Nothing makes you want to buy new clothes or get a bit adventurous than feeling like you're looking good.
I was thinking about doing this site for several months before I actually launched it.
I didn't wear ties at all except when forced to for some formal event. My go-to tie at the time was a 'long' tie with Garfield the cat in a double breasted pinstripe suit. Classy. It was my way to rebel against having this noose around my neck.
So, you want your fella to wear a bow tie.
Knowing that such men are part of the fellowship, make all of us more interesting.
"Oh, bummer," she said. "I like seeing what bow tie you are wearing." I felt like I'd let her down.
Soon, I'll be taking my bride to dinner at Orchids. It's a great restaurant with a good barman in a great art deco space at the Netherland Plaza hotel in Cincinnati. This is the tie I'll be wearing.
If you need a larger bow tie than what's sold, reach out to the makers. They will work with you.
If you want an affordable way to dip your toe into the world of bow ties...
With apologies to the eleventh Doctor from Doctor Who, Bow Ties are NOT Cool.
The good gentlemen at Tieroom offered to send a couple ties and a nice flirty looking cotton tie caught my amorous eye.
Weybridge 1761 -- although a young line -- is versatile enough to provide reasonably priced neckwear for a variety of situations, from formal to casual.
Follow Bond's rule: unless you're fighting baddies or bedding beauties, keep your bow tie tied.
We're talking hard news.