You may be thinking “everyone wears a suit, how hard can it be?”! Well, you may be surprised! We are going to walk you through the top 10 tips on wearing your Sunday best whilst oozing smooth and sophisticated.
1.The width of the tie should match the width of the lapel.
It’s all about balance when it comes to your tie width, make sure your tie at its widest point matches the lapel at its widest point. You can go up or down by about 0.25inch but using this as a rule of thumb will help you achieve a more balanced look.
By fairly thin, we mean just that, don’t go super skinny as you’ll look like you stole it from your mother or girlfriend!
You can see a tutorial video here. You’ll be thankful you did!
An ill-fitting suit give a bad first impression. Make sure you know your measurements before purchasing a suit. If you would like some guidance on how to measure, be sure to read our guide here, so you don’t end up looking this like.
very rigid, uncomfortable, and probably unflattering.
If you can tie it like this, we’ll be very impressed!
This will allow your suit to sit comfortably, and eliminates the chance of a loose thread hanging behind you!
Whether you’re wearing a single breasted or double breasted suit, the ‘sometimes, always and never’ rule applies.
Top button: sometimes
Middle button: always
Bottom button: never
Don’t be fooled into wearing a matching pocket square and tie, just because some are available to buy in sets. They should definitely complement each other so don’t got too crazy with different colours, but matching just doesn’t look good.
If you don’t feel comfortable, you won’t look comfortable!