Drake’s London For HODINKEE | Heritage Tie and Snowflake Pocket Square

Drake's London For HODINKEE | Heritage Tie and Snowflake Pocket Square

HODINKEE continues their relationship with Drake’s Of London as they’ve collaborated on another knit tie and added in a pocket square to the mix as well. The tie is again a silk knit (best on the market in our opinion), but this time, it comes in a beautiful red finish with gilt, hand-sewn dots. HODINKEE’s Heritage Tie could be the only red tie you’ll ever want to own. It’s inspired by the Tudor Black Bay, a gorgeous modern dive watch, and the HODINKEE team worked closely with the Drake’s to ensure the color match between the tie and the Black Bay’s bezel and gilt dial was spot on. Mission accomplished.

HODINKEE’s first foray into the pocket square market comes in the form of their Snowflake Square, which is inspired by another Tudor beauty, the Tudor Pelagos. The detail and craftsmanship is unparalleled as the thin silk square has hand-rolled edges and a great feel. The black and white colorway gives it a ton of versatility as well.

The HODINKEE Heritage Tie is available now for $155 and the Snowflake Square is as well for $72, both through the HODINKEE Shop. Until they undoubtedly sell out of course.

Alexander Olch x Maison Kitsuné Neckwear at NoMad Hotel

Alexander Olch x Maison Kitsuné Neckwear at NoMad Hotel NYC

To celebrate the opening of the Maison Kitsuné shop at The NoMad Hotel, Alexander Olch and Kitsuné have teamed up for a limited line of silk ties. Alexander and Masaya Kuroki, one of Kitsuné’s designers, formed a friendship while presenting their respective collections in Paris at the same showroom. Both designers are involved in fashion and art (Alexander is also a filmmaker, while Masaya is involved in the music industry) and enjoy working in diverse mediums. Alexander and Masaya share a mutual respect for timeless design, and the tie collection explores the idea of the classic New York man.

The collection consists of four neckties ($150 each) and two bow-ties ($110 each) in 100% English silk woven at a seven generations-old mill. Numbers are fairly limited and are offered exclusively at the Maison Kitsuné shop at the NoMad Hotel in New York.

Fine and Dandy Fall/Winter 2011 Lookbook

Fine and Dandy Fall/Winter 2011 Lookbook

We showcased a preview of Fine and Dandy Shop’s Fall 2011 offerings a short while back, but we’re glad to see the boys are giving us some inspirational styling via this lookbook. As stated before, their neckwear is really some of our favorite stuff on the market and to see them progress as swiftly as they have is not surprising. Ken Pao was behind the lens for this one and more shots from the lookbook are below.

The Windmill Club Popsicle Club Tie

The Windmill Club Popsicle Club Tie

Introducing the Popsicle club tie from The Windmill Club. Though you normally wouldn’t associate the cold dessert with anything but a hot summer day, this tie is featured in a burgundy finish that’s oh so perfect for the winter months. It’s handcrafted in NYC and measures 2.75 inches at its widest point, and is limited to eight pieces, each produced from dead stock British silk.

Drakes London at No. 3 Clifford Street

Drakes London at No. 3 Clifford Street

Back in May, the first ever Drake’s shop was opened, with a distinct location in Mayfair at No. 3 Clifford Street. The store carries everything you’re accustomed to seeing on the British label’s online shop and offers up exceptional service to boot. Bespoke services are offered as well as Drake’s provides an unequalled array of the finest neckwear fabrics, and all of Drake’s ties are meticulously handmade in their own Clerkenwell workrooms. Selectism recently took a visit to the store, be sure to check out some of the images below.

Drakes London Cashmere Neckties

Drakes London Cashmere Neckties

One of our favorite neckwear designers, Drakes London, has some phenomenal neckwear for the F/W season. These cashmere ties are made with the utmost detail and will work really well with your layered stylings for the colder months. The ties will also add a burst of color to a wardrobe that’s known to be a bit muted. They’re made by hand in England, are 3.14 inches at their widest point and are available in a few different styles, with each style coming in a range of colorways.

Fine and Dandy Fall/Winter 2011 Neckwear

The fine folks at Fine and Dandy have dropped new ties and bows for the fall, and the mix of patterns and fabrics throughout the offerings is really worth checking out. Some of the materials utilized include wool, wool/silk blends,...

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Pierrepont Hicks Fall/Winter 2011 ‘Mugshots’ Lookbook

Pierrepont Hicks Fall/Winter 2011 'Mugshots' Lookbook

Pierrepont Hicks commissioned artist Jonathan Bartlett to illustrate their Autumn/Winter 2011 neckwear collection. Animals and insects are styled up in mugshot form and give a free-spirited vibe to product that’s normally seen as a formal outpost. Self-expression at its finest, folks.

Selectism tells us Bartlett’s illustrations will also be on sale at the artist’s site in October while Pierrepont Hicks’ F/W 2011 collection goes on sale tomorrow.

Fall 2011 | Alexander Olch at MR PORTER

Fall 2011 | Alexander Olch at MR PORTER

New to MR PORTER’s stable of fine designers is New York’s Alexander Olch. The neckwear designer has had a major influence on the industry over the past few years and his Fall 2011 offerings are looking as solid as ever. The plaid wool ties come in some great finishes with matching handkerchiefs to boot.

Fall 2011 | Jupe Ties

Fall 2011 | Jupe Ties

Designer Jackie Villevoye has introduced a new neckwear brand to the market, giving us more options in a constantly-evolving segment. The pieces are well-made and wearable with a subtle touch of hand-embroidery here and there. The materials and artists are sourced from india.

The Windmill Club Spring/Summer 2012 Lookbook & Video

The Windmill Club Spring/Summer 2012 Lookbook & Video

New York’s The Windmill Club have dropped images from their Spring/Summer 2012 collection, giving us a much-welcomed look at the tie brand’s offerings for next summer. The pieces are made from 100% dead stock silk and are given the proper attention while being made. All the products are handmade here in New York City with availability being extremely limited, at times to as few as six pieces of each style. The folks behind The Windmill Club also cooked up a video for the S/S 2012 collection so be sure to check that out after the jump. (via the189)