Monthly archive January, 2013
How Do You Tie a Trinity Knot?

How Do You Tie a Trinity Knot?

 Q: “I absolutely loved your Eldredge knot post! I’ve been looking for more unique knots like it ever since and came across something called the “Trinity Knot” which also looks really cool. Can you please have an “Ask a Black Lapel Stylist” post teaching us how to tie this one?” – Eric K. A: We’re...
Suit Up like Ryan Gosling

Suit Up like Ryan Gosling

Let’s face it. He’s come a long way since The Notebook. Ladies adore him and the reasons are plenty. If Ryan Gosling isn’t on a movie set roughing up gangsters or smooth talking some gorgeous chick at a bar, he’s probably roaming the streets helping perfect strangers, playing superhero and all the while being captured...
How Do You Tie an Eldredge Knot?

How Do You Tie an Eldredge Knot?

 Q: “I stumbled upon this image recently of a tie knot that completely blew my mind. What is this majestic thing and how do I go about tying it?” - Alex J.   A: This mindblowing work of tie artistry is called the “Eldredge knot”. Its origins are uncertain (more on this later), but we do...
Five Steps to Keeping Your New Year's Resolutions

Five Steps to Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions

It’s the new abs-workout device tucked beside the couch that’s still collecting dust from two years ago, the planner that’s been more useful as a bookend and the dozen style blogs you haven’t opened since bookmarking them the first week of last January. A failed New Year’s resolution can be a self-esteem crushing reminder of...