This navy blue tie is anything but what you would expect from a classic tie like this. First of all, it is not make of silk but of a crisp mohair-wool fresco cloth that is very breezy and drapes beautifully. It is almost impossible to make this fabric wrinkle, and hence it is fantastic for travel. The finish is matte and not shiny but likewise not dull but with a sophisticated lustre.
The coarse oxford weave provides this tie with texture and character and when you wear it the color may be navy but anything else is extraordinary about that tie. Of course it is handsewn with the Fort Belvedere signature thread and the interlining is made of fine Italian Merino wool. Every man should start his tie collection with a solid blue navy tie, and this is the perfect first tie to have in one's wardrobe.
What makes this Navy Fresco Oxford 3-fold Tie so special?
1. Fort Belvedere sources this unusual wool - mohair blend from an exquisite Italian mill.
2. The tie is completely handmade / hand sewn and the thin interlining is made of merino wool, which is wonderfully soft.
3. High quality finishing touches: untipped and self tipped versions available, signature green 3-ply silk yarn from Germany so you can enjoy this tie for years to come. While other ties' thread rips over time, this silk thread is sturdy and at the same time the Fort Belvedere hallmark
4. Fort Belvedere offers 3 different sizes so that each man can attain the best proportions for their height and trouser style.
SHORT - for men that are 5'8" - 173 cm or shorter
REGULAR - for men that are around 5'11 - 180cm tall
LONG for men that are 6'3" - 190cm or taller
Navy Fresco Oxford Tie Style Tips
Most modern, and especially inexpensive ties have thick polyester interlinings and only allow for thick, bulky tie knots. On the other hand Fort Belvedere ties, use all wool interlinings that are elastic and result into a fantastic knot. you need not be limited to only one shape. Elegant gentlemen such as Prince Charles, or John F. Kennedy preferred worn smaller, elegant four-in-hand tie knots. Fort Belvedere allows you to tie small, regular and big tie knots! Choose the correct size tie for your stature for small and normal size tie knots, or chose the next longer tie for Balthus or double Windsor knots.
This navy tie can be worn year round with all kinds of fabrics. It looks good paired with a white crips shirt and a blue suit but also with a patterned shirt and a soft flannel flencheck sport coat. A solid navy tie is one of those wardrobe staples any many must have because without it you simply can't claim to be well dressed.
How to Store This Tie
Begin by untying the knot it in the opposite way you tied it; never store ties knotted! Roll it up for a day to allow the wrinkles to relax, and then hang on a tie rack in your closet.
Signature Green Gift Box
This tie comes in a heavy Fort Belvedere gift box.
If you have any questions, about tie sizes, or if you need help choosing a tie for yourself or if you want to buy it as a gift, please get in touch with us, we are more than happy to help you.
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