Charcoal tie and pink shirt...can I wear navy trousers?

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  1. hopkins_student

    hopkins_student Senior member

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    Would it be acceptable to pair navy trousers with a pink shirt and charcoal herringbone (no white in the weave) tie? There will be no jacket worth speaking of, just a white lab coat.
     


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    I would stand in front of a mirror and see how strong the contrast is given the white coat and all.
     


  3. tiecollector

    tiecollector Senior member

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    I would see how it looks. The charcoal tie might look a bit off, but you never know. Either way, if you are going to be around other doctors, rest assured you'll still be the best dressed one there. I cringe when looking at Dr's ties.
     


  4. Jovan

    Jovan Banned for Good

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    Wool tie? Exceptional taste.

    You might do better with grey or khaki, but I'd have to see pictures of the shirt, tie, and trousers to judge.
     


  5. Carey

    Carey Senior member

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    with those navy trousers. [​IMG] You sir, are making an effort most doctor's never even consider. You are applauded.
     


  6. GBR

    GBR Senior member

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    If you like the combination wear it - damn what others think.
     


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    mrchapel Senior member

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    The look you suggest is very Boateng. Navy and pink, for some rather odd and bizarre reason, work well when paired together, so long as you can pull it off.
     


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    Of course - totally fine - why would that be an issue? Is it that crazy navy pants phobia coming back?
     


  9. hopkins_student

    hopkins_student Senior member

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    I've always liked navy and pink or charcoal and pink, but I wasn't sure how well all three could work together.
     


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    dah328 Senior member

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    Personally, I can't envision that combination with enough coordination, contrast, or complement to look good.
     


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    JLibourel Senior member

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    Personally, I can't envision that combination with enough coordination, contrast, or complement to look good.

    I tend to agree. The combination just seems sort of "off" to me, especially when paired with a white lab coat.
     


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