Ever wonder how to match your necktie with your dress shirt?
Paste Magazine has a great writeup from this past spring detailing tips on how to pair your dress shirt colors and your necktie colors and patterns.
They offer tips for the solid shirt:
“You can get away with any color or pattern tie, but keep it slim to evoke an elegant, classic look”
…and striped shirt:
“The no.1 rule of tie/shirt pattern pairing: vary the size and scale of your patterns. If you’re combining stripes with stripes (you rebel), contrast them as much as possible.”
…and checked shirt:
“Gingham and plaid shirts are a safe way to bring some personal style to your office uniform, and this is where tie pairing gets more fun.”