A Gentleman Gets Dressed Up: What to Wear, When to Wear It, by John Bridges, Bryan Curtis

By John Bridges, Bryan Curtis

Let's get something directly. outfits are not making the man... yet they do make a distinction. And whether we love the belief of appearances using impressions, a man's external usually is perceived as a hallmark of what's occurring at the interior.

Fortunately, tasteful and acceptable dressing doesn't require inordinate quantities of time or funds. Any guy can hit the door in high quality form with just a little forethought and somewhat cognizance to some guidance. by no means brain the heady cologne and clothier labels. With a army blazer, an outstanding bar of cleaning soap, and a typical haircut routine, he'll be good on his solution to changing into the man who understands precisely easy methods to swimsuit up, whatever the party. most crucial, A Gentleman will get Dressed Up illustrates how a man's average self assurance and character are the simplest beginning for any cloth wardrobe.

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Indd 28 11/1/11 9:22 AM Four-in-Hand Knot 1. The wide end of the tie should be about a foot below the narrow end. Cross the wide end over the narrow end. 2. Bring the wide end under and then over the narrow end. 3. Bring the wide end under the narrow part of the tie on the right side of your neck. indd 29 11/1/11 9:22 AM 4. Bring the wide end of the tie through the knot that has been created. 5. Pull the wide end of the tie down the front of your shirt. 6. Tighten the knot and draw it snug to your collar.

6. Pull the wide end down and cross it over the remaining narrow end. indd 25 11/1/11 9:22 AM 7. Bring the wide end under the narrow part of the tie on the left side of your neck. 8. Bring the wide end of the tie through the knot that has been created. 9. Pull the wide end of the tie down the front of your shirt. Tighten the knot and draw it snug to your collar. indd 26 11/1/11 9:22 AM Half Windsor Knot 1. The wide end of the tie should be about a foot below the narrow end. Cross the wide end over the narrow end.

Repp: A stiff-bodied silk fabric, woven in a twill, usually patterned in brightly striped colors. indd 39 11/1/11 9:22 AM Shirts, Collars, and Cuffs W hether it is the crisply laundered shirt he puts on for a job interview, the polo shirt he wears at the office, the wing-collar formal shirt he brings out only for weddings, or the T-shirt he pulls on to run errands on Saturday, a gentleman’s shirt is the defining item of his wardrobe. Even in the most stuffy work environment, a gentleman is likely to spend most of his day in his shirtsleeves, covering it with his jacket only when he heads to outside appointments or to the conference table.

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