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Anyone know anything about Paul Malone or Lorenzo Cana neckties?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Oysters, Sep 28, 2012.

  1. Oysters

    Oysters Active Member

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    I particularly like this one from Paul Malone: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Necktie-Pau...ZJZS/ref=sr_1_8?ie=UTF8&qid=1348850647&sr=8-8

    This one from Lorenzo Cana: http://www.amazon.co.uk/LORENZO-CAN..._1_1?s=clothing&ie=UTF8&qid=1348851147&sr=1-1



    I really like the Lorenzo Cana one, but it is very expensive and you only get a tie... (no hanky or cufflinks)


    I find it odd that there are so few reviews for these ties (albeit all of them are positive, but still...) considering Paul Malone for example has thousands of different ties...



    Any thoughts?
     
  2. Oysters

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    gsugsu Well-Known Member

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    I think if someone were to respond it would be to say that you should avoid purchasing ties that come with matching pocket squares.
     
  4. Oysters

    Oysters Active Member

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    Sorry for being a fool... (and for being 15), but why? Isn't it a great thing to have a matching hanky?
     
  5. gsugsu

    gsugsu Well-Known Member

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    You are not a fool. Use the search function here. Check out the pocket square thread and the pocket square fail thread. Squares should not match but complement what you are wearing.

    Read. Learn. There are many better tie makers than the two you have asked about. There are far better ties for sale in the Men's Clothing Classified thread.
     
  6. Oysters

    Oysters Active Member

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    Oh, after some research turns out it is a bad idea to wear matching pocket square + tie. Okay, thanks for the tip.

    What if I bought just the tie (http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/...f_rd_t=101&pf_rd_p=317828027&pf_rd_i=468294)?
     
  7. DragonflyPR

    DragonflyPR New Member

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    My personal experience with Lorenzo Cana Ties is that every time I wear one of them people simply look at me. Compliments for the beauty of the ties are extremely common, as well as questions about them. Lorenzo Cana Ties are attention getter, simply stated they are eye-candy! The quality of the Ties are AAA+++ , the exclusive patterns, the colors and the service they give is top of the line (I buy them directly).

    When I see ties costing $300 plus that do not look as good as a Lorenzo Cana Tie I just laugh at them.

    As for matching square, I believe that style is a very personal matter and everyone style should be respected as a personal expression of the individual.
     
  8. Pastor

    Pastor Well-Known Member

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    Please don't buy the Lorenze Cana ties. The less people bidding on those things the better. :D
     
  9. espada

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    Here is some information on Lorenzo Cana i obtained from corporate databases. This is a German company. There is no actual designer named "Lorenzo Cana". They only sell on-line not in stores so any given "retail price" is not accurate. I do not know where they make the ties but I doubt it is Germany due to high labor cost. All that said, the actual ties are good quality and are worth I would say about $100 in a store. So I would say buy if you like the color and pattern but don't pay more than $100.
     
  10. lbtemple

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    They are not designers, but rather "brands". They buy their products from manufacturers in low labor cost countries, slap their own name on them as well as on the packaging, and sell the products at 100% markup if not more. This is common practice with many product categories. This is the reason you see very similar products with slightly different packaging and greatly different pricing in multiple stores.
     
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    I don't know about "manufacturers in low-cost countries." I am always on the lookout for ties, everywhere from high-end shops to wholesalers in the fashion districts and on-line. I have not seen the "Lorenzo Cana" ties or similar ties under other brand names.
     
  12. espada

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    I disagree. The pocket square can match the tie or not, it is a matter of preference. I think the impression that the pocket square should not match or should "complement" arose because most expensive ties do not come with matching pocket squares, rather it is the less expensive ties that come with matching squares or even matching cufflinks. So this put the idea of a matching square into disrepute.
     
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    Your name literally has 'PR' at the end of it, my guess is that you are PR for the company...:nodding:


    ^^ This. These ties are Landisun ties that have been repackaged and sold at ridiculous markup. The idea is to get someone who searches eBay and sorts by 'highest price' to think they are a good brand based on their price. In reality you're buying crap.
     
  14. DragonflyPR

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    Hi, The PR does not stand for Public Relations. Its sands for Puerto Rico, USA! I hope that clears the issue. As a matter of fact I stopped buying Lorenzo Cana Ties because their price went thru the roof and the shipping charges are too high! It is too bad because those ties are unique!
     
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  15. FrankTruth

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    I went to the Landisun web site, and none of the ties on the Landisun site match any of the ties sold by Lorenzo Cana or Paul Malone. The same tie that sells on ebay for $450 sells on Amazon.com for $25. While a the same $250 tie on Amazon.com is sold by the same seller on eBay for $95. Purchasers complain the labels on these neckties don't mention their country of manufacture or the material they are made from. I came here trying to figure-out who really manufactures these ties. Now, I will do a reverse image Google search. Maybe, this will help me. The whole situation here is very strange. I wrote the company asking who they are, and asked to buy their ties wholesale, but I got no response. This is all very strange.
     
  16. Rcborrea

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    I have the same doubts..It seems to me that Lorenzo Cana, Paul Malone and "Louis Binder de Luxe" (PREMIUMLUXUS1001 Ebay seller) are only different 'brands' for the same chinese factory. 'Landisun' ties have different patterns, but I will be not surprised if they are all the same chinese factory behind the "brands".

    At 'Louis Bínder de Luxe' site, its very clear: ties are not made of silk, but "Polyester Microfaser" (sintetic) as you can see below:

    http://www.ebay.de/itm/Binder-de-Lu...68?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_77&hash=item2c94a1ff00

    In fact, several other companys in EUA sell chinese ties (Calvin Klein, Nautica, Tommy..). And I doubt they are made of pure silk, even the tags say so....

    Last year, I bought some Lorenzo Cana ties and I´m very satisfied. They are cheap (USD 15,00 , auctions) and they look nice.

    By the other hand, I bought a Louis Vuitton tie in Paris for USD 200,00. Not so beautiful, to be honest.

    We need to be realistic: there´s no reason for such difference, even though Louis Vuitton ties are made of pure silk...

    The same applies to other brands like Tom Ford (USD 200) and Brioni (USD 230).
    Their ties are really beautiful, but are they worth it ??
     
  17. mariofreitas

    mariofreitas New Member

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    I bought a Lorenzo Cana tie around 6 years ago. I paid around $30 for a paisley tie. The quality is really good (I have ties of all sorts of companies, like Hermès, etc., and I can say that their quality is really impressive). My advice is: don't buy any of them for more than $60 dollars, I don't really think they worth $100 dollars as some people have said. And be really careful with their patterns, because even with good quality, it's hard to find a Cana tie with a classic style and of good taste; and without a good style, it does't matter if you tie shines Italian silk, you're gonna look like wearing a $1 tie.
     

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