I need your help.

If anyone knows where a guy can get a 3 1/8″ to 3 3/8″ (about 8 to 8.5cm) wide neck tie, please let me know. This, of course, is the width at the widest point. I’m 170lbs and 6ft tall, and have decided this is the perfect width of tie–on the narrower side from the standard 3 1/2″+ wide you normally find, but not at all questionable as businesswear. Please leave responses in comments with any leads as I’m really trying to just go to a store like a normal person to find such ties as opposed to rummaging through discount stores for random one-offs that arent tacky or damaged (nearly impossible feat). I will make a formal post out of the findings complete with pictures and prices as a guide for us all next week.

Thanks all!

So far I’ve got this from Charles Tyrwhitt:

8cm (3 1/8 inches) blade

8cm (3 1/8 inches) blade

10 Responses to “I need your help.”
  1. Finsen says:

    Aren’t 3 1/8″ to 3 3/8″ ties pretty common?? A quick check at Banana Republic and Ralph Lauren shows that most of their ties are all in that range.

  2. Finsen says:

    Aren’t 3 1/8″ and 3 3/8″ ties pretty common?? A quick check at Banana Republic and Ralph Lauren shows that most of their ties are in that width range.

  3. justinho says:

    The Tyrwhitt skinny tie is a nice size. I have one and am roughly your size/weight. Of course, almost anything from Tyrwhitt is great!

  4. dave says:

    Express slim ties are near that size….maybe a little smaller

  5. Ben says:

    3.25–3.5″ is pretty much the norm for modern (non-skinny) ties, no?

    Google shopping results. Try playing around with the keywords, eg, “3.25” wide” tie, “3-1/4″ wide” necktie, etc.

  6. Amber says:

    Boss Black ties (I know they’re available at Nordstrom) are all that width.

  7. Andrew says:

    Target has great ties at this size for about $20. Good luck!

  8. NSK says:

    Just get any tie you want, then have a good tailor narrow the tie for you. There are companies that expressly do this (tiecrafters comes to mind), but really, any confident, experienced tailor can do this for you. I’ve had countless ties narrowed, all with great success.

    There’s a great store in Atlanta that sells Hermes and Ferragamo ties brought down to 3 – 3.25″ width. Totally cool stuff.

  9. Christopher says:

    Hey there

    I wonder if you could tell me manifactuar of the desert boots or what stores supply them.



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