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Pontefract Races – Ladies Day 2017

It is indicative of how fast this year is going that a fortnight has passed since Ladies Day 2017 at Pontefract Racecourse. This year heavy overnight rain almost threw a spanner in the works but thankfully the day itself saw much drier weather. The state of the course was also much better than could have been feared and it was a day for favourite backers in terms of the betting. Ladies Day is always one of the best attended days of the year at Pontefract Racecourse and given that it... Read More


Free Colour Matching Service at Ties Planet

As some customers are aware, at Ties Planet we offer a free colour matching service. We are always happy to send out free swatches where available, or if you have a particular colour in mind we can try our best to match a piece of fabric, ribbon or colour theme. This is obviously very important for weddings but we are more than willing to match a colour as best we can for any event or occasion. So next time you are struggling to find a tie, bow tie, handkerchief or... Read More


Gift Ideas for Father’s Day 2017

In the UK Father’s Day falls on 18th June 2017 so time to ensure that you get the perfect gift for your dad is running out! Unbelievable as it might be, we are only a few days away from June. Where is 2017 going?! Of course, ties remain one of the classic gifts for the day (just think about how many Father’s Day cards have ties on the front) but at Ties Planet you can also find a range of other ideas. Many of these are also traditional gifts for... Read More

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Luke Holroyd’s Top 5 Wedding Ties for 2017

Luke Holroyd is a Leeds-based wedding photographer. Luke captures weddings throughout the UK as well as around the world. We can’t do his photos justice with words, so take a look for yourselves at http://www.lukeholroyd.com/. Through his role as vice president of Morley Chamber of Trade and Commerce we have learned a great deal about each other’s companies. Luke is a big friend of Ties Planet. Luke has kindly agreed to share his expertise on weddings by recommending his top five wedding ties from the Ties Planet range… 1. Plain Wine Red Pleated Silk Bow... Read More


What are you giving up for Lent?

Although it is a Christian tradition, people of all faiths are now using the period of Lent (40 days starting on Ash Wednesday and ending on the Thursday before Easter) as a way of giving something up for a few weeks. Alcohol, chocolates, sweets and meat are among the more usual things to go without. Smoking, gambling and swearing are other popular ideas and in the more recent past the addiction to social media such as Facebook has seen new additions to the list. This year the start of Lent... Read More


Paisley Wedding Ties – New Super Colourful Range Now In

Admit it, despite your dad having one (and probably his dad too) you love a paisley tie don’t you? Everyone does! So what better day to wear a paisley tie than your wedding day? If you’re not convinced and think a paisley tie is too dull for you then check out our brand new range of super colourful paisley ties now… We have red, blue, green, coral, pink, orange and purple to choose from. Any one of these fabulous colours will look great on those all important wedding photos!

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Cheltenham Festival Dress Code

With the Cheltenham Festival now just around the corner, some racing fans will be wondering what the dress code is for the highlight of the jumps racing calendar and planning what to wear. However, particularly for those who haven’t been before, it may come as a bit of a surprise that there is no formal dress code at Cheltenham racecourse. The racecourse notes that with racing taking place in winter months, with the Cheltenham Festival being in March, racegoers should dress for comfort in case weather conditions are unfavourable. Of... Read More


Take a Stance with Stance Socks

You may have already got a taste of Stance socks if you have been lucky enough to try a pair of the unique Star Wars range, which has been available at Ties Planet recently. However, we have now introduced a huge selection of Stance products with something for everyone looking to treat their feet! Stance is a California-based company and although it was only founded in 2009 it has built up a huge following. Partnerships have been signed with the NBA and MBL in the US and a range has... Read More


Mark Chester Q&A – An Interview with the Morley RFC Captain

We are delighted to sponsoring Morley RFC captain, Mark Chester for a third season in the 2016/17 campaign. Ties Planet is based in Morley, Leeds and we are very proud to support our local rugby club. Mark currently combines his playing and captaincy duties with a coaching role at the club. Morley RFC (The Maroons) are currently playing in the Northern Division – National 3 North league. Mark has been kind enough to answer a few questions on his life in rugby union. After promotion last season how have Morley adapted... Read More


Paula Muir Q & A – An Interview with the Apprentice Jockey

At Ties Planet, we are delighted to be sponsoring apprentice horse racing jockey Paula Muir in 2017. Paula is the stable apprentice jockey of trainer Patrick Holmes’ Foulrice Park Racing in Middleham, North Yorkshire. Paula has kindly taken the time to give us an insight into her life as an apprentice jockey. How did your apprenticeship as a horse racing jockey come about? Are horses and horse racing something you have always been interested in? Paula Muir: My apprenticeship started when I approached Mark Johnston about applying for my license... Read More