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The Gentleman's Guide

When to Wear a Bow Tie

When to Wear a Bow Tie

If you are among those distinguished gentlemen who wear a bow tie most every day, the question is not When to wear a bow tie? but rather, When not to wear a bow tie?

Both are good questions that warrant comprehensive answers. Read along to learn the ins and outs of where and when to wear a bow tie.

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Cocktail Attire for Weddings & Beyond - a Men’s Style Guide

Cocktail Attire for Weddings & Beyond - a Men’s Style Guide

One dress code that frequently perplexes men is cocktail attire. 

Fortunately, cocktail attire is pretty straightforward. Likely, you already have all the foundational pieces in your closet. No need to wonder how you should dress for that wedding cocktail party and other events - we’ve got you covered!

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Keep It Interesting With These Bow Tie Knots

Keep It Interesting With These Bow Tie Knots

Modern gentlemen tend to tie their bows in a standard and consistent way, which may suggest that there aren’t other, perhaps fancy bow tie knots.

Not so! As bow tie history plainly shows, there are numerous different bow tie knots to play with. We'll show you how to tie them in this in-depth guide. 

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Periwinkle: What’s in a Color?

Periwinkle: What’s in a Color?

Whether you insist it’s periwinkle blue or periwinkle purple, Pantone’s Color of the Year 2022 - Very Peri - is a stunning hue with a rich and somewhat mysterious history to match.

The periwinkle color is terrifically handsome alongside a broad spectrum of colors to boot - making it an excellent choice in bow ties and other fine menswear accessories for Spring, Summer, and beyond. 

Learn all about the periwinkle color and how you can incorporate it into your style this year. 

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Can You Wear a Bow Tie With a Suit?

Can You Wear a Bow Tie With a Suit?

At R. Hanauer, we believe you can wear a bow tie - with a suit, tuxedo or pajamas - on any day that ends in D-A-Y. But we know not everyone is cut from our family’s cloth

We all know a bow tie is to be worn with a tuxedo, but some are not so sure about how to incorporate a bow tie into day-to-day wear. 

So, can you wear a bow tie with a suit? Absolutely. Let’s get into some suit and bow tie details:

 

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Get Shimmering with this Silver Accessories Style Guide

Get Shimmering with this Silver Accessories Style Guide

Silver always adds that special je ne sais quoi to party looks, the summer wedding season and, of course, the holidays. 

At R. Hanauer we have stunning silver accessories, including silver bow ties, ties and cummerbund sets. We share some essential fashion tips to help you pair them so you can look your shimmering best. 

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Get Ghoulish with These Halloween Bow Ties

Get Ghoulish with These Halloween Bow Ties
Well-dressed gentlemen showcase their personality through fine accessories. Halloween - when the whole country is on theme - is a fantastic time to let your individuality shine. Orange bow ties, skull bow ties, pumpkin bow ties … at R. Hanauer, we have a handsome array of Halloween bow ties and accessories that will keep you looking sharp all through the Fall.  Continue reading

What to Wear to a Summer Wedding

What to Wear to a Summer Wedding

After more than a year’s worth of postponed nuptials, the summer 2021 wedding season is likely to be busy - and fun.

Some invitations include straightforward wording in regard to the dress code, and others require interpretation. Here, we’ll cover traditional choices as well as those that are a bit more creative so you’ll know exactly what to wear to a summer wedding. 

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