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post #2176 of 12823
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Originally Posted by gdl203 View Post

Stitchy - is that a white shirt + sport coat combo again? These are rarely, if really ever, a good idea. Stick to blue shirts, stripes and checks with sport coats and keep your white shirts for suits.

indeed it is. i asked this last time, and got no reply. is it really ok to wear a blue shirt with a SC that has so much black in it? it seems odd to me.

thanks for the other tips.
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Originally Posted by Manton View Post

In addtion, the pattern of the tie is too close to that of the coat. Plus, that's a very forma tie that really belongs with suits, or blazers at the outside.

i thought that, same patterns, but different scale (small check SC, large check tie) was ok?

also, again, any other tie recs for this SC. manton? gdl? bueller? anyone?
post #2177 of 12823
The scale of the checks in the tie and SC are quite similar, actually. Navy grenadine would have been sweet.
post #2178 of 12823
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Originally Posted by sugarbutch View Post

The scale of the checks in the tie and SC are quite similar, actually. Navy grenadine would have been sweet.

fo rizzle? tie is big check check, SC is tiny.

anyhow, thanks for the rec. i have one, and will try that out next time. smile.gif
post #2179 of 12823
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Originally Posted by in stitches View Post

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Originally Posted by sugarbutch View Post

The scale of the checks in the tie and SC are quite similar, actually. Navy grenadine would have been sweet.

fo rizzle? tie is big check check, SC is tiny.

Check it, my brother:

post #2180 of 12823
very interesting. i did not look at it like that.

i was viewing it, that the SC has 3 distinct colors/lines, b/w/gray, and they are all very small lines/checks. the tie is just a big b&w (slight navy threads in the black part of the check) houndstooth check. but i can see how you would consider the scale to be similar the way you have graphed it so fancily. maybe irl it looks different. it was a very close up pic.

also, as you have it enlarged, it is blurry, thus kind of merging the lines in the SC. in actuality they are more distinctly separate, and small in scale.

anyhow. all the feedback is much appreciated. thanks! smile.gif
post #2181 of 12823
It might be helpful to think of patterns in three dimensions: scale, "business" and contrast. Scale is how big a frame you need to get a picture of the pattern that repeats, so that there's no pattern outside the frame that isn't repeated inside the frame. "Business" is about how many lines you've got in that frame. So while the tie and SC are on the same scale, the SC is much busier that the tie. Finally, contrast is how clearly defined the lines of the pattern are. Both the tie and the SC seem to have a lot of contrast here, and that's the hardest kind of pattern matching to do.
post #2182 of 12823
Guys, guys, guys. Let's not overthink all this too much.
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Originally Posted by unbelragazzo View Post

It might be helpful to think of patterns in three dimensions: scale, "business" and contrast. Scale is how big a frame you need to get a picture of the pattern that repeats, so that there's no pattern outside the frame that isn't repeated inside the frame. "Business" is about how many lines you've got in that frame. So while the tie and SC are on the same scale, the SC is much busier that the tie. Finally, contrast is how clearly defined the lines of the pattern are. Both the tie and the SC seem to have a lot of contrast here, and that's the hardest kind of pattern matching to do.

^^ very well said. especially the bold. thanks. ^^

but you still love it right? wink.gif
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Originally Posted by Slewfoot View Post

Guys, guys, guys. Let's not overthink all this too much.

lolwat.

also, i will assume that means you think my combo is awesome. smile.gif
post #2185 of 12823
(anyone who knows/owns that square knows that it's not that shade of orange but a darker, earthier rust)

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post #2186 of 12823
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Originally Posted by in stitches View Post

also, i will assume that means you think my combo is awesome. smile.gif

Ummm...my mother always taught me that if I didn't have anything nice to say about something I shouldn't say anything at all.

Sorry!
post #2187 of 12823
GDL - I dig the suit fabric. Deets?
post #2188 of 12823
That one is H. Lesser. The heavier one, not the 9oz one
post #2189 of 12823
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Originally Posted by gdl203 View Post

That one is H. Lesser. The heavier one, not the 9oz one

Cool. It looks heavier. Sharskin worsted or basically a heavy hopsack?
post #2190 of 12823
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Originally Posted by Slewfoot View Post

Ummm...my mother always taught me that if I didn't have anything nice to say about something I shouldn't say anything at all.
Sorry!

frown.gif no worries
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Originally Posted by Slewfoot View Post

GDL - I dig the suit fabric.

+1
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