Summer Style: 3 Ways to Wear the Nautical Look for Guys

Summer Style: 3 Ways to Wear the Nautical Look for Guys

Stripes: not just for sailors
jkf reading on a boat

By Megan Collins | Last Updated: Aug 4 2023 | 2 min read

Here at SG, we love a nautical look for guys in the spring and summer. There’s so many ways to interpret this boat-ready vibe, from casual to evening-ready. We’re showing you a few of our favorites today. 

And even though these nautical menswear outfits looks ready for a day spent at sea, you don’t need to be headed for a yacht when you wear them.

Below, 3 ways to wear a nautical look for guys without looking like a sailor lost in the city:

Nautical Style: One if by land

metro man nautical style, nautical look for guys
via The Metro Man

SG Says: A simple way to incorporate a nautical vibe into your look without going *ahem* overboard? A striped shirt with a suit. Moti Ankari, the blogger behind The Metro Man keeps things easy breezy with a navy suit, Breton stripe shirt and ankle-baring brown lace-ups.

Check out some of our favorite striped shirts for guys > >

Nautical Style: Two if by Sea

notoriously dapper nautical style, nautical look for guys
via Notoriously Dapper

SG Says: We love the pop of red that Notoriously Dapper‘s Kelvin Davis of is wearing here. It’s a great way to add a pop of color to the typical navy and white look associated with sailor vibes.

And a penny loafer, as opposed to a boat shoe, feels like an easy way to keep the overall look from veering too far into deck hand territory.

That said, we love us some boat shoes. See our ten favorite pairs for summer, and five outfit ideas to wear with ’em.

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Nautical Style: Three if by uber

wallstreet paper nautical look for guys
via Men’s Style Pro

SG Says: Ready to take the degree of difficulty up a notch? Go for a double-breasted blazer with white pants, like Sabir Peele from Men’s Style Pro. Keep the proportions on-point, your pants clean, and any kind of hat off your head for a look that’s polished and ready to party.

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