Bow Ties Made of Recycled Rubbish for the Modern Man (Photos)
Finally, in the fashion department, something for the men. Sartorially speaking, these bow ties are appropriate for every occasion. Sort of....
It's not random, darlings, each one is themed to an event. Being a New Yorker, they are lined up with eleven events and exhibitions at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).
For example, the dapper cork number (above) was made of wine and champagne corks and created to wear at "German Expressionism: The Graphic Impulse."
The Lego tie was created for The Armory Show, New York's most prestigious art fair (this boy gets around).
How could we ignore the Canada Dry bow tie? It was made, not for the Group of Seven, but for the exhibit "Francis Alÿs: A Story of Deception." Alÿs is a Belgian artist who addresses political issues such as national borders and globalism. How fitting.
And the Acetaminophen pills? This one was worn to several modern art and video shows. With that frantic social life, you would need them.
Nicholas Ruiz will be designing and hand crafting 100 different bow ties over the next year. Continuing with his love for eco-friendly design, he is asking people to supply him with materials that they would like to see made into a bow tie.
He says that "I interpret my anxieties and victories into each and every bow tie you find on my site." Believe it.