Our tie is made to measure, you choose:
– the construction: 3, 5 or 7 plies
– the dimensions: width (3, 3.15, 3.35 and 3.5 inches) and length (58, 59 or others)
If you wish to have your initials embroidered, you will be able to specify them on the order page.
3, 5 or 7 plies ?
3 plies: a tie folded three times on itself. This is the lightest variation because less material is used. This is a good solution if you choose a thicker material.
5 plies: an intermediate construction, which will hold better but is still quite light. There is a little more material, and always a woollen interlining to give consistency to the whole.
7 plies: they are entirely made from the shell of the tie, folded and folded on itself. They are therefore completely free of interlinings. The hand and the fall obtained thanks to this construction are sublime.
Choose the right length and width of the tie:
For length, three criteria are taken into account:
– your heights
– your favorite pants: and how you wear them (high or normal size?)
– the style you want: for a classic business wear you will have a small panel that comes to the same length as the big one, while for a more sartorial style you will let the small panel exceed the big one.
And for width, here’s what you need to consider:
– your build: 7.5 to 8 if you’re thinner, more if you’re taller.
– your wardrobe: the width of your tie should be proportional to the width of your jacket lapels and shirt collar.
Note that it is possible to be thin and wear a suit with wide lapels, an imposing shirt collar and a tie 8.5 or even 9 cm wide. However, the opposite is strictly not recommended.
Style and pattern tips
Madder ties are produced by only a few workshops in the world, through a long and complex process that allows for bright, rich colors and marked contrasts with usually red, mustard, indigo blue etc.. The touch is also very particular, velvety and almost powdery.
It is distinguished by the use of Madder: madder (a natural reddish colouring agent) which makes the colours more vivid and gives it
The silk is first boiled and then immersed in a madder bath (the famous Madder, a natural red dye) which gives it a lively colour and a special touch.