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The name says Japanese but this bow tie almost couldn’t be more American. True, the fabric was sourced from Japan, but other than that the Japanese Patchwork Bow Tie from Mill City Fineries is all-American.
Now would be a good time to start thinking about bow ties for the Derby. In two weeks the mint juleps will be flowing and the horses will be racing down the backstretch. Best to be prepared with something in … Continue reading
Thomas Edison may have had 2,332 patents issued to him but not a single one of those was for a shirt made with performance fabric that looks just like one made with traditional cotton. That would have to wait until … Continue reading
The origin story of the mint julep may never be known. It was definitely invented in the American South, that much is certain. Which state exactly is unknown. It was probably introduced in the eighteenth century at some point. … Continue reading
That flurry of clicks you hear? It’s people everywhere searching the internet for a madras bow tie before the end of summer. We have a month left until madras season unofficially ends and that means if you’re going to add … Continue reading
Look, just because summer is done you don’t have to pack up all your madras and put it in storage with your seersucker until next spring. Madras may be breathable and well-suited for sweltering temperatures, but so long as you’re … Continue reading