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Maternity Fashion Advice – Going Nautical!

While the last thing you may be thinking of during your pregnancy is heading out to sea, we love these nautical themed outfits. Wear them as the weather starts to warm up or throw on a great striped sweater with a pair of leggings or jeans now while it’s still a little cold.

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A Navy and white striped sweater is perfect for layering on those chilly days, Splendid’s Long Sleeve Cascade Maternity would look great over a dress or a white tee. For example, try it over this great Hope Anchors the Soul Maternity t-shirt available at cafepress.com for a cute and inspiring outfit.

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An anchor charm bracelet is a great way to add a touch of whimsy to a seafaring look. Try Alex and Ani’s Nautical Charm Bangle which represents hope, tranquility and stability. Alex and Ani recommend you wear the anchor charm for luck, courage, and safety all important sentiments for any mom-to-be.

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Men’s Fashion Advice: Proper attire for sailing

As I was sitting at an outside restaurant beside the boat docks in Newport Rhode Island earlier this year, enjoying a drink with my spouse and subtly people watching, I was admiring a large sailboat that was being boarded by a group of people that had chartered it for the evening. With boating and yachting being a huge part of our culture from coast to coast, I thought I would write about the clothing and accessories needed for the serious pseudo-sailor.

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Aside from eyeglasses being a crucial item – check out http://www.glasses.com for some sweet deals – don’t forget the shoes. One name that always comes to mind when thinking about boating shoes is Sperry. The Sperry Topsider has been around for ages, but they have also evolved with the times. The Sperry “2 Eye Navy” still has the original white rubber sole with the navy leather upper and the leather laced grommets along the sides and the back. The topstitching matches the sole and the laces, while contrasting the dark leather nicely. This particular type is made in several different colors like brown, beige, and two-tone.

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