My favorite color combinations for spring/summer is hands down the nautical combinations. There is always a navy blue base, but you can add in green, red, white, and add gold accents. I like to call it yachting chic, even thought boats make me sea sick. I was pumped to see these colors already on display at Nordstrom. These are pants are so comfortable and travel great, which is good because I hate ironing. The day of my trip, I slid into Nordstrom to see what I could see. LOL. I am so excited for spring, and the Encore section was filled with beautiful spring jackets, brightly printed dresses, and springy, lightweight fabrics. Yep, it's spring.
I found these pieces just in time for my mini vacay to Santa Cruz. I love trucking down there because it's close to me, but far away enough that it gives me a chance to get away. When I on vacation it's important for me to look put together, but also comfortable. I wanted something that I could go to dinner in, look nice, but without a whole lot of thought (or ironing). I wore this to Aquarius with the hubby, which was a restaurant at the Dream Inn, the hotel we stayed for the weekend. (Shout out to the Dream Inn for letting Shug stay. Apparently, they aren't a pet-friendly hotel, but Orbitz had them listed as such). The food was good, but our room was even better. We had a seaside room, right off of the beach with a beautiful pool and view. It felt so good to fall asleep to the ocean. It made me a little homesick for Brunswick and the smell of salty air. Sigh. I can’t wait until I can get there again.
Style Notes: I adore spring coat. This trench is no exception. It's from the Sejour brand at Nordstrom but wasn't on the website. It is a lightweight coat that is the perfect spring coat for those chilly nights. Shoes are from Nordstrom and bag is from Olivia + Zoe. Note to my girls who are comfortable tucking in, this looks can easily be worn with the shirt tucked out.
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This post was sponsored by Nordstrom, all opinions and style are my own.