John Deoudes, 25 Legislative staff, House of Representatives Vote "Hell No" on Boxy Suits John's suit was at least a size too big! A real power suit hugs the shoulders and tapers at the waist. Suit | $650 | Tallia Orange Shirt | $65 | Tommy Hilfiger Tie | $130 | Band of Outsiders Tie bar and pocket square | The Tie Bar Watch | Hamilton
When Your Tie Sings Lead, Your Shirt Plays Backup... Start with a bright patterned tie. (This one’s fifteen bucks.) It’ll attract attention without you wearing it over some gaudy shirt. The light gray one above keeps things work-appropriate—and helps that tie pop. Tie and tie bar, $15 each, by The Tie Bar. Pocket square, $45, by J.Crew. Gloves, $148, by Diesel. Suit by Neil Barrett. Shirt by Hugo.
...And When Your Shirt Is Loud, Your Tie Quiets Down Every guy knows how to wear white and blue dress shirts. And a certain kind of prepste...
Learn to suit up properly and everything else follows. Whether you're an office guy who needs to look sharp for the competition, or a creative type who dresses up because he likes to, the suit is the basic building block of looking good. It's a timeless, ever adaptable, sometimes maligned, but never improved uniform. Get the basics down and then you can lose yourself in perfecting the details.
Love Your Dimple - The Secret Tie Weapon "The dimple's the finishing touch that pulls it all together. We consider it essential." Here's how to take your look from passable to polished. 1. When you're almost done tying your tie, press your thumb against your index finger just beneath the knot, so the fabric forms a crease. 2. Pull down the narrow end of the tie to tighten the dimple, and slide up the knot. 3. Finesse either side of the dimple to accentuate the fold and set it in place.