All I needed to see were the words "American" & "Vintage" in the same sentence and my attention was drawn. Never mind that I was not just the only man in the room, but the only non-retirement aged person in the room as well. Yeah, well, vintage textiles and a mutual admiration for masterful craftsmanship have a way of pulling birds of a feather together (textile geeks).View full article →
First, to be included in Antenna Magazine's Fall 2011 issue is enough on its own. Then, to have the one and only Ouigi Theodore aka “The Bearded Man" of Brooklyn Circus sporting our General Knot & Co. pocket squares! Well, we started to get a little lightheaded. Of course, we'll never know if the repeated toasting of Maker's Mark had anything to do with the dizziness, but there's no doubt that we couldn't be anymore pleased.
Thanks to the fashion director and stylists at Antenna Magazine, Mr. Theodore for always looking so damn sharp, and of course, to our very own Miss Dana.
Hey, when it comes to the subject of weddings, there are few sources that could claim knowing their subject as well as BRIDES Magazine. We are super happy that they took a shine to our 1960s Geo Floral Print Neck Tie in their August 2011 issue. With the wedding season in full swing, we get emails every day from both brides and grooms looking for special neckwear for their special days. And we love that they all enjoy the duality of our designs - as both a great accessory to be worn by the men of the wedding party and as perfect groomsmen gifts.
Thanks again to BRIDES for including General Knot & Co. in your great magazine. Cheers!
General Knot & Co. is Always a Gift!
You will never see a General Knot & Co. purchase arrive at your door flat-packed in a poly bag, in a box filled with bubble wrap. We appreciate you coming to our shop and want you to enjoy the whole experience.
Whenever we create a design or an element for our online shop, we always consider the "experience" that our customers will potentially have. We wholeheartedly feel that both our customers and the products which we offer are special. To deliver one's purchases with anything less in mind would diminish the entire experience.View full article →
A fantastic Folk Art Print from the 1950s
A deep royal rustic dot/plaid pattern atop a fine sateen stripe.
Our friend Kathryn at Snippet & Ink wrote a great article and held a giveaway for a General Knot & Co. gift certificate. If you are not yet familiar with Kathryn's blog, Snippet & Ink is one of the premier wedding design blogs and we are honored for our designs to be featured.
Ever since starting our little tie company, we've been very happily inundated with requests from brides and grooms to create unique ties for their weddings. There's nothing quite like playing a part in a couple's wedding day and creating a special piece of the visuals. The collaborations are always a lot of fun and they end up yielding fantastically unique results with our vintage fabrics and detailing.The below photo is of a group that we designed in which all of the ties are different, but held together by the common palette.
Stay tuned for the General Knot & Co. wedding portfolio and design center...