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whnay.'s good taste thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Manton, Jul 30, 2012.

  1. zalb916

    zalb916 Senior member

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    I'll use spoilers for my little experiment, as I don't want to step on any toes. I believe that this is in reasonable taste:

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    However, it isn't what I'm really wearing. Below is really what I'm wearing, which I believe some would find to not be in good taste because of the square:

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  2. scoredtx

    scoredtx Active Member

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    That tie in my summerish outfit is in fact a drak brown grenadine, which I should perhaps loan to Beatlegeuse for his washed-out look.
     


  3. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    bromer, I actually like the square more than the tie
     


  4. zalb916

    zalb916 Senior member

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    Do you find the outfit with the square to be in good taste? Or does the tie prevent it?
     


  5. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    yellow ties are tricky. that one is too pale/pastel, but too rich/vibrant is also a danger.
     


  6. Beatlegeuse

    Beatlegeuse Senior member

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    That's what I figured...thanks, I appreciate the feedback! About the lapels, is it possible to have a peak in good taste? Or is it always better to stick with notch for the most part?
     


  7. patrickBOOTH

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    I find that yellow knits for whatever reason tend to look better than yellow silk ties.
     


  8. zalb916

    zalb916 Senior member

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    It's pale orange IRL, which doesn't negate your point about pale/pastel ties. I probably have less than a half dozen light-colored ties, which get very minimal use, because I often struggle with how to wear them.
     


  9. LEVOOSH

    LEVOOSH Senior member

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    Then I approve :) It looked navy in the pics
     


  10. LEVOOSH

    LEVOOSH Senior member

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    This seems to have gotten lost in the what the hell should we do with this thread discussion, but I would appreciate feedback as to whether the square works.
     


  11. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    square is a bit matchy.
     


  12. gdl203

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    These tend to look out of place when the rest of the outfit doesn't also scream "summer". Have you tried light grey or tan suits with them?
     


  13. edmorel

    edmorel Quality Seller!! Dubiously Honored

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    don't like the tie. don't like gunclub ties. if you want to do a pattern on a tie, do a houndstooth,plaid or shep. check..
     


  14. gdl203

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    I like Betelgeuse's outfit actually. I don't mind the narrow range of grey. It does look like a festive outfit though, not really business, which may have been the objective?
     


  15. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    the tie is houndstooth, much clearer if you click to see full size.

    also, when it comes to tie patterns, what is the difference between shepherd's check and gun club? They are basically the same pattern, no?
     


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