At the turn of the century it was the rave. By the early 1950s it was extinct. Robert Talbott, designer of the world’s finest ties, has invigorated interest in the Seven Fold tie he resurrected in 1986. It’s a distinguished structure crafted from an abundance of pure silk. All ties are individually cut, hand sewn, hand embroidered, and sold in limited editions of 40. For purchasing information, log on to www.roberttalbot.com, or call 831-649-6000. Cost: $195
It’s not understated. It’s hardly a soft touch. It will be undeniably the most stylish agenda-setting instrument in your meetings. In your choice of stainless steel ($1,465), solid gold ($2,930), or solid platinum ($3,910), and featuring 41 diamonds, the Montblanc Royal Stylus for PDAs gives new meaning to power point. Available gold- and platinum-plated sans diamonds as well. Call 212-529-3400.
Clothes make the man — the shoes make the suit. In the boardroom, these are a classic step for Fratelli Rossetti’s executive line. The Italian calfskin lace-up, with perforated cap toe, also styles in suede and in black and chestnut. Pictured in tobacco. Cost: $390