfort. Embellished with gold detailing to give you that extra glow on the beach. Top and bottoms sold separately. Top £95. Bottoms £90.
Jaeger Twister Tubular Chain Necklace
Rope in this season’s trends with this trio tone iron chain necklace. Layer a simple high neck tank for a bold summer statement or wear over underneath an open blouse.
Jigsaw Sailor Stripe Scarf
A silk Breton striped scarf is a simple and quick way to introduce some seaside waves to your wardrobe this season. Pair with a simple white tee and some jeans or stripy pullover for a cool compliment clash look.
McQ Alexander McQueen Tailored Playsuit
Electric blue wool blend playsuit with capped sleeves, turned-up cuffs and peaked lapel. A casual alternative to the mini-dress, this playsuit gives maximum impact with minimum effort.
Topshop Satin Short by Boutique
This 100% silk navy blue is the essential nautical necessity this season to look South of France chic wherever you are.
Philosphy di Alberta Ferretti Cross-back Stretch-crepe Jumpsuit
Nautical navy and white stretch-crepe jumpsuit with cross back straps to show off your sun kissed glow. Pair with open toe wedges and an oversized hat.
Erdem Casey blouse
This stone stretch crepe and navy lace blouse can be dressed down with a pair of navy shorts for daytime wear and skinny jeans or dressed up with a pair of silk crepe cropped pants. Pair with oversized sunnies for a made in Monaco look.
Ecua Andino Panama Hats Classic Trilby
A straw trilby with black contrast ribbon is great way to smarten up an outfit this summer. StyleNest likes to customise our trilbies by replacing the ribbon with colourful scarfs so you can match your hat to your favourite outfit. Available in two sizes.
Issa Lace Dress
Feel the belle of the ball with this red lace dress featuring demi-sheer needlepoint. Summer is the season of races and weddings and you will feel like you have just stepped off of a yacht on the Côte d’Azur with this vintage number.
River Island Wide Leg Trouser
White high waist trousers with black contrast waistband and gold button accents. Pair with a simple black racer back tee and perfect for those who want to elongate the legs. An effortlessly, elegant nautical look.
Eugenia Kim Marine Linen Flat Cap
Navy and cream linen flat cap with gold button detailing for a subtle chic sailor style. Team with wide leg or cropped pants for a complete Riviera chic ensemble.