Val's Linen Blazer
Things Real Men Know.
When you’re in the middle of the African desert, say at 3 a.m., and you have to exit the tent to relieve yourself, there is one rule—translucent green eyes floating in the dark mean go, yellow eyes mean zip up your tent and hold it.
This is what Valentino told me over Pims and cucumber sandwiches.
This is the same man who was thought to be lost at sea in Tulum after he went out dive-fishing during a monsoon. He showed back up four hours late (not later, but late) to the hotel with two large tunas slung over his shoulder.
Even his linen blazer is better.
It borders on those heavier fabrics like loden, tweed, or hessian, at least in appearance. I come to find out it is a 3.15 oz. linen, which is still breathable and light, and altogether better than mine.
Val’s Linen Blazer (No. 5663). Italian-style double-breasted blazer in 100% natural linen. Notched collar and lapels. Three exterior patch pockets (one at left chest, two at hips). Faux horn buttons. Half-lined in striped, contrasting taffeta. Will introduce an entirely new texture into your spring and summer wardrobe.Imported.