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Anyone else have this problem:

Basically, when attempting to match two items together (usually a Navy blazer with a tie that contains a Navy stripe, or to a lesser extent socks with trousers), the dye lots are off by just enough to make the two seem to clash rather than compliment. I suppose this happens with any two shades that are similar but not quite the same, but it's particularly problematic with Navy, which is such a wardrobe staple. Maybe that's why I haven't had much of an issue with variations of charcoal gray- I don't own many gray ties.
I do run into this as well with navy slacks and socks. I haven't worried about it with a tie because the distance between the tie and pants is usually enough that a slight difference isn't noticed. But socks can look goofy in my mind.

With a blue blazer, I usually wear khaki or grey slacks so I don't have this issue.
 
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