7 Ingredients for a Well-dressed Amigo
Just like the no-bake cookie, there are simple-to-follow recipes for most areas of life: losing weight requires diet and exercise, growing a plant requires sunlight and water, and falling in love requires…OK that one isn’t quite so simple, but being well-dressed I can be. If you have the recipe, you can always feel confident and look amazing. That being said, if you’ve never set foot in a gym or stretched your green thumb, then getting started might not be as easy as we’ve led you to believe. But don't worry, that's where we come in.
At Corbata, our mission is to help our amigos, like you, to be their best selves. We do that by providing affordable, handcrafted ties that inspire confidence. Although ties are just one ingredient in the recipe of confidence. If you really want to "wow" the next time you step into a room, follow this simple 7 step recipe for a well-dressed amigo. Enjoy!
Any great accomplishment must be built on a strong (and classy looking) foundation. Like the vast root system of the mighty Redwood Tree to the solid stone foundation of the ancient Newgrange structure in Ireland, a strong foundation is the beginning to anything that will stand the test of time. Your shoe choice is no different: color and style set the tone for the rest of your appearance. Going for a more casual look? Try the original boat shoe. Want to show off your bold side? Go with these suede cap toe oxfords. Are you looking to "wow" and make a classy first impression? Here’s the shoe for you.
Overall, a well-dressed amigo doesn’t put off his shoe choice until he’s walking out the door; it’s the first calculated decision on his way to turning heads and inspiring confidence.
No matter the occasion, the pants you decide on will affect your shirt and tie selection—you have been warned. Again, there is a simple rule that, if followed, will save you from style implosion. When dealing with bold patterns or colors just follow the advice of The Offspring and “keep them separated.” If you choose to wear a pair of square-patterned slacks then opt for a plain or carefully selected, minimally patterned shirt. To top the look off, feel free to go back to a bold pattern for your tie—like the Corbata Wednesday. With that look the bold patterns of the pants and the tie are separated by the muted shirt.
We at Corbata believe that your confidence can be boosted by the way that you dress. Specifically, we believe that completing your look with a handcrafted, quality skinny tie will help you live boldly, turn heads, and make powerful, lasting impressions. Whether you are going to a job interview, a first date, or simply out with your friends, a quality tie can "tie" your entire look together (pun absolutely intended).
The style and type of tie you choose will be completely based on personal preference but here’s our two cents: Wide ties are OUT! Unless you are above the age of 55 or your name is Tommy or Jimmy Dorsey, you’d better stay away from anything wider than 3 inches.
Look for ties that have a high-quality feel. You’ll know you’ve found one if it is made from a linen material such as cotton or wool and has a thick feel. A thick tie means that the material will last and that the manufacturer used a qualify interlining. A branded label is also a good sign that the seller is proud of their product.
6. Personal hygiene
In closing, my well-dressed amigo, when you mix these 7 ingredients I promise you that you will get the tastiest version of yourself possible. If we missed anything or if you have any questions please comment below.
Stay confident Amigos!