Archive for October, 2013

Color Spotlight: Red Ties

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013


Did you know wearing a red tie can actually symbolize power? The bold nature of red makes wearing this color symbolic of many different traits that can say a lot about you. The color red in general actually has conscious and sub-conscious meanings to many people, and can be a powerhouse in your wardrobe. From politicians to business moguls, red ties are extremely popular style choices for some of the most powerful men in the world. This is because red signals power, and it’s associated with power makes it an ideal choice when choosing a tie color that will not only make you look great, but speak volumes about your personality and drive.

If you’re personality is assertive and powerful, a red necktie can make this known to others. With many different shades of red, and options that are even striped and patterned, it’s actually quite simple to fit a red tie into your business wardrobe. From burgundy to bright red, you can be sure that you’ll find a red tie that not only displays your powerful personality, but also coordinates with your wardrobe and style preferences. Red ties are also complimentary of many other colors, so pairing a red tie with a shirt is simple. For a classic look, pairing a red necktie with a fresh white shirt is essentially disaster proof. If you want to exude power, and look great, find red ties at

Become Well Kempt, the Necktie Emporium Way!

Sunday, October 13th, 2013

well groomed manBeing a well kempt gentleman certainly requires more than just a men’s necktie. Sure, style is an important component of being a well put together gentleman, but style is more than just a nice wardrobe. Proper grooming is also a key component to being a truly put together male, however, many men neglect a proper grooming regimen. If you’re looking to be separated from the boys, and be a leader among men, follow these helpful grooming tips.

  • Never over-do it with scent. You’re personal fragrance should be discovered, not immediately known as soon as you enter a room.
  • Your hands will always be noticed. Make sure you take the time to keep them trimmed. Don’t be afraid to get a manicure.
  • Shave properly and with high quality tools and creams. It’s important to properly shave and not rush through it, like many men. Consider using a more expensive razor and cream, as they are designed to provide the best shave and last significantly longer than drug store brands that can damage your face.
  • Never over-do it with hair products. Your hair should move and have life, not be stiff and un-moveable.
  • Moisturize! Keep your face moisturized to prevent aging and unsightly lines. Trust us, your skin will thank you.

Choosing a Proper Sized Clip-On Tie

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

Proper sizing is extremely important when it comes to choosing a clip-on tie. As a rule of thumb, neckties should be long enough to reach the top of your belt buckle, but not go over. Below is a helpful guide to help you choose a proper length men’s clip on tie:

sizing a clip on tie

  • Men’s extra long clip-on tie: A men’s extra long tie is 21 inches long and is measured from the top of the collar to the tip of the necktie. Extra long clip-on ties are perfect for men who are over 6 ft tall.
  • Men’s regular clip-on tie: A regular clip-on tie is 19 inches long and is measured from the top of the collar to the tip of the necktie. Regular clip-on ties are the most common sized.
  • Junior boy’s clip-on tie: A junior boy’s clip-on tie is 14 inches long and measurement is taken from the top of the collar to the tip of the necktie.
  • Toddler Boy’s clip-on tie: For your little bundles of joy, a toddler’s sized clip-on tie is 10.5 inches long.

When it comes to looking your best, it’s important to keep sizes in mind. Proper fitting clothing and accessories are extremely important when you want to look like a well put together and distinguished gentleman.

Necktie Halloween Ideas

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

From gangsters to television characters, there are endless possibilities for Halloween costumes that involve neckties. Whether your goal is to Don Draper or a computer nerd, no costume is complete without a handy-dandy necktie or clip on necktie from Below are a few Halloween costume ideas that require a necktie:

Necktie pumpkin

  • Nerd: A classic costume that doesn’t require too much to get the point across. Short sleeved button up shirt, bow tie, short pants, glasses, and you’re costume is complete.
  • Gangster: Like the cast of colorful characters seen on HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire.” No gangster costume is complete without a three-piece suit, hat and necktie. Wider neckties work best for this costume, especially in solid black.
  • Politician: Whether going as a president or senator, no politician costume is complete with a necktie. Stay with classic colors like red and blue, depending on the party of your choice.
  • Famous Characters: From Harry Potter to Don Draper, there are many fictitious characters throughout television, film and literature that are known for their sartorial style, which includes a necktie.

For your daily wardrobe, or Halloween costume, you can find the best selection of traditional neckties, clip-on ties, zipper ties and more at