Tag Archives: Midwest

Askov Finlayson North Tee

It’s always cool to see brands I follow make appearances on television, especially when it’s the smaller brands that almost certainly aren’t paying for product placement. I was watching Andrew Zimmern explore the Upper Peninsula a couple weeks ago on Bizarre … Continue reading

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Mill City Fineries Japanese Patchwork Bow Tie

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.

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Bird Dog Bay Stafford Stripe Bow Tie

Bird Dog Bay’s whimsically patterned ties are fun and conversation sparking. But sometimes they don’t quite fit in at more conservative functions, where stripes would be far more appropriate. And so to accommodate all functions in life, Bird Dog Bay … Continue reading

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Mill City Fineries Indi-Go-To Chambray Dot Bow Tie

Now there’s no way you’d want to pair this with yesterday’s shirt, but a chambray bow tie is another non-casual use for the fabric. And there tend to be one or two good ones every season. The Indi-Go-To Chambray Dot … Continue reading

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Mill City Fineries Fair Lake of the Isles Necktie

I’m going to leave this one here for discussion. I love plaid. I love fair isle. I love red, white and blue. But I’m not so sure I love them all together. There’s a lot going on here with this … Continue reading

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Mill City Fineries Argentinian Gopher Bow Tie

Each Mill City Fineries bow tie tells a story. It’s a story that inevitably always ends back in Minneapolis with a handmade bow tie. But the beginnings span the globe. Take the Argentinian Gopher Bow Tie, which got its humble … Continue reading

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Bird Dog Bay Dogs Love America Bow Tie

I know what you’re thinking. Did I miss something? Is there some patriotic holiday this weekend I forgot about? Why is there a bow tie here with an American flag? While Columbus Day is Monday, it’s Saturday I’m focusing on. … Continue reading

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HAMMS Giveaways

I’m a big fan of Hamm’s. I had never tried it until a year out of college when a couple of my friends picked up a 30 rack for the Indy 500. Instantly I was hooked by the tagline, “From … Continue reading

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Flyover Press Indiegogo Campaign

Support Flyover Press on Indiegogo To quote Don Draper, “Well, as I said before, I’m from the Midwest. We were taught that it’s not polite to talk about yourself.”  That’s how we were taught to grow up in the Midwest, … Continue reading

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Bird Dog Bay Easter Tie

Mardi Gras was last Tuesday which means many of us are just now recovering from a paczki-induced stupor (gratuitous amounts of Abita might have played a part as well).  With Mardi Gras come and gone and Lent in full swing, … Continue reading

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