So you’ve been invited to a yacht party? Yay! But what on earth do you wear to a yacht party? Unless you’re a yacht party regular, I’m guessing you need some help putting together the perfect ensemble. Yacht parties are a bit different than your average night out on the town, going to the clubs with your girls. That means your trusty LBD (little black dress) won’t quite cut it this time. Never fear, everything you need to get started is right here!
What makes the yacht party so special is, well...you’re on a boat! With that change in scenery comes a necessary change in attire. In preparation for your yacht party start thinking nautical thoughts. The proper style is a little on the preppy side, which could be a whole new world for some. The idea is to appear classy enough to be standing on a yacht, but still casual enough to have a bit of fun.
Follow these guidelines on what to wear to a yacht party so you can create the perfect nautical look:
Wear Bright Colors & Prints To A Yacht Party
Bold prints and bright colors! Keep the cut of your dress simple, and this is a great way to show your fun side while remaining true to the preppy, nautical style. The colors will stand out against the white of the boat and the blue of the sea, and give your look the perfect carefree but still put together appearance.
A fun floral print is a great way to go, especially if you want to stand out!
Wear Nautical Stripes To A Yacht Party
Blue and white stripes are an absolute essential when it comes to the nautical look. If bright prints aren't really your thing, you can't go wrong with this one.
And what about your shoes?
Wear Cute But Comfy Sandals To A Yacht Party
Who better than Jack Rogers to provide you with the perfect pair of yacht party sandals. Try them in this style or the classic Navajo style (see below).
Sandals come in all shapes and sizes. These Tory Burch sandals are another great choice, especially if you want to keep up with the trends. A final footwear tip: choose a sandal in a light color. Silver, gold, white or light brown will work perfectly with your yacht party look.
Or Wear Practical Wedges To A Yacht Party
To give your look a little lift, feel free to switch those flat sandals for a pair of wedges. We love styles that wrap around your ankles like this one.
Other sandal wedges, like this Steve Madden sandal are perfect as well! Don't forget, lighter colors are perfect for your nautical look.
And to accessorize....
Wear Classy Pearls To A Yacht Party
Accessorizing for your yacht party with some pearls, is sure to grab peoples' attention. Pearls are classic and refined, and they are the perfect way to finish off your look.
Feeling fancy? Try colored pearls. We love these pink pearls with her soft pink, preppy look, and the anchor is a great touch. For more nautical inspired jewelry check out Kiel James Patrick.
Wear Nautical Jewelry To A Yacht Party
And finally, you can spice up your yacht look with more festive bracelets. Mix and match a few of your favorites. Try wearing bangles with your pearls for added excitement!
So there you have it! You’re ready to create your own yacht party outfit, hopefully with a bit of a unique personal flare. Remember, think preppy thoughts, and use the nautical theme as a guide. If it’s a bit new and uncomfortable, GREAT! Have fun trying new things, and look great while doing it!
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