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Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt is the wife of Harold S. Vanderbilt, the grand old man of the America's Cup, but an equally enviable fact about her is that through all her years in sport she has managed to wear sports clothes with such style and know-how that she might have inspired the phrase, the Sporting Look.

At sea, the Vanderbilts and their crews are the best-dressed in yachting. And she applies the same shipshape approach to her golf dress. Here, at The Country Club of Florida in Delray Beach, where she plays in the winter with Pro Johnny Farrell, Mrs. Vanderbilt wears a beige bouclé cardigan—a style she has in many colors to match her tweed golf skirts—over a short-sleeved knit shirt, both from Emilio Pucci. Her accessories are worn with the same Vanderbilt flair: Italian raffia hat pulled smartly down, a silk scarf knotted at the neck.