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How long till Hermes cartoon/icon ties are laughably outdated? (like acid wash jeans)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Reevolving, Jul 5, 2010.

  1. onix

    onix Senior member

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    Generally, the kind of person who would wear an Hermes hippo tie is the kind of person I would least like to hang out with for an afternoon/evening... one of those people who think you can inject "fun" and "whimsicality" into your wardrobe using little cartoon characters.

    i need the hippo tie and the one with the bear sitting on a small island.

    generally, the kind of person who would judge me by the kind of tie i would wear is the kind of person i would least like to hang out with for an afternoon/evening...


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    one of those people who think you can inject "fun" and "whimsicality" into your wardrobe using little cartoon characters.

    What about fun and whimsical cartoon character avatars [​IMG]?
     
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    Sorry for the poor quality photo. But no matter how curmudgeonly you are, you can't not love this design. It's aristocratic centaurs! That's not gimmicky or toddler fashion. It's genius is what it is.
     
  4. Philip1978

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    i want this hippo tie

    +1
     
  5. Bull

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    An Hermes tie will always indicate good taste and an appropriate level of WASPy tongue-in-cheek humor.

    So, "never ever," if that makes sense.
     
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    i want this hippo tie

    x2. I want a Hippo tie, now.
     
  9. HomerJ

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    I see these around. They're incredibly stupid. Generally, the kind of person who would wear an Hermes hippo tie is the kind of person I would least like to hang out with for an afternoon/evening... one of those people who think you can inject "fun" and "whimsicality" into your wardrobe using little cartoon characters. Wear good clothes instead.
    You read all that from a tie? [​IMG]
     
  10. Makeshift_Robot

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    You read all that from a tie? [​IMG]

    Sure. At some point, the guy wearing that tie walked into a store that sells luxury goods, walked past all the beautiful examples of craftmanship and style, and paid Hermes money for a "fun" tie.

    I don't want to hang out with someone who has done that.
     
  11. Philip1978

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    Sure. At some point, the guy wearing that tie walked into a store that sells luxury goods, walked past all the beautiful examples of craftmanship and style, and paid Hermes money for a "fun" tie.

    I don't want to hang out with someone who has done that.


    Maybe he already owns all those other ties.
     
  12. LabelKing

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    I would prefer a hippo-print dress shirt.
     
  13. onix

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    Sure. At some point, the guy wearing that tie walked into a store that sells luxury goods, walked past all the beautiful examples of craftmanship and style, and paid Hermes money for a "fun" tie.

    I don't want to hang out with someone who has done that.


    Interesting.

    1. B&S people will disagree.

    2. Now this is a situation, let me know what you think about me: we both come to a mutual friend's summer casual cocktail party. This is the first time we met, and never heard about each other. I wear regular MC stuffs with a sport coat and a navy hippo tie. What can you tell about me?
     
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    Interesting.

    1. B&S people will disagree.

    2. Now this is a situation, let me know what you think about me: we both come to a mutual friend's summer casual cocktail party. This is the first time we met, and never heard about each other. I wear regular MC stuffs with a sport coat and a navy hippo tie. What can you tell about me?


    (SF member answer)
    Why isnt he wearing a pocket square?
    Are those cuffs only 1"? Gawd.
    I bet he got that tie on B&S, or eBay.
    I wonder what his SF handle is.


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    Damn bro, that dude is ballin with one of those Hermes ties. He must be rich.
     
  15. MetroStyles

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    I would prefer a hippo-print dress shirt.

    I think you should commission a tie-maker to create a tie with the dinocreature in your avatar as the repeating cartoon pattern. I can see it working well on a gold backdrop.
     
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    I believe that all neckties should give expression only to the most weighty and serious concerns faced by mankind. There's just no place for whimsical designs in this vale of tears that we call earthly life. In the mid-1980s, right after the Chernobyl disaster, I bespoke a tie with a repeating pattern of deformed children. In doing so I helped to educate my peers about the importance of nuclear safety. Nobody would laugh at a tie like that, even 25 years later. I am now thinking about bespeaking a tie that would feature oil-soaked birds.
    = Winner.
    I see these around. They're incredibly stupid. Generally, the kind of person who would wear an Hermes hippo tie is the kind of person I would least like to hang out with for an afternoon/evening... one of those people who think you can inject "fun" and "whimsicality" into your wardrobe using little cartoon characters. Wear good clothes instead.
    = Loser.
    Sure. At some point, the guy wearing that tie walked into a store that sells luxury goods, walked past all the beautiful examples of craftmanship and style, and paid Hermes money for a "fun" tie. I don't want to hang out with someone who has done that.
    And if I buy a used, authentic Hermes tie on eBay for $25 how does that fit into your idiotic little schema?
     
  18. Imperator

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    And if I buy a used, authentic Hermes tie on eBay for $25 how does that fit into your idiotic little schema?


    He's got a snide little retort for that too, don't worry.
     
  19. Foxtrot

    Foxtrot Well-Known Member

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    I see these around. They're incredibly stupid. Generally, the kind of person who would wear an Hermes hippo tie is the kind of person I would least like to hang out with for an afternoon/evening... one of those people who think you can inject "fun" and "whimsicality" into your wardrobe using little cartoon characters. Wear good clothes instead.
    It may be that people who wear these ties are expressively-challenged, but your posts in this thread strike me as singularly joyless. Why so surly?
     
  20. NachoBroadway

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    I'll have a Vineyard Vines tie in the stash, looks good for my line of business which is corporate sales. The older golfing crowd get a rich snotty joy of it.
     

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