Do you match or clash?
Are odd socks your signature look? Or is head to toe coordination more your type of thing? Whether you match or clash, your tie and pocket square combo can say a lot about you! So make sure your suit accessories say what you want them to say about you! As always, Frederick Thomas London are here to help you answer that all important question, do you match or clash?

Match or Clash?


Matching your tie with your suit accessories, such as a pocket square, is a traditional and timeless look. Colour coordination is a classic for first timers, simple but effective. But if you're feeling more adventurous, corresponding patterned accessories can have a big impact. This well-established look is ideal for weddings and special occasions, showing exceptional effort. If you enjoy the matching look then we've got you covered! We have a wide range of harmonious accessories, from box sets to matching Fleur de Lis, Floral, and Polka Dot accessories! Here are a couple of our favourite Frederick Thomas London sets:

Knitted Ties with Matching Pocket Squares

Our collection of beautiful knitted ties and pocket square sets come in a range of colours. From bright pink and blue for a sophisticated night on the town, to more muted greys and blacks for a professional office look. Check out the rest of our matching ties and pocket square sets HERE.

The Business Set

Our Business Set Box Set is perfect example of polka dots at their finest. Smart and sophisticated - a perfect match!

The Skull Set

Just because it matches doesn't mean it has to be boring! Our matching skull set features our Pink Skull Tie, Silver Skull Cufflinks and Skull Lapel Pin - perfect for a more trendy and fun look. Browse the rest of our skull collection HERE.

If co-ordination is key, then check out our brand new Frederick Thomas London Box Sets. With new sets being added all the time you'll be in your element!


If the matching look is a bit too traditional and boring for you, then you'll love our perfectly clashing looks! Check out our blog on Dressing with Sprezzatura - the art of dressing carelessly for even more inspiration and top tips!

Spots and Stripes

Spots and stripes are a classic in clashing, the contrasting patterns work well to create a careless look. Featuring our Frederick Thomas London Turquoise Green Polka Dot Tie and Multicoloured Striped Pocket Square.

Silk and Tweed

The contrast between silk and tweed can create a bold and beautiful look . Silk is a delicate and soft material, while tweed is heavy and coarse. They can make a big impact when they are worn together. Featuring our Frederick Thomas London Silk Pink Paisley Pocket Square and Chocolate Checked Tweed Tie.

Never too many Patterns!

A variety of clashing patterns is a perfect way to break the rules. Especially with our Frederick Thomas London Four Corner Patterned Pocket Square, each corner has a different pattern to ensure maximum clashing! Pair with our Pink Floral Cotton Tie for a weird but wonderful look. you match or clash?

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From all of us at Frederick Thomas London, thank you for reading and see you next week.

Written by Emily Watson