Although there is no official dress code for the Grand National, this is the race to show off your dapper style. Don’t fade in to the background; swap those dull work suit colours for a more vibrant shade.
Suitsupply’s Lazio pure wool blue suit would fit the bill – Literally!
This brand’s mantra is ‘Don’t just fit in, find your own perfect fit’. Buy online, have it delivered or collect from one of their three London stores. Here you can try it on and if required for a small fee they will offer in house tailoring alterations that can be completed while you wait (elaborate alterations will only take approx three days).
Founded in the Netherlands in 2000 by Fokke de Jong, Suitsupply focuses on attention to detail, crafted tailoring at affordable prices.
As a member of the Fair Wear Foundation, the brand promotes thriving working environments and fair labour conditions throughout their supply chain. This particular suit is woven from 100% wool by Italy’s Vitale Barberis Canonico mill.
Update the classic striped shirt with flowers. The print on this limited edition shirt by Blaqua features a pattern of pink roses amongst a fine two tone blue stripe. Fabric is 100% cotton of OEKO-TEX standard, digitally printed in lake Como Italy and then made in to a shirt in Perugia Italy. Features are under buttoned collar, double button neckband, double cuffs and fly front. Price £225.
Blaqua was founded in 2007 by Simon Green and Debbie Jeffrey who started trading in Forest Hill, South London. Now they trade online and by appointment.
The Hancock hand burnished deep chocolate tone belt in Italian calf leather has been handmade by specialist craftsmen in Spain using their traditional belt making skills. The satin gunmetal buckle has been made by artisans in France. Price £140.
His belief in specialisation and the lost art of retail drove Justin Elliot Rhodes to create an independent specialist belt brand in 2004. From his London stores he offers on-site custom sizing and an interchangeable system where you can mix and match your buckles and straps.
Raise the bar with your sunnies and be stylish plus eco friendly with the on trend top bar style from Swole Panda. The Morpheus sunglasses feature sustainable bamboo, gunmetal and tortoise shell frames. They can also be fitted with prescription lenses. 100% UVA/UVB protection Price £59.95 via Etsy.
Co founder Oliver Slacke learned about sustainable development whilst studying Geography at Kings College London and decided he wanted to create an accessories brand with sustainability to minimise the impact we are having on the natural environment. And so Swole Panda in 2016, the bamboo clothing and accessories brand was born.