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Soporific Tie Pr0n

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Manton, Feb 18, 2009.

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  1. NorCal_1

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    Doubled my tie collection with this one. Just a few shots.


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    Wake up!
     
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    ^ Nice! I just purchased a few Drake's cashmere ties from Will at A Suitable Wardrobe. There may still be some available if you contact him. Gorgeous ties.

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    Slewfoot,those are nice. How wide are they? 3.5"? Drake RTW ties are usually skinnier than I would prefer them to be.
     
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    Thanks! They're right around 3.25 inches which is ideal for me.
     
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    Slewfoot, how can you call those soporific? Nice damn ties.
     
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    ^ Nice! I just purchased a few Drake's cashmere ties from Will at A Suitable Wardrobe. There may still be some available if you contact him. Gorgeous ties.

    Thanks for the tip, David.
     
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    Slewfoot, how can you call those soporific? Nice damn ties.

    Thanks! Well, they are classic in nature. Plus, this is the only tie thread we've got!
     
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    Thanks for the tip, David.

    My pleasure.
     
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    Actually I dont believe that this is correct and I am surprised the Drake's would write this. Probably ALL ties have one continuous thread joining the tie together. A slip stitch when you extend that thread past where the tie needs to be closed and then come around looping the thread back . You sometimes see it poking out from the bottom of where the tie is closed. Like a noose. Its purpose is to allow for greater and more free movement of the tie so that it doesnt rip when the tie is pulled up and down etc. See more in David Hober's excellent (as usual) instruction on tie making here.
    The proper way to do it is to actually sew it into the interior of the tie (as shown in the picture posted) where the two folds overlap in addition to the "four Corners" of the label or keeper.
    I was always under the impression that the purpose of the bar tack was an added (and possibly not necessary) touch to show that the tie will stay sewn closed and not to keep the interlining in place. I think that the presence of of one in an unlined tie as well as the absence in many ties (and the lining still stays in place) bears that thought out.
     
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    I've never got a Drake's tie, or indeed any other, with so much packaging. What about the environment?

    Nice tie though.

    Leon
     
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    I've never got a Drake's tie, or indeed any other, with so much packaging. What about the environment?

    Nice tie though.

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    Thank you, Leon. The box will probably be used as a doll's bed or something. My two-and-a-half-year-old is quite resourceful.
     
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    ^ Nice! I just purchased a few Drake's cashmere ties from Will at A Suitable Wardrobe.

    Does Will have an online store or do you just drop him a line?
     
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    Does Will have an online store or do you just drop him a line?

    I'd say just drop him a line and tell him you're interested in the Drake's striped cashmere ties. Feel free to forward him my post. The photos were pulled from his site.
     
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    Just got back from a trip to Europe:

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    ooooooh those are nice, apropos.
     
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    those are very nice
     
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    One more of my new favourite tie:

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    Like every single one apropos - very well done.
     

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