Series six brought in some new variants and by series seven he sported a different bow tie for each episode!
The more recent ones are unique in their style, so finding anything that remotely matches is near impossible.
A little while ago I highlighted a range from Mrs Bowtie, a UK based seller of handmade ties.
They have just added SIX new ties to their Doctor Who tribute range, each available self or pre-tied.
I have been sent a set to review, and shall give my individual views on them over the next few days, but to kick off, here is a preview of what is on offer.
The Aztec Key
Blue & Purple Bark
I love that Mrs Bow Tie is making these. I only wish they were a little more accurate, and woven instead of printed. I have their Thyme Lord tie, and it's cool and all, but the quality is a bit less than I expected. So far, based on the pictures, I think Magnoli's Chevron tie is about the most accurate replica I've seen.ReplyDelete
Looking forward to your upcoming reviews!
Thank you for posting these after I contacted youReplyDelete
I'm with the top comments 100%. I've been happily wearing Mrs Bow Tie's Thyme Lord and Akhaten ties, and they're great, but I wish they were a bit more bold. The Thyme Lord tie they have on show in Cardiff (assuming it's the actual one from Bells of St John!) is a surprisingly complex woven design behind the sprigs of thyme. Even the more accurate pattern on the Etsy/Directors Cabin Akhaten tie is limited by how good printed ties can look.ReplyDelete
As Magnoli is nailing the ties at the moment I think I'll keep my powder dry and wait for his versions...