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Anchors away! 9 nautical-inspired fitness fashion finds


Fotor0424165052Ahoy, spring! In our fashion spyglass we’re seeing a slew of sailor-inspired styles made for sweating, not just seafaring.

These stripes and marine blues are showing up in new collections from big ships like Reebok to indie ones, like Pilot Athletic, and we think they’ll help you find your workout style sea legs.

Whether you’re planning on getting in some boat-deck yoga this summer (um, jealous!), a Hamptons weekend (yes, please!), or a workout nowhere near the coast (who needs it?!), these styles will make you look like you’re set to sail, even if you’re on your way to cycling class. —Molly Gallagher

 (Photos: Reebok tank at left, Lululemon headband at top right, and Baggu tote at bottom right)


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Z86025_01Reebok Studio Contrast Stripe Tank, $48

Nothing says nautical quite like a sailor stripe. This wicking tank stays put during downward dogs and sprints, plus it’s got a cute rope-inspired racerback that’s really pretty.

(Photo: Reebok) 



Baggu Boat Tote, $68

Ahoy, beach day! Or just use this stripey tote as your summer gym bag. It’s large enough to carry your sneakers and a change of clothes, and deep enough for your yoga mat. The best part? It’s made from 100 percent recycled canvas.

(Photo: Baggu)





Athleta Radical Stripe Capri, $84

This isn’t your Petite Bateau sailor stripe. Pops of yellow punctuate navy stripes on these lightweight capris with a hold-you-in waistband. We’re calling this look nouveau bateau.

(Photo: Athleta)



Pilot Athletic Richey Striped Muscle Tee, $72

This stretchy, slouchy top with bold, blue stripes is in the running to become a summer weekend staple. It’s perfect for wearing to your workout then onto brunch, the beach, or a BBQ. Or with white jeans, heels and jacket at night. (We totally won’t tell anyone.)

 (Photo: Carbon38)


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Sweaty Betty Purity Reversible Bikini, Top $75, Bottom $70

Save space in your weekend bag: this bikini made of chlorine-resistant fabric is fully reversible. The second side is a solid gray. While the top is padded and has secure enough clasp, this pretty suit puts us in the mood to (chaise) lounge, rather than attack a game of beach volleyball.

(Photo: Sweaty Betty)



Lululemon Fly Away Tamer Headband, $14

Mini silicone dots tame workout fly-aways, while chic diagonal stripes distract from your giant beads of well-earned sweat.

(Photo: Lululemon)



Splits 59 Sabrina Tank, $67

The brand’s best-selling, relaxed fit tank now comes in a cool, navy and white color-block design. Perfect for those looking to sport the nautical trend on a not-so-nautical level.

(Photo: Splits 59 )


MPG Maia Ruched Woven Skort, $62576_1_ink

One of MPG’s best-selling pieces is this classic skort for tennis, running, or actually hopping on a sailboat. It’s made with a compression liner and has a pocket on the inside, for storing keys, cards, or your compass.

(Photo: MPG)



Aether Vista Jacket, $375

A cropped, mod peacoat in waterproof Italian cotton comes in handy on cool spring days or breezy summer nights on the boardwalk or attending a backyard bonfire. The standup or fold-down collar is especially chic.

(Photo: Aether)


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