Thanks for highlighting this. I'm happy to confess I pinched that line from someone I heard talking about this idea a few years ago.
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Australian Members - Page 1408post #21106 of 5187011/12/12 at 8:01pm
Styleforum Top Pickspost #21107 of 5187011/12/12 at 8:02pmpost #21108 of 5187011/12/12 at 8:08pmpost #21109 of 5187011/12/12 at 8:09pmpost #21110 of 5187011/12/12 at 8:11pmpost #21111 of 5187011/12/12 at 8:12pmpost #21112 of 5187011/12/12 at 8:20pmpost #21113 of 5187011/12/12 at 8:26pmpost #21114 of 5187011/12/12 at 8:35pmQuote:Originally Posted by thebrownman
As men, we already know the incidences of prostate cancer and male depression are very high so I'll save you all the spiel. I will ask, however, that you please donate to the Movember cause here.
That is impressive for 13 days' worth! Is that thing alive??post #21115 of 5187011/12/12 at 9:08pmpost #21116 of 5187011/12/12 at 9:37pmQuote:
I couldn't believe how much of an impact 10kg of weight loss had on my face shape. Looking at old photos is strange.post #21117 of 5187011/12/12 at 9:37pmpost #21118 of 5187011/12/12 at 9:46pmQuote:Originally Posted by Journeyman
Mr Sy, most ties are lined and many off-the-rack ties are quite heavily lined, so it's unlikely that the other ties you fondled are unlined.
A lot of the rigidity probably comes from the silk that is used. For example, woven ties are often stiffer than printed ties due to the texture and thickness of the silk. The weave is also important - a silk twill will be stiffer than some other silk weaves, as another example.
Even printed ties can differ, as I've got quite a few silk neat print ties by Marinella and some are quite soft whilst others have a stiffer hand - so even the same type of tie, from the same manufacturer, can feel different depending on the exact type of silk cloth used.
Ah! So that would explain why silk ties can feel quite different. Thanks JM, that was explained quite well. So if two silk ties feel different, it could be the variation in the thickness of the lining, the weave of the silk or how the tie was woven.post #21119 of 5187011/12/12 at 9:47pm
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