The Journal — Shaun Gordon ties

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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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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PERFECT TIES FOR REFRESHING YOUR TWEED LOOK!

October 5, 2016 (Original post date).As we have clearly come to the end of summer and the weather has got cooler, it’s time to get the tweeds waistcoats and jackets back out! Here’s are some ideas of how you can refresh your look.A good way of refreshing your tweed look is to use similar colours and tones, which has pattern with a slight difference. This could be subtle but very effective. The Taylor tie is 100% wool has a blue and deep red window pane pattern and this alone can make all the difference. Not to mention that this tie is...

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