Favourite Tie label?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by hbruce, Apr 14, 2006.

  1. Pink22m

    Pink22m Senior member

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    I like Talbott Best of Class ties, although I am quite puzzled and discouraged by their common usage of the label as the keeper. For ties in this price range, I think this is inexcusable.

    For value, I like Ike Behar ties.

    For exquisiteness, I like Ferragamo.
     
  2. Tomasso

    Tomasso Senior member

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    I am quite puzzled and discouraged by their common usage of the label as the keeper. For ties in this price range, I think this is inexcusable.

    Charvet ties have only the label as a keeper but the Paris store will add a keeper if you order bespoke.
     
  3. RJman

    RJman Posse Member Dubiously Honored

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    Yes, they did for me but they still didn't tuck the keeper into the center seam. Perhaps my French...
     
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    Mulberrywood
    Charvet
    Leonard
    Zegna
    Hermes
    Paul Smith
    Pagonis Athens
    YSL
     
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    Morris Senior member

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    Charvet.
     
  6. skalogre

    skalogre Senior member

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    Mulberrywood
    Charvet
    Leonard
    Zegna
    Hermes
    Paul Smith
    Pagonis Athens
    YSL


    I just had to find the company after you mentioned it. What a great name for a clothing firm, Pagonis [​IMG] Some nice stuff on their site. I will have to check it out when I next end up in Athens.
     
  7. norcaltransplant

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    Marinella: Can't afford them, and rarely discounted.
    Nicky: The backbone of my tie wardrobe
    Dunhill: Wovens for Ernest
    Drake's
    Holliday and Brown: Marinella on a budget
     
  8. romafan

    romafan Senior member

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    I have some older Hermes ties that I stiil enjoy...

    Current favorites:
    Battistoni: C21 has them for $35 or so - very nice ties
    Holliday & Brown: ditto, but approaching $40 - super!
    L. Barbera: ditto
    Borrelli
    Kiton

    Nifty newcomers:
    Barba: got one from edmorel - beautiful
    C. Franco: finally took the plunge - a winner!; have to admit I got a little nervous when I started to read the NYT's and felt knot slowly begin to tighten [​IMG]
     
  9. skalogre

    skalogre Senior member

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    I have some older Hermes ties that I stiil enjoy...

    Current favorites:
    Battistoni: C21 has them for $35 or so - very nice ties
    Holliday & Brown: ditto, but approaching $40 - super!
    L. Barbera: ditto
    Borrelli
    Kiton

    Nifty newcomers:
    Barba: got one from edmorel - beautiful
    C. Franco: finally took the plunge - a winner!; have to admit I got a little nervous when I started to read the NYT's and felt knot slowly begin to tighten [​IMG]


    LMAO!
     
  10. Zubberah

    Zubberah Senior member

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    Richard James - Modernist interpretation of boring Charvet
    Leonard - Modernist interpretation of boring Hermes

    Kiton and Armani get my vote as ugliest and most boring ties ever made.
     
  11. SGladwell

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    I guess I'll be the first unoriginal one here and say that my favorite tie brands are Kiton (7-fold) and the Brionis of several years ago that had a printed pattern atop a woven texture/pattern, the Brioni script screened on (prior to the golden plaque), and the floating self-fabric tie keeper.
     
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    Tomasso Senior member

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    boring Charvet


    If you walk into Charvet( Paris), I'll bet that you wet your pants(in a good way).
     
  13. RJman

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    If you walk into Charvet( Paris), I'll bet that you wet your pants(in a good way).
    Ask to look at their 7-folds and you'll wet your pants laughing.

    The Charvet ties all over that floor are gorgeous; as a fellow RJ fan most of them don't do all that much for me although they have one new design that is nice.

    Re: the above comments on H&B -- the last H&B I purchased retail cost more than Marinella at Bergdorfs', so I can't call it the poor man's Marinella. It's the prevalence and lack of recognition that keep it easier to find at a reasonable price at C21, etc. Saks' site says the ties are now made in Italy. AFAIK everything else of theirs inc pocket squares already is. I'm wearing a H&B tie from yoox right now, a beautifully deep yellow paisley tie. Impeccable.
     
  14. AnGeLiCbOrIs

    AnGeLiCbOrIs Affiliate Vendor

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    I don't actually own any but I saw a large selection of Italo Ferretti ties today and was simply blown away. Especially for those interested in printed ties, they were truly something to behold.

    I also really dig FIG ties from Daniel Figueredo.
     
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    Ike Behar
    Faconnable
    Paul Smith
    Robert Talbott
    Charvet
     

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