Coat by Logsdail.
Brioni was also flirting with sportswear there for a bit. Really weird direction choices for the company.
Well, 15 years ago I was still in grade school, but I can certainly attest to the elegant and conservative look Brioni always had. It seemed very akin to something a Patrick Bateman or Paul Allen would wear. In fact, all of my "friends" in finance wear Brioni, Zegna, PRL Purple Label, etc. This new guy who took over Brioni seems a bit thick. The redesigned brand is just a reflection of his own personality if you can call it that. An aged idiot who thinks he was a rockstar in the late 70's. Its all very Alexander McQueen/John Varvatos. Black Chelseas and Jodhpurs, slim suits with peaked lapels, wild designs and patterns. It's the polar opposite of what Brioni used to be. If anything, I think it's an attempt at making a runway brand out of a classic menswear brand. Trying to get oohs and aahs out of VIP crowds and celebrities, while failing to recognize that nobody is actually going to wear the stuff. Brioni basically just alienated their entire core demographic with one seasons collection.
On the aesthetics of stripe density and stripe width.
I can't imagine any general rules here but for non-block stripe ties, I prefer: (a) thinner stripes; (b) not more than two stripes per unit and (c) not overly dense. One could go so far as providing precise quantification of dimensions/parameters but I think pictures are better than words. So here are some examples of navy light striped ties without comment:
Well, one comment: @tchoy's lovely diverse collection:
Only a couple there going in the wrong (down to left) direction.
Not much to add apart from the obvious: namely, that tie stripes need to be proportionate to the width and length of the tie, so a narrower tie will need narrower stripe and a longer tie a broader; and that tie stripes need to contrast with stripes, if any, on your shirt and jacket, so a thin-striped tie, for example, won't look good with a thin-striped shirt, or suit.
I hate reps with more than three colors, and prefer two. White's the most versatile stripe.