Originally Posted by Get Smart
I like ties worn casually with jeans or a nonformal trouser but it irks me when I see it tied loosely. nothing wrong with that look per se, but I like seeing a tie tied properly, regardless if it's worn casually or formally.
As I just wrote in another thread, I have great difficulties with the tie/jeans combination. To me, it's just incongruous. Reminds me of "business casual" or something. Low- or medium-rise jeans could force you to knot the tie overly long, to reach the belt, or too short, which also looks odd.