Don’t Forget to Look at Thrift Stores For Ties

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Hey guys, this is a supplement to our previous article which talked about why you should consider buying true vintage 1930s/1940s ties to supplement your wardrobe.  This time we’re going to tell you about the other place you should look for ties:  thrift stores!

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Why You Should Consider Vintage Ties from the 1930s-1940s

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CRAZY LONG POST ALERT (lots of pictures!)

Vintage and vintage inspired looks are what comprise a majority of this blog.  Now Spencer and I agree that you don’t have to stick with one area to dress well.  You can always wear tailored thrifted trousers or a modern suit to create a look that takes cues from both contemporary and Golden Era looks.  However, if you really want to have a look that  truly throws it back to the 1920s-1940s, there’s one thing you can’t skimp out on: the tie.  The fact that these vintage ties have such a unique print, fabric, and construction makes it as if you’re wearing a piece of sartorial art around your neck.

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Wearing a Tie Bar

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I’ve been waiting a long time to talk about what I believe is the most abused and incorrectly worn pieces of menswear.  Guys have worn tie bars in an attempt to look classy ever since Mad Men revived the modern suit look seven years ago.  Many times, guys fail because they simply don’t know how a tie bar is supposed to work.  That’s where my article comes to the rescue.

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REVO 2015: “Thrifted Neckwear”

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This year, Rajesh and I decided to design our own line for REVO, our university’s annual fashion show for charity.  Because it’s already May, we focused our line on spring menswear!  We wanted to show people that what we create is wearable on a daily basis and isn’t restricted to just staying on the runway.  So in addition to styling our models we also created something so hipster and awesome:  our own unique line of neckties.

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