How to combine ties and striped shirts?


When our parents had to wear a shirt and tie, they didn't even combine a striped shirt with a patterned tie, quite the opposite. But now, from the hand of more revolutionary designers this is a boom and today Stylish Men We will give you the guidelines to enter this new trend.

Before, a gentleman did not think of mixing stripes, squares, arabesques or polka dots in the same outfit. But for some time, fashion has become more permissive and let the imagination run wild to achieve combinations capable of impressing the demanding female eye.

In order not to be mistaken, there are two basic rules to follow when combining:

  • The first indicates that the patterns are spaced or interspersed (for example, tainted suit, plain shirt and diagonal striped tie).
  • The second ensures that the colors must be in harmony, that is, that the color of the shirt is repeated in the pattern of the tie.

The stamps can be combined with each other as long as the sizes are different. The rule to combine the shirt and tie is that the tie must always stand out over the shirt and if you want it to be the other way around, the tie must be smooth.

How to achieve the combinations?

A viable combination case would be when the shirt is blue striped with a white background, and the tie is diagonally striped. The important thing not to be ridiculed is that the width of the stripes is different from each other and in a different direction.

Something similar happens when the shirts are squared. Although they do not look very elegant with square ties, they go well with striped and plain ties.

The most combinable is, without a doubt, the plain shirt since it admits any tie and places all the attention on it. If you choose a plain tie, make sure that it always stands out above the shirt so that the look is not too uniform.

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