Hi there, I'll keep it brief, tossing up ordering a 3" vs 3.5" navy grenadine from Kent Wang. Leaning towards the 3" because I think this looks great:
http://clothesonfilm.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/Dr-No_Sean-Connery_Jamica_grey-suit-top.bmp.jpg and it is slimmer rather than wide. Also as a slimmer chap at 155lbs and 5'10" (36R) I figured a slimmer tie may look more balanced. I've never really thought about it before.
Do both widths qualify as classic? Which would you pick and why?