That bizarre shirt-and-tie combination. Tim Kaine just wrapped his speech at the DNC, and though I was trying my best to pay attention to his actual talking points and his not-at-all-accurate-but-pretty-damn-entertaining Donald Trump impression, I kept getting distracted. Why?
It’s not that either of the two are bad. It’s just that, unlike Trump and Pence’s frighteningly penetrative “T” and “P,” they don’t belong together.
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Take a look at the light blue stripes on the tie. See how they’re almost exactly the same shade as the shirt? See how it seems like the tie itself stops for a moment, only to resume again and hover in midair? It’s…disquieting. Like watching someone wearing a green shirt while standing in front of a green screen.
Matching your clothes and accessories can be tricky, but here’s a tip: If your shirt and tie are so close in color that they literally disappear into one another, you’ve gone too far.
Good speech, though. (I think.)
Congrats, Tim Kaine, You’re the Internet’s New Dad