Although only two years old, EDWARD ARMAH, a company that designs, manufactures, and markets luxury bowties and pocket circles (yes, CIRCLES), is already one of the most innovative menswear accessory companies in the industry. A couple weeks ago, I had a delightful conversation with Edward Armah, the company’s founder and namesake. Armah got his start doing a fashion radio segment in his native country of Ghana. In 2000, he moved to the U.S. and worked in sales at several luxury retailers and fashion houses, including Oxxford. While at Oxxford, Armah designed bowties on the side, wea..
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When I first met Edward Armah a few years ago at a small menswear trade show, his sole product was a pocket circle. Armah had figured out that if you take a pocket square and make it, well, round, all you have to do is pinch the center and stuff it in and you get a lovely shape. The novelty caught on and Armah picked up some large retail accounts. Business has grown steadily, and Armah continues to put a clever twist on menswear accessories. Here’s the dapper man himself: Last week I saw Armah at a much larger trade show, and he was happy to show off his latest wares, including the fabri..
Edward Armah’s company designs luxury men accessories such as: Bow ties, ascots, vest, silk robes and pocket circles. His signature product has become the Bow ties because of his innovative invention. Ghana native Edward invented a new 4 in 1 Bow tie (a bow tie that can be worn 4 different ways) and this is considered a breakthrough in the fashion industry. A former department store salesman, he now sales his product to the department stores that he used to work for. His love for butterflies inspires him to make very colorful bowties that have been worn by hip hop superstars like Kanye W..
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