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Would you wear a red gingham shirt?

Kent Wang

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Would you wear a mid-red gingham shirt, like the classic picnic table cloth? I wear all other colors of gingham but am somewhat concerned about red because of this association. Update: Thanks to the positive feedback from this thread, I am now selling such a shirt: Slim fit red gingham check shirt
 

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probably with an off white jacket?
 

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I have one in an open weave Oxford for summer. Haven't thought about getting a more formal one yet.
 

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Yes. Button-down during warm weather.
 

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Originally Posted by Kent Wang
Would you wear a mid-red gingham shirt, like the classic picnic table cloth? I wear all other colors of gingham but am somewhat concerned about red because of this association.

I always think about a picnic table cloth.
 

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Yes as casual wear with a pair of dark jeans.
 

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Red gingham with a solid dark blue (knit) tie is
 

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blue linen jacket, white flannel trousers etc et..
 

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I have, and don't wear it casually. Its a great way to spice up a solid suit...
 

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Originally Posted by Kent Wang
Would you wear a mid-red gingham shirt, like the classic picnic table cloth? I wear all other colors of gingham but am somewhat concerned about red because of this association.

I have one that I wear regularly with a knit tie and a navy cotton suit. It's not a large gingham pattern (like you'd find in a tablecloth) but I still get someone every now and then who makes the association. I find the tie helps break up the sea of red and white. With a tie, people are less apt to make the usual tablecloth joke. I'll try to post a pic soon...you can judge for yourself.
 

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I have one by Burberry that I enjoy. It's an odd creation in that it has a spread collar but also has epaulets. I usually match with a dark tie or jacket.
 

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I love the combination of a red gingham with a solid navy blue knit tie... looks great!
 

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Originally Posted by NewYorkRanger
I have, and don't wear it casually. Its a great way to spice up a solid suit...


I don't really like it..

The squares are too big for a business classic suit...

Too casual...

With a very small pattern ,it looks great and I'm thinking of getting it as a bespoke shirt.
 

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I wear one regularly. With a navy cashmere tie. Also with a black tie with small white polka dots. Looks great.
 

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