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post #2101 of 37439

Kamakura is really awesome if it fits. They just don't fit me in the shoulders :(.

 

They've somehow hexed their collars to roll magically. I don't know what pact they made with the devil, but there you go for $79 a pop.

post #2102 of 37439
If you were to start a tie collection with just 5 ties what would they be? Say budget at $350
post #2103 of 37439
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If you were to start a tie collection with just 5 ties what would they be? Say budget at $350

 

Is this homework that you are giving me? I love homework!

post #2104 of 37439
Kamakura's BD collars are very nice, but the sleeves are ridiculously long, 35.5-36". You could try Luxire, you can have the same BD collar for the same price and fully 'bespoke' (they cut individual patterns) at that.
post #2105 of 37439
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Kamakura's BD collars are very nice, but the sleeves are ridiculously long, 35.5-36". You could try Luxire, you can have the same BD collar for the same price and fully 'bespoke' (they cut individual patterns) at that.


MF: has someone there copied the Kamakura collar?

post #2106 of 37439

L2BRF

What's your neck size and arm length and which shirt brand/cut fits you the best?

post #2107 of 37439
No, but I was planning on doing it. I could give you the measurements as well if you like. Alternatively, Timotune has a very nice BD collar as well. There's a google doc in the thread with all the collars: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0ArNeLrwWnsmodDMwWl9ScVo3VkNlR2JRSU5tTFFOMlE&usp=drive_web#gid=0
post #2108 of 37439
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Is this homework that you are giving me? I love homework!

No need for your snark.
My bad, sorry about that.
I'm redoing my MC wardrobe and wanted to hear some thoughts. I have ~20 ties but very few that I would say work be for a more conservative environment.

Was thinking:
Navy and Burgundy grenadines (knottery has some cheap for preorder, though they aren't too good? Have a green one from Drake's but not too appropriate?)
Blue with white dots
Red / white repp? have this
Navy / green repp? have this


I like shantungs the most but they aren't too appropriate right?
Edited by stevent - 2/10/14 at 2:31pm
post #2109 of 37439
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No need for your snark.

 

I think he was being serious Mr. Sensitive. 

post #2110 of 37439
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I think he was being serious Mr. Sensitive. 
It's a noob question that I should have added more context to. I don't think I've ever seen a noob question go answered without a little bit of sarcasm ever on SF
post #2111 of 37439
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It's a noob question that I should have added more context to. I don't think I've ever seen a noob question go answered without a little bit of sarcasm ever on SF

This threads a little different.  You'll get out of it what you put into it.  :cheers:

post #2112 of 37439

For my needs I think the following is a good start. Happy to know how I score.

 

Burgundy Grossa Grenadine

Dark Red Silk Grenadine Tie #2

Brown Neat


Navy Knit/Navy Mohair-Wool

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Green Challis


Shantung Repp


 

 

The particular ties aren't as important to me as the general ideas of what I may need. I still need to make decisions on particular neat patterns or widths, etc.

post #2113 of 37439
If I could do only 5 ties:

- Black grenadine
- Navy grenadine
- Burgundy oxford weave
- Silver / grey grenadine
- Navy or midnight pin dot

In all seriousness, I think that for someone who wears a tie on a regular basis (say 3-4 times a week), you want a minimum of 10-12 ties in your wardrobe. A dark green solid, a couple of neats on dark green / brown / navy / burgundy, maybe a repp and another pin dot would add to the list nicely.
post #2114 of 37439

@stevent 

Trust us. There are no jerks allowed here. And luv2breformed was not being sarcastic. 

 

Now, if you're actually looking for ties that would go well in a conservative environment, I'd say you go back and look at the first 10 pages or so. 

There are really really good suggestions and they might be exactly what you're looking for. Let us know if that doesn't help.

 

Noodles

post #2115 of 37439
A) goes back to previous well discussed and valuable contributions/discussions worth reading again in context with Luv's requirements


B) goes back to a reasonable question taken up reasonably.
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