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Bates

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Black tie with a black suit is a big no-no except if your going to a funeral, right?
But is it okay to wear a black tie with a white shirt (without a suit), or a shirt and and v-neck sweater?


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Originally Posted by Bates
Black tie with a black suit is a big no-no except if your going to a funeral, right?
But is it okay to wear a black tie with a white shirt (without a suit), or a shirt and and v-neck sweater?


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... also appropriate for picking up your brother when he gets out of jail, visiting the Penguin, and getting the band back together.


I'm not fond of the shirt and tie but no jacket look (regardless of the tie choice), but adding a v-neck sweater should be fine. If I were to pick a suit to wear a black tie with, I'd say a mid-to-dark grey.
 

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would the tie be satin or a more matted colour?
 

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Originally Posted by Bates
Black tie with a black suit is a big no-no except if your going to a funeral, right?
But is it okay to wear a black tie with a white shirt (without a suit), or a shirt and and v-neck sweater?


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Or to another formal occasion. However, I've worn a solid black tie with a black suit before and didn't seem out of place (in fact, I got lots of compliments), although the black in the tie was a slightly different shade from the black of the suit. It has a lot to do with what type of tie you pick, your age, and how you wear it.
 

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One should remember the audience.
 

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Originally Posted by Doc4
... also appropriate for picking up your brother when he gets out of jail, visiting the Penguin, and getting the band back together.


I'm not fond of the shirt and tie but no jacket look (regardless of the tie choice), but adding a v-neck sweater should be fine. If I were to pick a suit to wear a black tie with, I'd say a mid-to-dark grey.



I disagree, you can also do most any Quentin Tarantino movie in this ensemble.
 

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Personally I would stear clear of the combo... unless the aim is to look like a blues brother... which quite possibly might be sought!!
 

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Originally Posted by Azure
Black tie, white shirt and black dress is what former French Republic president Zarkozy uses almost every day!!

I like that


Well, I suppose if that floats your boat ...
 

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