For the current issue of Gentleman’s Journal, we headed to the City of Masks, Venice, with Oliver Cheshire to showcase the best in eveningwear for the upcoming party season.
This self-styled shoot saw Cheshire donning an array of elegant pieces — including ivory dinner jackets, a variety of velvets and an antique, paisley wool smoking number. If you’re in need of any inspiration, take a look below…
Smoking jacket £POA/$POA shirt £85/$125 trousers £200/$295 bowtie £50/$75 hackett.com
Lighting up on one on Venice’s famous bridges, Cheshire dons a velvet number from heritage British tailors,
Dressing gown £2,500/$4,250 newandlingwood.com
Smoking jacket £850/$984.58 and shirt £330/$382.25 emmawillis.com
In subtle prints, Cheshire showcases some more casual looks from
Emma Willis and New & Lingwood.
Jacket £795/$1,036 trousers £255/$332 shirt £125/$163 and bowtie £75/$97 chesterbarrie.co.uk
Making himself at home on the Venetian Lagoon, Cheshire wears a velvet tuxedo from Chester Barrie.
Tuxedo £1,260/$2,350 shirt £225/$295 bowtie £90/$140 canali.com
Shirt £235/$307 and cufflinks £350/458 both huntsmansavilerow.com
Taking in the tranquility of an evening in The City of Masks, Cheshire gets to know the local pigeons in
Canali, before donning a Huntsman shirt over a bowl of the finest Italian spaghetti.
Coat £995/$1,750 shirt £125/$225 bowtie £55/$95 newandlingwood.com
Strolling through Piazza San Marco, Cheshire puts on a show in a sweeping
New & Lingwood coat.
Tuxedo £1,995/$2,600, evening shirt £145/$190 and bowtie £45/$60 gievesandhawkes.com
Suit £1,690/$2,580 shirt £345/$520 and bowtie £120/$180 all prada.com
An education in black tie, Cheshire wears
Prada and Gieves & Hawkes during an evening in the floating city.
Shirt £195/$254 and bowtie £90/$117 turnbullandasser.co.uk
Making a splash in one of the enclosed bays of the Adriatic Sea, Cheshire wears
Turnbull & Asser.
This shoot features in the Nov/Dec issue of Gentleman’s Journal. To subscribe, click here…