Originally Posted by RJman
The Rubinacci 7-folds don't impress me any more than the Holliday & Brown seven-folds I own, which have the same details and more interesting silks.
Originally Posted by edmorel
It is the shape of the tie and the knot more than anything else. This is what Angelo of the LL and Noveporte said. I don't disagree with him, although I find his words stronger than what I would say myself.
Originally Posted by Angelo
In my opinion Rubinacci' s ties are among the most beautiful ties to wear; it is not possible to understand immediately the quality of their artisan handcrafting as well the peculiarity of their shape and design. Mariano has started again now in manufacturing ties according to the same criteria used in his Naples Via Filangieri Premise more than half century ago.Indeed they are generally unlined and give a very small knot as the diameter of the anterior tie leg is around 8 cm and no > 8.5 cm . In my opinion they represent the arrival and not the starting point along a gentleman's journey in the world of elegance, and need a superior good taste to be loved, differently from Marinella' s ties that are much more easily appreciated. A sophisticated connoisseur will distinguish them among all the others.
n.b. I had to post this for Ed's sake