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    I have a couple upcoming weddings. I will be wearing a crisp white tailored shirt, khakis, brown belt, and brown desert boots. I want to wear a black knit tie with this (yes, it will work!). Any recommendations on a stylish, skinny-ish, inexpensive tie and tie clip?


    Thanks,

    Tinsly


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    Thetiebar.com has a ton of knit ties with tie bars to match, GQ practically features them monthly.

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      #3


      Thanks.


      If I get this 2 inch black knit tie should I get a 2 inch tie bar like this brushed silver one? Or should the tie bar be shorter than the tie?

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        #4


        I've always thought it looks weird when the tie bar covers the whole tie. But some people think it's weird the other way around. If I were you, I'd go slightly shorter on the tie bar (but not by a lot - you don't want it to be so short that it looks goofy with your other ties that might not be as skinny).


        Especially since your 2" tie probably flares slightly - the tip may be 2" wide, but the place where the tie bar goes might be slightly thinner. 1.5" or 1.75" will probably work best for the tie bar.

        Ben

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          #5


          There's also this one from the Knottery. It's a little wider, but not as cheap and not as worn by Jason Sudeikis.


          http://theknottery.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=82&products _id=278


          Been thinking how dope it would be to wear a black knit tie to a black tie affair. Eagerly awaiting my first gala with this idea.

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            #6


            I got a black silk knit tie from the tie bar, 2 in and I ordered a 1.5 in tie clip. It covers about 3/4 of the tie

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              I ended up ordering the 2.75" navy silk knit tie and a 1.5" tie clip. Since I've never worn or tried on a 2" tie I opted for teh more conservative 2.75" in case the 2" I didn't like on me. I also ordered the 1.5" brushed straight silver tie clip. I was debating between the 2" and 1.5" clip and opted to cover less of the tie with the clip.


              Hoping the 2.75" tie and 1.5" tie clip pair well together!

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