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Best Middle-of-the-Road, Bang-for-the-Buck Online Source for Ties

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Flyswatter, Jan 25, 2013.

  1. Flyswatter

    Flyswatter Senior member

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    Happy Friday, SF'ers! I'm looking to upgrade from my The Tie Bar ties. I'd like to acquire some decent quality, solid colored, textured silk ties in staple colors like navy and burgundy. Nothing fancy, just well-made, basic ties in the $40-$60 range. Preferably 3.5 inches wide, nothing smaller. Any and all suggestions welcome. Thanks!
     
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    Unless you need a certain amount of ties, get fewer but nicer ties. Sam Hober is popular here.
     
  6. Flyswatter

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    Thanks for that!



    Yes, fewer but nicer is definitely my strategy. But still, as a college student, there's only so much I can spend per tie, hence this thread inquiring about the best "bang for the buck" offerings. I'm definitely familiar with Sam Hober, and maybe I will indeed consider springing for a couple Hober ties. His grenadines seem particularly nice.
     
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    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Make the small jump from 60 to 75 and get one or two Hobers. Worth it. Very, very worth it. Even if that means skimping on the other ties or looking on eBay (also not a terrible idea).
     
  8. Goodman

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    I just purchased 2 ties from Howard Yount ($85) that I'm very pleased with. My computer monitor did not do them justice.
     
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    +1 on Hober. I'd take two Hobers over three $50 ties any day. Heck, I'd take the Hobers over most of what sells in retail stores for $150+.
     

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