Sunday, 8 May 2011

Style Icon XXIX; King George V

Often overlooked (maybe, and maybe wrongly, as a stuffy dresser, in comparison with his eldest son), King George V was quite a snappy dresser and famed for noticing 'wrong clothes' Here he is, in an unusual colour shot, wearing an Ordinary Seaman's cap: "If it's good enough for them, then it's good enough for me", steering his beloved yacht HMY Britannia, at Cowes, circa 1930:

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