Shirt/Tie color coordination and fit critique

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by miyazaki, May 4, 2011.

  1. miyazaki

    miyazaki Member

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    Before, I always wore similar colored ties with my shirts, but recently I've been experimenting with different color combinations. What do you think of the coordination of the attachments?

    These shirts are from Moderntailor, so I'm looking for any advice about whether any measurements need changing, so I can improve it for next time.

    The last pictures are a suit I purchased recently. I asked for the arm length a little long, because I spend a lot of time in my job pointing upwards for presentations. My last suit, though perfect with my arms down, looked ridiculously short when I raised my arms. What do you think about this fit?

    Thank you for any critique.
     
  2. maseace007

    maseace007 Member

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    terrible tie knot...I would make the knot have more of a triangle effect if you're going for a large knot

    the shirt and tie combos look ok

    as does the fit of the shirt
     
  3. JG000

    JG000 Senior member

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    Holy fuck.

    Learn how to properly tie a knot.
     
  4. miyazaki

    miyazaki Member

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    To be fair, I did tie the tie and put on the shirt very quickly just to take pictures, but point taken!
     
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    wizard7926 Well-Known Member

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    The color combinations look fine to me, but I think that tie width and knot size look ridiculous on someone of your slim stature.
     
  6. softy

    softy Senior member

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    How wide are those, like 5''?
    No, seriously, I would like to know. The knot is throwing off my sense of proportion. Please measure them at the base.
     
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    cbfn Senior member

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    To be honest, that knot disturbs the hell outta' me. [​IMG]
     
  8. miyazaki

    miyazaki Member

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    Ok, I understand the knot doesn't look good. What style of knot would you recommend?
     
  9. goatamous

    goatamous Senior member

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    The color combinations look fine to me, but I think that tie width and knot size look ridiculous on someone of your slim stature.

    this
    you need slimmer ties and a better knot

    also - as long as you like the colour combo, then that's all that matters
     
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    pvrhye Senior member

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    Ok, I understand the knot doesn't look good. What style of knot would you recommend?

    Anything really. The problem here isn't the style of knot, it's that you tied it hella loose. Also, you're a thin guy and those ties are huge. I'm not saying they can't work, but it'll take a little know-how.
     
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    rebel222 Senior member

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    Michael Irvin likes that tie: [​IMG] So does Merril Hodge: [​IMG]
     
  12. HarleyBob

    HarleyBob Senior member

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    I would love to provide some advice, but I can't get past the length, width and knot size of your ties to focus on the combinations. I'm sorry, I know some athletes do this and the young guys in Europe, but it looks silly and it is not very professional. Look around at the business men in your community. Look at the successful ones. Do they wear ties like this? I sincerely doubt it.
     
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    VelvetGreen Senior member

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    6stringsakc Well-Known Member

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    Your arms-too-short problem is likely because the armholes are too low. You want to have about a half-inch or so of cuff showing when your arms are hanging. Also, where'd you get ties that wide?!
     
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    DerekS Guyliner

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    dude. dont want to beat a dead horse but holy hell. Matching is the least of your problems. The knot is as big as your head. tie a FIH. Please.
     

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