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FRIDAY CHALLENGE 08/30/13 -- The Purple Tie

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Claghorn, Aug 27, 2013.

Who best pulls off the purple tie?

Poll closed Sep 2, 2013.
  1. Claghorn

    26 vote(s)
    29.2%
  2. uprcrust

    4 vote(s)
    4.5%
  3. Off My Rack

    1 vote(s)
    1.1%
  4. archibaldleach

    1 vote(s)
    1.1%
  5. An Acute Style

    9 vote(s)
    10.1%
  6. sugarbutch

    12 vote(s)
    13.5%
  7. Fred49

    17 vote(s)
    19.1%
  8. Holdfast

    19 vote(s)
    21.3%
  9. RogerP

    3 vote(s)
    3.4%
  10. FlyingMonkey

    4 vote(s)
    4.5%
  11. Ebonyman

    4 vote(s)
    4.5%
  12. CousinDonuts

    15 vote(s)
    16.9%
  13. Clarinetplayer

    9 vote(s)
    10.1%
  14. Mother of God, my eyes.

    5 vote(s)
    5.6%
  15. Betelgeuse

    15 vote(s)
    16.9%
  16. Thin White Duke

    19 vote(s)
    21.3%
  17. Tirailleur

    13 vote(s)
    14.6%
  18. Mr. Claymore

    8 vote(s)
    9.0%
  19. Cantabrigian

    14 vote(s)
    15.7%
  20. Kai

    13 vote(s)
    14.6%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. Claghorn

    Claghorn Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    I'll include it in the poll as long as it's not too pink.

    @in stitches -- I feel pretty terrible. I received a pretty convincing argument against the idea of aesthetic context; the one reservation was that I wouldn't get to see you coordinate with your daughter. [​IMG]
     
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  2. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    i had a gorgeous purple grenadine grossa by sartorio. and i gave it to my brother about a month ago. i have another purple tie with small pin dots, but its nothing spectacular. im leaning towards sitting this one out.

    site note, i will not vote for anyone wearing a tie that leans towards burgundy, or a very dark plum. no weaksauce cop outs please.
     


  3. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    kind words



    FROM A TRAITOR!!!


    ill try and do a matching fit anyway in the upcoming weeks. just for you. :)
     


  4. Caustic Man

    Caustic Man Distinguished Member

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    My only purple tie is a beautiful wool in "eggplant". If only this contest was during cooler weather, I would participate.
     


  5. Cantabrigian

    Cantabrigian Distinguished Member

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    Do you not have a lighter colored tie and a magic marker?
     


  6. Cantabrigian

    Cantabrigian Distinguished Member

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    But where is the line
    Where blue
    Becomes purple?


     


  7. Claghorn

    Claghorn Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    The beauty of democracy is that it liberates authority from moral responsibility.

    Now I'm sort of curious whether someone who posts something clearly not purple would garner any votes.
     
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  8. Cantabrigian

    Cantabrigian Distinguished Member

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    I've got like six active socks (JapanAlex, Pranav Gautam, etc. etc.] so I'm looking at seven votes right there.

    Which, I believe, would have put me ahead of mrjester last week.
     


  9. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    YOLO!!!


    btw, big C winning this thread right now :laugh: .
     


  10. Caustic Man

    Caustic Man Distinguished Member

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    I shot a cowboy action match the other day in which I won first place. No shame in the fact that I was the only one shooting in my category that day [​IMG]. In an empty field, you gotta play to win.
     


  11. Claghorn

    Claghorn Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    He ain't gettin' on the poll for snark alone.

    Actually, maybe he will.
     
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  12. Pingson

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    That's darn close to burgundy in my book, but you're the judge.....
    :lol:
    The good thing is I've only got one, so that makes it an easy choice. The bad thing is that it is my only jacquard tie.... :fu:
     


  13. Murlsquirl

    Murlsquirl The Moral Squirrel Dubiously Honored Moderator

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  14. sugarbutch

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    I have a purple tie, but if IIRC, no one here likes it...
     


  15. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    Murlsquirl - i think it works, and i love that tie.
     


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