Location: New Port Yacht Club
Mr. Wooster has been known to oil down to the South of France this time of year, to get away from the more demanding of his aunts as much as the weather. But he also starts to yearn for the lighter, more cheerful raiment that summer brings. To wit, his navy serge, double-breasted blazer with the jolly brass buttons, paired here with white flannel trousers and a Panama hat shaped in the Homburg style. We would prefer a Optimo style of Panama (see our latest wish-list post), but we’ll take what we can get.
We’ve also seen this classic blazer paired with cream-coloured short pants and a jaunty captain’s cap in a fashion illustration from the 1930s. Bow ties and ascots are appropriate neckwear, as well as the tie, but this particular model only comes with a tie. We have found, however, that one can get away with wearing a shirt from another maker rather than the shirt meant for the jacket, in which case one may be able to experiment with other neckwear options, as we’ve done here.
Blazer ~ Hoorenbeek, Double Breasted in blue
Trousers ~ Just Because, men’s mesh suit slacks, Modern Gatsby Collection in white
Shirt (second photo) ~ Kauna XIV in white
Tie (second photo) ~ W Bow Tie, striped fabrics @ SL Marketplace
Hat ~ Hyacinthe Luynes, Straw Homburg Hat @ SL Marketplace
Shoes ~ Lapoint & Bastchild wingtip with single and two-tone options (includes HUD)
Cigarette ~ Sinister Designs, cigarette sculpty v.3, from SL marketplace
Skin ~ Hermony, Leon
Eyes ~ Aveline mesh eyes in hazel, L$0@SL Marketplace
Dressed for L$1459 & L$1808