Every era has its icon of the moment: For a while the handlebar mustache was popping up on everything from coffee shop signs to taxicabs to fake tattoos to T-shirts; before that it was the skull and crossbones. These days it’s all about the anchor. And with so many anchor-inspired fashions out there made for dry land, you don’t have to be a bona fide boater to wear one.

HELLO, SAILOR
Sailor Jerry anchor tee, $32
Here’s the best and cheapest way to wear a signature design from legendary tattoo artist Norman “Sailor Jerry” Collins—without the pain.

TIP-TOP TOP-SIDER
Sperry Top-Sider canvas boat shoes, $90
In its ubiquity the boat shoe has lost nearly all aquatic meaning. Here’s one cool way to remind people of its origins.

HANKIE PANKY
Onassis nautical-print bandanna, $68
The bandanna is the most versatile piece of fabric you can buy: napkin, tourniquet, headband, etc. This one anchors the argument.