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Coastal Style – Monaco Grand Prix 2018

Evoking a relaxed atmosphere, the Monaco Grand Prix might omit opulence however your style of dress needn’t be pretentious; rather for the occasion. Due to its coastal location, attendees dress with a flair of elegance as though it comes naturally. So whether you’re watching it from your balcony, off the deck of a yacht or heading to Amber Lounge, day and night wear comes with etiquette.

It’ll Be All White

In a place full of jet setters, ensuring your style is in check will guarantee you entry to the most exclusive parties in town. This doesn’t mean you need color in order to get noticed; white, ivory and champagne tones transmit femininity and purity. Encased in floral lace, Alexis’ Callie midi dress creates a delicate aesthetic, with its exposed midriff, décolletage and legs, and added pom pom embellishments for a fun finish. 

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Rainbow Accessories

Without looking like a future bride, introduce dimension with radiant accessories to complement a white palette. Redefining their signature look; Valentino has made a bold comeback. Featuring a timeless style, twist lock fastening and leather patchwork, the Spike clutch is vibrant and alive for exciting race days.

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Feminine Footwear

While the streets of Monte Carlo might not be the most heel-friendly, if you’re planning on partying at the like of Amber lounge until sunrise, a statement shoe is vital. Iconic for its butterfly featured heel, Sophia Webster’s footwear sit whimsically like a piece of art, perfect for that LBD or in our case, ‘little white dress’. You’ll be feeling like a true dancing queen, and you’re all set for the F1 Driver post race party.

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The Larger the Better

If there is one thing Southern Europeans don’t leave home without, it’s sunglasses, and this is Monaco, where size matters. Chunky frames and bold lines create vivid stand out silhouettes and Saint Laurent has it down to a T for scenes of cocktails and alfresco dining. Create an impression trackside with these square frames.

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Tailor Up

Dressing for the grand prix needn’t mean shirt and tie, however if there’s a time to do it, it’s during the Monaco Grand Prix. Play with colors and don’t be afraid to step out of your comfort zone. Acne Studios ‘Antibes’ suit, designed in blue-grey is made from stretch-cotton for comfort and ease with a cool sports-luxe aesthetic trackside or at the F1 Driver Fashion show.

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Cool and Casual

While the Monaco Grand Prix attracts visitors from all around the world, the location sits serenely on a backdrop of glistening waters accompanied by the sounds of the French Riviera. So much so, it’s easy to dress casual here, but rather than wear a polo choose something atypical. Gitman Vintage short sleeved button-down features a relaxed cut thats lightweight and breezy, that can be worn under a suit or with jeans. So whether you’re on a yacht or amongst the crowds you’ll be standout.

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Sole Trader

They say you can tell a lot about a man by his choice of shoes. Shoes don’t need to be polished to tell the story of your tastes however rich suede never goes unnoticed. Edward Green’s Portland Leather-trimmed suede tasseled Loafers are soft and luxurious for comfort that doesn’t compromise on style.

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Two-Tone

Create a cool finish with two-tone sunglasses. Handcrafted in Japan; Barton Perreira Roux sunglasses in acetate and gunmetal-tone titanium compliment the fast track environment while the round style and blue lenses give your outfit a retro look ideal for an historical setting.

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Time-Keeping

Considered a sports watch, the Rolex GMT Master-II combines both functionality with durability and what better item to style at the Monaco Grand Prix. Featuring its duo-color bezel of red and blue, this wristwatch will add a colorful burst to your outfit as the drivers cross the finish line.

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