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the no dimple, small dimple, and big dimple

March 1, 2012

The No Dimple, Small Dimple, And Big Dimple

Michael Alden, Jean-Claude Colban, and Yukio Akamine demonstrate the no dimple, small dimple, and big dimple.  There’s also, of course,…

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Luxury-end ties on sale at A Suitable Wardrobe

March 1, 2012

Luxury-end Ties On Sale At A Suitable Wardrobe

Luxury-end ties on sale at A Suitable Wardrobe: $65.10, down from $155

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The More Affordable Grenadine

February 29, 2012

The More Affordable Grenadine

This past Monday, I received a gold grenadine from Paul Winston. Mr. Winston, as you may know, is heir to…

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Quality as Taste

February 23, 2012

Quality As Taste

A friend of mine recently asked me for my opinion on what makes a well-made tie, and the conversation got…

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A basic wardrobe of a smart man should have at least five ties

February 23, 2012

A Basic Wardrobe Of A Smart Man Should Have At Least Five Ties

A basic wardrobe of a smart man should have at least five ties. This should include one self-coloured dark blue;…

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Rubinacci

February 22, 2012

Rubinacci

I recently wrote an article at StyleForum about Rubinacci (which you should check out), but I thought I’d post some…

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E&G Cappelli’s store is now online

February 22, 2012

E&G Cappelli’s Store Is Now Online

E&G Cappelli’s store is now online. Prices are about 80 euros (~$105) per tie, which is a bit cheaper than…

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E&G Cappelli’s Coming Webstore

February 15, 2012

E&G Cappelli’s Coming Webstore

I know of maybe four or five neckwear operations in Naples, but only two are particularly special. The first is,…

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We Got It For Free: Marshall Anthony tie

February 9, 2012

We Got It For Free: Marshall Anthony Tie

A relatively new men’s clothier, Marshall Anthony, recently sent me one of their indigo raw silk ties. I’m usually skeptical…

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(Re)consider Buff

January 26, 2012

(Re)consider Buff

Ethan Desu recently took some wonderful photos of his colleagues at The Armoury and they reminded me of a post…

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Part two of my interview with Michael Hill

January 5, 2012

Part Two Of My Interview With Michael Hill

Part two of my interview with Michael Hill is now up at StyleForum. You can also find part one here….

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Interview with Michael Hill of Drake’s

December 21, 2011

Interview With Michael Hill Of Drake’s

I interviewed Michael Hill of Drake’s a few weeks ago for StyleForum. It was a very special opportunity for me since Michael designs…

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Drake’s Flash Auction

December 21, 2011

Drake’s Flash Auction

This seller just listed about two dozen Drake’s ties on eBay. The auctions end in eight hours and there haven’t…

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The Put This On Club Tie Returns

December 19, 2011

The Put This On Club Tie Returns

Kent Wang sends word that our collaboration, the Put This On Club Tie, is back in stock in his shop….

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