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  • γραβάτες Grenadine Neckties for the First Time in Greece

    KYDOS introduces the world famous grenadine necktie for the first time to Greece. Grenadine or Garza (Italian) is a loose jaquard weave that gives neckties a light feeling like that of a gauge. The grenadine weave has been known since the 18th century and is currently one of the most popular necktie fabrics.  The distinct [...] Continue Reading
  • Handmade Ties AW 2016 Tie Collection is Now Available

    What a great feeling it is to see the AW16 collection finaly completed and available to our customers. A long journey which started last spring from Como has been completed with the new neckties now available for sale online and the first neckties already in the mail to reach their new owners. The collection this season […]

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  • Σκυριανά, μαντήλια, σακακιού Skyriana Silk Pocket Squares

    Greek embroidery tradition traces back to the Byzantine ages. Skyros island’s elegant embroidery designs were exclusive creations of the ruling class’ families and were guarded with secrecy to avoid coping and to preserve them during the passage of time. Skyros island’s designs, among other, were symbolizing fertility (hoopoe), the passage of life (ship) and youth (flowers). […]

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  • Next Generation of KYDOS Ties

    KYDOS current generation of limited edition neckties is now completing its journey. Only very few are still available in our Store and KYDOS team made the pleasant trip to Como to discuss and design along with one of the best Italian silk makers. The necessary break was always accompanied by good “cuts” and rich Chianti wine. […]

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  • making a seven fold necktie Making of a seven fold necktie

    ΚΥΔΟΣ is one of those very few and rare necktie makers who still prefer to create each tie in house. What makes ΚΥΔΟΣ even more unique and rare, is the absence of any kind of machines (sewing or cutting) in the creation process, making these ties truly hand sewn, a level higher than that of […]

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  • necktie photo shooting backstage

    There are many stages to a photo shooting. Preparing the story you want to tell and getting a team of talented people to help you relay this story to your audience. Still though, there are stages to follow, approving matterial, montage, titles and copy to go along it and many more. So until the goodies […]

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  • Photo shooting

    This week we started our new photo shoot. Some home grounded coffee will be required for this long and hard process. The plan is to show how KYDOS ties and handkerchiefs are made and also intruduce our new luxury products, soon to be featured at our shop. Stay tuned K

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  • white linen hankies pochette pocket square λευκά λινά μαντίλια ελληνικά white linen personalised handkerchiefs

    Here are three white linen personalized handkerchiefs hand embroided with our client’s monogram “MJ”. They have been ship to Germany. Trivia information: the wooden oak desk on which this photo was taken has been made in the 1940s in Germany and was shipped to Greece for the benefit of a German bank. The bank closed […]

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  • What is a seven fold necktie

    Seven fold neckties are arguably the most elegant neckties ever made. A luxurious accessory that had been lost in time, due to recession, lack of silk and need for mass produced clothing. It has not been until the last few decades that sartorial savvy gentlemen have been contemplating their bespoke suits with these elegant ties. […]

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  • making tie seven fold necktie coral pink ties 8 fold ties handmade slip stitch limited edition neckties wedding slip stirch Cocktail Coral Slip Stitch

    Our needleworker “closing” by hand a recently ordered Cocktail Coral 8 fold tie. The slip stitch pictured here, acts as a spine for a quality necktie, it keeps a tie together and at the same time allows the silk to flow around it. A skillful and steady hand is required to achieve perfection and permit […]

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