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Soporific Tie Pr0n

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

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  1. apropos

    apropos Senior member

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    Wools & cashmeres: [​IMG] Brioni > Doriani > Calabrese > Luciano Barbera [​IMG] Luciano Barbera > PRL ...and silks: [​IMG] Sam Hober > Zegna > E.G. Cappelli
     
  2. NOBD

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    What's the name of that Hober silk, apropos?

    The light grey wool/cashmere one looks very nice. With what do you wear it?
     
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    That green Barbera is lovely.
     
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    What's the name of that Hober silk, apropos? The light grey wool/cashmere one looks very nice. With what do you wear it?
    Midnight blue silk garza fina. FWIW to me it's a true navy blue, unlike the SH navy blue, which looks like a lighter navy blue to me. And thanks - a blue shirt, and dark grey pants, sometimes dark olive or dark brown donegal pants.
     
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    Midnight blue silk garza fina. FWIW to me it's a true navy blue, unlike the SH navy blue, which looks like a lighter navy blue to me.

    Ah, good to see one in a pic. I'm having one made in dark brown.


    And thanks - a blue shirt, and dark grey pants, sometimes dark olive pants.

    Makes sense. And a navy jacket?
     
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    Ah, good to see one in a pic. I'm having one made in dark brown.
    Excellent. I expect the usual awesome NOBD photos when it arrives, because that one (or the black) is on my list. [​IMG]
    Makes sense. And a navy jacket?
    Yes.
     
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    Excellent. I expect the usual awesome NOBD photos when it arrives, because that one (or the black) is on my list. [​IMG]

    Thanks. You've seen these of the making:

    NOBD,

    Your tie is on its way and here are some photos of the construction process:

    Here your Dark Chocolate Grenadine Garza Fina Tie has been folded, pinned and partially sewn:


    [​IMG]




    A better photo of the area where tipping usually is; note what I was trying to explain earlier - the wool interlining is perfectly fitted. Normally the interlining simply has a flat finish above the tipping area.

    The wool is naturally a lighter color so we have hand dyed the wool at our workshop, actually outside in the garden.


    [​IMG]




    Here you can see the rolled edges and finished tie:


    [​IMG]


    Large closeup photos of Grenadine Garza Grossa & Fina weaves are here:

    http://www.samhober.com/grenadinesilks/grenadine.htm

    ?
     
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    No, but now I have.

    Just out of curiosity, any particular reason why you opted for untipped?

    I usually go with self-lined tips for my grenadines - I worry about see-through on a grenadine.
     
  9. NOBD

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    No, but now I have.

    Just out of curiosity, any particular reason why opted for untipped? I usually go with self-lined tips for my grenadines - I worry about see-through on a grenadine.


    I don't really know... I wanted the rolled edges and asked if that was possible for this fabric. The only other choice I made was 3-fold/4-fold. I left the rest of the construction to David.
     
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    How happy are you? It looks beautiful. WAYWRN pic in action is required. [​IMG]
     
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    No, but now I have.

    Just out of curiosity, any particular reason why you opted for untipped?

    I usually go with self-lined tips for my grenadines - I worry about see-through on a grenadine.


    see through is nice on a grenadine
     
  13. jrd617

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    Cashmere unlined, self-tipped: [​IMG]
     
  14. NOBD

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    Nice tie, jrd.



    How happy are you? It looks beautiful. WAYWRN pic in action is required. [​IMG]

    Very happy. The colour is much deeper and more vivid than I expected, and it's beautifully made. I'll do a proper fit pic (with a different shirt) another time, but I had to try it on yesterday:

    [​IMG]
     
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    see through is nice on a grenadine
    Actually, it just looks weird.

    Very nice, NOBD.
     
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    Cashmere unlined, self-tipped:

    [​IMG]


    I likey!
     
  18. NOBD

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    Actually, it just looks weird.

    Very nice, NOBD.


    Thanks, apropos. It's definitely see-through, btw, but I don't think you'll see much of it when it's flat against your body, if you know what I mean.
     
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    I am glad that this thread is still more or less on track. You people have good taste, or most of you.
     
  20. apropos

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    Thanks, apropos. It's definitely see-through, btw, but I don't think you'll see much of it when it's flat against your body, if you know what I mean.
    You are most welcome. I know exactly what you mean, and I apologise for (by replying to TD) appearing to be making a fuss about one of my idiosyncracies. The SH rolled tips are swell, and look to be better than those on my LBs. Much closer, much neater, and perhaps a little more subtle. One more thing - beware the snags! Grenadines are quite susceptible to this.
     

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