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In dapper dude news, Chris Bosh has released his own line of ties and bow ties with menswear accessories brand Armstrong and Wilson. "Mr. Nice Tie" will be launching this fall. Chris was apparently very involved as the creative director of the collection, which consists of five ties and five bow ties.
According to the New York Times, these ties will retail betwen $105 and $130, however where they'll be sold is unforetold, as the line is set to be presented to buyers in Vegas this month. They may not be a hard sell. A subtle grey plaid tie sits alongside a solid deep charcoal, a subdued woolen lavender and a subdued woolen grey tie in an Instagram shot, with a gold button sewn onto the back of each. Armstrong and Wilson ties are carried in select boutiques across the country (sadly, none in Miami), a few boutiques in Belgium and at Nordstrom.
This tie release comes months after Dwyane Wade announced a collaboration with The Tie Bar. His line carries a greater variety and lower price tag, while Bosh's seems to be geared towards the less trendy, more executive gentleman. If we didn't know any better, we'd say his stylish wife Adrienne Bosh had her hand in these, as they'd perfectly compliment her frequent, ladylike photo shoots across the globe, don't you think?
· Armstrong and Wilson [Official Site]
· Chris Bosh Takes the Basketball/Fashion Love Affair to Another Level [NYT]
· Today In "Celebrities Becoming Designers": Chris Bosh and Ryan Seacrest Each Launch New Collections [GQ]