The proportions of the shirt collar, tie, and lapel width converge at an often overlooked and poorly executed intersection of men’s dress. And there’s usually a crash at that intersection.
If someone put a gun to my head and told me I could only wear solid Grenadine ties for the rest of my life, I’d manage. Quite well, in fact.
As I see it, the right width of a jacket lapel, the right width of a tie and the right width of a shirt collar are all connected. It’s about proportions, not trends.
Over the weekend, I was invited to a friend’s apartment for the first time here in Manhattan for an intimate gathering to hear him…