Dye Your Tie; Wear Denim On Your Back

I’m a fan of denim shirts, as long as one doesn’t wear them with denim. Good with a suit and tie, I think, but it’s not easy finding an elegant non-Western shirt—perhaps someone will make an off-the-rack one, one day.

This one (by American Apparel) is great—no button down collar, which I don’t think is right for a thick material like this—and a collar bar works nicely with it. It’s not exactly denim, but close enough for comfort (literally). With a solid wool tie—customized here by myself with three different Sharpies—and a tweed suit (with very baggy trousers) that reminds me of my geography teacher in English boarding school, it’s a departure, but not so far, from Downton Abbey.

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6 thoughts on “Dye Your Tie; Wear Denim On Your Back

  1. Thanks for the tip. Since I saw Bruce Willis sporting a denim shirt with a tie and a suit on the cover of GQ, I have been trying to find a wearable one.

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