How to not wear a tie

Updated on Jul 30, 2008
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SteelCloset
SteelCloset on July 30
I think it's important to take "button stance," the distance between the top button and the second button, into account. A shirt with a button stance too far with the top unbuttoned will make a man look like a sleazy lounge lizard. A button stance too near and the person looks super conservative and boring. www.steelcloset.com
enc
enc on July 31
This button stance is an important consideration.
thesundaybest
thesundaybest on July 30
Well said. I hadn't thought of that.
enc
enc on July 30
All excellent advice to keep a man looking sharp as a tack at the office on "no tie" days. Isn't it funny that four out of five "don'ts" linger on from the '70s and '80s?
thesundaybest
thesundaybest on July 30
Funny in that really, really sad way.
princessMLim
princessMLim on July 30
"So rather than confuse everyone’s eyes by wearing a navy blazer with a slightly different blue pair of pants, simply go in the opposite direction and coordinate light to dark." agree.
bunnygirl
bunnygirl on July 30
great tips! esp. on the matching...that totally kills me >.<
sugarxnspice
sugarxnspice on July 30
Ah Thomas, if every men dressed the way you do, how wonderful the world would become!
thesundaybest
thesundaybest on July 30
No no no - then I'd blend in!

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