sotiris, its time you gave us full fit pics!
That would certainly seem to make sense, but I guess I find the best balance of tie-to-lapel ratio not measured by the widest margins, but rather somewhere in the middle (after all, the lapel of a jacket is a dynamic shape, expanding from narrow at bottom to wide at top, encompassing a range of widths. Things look out of balance [to my eye anyway] when the tie is less or greater than the width of the lapels midpoint).
The tie below is just about the width of the lapels midpoint, yes? Does this look out of balance (not being rhetorical here...really want to know)?
Perhaps this gets back to my size, though. I'm short and skinny. So, I like wide lapels because they expand my frame, but I dislike overly wide ties, as they seem to shorten me.
Anyway, the Eidos knit ties are beautiful, just slightly too wide for me. Though perhaps I'll take another look and see about the balance issue!
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Great, bold tie for this look.
After seeing someone (IIRC Sander) pull off an item I generally dislike - contrast-edged white linen square - I decided to dig my only such square out from the very bottom of the drawer to give it a go again. Very casual fit today, inc. the dreaded polo-under-jacket look.
This is the latest look I took photos of. As always all comments are appreciated. Please also note a main text which highlights a couple of things you probably noticed. Thanks
Yeah, that would normally be my position, but was inspired by that fit yesterday so dared to attempt again. Will probably return it to the drawer depths from whence it came...
Thanks. It's not bad for RTW; there is a minor issue I'm aware of, that isn't immediately obvious in the snap, but in the main it's pretty decent and for the price, it can't be argued with. The shoes are kind of unusual: they're woven leather mostly but with smooth leather at the toecap, heel and around the eyelets. I would take shoe snaps, but my pics are already big enough, I think!