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Why Do Men Wear Ties?

September 14, 2015

Why Do Men Wear Ties?

Mike Williams at the BBC explores why men wear ties. A sign of power and sophistication? A way of both…

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Real People: Losing the Necktie

August 26, 2015

Real People: Losing The Necktie

Conservative commentator Ben Stein once lamented the death of neckties on a CBS Sunday Morning segment eight years ago. This…

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Q and Answer: New Life For Old Ties

August 13, 2015

Q And Answer: New Life For Old Ties

Justus writes to us to ask: My family has been divvying up my grandfather’s clothes after he recently passed away. Most of…

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These Phones Are Horribly Dated; These Shirt/Tie Combinations Are Not

August 10, 2015

These Phones Are Horribly Dated; These Shirt/Tie Combinations Are Not

If we’re considering this 1987 GQ spread a cultural artifact, we have to assume that in the 1980s, business was…

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Marshall Anthony Returns

July 30, 2015

Marshall Anthony Returns

Some good news for fans of Marshall Anthony. The company has returned after a two-year haitus, which the company’s owners…

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Get Rough With Your Neckwear

July 13, 2015

Get Rough With Your Neckwear

Everyone loves corduroy and tweed jackets in the fall – and the wool and cashmere ties that accompany them –…

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Alternative Uses for Donald Trump Ties

July 4, 2015

Alternative Uses For Donald Trump Ties

Alternative Uses for Donald Trump Ties (via Voxsartoria)

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You need to go further

June 24, 2015

You Need To Go Further

You need to go further. Wear a tie bar in the shape of a tie, along with a smaller tie…

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How to Shop for a Knit Tie

June 11, 2015

How To Shop For A Knit Tie

For the kind of guy who likes a little imperfection in his clothes, there’s no better neckwear than a knit…

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It’s On Sale: Half-Off At The Knottery

April 9, 2015

It’s On Sale: Half-Off At The Knottery

Derek’s been a big booster of The Knottery, a New York-based accessories brand that makes high-quality stuff for reasonable prices….

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Chipp’s Ancient Madder Ties

October 28, 2014

Chipp’s Ancient Madder Ties

Our advertiser Chipp Neckwear just got in some new ancient madder ties. The silks are from Robert Keyte, the last English,…

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Q and Answer: How to Properly Untie a Tie

September 22, 2014

Q And Answer: How To Properly Untie A Tie

Shawn writes: I feel like I’ve read a million articles on ways to tie a tie (I stick to the…

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Chipp’s New Matka Cloth Ties

September 15, 2014

Chipp’s New Matka Cloth Ties

We’ve been longtime fans of Chipp Neckwear, well before they became one of our sponsors. The reason is, simply, they…

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Bolder Ties for a Less Boring Look

September 4, 2014

Bolder Ties For A Less Boring Look

Bold ties have a bad reputation, and perhaps for good reason. In the 1940s, shortly after the war, wild tie…

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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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