And now Flusser is doing pre-tied bow ties

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  1. cuffthis

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    That would go well with the diagonal stripey shirt you posted.

    Though to be fair to Flusser, I have seen pre-tied bow ties from Charvet, Brioni... and many other top brands.
     


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    I'll have to agree. The "AmJack" style shirt is a worse offence.
     


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    Pre Tied Bow Ties ....is he renting Tuxes for proms now?[​IMG]
     


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    Though to be fair to Flusser, I have seen pre-tied bow ties from Charvet, Brioni... and many other top brands.


    I don't believe that Charvet makes any pre-tied bow ties.
     


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    Good Lord! I halfway wore out my copy of "Dressing the Man" when I bought it 4 1/2 years ago. That man seems bent on destroying his credibility with those who are even somewhat sartorially sophisticated!
     


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    I don't believe that Charvet makes any pre-tied bow ties.

    I have seen some on several occasions at NM as well as a number of them on eBay a while back.
     


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    Good Lord! I halfway wore out my copy of "Dressing the Man" when I bought it 4 1/2 years ago. That man seems bent on destroying his credibility with those who are even somewhat sartorially sophisticated!

    -Do as I say, not as I do.
    ----A. F. [​IMG]
     


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    I have seen some on several occasions at NM as well as a number of them on eBay a while back.


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    There was a large ethical fuss over Flusser's Syms items at the Andy site a while ago.
     


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    Who's this Flusser fellow? [​IMG]
     


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    Nantucket Red "Mr. Fashionista"

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    Love this line from the description:

    Isn't this quibbling about minor differences?
     


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    Charvet definitely makes a pre-tied bowtie, as does Brioni. And why not? Bowties are essentially constume these days. The fraction of men who know how to tie one is miniscule.
     


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    Charvet definitely makes a pre-tied bowtie, as does Brioni. And why not? Bowties are essentially constume these days. The fraction of men who know how to tie one is miniscule.

    I seem to remember a George Clooney interview, maybe even in the first Men's Vogue, wherein he admits that he actually wears a pretied when arriving at black tie, red carpet events, but eventually retires to the men's room to produce a proper bow tie from his pocket, which he drapes insouciently around his collar. The reasoning being that he can't actually tie a bow tie, but want's people to think he can, and also wants to look like he's let his hair down and partied a bit by the end of the night. He's secret's out now, though! If you ever meet Mr. Clooney in a bow tie, you should challenge him to untie and retie the thing right there on the spot. How embarassing!
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    I know how to tie a bow tie, and I can make it look good, if I take 30 minutes for the 15 or so attempts to get it close. I wear them so seldom that I get my practice only when I actually have to wear one.

    The thing is - those pre-tied jobs don't look much at all like a self-tie and people have gotten so used to the clip-on perfection that they look at you funny, like you scrounged your self-tie from Salvation Army while Mr. Clip-on is now Monsieur Savoir Faire.
     


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