Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Bow ties galore—Laurent Desgrange

The bow tie, once regulated to strict preppies and conservative college professors, has exploded into a men’s fashion staple over the past few years…and it shows no sign of waning. This simple rectangle of fabric, tied into a bowknot, can add a jolt of personality to any gentlemen’s wardrobe.

Above: A playful display of Laurent Desgrange’s exuberant bow ties in a smorgasbord of colors, shapes and sizes.

French designer, Laurent Desgrange, has been pushing the boundaries of the traditional bow tie (albeit the clip on bow tie) with some wit and panache for the past few years...and he doesn’t disappoint with his look book for Spring/Summer 2011.

Mr. Desgrange playfully experiments with the scale of the bow tie.

And he even elevates a sneaker with playful bows.

Of course Mr. Peacock adores the toile shirt (which will be available in blue and red).

You don’t have to wait until next spring to wear one of Mr. Desgrange's hand made bow ties.

This dark blue satin tie, with tiny bead detailing, would be chic for summer weddings.

And I love this black & white houndstooth “origami” tie.

Each tie comes with satin ribbon and a clip—so you can wear it however you prefer. They’re not just for the gents either; the ladies can wear them as a belt, headband, or hair clip.

Admittedly, Mr. Desgranges daring use of bow ties might not suit every gentleman peacock, however, his exquisite shapes and fabrics will seduce even the most conservative of old-school bow tie aficionados.


TJB said...

I'll refrain from commenting on the clip-on bow tie, having not seen Desgranges' work first hand; and use this space as a bow tie aficionado (to the point of not wearing a traditional tie any longer) to endorse Seigo neckwear to Mr. Peacock's New York readers.

Seigo Katsuragawa's self-named shop doesn't have a website, but you really need to visit yourself to see the breathtaking and overwhelming variety of bow ties (and traditional ties, pocket squares, ascots, scarves), all handmade from luscious kimono silk. And the price points? Insanely reasonable: around $50 for a bow tie, $80 for a traditional tie, $45 for pocket squares - the same as, say, Brooks Brothers, but light years ahead in terms of beauty, craftsmanship and uniqueness. Speaking of the latter, Seigo only cuts 12 of each design.

TJB loves Seigo and has amassed a collection of about 50 bow ties and coordinating pocket squares from them in less than a year - I recommend them without reservation!

Scott Fazzini said...

Mr. P-
You, sir, are a brilliant little devil. I love, love, love these ties! The dark blue satin with tiny beading... well, my heart is all a flutter!


Thombeau said...

What fun!

(And of course TJB would be the first to comment!)

Anonymous said...

Very fun pics! I've only worn a bowtie when I wear a tux.

Megan said...

Mr Peacock, sir. There's a typo in your post. I'm sure you intended "relegated" not "regulated".


Miles Of Style said...

OMG...those shoes with checked bows are uber cool!

just stumbled upon your blog and i have to say its LOVELY! do drop by mine too when you have some time. perhaps we can follow each other.=)

have a lovely day!


Miles Of Style said...

OMG...those shoes with checked bows are uber cool!

just stumbled upon your blog and i have to say its LOVELY! do drop by mine too when you have some time. perhaps we can follow each other.=)

have a lovely day!


Thombeau said...


digibudi said...

Dear Mister Peacock,
I adore your blog, I'm putting it on my blogroll! xoxo greetz and hugs, digibudi

isabelle said...

so fabulous! I love that bowties are making a comeback. and that girls are starting to wear more of them. My fav has to be the pied de poule version. the folds are just spectacular

www.PILONSTEIN Fashion Blog

Anonymous said...

Just discovered your blog and now I am freaking out that I might lose it amongst my bookmarks.
Hmmm, sounding sane.
PS: your music taste is exquisite!

Reavis Eitel said...


I will never forget how fantastic it was to receive the Juliette of the Spirits screenplay book from you - so beautifully wrapped and with a feather from your tail thrown in!

daydreaming + stargazing said...

hello mr. peacock, it's been a while since you've posted, come back!

Rida said...

thank for good post.
Click here to get more free visitor to your blog.

John J Tackett said...

Although I am not ready to accept a clip-on bow tie, the origami model made me pause for a moment to reconsider. As one of the few architects that still uses a pencil, bow ties are a practical satorical accessory.

Unknown said...

This is kinda interesting... You have a unique way of fashion...

Edina MN Realty

Suzanne said...

I love the idea of using bowties on casual shoes! Brilliant!

Bow Ties said...

I love all the bowties in here!!! What a great thing to see somethings like this especially the shoe. I agree with you Suzanne!!

Paul said...

Love the blue satin tie! I also am digging right now for that bow-adorned sneakers! So chic! :)

French Gifts said...

I am impressed. Very much.. I love all designs. Its very nice. All are different colors and designs. first pic is very funny. lol!! Thanks for sharing.
Tea Towels | French Gifts

kiel said...

That black bow is attracting me

THE BASIC Magazine said...

Wearing suits again and going back to my southern roots and also wearing bow-ties more. Think they are making a comeback.


coolerNights said...

Wow! Great blog.
Marvelous photos and i really enjoy your photos and got new ideas from it, your every thing looking nice. Thanks for sharing.

Erica said...

Love these ties!

Year Old Birthday Party Ideas

webdesign said...

i appreciated for this comments...
non voice projects

Dina said...

love these bows!

momsclub said...


Unknown said...


helen tilston said...

Brilliant, beautiful. I love the new take on bow ties. For year, I travelled to London and my father in law always stopped at Burlington Arcade and always added to his supply of bow ties. Just this week, I paid tribute to him, Col Fred Tilston VC.
I am your new follower and look forward to knowing you

Helen Tilston painter

Movie leather jacket said...

I am very happy to keep track the thing that I used to do. many thanks for sharing. impressive page indeed.

Fight Club Jackets said...

I like your working on this web, thanks for update posting i get required information from this website.

Anonymous said...

Belstaff Brad jacket is the Tiger Shoes top luxury and fashion brand in the world which mainly specializes in producing the fashionable and luxurious clothing.This style belstaff jacket outlet leather jacket is one of the most popular two Jackets.A veritable classic of the Belstaff range, exceptionally comfortable to wear.Four flap-and-press-stud front pockets,
< align="left">Belstaff Jackets practical for holding everything safely.This belatsff jacket men is intended to fit snugly to provide protection and ease of movement while on a motorcycle.Louis Vuitton Outlet

los angeles movies in the park said...

Cool blog!

Mr Paul said...

LOve the origami bow tie.


grosir baju muslim murah ghaniyah said...

I love your beautiful blog and so enjoy your posts.

fox fur collar leather jacket said...

You can just wear a simple dress and your Black chain strap bag can compliment your outfit. Women who wear Black Leather Boston bag can sometimes look great.

smart casual dresses said...

Bow ties are fun and lovely specially when wearing tux or smart casual dresses... I would never think of this color combination, but I’m loving it.

Unknown said...

HI hello~ please visit our handmade stuff shop in etsy~ we sell handmade natural soaps, phone charms and many more~ thank you and have a nice day!

hollister milano said...

welcome to our shop,our shop website is hollister milano and
Abercrombie and Fitch .

Anonymous said...

The sleeves are a perfect length for me while he body is a little long, but I am not complaining. The quality of this Sheepskin Jackets UK is great and I will get a lot more than a years worth of wear from Very warm and yet not bulky. Well made and great features, like its amazing leather color and soft fur lining.

Bridal saree said...

i love your main articles,the information is really nice for site visitors.

Social networking search engine said...

I really enjoyed from your shared photos. This guy seems like crazy for bow ties. Well good job.

Unknown said...

Fantastic fun style i liked your style. Thanks for sharing your designed. Living Room Decor Ideas

long frocks said...

I praised your content and writing style that is eye-catching, I admit your web content is perfect as you want to described as like pakistani dresses, I am sure there are some more enjoyable opportunities ahead for individuals who read carefully your post as well. latest bridal dresses

Anonymous said...

Thanks for sharing such a fastidious opinion, paragraph is fastidious, thats why i have read it entirely. shalwar kameez

Celesti Infinity said...

Nice content, but there is missing something like that, "Meta keywords:
Meta description:". Please visit my site Small Business Ideas

Gambar Baju Koko Lebaran 2015 said...

Woah! I’m really loving the template/theme of this blog. It’s simple, yet effective. A lot of times it’s very difficult to get that “perfect balance” between usability and visual appeal. I must say you have done a fantastic job with this. Additionally, the blog loads super fast for me on Firefox. Outstanding Blog!

Unknown said...

This is a Great Article ever i see... thank's for sharing :D

Agen bola Terpercaya Bursa303 adalah salah situs / website Agen Judi Bola terbaik dan terpercaya dalam hal taruhan judi online. Taruhan Bola Online Sports369 Dengan Taruhan Casino SBobet Sports369 adalah Situs Judi Online Terpercaya Indonesia dengan Minimal Deposit Agen Judi Casino 100ribu.

Cara Bermain Judi

Alex moner said...

Claiming celestial bodies but nothing in the treaty says an individual or corporation can't.canada goose outlet

Anonymous said...

Bow Ties
are never in fashion, but they’re always stylish. You could wear a bow tie in nearly any context, and still look good, You could add a bow tie to any outfit for any scenario.

vegas99bet said...

Good article
Bandar Judi Mesin Slot SBOBET Terbesar 2018
Agen Slot Mesin SBOBET Terpercaya
Bandar Daftar Taruhan Judi Togel Online di HP Android
Daftar Bandar Judi Bola Online Piala Dunia 2018 Bonus 20%
Situs Bermain Judi Online Roulette Minimal Bet 1Rb Uang Asli

GRSshoes said...

Very fun pics! And This is a Great Article...

Anonymous said...

Numpang Promo ya Gan ^_^

DGPOKER - Agen Poker Online Uang Asli Terpercaya Indonesia

Mari Bergabung Bersama (DGPOKER) Agen Poker Online Uang Asli Terpercaya Indonesia
Bonus Rolingan 0,5%
Bonus Referal 10%
Proses Cepat Cukup 1 Menit
Online 24 Jam

Hanya dengan Mengunakan 1 ID permainan saja, sudah bisa memainkan 6 game sekaligus..
- Live Poker
- Texas Hold'en Poker
- Ceme
- Ceme Keliling
- Domino Qiu
- Capsa Susun

Skype : dgpoker88
Watshap : +6281368738167
No. Tlp : +6281368738167

Capsa Susun Online
Cara Menang Poker
Trick Menang Domino
Bonus Rollingan Poker
Bonus Mingguan
Member Baru 100% WD
Menang Kalah Dapat Bonus
Cara Menang Poker
Jackpot Puluhan Juta Rupiah
Situs Poker Ternama
Situs Poker Terbaik
Member Baru Pasti Menang

Bentuk Pemerintahan Negara Inggris said...

I’m really enjoying the design and layout of your blog. It’s a very easy on the eyes which makes it much more enjoyable for me to come here and visit more often. Did you hire out a developer to create your theme? Great work!

Togelpelangi said...

I like and very happy to read this article and I also like your blog very good
togel singapura

radhi meena said...

Can truly relate and retain this outstanding post. Very well written. replica watches india

Azor Ads said...

All of your posts are well written. Thank you. post free ads

Della said...

Judi Bola Online - Warungplay

Pasang taruhan bola online di warungplay saat ini juga, dapatkan bonus deposit hingga 30% banyaknya
Bagi Anda yang suka bermainan Judi Bola Online, Kami menyediakan permainan Mix Parlay yang bisa dimainkan hanya dengan 2 tim saja
terdapat juga permainan lain, seperi Live Casino, Tangkasnet, Slot Machine, Poker Online, Togel Online

Bandar Bola Online
Situs Judi Indonesia
Tempat Taruhan Online
Cara Main Taruhan Bola
Situs Parlay 2 tim
Situs Taruhan Judi
Daftar Bandar Bola Online Terpercaya
Bandar Judi Bola Online
Bonus Deposit member baru
Judi Bola Online
Situs Judi Online
Poker Online

40 Colori said...

I’m really enjoying the design and layout of your blog. This is a Great Article ever i see... thank's for sharing bow ties

Best background remove said...

Thanks for your excellent blog post.
cut backgrounds

Alexa said...

Thank you for sharing us education, please kindly visit mine :D


Keysha Dealova said...


Website paling ternama dan paling terpercaya di Asia ^^
Sistem pelayanan 24 Jam Non-Stop bersama dengan CS Berpengalaman respon tercepat :)
Memiliki 8 Jenis game yang sangat digemari oleh seluruh peminat poker / domino

- Adu Q
- Bandar Q
- Bandar Sakong
- Bandar Poker
- Poker
- Domino 99
- Capsa Susun

Permainan Judi online yang menggunakan uang asli dan mendapatkan uang asli ^^
* Minimal Deposit : 20.000
* Minimal Withdraw : 20.000
* Deposit dan Withdraw 24 jam Non stop ( Kecuali Bank offline / gangguan )
* Bonus REFFERAL 15 % Seumur hidup tanpa syarat
* Bonus ROLLINGAN 0.3 % Dibagikan 5 hari 1 kali
* Proses Deposit & Withdraw PALING CEPAT
* Sistem keamanan Terbaru & Terjamin
* Poker Online Terpercaya
* Live chat yang Responsive
* Support lebih banyak bank LOKAL

Contact Us

Website SahabatQQ
WA 1 : +85515769793
WA 2 : +855972076840
FACEBOOK : SahabatQQ Reborn
YM :
Kami Siap Melayani anda 24 jam Nonstop

Daftar SahabatQQ

Virtual Staging said...

Thanks for helpful article!

photo editing services said...

What a great blog, I really enjoy how you have edited your photos to compliment the articles!

Aussie Ties said...

Aussie Ties provides high-quality Bow Ties, Neck Ties, Skinny Ties, Floral Ties, Wedding ties, Pocket Squares, and Cufflinks more at competitive prices in Australia. Shop our large collection of men's Ties online.

dasd said...

YOOZ Replacement Pod Cartridge
Aspire Breeze
Aspire Nautilus
Aspire Avp
Asmodus RTA

Deriiin said...

link alternatif sbobet terbaru

judi bola online terpercaya

link alternatif sbobet desktop

link alternatif sbobet wap

link alternatif sbobet mobile

daftar sbobet88

daftar sbobet bola88

agen judi bola88 terpercaya

link sbobet terbaru

Kidoriman said...

Thanks for this helpful blog. Your posts are well written. Kidoriman is one of the famous Japanese style outfits provider for men. Must visit us!!

Unknown said...

judi bola88 online

bandar judi bola88 terpercaya

deposit sbobet pakai pulsa

sbobet99 deposit pakai pulsa

link alternatif sbobet resmi

daftar sbobet88

login sbobet88

daftar sbobet365

link login sbobet88

link alternatif sbobet terbaru