The Fashion For Men – Choosing tie for your shirt is not difficult if you know the rule of shirt and tie combinations. But do not underestimate, some folks look tacky because they pick the wrong tie color for their appearances.
The color match is the basic knowledge when people matching clothes for them. As you can see, the picture besides is color wheel to help you combine your outfits.
1. Complementary color is from the opposite
2. Three parts of the wheel is contrasting section. Do not combine this color
3. Similar color is the other side of our basic color.
For example: yellow is opposite of purple, making it a complementary colour. Similar color are orange and green, while blue and red are three sections away from purple, its contrasting.
1) White Shirt
White shirt is suitable with all tie models and colors. White is neutral, so you can combine with any motif and colors, except white tie. That is why, white is favorite for casual or formal because of its style flexibility.
2) Solid Color
Compared with choosing tie for white shirt, it is more difficult to pick the suitable tie for other solid color like blue or red shirt. But with wheel color, you can imagine the basic idea to combine them. The rules are simple, first choose the complementary tie color for the shirt. And the second is, tie color have to darker than the shirt.
The problem is when your shirt is black, which is the darkest level of color. The options are limited, but still can be awesome. You can use black tie as well, or the dark type of other color like dark red or dark blue.
3) Gingham Shirt
When you decide to wear gingham, it means that you should consider the basic color and the line color. The color wheel main concept is still being used, with a bit adjustment. You have to make sure that the darkest part of your top attire is your tie.
4) Striped Shirt
How to combine striped shirt and tie? It is a little tricky, be careful about the pattern that you want to use for your tie. Polka dot tie is fine, but not too big and adjust with the line pattern thickness. You can use striped tie too if you want. The color rule is the same by using wheel color method.
Thats all about shirt and tie combinations that can be your reference before you buy tie. Other things you should care is the shirt body parts that you should understand. Happy choosing all!