In The News / grey wool bow tie
Sep 30, 2012
"I made the first tie so he could match my outfits," she says. Her boyfriend, Kevin Long, a tall marketing executive, blushes and taps his sequined bow tie, which perfectly matches Hartford's gold dress. "These are meant to celebrate San Francisco," she adds. Like miniature cupcakes, custom-made bow ties are precious, nostalgic and expensive. Historically seen as either a sign of a wealth and erudition, the bow tie is entering a new era. "Bow ties are back," says Matt Hartz, 29, and a resident of Pacific Heights. "It's an attitude." Read more...
Sep 27, 2012
It’s always interesting when businesses design neighborhood-themed products – you never know how they will choose to represent a certain part of the city. (But this is how we know the blog is making a real impact on the city – the Richmond District used to not be included in these kinds of things! LOL) Today’s hyperlocal product is from Tasty Ties, started by a local designer named Jen Hartford who is “fascinated by the iconic power of the bow tie”. Read more...