How to Build a Campfire while wearing a Bow Tie

The discovery of fire is one of man's greatest accomplishments. Right up there with the automobile, microwave, pc and the Internet. Using these instructions you too can out man your caveman counterparts. 


Bacon, Bow Ties and Raising Money For a Great Local Cause

This past Monday, May 19th, we held our first fundraising event at Datz in South Tampa. We had 107 amazing bacon loving, bow tie wearing Tampa Bay peeps RSVP to the event.  


Do Not be Afraid of Color, Embrace it

You consider yourself a stylish man, you have all the basics down. Belts to shoes, shoes to pants, socks to pants. Now let's give you a bit more knowledge. It's time to implement color into your game. But knowing how and when to add it is crucial, less you look like a damn clown. It's not easy to do, but if you start following these simple steps you will be well on your way.


Ella Bing Being Carried in New Locations

Ella Bing is proud to announce two new locations to find our awesome bow ties and men's accessories Ella Bing has partnered with two new stores in the Tampa Bay area. The first being Black and Denim in Ybor City. Based around the idea of 100% American Made products and to conserve the essence of the history of American craftsmanship.  The second store is High Cotton Living in Hyde Park, South Tampa. A true Southern Charm store, hosting a plethora of traditional southern goods and brands.  Ell...


A Sit Down Interview with Jack Donaghy

Ella Bing had the chance to sit down and chat with former GE and Kabletown, Executive Jack Donaghy.    Jack Donaghy: Remind me after this interview to fire my publicist. I shouldn't be conducting interviews with a bow tie company, who let you in here? Fox News and CEO Weekly, these are the outlets I should be giving my time to. I'll tell you what...I will give you a New York minute, that's 7 seconds...GO! Ella Bing: Well let us start out by saying we are big fans... ...


Summer Time Goodness - Lets Jazz it up a bit

2013 Summer | Bow Ties | Ella Bing Summer time is upon us, so it’s time to update that wardrobe, for fun, chic summer time goodness. Shorts – Here at Ella Bing we aren't fans of cargo shorts. Typically they are worn incorrectly – too long and baggy, reminding us of summer 1999. If you do choose cargos, make sure they fit well. We prefer and are big fans of Chubbies, a fun ‘MAN’ company, based out of San Francisco. If you are a bit shy to show a little thigh, then consider these shorts the ...


The Perfect Suit for a Summer Time Wedding

2013 Summer | Bow Ties | Ella Bing | Summer Wedding Suits   As Jimmy Buffett once said (yes, we are quoting The Great Jimmy Buffett) "There's a fine line between Saturday night and Sunday morning." Here at Ella Bing we believe there is a strong difference between the suit you wear out for a night on the town with the boys, and the suit you wear to church the next morning. Let's not get them confused mates.  Now we agree it's always important to have that ultra-flexible gray suit. But when...


History Lesson of the Ella Bing Wood Bow Tie

A lot of people seem to ask us, 'How did you come up with the idea for wood bow ties?' It's an obvious question and a good one. The story goes like this. We were humming along making awesome cloth, silk, seersucker and madras bow ties, but we wanted a better way to set ourselves apart from the competition. Additionally, since Ella Bing is a family run business, we wanted to involve all parts of the family. Mama-dukes had the cloth bow tie department tied down and she had been rockin...


The Ella Bing Guide to Choosing a Bow Tie

2013 Summer | Bow Ties | Ella Bing  Let's be honest, us men can never have enough bow ties, they are addictive, the more we have the happier we are. At Ella Bing we hand make all of our bow ties, whether its a cloth or a Woody, they are all made with love, by us. Whether you are a preppy, fratty, college guy, or the hipster type we are certain to have the right bow tie for you. But how do you decide which fabric is best for you? It is an important topic to consider. To pick the correct b...


Bow Ties Stand Proud at the 2013 Grammys

 Bow Ties | 2013 Grammys | Ella Bing  As we are sure you know the 2013 Grammys took place earlier this week. From an entertainment point of view, I found the show to be valuable and entertaining. From JT being absolutely everywhere, including commercials, to Fun and Adele. It was a good show. But alas, we didn't watch the show for that, no, no, we watched the show for the bow ties, of course. We started out with the Red Carpet show on E! Let's take a quick gander who we spotted wearing bow t...


Jenga, Drinks and Ybor City

Jenga | Bow Ties | Ybor City After a long day of shooting, we decided to stop off at one of our favorite watering holes, James Joyce Pub, to enjoy a cold adult beverage and a friendly game of giant Jenga. What every preppy guy needs after a long day of roaming the mean streets of Tampa Bay looking for that perfect shot, of bow ties, sunshine, and cigars.  What is giant Jenga you ask? Do you really need to ask? You remember that fun block game from when you were kids, think ...