Style / December 2018

Phillips x The Rake And Mr Porter: Part Two

To celebrate the upcoming auction of 121 rare watches at Phillips in New York, The Rake has expertly styled 12 timeless looks that unify horology and menswear. Here’s Part Two…

Jacket by Grenfell; Shirt by Emma Willis; Scarf by Anderson & Sheppard; Trousers by Rubinacci; Boots by Ludwig Reiter; Hat by Lock & Co; Watch is a circa 1955 Breitling Navitimer ‘Pre-806’ in stainless steel.

We're only one day away from the moment in which 121 highly sought-after watches will be going under the hammer at Phillips’ ‘Styled: Timeless Watches and How to Wear Them’ auction in New York. The themed auction is the first of its kind in the horology world, which sees 12 classes of vintage watches matched with a styled ensemble by The Rake’s own Grace Gilfeather. Whether it’s at the end of the aisle about to say ‘I do’ or in the Carribean with a rum punch in-hand, the common thread between each occasion is an uncompromising understanding of the basic tenets of men’s style. Furthermore, in the same way that there are codes of dress for specific situations, the same rules apply to what one wears on his wrist – in other words, dear reader, you don’t get married wearing a diver’s watch, nor do you go to Goodwood wearing a rose gold rectangular watch. Here, we introduce Part Two…

Safari

Having a multitude of pockets to utilize when on safari is incredibly practical, and Grenfell’s Shooter jacket is designed to be worn out in the field. Offset with a navy floral scarf and brought together with a pair of cream trousers and suede Chukka boots, the finishing touch is a Panama hat which will help keep the sun out of your eyes. An adventurous watch will no doubt help, and Breitling is known for its intrepid timepieces.

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Benedict Browne

Benedict is The Rake's Associate Style Editor.