Matching skinny neckties to your attire is more simple than you think. Since skinny ties are meant to be worn for casual, non-business attire, you do not need to know how to tie a perfectly symetrical full Windsor tie knot. The retro look of the 50s and 60s is desired, but there is plenty of room for interpretation and to add you own personal style. The most important thing when wearing skinny ties is that you got to feel good about making a fashion statement: Wear the skinny tie with confidence.
Some men can pull of skinny ties better than others. Most important is your body type. The preferred type is tallish and lean – almost on the skinny/ athletic side. Most fashion designers show the skinny tie on men with a slightly darker complexion as typical for Italians, Spanish, and South American.
During the 50s and 60s mostly darker colors shades were popluar. Bright pastel colors didn’t come into stuyle util the late 60s and 70s. The good news about this is, that as long as you stay within a certina richness in color, cobning differnt shades is quite easy.
Common colors for the retro look:
- Shades of brown
- Gray, charcoal, and silver
- champagne color, and dark yellows
A great way to match the skinny tie is with fitted, washed style jeans, fitted dress shirt, and loafers. Don’t tuck in the shirt, roll up the sleves or leave them unbuttoned, and leave teh top button open. The tie should be tied looslt with a small assymetrical tie knot.