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This Finamore shirt has me perplexed

SpooPoker

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I think I want it, have no idea what I would wear with it. Collar seems perfect, color is awesome, fit is great... but what to do with it?

Best I can come up with is a brown tie, but what suit?

 

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^ That with a blue blazer, white linen square, odd trousers and no tie would be pretty killer.
 

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Coats of blue or any shade of brown.

Charcoal gray might be an interesting contrast.

The stripe color is very summery so you either play with it or against it.
 

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I would just walk away Spoo. I've been in the same spot and while often these things look good on the screen, once you own them they become "that" shirt - hard to pair with anything, instantly recognizable to everyone else who works with you etc.

You'll probably end up wearing it no more than 3-4 times a year.
 

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Originally Posted by Eustace Tilley
I would just walk away Spoo. I've been in the same spot and while often these things look good on the screen, once you own them they become "that" shirt - hard to pair with anything, instantly recognizable to everyone else who works with you etc.

Yah, Ive been there. Thats why im looking for outside opinions before I pull the trigger. I know the fit will be spot on, collar is damn near perfect for me, color is one I dont have, but Im having a hard time envisioning it with a tie. As Slewfoot said, with no tie, sure - but I need it for business.
 

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A bit unorthodox, but depending on the exact shade of orange, a solid green knit could look great with that. Otherwise I agree with the mention of navy suit + navy tie to downplay the shirt's color. Can add a colorful square and socks though.
 

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Have you considered a knit tie, say in a medium shade of green? Purple's another color that you see paired with orange. Both are fairly common, especially at weddings.
 

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Originally Posted by Slewfoot
^ That with a blue blazer, white linen square, odd trousers and no tie would be pretty killer.
+1
Wearing it without a tie is the first answer that came to my mind.
 

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Khaki suit, navy tie (but not too dark)
Cream or natural linen jacket with complimentry (look on a color wheel for specifics, it will show medium to bright blue to blue/green shades as the ones) colored silk tie. Knit or regular.
Blue blazer, natural linen colored tie or with the ties above.
Tan, navy or cream jacket and no tie
a bright rust with orange tint tie (knit) could work really well but you would have to nail the shade exactly or it would be a fail.....
 

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Originally Posted by Rugger
I say khaki suit, navy knit tie

+1, I have something very similar (White Label) and whilst I haven't worn it yet, I would be looking at a solid blue tie as a minimum and some shade of green or blue (as I believe has been mentioned before).

Or simply, as mentioned before, navy suit and tie.

Clint
 

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Too dark a navy tie will dull the shirt and the overall look. The blue needs to be a similar intensity.

(I am a member of the color association and CMG we talk about this type of thing all the time. It is somewhat of a formula)
 

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