AW16's 'The Artist and Architect' collection is a battle of creativity versus wearability, with colourful chaos fighting against monochromatic simplicity. The Dot Chequers tie is a clear construct of the former category, though its Peacock status does not hinder its versatility as an accessory. Here, a traditional blue and green chessboard base is lifted with a sporadic sprinkle of cyan confetti embroidery, ideal for cross-seasonal pairing over both autumn grey shirts and under thin spring turquoise knits.
Our silk ties are hand-sewn in Kent by a team of artisans with centuries of combined experience. The silk used is woven in Suffolk using techniques dating back hundreds of years, while the signature paisley tipping is made with acetate - designed to withstand the abrasion that can be caused by belts or zips. The blade of each design features a unique hidden 'loop' made from strongest-ever bonded thread, which allows the tie to ruche and relax back into place after wearing.