Thursday, January 24, 2008

The Verdict Is In On This Odd Tie

The last time I saw this tie, I reserved judgment because it debuted on the webcast. Now, having viewed it on the big screen, I'm ready to render a verdict: no. This cravat, with its mulberry field and odd pattern of scarab/snowflake thingies in a kind of iridescent/opalescent white that goes all rainbow-y is just the sort of print one would find on wrapping paper in the Hallmark store at Holiday Time labeled "Designer Christmas Collection." In its efforts to look interesting and high-end, it just comes off as,