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Zutiste – Bow Ties and Pocket Squares

This post was written by Lindy Shopper. We are in the throes of fall and OcTieBer and I thought it apropos to share the lovely wool bow ties and pocket squares of Zutiste, thanks to a tip from dancer Daragh … Continue reading

M.G. Baker Co. Bow Ties

This post was written by Lindy Shopper. Thanks to a tip from North Vancouver dancer Sarah Vincent, I am now apprised of the existence of M.G. Baker Co. Bow Ties, handmade in the U.S.A. and christened with names like Foxtrot, … Continue reading

Dead Stock 1930’s White Bow Ties

This post was written by Lindy Shopper. Oc-Tie-ber may be over, but its spirit lives on – add to your neckwear collection by picking up one of these dead stock (read: vintage, but never worn/new in packaging) Austin Reed white … Continue reading

Four Bow Ties

This post was written by Lindy Dandy. Four more of my favorite accessory: bow ties. As you may know, I’m a sucker for polka dots, so that blue one immediately grabbed my attention. The tartan bow tie is a bit … Continue reading

Holiday Bow Ties

This post was written by Lindy Shopper. I heard on NPR this morning that it’s the last day to send packages that will be guaranteed delivery by December 25, so here’s your last holiday item post for the year. I … Continue reading

Lots of Bow Ties and a Bonus Auction

This post was written by Lindy Dandy. I don’t usually look at clip on bow ties, but after LS’s post on 1950’s bow ties, I’ve decided to give them another chance. I’ll be honest, I’ll pick a self-tie bow tie … Continue reading

1950’s Bow Ties

This post was written by Lindy Shopper. There’s something about bow ties that is particularly charming, especially if they have a whimsical print or theme. My grandfather had a bow tie that he would wear every Christmas that was green … Continue reading

Lumina Clothing: Ties and Bow Ties

This post was written by Lindy Dandy. My apologies for the hiatus (though you might not have realized I was gone since LS does such a great job.  Steady bandwidth is hard to come by on deployment!)  Ok, on to … Continue reading

Lindy Focus 2017 Vendor Report

2017 was a great year at Lindy Focus – the swing dance community has been growing, learning, becoming better versions of ourselves, working toward becoming a more inclusive community, and Lindy Focus embraced that and gave us resources to explore … Continue reading

ILHC 2016: Trend and Vendor Report

This post was written by Lindy Shopper. It was another banner year for the International Lindy Hop Championships, now in its 9th year, and full of life, energy, and joy that only swing dancing with people who love these dances … Continue reading

ILHC 2015 Vendor Report

This post was written by Lindy Shopper. 2015 was a great year for vendors at the International Lindy Hop Championships, highlighting a range of merchandise from tee shirts to custom suiting to vintage and everything in-between. The new hotel, the … Continue reading

Lindy Focus 2014 Vendors

This post was written by Lindy Shopper. Lindy Focus is always such an incredible experience, almost indescribable, yet eloquently described by trumpet player and dancer Gordon Au as “transcendent.” Almost everyone I spoke with had some sort of experience that … Continue reading

OcTieBer 2013

This post was written by Lindy Shopper. Just a gentle reminder that OcTieBer starts tomorrow – if you are a gent or lady with a super collection of fashionable neckwear or you aspire to be, perhaps participating in OcTieBer is … Continue reading

Dapper Designs on Etsy

This post was written by Lindy Shopper. Tampa, Florida dancer Tom Blair tipped me off to Dapper Designs, an Etsy store that specializes in bow ties, hair bows, and other swing-inspired accessories, made by another Florida dancer, Margie Sweeney. There … Continue reading

Iconic Wardrobe Starter Kit

This post was written by Lindy Shopper. Menswear can be a difficult world to navigate and, if you are just starting to accumulate your dress wardrobe, figuring out which pieces will be essentials, what colors to get, which fit, etc. … Continue reading