I'm thinking that Bolivia ties and any other ties you ordered won't be received till September but maybe M can give some additional clarification?
TF are back from August break... I've messaged Luigi for update and will add news on here re delivery of Bolivia tie to Milan.
frankly disappointed they didn't stretch to the full month...I'll never tire of the late July tradition of getting OOO from European colleagues essentially saying; 'see you in September - your culture of work is idiotic'...oh how I agree with them. I am, however, looking forward to receiving the ties.
Luigi emailed today and confirmed tracking data, so full sets shipping Monday onwards.
Also got news from Luigi and he was kind enough to share some pics of the Bolivia tie recreation, which I have to say on first glance is very close to the QoS like tie I received many years ago.
Will be sure to take some comparison pics, but great work again to the folks at Tom Ford and @007JBDCMWR for the continued work, patience, and dedication to this amazing project 🍸️🍸🍸
The tie I received several years ago (above)
awesome, thanks for the update, can't wait to get them!
I ordered the whole set so waiting on Bolivia recreation I send Luigi an email last week and didn’t receive a reply so followed up today . Hopefully they’ll be shipped soon.
Does anyone know what the percent amount of tax UK residents would have to pay once they arrive at customs?
I'm due to be in Italy soon and am contemplating sending my ties to the location there, as Luigi informed me that whilst I'll pay tax still in Italy, I will be able to claim it back upon my exit.
Is anyone familiar with this?
I suspect that it would work out cheaper over all to pick them up in Italy but I don't know 100%.
Including taxes Fedex fee and exchange rates just under 20%.
You'll also be asked to certify Importers Knowledge by HMRC - which means attesting you know that the product was manufactured in the EU or UK - or it will be charged at a higher rate.
I got one box today and one arriving tomorrow (because, sure, why keep them together Fedex?! 🙄).
So I'd be better off sending them to and picking them up in bella Italia judging from what you've mentioned above?
Hope you're happy with the ties!
Question for U.S buyers, who delivered the ties and did you pay any import/duties? If so, how much was it?
Ties will be delivered via FedEx and you're looking at about 10 or 11% tax on top of the whole thing! FedEx usually sends me a separate letter for the duties and I just call them to pay it.
Thanks for the feedback. I emailed Luigi and asked him if its possible to send them via Italian Post (tracked) since it gets handed off to USPS, therefore no import duties.
Got the notification that they're on their way to Australia and should be in hand next week. How exciting. Big thanks to everyone involved in setting this up.
As long as your purchase is less than $800 then you shouldn't be assessed any fees!
I would definitely do Italy pick up... UK import taxes are also a lottery in my experience
Mine have arrived safe and sound in the UK.
A nice surprise as mine showed up today. I never got any tracking info beyond Luigi asking for my phone number Monday and saying they were going out. Very quick. Italy to the US in four days.
Hi I’m in Hobart and ordered all 5 I just paid FedEx $ 272.67
I was in the same situation! I had to go into my office today and when I was coming up the walk way there were 2 boxes waiting for me 😁 I am surprised that we didn't get tracking info but I am glad to finally have everyone's ties delivered to them! Again thanks to M for making this project happen and also to the people who provided their ties as samples!
I was trying to weigh up whether on balance it would work out much cheaper but I think with the rough estimations of UK taxes/duties it is cheaper in Italy
They are really, really well done. Thanks to all involved.
No probs buddy. Hope all good with you and the ties attend many meetings with pride !
If anyone missed out, either on the project or on an individual tie and now regrets it. Luigi has a few of each model available if you message him directly....
Thanks for the heads up. I decided to plunge for the PTS and party ties in addition to the London and Bolivia ties I already got. The Kazan tie never grew on me so I passed on it.
For a quick reference can’t someone paste the email for Luigi in a new comment? I must be a dummy and overlooking it.