The rich texture of this dark brown shantung silk tie brings just the right kind of contrast to otherwise basic and simple outfits, and is a perfect option for balancing office and off-duty looks. Handmade in Italy. 100% silk.
Dark brown shantung tie with hand rolled edges
A shantung silk tie is an option for men whose knowledge of style is above average. Due toitsrough surface,shantung silk ties are particularlysuited tomore relaxedyetstill dressed-up styles.
Shantung silk is named after the part of China from where it originates,a province locatedon the east coast of the North China plain. DLA shantung silk ties are made by handand feature aslightly rough,woven fabricwithuneven silk yarns. The result isasoft and variably textured, slightly crispytie. This fabric makes every DLA shantung silk tie unique, and the rough surface makes it particularly suited to relaxed yet elevated styles.
How to wear a shantung silk tie
The texture of shantung silk is a nice way to bring a little contrast to otherwise basic and simple outfits. It works well with constructedorsoftly tailored jackets. As the material itself is quite phenomenal and likely to attract attention,my advice is to opt for simple and plain combinations.
Pair it with heavier tweed or flannel fabrics during the colder months,and with linen or smooth and lightweight wools during spring and summer. Shantung is alsorecommendedwhenever you are looking to personalize your party attire.
Best summer casual outfits with a brown shantung tie:
Brown or olive green unstructured cotton suit
Light blue soft collar shirt
White linen pocket square with blue contrast borders
Brown suede tassel loafers
Width: 8 cm (≈3.15 inches)
Length: 150 cm (≈59 inches)
Handmade in Italy
Material - shantung silk:
The most notable feature of shantung silk ties isitsdurable, textured feel. This is a result of the dupioni silkspinning process, but the double strands of the yarnsarenot separated. Traditionally Shantung silk has been woven manually from uneven yarns, which results in a soft and variably textured silk.
DLA shantung silk ties are soft but slightly crisp. They feature rich texture,and themany little knots or slubs on the surface of the clothgive it a charming, uneven look.
Our ties are crafted in Northern Italy by a family business that has been making high quality neckwear for decades. All aspects of production are done inside the family-run factory, from cutting fabrics to tip making, stitching and finishing the ties.
DLA essential ties are made by using the classic, light and minimalistic three-fold construction and feature light interlining that helps the tie keep its shape, drape on the wearer, and shake out wrinkles after wear. The essential line is for them for who a good drape, beautiful knot and functionality are more important than the number of folds.
DLA ties are subtle yet refined. There are no striking brand tags or visible logos. We want you to love wearing them purely for the quality and feel they feature.