Mens Italian Silk Ties
Our Italian Silk Tie Collection is made in Rome with Silk from Lake Como.
Our Ties are the best quality that money can buy and are exceptional value for the price. Each tie is thoughtfully designed and inspired by classic Italian styles.
HOW FAR DOWN SHOULD A PROPER TIE HANG?
Throughout history, ties have been worn at different lengths, dictated directly by the edicts of each era’s prevailing fashion. Today’s sweet spot is just at the top of or half way down the belt.
GUIDE TO APPROPRIATE TIE WIDTH
Many men mistakenly believe that the modern look is narrow or semi-narrow ties, but there is a rule of thumb that dictates the width of your tie at its widest, should be the same as the width of your jacket’s lapel. Please refer to the illustration below.tie width
Silk is a soft lustrous fibre produced by silk worms. This natural material makes the tie drape perfectly where it hangs. Silk ties have unique colourations and wonderful light reflections. Silk ties can be ironed but at the lowest heat setting only.In comparison, silk ties are more expensive than other materials.Silk is less resistant to water and stains.
It is wiser to store silk ties in a rolled up coil than on a tie rack.
Natural cotton is a material that breathes well so that it is suitable for anytime of year.
Fleecy cotton material can easily lose its shape and curl upward.
FLAX FIBRE TIES
Flax is a fluffy material that even a small breeze will ruffle.
This fibre also breathes so it is ideal for summer ties.
Flax is a relatively strong material but is likely to curl more easily.
Either woven or knitted, wool ties drape very well.
Somewhat resistant to moisture. There are many qualities of wool available but the higher ends, such as cashmere wool, can be a little pricey.
Because of their natural warming properties they are more appropriate for the cooler times of the year.