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Men who dont wear ties in business setting are trash.

Sorry...NOT SORRY

by Anonymousreply 80June 26, 2022 11:41 AM

Outdated / archaic.

by Anonymousreply 1May 12, 2022 3:29 PM

Fat shopbottom OP said what, now?

by Anonymousreply 2May 12, 2022 3:38 PM

The World According to Old People.

by Anonymousreply 3May 12, 2022 3:42 PM

Ties are like ball torture for your neck.

by Anonymousreply 4May 12, 2022 3:52 PM

R4 bitch

by Anonymousreply 5May 16, 2022 3:46 AM

The probably don't wear socks either.

I hate that type.

by Anonymousreply 6May 16, 2022 3:50 AM

Genetics gave me a pretty thick neck. Wearing a tie is torture for me.

by Anonymousreply 7May 16, 2022 3:53 AM

[quote] Who wants to be strangled all day?

Um, me!

by Anonymousreply 8May 16, 2022 3:53 AM

At 35, I think ties are useless and I don’t see the point of them.

by Anonymousreply 9May 16, 2022 3:54 AM

OP = Remembers the fanfare about sliced bread.

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by Anonymousreply 10May 16, 2022 3:57 AM

I wear ties for job interviews, weddings and funerals, and that's it

by Anonymousreply 11May 16, 2022 3:57 AM

I misplaced my tie—

by Anonymousreply 12May 16, 2022 4:07 AM

I like ties. Women have fashion options in a business setting, where men are limited to blue/black/grey suits. We have ties and shirts to put in a little color. So I'm not losing my ties.

by Anonymousreply 13May 16, 2022 4:13 AM

I don’t think it’s trashy, but it’s just such a tired and played out look. I mean Tom Ford started this jacket with no tie look back in the NINETIES, that’s like 30 years ago. Enough is enough

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by Anonymousreply 14May 16, 2022 4:22 AM

OP, how old are you?

I'm just curious, and not trying to make fun of you.

But seriously, you must be over 50 because most young guys today don't wear ties. Most of them can barely be bothered to wear a dress shirt.

Everything in today's world is about comfort.

And now with people working from home?

You're lucky if a guy even bothers to wear pants.

by Anonymousreply 15May 16, 2022 4:22 AM

Another victim

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by Anonymousreply 16May 16, 2022 4:24 AM

Would have looked so much better with a tie

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by Anonymousreply 17May 16, 2022 4:31 AM

I look haf in a tie so yeah I wear them.

by Anonymousreply 18May 16, 2022 4:44 AM

Wrong, OP. Ties are pointless and I'm glad they're on the way out. Why should I tie an ornamental silk noose around my neck just because everyone else is doing it? Fuck that shit. People who do stuff for traditions sake are stupid.

by Anonymousreply 19May 16, 2022 6:19 AM

R14 Ok and a tie, which has been around for like 300 years is not a tired look?

by Anonymousreply 20May 16, 2022 6:28 AM

r14 has the dumbest comment. Tom Ford didn't invent the concept of not wearing a tie. What a crock of fucking shit.

by Anonymousreply 21May 16, 2022 6:32 AM

Ties and suits are oppressive to me. It could be my gayness and how I used to be forced to wear them as a kid. It’s like saying women should be expected to wear dresses.

by Anonymousreply 22May 16, 2022 6:41 AM

It is a test of character, dear R19. Obvi, you have zero problem announcing your faux pas ridden upbringing

by Anonymousreply 23May 20, 2022 3:58 AM

I hate ties, they're uncomfortable and old-timey. It's the 21st Century and ties are on the way out.

by Anonymousreply 24May 20, 2022 4:01 AM

For me it's not the tie, it's the generally sloppy look that is bothersome. Tuck your shirt is and shave your face. People don't understand why they don't command respect, but how one presents themself is important.

by Anonymousreply 25May 20, 2022 4:09 AM

R21: please read carefully what I wrote:

[quote] Tom Ford started this jacket with no tie look back in the NINETIES

No where did I say he ‘invent[ed] the concept of not wearing a tie.’

What I said was he started the trend, meaning he helped popularize this look in the 90s.

If you can’t tell the difference between ‘inventing’ and ‘starting a trend’, then there’s no way I can help you.

Please learn to read carefully before you accused anyone of stupidity. Otherwise it just reflects badly on you.

by Anonymousreply 26May 20, 2022 4:15 AM

It is true that Tom Ford helped make the no-tie look popular.

by Anonymousreply 27May 20, 2022 4:21 AM

R27: thank you. I’m old enough as I actually lived through the 90s and experienced first hand all the fashion foibles of the decade.

Cargo pants anyone?

Or square-toed shoes?

by Anonymousreply 28May 20, 2022 4:46 AM

They are all trash.

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by Anonymousreply 29May 20, 2022 4:53 AM

The boomers are having a normal one, I see.

by Anonymousreply 30May 20, 2022 5:14 AM

This is eldergay catnip.

by Anonymousreply 31May 20, 2022 5:29 AM

Thank you for pointing that out now go roll your wheelchair back into the activity room with the rest of the boomers.

- thanks bye

by Anonymousreply 32May 20, 2022 5:40 AM

There is a reasonable alternative to being a slob.

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by Anonymousreply 33May 20, 2022 5:40 AM

This elder gay denounces all that is youth, today. They are so boring. Meow, scratch, scratch.

by Anonymousreply 34May 20, 2022 6:38 AM

The otherwise handsome Josh Kushner, making a strong case for Bringing the Tie back

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by Anonymousreply 35June 19, 2022 9:37 AM

Something missing in this picture

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by Anonymousreply 36June 19, 2022 9:39 AM

^ yes the guy on the left is losing his eyebrows due to the over use of tweezers!

by Anonymousreply 37June 19, 2022 9:44 AM

Ew. What losers are still going into the office like OP.

by Anonymousreply 38June 19, 2022 1:19 PM

Piss-elegant OP has trouble with English and therefore has no room to cast stones at anyone...

by Anonymousreply 39June 19, 2022 2:52 PM

r38 = recluse hoarder

by Anonymousreply 40June 19, 2022 11:19 PM

Lol you can dream R40.

by Anonymousreply 41June 20, 2022 12:29 PM

I'm saving my class-based rage for coworkers who attend in-person meetings wearing sweatpants.

by Anonymousreply 42June 20, 2022 12:37 PM

r41 = fatty mcfatterson

by Anonymousreply 43June 20, 2022 2:36 PM

OP: Is WFH an exception?

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by Anonymousreply 44June 22, 2022 8:50 AM

no, r44, it promo unprofessionalism, plus those teams vid calls

by Anonymousreply 45June 22, 2022 8:57 AM

I’m trash

by Anonymousreply 46June 22, 2022 9:23 AM

R45: Lolz apparently he [Rufus Gifford] was on a Zoom call with President Biden in that pic

by Anonymousreply 47June 22, 2022 9:50 AM

R46 me too.

Whats a "business setting" anyway? And why wouldnt an old oil stained wifebeater and tatty camo cargo pants be enough? Shit if its a fancy business I might even wear shoes

by Anonymousreply 48June 22, 2022 10:16 AM

well dear, r48, some fancy, tasteful ties would be a welcome distraction from the vista of your jiggling beer belly

by Anonymousreply 49June 22, 2022 3:17 PM

Its the same dinosaurs that want long trousers for dinner in holiday resorts FOR MEN ONLY while some fat cunt walks through in her Daisy Dukes but its ok cause "She's a woman" I mean?!?!??!?!

by Anonymousreply 50June 22, 2022 3:25 PM

well, women are creature of lowered expectation for a reason, r50

by Anonymousreply 51June 22, 2022 4:56 PM

In many industries, someone under the age of 70 wearing a tie to a meeting would call attention to the wearer, which is the last thing you'd want to do--and not in a good way.

Tech, media, advertising--the uniform for any sort of conference or formal meeting is dark jeans or "five pocket pants" a collared shirt and a sport coat, which for many guys seems to be the jacket of the one suit they own.

Even weddings and b'nai mitzvot are much less formal these days

by Anonymousreply 52June 22, 2022 9:28 PM

sounds like you need to grow some balls r52 and rebel against the trash culture

by Anonymousreply 53June 22, 2022 9:40 PM

I’m retired now but enjoyed wearing a tie. It reminded me I was at work.

by Anonymousreply 54June 22, 2022 11:56 PM

sounds like you're just trolling R53

by Anonymousreply 55June 23, 2022 2:01 AM

sounds like you are trash r55

by Anonymousreply 56June 23, 2022 2:27 AM

I've never automatically respected anyone judt because they wear a tie.

by Anonymousreply 57June 24, 2022 3:49 AM

^ * just

[quote]I hate jaded aesthetics that doesn’t renew itself

I hate awkward subject/verb agreement.

by Anonymousreply 58June 24, 2022 3:54 AM

Case in Point…?

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by Anonymousreply 59June 24, 2022 8:25 AM

R58: aesthetics can be counted as either plural or singular

[quote] 1 aesthetics also esthetics es-​ˈthe-​tiks , is-​ , British usually ēs-​ plural in form but singular or plural in construction : a branch of philosophy dealing with the nature of beauty, art, and taste and with the creation and appreciation of beauty

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by Anonymousreply 60June 24, 2022 8:30 AM

[quote]Would a Tie be able to Save him?

Not yet having destroyed his face saves him there, r59.

by Anonymousreply 61June 24, 2022 11:09 AM

[quote] You're lucky if a guy even bothers to wear pants.

He'd be luckier if he didn't.

by Anonymousreply 62June 24, 2022 11:46 AM

Tom Ford’s no tie look was just an extension of the 1980s Miami Vice look.

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by Anonymousreply 63June 24, 2022 12:04 PM

a tie is not just a look, it tells me that you were raised right with discipline, accountability, and will not blow me off when things get dicey

by Anonymousreply 64June 25, 2022 12:44 AM

Ties aren't fashionable anymore. It's mostly older people who still wear them.

by Anonymousreply 65June 25, 2022 12:47 AM

I'm sorry, OP, don't have something really important to worry about.

by Anonymousreply 66June 25, 2022 1:43 AM

i saw a young man clocked in w/o a tie yesterday, sad

by Anonymousreply 67June 25, 2022 9:01 AM

I use my neckties now only for binding unsuspected, drugged blind dates.

by Anonymousreply 68June 25, 2022 11:56 AM

r64, that's the way I feel about people who use upper and lower case correctly, and don't write run-on sentences. Glad I don't have to depend on you, now that things are "dicey."

by Anonymousreply 69June 25, 2022 12:09 PM

A couple of days ago, I was on the subway (live in NYC) going to work and I noticed several of the young guys were wearing white shirts. Is a white shirt still the favored choice of investment banks and law offices?

by Anonymousreply 70June 25, 2022 12:38 PM

I have a couple of beautiful ties for special occasions, like weddings, galas, receptions…

And it‘s always such a relief to take the damn thing off!

So no, OP, some things go out of fashion for a very good reason.

And the shirt Bradley Cooper is wearing doesn’t require a tie because of its design. It doesn’t need a noose to “complete” the look, because this IS the look.

by Anonymousreply 71June 25, 2022 12:49 PM

R64 amazing how easy it is to fool you just by wearing a piece of cloth around the neck.

People are running circles around you.

by Anonymousreply 72June 25, 2022 12:53 PM

I like wearing a tie and don't mind being one of a few or the only one in a room wearing one. I don't think it makes me a better person. I don't throw on a tie and pair of bluchers to run next door to the grocery store. And I don't care if other men wear a tie or not (there's a certain level of don't-give-a-fuck piss-stained sweat pants that might catch my eye as wrong but I'm not going to upbraid anyone or throw dagger eyes or speak badly about them because of their clothes.

by Anonymousreply 73June 25, 2022 1:02 PM

It really depends on the tie

by Anonymousreply 74June 25, 2022 1:19 PM

A good tie can cover a multitude of sins.

by Anonymousreply 75June 25, 2022 1:23 PM

I never wear a tie anymore just a suit coat and a dress shirt. No one has ever said anything to me.

by Anonymousreply 76June 25, 2022 1:36 PM

[quote]a tie is not just a look, it tells me that you were raised right with discipline, accountability, and will not blow me off when things get dicey

You must not have worked with very many administrators or cut-throat upper management types.

by Anonymousreply 77June 25, 2022 5:23 PM

I’m pretty sure Don Johnson wasn’t wearing a tie with his t-shirts in the 1980’s, so I don’t think you can credit Tom Ford with trailblazing anything.

by Anonymousreply 78June 25, 2022 5:27 PM

OP also wears a girdle and support hose.

by Anonymousreply 79June 25, 2022 7:31 PM

Here’s DL’s. [anti-]Fave Maddie Cawthorn, in a rather flamboyant suit, but sans tie: Church service as Business setting…?

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by Anonymousreply 80June 26, 2022 11:41 AM
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