On the front facing shots, the balance is off on both. The lower hem on the viewers right is way lower than the one on the left. That probably has more to do with your shoulders and may be an issue on any jacket you have. The tailors around here should be able to weigh in on how difficult that change is.
I think some of the obsession with showy details derives from insecurity: If I've paid so much for this bespoke item, I damn well want something that announces it. I admit to having to fight that urge at times.One caveat. I don't think this applies to Foo at all, as I've not seen even the tiniest bit of insecurity in him.Rob
I have ordered from Sam Hober and will order more from that site. I have also ordered a number of ties from A Suitable Wardrobe, mostly Drakes. I have one tie from Kent Wang.
Those are just a few that you find what you like.