Die Gorch Fockis a tall ship of the German Navy (Deutsche Marine). She is the second ship of that name as a sister ship of the Gorch Fock built in 1933. Both are named in honor of the German writer Johann Kinau who wrote under the pseudonym “Gorch Fock” and died in the battle of Jutland/Skagerrak in 1916. The modern-day Gorch Fock was built in 1958 and had undertaken 146 cruises by 2006, including a tour around the world in 1988. She is under the command of the Naval Academy in Flensburg-Mürwik.
The Oscars 2015 red carpet ushered in a new cool for the navy suit. Our two best dressed men were Oscar-winner Eddie Redmayne in midnight blue Alexander McQueen and Ansel Elgort in navy and black Prada, both showing off how to do formal without a black tux.
For guys out there looking to try something new for an upcoming wedding or black-tie event, here are Wantering’s most coveted navy pieces.