How to Choose Your Tie

The tie makes a man.

It is this saying (invented by us) you need to do your when the situation requires the purchase of a tie.
In fact, we will judge more likely a man on his choice of accessories than on price or cutting of her costume (which does not mean that you can grant you the right to wear only polyester suits if your accessories are in good taste!).

How to Choose Your Tie

There are a multitude of ties in InternetAges with different colors, forms and tissue. It is necessary to know what color and pattern will suit best with your shirt.

The Choice of Material

Before taking into account the pattern and color of your tie future, it is important to decide which material to choose since there are a plethora.
So, know that the most luxurious silk ties are made, regarding both resistant and shiny (a solid color will be adapted to a formal outfit while a tie or grenadine silk twill bring a touch more relaxed, more casual to the rest of the outfit) and all are designated to accompany your finest two-piece office (if your bet has to be very formal) or during special occasions.

Furthermore, wool ties, cashmere, cotton or even linen have made interesting depending on the time of year and the materials of the clothing worn. Thus, the tie knit ringardisée since the 80s, returns to the center stage both in casual outfits that more formal. It’s the same for the tie in linen, which fit perfectly in a summer outfit on your next vacation on the French Riviera.

The Choice of Color

It’s hard to know what color to choose depending on the color of his shirt and his suit. The two key points to keep in mind during this difficult choice are color matching and the holding level of formality.
If your tie has two visible colors, ensure that one of them reflects subtly color your shirt or your jacket. If your tie has three or more colors, put there in your outfits with soft colors so the colors do not “swear” not them.
To make you a better idea of harmonizing colors, use the color wheel. Indeed, some colors are complementary to each other.

The operation of the circle is very simple: choose a color, adjacent portions will be similar, the one opposite the complementary and contrasting colors are those that are cut off by the “Y” that cuts the wheel in three.
For example, purple, like its colors are purple blue and purple red, its complementary is yellow and contrast are green and orange.

The Choice of Width

The width of the tie is also essential. You can well have chosen a beautiful pattern and color appropriate, if the width of your tie clashes with the rest of your set, the upstream work will be for nothing.

The only rule to remember is to choose a tie whose width is proportional to your lapel. Note also that the more your shoulder width, the greater the width of your tie will be high and vice versa (without falling into the excesses of course).

The Choice of Pattern

Here is the last chapter of our guide but not least. Indeed, choosing a tie pattern can quickly become divisive issue.
If you are not the reckless kind, stay on a plain tie you possess multiple copies, varying colors and textures to suit you all situations.
On the contrary, if you want to try to patterned tie, read on if you want to look like the clown who was invited to your birthday as a kid:

Two Similar Reasons

Avoid at all costs that they are the same size in order to avoid an optical effect very unpleasant to the eye. Try for example a striped shirt and a striped tie with club or different size stripes for the shirt and tie.

Two Different Patterns

Keep in mind to choose patterns of similar size in order not to swear the two patterns.

Size of The Patterns

Be careful not to choose too big ties grounds flashy or worse, contrasting (unless you want to give headaches to your audience). A patterned tie must indicate your elegance and your discretion.