The 5 essentials you can't pack without
What are the 5 essentials well dressed gents pack in their suitcases before they jet off for the Summer sun? We asked Charles Finch, A.A. Gill and John Standing their essentials when packing.
My life after all is a big holiday!
Chucs swims and polo shirt
Battistoni fold up mac
T-shirt from 'Johnnies Tackle' Long Island
Binoculars in India for the Rapters, my fave
Chinos from J Crew, for anywhere
Iphone for instant camera
Rotting old pair of Ralph Lauren sneakers (most important)
Patouchli - my current favourite from Santa Maria Novella (it's important to smell good, especially when hot)
Small travelling shaving brush from Dr Harris & Co
Books - Heroditus and Icelandic Sagas
Safari Linen Shirts from Budd