The ties that bind RTE to a distant past

Someone needs to tell the national broadcaster’s wardrobe department that ties on TV are so last season

1st December, 2019
The ties that bind RTE to a distant past
Eamon Dunphy, opts for a more relaxed style of dress. Picture: Fergal Phillips

“A man should look as if he had bought his clothes with intelligence, put them on with care and then forgotten about them,” Hardy Amies, the English fashion designer, once said. Good advice for any man appearing on our TV screens.

We like our male news and sports presenters to be well turned out. For most of them, the suit is the go-to outfit, that most masculine of looks. Understandably so. To quote...

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