Do you like or dislike striped ties?

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  1. chuckseabreeze

    chuckseabreeze Senior member

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    I post because I used to love striped, repp ties. It was pretty much the only type of tie that I bought throughout high school and college, especially if it included navy, pink, or yellow. However, I have not bought a striped tie in the last two years, and I think the look has grown old and stale to me. I still like navy ties, sometimes pink accents, but I can't stand majority yellow or pink ties anymore. I can't exactly figure out why though. I noticed some hate on Moo's tie in WAYWN and it got me thinking a little bit. Is the hate of striped ties on SF pervasive or only isolated? To be clear, I am only talking about the classic repp ties, not the horizontal knit ones that I see here often and like myself. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] What say you?
     


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    they're cool with me
     


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    aeglus Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I noticed some hate on Moo's tie in WAYWN and it got me thinking a little bit. Is the hate of striped ties on SF pervasive or only isolated?

    It's not because of stripes it's because it's colors are way too loud. Stripes are fine.
     


  4. chuckseabreeze

    chuckseabreeze Senior member

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    Maybe it's just a phase, but I prefer solids and dots much more nowadays.
     


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    JayJay Senior member

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    I've always liked them and wear them more than any other pattern.
     


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    Like some, don't like others. Same as with any pattern.

    I dislike most ties, in general.
     


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    Douglas Stupid ass member

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    I have disliked striped ties since well before I became indoctrinated by SF. Many of them look great in theory, but I never like the look of them once I get them on. If I could have all the money back I've spent on striped ties I thought I liked but have never worn, I could probably come close to a bespoke commission.
     


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    I only like them on summer linen ties...
    I do prefer polka dots and solid ties...
     


  9. chuckseabreeze

    chuckseabreeze Senior member

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    It's not because of stripes it's because it's colors are way too loud. Stripes are fine.

    Yes I agree, I didn't like the colors either. But funny thing is that I would have loved that tie two years ago.
     


  10. chuckseabreeze

    chuckseabreeze Senior member

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    Like some, don't like others. Same as with any pattern.

    I dislike most ties, in general.


    Some of my favorite looks on here include some of the fits you've posted with your pin dot ties.
     


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    edmorel Quality Seller!! Dubiously Honored

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    Don't own any and don't plan on ever owning any.
     


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    itsstillmatt The Liberator Dubiously Honored

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    I like them, and wear them a lot, but I like the average nice stripe less than the average nice neat, though a great stripe is probably better to me than a great neat. I don't really like dots.
     


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    I have a couple, but I favour solids
     


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    I really like striped rep ties. I find them classic and conservative. They are regular part of my rotation, and I cannot forsee that changing at any point in the future.
     


  15. chuckseabreeze

    chuckseabreeze Senior member

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    Don't own any and don't plan on ever owning any.

    I like a guy that sticks to his guns.

    I like them, and wear them a lot, but I like the average nice stripe less than the average nice neat, though a great stripe is probably better to me than a great neat. I don't really like dots.

    Wait. What's a neat? Square pattern? What makes a great stripe in your opinion?

    I have a couple, but I favour solids

    +1 - I find solids to be very elegant.
     


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