Customer Service: (312) 715-7673
Cart 0

The Croom & Flood Journal

The History Of The Ascot Tie For Sale

ascot tie cravat

The History Of The Ascot Tie For Sale

Christian Martin Monsen of Norway enjoys an early cravat. Photo: Municipal Archives of Trondheim A work of art as masterful as the ascot tie takes time to reach perfection over many fashionable years.  You could look at the ascot tie as the father to the modern man's tie and be thankful that there was a day when men enjoyed something looser around the neck.  Let's look at the history of the ascot tie for sale in its entirety. Horse racing anyone? It all started at the Royal Ascot race, probably around June of 1711, when Queen Anne visited the now famous horse racing grounds....

Read more →


How To Tie A Cravat And Ascot The Right Way

ascot tie cravat

How To Tie A Cravat And Ascot The Right Way

How to tie a cravat or ascot the right way. Enjoy this quick how-to video.

Read more →


Gin And Tonic Garnish: Great Ideas And History

Gin And Tonic Garnish: Great Ideas And History

Before we explore a few garnishes for the beloved gin & tonic, let's put on our ascot ties and explore the history: Tonic Beginnings The gin and tonic drink is one of the most British and regal drinks the world has ever known. Gin's past is fascinating and when you combine that with tonic, you have one of the most interesting alcohol mixer combinations in history. Tonic has played a role in starting wars, ending wars, and preventing disease.It all started when the Incas generously gave the Countess of Chinchon of Spain a medicine from the bark of the Quinquina...

Read more →


Good Looking Beards: Grooming The Beard Of Your Dreams

Good Looking Beards: Grooming The Beard Of Your Dreams

The beard is a rite of passage for grown men.  Here is how to enjoy facial hair.

Read more →


Cravat Vs Ascot: What Is The Difference?

Cravat Vs Ascot: What Is The Difference?

It's ascot vs cravat. Who wins this ongoing battle over terminology for our favorite ties?

Read more →