It might not be this weekend—though there is a good chance it will be—or the next weekend, but soon enough you’re going to find yourself at the beach.
And you should be prepared.
Which is why we’re declaring it Beach Week here on Kempt, in an effort to send you to the shore in style. We’re rounding up all of the pertinent essentials, from reading material to sunglasses. In fact, that’s where we’re starting: the almighty shades.
It’s always nice to see a rising star on the make—especially when he knows his way around a velvet blazer.
The gentleman in question is Eddie Redmayne, spotted at the world premiere of My Week with Marilyn in which he seduces no less than Marilyn Monroe.
The jacket is from Alexander McQueen, impressive enough in its own right, but we’re particularly taken with that tie, which Mr. Redmayne is wearing tucked into his beltline as if he just stepped off the streets of Milan.
Making fun of high-fashion shows is usually pretty close to shooting fish in a barrel. They know it’s ridiculous; that’s the point. But while we’re willing to let the occasional rubber butcher outfit slide, we felt compelled to bring this particular Alexander McQueen outfit to light.
Usually, when you want to capture a thought in clothing form, you don’t want the thought to be “did he have chowder for lunch?”