Challenge: Post Pictures of an Attractive Red Tie

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Manton, Jun 8, 2007.

  1. crazyquik

    crazyquik Senior member

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    I don't own a red tie. If I did, it would be a Brooks #1 repp

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  2. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    I don't own a red tie. If I did, it would be a Brooks #1 repp

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    The politician's repp! The offical tie of Washington, DC!
     


  3. amerikajinda

    amerikajinda Senior member

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    Here's my brooks repp (I live in Washington, D.C.) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     


  4. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    Here's my brooks repp (I live in Washington, D.C.) [​IMG]

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    That is the Platonic ideal -- the eidos -- of the red tie. Put it in mylar and get it to a museum right away.
     


  5. amerikajinda

    amerikajinda Senior member

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    That is the Platonic ideal -- the eidos -- of the red tie. Put it in mylar and get it to a museum right away.

    the eidos! well done, sir! [​IMG]
     


  6. Artisan Fan

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    or perhaps these...[​IMG]

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    Uggh. [​IMG]
     


  7. Panzeraxe II

    Panzeraxe II Senior member

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    I have a Marinella and an A&S (Drakes) tie that you may appreciate manton. Will post pics tomorrow am.
     


  8. crazyquik

    crazyquik Senior member

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    I was wrong, I do own two red ties [​IMG]

    Never wear either of them though.
     


  9. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    Those look orange.
     


  10. crazyquik

    crazyquik Senior member

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    My digital camera-foo is weak.

    The tie doesn't knot very well and I don't have any pocket squares to coordinate with the bow, so neither get worn.
     


  11. amerikajinda

    amerikajinda Senior member

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    I have a couple good ones, but some people may not be able to discern their beauty.

    Perhaps the good ones you're referring to were made in Korea or Japan...[​IMG] Better stick with the Italian ones!
     


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    Is there any wonder that all politicians wear red ties as a matter of rote?

    I'm still a serious n00b but the premise of this thread surprised me. Isn't the red tie the epitome of CBD, and isn't CBD what gives you a hard-on Manton? In other words, aside from maybe the notch lapel or the white shirt itself, is there anything that is less likely to break "the rules" than a red tie?

    I think red looks good with navy, although it is about as cliched as they come.

    I guess I still have a lot to learn ...
     


  13. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    Isn't the red tie the epitome of CBD

    No, the ultimate CBD tie is a print with a dark blue ground and widely spaced discreet figures in muted colors.
     


  14. Panzeraxe II

    Panzeraxe II Senior member

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    The flash has, as always, screwed up the colors. L-to-R is Luciano Barbera, E. Marinella and Anderson & Sheppard (Drakes):

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    OK, I'll bite, my favorite red tie. I am not really set up to shoot accurate colors (at home), a snap in the window light. The red is "punchier" than in the pictures, not loud either, the silk is beautiful. [​IMG]
     


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