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The Reason I Love Neckties.

I've loved neckties for as long as I can remember, and the reason I love them is my dad. He has always worn a tie, every day, he's even been known to wear one in the house. Not because he had somewhere to go, but just because.  He has an extensive collection and is not afraid of color. I think the shirt he's wearing in the photo is pale pink. He has a tie in every color, many of them bright. One evening, I decided to find a new and feminine way to wear these accessories I loved. After a few hours of fiddling and pleating I created something that would become my signature piece, the ascot scarf.  Here I...

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New Product!!!

This is just my second post and it's late. Sorry. If you have read my first post you'll understand why this one is so late. Plus I'm a terrible procrastinator. Sorry. I was excited to release two new products this week. Eeek! It's more like 1 1/2 new products really. I'll explain that in a minute. My first new item is a double necktie. It looks more like a traditional necktie, but with two ties with fun pleats here and there. I like how a men's tie looks with a nice suit at the end of an event when the tie has been loosened and the top button of a shirt has been opened. This was my inspiration for my...

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LET ME INTRODUCE MYSELF...

Hi. I'm Christine Winney. The creator, owner and designer of Ogsplosh.  I thought it was about time I started a blog about my business. I've put it off for years. Literally. So here I am, cringing at my photograph staring back at me, trying to think about content that won't bore everyone, and panicking about bad grammar and spelling mistakes. There will be plenty of both, so I'll apologize for them now and warn you that there will be plenty more to come! I started Ogsplosh around ten years ago, but didn't treat it like a business until around three years ago. My two daughters were independent young women off at University (thousands of miles away in England) and I...

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