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Bow ties - where do I find decent bow ties?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by gregor, Jan 26, 2010.

  1. gregor

    gregor Senior member

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    I haven't seen many on B&S.
    Most stores only carry their formal bow ties online, that's not what I'm looking for. Plain white or black isn't what I need right now.
    Duchamp has a lot I like but I don't want to pay 18 pounds to ship them to Canada.
    I have an Etro blue paisley that I love. But I want a few more...
    Where do I find them?
    Patterned? Wool? Silk? etc


    Gregor
     
  2. marc237

    marc237 Senior member

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    The Ben Silver catalog usually features bow ties.
     
  3. J. Cogburn

    J. Cogburn Senior member

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    konoyaro Senior member

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    ralphlauren.com also has a few patterns available online.
     
  5. JLibourel

    JLibourel Senior member

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    www.beautiesltd.com

    I don't wear bowties much, but most of my ascots ("cravats" as they call them) come from them. Good people to do business with.
     
  6. adamssutherland

    adamssutherland Well-Known Member

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    Sam Hober has some great offerings, I also second beauties, BB, BS, and J. Press.
     
  7. gram thorpe

    gram thorpe Active Member

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    I don't use bow ties ........it doesn't suits me
     
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    Exalt Senior member

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    I have really liked the bow ties I have from Black Fleece.
     
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    I've been happy with the quality, price and service from www.bowtiesandmore.com

    That's considerabely cheaper than e.g. beauties -- and with free international shipping to boot. What's the catch?

    And, on another note, if I were to start a bowtie collection, where should I start? ;-)8
     
  11. bowtielover

    bowtielover Senior member

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    Jos Banks have a few good ones, also the bowtie club and beautiesltd. Those are where most of mine are from.
     
  12. Another New Yorker

    Another New Yorker Senior member

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    if you want something preppier, I favor southern proper
     
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    How about the ones at R. Hanauer (http://www.bowties.com/ )? Has anybody purchased from them?

    The Tie Bar is super cheap if you are just experimenting...
     
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    grey velvet from Printemps, Paris
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    wool plaid from English Hatter, Amsterdam
    silk navy/red from Hurwundeki, London
    vintage orange/red from Rokit, Brick Lane
     
  16. johnny_flapjack

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    The Nordstrom Rack near me has had a decent supply of Robert Talbott bowties for some time now. You might try them if you have one near you.
     
  17. Mark from Plano

    Mark from Plano Senior member

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    In addition to some of the others listed, try Carrott & Gibbs

    BTW, there are about a thousand of these threads. You might try using the search function.
     
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    Peckham Rye near Carnaby Street just got a nu shipment in yesterday and I handpicked from the delivery box a purple and white one.
     

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