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  • View Poll Results: Year 13 Prom - Tie or Bow Tie?
    Tie
    12
    33.33%
    Bow-Tie
    24
    66.67%

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    Hey Guys;

    Well, I have my year 13 prom coming up on Thursday and was wondering what people prefer (I think I know what the results will be). My parents are saying to where a bow tie but I would like to get people's views on them both.
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    (Original post by Scienceisgood)
    Hey Guys;

    Well, I have my year 13 prom coming up on Thursday and was wondering what people prefer (I think I know what the results will be). My parents are saying to where a bow tie but I would like to get people's views on them both.
    Depends on the style of the suit and the accompanying items
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    (Original post by Scienceisgood)
    Hey Guys;

    Well, I have my year 13 prom coming up on Thursday and was wondering what people prefer (I think I know what the results will be). My parents are saying to where a bow tie but I would like to get people's views on them both.
    Hey,

    What kinda suit will you be wearing? A tux? And also what colour is the suit and what colour bow ties and ties do you have?

    Lol, some pics of similar items on the internet would be helpful
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    Can't go wrong with a thin black tie
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    (Original post by Scienceisgood)
    Well, we are getting the suit today, I am assuming it will look something like this:

    http://www.marksandspencer.com/Autog..._rd_s=center-3
    Well I'd say that if you're wearing a white shirt, then the tie or bow tie would have to be black. Bow-tie is a pleasant look for a prom, but tie also looks good. Are you going to wear a slim tie or a normal tie?
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    (Original post by Lovefoxxx_93)
    Can't go wrong with a thin black tie
    Black tie?!
    Isn't that associated with funerals? :confused:
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    (Original post by Lovefoxxx_93)
    Can't go wrong with a thin black tie
    :five:
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    (Original post by TheGirlNextDoor)
    Well I'd say that if you're wearing a white shirt, then the tie or bow tie would have to be black. Bow-tie is a pleasant look for a prom, but tie also looks good. Are you going to wear a slim tie or a normal tie?
    Probably go for normal because thin ties don't really sit well on me. =l
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    If you are getting a navy business suit like posted above then get a tie. If you are getting a dinner jacket then get a bow tie. Either way do not get a skinny black tie, especially if you are getting a navy suit.

    Make sure the suit fits correctly and wherever it doesn't fit get a tailor to alter it.
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    (Original post by Scienceisgood)
    Probably go for normal because thin ties don't really sit well on me. =l
    Thin ties don't suit anyone tbh, really don't understand the love for them.
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    (Original post by Scienceisgood)
    Probably go for normal because thin ties don't really sit well on me. =l
    Okay, well I'd say go for the bow-tie if it's a prom-looking suit (i.e tux, dinner etc) but if you're wearing a regular smart suit, then a tie.

    What colour shirt?
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    Yes, I'd say get a regular tie, not a skinny/thin one.

    Are you wearing a white shirt?
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    White Shirt
    Probably dinner suit (pends what they have in store)
    Suit Colour - Prefer navy blue
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    (Original post by Scienceisgood)
    Black tie?!
    Isn't that associated with funerals? :confused:
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    No, it's very handsome!

    And looks a lot more sophisticated than the pastel or neon coloured ties some guys wore to my prom. Especially if they matched their tie with their girlfriend's hideously coloured dress.
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    Simple answer;

    If you're wearing a dinner jacket you wear a bow tie.

    If you're wearing a normal suit jacket, not that you would at an evening/black tie event, you wear a normal tie.
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    (Original post by Scienceisgood)
    White Shirt
    Probably dinner suit (pends what they have in store)
    Suit Colour - Prefer navy blue
    Dinner suit - then bow tie.
    Suit - then tie. I personally think slim ties look better but regular ties are nice too.
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    (Original post by Scienceisgood)
    White Shirt
    Probably dinner suit (pends what they have in store)
    Suit Colour - Prefer navy blue
    You do realise the thing you posted above isn't a dinner suit don't you?
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    (Original post by Renal)
    Simple answer;

    If you're wearing a dinner jacket you wear a bow tie.

    If you're wearing a normal suit jacket, not that you would at an evening/black tie event, you wear a normal tie.
    This. You should be wearing a dinner jacket if the dress code is "Black Tie" (Your bow tie doesn't actually have to be black). If the dress code isn't black tie, don't wear a bow tie or a dinner jacket.

    A dinner Jacket is a black suit jacket with silk (shiny looking) lapels
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    Personal preference but if you're deciding to go with a bow tie, go for a wing collared shirt.

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