Trend To Try: Oversized

Flashback about 10-15 years ago when rappers wore XXXL tees… Remember how horrible that was? Men decided to wear t-shirts that were definitely 4 sizes too big for them. Which lead to a shift for slim silhouettes and where some guys took it too literal. Purchasing shirts in “schmediums”.

The Art of a Fine Men's Dress Shirt

We count down our list of what makes for one hell of a fine men's dress shirt!

Twenty Things Every Gentleman Should Own – Part 1 of 2

Most men are not terribly interested in gaining more and more crap. With that said, there are particular items that are almost must haves for the modern gentleman as they will add a great richness in lifestyle. When purchasing these items, choose quality and you may only need to obtain these items once in your lifetime. [Continue Reading]

07: Ella Bing sits down with Jeff Plotner of Brackish Bow Ties

Tune in for a nice chat with one of the co-founders of Brackish Bow Ties, the creators of the utterly amazing feathered bow tie.

Three Fall 2013 Work Attire Looks, that Work.

Ahhhh...Fall is upon us. Our clothing styles for every day life are changing, as should your work attire. Here are a few quick tips for looking fresh during the fall months.  If you are the button down and khakis kinda guy... then keep doing what you've always done. Just swap out those tan khakis, for something with a bit more color. Yes we know this style was trending during the spring and summer months, but thank goodness, this fall, the style is still going strong. So wear a light teal, o...

The Fall Workout Wardrobe Guide

The Ella Bing Guide to your Fall Workout Wardrobe Alright dudes, we know its still summer, and y'all are probably still working on those tans, but alas, old man winter will be creeping in soon. And unlike bears, us guys do not need to put on winter weight to stay warm. We have to stay active through the cool fall and cold as hell winter months. Here at Ella Bing, we can at least help you look good while doing it. Here are some essentials for Fall 2013 workout wardrobes. Whether you are gym-du...

Summer Time Goodness - Lets Jazz it up a bit

2013 Summer | Bow Ties | Ella Bing Summer time is upon us, so it’s time to update that wardrobe, for fun, chic summer time goodness. Shorts – Here at Ella Bing we aren't fans of cargo shorts. Typically they are worn incorrectly – too long and baggy, reminding us of summer 1999. If you do choose cargos, make sure they fit well. We prefer and are big fans of Chubbies, a fun ‘MAN’ company, based out of San Francisco. If you are a bit shy to show a little thigh, then consider these shorts the ...

The Perfect Suit for a Summer Time Wedding

2013 Summer | Bow Ties | Ella Bing | Summer Wedding Suits   As Jimmy Buffett once said (yes, we are quoting The Great Jimmy Buffett) "There's a fine line between Saturday night and Sunday morning." Here at Ella Bing we believe there is a strong difference between the suit you wear out for a night on the town with the boys, and the suit you wear to church the next morning. Let's not get them confused mates.  Now we agree it's always important to have that ultra-flexible gray suit. But when...

History Lesson of the Ella Bing Wood Bow Tie

A lot of people seem to ask us, 'How did you come up with the idea for wood bow ties?' It's an obvious question and a good one. The story goes like this. We were humming along making awesome cloth, silk, seersucker and madras bow ties, but we wanted a better way to set ourselves apart from the competition. Additionally, since Ella Bing is a family run business, we wanted to involve all parts of the family. Mama-dukes had the cloth bow tie department tied down and she had been rockin...

A Non-Conformist Gentleman of Stlye

A little known fact, the bow tie was the first real knot for neckwear, dating all the way back to the 1700’s. Mixed with highs and lows, they have managed to fight through the tough times for a few centuries now, and now they are back baby. If looking like a true non-conformist gentleman of style, with class, sophistication, swag and pizazz, is your thing, then a bow tie is for you. The bow tie is the best accessory for a man who wants to look classy and timeless, all while standing out...