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IDEAS ON YOUR TIES & POCKET SQUARE COMBINATIONS - PART...

IDEAS ON YOUR TIES & POCKET SQUARE COMBINATIONS - PART 2. March 8, 2017 (Original post date). As I mentioned in my last blog post that the ties you wear with your pocket square are suppose to complement each other and not match. If you haven’t read it yet, then feel free to check it out here. The way to achieve this is by taking the colour or colours, which you would like to highlight most. For an example the Gordon tie (above) has a bold yellow check running across the tartan pattern, which picks up the yellow within the design...

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IDEAS ON YOUR TIES & POCKET SQUARE COMBINATIONS - PART...

IDEAS ON YOUR TIES & POCKET SQUARE COMBINATIONS - PART 1. March 1, 2017 (Original post date). As you may or may not know the pocket square and ties should never match but complement each other. I know some people might be thinking but if the tie and pocket square are matching then it is absolutely no brainer and I can not make any mistakes! No. This is incorrect thinking. The art of dressing sophisticated is selecting good quality clothing well and wearing it with an air of nonchalance. This goes for the very detail too such as colours, patterns and...

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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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Shaun Gordon

REDEFINING THE WORD 'GROOMING'

~ SHAUN GORDON INTERVIEW BY THE GENTLEMAN’S GROOMING SHOW.  November 30, 2016 (Original post date). When people talk about grooming the first thing that springs to mind is likely to be grooming in the traditional sense. By this I mean shaving, hairstyling and fragrances. Whilst these are all very important elements to a Gentleman’s Grooming routine I have always been of the belief that grooming...

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