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08/07/2018

It’s Coming Home with the England Flag Tie

We’re not breaking any new ground with our suggestion that it appears that “It’s Coming Home” but we are confident there are not many sources who can help you celebrate the fact in such style. Check out our England Flag Saint George’s Cross Tie. What’s more you can get one at just £4.99 while England are still in this year’s World Cup. Let’s keep our fingers crossed that this deal lasts until Sunday 15th July! To get the tie at half price, simply use code ITSCOMINGHOME during checkout.

01/07/2018
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Wedding Season in Full Swing

According to those in the know, seven of the top ten most popular days for weddings in the UK this year are still to come. As in 2017, all ten dates at the top of the list are Saturdays between May and September. However, this year the football World Cup means that there is now a gap until the last Saturday in July. Then all four Saturdays in August feature in the top ten, including three of the top four. This means that there is plenty of time for those... Read More

21/06/2018
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What is the dress code for Royal Ascot 2018?

Royal Ascot is again in full swing and if you are attending this highlight of the sporting summer, it is essential that you get the dress code right. Those fortunate enough to be in the Royal Enclosure need to be particularly careful with their attire. Gentlemen must wear black or grey morning dress including a waistcoat and tie, black or grey top hat and black shoes with socks. Cravats are not allowed. For ladies the rules are somewhat complex and can be checked on the Ascot Racecourse website. In the... Read More

25/01/2018

What is Burns Night?

It is the night of the year when not only can you wear your favourite tartan tie or bow tie but can also enjoy haggis, whisky and poetry! Burns Night, which is held to mark the anniversary of Robert Burns’ birth, is on 25 January although events are often held on nights around that date each year. Robert Burns was a Scottish poet and lyricist, born in 1759 and dying at the age of 37. He is also known as Rabbie Burns, the Bard of Ayrshire and Ploughman Poet. The... Read More

16/11/2017
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Ties Planet Christmas Gift Guide 2017

The rush for Christmas presents is picking up pace and once again we hope to have improved our offering for any gifts which our customers are looking to purchase. There are currently items in our sale section on offer from £1.99, ranging up to Van Buck ties at £59.99, Atelier F&B at the same level and Ascot at £69.99 for those looking for a designer tie as a special treat. With free UK delivery on all orders we feel that we offer great value for money whatever your budget. Oatmeal... Read More

23/08/2017

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

30/05/2017
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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

26/05/2017

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

15/03/2017
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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

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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