by Stephen Garner

Jesse Tyler Ferguson, husband Justin Mikita, and their non-profit advocacy organization, Tie The Knot, will open their first-ever pop-up shop on the East Coast in celebration of World Pride 2019. Opening Friday, June 14th, the shop will give the ultimate Pride makeover to The Tie Bar’s permanent home at 400 Madison Avenue in New York, remaining open until the New York Pride Parade on Sunday, June 30th. In addition to the New York pop-up, starting Tuesday, May 28th shoppers can celebrate the season with a full range of items online perfect for showcasing their Pride.

“Millions of queer people from around the world will descend on New York City this summer for World Pride, and we’re here for it,” said Ferguson. “We have been wanting to do something big for Pride for years, so I am so excited for this collaboration with The Tie Bar building the go-to collection and location for all your Pride needs.”

Starting at just $15, enjoy an assortment of bow ties, socks (adult and children sizes), suspenders, lapel pins, a phone pop socket, and a clack fan. The collection also includes a capsule designed by Jacob Tobia and inspired by their memoir Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story (two bowties, a scarf, a lips lapel pin, and the transgender flag tie bar), and a bow tie designed with The Stonewall Inn in honor of the uprising’s 50th anniversary, known for launching the LGBTQ rights movement. The Tie The Knot Pride Collection will be available exclusively online and in-store (Boston, Chicago, DC, New York City, Philadelphia) at The Tie Bar, with proceeds donated directly back to Tie The Knot.

In addition to the full Pride Collection, New York shoppers can expect a curated assortment of Pride month essentials including exclusive re-releases of some of Tie The Knot’s most popular celebrity guest designs, official WorldPride 2019 and HRC apparel, copies of Jacob Tobia’s Sissy: A Coming of Gender Story, and the Cards Against Humanity Pride Pack. The shop will showcase Pride throughout the entire space with various art installations, special events programming, and specific charity shopping nights.