Originally Posted by Edward Appleby
I should warn you that I intend to shamelessly (mis?)appropriate that phrase.
(c) RJ Buff
The medallion on my Charvet green pocket square:
The rest of the images below are just thumbnails, of course -- click for full pic.
This next item I just bought today. It's an Arnys Cravate d'Atelier, which is a tie handmade in the old style with seven folds, no lining, and rolled edges. I think it's very cool and has as much luxuriously ostentatious handwork as a Carlo Franco. It's also about the same price, 107 euro. So Chuck, watch out! Maybe Arnie Franco is coming to git ya!
The silk feels gorgeous. There's a richness to the colors and the weave that is wonderful to behold. I have no idea who makes it as Arnys doesn't really make anything, although they have some good subcontractors. The very nice salesperson told me to hush when I told him it was a good price in Paris for a seven-fold tie:
And my H&K Paris scarf, cashmere and silk, as lauded by the Flusser:
Yes, it was a bit ungainly trying to hang it for the picture.