Happy Camper Scholarship Award went to Kevin James Booker - Congrats!

Happy Camper Scholarship Award went to Kevin James Booker - Congrats!

WE SUPPORT THE CAMP BROOKLYN FUNDWe're on a mission to give kids from low-income families in Brooklyn the opportunity to attend sleep-away camp. Camp can transform lives, families and our community.Just $750 will send one child to camp for two weeks. Find Your Camp Self, please support our mission by making a donation.DONATE1 in 3 Brooklyn childr

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Donate Ties to Your Local Library

Donate Ties to Your Local Library

"If you have any old ties you don't use anymore. Donate them to your local library. Someone can then rent the tie from the library for job interviews. Help the community who cannot afford a tie!"

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The New Gold Standard In Ties

The New Gold Standard In Ties

Aki Ashe, the founder and CEO of Brooklyn United Ties, was born in Poughkeepsie, New York, in a struggling African-American family of eight.Aki’s mother made sure to teach him about the realities of perception; the way he looks and presents himself is how the world will think of him. They didn’t quite understand at the time, but they trusted her wo

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Brooklyn United Tie Program

Brooklyn United Tie Program

A program where if you need a tie for an interview you can check it out like a book at a library and return it when you are finished.  For the people who can't afford a tie there is hope.  We plan to start this program by the end of the year!Photo by Regina Gavrilova

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Why Wear a Pocket Square?

Why Wear a Pocket Square?

Pocket squares breathe life into mundane combinations. And, they add a power punch to elevate your perceived level of sophistication. They announce to the world that you are attentive to fine details, and assertive enough to be confident in your appearance.So here are some tips on wearing the pocket square:1) The folding of the pocket square seems

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"Certified Made in Brooklyn"

"Certified Made in Brooklyn"

At Brooklyn United Ties, the founder, Aki Ashe, a self made designer, is translating his personal style aesthetic in such a way that he's transforming staples into statements. It all started from his living room table, where he created his own unique and intricate ties and wore them to work. It caused him to unknowingly gain countless complements,

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Aki visits Steve Noble, Mayor of the City of Kingston

Aki visits Steve Noble, Mayor of the City of Kingston

It's was nice coming upstate and visiting Steve Noble, Mayor of Kingston, NY. Thank you to all your staff that made this possible. If anyone is ever in the kingston area support the local business community. United we stand!  The neck tie collection will be coming to upstate retail stores soon!

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3 Tips On How To Wear Ties

3 Tips On How To Wear Ties

This post is about getting your tie to stand upright in the collar, arching out from the neck to create a flattering curve. The three tips are: keep it at the top of the collar band, tighten it horizontally and make sure it remains central.None of these will keep your tie at its proud, priapic best all day long. No matter how well tied, o

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