The State of Black Tie: Your Observations

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by mafoofan, Nov 22, 2011.

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  1. Mobius5

    Mobius5 Member

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    Well, you've all confirmed what I was suspecting! I guess I was hoping you'd not really see the collar behind the tie as I do like the 'Cresta fine pleat bib' as an alternative to Marcella.

    Any alternative suggestions for something similar?
     
  2. AdductorMagnus

    AdductorMagnus Well-Known Member

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    Buy it, have a tailor snip off the collar and modify the neckband to take a stiff detachable collar.
     
  3. crdb

    crdb Senior member

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    We've had a couple of exchanges already on the subject of the appropriate wing angle. I just came across this wonderful specimen illustrating the glory of only a slight bend. Behold, wearers of soft floppy triangles:

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    (from Pinterest but a quick Google reverse image search was not helpful in determining the original author)
     

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