Block Stripe Untipped Silk Jacquard Tie – Burgundy/ Olive
Untipped 3-folded woven silk tie with hand rolled edges.
* Width: 8 cm (≈3.15 inches)
* Length: 150 cm (≈59 inches)
* Construction: 3-fold
* Handrolled blades
* Handmade in Italy
Imagine your favourite unconstructed sport coat. It is light, comfortable and wears beautifully. It is sporty and casual, yet elegant and refined. Our untipped ties are just like that sport coat – By removing the tipping (the fabric used to line the backside of a tie) we achieve a beautiful, light drape that is ideal for a downplayed, elegant look.
Chinese legend has it that silk was first discovered by the beautiful concubine Lei Zu. She was drinking tea in a garden when some wild cocoons dropped in her bowl. As she tried to remove them, she saw the fine strings of silk that seemed to go on forever. While we cannot for certain say who discovered silk, we can trace its use back to ancient China. Via the silk route the material reached Europe where it became a luxury worthy of royalty. The lustre and delicate feel of silk make them ideal for smart outfits in any season.
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