Bow Tie Raceday Prep: Champion jockey Zac Purton shares top bow tie tips

The annual Oriental Watch Sha Tin Trophy Gentlemen’s Bow Tie Raceday has become something of a highlight for the city’s debonair men-about-town. Ahead of this year’s much-awaited iteration, which will be held on 23 October, Oriental Watch Company hosted a Bow Tie Walk followed by a Fine Gentlemen Evening earlier this month.

Pre-Bow Tie Raceday Bow Tie Walk

Among the legion of well-dressed, bow-tie-sporting gentlemen who gathered for the events were Dennis Yeung, managing director of Oriental Watch Holdings, Albert Wong, President of Eastern Worldwide, actor Jason Chan and Hong Kong’s own champion jockey Zac Purton.

Hong Kong champion jockey Zac Purton shares tips ahead of Bow Tie Raceday
Hong Kong champion jockey Zac Purton shares bow tie style tips ahead of Bow Tie Raceday

To mark this special occasion, Purton sat down and shared some personal insights on this most classic and elegant of gentlemen’s accessories, as well as a few style tips of his own. Check out the interview in the video above to see his pointers as you prepare your own bow tie pick for the upcoming Gentlemen’s Bow Tie Raceday.