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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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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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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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What to Wear to Prom For Guys

What to Wear to Prom For Guys

With prom season upon us, we know you are asking yourself - what should you wear

The R. Hanauer team has the distinct privilege of helping young men select -- perhaps for the first time -- fine accessories. These will showcase their personality, nurture their self confidence, and instill a sense of personal pride. It’s a task we’ve taken tremendous joy in doing for more than three decades, and an opportunity we look forward to, year after year.   

Here then are five of our favorite formal wear looks for Prom 2020...

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How To Pair a Bow Tie and Pocket Square

How To Pair a Bow Tie and Pocket Square

A bow tie and pocket square elevate both daytime and evening looks, offering a refined yet approachable elegance. But knowing how to successfully pair a bow tie and pocket square can be tricky. So many colors to choose from! So many classic and head-turning patterns to narrow down to! We are here to help you.

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Top 5 Bow Tie Shapes

Top 5 Bow Tie Shapes

If you’re anything like us - or consider yourself to be a bow tie connoisseur - you might be well-versed in the sophisticated language that is bow tie shapes.

The world of menswear fashion and accessories is ever growing - and style,  shape and color trends are ever-changing. So whether you’re a novice bow tie wearer or a well groomed expert - here's your opportunity to stay on top of your bow tie shapes knowledge.

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