Journal — neckties
Before we delve into a few style inspirations, I would like to share with you the inspiration behind handcrafting the new arrivals - A Moment In Time. I marvelled at the various colours selected by nature and the petals detailing and unique textures. I felt inspired by how the necktie itself though a deceptively simple item in the man’s wardrobe can work the same magic as nature. Read more.
A WORK OF ART: IN RELATION TO HOW ANCIENT SCULPTURES ARE BEAUTIFUL WITH A SENSE OF TONE, SHEEN, SMOOTHNESS, IMPERFECTIONS, WHICH REFLECTS OUR LIVES, OUR HUMAN EXISTENCE. This could well be summed up as Art. We know all too well that “One should either be a work of art or wear a work of art.” - Oscar Wilde
During my talk at Dashing Tweeds where I spoke about my obsession with creating ties for myself because I couldn’t find a tie I liked, which developed into the Shaun Gordon brand. I couldn’t help wondering about where neckties came from? And why were they worn in the first place?
Every now and again we all like to wear something other than the same navy or blue tie...surely? This change can be executed wonderfully with wearing the colour yellow. The meaning of yellow is commonly referred to happiness, positivity, clarity, energy, optimism, enlightenment, freshness, joy and intellect. Certainly a tie like that will put you in the right mood! The Wynton tie in particular has blue floral patterns, which will make it easier to wear with your current wardrobe and so you will never be too far away from your favourite colour (blue of course)! The affect of wearing a contrast colour is...