When in Rome, put on a Percival polo. No less than, that is what Andrew Garfield did again in July of final 12 months. Striding the cobbled streets en path to Valentino’s “The Starting” AW23 present, Garfield was noticed layering Percival’s Piccante knit polo over a ribbed knit vest in a pointy, sun-soaked picture of traditional Italiano model.
Garfield is on no account the primary celeb to again the London-based model, however his help for Percival comes off of the again of Chris Evans sporting the Impressionist polo on the pink carpet final summer season, Paul Mescal taking his choose to the Cartier Fashion Et Luxe At The Goodwood Pageant Of Velocity, Michael B. Jordan packing Percival for his press junkets, and even the Rock repping the model on his grid. However why? In case you ask us, it is the straightforward sharpness of the label that is resulted in its being donned by the largest dons in menswear. It is fuss-free, clear, and sharp. That, and its comparative affordability to these labels the celebs sometimes attain for means it could actually simply be additionally positioned within the collections of us mere mortals. A win-win.
After flying off of the web cabinets final summer season quicker than you possibly can say “Aperol spritz”, Garfield’s ‘Casa Piccante’ shirt is again, freshly performed out in three muted colorways: a timeless navy, a saturated rust orange, and, his personal favourite, forest inexperienced.
With that in thoughts, if it is styling ideas you are searching for, then name off the search. For a extra formal outing, we would recommend letting the ‘Piccante’ poke out from behind a navy linen suit or tucked neatly into pressed, tailor-made pants and accessorized with a silver chain necklace. For one thing extra informal? That is simple. Simply check out the Garf: slip on some khaki-hued chinos (pressed, ideally) and a pair of Gucci x Adidas Gazelles, and also you’re prepared in your stroll by means of the backstreets of Milan…or your native beer backyard—no matter’s nearest.
This story was initially printed on British GQ with the headline, “Fear not, Andrew Garfield’s razor-sharp Percival polo has finally been restocked”.
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