I'm dialing back on my obsession as the dog days come to an end and teaching lurks. The Eidos drops at NMWA however...
But a side note. I'm trying to think of pushing a little bit on tie patterns, beyond repps, solids, grenadines. I've avoided neats as I don't wear suits, but been looking at Drake's more "whimsical" things and puzzled by who would wear them and when they would look good. I'm less certain whether such things will work.
Case in point. Here's one that makes me think of popcorn but I wonder if it will work, large scale pattern on a navy background, light jacket.
Worn as follows: