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What to Wear on St George’s Day

St George’s Day falls on 23rd April, which this year happens to be the first working day after Easter weekend for many people. Although in the past there has been less celebration of the day than for other Patron Saints, such as Patrick, David and Andrew, St George’s Day appears to be growing in significance. There are events planned for over the Easter break as well as on the day itself and the following weekend. Those wishing to show pride in the Patron Saint of England have plenty of options.... Read More


Funeral Ties

Although it is an occasion most people would prefer to avoid altogether if possible, attending a funeral is a time when it is important to dress appropriately. Funerals often happen with very little notice and for those close to the deceased there are countless matters which need to be dealt with in a short space of time. This means that where ties are ordered for funerals, we are fully aware that suitable items must be delivered quickly and efficiently. It is at times like this that the level of customer... Read More


A Review of 2018 for Ties Planet

As the turn of the year approaches, we look back on the last year at Ties Planet. Having been formed in 2006 we have certainly seen some interesting times in our early years but 2018 has perhaps been the most eventful yet! The cold weather meant that scarves and thick scarves were very much order of the day in the first few months of the year. Turning to politics, we have been able to cater for both Brexiteers and Europhiles. Union Jack and EU Flag ties and cufflinks are amongst... Read More

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Ties Planet Collaboration with Van Buck

At Ties Planet we always aim to stock a wide range of products, right up to the finest available. A brand which is very much in this category is Van Buck, often described as the ‘Rolls-Royce’ of ties. The company was founded in 1976 and continues to operate as a manufacturer of fine English neckwear in Essex. We have stocked Van Buck items for some time and the Platinum range is particularly popular with our customers. These are unique, original designs and only 100 of each tie are ever made,... Read More


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.


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


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


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


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


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