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    Collar bar with chain

    As mentioned in a previous thread, I'm going to a 1920s style ball tomorrow night. I've ordered an ASOS collar bar with a chain in the hope of recreating the 20s/30s trend of collar bars with chains passing over the knot of the tie like so:





    Are we fans of the look? And any tips you could think of for making it work?

    Bear in mind that this look will be a shameless piece of dandyism, given the theme. I am also aware that the example looks, particularly the latter two, are rather extravagant. The piece I've ordered is a bit more subdued: http://www.asos.com//Asos/Asos-Tie-P...px?iid=2600572

    Cheers!
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    Looks cool

    The chain does look a lot longer than those pictured though, and the pic shows it being worn in a totally different way...

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    That's quite obvious now you've pointed it out! I'll have a look when it arrives and if it it doesn't work, I'll send it back.
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    You may be able to adapt it in some way. It's a nice accessory regardless.

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    Just arrived and not too impressed so will probably return: bars too long to have any sort of staying effect and chain is too long.

    Might try and grab this from Lewin in town: Silver Barbell Collar Pin With Chain | T.M.Lewin
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    That's much better. I've got one of their clip on ones which is nice.

    They have a branch on park street too.

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    Got a gold one from TM Lewin, bit of DIY hole punching and voila! Thoughts?

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    Looks cool, the positioning of it looks a bit skewed but that might just be the pic

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    Looks good!

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    And the finished product! Collar got ruined on first shirt so tried with a smaller collar for a more noticable effect and tied a half windsor with a dimple for a more symetrical look. Very pleased.

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