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Principles for Choosing Better Ties

October 21, 2019

Principles For Choosing Better Ties

If the suit is dead, the industry around lamenting its demise is alive and thriving. Over the weekend, Richard Godwin…

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The Secret to Building a Tie Collection For Less Money

October 18, 2017

The Secret To Building A Tie Collection For Less Money

When you’re just starting to build a wardrobe, costs can be daunting. Well-tailored suits often run into the four-figures; good…

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Menswear Blog DLA Starts New Clothing Line

July 5, 2017

Menswear Blog DLA Starts New Clothing Line

If you’ve been reading menswear blogs for a while, you may be familiar with Dress Like A. The site’s author, Atte…

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How to Fix a Snag (in Almost Anything)

March 23, 2016

How To Fix A Snag (in Almost Anything)

Our friends at Sam Hober recently made a video on how to fix a snag in a grenadine. The loosely…

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Not So Secret: A Solid Navy Tie Goes with Everything

March 21, 2016

Not So Secret: A Solid Navy Tie Goes With Everything

It’s no secret to anyone who’s been reading our blog for a while, but a solid-colored navy tie goes with…

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Real People: Tweed, Oxford, and Wool Challis

August 21, 2014

Real People: Tweed, Oxford, And Wool Challis

We’re still about a month away from fall, but I’m already thinking about heavy flannels and thick coats. Derek from Nashville …

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The Very Useful Black Tie

August 11, 2014

The Very Useful Black Tie

One of the biggest fights in men’s fashion during the early 19th century was over the appropriate color of men’s…

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Buying Vegan

July 18, 2013

Buying Vegan

Every once in a while, I’ll get an email from a reader who – whether for ethical, religious, or some…

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It’s On Sale: J Press Grenadines

May 30, 2013

It’s On Sale: J Press Grenadines

J Press has been having a 25%-off sale for a while now, but they just put up a new four-day “flash…

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The Power of Plain White Linen Pocket Squares

May 10, 2013

The Power Of Plain White Linen Pocket Squares

I’ve got too many pocket squares for my own good. I started with squares found at thrift stores and estate…

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We Got it for Free: The Tie Bar’s Grenafaux

November 26, 2012

We Got It For Free: The Tie Bar’s Grenafaux

The Tie Bar recently released a line of solid-colored, textures silk neckties that vaguely resemble grenadines. These aren’t true grenadines;…

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Consider Buff

December 15, 2011

Consider Buff

In classic men’s style, it’s often easier to wear darker ties because a man’s tie is supposed to be darker…

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Ties with Contrasting Blades

December 8, 2011

Ties With Contrasting Blades

I’ve been enamored lately by ties with contrasting blades. That is, ties with one color or design on the front…

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Ties for Fall

September 15, 2011

Ties For Fall

The first photo above has haunted me ever since I first saw it at 13th and Wolf. It’s what I would…

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In Praise of Green Ties, Revisted

July 28, 2011

In Praise Of Green Ties, Revisted

Cooper Frederickson, who used to be one of my favorite bloggers (until he mysteriously stopped … why Cooper, wwhhyy?!), sent…

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