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Whether you’re getting married by the sea or just have a thing for sailor outfits, a nautical-themed wedding can tie everything together and give your guests some room for creativity in their attire. And everyone likes some good navy, stripes, anchors and boating knots, right?

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Once used to spot sailors across the sea, blue-and-white striped pieces have become a classic for any occasion. Pictured above is the Nautical Navy Strip Bow Tie, available at highcottonties.com for $45.

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Why not skip the classic lace-ups and slip into a dress boat shoe. This chic footwear alternative is great for the altar and dock party. Available at Sebago for $140.

 

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Add a boating knot to your boutonniere. Well hello, Sailor, that’s not a bad idea!

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Never hurts to have a bridesmaid in a navy halter corset dress. And for $24.99, they’ll be thanking you for the recommendation. Available at American Eagle.

 

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For the last minute guest trying to figure out how to work in the nautical theme, try some button replacements!

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This true blue blazer would be great for any high-to-mild femme wedding attendee looking to rock the waves. Available at The Limited for $62.93.

 

Photo: loveandlobster.com; thefancy.com

 

Sonia Oram is the writer of Dyke Duds a blog for lesbians, queer women and transmasculine people to share their styles, fashion ideas and stories around clothing.


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