Tag Archives: Midwest

Great Lakes Vintage Boat Long Sleeve

Long sleeve tees are going to come in handy mighty soon. This heat wave interrupted what was already an introduction to the cool mornings and evenings about to greet us on a daily basis. And while a lake-themed print might … Continue reading

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Oxford Pennant Midwest Pennant

As important is clothes are to style, they’re not the only aspect of it. Style transcends cloth and incorporates other areas such as home design. What’s outside your closet is as important as what’s in it.

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Sanborn Canoe Co. J.A. Latsch Canoe

I’ve always made a point to make sureĀ the products I highlight are attainable to my readers. There is nothing more frustrating than the magazine pitching a $200 t-shirt. But from time to time there are some grail level finds that, … Continue reading

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Mill City Fineries Amore Seersucker Bow Tie

Portland brought us the Trail Blazers and a history of blowing top draft picks. It brought us a sign of where craft beer could go. And ultimately it brought us one of the newest bow ties from Mill City Fineries, … Continue reading

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Bird Dog Bay American Labs Bow Tie

When I visited Bird Dog Bay back in 2014, the brand was manufacturing all of its bow ties overseas. The reasoning was that the quality of the printing was not nearly as good in the US as it was in … Continue reading

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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 onĀ 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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