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. YRR92

    YRR92 Senior member

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    Now I need to think about whether or not I'll push the season and wear madder...
     


  2. Holdfast

    Holdfast Senior member

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    Funny, I happened to wear a lilac tie today purely by happenstance. I'll probably think of something else before Friday, but it's good to have an early banker available in case I don't feel inspired later in the week. Interesting theme, Clags.
     


  3. upr_crust

    upr_crust Senior member

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    My entry, a day early, as I'll be casual tomorrow, in anticipation of getting on a plane for several hours, heading west to Vancouver.

    Note that the footwear in this picture was expressly chosen at the suggestion of Claghorn.

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  4. Claghorn

    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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  5. Off My Rack

    Off My Rack Senior member

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    My entry for the challenge

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    Close up pic to show the true color (hopefully)
     
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  6. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    Off My Rack, you might want to consider taking another picture or adjusting the color balance of that one so that it actually looks like it's purple.
     


  7. Off My Rack

    Off My Rack Senior member

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    Quote:I'm at the office with terrible reception on my cell. I'll post a close-up of the tie once my phone decides to work properly again...
     


  8. archibaldleach

    archibaldleach Senior member

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    Will try to take another close-up shot showing the shirt, tie and jacket later. The shirt is a sky blue and white bengal stripe.

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    Edited to add a close-up picture and spoiler a couple shots.
     
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  9. An Acute Style

    An Acute Style Senior member

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    X post from WAYWRN. Got dressed up for the Friday challenge.

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  10. Cantabrigian

    Cantabrigian Senior member

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    Draw a line, cowboy...

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  11. Claghorn

    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Probably could have been pushed a little bit more into blue.

    AAS: Fun touch with the socks.
     
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  12. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    Forgot about this tie. It's less, um, vibrant than the tie I mentioned yesterday

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  13. Claghorn

    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Oooof, shugz, toeing the line there. I'll leave it up to the voters.

    So far, ArchibaldLeach, AAS, Holdfast--the lazy bastard still needs to post that fit here--are the most clearly purple posters. The rest of us seem to be huddling on the fringes.
     
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  14. Off My Rack

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    Does my update not fall in the realm of clearly purple? From close up, that's about as purple as things can get, right?
     
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  15. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    The close-up shows your tie to be clearly purple.

    As for mine, the color balance is shifted a bit warm. Let me see what I can do...

    EDIT: Flapdoodle. I've replaced the original pic with one that's closer, but it's not really capturing the essence of the tie. Maybe I'll try with the other purple tie tomorrow.
     
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