Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Tie one on

A lot of guys don’t start having to wear ties regularly until they grow up and get jobs at places with dress codes. They probably know how to put one on, but a lot of them don’t know what to do with it once they’ve taken it off. Ties like to hang flat so their insides don’t lose their shape, so it’s not a good idea to store them in a roll in your sock drawer. Besides, you don’t want your head to smell like feet. To protect and store ties, you need an old-school tie rack so they can hang flat.

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This one is a good option because it won’t take up a lot of room at the end of your closet. The ties go inside the arms and drape over the side so they won’t slide off. If you hang the ties with their ends towards the back, you’ll be able to slide out the one you want without disturbing the others.

This one spins.
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It seems like an inefficient use of space, but it’s a neat toy.

If you’re a fancy guy who owns many leather-bound books, something like this might be more your style:
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That one has the benefit of also being able to be used for belts, so your artfully distressed, reclaimed-leather ceinture doesn't start to look scruffy. But belts can be difficult because when you get them all properly stored, the next one you want is inevitably at the back of the belt hook. This belt-holder co-opts three-ring-binder technology to store belts on big clicky circles, so you can open them wherever you want to retrieve the desired one.
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Above items sourced from The Container Store

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