Originally Posted by mimolette
What I'm wondering is, should I exchange the tie for something solid, or perhaps the shirt? I'm worried I might have too many patterns going on here.
Toss a coin: heads - plain shirt, tails - solid tie. Personally I would go for a non-blue gingham and the change tie for a solid option.
The patterns you have at the moment (striped suit, gingham shirt, repp tie) can work if you use different colours....