Journal — neck ties

WHAT WOULD BE YOUR IDEAL TIE?

WHAT WOULD BE YOUR IDEAL TIE?

Imagine. If you could only wear one tie forever, what would it look like? What colour would it be? What pattern would it have? What material would it be made from?I am very (very) Interested in what you have to say.

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WHEN I STARTED… A TIE MAKER’S JOURNEY.May 8, 2017 (Original post...

WHEN I STARTED… A TIE MAKER’S JOURNEY.May 8, 2017 (Original post...

During the time when I started making ties, I can assure you that I didn’t expect it to be as challenging as it was. However, I never gave up and I persevered with trying to perfect the craft until I was happy with it. After all, I began making ties because I couldn’t find a tie that I actually wanted to wear. So I thought I would make my own...  

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IDEAS ON YOUR TIES AND POCKET SQUARE COMBINATIONS - PART 6

IDEAS ON YOUR TIES AND POCKET SQUARE COMBINATIONS - PART 6

Believe it or not, combining your ties and pocket squares can work best when they are completely different. Providing there is at least one colour that matches. For an example in the photo above, the grey colour is the only colour which links both the tie and pocket square together...    

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THE ANATOMY OF A SHAUN GORDON TIE.January 25, 2017 (Original post...

THE ANATOMY OF A SHAUN GORDON TIE. January 25, 2017 (Original post date). During conversations people have asked me questions regarding the details of a tie and what makes them so special.  So I thought I’d put together a terminology post if you like, to help you understand each components of a superior quality handmade tie.  I hope after reading this you will see a tie in an absolutely different way, as simple as it may look. As you might be aware that looks can be deceiving (wink). FABRIC Generally ties are made from silk material, however in the recent years,...

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