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the business

The mission of A Dapper Sandlapper has always been to provide fine, handcrafted bow ties and accessories unlike any others. Having worn bow ties for quite a while, I was growing tired of boring department store options and took to my sewing machine to remedy the situation. I started the  business in my home in Greenville, SC in October 2015 and maintained production there until moving into a studio space in July 2017. The year 2020 inspired a bit of branching out, which saw me introduce masks, scrunchies, and dog bow ties. And in 2021, I began working on tote bags, duffel bags, and crossbody bags. I have always strived to offer products that are sure to be a conversation starter!

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Born and raised in South Carolina, I've lived my whole life in the Sandlapper state! I'm the youngest of four and hail from the lower part of the state and a small town called Williston. My siblings and I all graduated from Clemson University, so this blood certainly runs orange! Nowadays, I call Greenville home and live there with my boyfriend, Chris, and our spoiled French Bulldog, Mister Wilson. When not behind the sewing machine, you can find me onstage in a musical, in Death Valley at a Clemson game, or just on the couch binging the latest Netflix series.


Stay dapper, y'all!


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