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Get shipshape for summer; Follow Dawn Collinson's trend-spotting to avoid being left all at sea by the new wave.

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06 EARN your stripes with this T-shirt, pounds 23, from the Per Una spring/summer collection, at Marks & Spencer, 02 NAUTICAL themes are one of those permatrends which make a great summer investment. A loosefitting drawstring top, by Farhi, suits all shapes and the neckline can be lowered for a more relaxed look. pounds 59 from 03 SET sail in an anchor design bikini by Thomas Burberry; finished with halter neck tie, plus self tie at the hips and back. pounds 44 from Urban Outfitters..

04 MAKE sure he's shipshape in a Dean piped suit jacket, pounds 65; striped vest, pounds 9.99; navy bulldog hooded cardigan, pounds 26.99; Putney blue trousers, pounds 29.99; and sea-white plimsolls, pounds 19.99, all from River Island..

10 ENROL them young for a navy life with an overhead boat top, pounds 10, and denim chambray 3/4-length shorts, pounds 10, available in size six months to six years, from Mini Mode, at Boots..

13 LEAD a charmed life on the ocean wave with this nautical charm rope necklace, pounds 15, from Marks & Spencer..

12 ALL the nice love a sailor, or something like that, so turn a few heads in these Papaya nautical shorts, pounds 10, from Matalan..

09 MODEL Caprice brings a hot pink twist to the nautical trend with this stripe halter bikini top, pounds 15.75, from 11 NAUTICAL but nice, these Floozie by FrostFrench nautical silk balcony bra, pounds 17.50, and hipster pant, pounds 8, are from Debenhams..

07 ON THE beach or by the pool, make sure you're working the summer's nautical theme with a pair of bold stripe shorts with drawstring waist, by See By Chloe. pounds 148, from Urban Outfitters..

08 MEN, show your true colours and go red, white and blue with a striped polo top, pounds 30, from French Connection..

01 TAKE your nautical look to the seaside, where it belongs, with this red jersey blazer jacket, pounds 28, and stripe top, pounds 16, both from Next..

05 ADD a touch to any outfit with this navy and white spotted silk scarf, pounds 5, from the George high summer range, Asda..
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Publication:Daily Post (Liverpool, England)
Date:May 21, 2009
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