The invitations are out and the RSVPs are in. Now that boat party season is in full swing, avoid running a ground on what to wear this weekend. Here are nine luxury fashion items and accessories to steer your party style on the right course. 

 Gucci shirt

884082_mrp_in_l.jpg (original size)Before hibiscus prints flash before your eyes, try this season’s button-up, the camp shirt. Worn louche and untucked, Gucci’s animal galactic print in silk-twill puts the phwoar back into boating soirees. But it’s the spread collar and fit that sets this shirt apart, retro-boxy and roomy, so a summer t-shirt can slip underneath. 

Available at mrporter.com 

Alexander McQueen shades
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What’s a boat party without a pair of shades? These aviator style frames from Alexander McQueen are the perfect blend of savvy style – note the subtle skull motif – and timeless masculinity, with a gunmetal frame and tortoiseshell acetate tips for a faultless, classic look. And, they’re Italian made.

Available at lanecrawford.com

 Fendi swim shorts 

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These black and blue 'Bag Bugs' swim shorts from Fendi are the perfect talking point, and feature an elastic waistband with practical side pockets.

Available at farfetch.com

 Bally belt
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Bringing back the belt this summer is a must with Bally. Formal in construction, the Swiss-designed leather belt comes slim and neat; the feature being its white cotton finish, licked with a bold liquorice stripe. Nothing office-y here.

Available at farfetch.com

 Oliver Spencer T-shirt
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Bring out the Breton shirt. The classic companion to white pants, Oliver Spencer’s navy striped t-shirt comes slim, not tight and cut from soft jersey fabric, perfect as an under-layer peeping through a shirt-jacket. Or simply sport it solo. And try a loose tuck to keep it neat.

Available at matchesfashion.com

 Luis Morais bracelet 

824494_mrp_in_xl (1).jpg (original size)A bracelet serves as an attractive addition to your next soiree. Opt for a high-end design such as the two-tone hematite and glass bead piece from Luis Morais. which is sure to charm with a gold detail inset with diamonds. Wrap it twice on the wrist for added depth.

Available at mrporter.com

 Mulo slip-ons

1085835_1.jpg (original size)Boat shoes for a boat party are predictable. Look to loafers. Light and bright, a pair of beige slip-ons – sans socks – pair for a tonal look under white pants. Mulo’s Italian-made linen loafers come with elasticated side panels and grosgrain pull-tab for easy on-and-off-again access. And if you’re a flanneur on deck, there’s a cushioned leather insole for increased comfort.

Available at matchesfashion.com

Thom Browne money wallet

Downloads1.jpgThis Thom Browne card holder is not only water-resistant but extra sturdy with pebble grain leather. The tricolour tab is perfect for nautical adventures and better yet, instantly recognisable.

 Available at lanecrawford.com

 D1 Milano watch
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Bring in Martini-o’clock with a sophisticated watch. A hybrid of gentlemanly styles, the cutout dial automatic watch from D1 Milano features a modern exterior in stainless steel and a transparent sapphire glass case. Minimalist in design, a closer look shows the timepiece’s craftsmanship and Japanese spring drive mechanical movement.

Available at lanecrawford.com

 

Tags: Party, Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Luis Morais, D1 Milano, Oliver Spencer, Want Les Essentials, Mulo, Boat, Alexander McQueen, Bally, Menswear