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  • Writer's pictureEmma Moore

A Bow Ties for life, Not Just For Christmas.....

"Ah, the humble bow tie—a classic accessory that can elevate any outfit from ordinary to extraordinary. Many receive a bow tie as a holiday gift, often associating it solely with festive occasions. But let's break free from this misconception! A bow tie is not just for Christmas; it's a timeless piece that can be worn on numerous occasions, adding flair and sophistication to your ensemble. At Arsenic and Old Lace, we pride ourselves on creating bow ties that reflect this timeless elegance, handcrafted from carefully sourced fabrics. So, let's explore the top five events where donning a bow tie from Arsenic and Old Lace is not only appropriate but absolutely essential.

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tennis event

Sporting Events: Whether you're attending a prestigious tennis match, a high-profile horse race, or a championship game, an Arsenic and Old Lace bow tie can be the unexpected touch of style at a sporting event. Pair it with a blazer or sports jacket to blend sophistication with the thrill of the game.

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Birthdays, Anniversaries, and Celebrations: Add a touch of class and festivity to special occasions like birthdays, anniversaries, or any celebration with a stylish bow tie from Arsenic and Old Lace. Crafted from hand-selected fabrics, these bow ties mark the significance of the event with timeless elegance.

woman at a cocktail party

Cocktail Parties: For a touch of sophistication and a dash of panache, opt for an Arsenic and Old Lace bow tie at cocktail parties. Each bow tie is meticulously made to order, ensuring uniqueness and exclusivity, making you stand out in a sea of traditional neckties.


Graduations: Commemorate your academic achievements in style with a bow tie from Arsenic and Old Lace. Our commitment to quality shines through each handmade piece, adding a touch of maturity to your graduation attire.

Date night Bow Tie

Date Nights: Impress your significant other by adding a touch of charm and sophistication to your look with a bow tie from Arsenic and Old Lace. Each piece is crafted with precision and care, leaving a lasting impression.

However, while discussing timeless fashion, it's essential to address the issue of fast fashion. In today's world, the allure of quick, inexpensive clothing has led to an overconsumption culture that often sacrifices quality and ethical practices. Bow ties from Arsenic and Old Lace, being accessories of refinement and elegance, deserve better. Our dedication to slow fashion and sustainable practices shines through in our made-to-order approach. We hand-select fabrics and meticulously craft each bow tie upon order, ensuring not only a sophisticated look but also a conscious contribution to sustainable fashion practices.

So, that bow tie you received as a Christmas gift from Arsenic and Old Lace? Don't confine it to the holiday season alone. Embrace its versatility and elegance by incorporating it into various events year-round. Whether you're attending a sporting event, celebrating birthdays and anniversaries, raising funds at a gala, commemorating milestones, or simply out for a night on the town, let your bow tie from Arsenic and Old Lace be the timeless accessory that speaks volumes about your style, sophistication, and commitment to lasting fashion."

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