This Saturday, the 106th Race to Mackinac begins with Ashore Thing, the official Parade of Boats viewing party hosted by Michigan Avenue and the Chicago Yacht Club. Arrive in style with these nautical picks for men and women.
Lidia Polo Dress ($295). Tory Burch, 45 Oak St., 312-280-0010
Tory Burch’s feminine take on the striped polo is one way to dress for the occasion.
Gant Rugger Mixed Stripe-Pattern “The Rugger” Polo ($135). Barneys New York, 15 E. Oak St., 312-587-1700
The dress code for men? Casual. Stay cool in this cotton polo with nauticalstripes.
Exclusive For Intermix Sleeveless Poplin Button Down ($198). 40 E. Delaware Pl., 312-640-2922
This cotton peplum top, paired with white cropped jeans, makes an outfit fit for land or sea.
Italia Independent Squared Frame Sunglasses ($210). Barneys New York, 15 E. Oak St., 312-587-1700
Sleek, blue sunglasses are a nautical alternative to dark men's frames.
High Waist Back Zip Pant ($220). Alice + Olivia, 919 N. Michigan Ave., 312-273-1254
Alice + Olivia's wide-leg sailor pants blend a current trend with the classic sailor uniform.
Alythea Skirt ($58). Bloomingdale's, 900 N. Michigan Ave., 312-440-4460
This nautical, box-pleated skirt is a preppy piece to show your affinity for sailing.
Lacoste “Corbon 7” Boat Shoe ($135). Nordstrom, 55 E. Grand Ave., 312-464-1515
Lively boat shoes spruce up any shirt-and-khakis pairing.
Nordstrom-Exclusive Sperry Top-Sider Goldfish Wedge ($98). 55 E. Grand Ave., 312-464-1515
These irresistible wedges give the comfort of boat shoes with a 3" boost.
MICHAEL Michael Kors Medium Jet Set Center-Stripe Travel Tote ($298). 900 N. Michigan Ave., Ste. L1-8, 312-640-1122
A structured, navy-and-white tote will carry the day's essentials.