Sue and Alan - 10 Jan 2015

Royal Blue Wedding Ties

“We just wanted to express our thanks. We were married on 10th January 2015, and you supplied the ties & pocket squares to match the bridesmaid’s dress at very short notice (we had 5 weeks to plan the wedding, and your ties arrived within 48 hours of ordering). Your service levels were astounding – and…

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Top 5 Wedding Colours for 2016

It’s that time of the year again, when the birds are out and we wait with baited anticipation for a sunny weekend. And so it is also that part of the wedding planning when wedding colours are sorted and the groom, best man and ushers ties need to be matched against the bridesmaids dresses, and…

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Bow Ties Are Cool – The Evidence

When Dr Who first uttered those now almost famous words: “Bow ties are cool”, it sent a flurry of retweets around the Twitterverse, though no-one outside of the Dr Who aficionados really knew what it was all about. Fans around the world starting seeking out one bow tie in particular – a narrow burgundy variety that was…

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Novelty Ties – Should You?

A while back I saw a newsreader on the BBC wearing a novelty tie with yellow dolphins on it. To be fair, it wasn’t a particularly nasty tie, and you had to look closely to see they were actually dolphins, rather than just a pretty pattern. In normal circumstances this would actually be quite a…

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Real Men Wear Cravats

Let’s not take the title of this post too seriously – I got the name from an image I saw recently which showed men from a bygone era wearing cravats as justification that real men wear cravats. You know, Pride and Prejudice and Downton Abbey, that kind of thing. The truth is far simpler, and…