As you know, I’m always on the lookout for cool bowties. I got an urgent text from my friend Jesse who said that there was a new bow tie vendor at our monthly arts market, and that I should get down there to take a look. So I did, and it turns out he’s a… Continue reading A new tie for a new season
How to deal with bow ties in the summer heat? Wear a cool paisley! #bowtieFriday
Here in south Louisiana, the Mardi Grad season is not limited to Fat Tuesday. It starts in January 6 and builds each weekend with intensity. Today is the start of the final weekend, so what better day to show off a brand new Mardi Gras bow tie. Happy #bowtiefriday Mardi Gras style.
It’s December, and the weather has finally turned “cool.” I got a few holiday/winter themed bow ties together and set up a schedule so that I’ll have some festive wear for the month. Today’s tie is actually one of my very first bow ties. I got it for a Christmas party a few years back, before I… Continue reading Bow Tie Friday – Holiday Editions
When I started this blog, I hoped a few people might find it interesting. But truly it was just a way for me to catalog my ties and give me a space to chat a bit. So the following story illustrates the power of social media, and its ability to create connections and friendships. About… Continue reading Why I love Twitter
Yes, I know it’s not Friday, but it’s Halloween, and I have this GREAT Halloween bow tie from Beau Ties Ltd. I really like the little purple bats flitting around. #bowTieHalloween #bowTieFriday #beauTiesLtd
#BowTieFriday has given me an opportunity to share some interesting materials and fabrics. This tie (from @BowTieClub) has a wonderful optical illusion used by Impressionist painters. From a distance, this tie has a shiny lavendar tone. But up close it is a mixture of red, light blue and white dots. Happy Bow Tie Friday. Where’s your tie?… Continue reading Optical illusions
Mike VI, LSU’s mascot, passed away this week from cancer. He was beloved by the whole community and a symbol of the strength and might of this university. I was saving this new tie for an important Friday, and I can’t think of a better reason to wear it. #geauxTigers #bowTieFriday #bowTie #paisley