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kfresh

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I've been considering buying a tie as a christmas gift. Which designer is considered higher end/higher quality?

Calvin Klein or Kenneth Cole NY?

Any input is greatly appreciated - thanks in advance
 

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Originally Posted by kfresh
I've been considering buying a tie as a christmas gift. Which designer is considered higher end/higher quality? Calvin Klein or Kenneth Cole NY? Any input is greatly appreciated - thanks in advance
They're both shit.
 

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Originally Posted by Sanguis Mortuum
They're both shit.

well that didnt really help and price range is $40-70; not trying to get the absolute best here.
 

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i think what the guy above was trying to say, is that you would get better value if you burned the money
 

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thanks so far for the help -- currently browsing through the different suggested sites you guys listed.

i'm particular interested in the brands with the slimmer ties: 2.6"-2.8". any suggestions?
 

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def check ehaberdasher.com they have many great ties from lots of great brands right in your price range and ben over there is a stand up guy
 

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+1 for Kent Wang. Awesome customer service.
 

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Originally Posted by kfresh
I've been considering buying a tie as a christmas gift. Which designer is considered higher end/higher quality?

Calvin Klein or Kenneth Cole NY?

Any input is greatly appreciated - thanks in advance


They are the same quality. You don't even have to spend $40-70 for a tie at this level. Marshalls, T.J. Maxx, Filene's Basement, Loehmann's, etc all have skinny ties from these brands (and sometimes better brands) for $12.99 to $19.99. Macy's also sometimes has these ties on sale for 40% to 50% off retail.
 

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Originally Posted by kfresh
well that didnt really help and price range is $40-70; not trying to get the absolute best here.

should help a lot. he answered youre question...they are shit. and if youre price range is 40-70, you have the opportunity to get a real quality tie. check the b&s...i know for a fact theres a dozen ties in that price range.

As a matter of fact, they are both probably made in the same sweatshop, but with different tags attached to them.
 

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Originally Posted by kfresh
thanks so far for the help -- currently browsing through the different suggested sites you guys listed.

i'm particular interested in the brands with the slimmer ties: 2.6"-2.8". any suggestions?


If you are considering alternatives to the options you mentioned originally, check out www.thetiebar and SF members who sell ties. Tie Bar and at least one SF member I know of have attractive slimmer ties available.
 

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I paid $66 for a Brioni tie at Off Saks during one of their sales a few weeks ago. Check and see if they have a sale going on. Their ties go on sale @30-40% off sometimes.
 

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