The new accent color seems to be purple. We are seeing it in shirts, ties, suits and sportcoats.

When having your trousers hemmed or cuffed, a slight break over the shoe will make you look taller.

The repp tie originated in England in the 1800’s.

Repp refers to the silk weave used to make the ties. Different stripes were used to signify a regiment or club that a man belonged to. The stripes all went in the same direction – descending from the left.

The Repp tie showed up in the United States in the 1920’s and they are still a staple of the wardrobe of the well-dressed man.

The bow tie should not extend beyond the outer edges of your eyes
or the outside edge of the shirt collar.

Whatever the dress code is at your place of work, put some thought into what you wear. A put-together look can send the message that you pay attention to details, in your image and in your work.