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Brooks Brothers 'irregular" ties

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by randallr, Jul 23, 2008.

  1. randallr

    randallr Well-Known Member

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    I found some brooks brothers ties that are labeled "irregular" but cannot find anything wrong with them. Should I buy them for the right price if I like their pattern.

    Richard
     
  2. cvac

    cvac Well-Known Member

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    Buy them, but carefully examine them again. Make sure they hang right and are not crooked.

    I have one and cannot find anything wrong with it either. My guess is this is BB's way sometimes of moving overstocks and old stock through off price stores like Marshall's, TJ Maxx, and such.

    I got one for $15 at Marshall's and it got me my current job, so I'm happy.
     
  3. neilallen777

    neilallen777 Active Member

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    i bought a few ties at the brooks brothers outlet recently during a clearance sale. i could've bought a thousand of 'em but i chose to be very selectful. just inspect them well and you should be fine.
     
  4. randallr

    randallr Well-Known Member

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    ok Ill go buy them, they are awesome ties.
     
  5. Twotone

    Twotone Well-Known Member

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    Be careful -- I bought a few yesterday and did not realize that they are left-handed ties. When I tried to put one on, the "big end" was on the side where the "small end" should be. I need to return them tomorrow.

    Twotone
     
  6. cvac

    cvac Well-Known Member

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    Flame.

    Be careful -- I bought a few yesterday and did not realize that they are left-handed ties. When I tried to put one on, the "big end" was on the side where the "small end" should be. I need to return them tomorrow.

    Twotone
     
  7. TheFusilliJerry

    TheFusilliJerry Well-Known Member

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    Be careful -- I bought a few yesterday and did not realize that they are left-handed ties. When I tried to put one on, the "big end" was on the side where the "small end" should be. I need to return them tomorrow.

    Twotone


    that makes no sense. the 'side' its on depends on which way you wrap it around you.
     
  8. CharlestonBows

    CharlestonBows Well-Known Member

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    Be careful -- I bought a few yesterday and did not realize that they are left-handed ties. When I tried to put one on, the "big end" was on the side where the "small end" should be. I need to return them tomorrow.

    Twotone


    [​IMG]
     
  9. rebel222

    rebel222 Well-Known Member

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    Be careful -- I bought a few yesterday and did not realize that they are left-handed ties. When I tried to put one on, the "big end" was on the side where the "small end" should be. I need to return them tomorrow.

    Twotone


    The scary part is some people might have taken you seriously!!!


    My Marshall's consistently has "irregular" BB ties. Sometimes there is actually something wrong with the ties, so inspect them carefully.
     
  10. JimInSoCalif

    JimInSoCalif Well-Known Member

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    that makes no sense. the 'side' its on depends on which way you wrap it around you.

    Well, if you use a mirror it will be on the other side - of course, you could use two mirrors and.......... oh, never mind.
     
  11. EL72

    EL72 Well-Known Member

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    Be careful -- I bought a few yesterday and did not realize that they are left-handed ties. When I tried to put one on, the "big end" was on the side where the "small end" should be. I need to return them tomorrow.

    Twotone


    [​IMG]
     
  12. modagg

    modagg Well-Known Member

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    Be careful -- I bought a few yesterday and did not realize that they are left-handed ties. When I tried to put one on, the "big end" was on the side where the "small end" should be. I need to return them tomorrow.

    Twotone


    You just made my night

    and lol at the dude who didn't get it
     
  13. porcelain monkey

    porcelain monkey Well-Known Member

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    Be careful -- I bought a few yesterday and did not realize that they are left-handed ties. When I tried to put one on, the "big end" was on the side where the "small end" should be. I need to return them tomorrow.

    Twotone


    The funniest thing since the snipe hunt.
     
  14. Twotone

    Twotone Well-Known Member

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    Almost as bad as the left-handed belts a purchased by mistake last year.

    Twotone
     
  15. VMan

    VMan Well-Known Member

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    Sometimes the alignment of the pattern is slightly off, check the end of the tie to make sure the pattern doesn't stop in a weird place. A lot of times the repp stripes are off, like this.
     
  16. cvac

    cvac Well-Known Member

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    Yes, the alignment of the pattern is off but even that isn't that big of a deal, especially for an inexpensive tie. Now, it was off even worse than that it might be a real problem.
     
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    I got these PAs at the AE outlet. and you won't believe this, but the left shoe is for a right foot and the right shoe is for a left! Needless to say I gave the manager an earful
     

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