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Match tie with lapels rule?

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

  1. Mr Engineer

    Mr Engineer Senior member

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    I know it is a standard rule but do any of you guys have exceptions to the rule?
     


  2. jt10000

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    Can you explain what this rule is exactly?
     


  3. TM79

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    trying to match lapel width to tie width, I reckon' ...
     


  4. Mr Engineer

    Mr Engineer Senior member

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    correct
     


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    black_umbrella Senior member

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    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


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