Luscious lawns, ripe strawberries, fruity inebriating liquid, plenty of oohs, aahs and smattering of home talent heartbreak. Is there anything more British than the spectacle that Wimbledon brings? This week signals another season of plucky Brits in all-white hoping to make history at SW19. In reality, it’ll be a Serbian or Swiss lifting the famous trophy.
As with anything inherently associated with our isles tough, there’s a certain sense of decorum, not least when it comes to dress code. Just ask Lewis Hamilton after he last year famously couldn’t get himself past the bouncers into the Royal Box due to a sartorial mishap.
So, this is how to ace your attire at the All England Club and look as effortless as a certain seven-time champion — no matter where you’re taking the tennis in from.
Look one: Murray Mound
If you’re with the masses on the Aorangi Terrace, that’s no reason to show up in an England jersey, cargo shorts and flip flops. Resort, instead, to a louche offering that’ll rival the style on show at the Riviera: laid back, breathable fabrics, dressed up in a discerning manner.