In its eulogy for Tie Rack, BBC News compared the chain and rival Sock Shop with some New Romantic heavyweights.
This sort of thing doesn't go unnoticed:
So Spandau are Sock Shop and Duran Tie Rack. White towelling, in that case. http://t.co/1RmegHahiv— Gary Kemp (@garyjkemp) November 21, 2013