Introduction To Tie Care
assembled a few general rules for taking care of your fine silk
As men, we become very much attached to certain neckties that we own and
proper care is more important than ever in ensuring that these beautiful
works of art not only look presentable but last.
Neckties are a man's secret "blankie"... many men become
attached to most of their collection and feel the pain when these prized
possessions become stained or wrinkled.
you neckties at night - do not leave the knots in as they will
permanently crease the fabric.
traveling, utilize one of these methods to ensure your necktie arrives
in good condition.
When packing, fold the tie gently into four and slip it in the inside
pocket of your suit jacket.
Alternatively, roll your necktie and place it in the boxes we provide
and tuck those boxes safely in the corners of your luggage.
Upon arrival, hang the necktie on the lavatory door before you shower,
the steam will do wonders for relaxing the fabric.
our neckties will be manufactured with a blocking agent and we will
advertise those ties as such, but the general rule is tuck a napkin in
your shirt collar and you won't need to worry about stains.
Remember your necktie is a thing of beauty not a bib.
simply do not recommend dry cleaning neckties.
The reason for this is that dry cleaners will typically press the tie,
and as such, will press those wonderful rolled edges flat.
much will help a spot on a beautiful silk tie, but should you happen to
get a spot on your tie, simply dip a clean cloth napkin in a little
seltzer or club soda and then dab away what you can.
For anything greasy, sprinkle a little talcum powder on the spot as soon
as possible and allow it to absorb what it can.
After a few hours, brush off the remaining residue with a clean soft
tie tacks. Tie tacks dress up the tie, and add an
interesting splash of decor to ties. Additionally, tie tacks will keep
the tie in place - which also could mean out of your soup or keep it
from flapping in your face.
However, we have a love - hate relationship with these since they can
leave tiny holes in the precious fabric.
To prevent those tiny holes, and still keep your tie in place, insert
the tie tack on the back of your tie through the label or fabric keeper
and then attach it to your shirt.
This will keep the tie nicely in place, and no holes on the front of the
the favorite ties get the most use, it is highly recommended that you
purchase a small hand steamer
and gently steam away the wrinkles that usually form
around the fabric where the knot is made.
This should be done at least every two months - and that is assuming
that the necktie is worn about eight times in that period.
end, taking care of your tie collection will provide many wonderful
years of elegance for you to enjoy these prized possessions.