Knit ties: point bottom or square bottom

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Kent Wang, Oct 21, 2008.

  1. gdl203

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    You can find square bottom knit absolutely everywhere, and at all price points. I'm not sure why anybody here would be interested in another source for these. Point bottom OTOH are rare and I would love to find a decent source.
     
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    Sounds great, chorse. Good luck with it, and keep us posted.

    Personally, I like both. Point appeals because it's unusual and a bit dressier, and because pointed ends look nice in wider sizes, unlike square. Square, on the other hand, has a casual charm that, until recently, wasn't seen too often.
     
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    Gdl makes a good point. However, a source for dotted/patterned knits is always welcome.
     
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    Square bottom knits are only for Brown grads who work for the ACLU.

    Well, I most certainly don't work for the ACLU. I don't care nearly enough about civil liberties.
     
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    Point bottom knit ties are pointless. Revel in the knittie goodness of the tie, or just get a different tie if you want a point.
     
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    a source for dotted/patterned knits is always welcome.

    ditto !



    (with a point bottom)
     
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    Point bottom knit ties are pointless. Revel in the knittie goodness of the tie, or just get a different tie if you want a point.

    Hating pointed knits is like hating grenadines, or kittens.
     
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    I would love to find a knit tie with a pointed bottom but so far have had no luck. I would never wear a square-bottomed version -- just looks weird to me. My wife also hates them.
     
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    Who makes point bottoms anyway? No brands come to mind though I've certainly seen one here and there. Do these companies specialize in making point bottoms, or do they primarily make squares and just do a few points on the side?

    Kilgour has fantastic ones that appear to me to be made by Drake's:

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    I also have bunch from Jay Kos that seen to be from the usual set of Italian makers, so I would think that can be specified with the manufacturer.

    I like the Drake's-sourced knits the best.


    - B
     
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    Point bottom knit ties are pointless. Revel in the knittie goodness of the tie, or just get a different tie if you want a point.
    Agree. It is like putting a spoiler on your truck.
     
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    Stop the presses ! Opinions and expressions of personal taste are no longer required. The Oracles have spoken

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    Stop the presses ! Opinions and expressions of personal tastes are no longer required. The Oracles have spoken

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    Finally, someone recognizes our authority.
     
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    Hating pointed knits is like hating grenadines, or kittens.

    I like grenadines. Kittens, not so much.
     
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    Chunky knit - square bottom
    Tight knit - Either, depending on taste

    EI
     
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