The Journal — dapper

LOVE YOUR HATS? WAIT TILL YOU SEE THIS TIE!January 11, 2017...

LOVE YOUR HATS? WAIT TILL YOU SEE THIS TIE!January 11, 2017 (Original post date).The Mad-Hatter tie is dedicated for those of you who love wearing hats as much as I do!Interestingly, The name ‘Mad Hatter’ is derived from when Hat makers in the Victorian era were over exposed to Mercury during making hats, which resulted in severe tremor. Phrases used at that time were 'Mad as a Hatter’ or 'Hatter’s Shake’ in relation to the condition.However, I have met many of you who have told me that hats do not suit you, even though you like hats in general. I personally...

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EXPLORE TEXTURE WITH THE NEW OLIVER WOOL TIEJanuary 4, 2017...

EXPLORE TEXTURE WITH THE NEW OLIVER WOOL TIEJanuary 4, 2017 (Original post date).Introducing to you a new addition, which makes up a part of the Dark Horse Collection, the Oliver Wool Tie. Wool ties have the tendency to be easy to dress up or down because of it’s natural texture and softness. The Oliver tie has tones of grey with burgundy and blue creating a check pattern. The grey tones makes this tie an easy colour to wear, as it pretty much goes with most colours in your current wardrobe.Applying the four in hand knot is more than sufficient, creating a...

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HOW TO DO THE DISTINGUISHED, PRINCE ALBERT KNOT.March 16, 2016...

HOW TO DO THE DISTINGUISHED, PRINCE ALBERT KNOT.March 16, 2016 (Original post date).Over the past few weeks I have been showing you how to do different types of knots, which are suitable for different occasions. I hope you had the chance of using some of these knots into your daily style.Now sadly, I would like to introduce to you the last and final one, which I think every man ought to know, The Prince Albert Knot. This knot has a uncomplicated distinguished appearance, which demands attention. The Prince Albert knot will certainly give you a definitive and stylish edge - watch...

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HOW TO DO THE VICTORIA KNOTMarch 9, 2016 (Original post date).The...

HOW TO DO THE VICTORIA KNOTMarch 9, 2016 (Original post date).The Victoria knot is a very interesting one to learn because not only does it have extra body in the knot but the overall shape is elongated. This is one of the reasons why this particular knot has been my favourite, because it suits most different collars and equally compliments the shape of my face. Let me know how you get on with the Victoria Knot and remember, Practise Makes Perfect.Feel free to share with your friends and family, as they say “sharing is caring”! Don’t be shy to leave any...

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