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Boston-based tie company Jegman has been catering to the guy who wants his neckwear to say something about himself through fun, quirky prints that have a story behind them. Founder Jason Eli Glover wants to adapt the story behind his brand over the next fifteen days, seeking $20,000 on Kickstarter to transfer his manufacturing from China to New Jersey's Robert Stewart, Inc. factory. It goes without saying that such a move comes with an increased expense, so Glover's goal is to produce his second collection through the popular crowdfunding platform that has proven successful for other likeminded Boston brands (Ministry of Supply certainly leads with this model).
Boston.com's Inside the Hive blog notes that Jegman has already moved over 3,000 units through the brand website, Fab.com, Amazon, tie subscription services, and local showrooms for Blank Label and 9Tailors. If you're inclined to purchase one of his sweet new styles ("Tic Tac Foe" and "Stache It" patterns abound), do so through the Kickstarter page to help manufacture the collection.
· Jegman takes its ties to Kickstarter [Inside the Hive]
· Jegman: Creative Tie Collection to be Made in the USA [Kickstarter]
· Jegman [Official Site]