From crisp ice blues to pacific navy, the spring/summer ’15 catwalks were awash with brilliant blue hues. While some designers dove straight in with head-to-toe blues, others punctuated the refreshing palette with statement stripes adding a nautical-inspired twist. 

On the Catwalk

The designers were certainly feeling blue this season – while the models at Preen and Topshop Unique walked the line in eye-catching navy stripes, denim was the stand-out texture of the shows, going from wardrobe staple to style statement, as seen at Fendi.

Images courtesy of style.com

Images courtesy of style.com

How to Wear It

Luckily this is one colour that suits all so whether you want to play it safe in navy or inject a burst of bright colour into your outfit, there’s a blue mood for every occasion. For summer days we love the bold floral print on this shirt dress (a key piece for the new season), and for after dark why not try this chic striped coordinating crop top and skirt? If you’d prefer to just dip into the trend, they’re plenty of accessories to choose from such as these statement jeweled earrings or a striped backpack.

Our Edit

blues and stripes trend

Get the look– Model wears: J by Jasper Conran white ponte stripe top, trousers (coming soon – similar here), J by Jasper Conran bag and shoes (coming soon – similar here). Products from left: Shirt dress (coming soon)Call it Spring high ankle boots, Principles by Ben de Lisi stone earringsJ by Jasper Conran blue flower necklaceIris & Edie Frost French striped backpackMichelle Keegan Loves Lipsy striped crop topMichelle Keegan Loves Lipsy black striped pencil skirt and Principes by Ben de Lisi blue bangle

Whether you decide it’s time to earn your stripes, want to try double denim or prefer to test the waters first in beautiful blue prints, there’s endless ways to wear this trend.

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(Top image courtesy of vogue.com. Photo by Dvora)