It may be winter outside but spring clothing is popping up everywhere I turn. And men who are looking for an inexpensive seasonal wardrobe refresh should consider picking up a necktie or two with a white ground, like the one worn by actor George Hamilton in the photo.
Neckties with a strong white element are traditional summer wear, and they combine well with warm weather's paler shirts and lighter colored suits. Hamilton has chosen a charcoal suit and a white shirt, but his necktie would be equally at home next to a tan suit and a white or gray patterned shirt.
That said, I do want to be clear that I do not recommend that a man's sun tan matches his shoes.