The only tie knot you’ll ever need to master. It’s called the Four-in-Hand.
Me and a really good friend of mine were having a conversation regarding an upcoming funeral that we will both attend. When the topic of dress code came up, I told him that I’ll be wearing a Navy suit. My friend –who doesn’t yet own a proper suit– was surprised at my choice of suit color. He said that he was planning of buying and wearing a Black suit and that he heard wearing Black to a funeral is a sign of respect.
After our conversation, I really struggled on if whether or not I should write a post about it. The last thing that I want to do is come off as insensitive. But part of me also feel that my friend is not the only one who probably feels this way. And especially for someone who doesn’t own a good suit, I feel like buying a Black suit just to attend a funeral isn’t the best idea. Read more
I started wearing suspenders a few years ago and I don’t miss belts not one little bit. I feel that they’re so dope yet so few men use them. If I had to venture out a guess, I’d say maybe 1/8 of 1% of all men wear them on a regular basis and that’s unfortunate.
Back when I was a custom clothier, I had to always ask my clients when I was taking their orders if suspender buttons should be included with the trousers. Although it was free, the answer was always no. I wasn’t wearing them either back then, so I never batted an eye. Read more