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Best brand of a nice black tie?

Lokesh

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Hey guys!
I wanted to buy myself a nice plain black tie that will go with a white shirt, and a black suit. Which brand would be the best one to buy a tie from? I wanted to buy an armani tie... Anything better? Also any idea what the price would be and where online I could get it from? because the armani website does not show a plain black tie... only ones with designs!
Thanks!
 

Zenny

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Got a funeral to attend? Or are you just a waiter?
 

Lokesh

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lol none of the above? black tie not a good idea?
 

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Do a search for "black suits". I suggest you first take care of any business you may have for the next several hours first, though.
 

Zenny

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The only permissible black tie, is a bowtie.
 

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While I'm not a huge fan of black tie / black suit, the black tie still has its place in the wardrobe against other colours.

In any case, Agnes B has a surprisingly large selection of them in different fabrics and widths.
 

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Originally Posted by Lokesh
Hey guys!
I wanted to buy myself a nice plain black tie that will go with a white shirt, and a black suit. Which brand would be the best one to buy a tie from? I wanted to buy an armani tie... Anything better? Also any idea what the price would be and where online I could get it from? because the armani website does not show a plain black tie... only ones with designs!
Thanks!


Ohh, that is an easy one: the best is the highest priced one.
 

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I have a Gucci one that is nice. I never wear it for stylistic reasons, but it's nice.
 

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I think that a solid black tie with a navy suit and white shirt can be a good look. A black tie with a black suit and white shirt says "waiter" unless you are a humanities academic or some form of hipster.
 

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Got a job as a bouncer? Are they still hiring?
 

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if you're just looking for the retro style /mod thing then just get a quick and dirty version - any store like H&M, Topshop, Club Monaco etc will have slim black ties for $20-60...
 

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don't listen to the haters; there's nothing wrong with the hollywood tuxedo look (black suit, white shirt, slim black tie) except it doesn't follow the tradtional code.

for a solid black tie, you probably need to visit stores instead of picking brands; you would want a tie that's not too wide for the job, about 3".

oh, and black tie with gray suits looks very good too and less like a waiter
 

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I don't get why some people shy away from black ties. I wore one a few days ago (dark blue pin stripe suit, a light pink shirt, and a black tie). It is a fantastic look. Maybe not everyone can pull it off. Ralph Lauren Purple Label makes good solid black ties.
 

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Originally Posted by mishon
I don't get why some people shy away from black ties. I wore one a few days ago (dark blue pin stripe suit, a light pink shirt, and a black tie). It is a fantastic look. Maybe not everyone can pull it off. Ralph Lauren Purple Label makes good solid black ties.

I don't mind black ties, just not with white shirts.
 

vitaminc

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Originally Posted by Zenny
I don't mind black ties, just not with white shirts.

black tie, white shirt, light gray shirt? what's a better way to have some color and high contrast!
 

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