Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Too Much Purple
I like this combination of shirt and tie. In fact, I love it. And I love my burgundy belt and various burgundy shoes. Why not combine them?
Unfortunately, it turns out you really can have too much purple/pink/associated hues. The assemblage on display here really brings out the purple in the burgundy and makes everything else look even more purple, even the slacks.
Much more pleasing to wear black leather with this outfit. That way, the gray pants coordinate with the black belt and shoes, but also with the gray in the tie, which in turn uses its pinkish purple to commune with the shirt.
Perhaps burgundy is more appropriate as a "pop" color when wearing otherwise drab tones--white, gray, and light blue, for example. Burgundy leather is also my favorite way to wear a navy suit.