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The one trend that has not returned since it left (awhile ago) is the wraparound style made popular by Oakley in the 90's.
Sometimes skinny frames are trendy, sometimes big fat goggles are the trend.I'm expecting to get roasted on this one, but I'm going to stand my ground. It's a nice balance for my body type, and appears in proportion with the rest of what I'm wearing. Now, if you're a bigger guy, you can go for a bigger tie, absolutely.For most guys, with most body types, your tie should be 3 inches wide at its widest point. Conventional business attire for the last, I don't know, 40 years, has included wide, 3″ to 3.5″ ties. I'm an average build 170 lb guy, and if I wore a 3.5″ tie, it would be 25% to 30% of my midsection. Remember, tie width should be proportional to your suit jacket's lapel width.Kenneth Cole made a bajillion dollars off of all of us, but it's time we retire these bad boys.When the time comes that you can replace 'em, opt for a shoe shaped more like a typical oxford like these wingtips by Johnston & Murphy.