As If By Sea . . .

Coral and blue are a favorite summer pairing. This season, we’re loving textured elements that conjure objects from the ocean. Dive in!

  • Layer it on. An eclectic mix of necklaces elevates any outfit. Beaded tassel necklaces ($195 each), by Chan Luu, from Pumpz & Company, Galleria, 952-926-2252,; coral and gold chain ($25), from Parc Boutique, 320 Hennepin Ave. E., Mpls., 612-353-4966,

  • Swing those hips. Realistically, it won’t cover much. But this fringed swim skirt is sure to turn heads at the pool. Swim skirt ($134), by PilyQ, from Big Island Swim & Surf Company, 229 Water St., Excelsior, 952-923-2464,

  • Happy feet. Boat shoes should not be boring. This modern loafer is waterproof, too. Men’s lace loafer ($149), also from Big Island Swim & Surf

  • Ocean treasures. Sea-inspired objects add interest and dimension to your table or mantel. Decorative coral ($9.99 each) and sea urchin ($12.99), by Nate Berkus, all from Target,

  • Colorful cuffs. Stacked or single, these thick resin bracelets are a summer staple. Cuffs ($50 each), by Zenzii, also from Pumpz & Company

  • Underwater motif. This breezy multitasker will take you from lunch on the patio to a sunset cruise. Coral motif dress ($358), by Lilly Pulitzer, from Melly, Galleria, 952-929-9252,

  • Coral carryall. Summer demands a bright bag, and this one’s a classic, down to the gold chain strap. Handbag ($135), by DEAUX LUX, from Nordstrom, Mall of America, 952-883-2121,

  • Summer stripes. This graphic tank will punch up your solids, but for a truly modern take, pair it with patterned denim. Top ($58), by Yumi, from Karma, 867 Grand Ave., St. Paul, 651-291-1997,

  • Flower power. It’s the season for patterned pants, and this watercolor print feels soft and feminine. Floral print denim ($275), by Mother Denim, from Grethen House, 4930 France Ave. S., Edina, 952-926-8725,

    Step up the bling. Bejeweled sandals are this summer’s must-have—dressy, yet delightfully flat. Mishka sandals ($300), by Tuccia Di Capri, also from Pumpz & Company