It takes a little bit of faith and a whole lot of tenacity to casually step out in a bowtie. It’s not a style that you can change your mind about half way through the evening. You can’t just discreetly slip it off and stuff the evidence into your pocket. This gentleman approached the bowtie from a different angle, picking a smaller more subtle shape to balance out the jeans and rebel against the more dissonant bag. But most importantly, it doesn’t look like he hesitated.
On The Street: Bowties
November 18, 2008