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Have Your Custom Ties, Bow Ties, & Pocket Squares
For an MOQ (minimum order quantity) of only 6, you can have your own set of personalized ties, bow ties, or pocket squares. Even pocket rounds which create exquisite corner-less floral folds. But if you'd like to customize for inventory, you...
Looking to Rebrand or Private Label Ties, Bow Ties and Pocket Squares?
KissTies has been retailing and wholesaling neckwear and men's accessories for over 10 years now, and controls the end-to-end process from production to selling to after-sales service to over 500,000 customers, both consumer and business. What does that mean for...
Bulk Buy Ties, Bow Ties, & Pocket Squares
If you are going to stock inventory on neckwear and related men's accessories, you need to consider these elements in your wholesaler or manufacturer. Quality vs. PriceIf the quality of the neckwear and accessory that you get is poor, not...
Thoughts on Independence Day
Do you know what happened on the first 4th of July? Did the Continental Congress vote in favor of independence from Great Britain then? The answer is No. That happened a couple of days earlier. Yes, the actual vote for...
The Real Father's Day Story
For Father's Day, you give Dad a tie. It's a venerable tradition passed on from fathers and mothers to sons and daughters, generation after generation. The tie is the iconic gift for Father's Day. But what you might not know...
Biking Is A Startup
Biking is the only exercise that allows you to use a big belly for propulsion. Seriously, you can bounce your upper legs on your belly to help you pedal, much like a kangaroo relies on its elastic muscles to hop...
Enjoying Memorial Day Is Democratic
Memorial Day is a federal holiday for honoring and morning those who died while serving the United States Armed Forces. It used to be called Decoration Day and celebrated on May 30 from 1868 to 1970. It is now celebrated...
Bow Ties 101: Bowtie Basics
If you think that neckties and bow ties are different neckwears and prefer one over the other, then you might be surprised to know that they have the same origin. They both started with the Croatian mercenaries who worked for...
PS 101: Pocket Square Basics
Pocket Squares magnify an outfit, accentuating a tie or a bowtie.  As with accents, you’d expect the pocket square to have originated after the necktie or the bow tie. Wrong, fact is often stranger than fiction which has to make...
Zoom Meetings: What To Put In Front of the Camera
2020 created a business superstar out of the coronavirus outbreak. People suddenly forced indoors ran en masse to Zoom, a video conferencing service that focuses on providing an easier to use product than its many competitors who were much ahead...
Safely Back-To-Work With Coronavirus
We are in this together, the lock-down taking a heavy toll on business. So if we want to re-open business or go back to work, we need to do so safely. We just need to ensure that we are protected from...
The Most Ancient of Fabric Patterns: Floral
What is the most ancient of patterns used in clothing? It has to come from nature, the most ornamental it has to offer - flowers.  For centuries, people used real flowers to decorate. So it was a natural progression that...
Polka Dots
Polka Dots first appeared as a fashion pattern in the 1840s. It’s said that it came from Gypsies who brought their moon-shaped mirror embroidery to flamenco dancers who wore them in dance. They were soon visible in ties and handkerchiefs....
Plaid, Tartan Pattern
What we call Plaid originated in Scotland where it’s Tartan. It’s the pattern you see in kilts, those traditional man-skirts worn by the Scots. It’s a kind of checkered pattern where the crisscrossing stripes are of the same or different...
The Stripes Pattern
The stripe pattern is common in food, emblems, and clothing. They are used in barber's poles, barricade tape, road signs, and candy cane. Can you imagine a candy cane without stripes? If you just tried to, you might have been...
To our KissTies community
To our KissTies community, You are probably drained from the stress of the evolving pandemic. Self-quarantine remains to be the best way to deal with the contagion. What we now know happened to the patients does tell that avoiding the...
Check Pattern
The check or checkered pattern in clothes and ties that you also see in a chessboard is so common that hardly anyone is unfamiliar with it. If you wonder where it came from, you might be missing the obvious. The...
Paisley Has Been Playing With Emotions
When Paisley patterns on a tie play with your emotions, know that in 18th and 19th century  Europe some luxurious Kashmir shawls bearing the pattern cost the price of a small house. It took the continent by storm when imports...
We Prayed Our Rallying Cry at Hakone Shrine
We visit Japan because we have a lot to learn from the Japanese. They have companies that are very old, many carried on by the children of the pioneers. They do very well with competitors and are remarkably focused on...
How to Choose the Perfect Tie for Your Wedding
Weddings are one of the most important and special occasions in life. You’ll want every detail to be as perfect as possible. Your wedding attire and its crown jewel would be critical. In case you are wondering, that crown jewel...
Why Navy Blue Satin tie
Back in 2009 when Edison and Susan were talking about their wedding, for the neckties, their choice was satin ties for their wedding to match their Navy Blue wedding motif.  Why Satin? Satin is the traditional and most elegant choice for...