To tie or not to tie, that is the question. Where is it acceptable to not wear one? Where must you always been seen wearing one? Lets find out.
Patterned Jackets & Ties
A heavily patterned jacket does not always require a tie. These jackets are a big enough statement on their own. They do not need a extra colour or pattern. Patterned suits like our Hardy Navy Suit can go well with a linen shirt in the summer.
If the invite is mere days before the event. You don’t have to rush to find one. Especially if you don’t have one. Late notice is the perfect excuse not to wear one.
Dress code & Ties
If you are unsure of the dress code, a tie can be a risk. You will risk turning up to the event looking overdressed. However, if you turn up without one but a sharp looking suit. Then a tie can be the accessory you don’t need.
If you stain then keeping it on is a bad idea. A stained tie can be ridiculous obvious. Therefore, if you stain it, don’t be afraid to excuse yourself to the bathroom and remove it. It can create a better look for you than a stained fabric.
The full suit
The full suit is considered to be; trousers, waistcoat and jacket. This assemble is almost guaranteed to require a tie. That is to say, a set with the addition of a pocket square will be the thing that brings the whole look together. Giving you that professional and suave look.
A wedding, a funeral, any kind of formal occasion requires a tie to be worn. In other words, it is a special and formal occasion that means you have to look your best. Above all, neck addition is the best way to do this.
The Winchester shirt is a classic known for its different collar and sometimes shirt cuffs. It is because of this contrasting colour that a neck tie must be worn. Winchester shirts are normally worn to more formal events for this reason.