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H.N. White - Handmade English Ties - Official Affiliate Thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by hnwhite, Sep 23, 2015.

  1. hnwhite

    hnwhite Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    Hi folks,

    I wanted to take this opportunity to introduce a project I have been working on for some time. I’m pleased to present H.N White; A carefully curated collection of ties, completely handmade in England.

    Some of you might know me as @inimitable . I’ve been fairly active in the B&S area as both a seller and buyer (probably more buying than necessary [​IMG]).

    I know there are several excellent tie makers around the world and indeed among the community here. However I really thought that the UK was missing a quality tie offering to compete with the best, and at a competitive price point. My aim is to create a unique collection of ties in different, interesting fabrics plus of course some classic wardrobe staples. Rather than offering everything, in every colour, I wanted to pick and choose what I think are desirable and unique creations.

    The fabrics have been sourced by myself and include printed silks from Macclesfield in both 36 and 50oz varieties, printed wools again from Macclesfield and the inimitable Grenadine from Como. I’ve also chosen some vintage and deadstock fabrics such as flannel from Fox Bros and lightweight jacketings from Dugdale and Huddersfield Fine Worsteds which make for some fine ties. Each tie is made individually, by hand, in a small workshop in England.

    I have long term plans for this brand which extend beyond ties, but for the meantime I hope you enjoy my humble offering. I’m happy to answer any questions and indeed take requests for particular fabrics or discuss ideas.

    I’m extending a 20% discount for a short time to SF members using the code ‘sf20’. If you place an order before midnight GMT 27/9/15, I will refund your worldwide postage costs too. Just send me a PM to let me know your order number.

    Cheers,

    Harry

    P.S. A big thank you to all of the guys I've been in PM discussion with over the last couple of weeks. Your support makes this possible.

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  2. SpooPoker

    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    From what I see up there, thats a fantastic start. Welcome to affiliateship and all the very best of luck with your sales! :slayer:
     
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  3. hnwhite

    hnwhite Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    Kind words from a true SF legend...[​IMG]
     
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  4. NickInTO

    NickInTO Senior member

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    Best of luck with the venture!

    To the community - I already own the brown linen. It's a great colour and weight, ties a very nice knot and drapes beautifully.

    Looking forward to watching the collection develop.
     
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  5. jrd617

    jrd617 Senior member

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    Some great stuff here
     
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  6. Cleav

    Cleav Senior member Moderator

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    Welcome Harry and if luck were needed (!) may you have a shed full!

    PS I can confirm this is good stuff, of which I have no doubt

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  7. Quesjac

    Quesjac Senior member

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    Very exciting to see in the UK, I look forward to trying them.
     
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  8. Coxsackie

    Coxsackie Senior member

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    Kopped. PM sent.

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    There's a lot of other good stuff on the site too. But these two are unlike anything I have.
     
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  9. Cleav

    Cleav Senior member Moderator

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    Good choices Cox

    That Fox Brothers Flannel is lovely :nodding:
     
  10. Murlsquirl

    Murlsquirl Senior member Moderator

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    Welcome aboard, Harry.
     
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  11. othertravel

    othertravel Senior member

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    I love it! And credit to Harry for being honest about whether the ties are hand printed or digitally printed.

    @Cleav Can you comment on the quality? Are we talking about Drake's like quality?
     
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  12. Jamesgatz

    Jamesgatz Senior member

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    Here's another shout-out from a customer who bought two (burgundy grenadine and blue macclesfield). Excellent product and service.
     
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  13. othertravel

    othertravel Senior member

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    Did they deduct VAT?
     
  14. Cleav

    Cleav Senior member Moderator

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    The two I bought are quite different but only in a 'horses for courses' context, the quality of both however is very high.

    The blue macclesfield has a lightweight lining and I've tied a DFIH there, perfect.

    The dark blue cashmere is superb too, ties a lovely knot.

    Both are finished excellently.

    I may try a medium weight lining too next time out.

    In conclusion the service is excellent and Harry couldn't be more accommodating. :nodding:
     
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    Jamesgatz Senior member

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    I am based within the EU.
     
  16. othertravel

    othertravel Senior member

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    @hnwhite do you deduct VAT for outside EU?
     
  17. hnwhite

    hnwhite Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    VAT is not charged for anyone. Therefore the price you see if the price you pay regardless of location. PM me if you would like me to elaborate further, which I'm more than happy to do.
     
  18. comrade

    comrade Senior member

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    Beautiful!
    My kind of ties.
    What is the standard width?
    Thanks.
     
  19. hnwhite

    hnwhite Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    Thanks! All tie are 3.5 inches (9cm) as standard.
     
  20. hnwhite

    hnwhite Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    Hi guys,

    Just a quick reminder that if you make a purchase before midnight tonight (UK time) I will refund your postage costs worldwide. Just send me a quick PM. You can also take 20% off your order with the code "sf20"

    Thanks to all that have ordered ties so far. Look forward to hearing your feedback here.
     

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