STYLE TIPS FOR A GREAT BRITISH PICNIC
Wicker hampers filled with beef and mustard sandwiches, plump strawberries and thick wedges of rich, dark fruit cake. Bright gingham rugs spread over verdant, freshly-cut grass and the gentle sounds of leather on willow floating by. This is the quintessential British picnic. While this may be a triumph of hope over experience (the British weather having the predictable habit of being rather unpredictable) we have nevertheless pulled together the perfect outfit for gentleman picnickers to bask in the summer sunshine.
Instantly soft and relaxed, nothing says ‘summer’ quite like linen. Smart, yet effortlessly cool, the natural properties of this popular summer fabric will keep you looking fresh and stylish in the heat; the perfect choice for seasonal al fresco dining.
Just the ticket for unwinding outdoors, cotton twill shorts can be easily teamed with any top of your choice. Relaxed and comfortable (should you need to engage in an impromptu game of Frisbee) there really is no other contender.
Boasting nautical origins, the deck shoe has become something of an all-round summer classic when it comes to gentlemen’s footwear. The smart choice for a casual event they work perfectly with cotton shorts and a linen shirt to finish off a flawless picnic outfit.