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Loose Threads: Tie Edition


By now, it’s a truism to say that clothes make a statement. But it’s, well, *true*.

And in this case, the statement is, “I don’t know how to dress myself.”

It’s not the hardest thing in the world to tie a tie. We suppose it’s fairly difficult compared to, say, combing your hair. If you’re having trouble, there are any number of websites and instructional pamphlets at your disposal. You could even print something out and paste it by your mirror to help you. But for the love of God, don’t start wearing it around your neck. It’s the semi-formal equivalent of a misspelled nametag.

Best of all, the website describes the tie’s 3-inch width as “Euro-chic.” Ah, sophistication…