Monthly Archives: February 2012

Everyone likes a little variety. That’s why we’ve got three different methods—Half Windsor, Full Windsor, Four-in-Hand—for securing your necktie in the morning. But when it comes to the bow tie,…

Vocab

Know Your Bows: Batwing, Butterfly, Diamond Point

Because dropping the lingo is half the fun of dressing well.

Formality, for all its rules and regulations, is relative. Case in point: The Chesterfield, the British overcoat introduced around 1840 and subsequently named for the sixth Earl of Chesterfield. Though…

Vocab

Know Your Terms: Chesterfield

Because dropping the lingo is half the fun of dressing well.