Mastering the nautical look? It’s a head-to-toe effort. While most know Sperry Top-Sider for those iconic casual, multicolor boat shoes, you’ll soon discover a world of swimsuits, cover-ups, sunglasses, and more. Take a peek at this video to see what I mean, then scroll down for four just-add-shoes styling tips.
Four Ways to Style Your Boat Shoes
With shorts, jeans, or even khakis. Roll up the cuffs, lose the socks, and add light layers on top.
The boat shoe’s best ally? A bold watch. Preferably of the waterproof variety.
Button-front shorts, anything with anchors, and a wicker clutch. Slip on your bright-hued shoes and hit the boardwalk.
3. Sperry Top-Sider boot. Plaid lining, a rustic motif, and that borrowed-from-the-guys shape. These are a few of my favorite things. Our Sperry Top-Sider Women Boutique opens Monday, January 14, at 11AM ET.
4. Chooka rain boot. Finally, a rain boot that won’t leave me questioning the dimensions of my calves. Our A Splash of Cheer: Peppy Rain Boots Boutique opens Sunday, January 13, at 11AM ET.
By Sarah Stanley, Staff Writer
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7AM: Choose a room-commanding power suit (just follow GQ’stips for each body type) and remember to add accessories. Cuff links and accent socks go a long way.
8AM: Grab a cup of coffee and get to the office early to crush it.
9:30AM: Client meetings all morning. Although this is run-of-the-mill, don’t forget to brush up on your meeting skills to keep things running smoothly.
12PM: Conduct a meeting with senior management. Just don’t forget the fundamentals of business.
1PM: Lunch with the guys. Get away from the office for a quick bite, a walk, anything to help you clear your mind for an hour or so. Studies show that leaving your cube helps you think outside the box.
2PM: Take a client call and work on proposals and paperwork. This time also usually includes tweeting. That’s right – businessmen tweet, too.
6PM: Happy hour with coworkers and dinner on the town. Swap your office attire for a more casual button-down before heading out (yes, this requires planning ahead). Go for something with a fun, printed cuff to stand out from the sea of suits.