Vanda Fine Clothing

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  1. VRaivio

    VRaivio Senior member

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    Anyone familiar with this Singapore-based maker yet? They have some wonderful pocket squares made from vintage kimono silk along with an embroidery service. I'm pondering whether to try them out or not.

    http://vandafineclothing.com/
     


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    No, we don't know the couple.:satisfied:
     




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    They arguably make some of the best ties in the world,easily rivaling if not exceeding the more established and famous names.

    I have 2 ties from them and they are exquisite.
     


  4. VRaivio

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    +1

    I have ties from the likes of Drakes, Hober and Cappelli; I'd put Vanda up there with them any day.
     


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    +2. Vanda's ties and pocket squares are great and Gerald and Diana are incredibly nice and run a great business.

    It's worth noting, though, that their ties are not like the usual department store ties - they are beautifully made, with quite a thin lining and an "untipped" end. I like that, and so do a lot of others here on SF, but it might not be to everyone's taste.
     


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    +3

    Just pulled the trigger last week on 2 of their fall collection squares...arrived from Singapore in 3 days...absolutely fantastic. At this rate the majority of my squares are going to be Vanda very soon.

    And of all the squares I wear, I am most consistently complimented on the Vanda ones.
     


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    I ordered 2 ties the other day. WOW they are not only beautifully made but they arrived before I closed the browser (not really but close). They were a great choice!!!
     


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    Ordered last night the Green-White Pindots and the Burnt Chocolate Wool Crepe. As much as I love the Solid Chocolate Shantung, I had to give a little nod to functionality. Two brown ties at this early stage in my tie collection would be a little too much.

    I really like Diana & Gerald's philosophy - which is incorporated into the website and their products - but most importantly, I absolutely love (from what I've seen so far) the construction, materials, finish and elegance. Beautiful, exquisite products. I was also pleasantly surprised at the price (given the exchange rate for sterling).

    Now I need to scour SF for inspiration on what shirt colours work best with burnt chocolate.
     


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    Any issues with customs? I ordered once from Sam Hober and Swedish Customs bent me over and ravaged me in a most unsympathetic way. I hope items from Singapore will not be hit as hard, really digging the Chinese Zodiac pocket squares, perfect birthday gifts!
     


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    I'll be able to tell you in a few days when mine arrives :)
     


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    Argh! I wish you'd told me! :)
     


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    Leaves, I got mine through the courier's service and they nearly beat me with VAT, customs, handling. You can only keep fingers crossed.
     


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