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Good Natured Advice Thread (improving a business wardrobe)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Claghorn, Jan 6, 2014.

  1. Claghorn

    Claghorn Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    Kulata, I've heard from a couple people that Chipp grenadines have very thick linings and as a result don't tie very good knots.
     


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    kulata Distinguished Member

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    @jungleroller no experience with the ties at all but the company that makes them have a good reputation and it's also made in the USA using imported silk from Italy. Sounds too good to be true


    Putthison recommends the ties and I read somewhere on askandy that it ties good knots. I guess I just have to find out myself but in terms of color choices I made. Deal or no deal?


    http://putthison.com/post/18498460645/the-more-affordable-grenadine-this-past-monday-i
    http://www.askandyaboutclothes.com/...Wore-One-Of-My-New-Chipp-Grenadine-Ties-Today
     
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  3. in stitches

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    @DerekS has a few Chipp grenadines, perhaps he can comment on the knots. I think he is very happy with them.
     


  4. Claghorn

    Claghorn Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    @jrd617 sold his, if I recall, due to the knots.

    I do like the color choices. Also, Henry Carter has some 7 fold grenadines for sale for like 80 bucks.
     
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    kulata Distinguished Member

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    Knot from member @IrateCustomer

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    @jrd617 selling his won't sway me otherwise. He is way more picky than I am and I haven't even seen any of his fits so... :D
     
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    The Noodles Skid Fu

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    We all have priorities in our lives. This could be children, a house in a better neighborhood, taking care of family members, etc. I do not judge people based on what kind of cars they drive. I know some idiots who live in a roach infested apartment with 4 roommates while driving a nice new Benz. I just shake my head. So what was I saying? To put it simply, it would be nice for Clags to have a nice car to go with his nice wardrobe, that's all. I started off with a 1987 Honda Civic Si hatchback in 2000 and drove that @ss into the ground...actually the front axal snapped. I live off of something called a parkway, where dickheads run red lights because they're going so fast (around 80 miles/hour) when the speed limit is 50. So I need something that will be fast enough to speed up.
     
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    I can't tie my cappelli to save my life and people love their ties so go figure.
     


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    The Noodles Skid Fu

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    I could not tie a cappelli for the life of me. It would create a tiny knot no matter what I did and the rest of the tie was just fat as heck. I will never order from him. Very rude.
     


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    that knot looks quite nice to me.
     


  10. Claghorn

    Claghorn Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    Indeed. I'm sold on Chipp
     


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    Went to order the Wine one....out of stock! sonofamotherlessgoat!!
     


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    The irony :lol:

    I do agree it's idiotic though.
     


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    Time to order some wine, then [​IMG]
     


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    Chipp's tie a fantastic knot every single time. I'm going to be grabbing a couple more of their grenadines shortly because of how great they are to tie.
     


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    I actually have a harder time getting a good knot out of Chipp grenadine tie's then I do others that I own. I bought a few a few years ago that are downright flimsy. I bought another just last year that feels like it has a thicker lining and that one is ok. The rest I got rid of. I asked him if they changed anything and he said no, but handling the more recent one vs the older it was obviously thicker and heavier.
     


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