The tie can reveal the wearer's personality. There are several factors to consider, such as size, shape and design. The vibrancy of colour and the use of of luxury fabrics for example woven, printed or knitted silks and cashmere also have to be considered. The shape of the tie will to some extent determine the style of knot that's required: Windsor, Half Windsor, Four-in-Hand or Prince Albert. English printers in Macclesfield or Italian printers in Como? All Alexander Boyd ties are handmade. Page last up...
Who have been making shirts and collars in Brompton in Kent since 1913. Handmade shirts require a high degree of skill, whereas the majority of shirts found in high street shops are made by machine. Unfortunately since the 1970s these hand making skills have been partially lost due to most of the clothing factories in the United Kingdom closing down and being replaced by garment factories overseas. Special Events and Alterations. Page last updated: 26/01/2013.