Tag Archives: The Tie Bar

Contrarian: Colour Contrast, Fabric Match

  I didn’t use to subscribe to this theory, but it works. Grey suit, blue tie. Blue suit, grey’ish tie. But just to be a bit contrary, flannel suit, suede shoe wool tie and pocket square. Nothing shiny today. Tie, … Continue reading

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Proportion: Slimming Cuts

A traditional pairing for luncheon with friend of the blog, Greg, and a Basque dinner with Mrs. E. . I included this photo after yesterday’s DB shot to show what proportion can do for you. I’m wearing a navy Hackett … Continue reading

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Easy and Elegant Life 2010 Holiday Gift Guide: The Wool Tie & The Tie Bar

(The skinny Christmas plaid tie for the younger or thinner crowd. Also available in regular width.) I am one of the few men you know who actually enjoys getting a tie at the holidays. Provided that it’s a tie that … Continue reading

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