If you follow what people are wearing all over the world, you might know that the sailor shirt is very popular in Japan. It is actually their school uniform for students. Over the years Korea has adopted this too, and there are more and more celebrities who wear the sailor shirt every now and then. Recently, more and more people in Europe and the USA are wearing something that is inspired or heavily influenced by the sailor shirt. Let me show you some of these sailor shirt outfit ideas and see if you like this emerging trend or not.
Navy sailor shirt with white stripes
To start this creative and interesting list, I’m going to show you how some people wear them in Asian countries. Here is a navy sailor shirt that comes with some white stripes. You can pair it with white shorts and white heeled sandals to look refreshing and youthful.
Dark blue and white striped V-neck t-shirt
Now let’s do a 180 degree turn and look at an outfit that feels like a sailing shirt. You can wear a dark blue and white striped V-neck t-shirt and green shorts. Pair them with black sandals for a unique and casual look. This way of taking the idea of a sailor shirt outfit should be very easy for most of you to pull off.
Black sailor shirt with blue bow
As you can see from the previous outfit, wearing a navy and white striped V-neck t-shirt can make you look like a sailor shirt. But it really isn’t as fun as wearing a real one. Here is a real sailor shirt, this time in black with a blue bow. You can easily pair it with a white skirt and white sandals.
White and Navy Sailor T-Shirt with Pleated Mini Skirt
I like this t-shirt a lot as it is obviously a white and dark blue sailor shirt, but the exaggerated details are removed for ease of wear. You can combine the shirt with a pleated navy mini skirt. Combine them with black ballerinas to give the look a feminine touch.
Short shirt with navy skater mini skirt
This picture shows a pretty typical way of dressing in current Korean pop culture. The girl wears a short sailor shirt with a dark blue skater skirt and black, thigh-high lace-up boots. There, skinny fit and low-key sexy outfits are the current trend and it looks like the trend will stay here, at least for another decade or so.
Wear it with Big Red Bow and Black Flared Mini Shorts
Wearing a sailor shirt as a casual street outfit is already a very creative and playful activity. To make it even better, you can wear a large red bow to match your sailor shirt. Pair them with black mini shorts and dark green open toe ballet flats to complete this cute and attractive look.
Two-tone mini skater shirt dress with high thigh socks
This is just a beautiful and youthful shirt dress. It is a two-tone mini skater sailor shirt, the top of which is a white sailor shirt and the bottom of which is a super mini marine skater skirt. To match the dress perfectly, you can wear dark blue stockings with white stripes. Wear black leather tips to complete the outfit.
Dark blue and gray striped t-shirt with denim shorts
Now let’s go back to the west and check out a casual outfit that resembles a sailor shirt outfit. To achieve this casual and stylish look, you can simply wear a dark blue and gray striped t-shirt and pair it with denim shorts. Tie a chambray shirt around your waist to look super chic. For the shoes, you can just wear white sneakers.
White long-sleeved sailor shirt with a high-waisted mini skirt with a button placket
It can slow down these days as celebrities in the US start wearing the sailor shirt as part of their outfits. For example, here is a white long-sleeved sailor shirt paired with a dark blue high-waisted mini skirt with a button facing. Pair that with black suede over the knee boots to complete this super chic look.
Wear it with dark blue flared shorts and boots
Here is a very similar outfit to the previous one. In fact, the sailor shirt is exactly the same. However, by wearing it with different parts, the overall look is very different. For example, the sailor shirt is combined with dark blue, high-waisted, flared shorts. You can pair those with brown leather boots to add a stylish touch to the outfit.
White t-shirt with navy V-neck
Here is another example of a white t-shirt with a navy v-neck. It’s close enough to a sailor shirt. You can pair it with a dark blue mini shorts and white sandals to look both casual and refreshing.
Blue and white striped t-shirt with a straw hat
For a happy and casual look, you can choose a blue and white striped t-shirt. Pair it with navy shorts and navy ballerinas. Wear a straw hat to complete this outfit that probably just gives you a bit of a sailor’s style.
White flared mini dress with dark blue silk scarf
You can also create an outfit with a bit of a sailor’s style by wearing a dark blue silk bow scarf that resembles the dark blue collar of a sailor’s shirt. A white mini dress and black strappy sandals are the perfect accompaniment to your outfit.
Dark blue and white striped t-shirt with a white collar shirt
Another way to simulate the sailor shirt is to wear a dark blue and white striped long sleeve t-shirt over a white collor shirt and let the collar peek out of the t-shirt. Wear it with a black knee length skirt and black pointed toe heels to complete this elegant casual outfit.
Here are the sailor shirt outfit ideas that I would like to share with you. It’s a little early to say that the sailor shirt is going to be a big part of the fashion world. But as the world shrinks and Asian countries promote the sailor shirt, it would be fun to see more of it in the mainstream.