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Old 12-26-2011, 05:29 PM
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Are purple ties symbolizing something these days? I see so many newscasters and sports announcers wearing them, day after day after day. Is this linked to some cause or is it just a hot color right now? I've been wondering this for a while now.
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Old 12-26-2011, 05:30 PM
 
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I have two myself. It looks great with dark pants and black shoes on a white or light purple pin-striped shirt.
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Old 12-26-2011, 05:36 PM
 
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Lavender is the new pink.
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Old 12-26-2011, 05:50 PM
 
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Lavender is somewhat lighter than purple. Lavender pin-striped shirts are awesome too. These are some of the best in the violet family.
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Old 12-26-2011, 07:29 PM
 
Location: North Shore Long Island
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I love purples on my husband. I just made him purchase a couple of new Kiton ties in that color while out shopping.

The purple hues just work well with so many colors: pale yellow, white, light blue, pink, lavender, etc..
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Old 12-26-2011, 07:35 PM
 
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ah, aubergine. a beautiful color.
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Old 12-26-2011, 08:12 PM
 
Location: Destrehan, Louisiana
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LSU baby, greaux tigers


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Old 12-26-2011, 08:46 PM
 
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I'll post the pictures of my favourite purple tie some time.

But let's get a little contrarian here and look at bow-ties.

With a faint lavender dress shirt, this may not look bad. Purple's always good, it's less flashy than pink and does its job


http://i.ebayimg.com/t/Hand-Made-100-Woven-Silk-Silver-Purple-SELF-TIE-Bow-Tie-2-5-wide-/00/s/MTYwMFgxNjAw/$(KGrHqRHJDME63ZMVcgsBO4TLnNtp!~~60_3.JPG
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Old 12-26-2011, 09:00 PM
 
Location: GOVERNMENT of TRAITORS & NAZIS
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I have had purple ties for years. About time society caught on...
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Old 12-26-2011, 09:34 PM
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but it's not connected to some sort of cause?
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