Inspired By: Wimbledon & Classic Country Club Style

The Championships, Wimbledon (or as we know it better as simply “Wimbledon”) is a must-see event from the end of June through July 10. Its traditions are many: a booth for the Royal Family, an official dessert of strawberries and cream for spectators, and a proper dress code for the competitors. There’s also the inspiring setting of The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club, which includes pristine manicured grounds and the newly designed Champions Rooms. While few will get to see the interiors of the club, we’re taking inspiration from the traditional yet slightly vintage aesthetic that is common to the “country club” look with these stylish pieces:Serve breakfast on the terrace. Your strawberry scones with clotted cream and Earl Grey tea will feel at home on the Janus Et Cie Surrey Dining Table and Side Chairs. The set reinterprets the classic Chippendale style in a weathered wood.Janus et Cie Lounge ChairIn the afternoon, sit by the pool in the fabulous Lucy Adjustable Chaise Lounge. Wicker is, of course, a classic — and key to that preppy-vintage country club look. Solid-hued cushions in green or coral would pair nicely with the fresh white wicker.

Relax with a good book on the porch sitting on this Vintage Green Wicker Seating Set. The green wicker seats sport cushions that are covered in a lovely muted hydrangea print upholstery. The set would also work nicely in a large bedroom that has a seating area.

Smell the freshly cut grass, listen to the tap of the mallet, and sip your sloe gin fizz while you watch a game of croquet from the Janus Et Cie Orleans Wicker Armchairs. Sold in a set of two, these would look attractive at the head and foot of your dining table to contrast your current set of chairs.

Dreary weather outside? Head indoors to the classic Gustav Carroll Flip-Top Game Table. Its leather top flips up to reveal a maple inlay that’s suitable for a game of chess or backgammon.

Bar Cart

Bring cocktail hour anywhere with the Maison Jansen Style Bar Cart. It channels mid-century simplicity with sleek lines, glass shelves, and brass construction. Stock it with everything you need for Pimm’s cups, gin and tonics, martinis, and other classic cocktails.

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Punctuate tailored hedges or perhaps a stately porch with the Janus et Cie Chatsworth Fancy Bench. It makes a whimsical statement in any setting, with its fanciful silhouette and classic white frame. This is the type of bench that wouldn’t feel out of place in a Slim Aarons photograph.

Trophy

The Faux Bois Trophy Vase by Oly Studio winks at the classic trophy form. Display this unusual accent piece alone (perhaps on a mantel or on a bar cart) or use it as a vessel for fresh-cut garden blooms or greenery.

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