As the hip but a relaxed sense of fashion is dominating American men’s fashion these days, the challenge remains in the balance of comfort and style. Ascot tie is a great way to not look sloppy but elegant ala mode. In terms of patterns and strong colors, you can be as bold as your ambitions because ascot is a more casual accessory than ties or bowties. You shall always match the ascot color with your outfit but lucky you, abstracts and contrasting patterns come to the rescue.
Recommendation I: A classic light color Linen suit, solid color Barrel-Cuff dress shirt with contrasting color ascot, and matching shoe & belt possibly no socks (Depending on the shoe style) Now, you’re ready for your cruise on a beautiful yacht.
Recommendation II: A pair of Enzo denim jeans, solid light color Mantoni shirt, any color of your choice ascot, and matching shoes & belt. Simple and chic with a loud bold statement.
Men’s Ascots & Cravats – The ascot tie can be said to be the predecessor to the tie or bow tie. The ascot developed from the cravat in the late 19th century, when the European gentry began wearing cravats more informally. Cravats and ascots are very similar, which can cause some confusion. To distinguish between them, you could say that the ascot tie is an untied cravat that you tie yourself. The cravat is more like a tie while the ascot’s knot is best likened to a half-finished tie knot. Tying an ascot like this is referred to as a creating a ‘day cravat’ that is normally under the shirt collars for both wedding and every-day occasions.