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

IDEAS ON YOUR TIES & POCKET SQUARE COMBINATIONS - PART 3. March 15, 2017 (Original post date). Some of us would prefer to go for a tone on tone look, however there is a way of achieving this without using the same patterns of the tie and pocket square. The way to approach this is to select matching base colours of both tie and pocket square. The great thing about this, is that it does not have to match exactly. It can be a shade lighter or darker. The patterns itself are not matching (of course) but they complement each other...

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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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