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A Sam (and David) Hober Tie Appreciation Thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by in stitches, May 24, 2011.

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  1. Kroaker

    Kroaker Senior Member

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    I'll post my yellow/gold one tomorrow.
     


  2. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    very nice, kroaker and pp.
     


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    thatitalian Well-Known Member

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    Well, I took the plunge based on this thread.

    I ordered two ties to start... then I could not bear it and ordered another two... a midnight grossa, a dark red grossa, a chocolate grossa and a brick promoteo.

    David is the pinnacle of customer service, couldn't ask for better.

    They are simply breath taking pieces of art.

    I have worn the dark red one with a mid blue double breasted suit, crisp white shirt, burgundy calf leather double monks and belt and a wool pocket square with navy, camel and dark red colours. I had six complements that day, three of which were on the tie alone.

    Unfortunately the photos I took are lost; my phone corrupted and the cloud did not save them. Gutted.

    I promise I will take a pic the next time I wear one of them.
     


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    ^^ great choices! Welcome to the 12-step program that deliberately avoids recovery. Look forward to the pics.
     


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    Dark Chocolate Fina #5:

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    Nice tie, Flyswatter. Is the fina that much lighter than the grossa in this color or is it the picture / my monitor?
     


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    Thanks. The color definitely came out pretty light in my pic. IRL, it looks darker in most lighting conditions, though not as dark as it appears on the Hober site. I can't comment on how it compares to the same color in the grossa weave, but I'd be curious to know as well.
     


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    Nice one flyswatter!
     


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    Thanks! I'd love to eventually add one of the bitter chocolate grenadines to my collection as well.

    Where were the other usual contributors today?! Tdude, PP, et al... If I had a job that required jacket/tie every day, I'd contribute to this thread more often myself... and have reason to expand my Hober collection even further. :laugh:

    In other news, I have an order for two more grenadines which should be shipping very soon. :slayer: Finally got around to ordering the gray piccola #13 (your pics a few weeks ago convinced me to pull the trigger, Syeknom), as well as another navy fina in standard construction to replace my 7-fold that I never actually got around to wearing and decided to sell.
     
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    Good man! :) You will be very pleased with it i'm sure.

    Need to order some new hobers myself, it's been too long.
     


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    :embar: I wore a non-Hober. Rectified for today, but it will be a recent repeat. Great choices fly. I have a navy grossa, but I think I need the fina too!
     
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    Yesterday's Hober, Yellow/Gold Oxford #20:

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    DLJr TWAT Master.

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    Ugh, just got my pocket squares. Is there a separate 12 step program for them, or is it the same as the ties? Bye bye monies.
     


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    The hand-rolled edge addiction is incurable.
     


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