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Skinny tie vs. standard tie watch

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    Hi all,I was wondering when someone would use a skinny tie compared to when someone would use a standard thick tie.Are there any norms as to when you would use each one?Thanks!
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    Skinny - possibly in creative industries, fashion, design, etc except journalism.

    Standard - everything else.
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    Skinny = fashion.
    Standard = professional.
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    Skinny tie - If you want to look like a **** who could work in a phones shop. Preferably pair with a **** haircut like the short-back-and-sides, and a grey suit. Also, make sure you don't tie it up to the top, and have the top button undone, to perfect the look.

    Normal tie - If you're not a ****
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    (Original post by Surrey Bubble15)
    Skinny tie - If you want to look like a **** who could work in a phones shop. Preferably pair with a **** haircut like the short-back-and-sides, and a grey suit. Also, make sure you don't tie it up to the top, and have the top button undone, to perfect the look.

    Normal tie - If you're not a ****
    Harsh as it sounds, I pretty much agree with this.

    Seeing someone wearing a skinny tie (invariably coupled with ill-fitting skinny suit) always makes me think they probably bought it as part of a 'my first prom suit' deal from Topman.
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    (Original post by russellsteapot)
    Harsh as it sounds, I pretty much agree with this.

    Seeing someone wearing a skinny tie (invariably coupled with ill-fitting skinny suit) always makes me think they probably bought it as part of a 'my first prom suit' deal from Topman.
    Spot on old boy
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    Skinny ties just look unprofessional IMO :dontknow:
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    (Original post by rockrunride)
    Skinny - possibly in creative industries, fashion, design, etc except journalism.

    Standard - everything else.
    So not really for financial services or banking or hedge fund and the sort?


    (Original post by AP1989)
    Skinny = fashion.
    Standard = professional.
    Great, thanks!


    (Original post by Surrey Bubble15)
    Skinny tie - If you want to look like a **** who could work in a phones shop. Preferably pair with a **** haircut like the short-back-and-sides, and a grey suit. Also, make sure you don't tie it up to the top, and have the top button undone, to perfect the look.

    Normal tie - If you're not a ****
    Okay, thanks for the frank opinion
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    Skinny tie - never :P
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    (Original post by 29Bilal96)
    Skinny tie - never :P
    A lot of the teachers (male, obviously) wear them without a jacket....
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    And with a tie clip
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    Man, people on here are so serious and traditional.

    Traditionally yes:

    Skinny - possibly in creative industries, fashion, design, etc except journalism.

    Standard - everything else.

    But thats only a generation rather than a rule for example, have you seen suits? Mike Ross always wears a skinny tie. I ve also seen alot of people around canary wharf wear skinny ties.
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    Am I the only one who likes skinny ties? I think skinny ties look great for smart casual occasions or for workplaces which do not have strict traditional uniforms. If you're wearing an ill fitted suit, whether that be skinny or traditional you're going to look bad. So just make sure it fits properly and then start from there.
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    Yeah I only wear skinny ties to get a smart casual look but if you want to look professional stick with the standard tie!
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    Skinny ties are not professional in any way shape or form. They're tacky and chavvy.
    Normal ties are much nicer and classier.
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    Skinny ties have been overused by chav scum.

    Keep it traditional - looks much better.
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    (Original post by Steezy)
    Skinny ties have been overused by chav scum.

    Keep it traditional - looks much better.
    Thanks!
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    (Original post by londoncricket)
    Thanks!
    The tie width should be the same as the lapel width.
 
 
 
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