Shirt and Tie Combinations

Navigating your way through shirt and tie combinations can often be tricky, but Ted’s here to help with a few well-chosen rules on how to match your tie with your shirt. Whether your shirt’s a classic blue, a playful pink, or a white blank canvas, a well-chosen tie is an essential finishing touch to add a pop of colour here or a subdued accent there. Follow Ted’s tips to guarantee your ensembles always make the right impression.

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What Tie Goes with a Blue Shirt?

Wondering what colour tie to wear with a blue shirt? A staple for any modern gent’s repertoire, a light blue shirt will take you effortlessly from boardroom to bar. Choosing a tie in a darker shade of your shirt is a good rule of thumb – a darker blue or navy tie ensures your look stays dapper, not distracting. For a pop of panache, opt for florals, but stick with a blue-based colour scheme to keep things polished.


What Tie Goes with a White Shirt?

The most versatile of all, no man’s wardrobe should be without a well-cut plain white shirt. Quite literally a blank canvas, a white shirt tie combo provides endless possibilities. For subdued sophistication, Ted’s sumptuous silk ties come in an array of block colours to add understated finesse to your look. Looking for something a little more eye-catching? A pop of print will have heads turning for all the right reasons – explore Ted’s vibrant designs for unbeatable style.


What Tie Goes with a Pink Shirt?

Real men wear pink, so ensure you do it properly with one of Ted’s exquisite designs. Deciding what colour tie to wear with a pink shirt can be daunting, but Ted’s reliable rules guarantee you won’t put a foot (or neck) wrong. For a fail-safe look, opt for pink-based shades like purple or mauve, or if you’re looking to make a statement, contrasting blue-green tones look the business and will guarantee your status as a style authority.


How to Style a Printed Shirt

For those with a penchant for patterns, Ted’s got your shirt tie combo sorted; if you’re opting for a print, the trick is to make your tie stand out against your shirt. With subtler prints (a checked or striped shirt), a bolder printed tie in a darker, matching colour scheme works well to draw the eye and anchor your outfit. If your shirt is making the statement, keep the tie darker but opt for a block colour to avoid an overwhelming look: hello, Prints Charming.