Skinny ties are a perfect compliment to a slim fit shirt. They make you look modern. All the music celebs rock em to awards shows. They give you that edge, making tie look a bit less traditional; more street; more urban pizzazz.
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They have a really luxe collection if skinny ties, which all are 100% silk.
I think they'd make a great gift for Christmas, especially since they come in flat packaging which is so far unique in the market.