Tie with logos - tacky?

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  1. Mr. Moo

    Mr. Moo Boxercise Toughguy

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    Today I am wearing a RL tie with tiny little polo logos on it (man on horse, etc.). From afar it appears as though the tie is dotted or something similar. Is this a tacky tie to wear? It is mostly hidden behind a cashmere zip up sweater.
     
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    fcuknu Senior member

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    it can almost be seen as a conversational tie I suppose. Just as long as there are no GGs or LVs I think you are fine.
     
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    I'd have to see it, but it sounds questionable to me. If they are small, maybe OK. Paul Stuart used to have a tie with polo players riding alligators (or are they crocodiles, I can never keep it straight) on it.
     
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    JayJay Senior member

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    I'm not a fan of logo ties regardless of how small the logos are.
     
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    Any figurative tie is tacky in my book. If the figures are advertising logos, that makes it worse.
     
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    Mannix Senior member

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    I think logos are tacky on ties. The craftsmanship will show the quality, you don't need the logos to show that you are wearing a good brand.
     
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    I don't think anything beats the Christmas themed tie.
     
  10. oneeightyseven

    oneeightyseven Almost Special

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    Have you seen the St.Patty's Day themed ties? All green with little leprechauns. Prettty horrible, I must say.
     
  11. Bill Smith

    Bill Smith Senior member

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    I avoid logo and novelty ties like the plague, you will be mistaken for an employee of the establishment or if it has a cartoon character on it, a dweeb.
     
  12. Mr. Moo

    Mr. Moo Boxercise Toughguy

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    Here's what it looked like. [​IMG]
     
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    Here's what it looked like.

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    I really like it, stylish because its RL, not tacky because it's not Snoopy.
     
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    unjung Senior member

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    Personally I think that could be a fine complement to a larger collection of ties.
     
  15. acidboy

    acidboy Senior member

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    they're fine as you wore them with a zip up cardigan, but with a suit or jacket they won't work as well.
     

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