There are some real treasures waiting to be discovered outthere, men?s fashion accessories, designer silk ties, cufflinks, watches,belts, brooches, gadgets, but you have to look hard and dig deep to find themand wade through all the flotsam. If you?re simply browsing, then, all you?llend up with is something mediocre, don?t waste your time, energy and money, doyour research and get the most out of your dollar spent. Search and save. Ifyou want a kick start in the right direction and save a little time? follow upon these names and you?re guaranteed success, you?ll walk away with some realtreasures equal in quality and value to any big brand name, cufflinks, silkties, wallets, casuals, suits and shirts.?Ian Flaherty, Timothy Everest, Simon Carter, Veritas, Lbb London, andShane McCoubrey, Babbette Wasserman, Vivienne Westwood, one thing they all havein common, British, but to be fair here is another name, Louis Feraud, French.
?An Opening AnecdoteIn 1971 Katherine took the extraordinary step of orderingtailor made blue denim jeans from her late lover's Savile Row tailor. Hepburn'scommission foreshadowed bespoke denim collections launched in 2006 by TimothyEverest and Evisu. ?
Louis Feraud designer silk ties a colourful silk tie thatreflects the brilliant hues of autumn by Louis Feraud, using tightly cladfloral shapes that fill the tie completely. Semblance of an autumn day: Followingin the footsteps of Jean Patou, a Paris fashion designer who invented thedesigner tie in 1920 Feraud sought to introduce a touch of femininity to men?saccessories, after all women buy 3 out of 4 ties. But Feraud was more than afashion designer; he was an artist and entrepreneur and sought the success ofhis brand name as much as he did his paintings. Now for an ideal pair ofcufflinks to match, easy enough, a floral rendition using Mother of Pearl bySimon Carter.
Simon Carter Mother of pearl cufflinks, the best that naturehas to offer, transformed into a floral master piece by Simon Carter. In thisinstance, the latest laser cutting technology for precision and economics isused to cut and shape Mother of Pearl. The delicate petals frame beautifully asmall crystal representing the bud. The intervention of modern technology makesthese gems affordable. Want a matching tie for these designer cufflinks? Look no further than this page.
Shane McCoubrey?s Signature; The Splashes designer silk tiesas Shane calls it, has been the hallmark of his success as a fashion designer.After working for Gucci and Vuitton he decided to harness his energies andstart his own brand, since then he has never looked back. Conde-Nast, Drapersand other respected fashion magazines have featured the man and his products.But Shane is bent on keeping a low profile so he can continue playing a hand onrole and stay ahead of the game designing men?s fashion accessories that standout from the crowd. His Splashes range of silk ties certainly achieves thisstatus. On a base of rich cream faintly overlaid pink and silver stripes areoverlaid again with brilliant splashes of colour arranged randomly, forming anabstract pattern, a tie to behold and a very popular choice for weddings. Onething is for certain you won?t have to worry about sitting next to someone whois wearing the same tie. ?Worth more than a look? Now the only matching cufflinkimaginable ?Cube Multi Coloured Swarovski Crystal Cufflink? by Ian FlahertyLondon, like the splashes tie it sports hundreds of miniature coloured crystalsthat catch the light at every turn and mirror perfectly the brilliance ofShane?s masterpiece.
A closing AnecdoteParis fashiondesigner, Jean Patou, invented the designer tie. He made silk ties from women'sclothing material including patterns inspired by the latest art movements ofthe day, Cubism and Art Deco. Targeted toward women purchasers, his were highlysuccessful. Today women buy 80 percent of sold in the US.Therefore ties are often displayed near the perfume or women's clothingdepartments. Designer ties made quite a splash in the 1960s, when designersfrom London's Carnaby Street devised the Peacock Look and churned outwide, colourful ties in a variety of flowered, abstract and psychedelicpatterns. Know mod (for modern) styles were the forerunners of the hippiemovement, which often dispensed with neckties altogether, often favouringcolourful scarves at the neck, or wearing open shirts with chains ormedallions. ??