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 ...


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...


The Pink Ivory Wood Bow Tie

Wood Bow Ties | Pink Ivory | Ella Bing Pink Ivory varies in color from a pale brownish pink, to a vibrant, almost neon pink, to a deep red. Most typically the most valuable pieces of Pink Ivory are vibrant pink. The Grain is usually a fine texture, with a uniformly, tight grain. The Pink Ivory wood is extremely durable and resistant to decay, and owns excellent weathering characteristics. It has a reputation of being rare and a scarce commodity, it is typically very e...