Originally Posted by jrd617
Something about this fit looks off.
Part of it could be the light beige jacket with the dark green pants. I don't like that color contrast.
Also, that bow tie looks like it would go better with a rough tweed/cold weather jacket than a lightweight linen one. Mismatched seasonality. (See Wallcloud's dark colored, tweed jacket with the bowtie?)
The pale green multistripe shirt isn't my favorite either.
The light jacket/dark pants is polarizing, for sure, and some people also seem to be biased against olive. But the green/tan color combination seems to follow fairly naturally for me with a linen jacket (might be all that time wearing a Boy Scout uniform), so I wear it a lot in the summer. Or psuedo-summer. Or whatever the hell is going on here right now.
I do get where you're coming from on the seasonality. It's a spring/summer shirt, and while I tend to like paisleys year round, they do shine against tweed in fall and winter, and have that association. If you tend to read that as a winter tie, seeing it against the Spring/Summer fit would be out of place.
It's also a triple green fit, which also might be what's throwing you. Olive pants, pale green shirt, dark green tie. That's done regularly enough with blue, but green is a much less common color, so that many green pieces may be what's throwing you off.