I wouldn't do it. Stick with a pattern with a light ground like a tattersall for that look.Does anyone know where to get a black watch tartan or close to the authentic tartan button down shirt? JAB has a tan background look alike but not the real thing that goes with a black knit tie and blazer.
I once found it to be a flattering look for me, but as I accelerate towards senility, perhaps less so. But I think I'd go with a navy knit tie. (Used to have a nice cashmere version, but the moths got it. Strange, gourmet moths, didn't disturb anything else!)I wouldn't do it. Stick with a pattern with a light ground like a tattersall for that look.
I've never thought tartan sport shirts appropriate for a necktie. OK for a casual open-necked outfit with a blazer or tweed jacket, though.
This is a great shirt. I wore it today, in fact.L.L. Bean has a blackwatch button down shirt at https://www.llbean.com/webapp/wcs/s...1&langId=-1&parentCategory=504191&cat4=504190