Match tie with lapels rule?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Mr Engineer, Oct 23, 2012.

  1. Mr Engineer

    Mr Engineer Senior member

    Messages:
    1,016
    Likes Received:
    534
    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2012
    Location:
    Rhode Island
    I know it is a standard rule but do any of you guys have exceptions to the rule?
     
  2. jt10000

    jt10000 Senior member

    Messages:
    230
    Likes Received:
    17
    Joined:
    Jun 17, 2012
    Can you explain what this rule is exactly?
     
  3. TM79

    TM79 Senior member

    Messages:
    2,807
    Likes Received:
    954
    Joined:
    Apr 28, 2010
    Location:
    Boston
    trying to match lapel width to tie width, I reckon' ...
     
  4. Mr Engineer

    Mr Engineer Senior member

    Messages:
    1,016
    Likes Received:
    534
    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2012
    Location:
    Rhode Island
    correct
     
  5. black_umbrella

    black_umbrella Senior member

    Messages:
    1,160
    Likes Received:
    636
    Joined:
    May 23, 2010
    Location:
    midsouthcentralus
    lots of times when this is broken to great effect, but only with the tie. Skinny lapels and wide tie typically equals fail.
     
    Last edited: Oct 23, 2012

Share This Page

Styleforum is proudly sponsored by