Patterns and styling tips
The fancy pattern
I’ve included in this section everything that doesn’t fit into the classic patterns: I wear them most of the time either with a very sober outfit (navy blue jacket, white shirt), or I play up the contrast with a very businesslike outfit with lots of stripes.
Here, consider both the anchor motif and the very bright blue of the tie, with slight purplish highlights. That’s why I opted for a light gray, which balances the final result well.