Good Evening Gentlemen,

I have a grey suit which I wear with a cloudy-pinkish shirt or a greyish-roseish shirt and I was wondering what colour or pattern of necktie would go with it.  I was thinking grey, but I also want some other colour and pattern options.

 

Have a Good Day,

Stay Safe,

 

Tyler.

Views: 241

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

As far as neckties go, it's really a case of trial and error. It also depends on if the shirt itself has a pattern, if it does try and put the pattern into a "Pattern Type". For example, if the shirt has a "bold" pattern you'll want to use a tie that has either a "light pattern" or no pattern at all, however, if the shirt has a "light pattern" you'll most likely want to use a tie with a "bold" pattern. The grey of the suit also affects the choice of necktie; if it's a light grey then you'll want a light colored tie and vice versa.

It ultimately depends on your own personal tastes, if you think it looks good then give it a try, not everyone is going to like it, but diversity in a main factor in suits and looking good in general. However, if you want my un-professional opinion I'd suggest changing the shirt to a plain black shirt and then add a dark blue necktie with small white dots or a purple tie with a faint flowery pattern (I personally use a white shirt most often simply because it makes choosing a tie with a suit far easier.

Hope this information helps.

Consider a lilac shirt with the grey, will give you a few more tie options (purple based florals, small paisley's etc)

As for the pink shirt, I own a grey & fuscia striped tie that looks smart with a grey suit, adds a splash of bold colour that stands out against a colour (grey) that can really wash out other colours.

 

A white shirt with a nice dark maroon based tie will also look smart with a grey suit

 

All IMHO of course!

Thank you very much for your opinion gentlemen.

 

Steve, one of the shirts I wear with the grey suit is a greyish-lilac shirt that I got from my late grandfather, and being that it is my go-to shirt, I will take the suggestion of a small paisley, as well as a grey/fuscia striped tie.

If you're really unsure, wear or bring the shirt to a menswear store or the men's department in an upscale department store and ask for help.

RSS

Latest Activity

John Lee Pettimore posted a status
"I swear to God it's like I live in a trailer of common sense and stare out the window at a tornado of stupidity."
16 minutes ago
Will replied to Andreias's discussion proactively dealing with anger
"Let us know how that goes."
21 minutes ago
John Lee Pettimore replied to Andreias's discussion proactively dealing with anger
"6Thou shalt not post stupid shit on the internet."
29 minutes ago
George Husted replied to Andreias's discussion proactively dealing with anger
"The husband must fulfill his duty to his wife, and likewise also the wife to her husband. 4The wife does not have authority over her own body, but the husband does; and likewise also the husband does not have authority over his own body, but the…"
40 minutes ago
Tarquin Anstruther replied to PSharikov's discussion Anyone else sick to death of MANLY-discussions?
"just reading the rant about what is manly, I see this as a site where men can be themselves and eschew stereotypes and discuss anything and everything rather than the domain of the macho thug, and that includes discussions about underwear if people…"
56 minutes ago
Will replied to Stuart Charles's discussion Moneys... and what to do with em
"Serious question.  The man saved $10K Australian over the past year.  Does Ramsey have anything to offer him at this point?"
1 hour ago
Will replied to Stuart Charles's discussion Moneys... and what to do with em
"I should point out that saving and spending aren't the only uses for money.  Our 4-y-o has 3 piggy banks:  saving, spending, and sharing.  Frugality is a virtue, to be sure.  So's generosity."
1 hour ago
Will replied to Pale Horse's discussion On Diversity in the group The Great Debate
"I do.  We got rid of the nastier aspects of Southern culture.  And replaced them with nasty aspects imported from the North."
1 hour ago

© 2014   Created by Brett McKay.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service