Art Bound with a Bowtie

Good friends from my days at Kellogg biz school, Dave Kramer and Dave Mutter, acquired long-time maker of handmade bowties, Beau Ties, Ltd, (in Middlebury, VT) several years ago and have been building the company into a powerful little brand. They asked me to help them with a monthly cartoon for a make- your-own-caption contest. Featured in their monthly mailer and on social media, the cartoon has been a hit for existing customers and new ones as well, as the prize is a bowtie of the winner's choice. See many of the past cartoons below...

Create your own witty fill-in the blank and submit it at Winner receives a beautifully-made bowtie of his/her choice. See their great offerings for any occasion at Also, every cartoon has a hidden bowtie - see if you can find it!

Mardi Gras


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