New Bow Ties and Pocket Squares in Liberty Florals...Happy Spring!

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Brace yourself!

We have been waiting to launch our Cursor & Thread braces (or suspenders) since we last longed for the return of the chocolate Slurpee, but the wait is now over. No sooner did we finish a small run of Dublin Braces in blue stripe and black stripe, than they were reserved and are now in select Cursor & Thread Stockists including Gravity Pope, WALRUS, Victory, Still Life and Outlooks. The great thing about these Dublin Braces in particular is that they're a combo clip, meaning you can fasten them with the included clips, or with the included leather straps and buttons. Add a pair to your rotation, and good people will appreciate the look.

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Casual C&T Bows in the TC

Last week, Richard Watts reported on the new casual nature of the bow tie, in the Times Colonist. Front and centre for the piece were a few casual Cursor & Thread Bow Ties in the shape of the popular Bike Bow, the Flannel Polka and the old faithful Salt'n'Pepper. We love reading the paper, especially when it talks up the liberation of our blessed bows: "...bow ties are moving beyond the traditional, dressy silk. Patterned cotton, wool and various fabrics blended with polyester and nylon are making a show in the bow tie." Of course, bows still belong at formal dressy events, no question - it just seems more and more acceptable to also see them on weekends, with untucked...

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Is This Menswear?

Iain Russell is a sharp, well-dressed, creative guy who was made for the capabilities of things like Instagram and the internet - or were they made for him? He has a popular, self run site called Is This Menswear? that documents his own daily style and photography - both of which seem heavily influenced by his emotional state at the moment (or what he had for breakfast). Following him on Instagram @isthismenswear might even help you get dressed in the morning, as his posts are frequent and full or ideas. Being able to focus on one theme or offering, and doing it well has become more popular in the last few years, and we're all better off for it. Russell's arrangements and photos...

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A New Outlook!

We're excited to announce another new store bringing Cursor & Thread products into their mix - and what a mix it is. Outlooks for Men has been Victoria's place for both the tried and tested, as well as the up and coming brands from near and far. The team there are knowledgeable about all things menswear and offer the kind of service that makes you enjoy spending all sorts of time there... you guys should get an espresso machine!

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