Palm Beach Style Sheet: Combining Casual and Couture
The annual Palm Beach International Boat Show is a fixture on any yachting enthusiast’s calendar, and the jet set flock to the sparkling Florida coasts to take part in the revelry.
Packing for a trip to Florida certainly requires some casual wear, however we’ve placed our emphasis on accessories that are easy to include in your luggage and will make a huge impact on your ensemble. We’ve selected clutches, heels, sneakers, totes and timepieces that will ensure that however you dress, you will impress.
Bright colors and bold patterns are embraced in Florida – look at the perfectly clashing colors of the recommended Bottega Veneta dress for inspiration. The Florida climate can be steamy, so in this case, less may be more – literally.
An evening of classic cabaret at Palm Beach’s famed Royal Room provides an excellent excuse to bring out the most glamorous pieces in your travelling wardrobe. An item that doesn’t take up space but makes a style statement is the Bow Clutch from Jimmy Choo.
The elegantly rounded evening clutch features a curved metal bar that doubles as a hand support for comfortable carrying. Lined with beautifully soft Nappa leather, this clutch is luxurious inside and out.
Step out in style in Aquazzura’s Flora Sandal. An eye-catching combination of blue and white, the mediterranean palette makes this sandal perfect for strutting the sparkling shores of Palm Beach or making an appearance at the North Palm Beach Country Club – home of the Jack Nicklaus Golf Course.
This stiletto heel features a floral appliqué adding a playful touch to any look – be it a cocktail dress or a pair of cropped white trousers.
Cavalli Couture comprises a highly specialised team dedicated to bringing to life the visions of discerning fashionistas around the globe.
Made-to-measure gowns ensure a perfect fit, and as the couture team will create exactly what you’ve dreamed up, the end result is a unique piece that will have heads turning when you’re mingling with the jet set in Palm Beach’s most exclusive establishments .
Rest assured, the very talented Cavalli artisans work with only the finest materials and their attention to detail is second to none.
Ladies can sparkle through the days and nights in Palm Beach by adorning their wrist with this beautiful creation from Cartier.
Crafted from white gold, embellished with fifteen oval Mozambique rubies totaling 24.93 carats, as well as emerald and brilliant cut diamonds, it’s understandable why you won’t want to take it off. Wear it with with evening couture, or when the sun’s out, team this piece with a white linen shirt with the cuffs stylishly rolled back.
The understated elegance of Bottega Veneta – recognisable to those who are well versed in the world of high fashion – suits cocktail hour or a private dining experience at Cafe Boulud – one of Palm Beach’s most coveted dining destinations.
Rich colours and intricate detailing, including sparkling accents and hand embroidered beadwork, complement the feminine silhouette Bottega Veneta is admired for.
Dunhill creates menswear that is contemporary with a preppy edge – perfect for throwing in a suitcase and looking effortlessly chic at your destination. Days spent at the Palm Beach Boat Show call for smart casual ensembles – look no further than navy blues. We recommend the Breton Stripe Crew Neck and the St James Fit Single Breasted Navy Blazer from Dunhill’s new collection for elegant and comfortable daywear.
Made in Italy from butter soft calf skin, this slip-on sneaker from Salvatore Ferragamo’s Pre-Spring 2017 Men’s Collection is a great footwear option for days browsing the high-end boutiques at Palm Beach’s Worth Avenue which features the very best of resort and designer fashion in a beautiful setting.
A high-quality tote is the perfect gentleman’s companion for days sailing, or spent strolling Palm Beach’s exclusive shopping areas. Striped cord fabric weaved from cotton has been waxed to achieve style and durability, and the bag features smooth leather handles. Simple in design, the OHare Shopper tote is functional and fashionable.
Start your day in style, and be reminded of your yachting lifestyle whenever you glance at your wrist for the time. The Marine Regatta Chronograph has groundbreaking features designed with the support of Artemis Racing, including a sweep Regatta countdown timer and a bi-directional seconds hand that is designed to time races. This timepiece’s easy elegance makes it just as suitable for days sailing as for fine dining experiences.