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    Matching tie to shirt/suit

    Going to a wedding in Santa Cruz and want some thoughts on a tie. Wearing the suit attached and thinking of doing a light yellow/ecru shirt but wondering a little on the tie.

    Thinking green inspired by a recent post by thenordicfit on Instagram.




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    Quote Originally Posted by aps2012 View Post
    Going to a wedding in Santa Cruz and want some thoughts on a tie. Wearing the suit attached and thinking of doing a light yellow/ecru shirt but wondering a little on the tie.

    Thinking green inspired by a recent post by thenordicfit on Instagram.




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    That's a lot of color. With that jacket and tie I think a white shirt would be best.

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    Like the green tie shown in the photo?

    That would work very well. Although I agree a yellow shirt might not work so well.

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    Depends on the intensity of the yellow shirt. Ecru's gray tone makes it essentially a beige, so it won't be particularly noticeable. The grayer the shirt, the more of a background neutral it becomes and the better a green tie would work. To tie it together (so to speak), a pattern that mixes blue and green would do nicely.

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    Id do a white shirt. Adding in essentially a fourth color: blue, purple and white from tie and then a yellow shirt is a lot in my opinion.

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    I realize the picture is misleading because it already has a tie in it, but Im asking about a green tie and light yellow shirt with that suit.


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    It depends on your personal style. Yellow could work, but would would veer the look towards the trad-preppy end of the spectrum. If that's what you're going for, then great. White or pale blue would be a safer choice.

    Our boy Benedict is rocking that knit tie. A good look to steal.

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    I'm not a fan of yellow shirts at all TBH.
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    I have a personal rule (which I'm sure I occasionally break) where I try to stick with only one non-neutral colour in an outfit. In your case the suit it already somewhat colourful veering away from the standard navy or grey. If you did go with a green tie, which could work, I would stick with the most neutral of shirts, which is white.

    Green and yellow are so close in colour that I don't feel they work well together (kind of like wearing a pink shirt and purple tie...although a light blue shirt and navy tie is completely classic). I also personally feel like ecru veers towards being not that formal, while white is pretty well the standard formal shirt colour, especially if you're going to something like a wedding. Enjoy the event.

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    white or light gre(a)y shirt, rock the greenest tie you want man.

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