Why wear blue with stripes?Blue is the colour of water and the sky. It has a natural and calming effect, both on you and those around you. But you may find that blue alone may be a bit too common. If so, stripes can add a bit more personality to solid blue, and this can help you put up a range of different images.
Different coloured stripes for different imagesDepending on what colour the stripes are on your tie, you can convey an image of sophistication, authority, confidence, and cleanness.
SophisticationGet blue and black stripes if you want to be elegant. Black will add sophistication to your outfit in a way that no other colour can. A blue and black striped tie is good for any formal occasions, and will make you look like the professional that you are.
AuthorityGet blue and red stripes if you want to be seen as the boss. Red stripes will add authority and energy. A blue and red striped tie is perfect if you’re in leadership positions within your organization.
ConfidenceGet blue and yellow stripes if you want to be positive and self-assured. Yellow will add life to your outfit if you’re an extroverted man. Wear at casual occasions of all types like parties and dates.
CleannessGet blue and white stripes if you want to have a more clean look. White balances out the conservative nature of blue by adding light. This is great for any formal occasion.
Light blue versus dark blueYou can also change the effect of your tie on others with different shades of blue. The darker the blue is, the more conservative your appearance will be. The lighter the blue, the more soothing it will be for other people.
Matching your tie to your outfit - a quick guideYou can wear this tie for both formal and informal occasions.
How to wear at formal occasionsThe best way to wear this tie formally is to wear it with a white shirt and a black suit over the top - you can do this with any colour combo. You can also wear a blue and black striped tie with a blue shirt and blue suit if you want to add a bit more colour.
How to wear casuallyFor the most part, this tie is a formal tie, since blue represents conservatism. But in some cases you can be a bit more more casual. You can wear a blue and yellow striped tie with a blue shirt (either plain blue or with patterns). You could also wear a blue and red tie with a blue shirt, if you want to lean more on the serene side if blue as opposed to the authoritative side of red.
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