Archive for February, 2011

Everyone should know how to tie a bow tie, so we commissioned our good friend Jared Purrington to illustrate this Launderette: How To Tie A Bow Tie diagram for the handsome masses. No longer will ignorance keep you from adding this sartorial option to your wardrobe. Never again will you forget a step and reach for alternative […]

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Before he was president Andrew Johnson’s wife Eliza (17th), taught him how to write. Grace Goodhue Coolidge (30th) was a teacher for the deaf and gave speeches entirely in sign language. Rutherford B. Hayes’ wife was known as “Lemonade Lucy” (19th), because she didn’t serve liquor at White House parties. Happy President/First Lady’s Day!

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Butler, Preston, photographer. Most mornings, John Quincy Adams (6th) would swim the Potomac naked. Roosevelt’s (26th) six kids would roller-skate the halls of the White House and sled down the stairs on cookie trays. And Andrew Jackson’s (7th) pet parrot had to be taken away from his funeral because it was swearing. Happy President’s Day!

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Video footage of The Hill-Side‘s ’11 spring/summer line. Launderette loves these guys. Beautiful quality fabrics, made into gorgeous ties, handkerchiefs, and scarves. The new editions look outstanding.

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Pretty dope. These are the latest photos of “Hitched” Launderette taken by Erin Hearts Court photography of Pasadena, CA. So glad someone shot my mustache before the wax wore out. You could look this good too in one of our bow ties.

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Photographer Edyta Szyszlo, just posted her iPhone Photo Recap of the Hitched Event in Palm Springs. There was one of us… doing rad things.

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Photographer, Brandon Kidd took these photos of our display at Hitched, and we especially love the close-up he got of our new Launderette Bow Tying Diagram. A step-by-step bow tie knot guide, we’ve also silk-screened these on the backs of the Tiecards you see displayed on the wooden shelf. Free with every Bow Tie purchase… […]

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Had our picture made @HitchedEvent by Smilebooth. Pinky out, and a fist. This actually embodies well the Launderette way – refined and mannered, but you don’t wanna step ta this.

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Wedding website, 100 Layer Cake has posted some new photos of the Launderette ties at Hitched. You can get a better idea of how bitchin’ the Grooms Lounge was too. Thank you Layer Cake! Your nuptial news is delicious!

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“As long as we were in love, we understood each other. There was nothing to understand.” L’eclisse (1962) If we don’t, remember me. is a tumblr of living movie stills. The often tacky and ubiquitous animated GIF, is re-applied to create a medium of beautiful moving photographs. Screen-captured images become looping summaries of each film’s […]

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