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What colour shirts and ties to team up with OLIVE suit??

SuitMyself

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I've been racking my brains to figure out what colours of shirts and ties (regardless of patterns) to wear with a solid-coloured olive suit. Sure, I know earth tones work well . . . but how about something other than earth tones?

Does anyone have any suggestions?

Thanks.
 

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I would go with a white shirt and ties in the purple, maroon color. I think that purple is the best color with olive.
 

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mid blue shirt, lots of tie colors, will try to post some pics from RL ads
 

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I have an olive suit. I wear it with a white shirt and a splattered pattern silk tie which has the same colour olive in it along with blue and fuchsia.
 

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Darker colors work best. My suit is more of a green/olive suit. It's not easy to wear the color often, but I've found that black shoes and a dark tie is the best way to go. The suit is the focus of color, everything else should be neutral including the PS, and shirt.
 

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Black tie, white shirt looks good:

 

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This is how I personally would wear it

Shirts: apart from the obvious (white), blue or possibly lilac.

Ties: Dark silk tie, either paisley or with small white dots; or one in woven wool or cashmere, solid or patterned.

By the way, what shoes will you be wearing with the suit?
 

SuitMyself

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These are all great suggestions, folks! Thank you!



Originally Posted by sqweegle

This is how I personally would wear it

Shirts: apart from the obvious (white), blue or possibly lilac.

Ties: Dark silk tie, either paisley or with small white dots; or one in woven wool or cashmere, solid or patterned.

By the way, what shoes will you be wearing with the suit?



I'd never have considered lilac or perhaps even pink--but the more I think about it, the more I like it.

I found this picture . . .



. . . though my own suit is a darker (solid) olive, I think a pink shirt and black knit tie would look really good.

Shoes? Most like black suede chukkas or brown suede chukkas.
 

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Olive is just yellow but very desaturated. Oranges, yellows, and blues can work with olive.
 

SuitMyself

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Originally Posted by Shoe City Thinker

Olive is just yellow but very desaturated. Oranges, yellows, and blues can work with olive.



I never thought of that. Thanks!
 

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Peach, violet, turquoise
 

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