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Dimples on Ties...

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by jamiebryant, Mar 12, 2012.

  1. Digmenow

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    Not meaning to derail the thread, but your reply makes me curious: When do you wear a tie casually?
     
  3. johnvw

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    Why? Looks like the wearer tried too hard?
     
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    +1 Thanks for the pics.
     
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    When you wear it without being told to.
     
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    I just started wearing suits/ties daily and I cant get my ties to dimple anywhere near as well as some of the pics in this thread. Hopefully it gets easier with practice!
     
  7. RDiaz

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    When I first tried to dimple my ties I couldn't do it well because I wasn't using enough tie material to create it. It's hard to explain. To get Spoo's deep dimples you just have to "uncover" more of the narrow blade of the tie, so you get more cloth on the dimple itself. Try to pull the wide blade forward away from the narrow one.
     
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  8. Lord Mulberry

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    I don't like dimples, but I don't wear kipper ties and dimples look a bit daft of smaller ties. A dimple in a kravat is acceptable
     
  9. UglyJoe

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    This.... please!

    Also, always dimple. The Steve Harvey video posted earlier says everything you need to know about dimples.... if no dimples, then you are THAT GUY. Sorry!
     
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    I prefer dimples as I believe this adds more definition to the tie, however, the tie width and knot play a factor in applying it effectively. For consistancy there's always the dimple tool or clip [​IMG]
     
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    My tie always has a dimple, bugs me for it to not have one.
     
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    never!

    I guess a dimple looks good if our trying for the spazatura look everyone goes on about.
     
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    I dont think you understand what that word means.
     
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    :crackup:
     
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    It is hard for me to knot a tie without a simple and I honestly wonder how others do it. Even if I were able to do it, I'd find it very strange to wear a tie without a dimple. It just does not feel right - feels a bit like lapels what have been pressed down and creased- just strange.
     
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    Never
     
  18. Tropicalist

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    You forgot Sam Hober- ESP if you ask David to construct it for 4 in hand
     
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    QFT
     
  20. Dr P00b

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    My experience is the exact opposite of this. Many people (who don't dress formally much) think you have stuffed up the tie if there is a dimple.
     

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