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The Ugly Tie

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Caustic Man, Jan 23, 2013.

  1. Big Texas

    Big Texas Senior member

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    You'd actually be surprised what types of items randomly show up with hideous freebies. I bought a really nice, discreet Marinella tie a few years back. It came with a Jerry Garcia-esque freebie in fine polyester. It gave new meaning to the phrase "I can't even give this thing away."
     
  2. bgoodwi

    bgoodwi Member

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    It's really not that bad. I always get awful ties from relatives for Christmas. The worst one has dancing Tabasco sauce bottles on it with matching pocket square. At least no one thought it was a good idea to buy yours.
     
    Last edited: Jan 24, 2013
  3. gcraya

    gcraya Member

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    I like this idea. I found a tie at my church's lost and found, that was black with saltwater tropical fish on it. I took it apart and used it to make a pocket square. It looks awesome like that, but as a tie [​IMG]
     
  4. vute

    vute New Member

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    I have couple of ties that I keep only because they are ugly.

    I often buy ties when I travel (as a memento), and if I do not find sth. that I like, I get the ugliest I can find. Here look at those: (left to right: China, Germany, S. Korea, SAR, USA - all extremely well made except the last but utterly unwearable).

    I will keep them if I have space on my tie rack.

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