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Major tying mishaps pictured here! Seriously unacceptable results if the intention is appearing in public (and especially being posted on SF) without being commented on unfavorably. All three examples are of what NOT to do tie-tyingwise. And the safety pin through the wide blade of the tie in the middle pic: BTW, CaymanS, I like your avatar!
+1 Color combination looks good as it appears on my computer monitor. Minor deductions on overall appearance b/c of tie--knot could be better, and it looks as though narrow end extends below wide end.
Maybe he and his "native costume" appear in an article in it.
Good question. Maybe they ran out of money when putting together their wardrobes before getting to socks.
In response to the OP's question, dark trousers would be more appropriate for the occasion than ones of other colors, regardless of what other graduates wear or the level of awareness among the general population of academic tradition. True, in the end, the decision is his. Can we agree to call a truce on this and join in wishing him well?
OP, if you have not yet done so, determine whether your school has a required or recommended dress code for graduation. If not, you are free to wear what you choose, but, in fact, dark trousers, such as dark grey or navy, would be more appropriate than other colors. The "Academic Costume Code" webpage of the American Council of Education website states: "Shoes and other articles of visible apparel worn by graduates should be of dark colors that harmonize with the...
Which outfit sounds dreadful, and why?
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