Fashion Week shows offer the rare opportunity to see what you and others of your well-dressed ilk will be rocking a calendar year from now. It’s like stepping into a time machine where everyone’s taking photos all the time. The king-hell bummer of it all is that you’re not wearing any of this wonderful stuff until next year. Uncool.
The Southern gentleman that he is, Billy Reid’s doing Kentucky Derby parties at a handful of his shops this year. As part of the event, he—along with Pam Wiznitzer, mixologist extraordinaire at NYC’s excellent Seamstress—designed an engraved julep cup for the occasion. But what’s piquing our interest is the collection of Derby-appropriate ties, bow ties and handkerchiefs he’s put together for the event.
In case you weren’t aware, South by Southwest kicks off its week of indie revelry this weekend.
So, in the event that you’re heading down to Austin for the festivities, we thought we’d guide you the best way we know how...