Men's Formal Trivia

Don't get in knots about silk ties!
The golden rule is make sure you untie your silk tie and hang it when you take it off. Leaving the knot in place may be tempting, but it will leave creases, permanently spoiling the look of the tie. Tie...
So, what is a fat boy tie?
This type of fat boy holds little interest to Harley Davidson enthusiasts and has much more to do with mens formal fashion. Where the name came from I really don’t know, but fat boy (or fatboy) ties have really taken off...
Father of the bride raises the bar
Father-of-the-bride signs to I Loved Her First.   Not a dry eye at the wedding reception when, rather than making a traditional speech, Nicole Cortez' father surprised her by signing (that's not a typo!) "I Loved Her First". Nicole posted the...
Cufflinks
A Touch Of Bling For Men Even in today’s enlightened age, a man wearing an earring can be frowned upon in the professional world and coming to work with a nose stud can be a career limiting move! A single ring...
The Formal Shirt
Mens formal wear has certainly evolved over the years and the formal shirt is no exception. From its original construction in a tunic style with a detachable collar and cuffs, to the contemporary turn-down collar style. Often mistakenly called wing-tip...
Caring For Mens Formal Wear
Like owning a pet, purchasing mens formal wear comes with responsibility. If you want to get your money’s worth and look as great each time you wear it as you did first time on, then you need to take care...
What are Cravats?
The Cravat Cravats have their roots in history rather than modern fashion. The cravat is the forerunner to today’s mens ties.  Originating in Croatia and adopted by the French, who switched from wearing stiff linen ruffs to the softer, looser neckwear...
Surviving The School Formal
A little like weddings – in fact probably more so than weddings – the school formal tends to be dominated by the girls in the fashion arena. Hundreds of dollars are spent on dresses, hair and make-up.  Not to mention...