Nautical interiors are a sure-fire way to feel fresh and lift the spirits. Here’s how to get the look.
Stripes and rattan are the order of the day when it comes to coastal-style chairs. Who wouldn’t want to conjure the lapping waves as they recline?
KETTLER Cora Rope Garden Lounging Armchairs, Set of 2, £750
Studio Chair, £2,795
Harrington Dining Chair, £385
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Nautical style is all about laid-back comfort and feeling relaxed. Here’s how to get snug while adhering to coastal chic.
Sigrid Rug, £175
Set of Three Grainsack Cushions, from £50.29
Capri Herringbone Blanket, £50
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The lighting is everything in any interior scheme. The same holds for casual, industrial nautical looks.
Tangier Red Stripe, From £120
Java Rattan Lampshade, £95
St Ives Mariner Pendant Light, £95
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You might not have room in the budget for an actual future on the high seas. But these model boats – used sparingly – add a perennial reminder of the coast to your home.
Lifeboat Model Boat, £20
Riva Super Tritone Model Boat, £1,195
Seafood Fishing Boat, £20
The Baskets And Bags
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Baskets and bags are an indispensable part of coastal life. Who knows when you might need to pack a picnic at a moment’s notice or stuff a bag full for the beach?
Three White & Natural Seagrass Baskets, £65
Beach Household Tote, £195
Round Picnic Cooler Basket, £120
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Unhurried coastal days call for long lunches served from cheery bowls and plates. These are the best of the best.
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Nothing screams coastal chic like a porthole-style mirror. Do try these at home.
Porthole Mirror, £135
Round Ribbed Wall Mirror, £350
Portloe Oak Mirror, £129
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Beach towels are the fun seasonal cousin of the bathroom towel. And since coastal chic is all about bringing the seaside vibe into the home all year round, one of these beauties works just as well post bath as post swim.
Sunset Towel, £12
Eren Hammam Bath Towel, £28
Multi Stripe Beach Towel, NOW £14.40
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Days by the seaside – or at least conjuring its spirit – are best enjoyed outside. Here’s how to get the beachy look in your back garden.
Fringed Hammock, £325
Bold Stripe Deck Chair, £165
Sun Lounger, £320.80
The Clothes & Accessories
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Ensure you look every bit as breezy as your home does, courtesy of the perfect straw hat and Breton top combo.
Adorn your walls with perennial reminders of seafaring and sea life.
Red Coral, Set of 6, £125
The Blue Ship, c.1934, £160
By Nancy Alsop