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Find the VOLVO OCEAN RACE MAN'S LOOK on MR PORTER

Date — 12 October, 2011

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MR PORTER is the first global online retail destination for men‘s style, combining editorial content with the best international menswear designers.

For this issue MR PORTER celebrates the Volvo Ocean Race Man’s look, fit for sailing and all the challenges which face the IWC VOR Team. Check out all products at www.mrporter.com

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Divetica’s Dionisio padded jacket is a must for cold sailing in tall waves. This dark blue down-filled padded jacket with a zip closure through the front and hood also has two zipped front pockets, ribbed cuffs and hem, and a brown lining- combining tailored masculinity with rugged functionality. Built for high performance and impeccable style, this high-shine jacket will keep you looking good and feeling warm on the high seas.
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Black leather boots from Diemme are the foundation of our VOR Man’s look, for comfort and water-immunity. With contrasting cream rubber Vibram soles, grey laces, D-ring eyelets, an embossed logo detail and full leather lining, these soles are hand-crafted from fine Italian materials for optimum performance. Wear them on and off the boat, or pair with favorite pair of jeans for a rugged take on city style.
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Shown below are black leather boots from Diemme with a J.Crew sweater and Dolce & Gabbana jeans, and our Duvetica jacket.

Keep your head warm above water with the S.N.S Herning Torso navy wool beanie hat in a waffle knit and ribbed trim. In chunky dark blue wool, this hand-knitted hat will be your cold-weather essential.
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Protect yourself from glare with Persol dark Havana folding sunglasses with green lenses, metal hinges and motif on lens. In a handsome light brown colourway, these cool sunglasses are a look straight from The Talented Mr Ripley – tuck them into a shirt breast pocket and you’re ready to go.
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Keep your toiletries safe from the elements with this black nylon Ralph Lauren Black Label wash bag with leather trims, a main compartment with one zipped and one press-stud pocket, two zipped external pockets, a metallic 'RL’ detail on one side and embossed logo at one end. A sturdy and stylish wash bag for time away from home.
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Stay connected to the outside world while you pursue new records by bringing your iPad along. Keep it safe from high waters with this Purple padded nylon iPad sleeve from COTEetCIEL with an elasticated pull tab opening and small logo detail on one side. Sleek and minimalist, this sleeve fits snugly over an iPad, providing protection without adding bulk. The unique opening provides easy access without compromising on design.
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