Matching a shirt

So, you've learned how to knot a tie, but now comes the hard question. How to find a shirt that fits your tie. 

Here are some general guidelines that may help you in your quest!


  • Usually, the tie should be darker than the shirt.

  • The shirt and tie should have some colors in common.

  • Try to avoid ties and shirts that have similar patterns, mix it up a bit.

  • If you're in doubt, pick a solid color shirt that compliments the tie.

  • Too monotone is boring, too contrasty is jarring. 

  • If it looks good, go for it.