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Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by gdl203, Aug 15, 2013.

  1. vida

    vida Senior Member

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    It is not just what the tie measures at the widest point. I think the shape of the blade has a huge impact on appearance. Tie Your Tie makes much more of a bottle shape with the front blade which makes for a fuller look while Drake's is more standard. Without knowing, I would have guessed my TYT was much wider than my other ties based on how it looks under a jacket. Actually, it is only 8.5cm.
     


  2. gdl203

    gdl203 Affiliate Vendor Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    Quick PSA : as you guys know, we supplemented the group MTO sport coat orders with a few pieces for the rack (in order to reach the minimum cloth order actually), so there's a few Fox Brothers char blue herringbone flannel and a few Drapers blue hopsack sport coats that will hit the site soon. Just so you know, that's all we have in those.

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  3. unbelragazzo

    unbelragazzo Jewfro Dubiously Honored

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    Also don't forget to vote on the next sport coat GMTOs.

    Summer fabrics: http://www.styleforum.net/t/433187/formosa-x-nmwa-gmto-operation-giacca-estiva-poll

    Winter: http://www.styleforum.net/t/432964/nmwa-x-formosa-gmto-sport-coat-operation-giacca-oct-2014

    Here are the current leaders among the summer fabrics:


    Winter leaders:

     


  4. Murlsquirl

    Murlsquirl The Moral Squirrel Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    Greg, if either of those are 50L, please send me an invoice ASAP!
     


  5. venividivicibj

    venividivicibj Stylish Dinosaur

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    @unbelragazzo once you get your drapers brown linen/wool/silk jacket back, take some IRL pictures, and post them please. I guarantee we will have 8 people within a week.
     


  6. Mr. Six

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    Well, now I'm just going to be pressing F5 all day.

    Re tie width: It's not the width at the widest point, it's the width where I usually tie a knot that keeps me away from 8 cm ties. I don't like the size of the knot that I get from Drake's ties in that width. 8.5 is on the border for me. But you've got plenty of great 8.5 and 9 cm ties, so I'm not complaining!
     
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  7. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    Those SCs tho. :inlove:
     


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  9. Murlsquirl

    Murlsquirl The Moral Squirrel Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    Here you go:

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  11. Moirne

    Moirne Well-Known Member

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    Uh...well...the 50L blue hopsack sure is [​IMG]
     


  12. AJL

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    Hmmm, I agree too narrow, but then why does this tie paired with char blue herringbone look so much fuller? Superior knot tying skills? More robust fabric? If I'm not mistaken, it's the rust donegal herringbone in the current Drake's batch (i.e. 8cm):
     


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    PSA for those on the fence about the drapers hopsack - it brings all the girls to the yard :embar:

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  14. Murlsquirl

    Murlsquirl The Moral Squirrel Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    I can't even begin to describe how much I dislike you right now.
     


  15. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    Does not look bad at all.
     


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