is Born

Normal guy working at boring government job realizes he wants to change his life. Travels solo to Europe for a month in 2012. Returns home with renewed passion and inspiration. Still jet-lagged, goes on blind date within one week. Falls in love. Goes back to Europe following year and proposes to girlfriend atop tower in Florence, Italy. Fiance loses job and starts a bridal company the next day. Both realize wedding industry is fun. Groom-to-be founds neckwear startup. GroomTies is born.

"Hi, I'm Andrew, the founder of The introduction above certainly describes my life over the last few years in a nutshell. Why neckties for grooms? My wife and I run a wedding blog called Love & Lavender, and adding products that our readers love seemed like the natural next step. I would love to have you wear a GroomTie on your wedding day. Please don't hesitate to contact me by email and I will respond as soon as I can!"