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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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    The tie would be even better, if the maker had made it shorter. Alternatively, I would be better, if my parents had made me taller.
     
  2. _AMD

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    We are in complete agreement on this topic.

    Aaron
     
  3. johnvw

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    +1
     
  4. johnvw

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    :fonz:
     
  5. Slickman

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    ^ That is a sick tie
     
  6. in stitches

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    very noice, guys.
     
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  8. unbelragazzo

    unbelragazzo Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    ^too much contrast in the scale of the shirt and tie patterns IMHO, Chris
     
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    ^^^^disagree completely. I think it looks good and from a distance would look even better
     
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  10. MrChris

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    Interesting! It's actually the first time I've heard such a comment, usually it's the opposite with too little contrast between patterns.
    Would be interesting to hear more opinions on this. I've added a picture taken from a little longer distance in my original post.
     
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    You can't be serious :confused:
     
  12. in stitches

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    yah. i mean, unbel, i love you bro, but i dont see that. if it were smaller someone would say scale is to close. i think its a great look.
     
  13. unbelragazzo

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    When patterns are different (lines vs neat) I like scale to have less contrast. Compare to zbromers where similar shirt is next to smaller scaled tie
     
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    Disagree completely....
     
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    I will split the difference. two large patters next to each other pretty much always looks terrible. Two small patterns, eg pencil stripe + neat, can look OK or at least better. But it's not better than varying the scale. Mr Chris looks good here. Bromer did too, but that's because his shirt fuzzes out to a solid at a distance.
     
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    mrchris, which photo is a better representation of the true color?
     
  17. Cantabrigian

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    Small shirt pattern + small tie pattern is a special risk of optical illusion effect.

    Don't love that tie but the scales work well IMO.
     
  18. MrChris

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    The first photo gives a more accurate view of the shirt and tie, while the second photo might give a better representation of the jacket color (navy).
     
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    To flesh out a bit more - I don't think Chris's combo looks terrible. But I think the tie pattern looks kind of big and garish on top of the smaller scaled stripes. Wider spaced stripes would bring the two more into balance so the dots on the tie wouldn't look so big. It helps Chris that his stripes are a tad darker and wider than zbromer's, or at least it seems so to me from the pics, but I think wider spacing would improve things further.
     

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