Does anyone actually pay full price for neck ties?

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  1. knittieguy

    knittieguy Senior member

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    Oddly enough, for a long time the only ties I paid full price for were knit ties, because nice ones were hard to come by on sale in the US
     


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    pdial Senior member

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    I've never paid full price and don't plan on it.
     


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    I have about 50 ties and I've only paid full price for 1 tie; my only Sam Hober. I'll definitely pay full price for another Sam Hober, but for now I'm content with buying 10 ties on clearance at Century 21 during their sales.
     


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    greekonomist Senior member

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    Not typically, but I would. Especially if I ever were to order bespoke from Cappelli...and I'm really tempted to do so for some wool ties.
     


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    I pay full price for tie if I've been looking for that certain design. Life is too short to go thrifting all the time hoping to find that perfect tie.
     


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    dopey Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Generally, only for bespoke and a few Charvet pointed end bowties that I needed on short notice and that I don't think I will ever see on sale.

    But except for bespoke/special order and the occasional bowtie, I don't really buy many ties any more.
     


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    I do for custom
     


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    Only if its Hermes

    lulz
     


  10. Henry Carter

    Henry Carter Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    I paid full price for a Kent Wang 100% Cashmere, and it was worth it.

    But other than that, couldn't tell you the last time I did.
     


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    I have 15 odd ties and I have never paid full retail for almost 90% of them. I wouldn't have qualms paying full price for something I really want though...
     


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    Does paying outlet "full price" before it goes on sale there count?
     


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    I paid full price for a Kent Wang 100% Cashmere, and it was worth it. But other than that, couldn't tell you the last time I did.
    I would probably pay full price for a Kent Wang tie, but knowing that so many are out there to be had for deep discounts, and being somewhat short of gobs of money, I generally can't bring myself to pay full price.
    Full price for a full tie. I refuse to pay for a label like Hermes
    could i ask why?

    Likely because some find them somewhat garish and kitchy - as if the only point they are favored is to say "Look, I have a HÃ[​IMG]rmes tie." While some enjoy HÃ[​IMG]rmes, I find their tie patterns to be the men's equivalent of Louis Vuitton logo purses. But this is the opinion of a man who cannot afford HÃ[​IMG]rmes ties, so take it as jealousy, if you will.
     


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