Tie Clips Are Coming Back. Here's How To Make The Most Of Them.

Throughout a good chunk of formal wear's history, tie clips have been seen as more or less an afterthought, even somewhat of an unnecessary gimmick that neither adds nor takes away from a gentleman's overall ensemble. Tie clips, in their modern form, can trace back their origins to stick pins and tie tacks that became more popular in the early 1870s. While tie clips of all forms effectively serve the same purpose, not all tie clips are the same in terms of how they function.

by Bryan S. | August 10, 2022

Suit Jacket Lining: Everything You Need To Know

Custom suits, in comparison with their off-the-rack and made-to-measure cousins, possess the innate ability to stand out in both concrete and abstract ways, from the materials that go into them to the finer points of style that shine through as a result of closer measurements and better color pairings. Regardless of the type of suit you might have been eyeballing to add to your wardrobe's rotation, paying closer attention to the lining of the jacket will put you miles ahead of other professionals who rush into purchasing something based on visual aesthetics alone.

by Bryan S. | July 28, 2022

Laced vs. Unlaced Dress Shoes: Personal Preference and Practicality

When it comes to formal attire, there's a lot of emphasis placed on the sort of shoes you wear, and this is no accident. Although the saying goes that you should never judge a book by its cover, shoes can say a lot about how people carry themselves, in both the literal and abstract sense

by Bryan S. | July 14, 2022

Pros and Cons of Silk Shirts

by Bryan S. | June 30, 2022

Special Considerations for Bow Ties, Outside The Tuxedo Realm

by Bryan S. | June 14, 2022

Staying Cool This Summer: The Best Custom Suits and How To Beat The Heat In Style

by Bryan S. | May 31, 2022

Designing A Suit That's All Your Own

by Bryan S. | May 19, 2022

Breaking Tradition Without The Belt: Styles That Work (And Some That Don't)

by Bryan S. | May 3, 2022

The Wedding Dress Code Debate: To Have Or Not To Have

by Bryan S. | April 26, 2022

Mastering The Art Of The Tuxedo: Unconventional Styles For Black-Tie Optional

by Bryan S. | April 20, 2022