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How to Match Shirt and Tie Patterns
04 · 05 · 2013

How to Match Shirt and Tie Patterns

Written by Beckett Simonon

So you’ve been sticking with plain ties and shirts but feel it's time to earn some extra style points by adding some patterns?

No worries, we've got you covered! Shirt and tie patterns are great if you want to stand out from the crowd and will bring a new life to your look.

Just make sure your pattern groupings aren't making the people looking at you dizzy. If you haven't made the jump yet, we made this handy cheat sheet. Here you can learn the basics and develop your own combinations and style. Enjoy!

How to match shirt and tie patterns.
Recommended Shirts: J.Hilburn, Ledbury, Bonobos, Frank and Oak.
Recommended Ties: The Knottery, J. Crew, Alexander Olch, The Hill-Side.
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Mohsin Sidhu Sep 11, 2014

Excellent Article,
I like the way you mention all this with info-graphics. i also sale shirts and ties online on and your Article help me lot.
Keep posting these type of Articles, they help the user so much.

Dr. Bickenheuser Aug 23, 2013

Great post! Show us how to tie a full Windsor, a half Windsor, and a Four Square knot. Thanks.

Nitin G Kambli May 23, 2013

Excellent Article.
Pls also provide information on various knot types for eg. Simple triangular know without dimple, with single dimple & another with double dimple etc

richard beck May 16, 2013

hey, if i am wearing a madras check shirt, or a popdot shirt, you should be darned glad i am wearing a tie AT ALL.

Enrico Foschi May 16, 2013

This is just fantastic. Thanks for sharing

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