News from Ascot
Ascot in “Deutsche Manufakturenführer”
With around 300 portraits of manufacturers, the Deutsche Manufakturenführer of Cologne’s publishing house Deutsche Standards provides a comprehensive overview of the lively landscape of German manufactories. ASCOT is also represented and showes that German manufactory products are not a fashion phenomenon but an alternative to modern consumption. DAAB-Verlag Köln, ISBN-Nr. 978-3-942597-38-8, 296 pages, 14,5 x
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
Fashion Fair PITTI IMMAGINE UOMO, Firenze
The Pitti Immagine Uomo is an international fashion fair for men’s wear. Every year, Pitti Immagine is organizing a series of fairs in the Fortezza da Basso, the former fortress of Antonio da Sangallo the Younger, commissioned by Alessandro de ‘Medici, which now serves as an international venue. This year, the Pitti Immagine Uomo with
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.