Off to the monthly lunch with a dozen younger members of the Travellers Club Paris:

The Club’s tie, with its black, orange and white stripes, is probably the single most difficult tie to match with any outfit — at least it’s distinctive, so you’ll never bump in to someone wearing a similar tie who is not actually a member of the Club, but that’s about the only benefit of this god-awful color scheme.

Orazio Luciano La Vera Sartoria Napoletana CMT MTM handmade suit from Jean-Manuel Moreau, from wool & cashmere fabric picked up cheap as odd length on eBay. Thomas Pink shirt with bespoke collar by Moreau. Finsbury black brogues. Charvet gray braces.