This jacquard silk tie with fine white and blue stripes on light red has a lot of texture and depth of color. As such, it pairs well with any kind of spring summer ensemble in wool, linen, cotton, silk or blends thereof. Also, the construction is very lightweight and comfortable so it doesn't feel like you are wearing a tie.
1. Fort Belvedere sources the jacquard red striped silk from a small mill in Italy.
2. The tie is entirely handmade as well as hand sewn and the interlining is made of merino wool and 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
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, uses 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 tie pairs well with all kinds of summer fabric, especially lighter ones as it provides a good contrast. However, it is also ideal for a navy blazer because the stripes are traditional but the texture is unique providing you with a special look. You can basically wear ties tie with any solid colored shirt, and you will look stunning . Avoid boldly striped shirts in similar width, and opt for non-textured shirt to create a contrast with your tie. In regard to suit patterns, combine this silk tie with solids, and even windowpanes but shy away from most stripes unless, it's a seersucker.
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.
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.