The Journal — shaun gordon

THE MR. LONDON TIE IS FINALLY AVAILABLE! January 18, 2017...

THE MR. LONDON TIE IS FINALLY AVAILABLE! January 18, 2017 (Original post date).In the second collection I released the Mr. London tie and it is back by popular demands! Luckily, during moving houses the fabric resurfaced and it would have been great injustice not to make more! However I did make a few changes such as instead of using the multi-coloured tipping, I opted for black raw silk because I wanted to match the victorian London landmarks and allow the yellow colour stand out more.I used light interlining to ensure a various different knots could be easily applied better.Finally, you may have noticed...

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LOVE YOUR HATS? WAIT TILL YOU SEE THIS TIE!January 11, 2017...

LOVE YOUR HATS? WAIT TILL YOU SEE THIS TIE!January 11, 2017 (Original post date).The Mad-Hatter tie is dedicated for those of you who love wearing hats as much as I do!Interestingly, The name ‘Mad Hatter’ is derived from when Hat makers in the Victorian era were over exposed to Mercury during making hats, which resulted in severe tremor. Phrases used at that time were 'Mad as a Hatter’ or 'Hatter’s Shake’ in relation to the condition.However, I have met many of you who have told me that hats do not suit you, even though you like hats in general. I personally...

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EXPLORE TEXTURE WITH THE NEW OLIVER WOOL TIEJanuary 4, 2017...

EXPLORE TEXTURE WITH THE NEW OLIVER WOOL TIEJanuary 4, 2017 (Original post date).Introducing to you a new addition, which makes up a part of the Dark Horse Collection, the Oliver Wool Tie. Wool ties have the tendency to be easy to dress up or down because of it’s natural texture and softness. The Oliver tie has tones of grey with burgundy and blue creating a check pattern. The grey tones makes this tie an easy colour to wear, as it pretty much goes with most colours in your current wardrobe.Applying the four in hand knot is more than sufficient, creating a...

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A HINT OF COLOUR IS ALL YOU NEED WITH THE DISTINCTIVE GORDON...

A HINT OF COLOUR IS ALL YOU NEED WITH THE DISTINCTIVE GORDON TARTAN TIE.November 2, 2016 (Original post date).During my holiday in Scotland, I was leisurely scrolling and observing the surroundings. Then I spotted a fabric shop and saw all the wonderful different wool tartans glaring at me! As I am aware that my surname is of Scottish origin, I asked the shopkeeper if they had any Gordon tartan material and to my delight, they did! When I began making this tie I decided that I wanted it to be light-weight and therefore use an appropriate interlining to ensure this. The...

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