March 2, 2015

How To Create The Perfect Weekender Getup

How To Dress On Weekends

Quilted Jacket from Brooks Brothers

Outerwear Vest from Carhartt

Patterned Shirt from Jack Spade

Regimental Tie from Bows-N-Ties

Corduroy Pants from Sierra Trading Post

Brown Belt from Boss Orange

Leather Boots by Sperry

Does great Weekend Fashion elude you? We had our stylist create the perfect, utilitarian Weekender Getup so that you can look stylish + rugged for your weekend activities. The key to great weekend fashion comes down to picking out classic pieces that can be layered to create a cohesive and versatile aesthetic. This look is highly fashionable as well as functional making it our go to weekend getup.

February 26, 2015

Featured Wedding Color – Poppy

Poppy Wedding Color Board
Be inspired to say “I Do” in a palette of sensational poppy reds with this wedding inspiration board that shows the electric power of poppy!  This vivacious color is an enthusiastic and stunning color fusion of reds and oranges that brightens up just about anything. Play with the versatility of poppy and pair  it with grays, navy blues, aquas and creams.  If you’re looking for the ideal groomsmen accessories to coordinate with your JCrew poppy dresses, you’re in luck.  Our wedding stylist picked out six perfect poppy hued accessories that you will love.  Find more ideas and more inspiration on our Pinterest Board dedicated to Poppy Weddings.

Wedding Ties in Poppy

Solid Poppy Tie   |  Pin Dot Tie in Poppy   |   Bright Tie in Poppy

Poppy Bow Tie   |   Poppy Pocket Square   |  Textured Tie in Poppy

February 24, 2015

Snowmageddon Winter Layering Guide

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Snowmageddon. Snowpocalypse. Snowzilla! Over 500 record lows were broken last week, a weather phenomenon which became known as East coast’s 2nd Snowmageddon of 2015. While temperatures have been rising again, the possibilities for yet another east coast freeze are out there. To prepare you for another spill of arctic colds, our stylist put together a 7-layer business dress guide for sub-zero temperatures:

Undershirt by UNIQLO – $8.00

Boxer Briefs by Original Penguin – $15.00

Liner Socks by Smart Wool – $19.00

Dress Shirt by Twillory – $99.00

Wool Necktie by Cantucci – $40.00

Thermal Long Johns by Hot Chillys – $80.00

Tweed Wool Vest by ASOS – $92.00

Merino Wool Socks by LLBean – $12.00

Wool Winter Suit by BlackLapel – $549.00

Thick Wool Peacoat by Schott N.Y.C. – $275.00

Winter Dress Boots by Wolverine – $385.00

Oversized Cashmere Scarf by Club Monaco – $119.00

Fleece Liner Gloves by Under Armour – $40.00

Fur Ushanka Hat by Restoration Hardware – $20.00

Fur Lined Leather Gloves by Barbour – $65.00

Artisan Coffee by Pavement Coffeehouse – $2.00

Your Bows-N-Ties Team

February 23, 2015

The Camo Craze Styled By Matthias Geerts

Skinny Camo Tie + Blazer + Jeans

Wool Blazer – Visit a Scapa Store

White Dress Shirt - $39.99

Deconstructed Denim Jeans  - $25.00

Skinny Camouflage Tie – $18.90

Shoes – $102.40

Belt – $27.99

Watch – $102.40

There’s a camouflage craze happening on and off the runway in menswear fashion this season. Camo is everywhere. The talented Matthias Geerts shows us how to jump in on this trending look with this handsome and dapper ensemble featuring our Skinny Camo Tie.  This versatile and urban look is perfect for running about town, meeting friends for dinner or for a special date night.  All of these key components are great investment pieces that can be worn with a multitude of styles.

February 19, 2015

Top 5 Menswear Influencers To Watch In 2015

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    Steven Onoja
    Steven Onoja has a unique + global style that can be recognized for its fusion of fashion, art + culture. He is one of the most dynamic menswear influencers on the fashion scene at the moment and is utterly fearless when it comes to mixing and matching pieces to craft one of a kind looks that utilize floral ties, denim jackets, vintage suits, hats and just about anything you can imagine. Be sure to check out more of his savvy getups on his gorgeously curated blog.