Would you wear a congruent tie?

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The internet is aflame smouldering with news of the congruent tie. It’s a tie which is made so that the stripes on the knot and the rest of the tie match up.

It’s a godsend for anal types but I’m not sure that anyone else would really notice? It also seems like the change in direction of fabric removes any of the satisfying dimpling and folding which makes tie-knotting such a dark art. Eric Glennie have a whole range of congruent ties in various stripes and they also have a really cool silk neck chain.

We want to know what tie-supremo Alexander Olch would make of these ties, in the meantime why don’t you give us your tuppence worth by taking our poll below:

By admin | May 27th, 2009

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jeffrey-Hunter/100000311221581 Jeffrey Hunter

    I really like this idea however I actually have always thought that the necktie knot is supposed contrast the design pattern of the rest of the tie.  None-the-less I have posted an introduction and a link to this article on

    About Ties – A Necktie Patent – the Congruent Necktie