Punta del Este Jacket
The old gaucho’s leather belt is studded with silver coins to convey high status; the blonde woman’s leather jacket is devoid of ornament.
As he respectfully removes his wide-brimmed hat, however, there is no doubt about who owns the estancia.
Been in her family since the 1880s, when they moved from England. She rides at the Hurlingham Club, takes 4 o’clock tea…and when she wants a jacket like this, she shops in Punta del Este.
Punta del Este Jacket (No. 1793), found at a ritzy shop in the South American Riviera. Rich, soft, supple aged goatskin leather. Alluring curved seams and darts, nipped waist, straight hip-length cut. Commanding stand collar. Double-welted pockets and buttonholes, faux horn buttons.
Sizes: 0 through 20.
Color: Brown, with iridescent Brown twill lining.