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I've done business with several tailors/vendors in Naples and Patrizio is head and shoulders above the rest. He's responsive, straightforward, and provides exceptional customer service. Not just exceptional for Naples, but exceptional in absolute terms. Most importantly the quality of his product is top notch, I've never had a problem with any tie he's ever made for me and I probably have a few dozen. He's a gentleman and he's got great taste.
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Originally Posted by coolpapa View Post

I'm not sure how much flexibility there is on the width of knit ties. I don't think they're made in the same way as wool or silk. I visited with Patrizio a couple of years ago and if I recall correctly, he told me that knit ties are made by a machine very similar to that used to make socks, so the tie comes out essentially as a tube, and you cut it to the length you want, close the ends, etc. I may be way off here, but I'm not certain it's as easy to customize the width of a knit tie as it is other styles.

this is correct, they are knitted by machine. so a specific width can be made, but a bulk run quantity needs to be produced
post #1008 of 1009

I think that with Patrizio, you will get exceptionally honest, fair and friendly treatment. He has always been generous with help and time (I often get very quick responses from him when it is evening for him), and in some cases (as above), incredibly generous--though, and @Stugotes is not suggesting that one should, one shouldn't expect free ties for honest mistakes.


He makes me feel like an old friend. My impression is that he takes incredible pride in his work but is also modest. I asked him why he didn't have an IG, like many of his competitors and he said that he isn't that sort of person but relies on those, like us, who have "affection" for his work to make it known. 

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^ this
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