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Culling neckties (New ties added)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Threadbearer, Dec 17, 2010.

  1. forex

    forex Senior member

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    Did you try Brooks Brothers? They might have what you are looking for. For a yellow tie, try Drakes print ties, Capelli and Ralph Lauren.
     
  2. NOBD

    NOBD Senior member

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    Sure you want yellow?
     
  3. Threadbearer

    Threadbearer Senior member

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    Did you try Brooks Brothers? They might have what you are looking for. For a yellow tie, try Drakes print ties, Capelli and Ralph Lauren.
    These two BB ties are close, but I want yellow, not gold:

    http://www.brooksbrothers.com/IWCatP...=&sectionsize=

    http://www.brooksbrothers.com/IWCatP...&sectionsize=#

    Drakes, Hober, RL, Ben Silver, and O'Connell's have all let me down, too.

    Sure you want yellow?
    No, but why not? Don't you think yellow with some thin black and white stripes would look boss with a charcoal suit?
     
  4. NOBD

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    No, but why not? Don't you think yellow with some thin black and white stripes would look boss with a charcoal suit?

    Well maybe. I think the success rate of yellow ties is quite low. I can imagine many (just about any?) other colours look 'bosser' with charcoal. Could be a personal dislike of mine though, and I'm not exactly a tie pro either, so feel free to disregard my comment.
     
  5. MBreinin

    MBreinin Senior member

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    No, but why not? Don't you think yellow with some thin black and white stripes would look boss with a charcoal suit?


    I really think of it as a summery color, and best with light colored suits.

    [​IMG]

    Mike
     
  6. aj_del

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    I hope TB doesnt mind me using his thread, I wanted to get some SF op about my ties. I want to thin them out a bit. So, which ones to keep and which ones to let go. General thoughts welcome as well ... Lot I - Blue Group [​IMG]
     
  7. aj_del

    aj_del Senior member

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    Lot 2 - Brown Group [​IMG]
     
  8. aj_del

    aj_del Senior member

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    Group III - Purple/mauve/whatever [​IMG]
     
  9. aj_del

    aj_del Senior member

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    Group IV -Green Group [​IMG]
     
  10. MalfordOfLondon

    MalfordOfLondon Senior member

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    Lot 1 - Keep the three on the right
    Lot 2 - Keep 2nd, 3rd and 5th
    Lot 3 - Keep 2nd, 4th
    Lot 4 - Keep the one on the left (was that a Purdey cashmere?)
     
  11. aj_del

    aj_del Senior member

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    ^^ Ok thanks for your comments, appreciate it.

    The green one on the left is Purdey wool (not cashmere as per my recollection)
     
  12. MalfordOfLondon

    MalfordOfLondon Senior member

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    ^^ Ok thanks for your comments, appreciate it.

    The green one on the left is Purdey wool (not cashmere as per my recollection)


    It's nice - I kept one of those for myself.
     
  13. SpooPoker

    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    Lot I - Blue Group
    Toss, keep, keep, keep
    Lot 2 - Brown Group
    Toss, keep, toss, keep, keep
    Group III - Purple/mauve/whatever
    all keepers for me
    Group IV -Green Group
    keep both.
     
  14. Don Carlos

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    Blue: toss the first on the left
    Brown: toss the first and the third
    Purple: maybe toss the first; it's not a bad tie, but just not my style and not very versatile; could also see a cogent argument for tossing the third
    Green: keep both; toss the one on the right if you have to, but if you do, let me have it
     
  15. aj_del

    aj_del Senior member

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    Thanks Spoo and DC for your comments Group V - Yellow group (particularly shitty pic) [​IMG]
     
  16. aj_del

    aj_del Senior member

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    Group VI - Blue group II [​IMG]
     
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    Group VII - Dark grey [​IMG]
     
  18. aj_del

    aj_del Senior member

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    Group VIII - Light grey

    [​IMG]
     
  19. MalfordOfLondon

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    Group V - would probably ditch both but keep the left one if you need a yellow
    Group VI - Keep 2nd. Oh and maybe 3rd for the summer
    Group VII - Keep, Keep, Ditch, Keep, Ditch, Keep, Ditch
    Group VIII - Keep, Ditch, Keep, Ditch, Keep
     
  20. SpooPoker

    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    Group VI - Blue group II

    lose, lose, keep, keep

    Group VII - Dark grey

    lose the first, keep the rest

    Group VIII - Light grey

    keep, lose, keep, keep, lose
     

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