My Instagram: Adam Nelsen

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It’s not often that we drag someone into the glare of the Instagram style spotlight who claims “I wouldn’t say I know much about fashion. Or that I care that much about it.” But we’re forgiving 30-year-old Adam Nelsen for these words because the man is a tie collecting machine. He has 500 ties tucked away in his East Boston home. The Mullen Advertising art director started collecting five years ago, and now regularly posts his neckwear on his Instagram page (www.instagram.com/cloudocows ). It seems that there’s a whole culture of tie collectors on Instagram. Why this surprises me, I don’t know. Nelsen is also nuts about Beck, story telling, and spoken word. So put on a nice tie, a smile, and say hello.

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