Napoli Coast / Carlo Franco?

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  1. Kent Wang

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    At that price, I'd much rather get a custom tie from Sam Hober for around $120.
     


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    I guess someone is going to have to buy one to see the sales tax and invoicing data!

    EDIT: never mind.
     


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    It isn't like these are good looking ties.
     


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    You like it, the motion sickness?

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    It isn't like these are good looking ties.

    Well, some of them aren't hideous but none of them grab me.
     


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  7. Cantabrigian

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    I WILL DO AS YOU COMMAND.
    That's my power tie. [​IMG]
     


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    It looks a bit like one of those Seaman & Stern designs.
     


  9. itsstillmatt

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    It looks a bit like Seaman.
    Fixed, but without tails.
     


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    It looks a bit like one of those Seaman & Stern designs.

    Jeez, when you insult someone, you take no prisoners.


    BTW, after handling a CF tie, I really don't know what the hubbub was all about. Construction was relatively mediocre. Silk was mediocre. Designs were atrocious. This guy is probably using the same vendor so I'll feel the same way about these ties, except that some are not atrocious.
     


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    It looks a bit like one of those Seaman & Stern designs.

    Jeez, when you insult someone, you take no prisoners.


    BTW, after handling a CF tie, I really don't know what the hubbub was all about. Construction was relatively mediocre. Silk was mediocre. Designs were atrocious. This guy is probably using the same vendor so I'll feel the same way about these ties, except that some are not atrocious.


    I had never really looked at those, but good god are those ugly. WTF inspired these?

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    The one CF tie I own was quite well made, I thought, and holds its own next to unlined seven-folds from better-known makers. Many of the designs were not to my taste. Many of Napoli Franco's ties are not to my taste either.
     


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    http://napolicoast.com/catalog/produ...products_id=29


    This is OK. But not remarkable.


    That's my favorite of the bunch as well.

    The one CF tie I own was quite well made, I thought, and holds its own next to unlined seven-folds from better-known makers. Many of the designs were not to my taste. Many of Napoli Franco's ties are not to my taste either.

    I had a similar impression - the construction and silk quality are good on the one Carlo Franco I have.
     


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    I had never really looked at those, but good god are those ugly. WTF inspired these?


    and aren't they over $200? Do the Brits hate us that much? [​IMG]
     


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