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Friday, June 5, 2009

The Uber Hip Bow Tie Set

It's no longer official and soon it might be passe; the bows are well and truly back. Whilst I was dropping a sample off to Liam McKessar the other day I had asked him if he'd been the first to adopt it in Sydney. When he was working for me at Shh Bar on the door he always wore a bow tie and it absolutely set him apart from every other doorman in Sydney. That, and the fact that he was about 55kg and willing to stand in a back alley way in the heart of Kings Cross.

I got a Blackberry Messenger Message (BBM) from Dick Weinberg last night. He was in Los Angeles with Piers Richardson and he said in every window on Rodeo drive they had bow ties in the window.

Below is a piped bow tie which truly gives me the shits as I thought I was the first to do it. Only now I realise maybe I never 'created' anything. My poor little ego was crushed. How the hell had someone piped a bow tie with enough time for this cad to buy it and turn up at a Paris fashion show? When I was irate I recalled Mugatu yelling from the stage "I invented the Piano necktie, what did you ever do Derek?". Very funny.

The guy below looks very Richard Gere A La American Gigolo.
This look is becoming very common no?

Now the guy below is so fuckin cool he looks like he just slaughtered a bull in the ring and has just slept with your sister and has given her herpes.

Not sure about the guy below. I think he is the weakest link....


  1. Where I can find a men's bolero blazer like on the next-to-last photograph? Please.

  2. You would need to consult a tailor or go to a country that has bullfighting - Nimes or Pamplona. Otherwise a creative tailor could help you out. It is a pretty cool jacket - I agree.

  3. Where can I find that first bow tie??

  4. I believe that bow was an Alexis mabille bow tie worn by Italian gq writer Angelo flaccavento. You can google mabille. Also try