How To: Wear a Pocket Square

We’re back with another M. Dumas How-To video for the well-styled gentleman. Today, our CEO Gary Flynn shares a few different ways to fold a pocket square depending on your style and suit! Check it out below.

Make sure to check back for more style tips and tricks throughout the year as we celebrate our 100 Year Anniversary. Cheers!

Get the Look: New Year’s Eve

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Finish the year on a stylish high note with a New Year’s Eve ensemble from M. Dumas & Sons. Here we’ve styled a look that will turn heads at any party.

The look is anchored by a statement navy blue tux from Ted Baker ($1145), and paired with a classic Eton dress shirt ($245), High Cotton bowtie ($45) and Randy Hanaur all cotton jacquard pocket square ($22.50). With this combination, there’s no doubt you’ll be the best dressed partygoer wherever you end up this New Year’s Eve.

Stop by M. Dumas & Sons on the corner of King and Society Streets to get fitted for your holiday outfit today!

How To: Tie a Bowtie

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If there’s one skill that every gentleman should have, it’s knowing how to tie a bowtie. For those of you just learning, or if you simply need a refresher, check out our step-by-step guide below.

  1. Start with the end in your left hand extending 1 1/2” below the end in your right hand.
  2. Cross the longer end over the shorter end and pass it up through the loop. Form the front loop of the bow by doubling up the shorter end and placing it across the collar points.
  3. Hold the front loop with the thumb and forefinger of your left hand and drop the long end over the front.
  4. With your left thumb and forefinger, fold the front bow ends together around the hanging end.
  5. By pulling the folded bow forward, you will make a small passage behind, which you can push the looped end of the back bow using your right forefinger.
  6. Poke resulting loop through the knot behind the front loop. Even the ends and tighten. If all else fails, tie as if tying your shoe string.

Watch our CEO Gary Flynn demonstrate tying a bowtie:

Especially during the holiday season, there’s nothing better than a well styled bowtie. Check out a few of our favorites from High Cotton and Southern Tide ($45-65), or stop by the corner of King and Society Streets to find the perfect tie for your style.

Holiday bowties from Southern Tide and High Cotton
Holiday bowties from Southern Tide and High Cotton