The 1980’s gave us many stylistic references, but for the high-end dresser, the glamorous nautical mood retains much mileage. Red, white and blue has remained a constant through the decades, but the 80’s gave the look a luxury twist. For her, slicked back hair and red lips team with nautical pieces from iconic brands Gucci, Lanvin and Christian Dior. For him, a double breasted blazer from Dunhill and loafers from Tods jostle with statement making timepieces and ‘look at me’ accessories.the look is classic nautical chic with just a touch of the exhibitionist.
Hotel du Cap Eden Roc is one of Europe’s most legendary properties, set on the tip of Cap d’antibes between Cannes and Nice, and is a perfect match for the glamour of the 1980’s inspired nautical wardrobe. Established in 1870, it has remained a constant with the world’s elite since the 1950’s, maintaining its status throughout the decades through its timeless style and annual renovations. Stay in one of the 118 rooms, suites or spectacular private villas and relax in the iconic seawater pool hollowed out of the rock above the sea, or the prestigious Sisley spa. For the more energetic get top level tennis coaching on one of 5 courts, or charter a private luxury yacht from the hotel’s private landing stage to see the French Riviera in style. hotel-du-cap-eden-roc.com
Outfit DUNHILL The British brand gets a retro tweak, with a subtle nod to mid-century icons, and yet the nautical styling suits 1980’s inspired wardrobe.
BAG THOM BROWNE at Mrporter. com A pebble grained leather backpack from the New York brand has a contemporary classic style with a refined but quirky edge. Shoe TODS The classic loafer interpreted in sky blue suede strikes a statement note.
Watch HUBLOT at The Hourglass
The Big Bang Sang is one of a limited edition of just 100, in King Gold, with a sapphire face, rubber and Schedoni leather strap and water resistant to 100 meters.
Sunglasses RAYBAN at Luxottica Taking collection inspiration from contemporary trailblazers, these crystal rainbow mirror lenses are a new style dimension for sunglasses.