Albert Hammond Jr. Takes On Monaco’s F1 Race in Suits That He Designed

Albert Hammond Jr. Takes On Monaco’s F1 Race in Suits That He Designed

And the life vests are?
And the life vests are?
Photo: Courtesy of Albert Hammond Jr.
Day one: Welcome to our first Formula 1 experience.
Day one: Welcome to our first Formula 1 experience.
Photo: Courtesy of Albert Hammond Jr.
Hmm, I thought they were lower to the ground.
Hmm, I thought they were lower to the ground.
Photo: Courtesy of Albert Hammond Jr.
Yes, Riccardo, for the 100th time, the racing suit is not making you look fat.
Yes, Riccardo, for the 100th time, the racing suit is not making you look fat.
Photo: Courtesy of Albert Hammond Jr.
Sharing is caring? What happens when they tell you only one of you can drive.
Sharing is caring? What happens when they tell you only one of you can drive.
Photo: Courtesy of Albert Hammond Jr.
Dinner date at Quai des Artistes.
Dinner date at Quai des Artistes.
Photo: Courtesy of Albert Hammond Jr.
Taking a stroll through the grid with my special lady friend.
Taking a stroll through the grid with my special lady friend.
Photo: Courtesy of Albert Hammond Jr.
End of an amazing weekend. Goodbye, Monaco! Off to Vienna.
End of an amazing weekend. Goodbye, Monaco! Off to Vienna.
Photo: Courtesy of Albert Hammond Jr.

Monaco’s Grand Prix is one of the premier automobile events in the world—from the luxurious French Riviera setting to the winding streets on which the race takes place (technically called the Circuit de Monaco). If you are at all interested in Formula 1 races, chances are you wouldn’t pass up an opportunity to go to this one.

The Strokes’s guitarist, Albert Hammond Jr., and his wife, Justyna, didn’t hesitate when Red Bull offered to bring them as guests to the F1 race this year. Fresh off releasing his fourth studio album, Francis Trouble, Hammond celebrated by going to his very first F1 race in a number of custom-made Doyle & Mueser and Trunk Club suits that he designed himself. “What else would a rock star wear to a party?” Hammond says of his sharp, Riviera-appropriate ensembles. “Suits allow you to get into places that you haven’t been before, and it was my first time in Monaco.” Take a look at the couple’s Monaco photo diary, above—from sitting pretty in a boat to getting in the thick of the action on the streets, all in breezy summer style, of course.

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