Originally Posted by becnal
It's a nice tie, and anyone IRL will probably like it too. Wear it, as mentioned, with light blue, or white, or pink.
Hmmmm, I am not sure the dislike of the signature Burberry design is confined to SF. Objectively, it is a nice design but I've come to dislike it for what it represents. Like a lot of people who went to school where it seemed like 50% of the students wore the same Burberry scarf or other minor accessory every day, I dislike it. It sort of screams, "Look at me. I'm wearing Burberry" and there are enough douches who wear it for that exact reason that it kind of ruins it for someone like the OP who may well just like the design or have gotten the tie as a gift. OP may still get more "nice tie" comments than either snark or someone seething internally at the sight of yet another obvious Burberry advertisement but it is definitely a design that attracts some mixed opinions.
OP, if you must, light blue works and I liked the pink suggestion that someone offered. Just have a thick skin and please do not combine it with any other Burberry item.