Accessories for Modern Gentlemen: Bow Ties

Earlier when I traced the history of the modern necktie I deliberately did not mention one particular development – the bow tie. The bow tie shares the same origins as the necktie. It was Pierre Lorillard who made the black bow tie a standard piece of formal attire for gentlemen. This designer is credited with creating the tuxedo which was named after Tuxedo Park (located … Continue reading Accessories for Modern Gentlemen: Bow Ties

Suit Up.

College days are over and so college style dressing must be a thing of the past for you. Fresh into your first job and you start making the rounds. It’s time you start thinking about what types of suits you’re going to need for your wardrobe. The days of a shirt and tie alone are over. And no, you’re not Mark Zuckerberg so you don’t … Continue reading Suit Up.