THE WEEKLY HOOT

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We are so excited to be partnering with GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network) for the month of March! All profits raised this month will be donated to this transformative organization and their efforts to ensure that LGBTQ equality is won beyond the courtrooms and in the lives of every student nationwide.

Tie The Knot was founded in 2012 with the ultimate goal of advocating for and helping to win marriage equality across the United States. In 2015 we celebrated as every couple across the nation was finally afforded their right to marriage. But, there is so much to accomplish to reach true LGBT equality and create a society, which encourages expression and positive sense of self. This is why we chose to team up with GLSEN.

LGBTQ equality means so much more than just marriage equality. Though legal battles are being fought in every state for employment and housing nondiscrimination measures, equality also means ensuring identity and expression are celebrated, not suppressed.

GLSEN works every day to make sure that each member of every school community is valued and respected, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. GLSEN helps students realize their full potential by partnering with federal, state, and local policymakers and communities to make school environments inclusive.

We are honored to support such an important and engaging organization, which works to ensure the future leaders of our world are consistently encouraged and valued.

$20 of every $25 bow tie purchase made this month will be donated directly to GLSEN. Visit The Tie Bar today to get your Tie The Knot bow ties and help GLSEN make an equal education accessible to all students.

 

2016 03-02 GLSEN Twitter

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Tie The Knot is excited to announce Cyndi Lauper has joined it’s extensive list of celebrity guest designers who have designed ties in support of LGBTQ equality!

Cyndi’s exclusive limited-edition tie supports her organization, The True Colors Fund, which works to end homelessness among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth, creating a world in which young people can be their true selves.

Lauper’s design puts a playful spin on the classic leopard print, a spot on (pun intended) accessory for anyone looking to walk on the wild side while supporting a worthwhile cause.

“The True Colors Fund and I are happy to be able to partner with Jesse, Justin, and Tie The Knot to further advance equality for the LGBTQ community,” said Cyndi Lauper, co-founder of the True Colors Fund. “Using fashion to help ensure that everyone in America is treated with dignity and respect is an opportunity I could not pass up.”

$20 of every $25 Cyndi Lauper bow tie purchase goes toward The True Colors Fund and their fight to end LGBT youth homelessness across the country.

 

2016 02-23 CyndiBlog

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¡Bienvenido a Cuba!

Inspired by Jesse and Justin’s recent trip to Havana, our spring collection is filled with pops of color, geometric designs, and the vintage whimsy of Cuba. The collection launched Tuesday, February 23.

Perfect for both the current resort season and warmer months ahead, the custom designs come in a variety of pastel and bright toned hues of blue, green, pink, and violet. From Cuba’s historic skyline to the vibrant colors of the streets and local style flair, Jesse and Justin felt inspired by all facets of the island life.

The end result is a curated offering of bold fabrics, lush florals, and intricate architectural fabrications. A collection that is both playful and elegant – ideal for a beach side day or a Havana night!

Tie The Knot also adds Cyndi Lauper to its extensive list of celebrity guest designers with her limited-edition tie launched with the spring collection.

$20 of every $25 tie purchase is donated to Tie The Knot and its advocacy efforts for LGBTQ equality around the world. Shop at The Tie Bar today to own your own piece of island life and support human rights worldwide.

 

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For the second time, we’re teaming up with our favorite jewelry brand, LZZR Jewelry, for a holiday collaboration! Starting today, you can purchase the LZZR Tie The Knot Bow Tie Key Chain for $45. Proceeds from the key chain go to Tie The Knot and our mission advocating for LGBTQ equality worldwide!

Each key chain has a stunning & hand-made bronze bow tie crafted from repurposed metals. LZZR takes metal scraps from local metal supplies and uses them to make bronze and copper pieces – all handcrafted in Downtown Los Angeles.

Jesse is obviously excited about this collaboration: “We’re so excited to partner with LZZR Jewelry once again to complete my life mission of fashion domination by bow ties. This classy key chain is about to become your most treasured fashion accessory.”

While the Supreme Court Marriage Equality ruling in June was certainly an incredible victory, both LZZR Jewelry and Tie The Knot are aware that there is much more that needs to be done for LGBTQ rights. When it comes to issues such as healthcare, housing, and workplace equality, federal protections are lacking for millions of LGBTQ Americans. All proceeds of the bronze and brass Bow Tie Key Chain will be donated to TieTheKnot.org.

There’s no doubt, the LZZR Tie The Knot Key Chain makes the perfect holiday gift for your friends, family, and co-workers – all while supporting a worthy cause!

 

2015 11-13 LZZR Blog

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Today we launched our newest collection – a fall line perfect for the season with a guest design by Josh Hutcherson!

In a nod to the glamour of old Hollywood, our newest collection echoes the style and class of the classic Los Angeles art deco designs you’d find around the city. The collection is both sophisticated and cool, and each tie is perfect to wear during the day at the office, for a night on the town, or at a great fall gala.

Each tie in our newest collection is named after one of the great actors of Hollywood’s golden age – each tie perfectly reflecting their personality. In this collection you’ll find a variety of jewel toned hues of navy, silver, burgundy, plum, black and gold.

$20 from every $25 purchase will be donated to Tie The Knot to help us continue our fight for LGBTQ equality worldwide! Despite a great marriage equality victory this past summer, there is still much work to do; in 33 states, there are no laws prohibiting housing or employment discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

Help us advocate for equality and look damned good while doing it!

2015 10-15 Launch Blog