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The Howard Yount Striped Knit Tie Design Challenge!

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by chorse123, Apr 14, 2009.

  1. chorse123

    chorse123 Stylish Dinosaur

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    Contest is now closed to new entries. Finalists will be announced soon. This spring, HowardYount.com is carrying its first flat-weave silk knit ties (made in Italy, finished by hand). The navy, red. and cream stripe (below) in particular turned out wonderfully, and I will be ordering new designs soon. To that end, we are running our first contest! TO ENTER: Post a drawing/mock-up of your unique design for a striped knit tie. THE PRIZE: A free Howard Yount knit tie, made in Italy to your design. And bragging rights. Rules All designs must be original designs. There is no limit to the number of entries per SF member. Entries must be posted by the deadline of 11:59 P.M. EDT April 30th, 2009. By submitting your design you agree to the use of said designs by HowardYount.com. A group of finalists will be selected by HowardYount.com, with the winner chosen among the finalists by a Styleforum member vote. Designs can use any two or more colors. HowardYount.com will endeavor to faithfully reproduce the winning design, with colors matched to a palette of around 40 shades. Navy, Red, and Cream Flat-woven Silk Knit [​IMG]
     


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    Parker Distinguished Member Dubiously Honored

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    eric glennie Senior Member

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    No thanks, I am holding off for the European Fashion Awards. The CFDA wont return my emails.
     


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    texas_jack Stylish Dinosaur

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    No thanks, I am holding off for the European Fashion Awards. The CFDA wont return my emails.
    don't be a hater
     


  5. chorse123

    chorse123 Stylish Dinosaur

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    [​IMG]

    You should post a design or two. Anything from the basic two color to the outrageous is fair game!
     


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    srivats Distinguished Member

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    I really like that navy/cream/red tie. Will be ordering one soon!
     


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    I really like that navy/cream/red too. Reminds me of a coral snake. I'd like something in a black/sea foam/dark green similar to the navy/cream/red above.
     


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    I want to join! Im very competitive. [​IMG] I have no idea how to transfer my ideas from my mind onto an internet post [​IMG]
     


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    robin Stylish Dinosaur

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    Messy stripes! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     


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    [​IMG] thank god I am not a designer, managed to be both derivative and not very good. Anyway, the green was meant to be more like a forest in spring time, and the black stripes probably thinner, the thing is meant to look spring like. Vmans blue one wins for me so far.
     


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    awxg Senior Member

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    Whoops, I missed the part about stripes only. Thanks for the heads up TBSDSpaniard.

    Here are my updated entries:

    1.) Navy background, alternating periwinkle and cream stripes

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    2.) Burgundy background, alternating cream and navy stripes

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    emmanuel Distinguished Member

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    Hoiw are you guys making these designs?
     


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    2 1/4" Wide Tie
    3 - 1/2" Stripes, 1/4" Apart
    Top stripe is 12" up from the bottom end of the tie

    BTW, if you dont use this, how much is it to make a sample?
     


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    BTW, if you dont use this, how much is it to make a sample?

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