A couple nights ago a friend invited me to see Joe Ely in concert. I’ve got to admit that while the name rang a bell, I couldn’t name any of his songs. But my friend hasn’t steered me wrong yet and promised a good show. After all this is what friend do. A couple minutes […]
Who’s wearing what? From the stage to the silver screen, look who’s turning heads wearing a bolo tie.
In the 2004 movie Napoleon Dynamite, Efren Ramirez plays to perfection the deadpan Pedro. Though a great actor with many movies to his credit, this is the movie that really brought Efren to most peoples attention. A fine actor, no doubt, but we can’t help but think that the bolo tie he wore helped boost […]
In the 2013 movie, Two Guns, Bill Paxton plays a CIA agent with an evil streak and his mind set on getting back what he believes is his. Paxton plays the role to the hilt and we couldn’t help but notice his choice of neck wear is a bolo tie. Silver with turquoise inlay, Paxton’s […]
Joe Strummer, co-founder and lead vocalist of The Clash pushed the boundaries of music throughout his career. As much as he was known for his ability to blend musical styles, he did the same is his fashion sense. Throughout his career he could be seen with a bolo tie to compliment his clothing choices. Whether […]
Never has there been a “good guy” with an edge of “bad guy” like Clint Eastwood. In his 1968 movie, “Coogan’s Bluff” Clint rocked a subtle but stylish bolo tie. In the movie he plays an AZ deputy sheriff who has to escort a criminal from NY back to AZ. Of course it wouldn’t be […]
While the bolo tie has seen its spikes in popularity over the years, the most recent jump in urban and suburban interest comes thanks to San Diego Chargers quarterback, Philip Rivers, sporting a collection of bolo ties at press conferences. Rivers’ elk antler bolo tie recently took center stage following the Chargers’ upset of […]