Need a blue and bronze Ravenclaw tie
April 11, 2014 6:54 AM   Subscribe

Suppose someone needed, for reasons too silly to get into, an "authentic" Harry Potter Ravenclaw tie. Anybody know where one can be found? The catch: must be blue and bronze, the book colors (the movies switched it to blue and silver and most merch seems to follow that). UK-style with stripes running from the wearer's left shoulder down to the right side would be nice too.
posted by Wretch729 to Clothing, Beauty, & Fashion (8 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
Knowing nothing about left and right in ties, is this left to right (appears stage left to me, left hand of the wearer). Or this way instead?
posted by tilde at 7:12 AM on April 11, 2014

Where are you? If you're in the US, Tie Bar has striped ties in most colours. They mostly right right to left, but there are a few the other way.
posted by caek at 7:33 AM on April 11, 2014

This etsy has a blue and bronze Ravenclaw option.
posted by ghharr at 7:35 AM on April 11, 2014

Though they are painted and don't look very good.
posted by ghharr at 7:35 AM on April 11, 2014

I'm in the US but potentially could connive to get a friend to ship from the UK if needed. I looked at Tie Bar but couldn't find anything with the UK-style stripes. Saw the etsy but the painting seems too sloppy for my purposes. I figured for sure this would be on etsy somewhere but I can't find anything other than the painted one.
posted by Wretch729 at 7:38 AM on April 11, 2014

How about this one, or this one (striped the wrong way)
posted by brainmouse at 9:47 AM on April 11, 2014

Look on Ben Silver, my go-to place for school/club/regiment ties.
posted by phliar at 10:34 AM on April 11, 2014

My primary school tie was a Gryffindor one, so I feel quite strongly that the one you're searching for should really be in the right sort of fabric and style. I'm still searching, but this one is quite close.

On the other hand holy shit this one - stripes the wrong way round, but so so classy, and perfect colours. Honestly.
posted by lokta at 4:54 AM on April 14, 2014

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