Posts tagged "ties"

Lazy Men Of The World, Meet Your New Favorite Accessory

It’s called the Zip Tie, and it’s exactly what it sounds like: a necktie that zips up, saving you the hassle of, you know, tying your tie. Ready to throw out all your non-zipping ties? This efficient accessory can be yours for the low, low price of $65! [Neatorama]…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 27, 2013

Which Country Claims To Have Invented The Tie?

Al Gore invented the Internet. Croatia invented the neck tie. No, really, they did. Here’s a fun little nugget of fashion history, brought to our attention by the Seattle Post-Intelligencer:

“In a nutshell, the necktie evolved from a type of scarf worn by Croatian soldiers in the early 17th century. According to folk tradition,…

Leonora Epstein / June 26, 2010

Nice, Er, Tie, Uh, Scarf, Um, Tie-Scarf

Is it a tie? Is it a scarf? Is it a tie and a scarf in one? If it’s a tie-scarf, why is it called an “Andtie? Shouldn’t it be called a “Scarf-and-tie,” or a “Scarf ‘n’ TIe,” or a “Neck Suggie Tie”? Works for the guys or the girls, apparently. Comes in black or…

Susannah Breslin / December 28, 2009

Bubble Ties Are Grown-Up Fun

What is it about bubble wrap that never ceases to entertain? Now guys can use this Bubble Tie—perfect for boring days at the office. []…

Leonora Epstein / December 2, 2009

A Tie For The Guy Who Goes For Sloppy Seconds

Not to “go there” with gender stereotyping, but whoever said men are pigs knew what they were talking about. Or at least, they’d spent enough time watching the way some guys eat and witnessed the disgusting massacre of their meals. (OK, to be fair, girls can be equally disgusting; we’ll cop to that.) For the…

Leonora Epstein / September 30, 2009

For When The Dress Code Says “Cats In Ties”

A fancy feline is the height of sophistication when entertaining, which is whey we’re bummed these purr-ty ties for cats have sold out on Etsy.

“This kitty does NOT look happy,” our sister wrote in an email. That’s because the tie isn’t tied in a proper Windsor knot. Duh.

Jessica Wakeman / June 6, 2009

Quickies!: Madonna Would Like A Haircut

Madonna wants to cut her hair, but supposedly Guy Ritchie won’t let her. Doesn’t he realize she needs to express herself? [AHN]
Why do all the girls on “Entourage” look like models? [College Candy]
Every girl should know how to tie a proper Windsor knot. []…

Catherine Strawn / October 6, 2008

Crave: Dress For Dinner Napkins

If you want to host a fancy schmancy dinner party but don’t think your friends want to get all gussied up just to come over to your apartment (where piles of dirty clothes normally cover the floor), make them wear these napkins tucked into their shirts. Who knew paper napkins could make dinner a formal…

Catherine Strawn / July 11, 2008