how not to wear a tie
July 12, 2013

How To Not Wear a Tie

How To Stay Classic In the Heat, Part 2

If you read my article on cashmere, you’ll know I’m unafraid of statements that might make most Woosterians howl and fray their handlebar mustaches; here’s another: take off your tie. Take it off; gently drape it over a hook; whisper that everything will be okay; smooth its tired, wrinkled neck; and pop open your second button. Really, it’s a [...]

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June 16, 2013

Jay Gatsby Upgrades Your Look

Classic Sir

  There was once a time in history when every man dressed to the nines all the time. When ladies were dolls and guys were dapper gentlemen. That lavish and extravagant era became commonly known as the Roaring 20′s. Heralded by one of this summer’s biggest blockbusters, The Great Gatsby, starring Leonardo Di Caprio, the [...]

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Don Draper
April 6, 2013

Mad Men Yourself

Why Men Love Don: Part 1

If you’re anything like me–and because you’re reading this I assume you are–you made a kindergarten-style paper chain to mark the days until the premiere of season six of Mad Men. Few cultural artifacts have made such an impact on contemporary public consciousness as this show has, and few creations have had as great an [...]

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March 19, 2013

The Basics of the Bow Tie Knot

Learn How to Tie a Bow Tie

Simply knowing when to wear a bow tie is just not enough. Knowing how to tie a bow tie separates you from the masses who don’t know the finer points of tying one, let alone the basics. If you are a first time buyer, remember that there are two variations of bow ties. The more [...]

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Jason Sebacher sporting a bow tie.
September 18, 2012

How, Where, and Why to Wear a Bow Tie

Ready to Wear

Bow ties have that unique quality of looking either completely fabulous or entirely dreadful without any middle ground.  And we’ve all seen them, haven’t we?  At a club or bar, or traipsing around downtown, there they are–rarities, like glints of gold glittering through an ash heap: a man sporting (and what other verb is there?) [...]

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