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Building a Necktie Wardrobe

July 7, 2014

Building A Necktie Wardrobe

I’m a big believer in building a necktie wardrobe using the most basic and versatile designs possible. That means starting…

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Here’s an inspiring story

May 17, 2014

Here’s An Inspiring Story

Here’s an inspiring story: these students are part of a large group who wore neckties to Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory…

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It’s On Sale: Gitman Ties at MyHabit

March 26, 2014

It’s On Sale: Gitman Ties At MyHabit

Among the many Marshall’s sale rack specials in MyHabit’s “Stripes and Beyond” tie sale (you can really feel the copywriters’…

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The Other Kind of Black Tie

March 13, 2014

The Other Kind Of Black Tie

For reasons good and bad, menswear enthusiasts seem to hate the color black. Black suits, for example, are said to…

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Building an Affordable Neckwear Collection

February 6, 2014

Building An Affordable Neckwear Collection

If you want to build a necktie wardrobe for not too much money, there’s no better place to start than…

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The Foundation of a Good Necktie Wardrobe

January 15, 2014

The Foundation Of A Good Necktie Wardrobe

I don’t know anyone who wears ties that doesn’t have more neckwear than they need. Ties are relatively inexpensive, easier…

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Donegal Tweed Ties

January 8, 2014

Donegal Tweed Ties

As conventional wisdom goes, grenadines are some of the most useful ties you can own. The reason is they’re (typically)…

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New Chipp2 Ties

November 18, 2013

New Chipp2 Ties

Our friend Paul Winston over at Chipp2 just got in some new ties. We think his grenadines are some of the best deals around,…

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The Soft Silk Knit

October 31, 2013

The Soft Silk Knit

For as long as I’ve been buying silk knit ties, I’ve always preferred the crunchy variety – the kind where…

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Q & Answer: Can I Wear A Suit Without A Tie?

October 30, 2013

Q & Answer: Can I Wear A Suit Without A Tie?

John asks: I work for a large multinational company. I see a lot of management, including C-level execs, wearing jackets…

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It’s now cool to dress up

October 20, 2013

It’s Now Cool To Dress Up

It’s now cool to dress up, and to know about the minutiae of roped shoulders and Windsor knots. Type the…

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Being slightly less boring with Ed Morel and Panta

August 6, 2013

Being Slightly Less Boring With Ed Morel And Panta

Ed Morel, proprietor of Panta, poses the central question of classic mens clothing in terms of high school: “I went…

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A Course in Advanced Tie Knots

July 29, 2013

A Course In Advanced Tie Knots

Here is all you need to know about “advanced” tie knots: they are useless and you shouldn’t wear them. Above…

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Drape Yourself in Sulka

June 11, 2013

Drape Yourself In Sulka

Back in the 1920s, Nancy Kahn’s grandfather was welcoming patients into his home office on the east side of Manhattan,…

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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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