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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

How To Press Your Bow Tie To Remove Creases Whilst Preventing Any Scolding Of The Silk

As I promised, I wanted you all to see how I press our bow ties to bring them back to life after being tied.

Owing to our unique hook system for bow ties some of our customers will leave the bow ties tied for months without unfastening them. When they finally do prior to their next engagement they are obviously concerned when it unravels crinkly and in some cases needing a pruning.

The pruning, which we spoke of here, can be done relatively quickly and it should be followed by ironing the silk but by placing a piece of lint-free cloth between the silk and the steam iron to ensure that the heat does not scold the silk. Scolded silk can really ruin the beauty of the fabric - especially in the likes of brilliantly finished mogador satin silks.

Without further ado, I hope this video is of some service to you.

Any questions please feel free to email me here.


  1. I am the owner of one of your LNP velvet bows. Can I press velvet bows in the same manner?


  2. Yes you can press a velvet in the exact same manner only that you must remember to brush the velvet in the direction of the great afterwards for the velvet to settle back down.