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Tie or bow tie and patterned shirts

If you feel uneasy matching patterned or striped shirts with ties or bow ties choose the easy way by wearing solid coloured ties or bow ties. In this case knitted ties are a great option. Otherwise keep in mind that the pattern of the shirt and the tie should differ in size and proportion. For


Tie or bowtie?

With regard to formality both types are equal. Nonetheless a bowtie will always create a more extraordinary look, simply because less people wear it, but also a very casual one, as to be seen below. Only with the dinnersuit there is no choice, because „black tie“ means in fact black bowtie.    


What you always wanted to know about cashmere

Although autumn is still present, the delivery of our cashmere scarves for the winter season 2017/18 is currently running or already settled and probably already partly decorated in shop windows. As every year, we enjoy it to send these cosy and cuddly companions on their last journey. Therefore we thought it is worth to put


Why you should wear a pocket square

We think to wear a pocket square is an easy way to distinguish your outfit from others and to add this extra “ touch” without  concentrating the complete attention on it. Certainly there are some easy but effective rules to follow. Simply the best is and stays a white pocket square either out of cotton

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What you always wanted to know about our knit ties

  They are our greatest love and in this quality not to be find somewhere else. They are made either on very modern circular knitting machines or on Cotton machines, which have been invented by William Cotton (1817 – 1887), in the first place to knit ladies stockings. They are knitted fullly fashioned, which means


Bow-ties or “fly”?

In Germany bow-ties are popularly known as a “fly“. Our bow-ties are mostly self-tie, a virtue, which is highly admired by passionate bow-tie wearers but rarely found nowadays. In Austria, the bow-ties are called “Mascherl“, the Swiss say “tie“. This should not be confused with the word tie used in Germany as a synonym for



It is indispensable for tuxedos and tails, it is an alternative at weddings, and even in everyday life you can see bow-ties more frequently. In the Smart Casual or Business Casual Look, a bow-tie looks young and fresh. Paisley patterns are always worn at weddings. At official receptions or prizes, it may be a single-color.