The new A/W range is now live in the shop - http://www.henrycarter.com.au/shop/ties/
Heavy on texture and navy, greys and forest they are mostly wool/silk mixes with a few pure wools mixed in
In the meantime while the new collection is still to be uploaded, we got a heap of re-stocks in both grenadines and zig zag knits
Zig Zag Knits
Honestly, unless I was on holidays somewhere like Italy or Spain where I might be somewhat worried about how I looked, I'd probably opt for something waterproof and fairly warm (Goretex etc) which generally fold up fairly small as well. I'd be more than likely to be doing heaps of walking anyway which would see me in trainers etc most of the time.
They are made by Johnstons of Elgin and there is a story behind them too, from Johnstons -
"The Donegal cashmere has a lovely story behind it. We are the only company who can spin it as we are one of the few companies in the world that is a fully integrated cashmere mill. The fibre is spun on ancient machines (the original ones made in 1797) and basically if they break we can never make it again. We export Donegal yarn all over the world. It feels wonderful, and all the...