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Kate Middleton looked ready to set sail when she showed up in the city of Plymouth to support the 1851 Trust, a charity that uses sailing and the maritime industry to inspire children in sports, education and technology.
The Duchess of Cambridge stepped out in a navy and white striped jumper paired with flattering crisp white shorts with elegant gold button details. While bright white shorts aren’t always easy to put on, leave it up to Kate to mold a silhouette that looked perfect for the occasion. She completed her daytime look with simple gold earrings and her favorite Superga sneakers — two styling choices that scored big in our book.
If you’re inspired to invest in similar pieces, we don’t blame you. After all, there’s something nostalgic about classic stripes and white summer shorts – a tried and true combination. We’ve rounded up a few tops and bottoms that nail the nautical look, including this charming sailor sweater from And Other Stories that’s currently 50 percent off. It even features gold buttons at the shoulder closure, a clever detail reminiscent of Kate’s signature style.
Tory Burch and J.Crew also had similar options on sale, so it’s safe to say this is the week to get these discounted tops while they’re still in stock. As far as white shorts go, we’ve come up with tons of pairs to fit the bill, including these J.Crew shorts, which are currently 30 percent off with code SHOP NOW. Also check out this tailored option from Susana Monaco that can easily be teamed with an oversized blazer, textured blouse or ribbed tank top for ultimate versatility.
Shop these stylish options below and act fast – almost everything is currently on sale.
Buy it! J.Crew Oversized Crew Neck Jumper, $93.99 with code SHOPNOW (originally $118); jcrew.com
Buy it! Tory Burch Breton Stripe Cotton Sweater, $149 (originally $258); toryburch.com
Buy it! And Other Stories Sailor Stripe Sweater, $49.99 (Original $99); stories.com
Buy it! J.Crew Stretch Chino Short, $41.65 with code SHOPNOW (orig. $59.50); jcrew.com
Buy it! Susana Monaco tailored shorts, $128; revolve.com
Buy it! Joe’s The Emmy Button-Fly Denim Shorts, $82.80 (originally $138); nordstrom.com