The subtle art of pattern mixing is a lot like the finer art of cocktail mixing, if you get the proportions right the result can be amazing! Personally, I pride myself on being proficient in both - a bit of a 'mixologist' if you will. Whether it's Gingham or Gin, I'll find what works best. … Continue reading The Subtle Art of Pattern Mixing
Over the last few weeks we've been going down the basics of pocket square folding! The kinda straight forward stuff you need to get started. By now you shoud have mastered the puff and even managed to invert that puff to show off the tips. Today, it's time to take things up a notch. We're … Continue reading How To flower Your Pocket Square
A couple of weeks ago, I showed you how to puff a pocket square, a nice simple discreet fold for the discerning businessman. Now, although there are over 50 different ways to fold your pocket square, I still believe the simplest are the best and just a few fold is all you need to finish … Continue reading How to Invert a Pocket Square
Pocket squares, you gotta know when to hold 'em, you gotta know how to fold 'em. Last I checked there were over 50 different pocket square folds out there. Sure most of them look like badly done origami, but somwhere, someone just keeps adding folds to the list. Personally I like to keep it simple … Continue reading How to Puff a Pocket Square
Everyone loves a suit and tie, right? Of course, they do! Nothing beats being dressed up to the nines with every detail in place totally owning the ground you walk on! Nothing! Now, I've always maintained you can never be over dressed (or overeducated) and I stand by that 100%. In fact rather over than … Continue reading Dapper Weekends
You gents have been asking me for a while to do a tutorial on how I tie my shoe laces. Sorry it's taken so long, but here it is. I've done some research in order to see if I can find a name for this particular kind of lacing, but unfortunately iwth the trillion different … Continue reading Formal Lacing – a step by step guide
The winged puff. One of my new favourite folds, it so simple to do, but looks really neat and fancy. Hope the tutorial below helps show how easy it is. The pocket square being used here is by Heywood 1922 and is called Clarence's hank Okay. Stay fancy.
Okay. So, I know this will now make my 3rd "how to tie a bow tie" post on the blog. And I promise, it will possibly be the last. But this is Nick Wooster teaching us how to tie a bow tie, and this is Wooster Wednesday. The other reason I stuck it on … Continue reading Wooster Wednesday #8
I know I've already done a 'how to' on bow tie tying. I just had to share this one sent to me by @bthebumblebee on twitter. A little bit of stop frame amazingness. Look mom NO HANDS!! Okay. Stay Fancy.
The 2 point fold. The second in my series of pocket square folds. (sorry its taken so long) This one is quite easy, well, they're all pretty easy to be honest, but I'm hoping these tutorials make it even easier. I've got more coming so sit tight. I found this fold works best with a … Continue reading Folding a pocket square – The two point fold