12 May
The latest in quality jacquard silk from Nicholas Atgemis

Le Noued Papillon is a maker of men’s ties and other silk fineries out of Sydney, Australia. Far from just bow tie makers, however, LNP have also mastered everything from the pocket square to the smoking jacket. The newest edition to their shop is the Ronaldo, a limited edition silk tie with purple rain drop pattern, highlighted by […]


28 Feb
Belle Epoch accessories inspired by Norman Lindsay sirens

We’ve been fans of Sydney-based bow tie specialist Le Noeud Papillon for years, even interviewing its founder Nicholas Atgemis about his Jacquard Woven Silk Bow Ties for the Discriminating Gentleman. Now Atgemis is back with his latest creation, a painstakingly created silk pocket square dubbed La Belle Dame after one of Atgemis’ favorite poems by John Keats. Featuring sirens entangled with […]


25 Feb
Sydney, Australia label adds a different knot to its repertoire

Essentially invested in the happy accident of the bow tie, Le Noeud Papillon is the French name of that sartorial creation, translating literally to ‘the knot of the butterfly’. Besides the Bow Ties, Pocket Squares and Smoking Jackets which we’ve covered before, the Sydney, Australia based company is now tying an additional knot with its fine […]


16 Dec
Zuriick Shoes sponsors our best FASHION stories of 2011

Zuriick is proud to present LIAS Year In Style, the third installment of our Best Of 2011 retrospective series (after ART and BOOKS). We obviously cover a lot of fashion here at Lost In a Supermarket, so extracting only 10 brands, items, stories and exclusive interviews was a tough job. Arguments were had. Sartorial accusations […]


29 Aug
Quality treasure made from another man's trash

We’ve come across some very interesting items made from recycled products. Remember the wood ties? The same concept in recycling old products into something new and wearable has been applied to the production of the Sonic Fabric’s ties from artist Alyce Santoro in collaboration with New York City designer Julio Cesar. The sustainable ties — […]


17 Aug
Made from 100% silk and 100% distinctive pop art

We previously mentioned the capsule collection collab between the Keith Haring Foundation and Uniform Experiment, but the accessories for the collection — in particular the pop art bow tie — is the focus of this post. The bow tie prominently features Haring’s distinctive pop art dancers in a multitude of colors, and is made from […]


15 Jun
A shaded take on classic neckwear

Looking for an inventive way to change up your dress gear? Look no further than the Neck Spec. The abstract cousin to your eyewear, the headscratching accessory gives a shaded take on the classic bow tie. The updated version fits with almost any collar and all come with an adjustable elastic neck band. The brainchild […]


3 Jun
Be the talk of the water cooler with this upcycled accessory

Wood Thumb, a San Francisco-based start-up, is inspired by wood. The eco-friendly company manufactures ties built from reclaimed wood. Using material culled from places like demolition projects or construction development, the team crafts each tie by hand. Though made out of recycled wood, sections of these ties are put together to make for a lightweight […]