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Louisville’s First Official Stop On The Kentucky Bourbon Trail

The Bourbon industry returned to Louisville’s historic Whiskey Row on Nov. 19, 2013 with the opening reception for Heaven Hill Distilleries’ Evan Williams Bourbon Experience. The debut of the $10.5 million dollar artisanal distillery and immersive tourism experience was presided over by Kentucky Governor Beshear, Lieutenant Governor Abramson and Louisville Mayor Fischer. They joined Heaven…

“Sharp Dressed Man” Box Set Giveaway!

To celebrate the launch of the new pocket squares, StoryWood Bowties is hosting a “Sharp Dressed Man Giveaway” contest where one lucky winner will receive an accessories package that includes a stylish wooden pocket square, a pair of wooden cufflinks and a wooden bow tie (valued at $150). Now through January 31, participants can enter…

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Whiskey Row

StoryWood Bowties makes one-of-a-kind two-layer wooden bow ties with wood reclaimed from Whiskey Row, a one-block section on West Main Street in downtown Louisville that once served as home to the city’s bourbon industry. The wood we use in these bow ties is both an authentic piece of Louisville history and an enduring example of what…

Looking Forward: StoryWood Bowties Has Big Plans For 2018!

In our first full calendar year of operation, StoryWood Bowties has grown into its own production space, added new members to the team, and set big goals for 2018. Our one-of-a-kind, two-layer wooden bow ties have started to gain some recognition, and we are looking forward to releasing several big new stories in the next…

Tired of Bow Tie Origami? The No-Tie Bow Tie Made of Wood

When you watch videos about how to tie a bow tie, it can seem more like bow tie origami if you are not a natural.  If you have been searching online for ways to tie a bow tie or do not have the capability to tie any necktie in the first place, there are fashionable…

Glen Plaid Jackets, Wood Bow Ties, and Kentucky Derby Mens Fashion 2017

Kentucky Derby men’s attire for 2017 searches often turn up pictures taken by people outside of Louisville that are having a Derby party outside of Kentucky.  However, since StoryWood BowTies are made in Louisville, Kentucky within a mile of Churchill Downs, we have some insight about 2017 Kentucky Derby men’s fashion that is locally popular.…

Kentucky Derby Weather 2017: Men’s Fashion Tips

When you are getting ready for the KY Derby 2017, your might find StoryWood BowTies saves the day because there is always a chance that in early May, there will be rain.  Unfortunately, Kentucky weather is notoriously unpredictable, and everyone needs the most recent Kentucky Derby weather 2017 schedule in order to see if they…

Unique 2017 Prom Bow Tie Ideas

Let’s face it: Matching your bow tie with a dress for prom can be a painful process when your date keeps changing the color of her dress. Instead, there is a solution for picking the perfect prom bow tie that allows your date to change her mind as many times as she wants to.  In…