Help! Which shirt/tie combo is the best?

Discussion in 'Lifestyle' started by Bona Fide, Jun 20, 2007.

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Which should I go with?

  1. Gray shirt w/ black tie

    10 vote(s)
    90.9%
  2. Red shirt w/ red tie

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. Red shirt w/ gold tie

    1 vote(s)
    9.1%
  1. Bona Fide

    Bona Fide Guest

    So I'll be the first to admit that formal events are most definitely NOT my thing. I have a graduation to go to tomorrow - it's therefore formal but also light, which means I don't have to go with the white shirt and black tie. Therefore I've come to these 3 options:

    1. Gray shirt w/ black tie
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    I like this one because it's kind of modern and trendy. As far as I can tell, monochromatic is the shit to rock in terms of modern formal wear?

    2. Red shirt w/ gold or red tie
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    I realize the gold tie is a tad bold, but I don't think it's ostentatious. Of course, I have the red tie for a more subdued look.

    I know they aren't ironed...I'll do that tonight or tomorrow morning. :o
     
  2. ihaveanevilplan

    ihaveanevilplan Everybody wake up, wake up, it's time to get down Moderator

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    are those your only two choices? in terms of shirts?

    the first one is safe, but boring
    and the 2nd one hurts my eyes
     
  3. Bona Fide

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    I also have a light green shirt, but no suitable ties. I only have a dark blue tie and another reddish one.
     
  4. Baited

    Baited Fur Ballin OT Supporter

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    i don't like the red shirt with red tie at all

    i chose the 1st one because out of those choices it's the best imo

    i'd say the gold tie would work with a different color red... more like the red on the red tie
     
  5. Bona Fide

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    :hsd: I need one of you to come shop with me for dress shirts.
     
  6. ihaveanevilplan

    ihaveanevilplan Everybody wake up, wake up, it's time to get down Moderator

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    you can never go wrong with white and blue dress shirts

    the trick is to find some versatile ties. I'm about to goto a baseball game, but i'll post up some good combos later
     
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    hit up Ross, Marshalls, TJ Maxx, or someplace of the like if you're on a budget. you can find decent stuff there for good prices


    or if you can spend a little money, hit up Express and pick up a shirt there

    the 1MX shirts fit nicely on me, but i'm pretty thin (such as 1st shirt on 1st page of menu)

    if it's outdoors, maybe get a double striped shirt (4th page, 3rd one over)

    http://www.expressfashion.com/styles/mens.jsp?groupId=17


    they also always have good sales
     
  8. Hiero

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    I like the first choice because it looks like a basic color combination. The others seem a bit flashy/ don't seem to match color-wise, in my opinion.
     
  9. Jacy

    Jacy red lipstick brigade

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    voted for the grey shirt + black tie

    i saw a guy wearing a red shirt, white skinny tie, and black slacks and suit jacket.. it was so sexy
     
  10. Mag Master 21

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    they're all complete shit.
     
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    i don't like any of them that much.
    but I'll say #1 if that's what you have to choose from.

    some people will look better in some colours depending on their skin tone.
     
  12. Pringles

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    red shirt with gold tie if you can pull the style. Or be societies bitch and do the standard black/gray.
     
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    Option 3#

    Get the fuck to Saks now, because those choices are horrible.
     
  14. Gek

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    your shit/tie combo is eh, I understand not everyone wears suits everyday, but you should occasionally buy some ties/shirts just in case.

    i like to wear a bold tie with a striped shirt or vise versa, like a solid colored shirt with a diagonally striped tie of the same shade of colors is what I've come to like... If you have a nice black pinstriped shirt, that gold tie might work with it. hell even that black tie you got might work with it. If all else fails get a "power" shiny silver tie for that gray shirt.

    i'd post pics but i'm too lazy right now, =P
     

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