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Style Sheet: Dress to Impress at The Balmy Monaco Yacht Show

Home to luxury and utmost opulence, the Monaco Yacht Show withholds the title as the largest showcase for industry insiders. Home to award winning yacht designers and brokerage to the most sought after yachts, helicopters, private jets and reputable cars; attendees can experience the life of super yachting over Monaco’s Port Hercules.

Whether you’re there to scour the yachts themselves or there for business deals you want a key piece to stand out that can be worn from day to night. Temperley London’s cascading floral Woodland dress encapsulates the richness of their latest collection. Finished with a silk neck tie and flared sleeves this statement dress works with your busy schedule and cocktail party invites. With it’s high neckline, you can easily pin your hair up for girl boss mode or curl to the side for a soft finish.

With such intricate dealing in a dress like this you want neutral accessories. Think nude and black for a classic finish to give attention to your statement piece. Gianvito Rossi has you covered when it comes to comfort and style. Their Plexi courts feature beige toe and heel and clear plastic sides for a modern cut, with a middle heel height for comfort amongst the superyachts and parties.

Spending all day in the light sea breeze, taking a good jacket or shawl is important. Armani‘s contemporary classic blazer has a concealed fastening for a clean finish. Made from woven luxury silk, the grey hue is versatile that makes for easy layering.

 

Chloe’s recognizable Faye bag is the perfect mix between a day shoulder bag and a clutch to be worn after dark. Whether to store your go-to make up pieces or business cards on the day, it’s large suede front flap and gold hardware makes utilizing it, easy.

For day time business lightweight cotton trousers will keep you cool worn with a crisp white shirt, giving you ease of comfort whilst still displaying an air of tailoring that is more relaxed than a day in the office. Brunello Cucinelli’s Ages Gabardine Chinos made from pure cotton have a washed feel, featuring a straight leg fit for a modern cut with comfort to last all day under the balmy sun.

Amongst talking business, lunching and soaking in the Monaco backdrop you want to keep your tailoring subtle. Checked, plaid or a lightweight navy wool jackets are great to complement your trousers. For evening events and dinners, choose something lux; velvet, suede in jade green, navy or black for added sophistication and elegance. Alexander McQueen’s single breasted blazer has a rich velvet finish with notched lapel and pocket placement for a classic evening look. Pair with tailored trousers and dress shoes.

If you’re a natural yacht hopper, now is your chance to make the most of boat shoes or suede driving shoes. Keep the colors of your accessories neutral in navy, tans and grey. Tod’s suede driving shoes feature a non-slip rubber studded sole for practicality and finished front tie detail.

For a splash of color, add a pocket square and sunglasses for the day events, leave your tie and cufflinks until the evening. Serà Fine Silk handmade in Italy, with ancient refined silks creating colorful prints and refined patterns that your suit jacket needs.

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