MEN’S TIES / BOWS

There were times when men wore only men’s ties and forgot that you can actually wear something else than a tie and yet remain stylish. However, the world offashion develops and yet it is not that rare that it goes back to its roots. Eventually, the bow tie for men became a huge hit. It is the real queen and a necessary element of every stylish man wardrobe.

Patterned tie with logo od Salvatore Ferragamo Patterned tie with logo od Salvatore Ferragamo PERMANENT COLLECTION

Salvatore Ferragamo

Patterned tie with logo

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Patterned tie od Salvatore Ferragamo Patterned tie od Salvatore Ferragamo PERMANENT COLLECTION

Salvatore Ferragamo

Patterned tie

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Silk tie od Givenchy Silk tie od Givenchy

Givenchy

Silk tie

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Embroidered tie od Yohji Yamamoto Embroidered tie od Yohji Yamamoto

Yohji Yamamoto

Embroidered tie

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Yohji Yamamoto

Embroidered tie

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Embroidered tie od Yohji Yamamoto Embroidered tie od Yohji Yamamoto

Yohji Yamamoto

Embroidered tie

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Yohji Yamamoto

Embroidered tie

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Embroidered tie od Yohji Yamamoto Embroidered tie od Yohji Yamamoto

Yohji Yamamoto

Embroidered tie

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Embroidered tie od Yohji Yamamoto Embroidered tie od Yohji Yamamoto

Yohji Yamamoto

Embroidered tie

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Embroidered tie od Yohji Yamamoto Embroidered tie od Yohji Yamamoto

Yohji Yamamoto

Embroidered tie

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Yohji Yamamoto

Embroidered tie

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Pleated tie od Issey Miyake Homme Plisse Pleated tie od Issey Miyake Homme Plisse PERMANENT COLLECTION

Issey Miyake Homme Plisse

Pleated tie

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Issey Miyake Homme Plisse

Pleated pocket square

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Pleated tie od Issey Miyake Homme Plisse Pleated tie od Issey Miyake Homme Plisse PERMANENT COLLECTION

Issey Miyake Homme Plisse

Pleated tie

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Silk pocket square od Etro Silk pocket square od Etro

Etro

Silk pocket square

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Silk pocket square od Etro Silk pocket square od Etro

Etro

Silk pocket square

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Silk pocket square od Etro Silk pocket square od Etro

Etro

Silk pocket square

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Etro

Silk pocket square

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Silk tie od Salvatore Ferragamo Silk tie od Salvatore Ferragamo PERMANENT COLLECTION

Salvatore Ferragamo

Silk tie

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Silk tie od Salvatore Ferragamo Silk tie od Salvatore Ferragamo PERMANENT COLLECTION

Salvatore Ferragamo

Silk tie

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Silk bow tie od Dolce & Gabbana Silk bow tie od Dolce & Gabbana

Dolce & Gabbana

Silk bow tie

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Patterned pocket square od Paul Smith Patterned pocket square od Paul Smith PERMANENT COLLECTION

Paul Smith

Patterned pocket square

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Wool tie od Saint Laurent Wool tie od Saint Laurent PERMANENT COLLECTION

Saint Laurent

Wool tie

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Silk tie od Salvatore Ferragamo Silk tie od Salvatore Ferragamo PERMANENT COLLECTION

Salvatore Ferragamo

Silk tie

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Patterned tie od Saint Laurent Patterned tie od Saint Laurent PERMANENT COLLECTION

Saint Laurent

Patterned tie

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Patterned tie od Saint Laurent Patterned tie od Saint Laurent PERMANENT COLLECTION

Saint Laurent

Patterned tie

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Silk bow tie od Dolce & Gabbana Silk bow tie od Dolce & Gabbana

Dolce & Gabbana

Silk bow tie

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Silk logo tie od Giorgio Armani Silk logo tie od Giorgio Armani

Giorgio Armani

Silk logo tie

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Patterned tie od Emporio Armani Patterned tie od Emporio Armani

Emporio Armani

Patterned tie

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Emporio Armani

Patterned tie

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Printed silk bow tie od Dolce & Gabbana Printed silk bow tie od Dolce & Gabbana

Dolce & Gabbana

Printed silk bow tie

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Silk bow tie od Dolce & Gabbana Silk bow tie od Dolce & Gabbana

Dolce & Gabbana

Silk bow tie

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Patterned tie od Dolce & Gabbana Patterned tie od Dolce & Gabbana

Dolce & Gabbana

Patterned tie

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Patterned tie od Dolce & Gabbana Patterned tie od Dolce & Gabbana

Dolce & Gabbana

Patterned tie

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Patterned tie od Salvatore Ferragamo Patterned tie od Salvatore Ferragamo PERMANENT COLLECTION

Salvatore Ferragamo

Patterned tie

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Silk tie od Salvatore Ferragamo Silk tie od Salvatore Ferragamo PERMANENT COLLECTION

Salvatore Ferragamo

Silk tie

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Salvatore Ferragamo

Patterned tie

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Silk bow tie od Alexander McQueen Silk bow tie od Alexander McQueen PERMANENT COLLECTION

Alexander McQueen

Silk bow tie

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Alexander McQueen

Silk bow tie

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Alexander McQueen

Silk bow tie

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Silk pocket square od Dolce & Gabbana Silk pocket square od Dolce & Gabbana

Dolce & Gabbana

Silk pocket square

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Silk tie od Emporio Armani Silk tie od Emporio Armani

Emporio Armani

Silk tie

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Patterned tie od Giorgio Armani Patterned tie od Giorgio Armani

Giorgio Armani

Patterned tie

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Bow tie with logo od Gucci Bow tie with logo od Gucci

Gucci

Bow tie with logo

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Silk tie od Saint Laurent Silk tie od Saint Laurent PERMANENT COLLECTION

Saint Laurent

Silk tie

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Colour-block bow tie od Emporio Armani Colour-block bow tie od Emporio Armani

Emporio Armani

Colour-block bow tie

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Uni-coloured bow tie od Emporio Armani Uni-coloured bow tie od Emporio Armani

Emporio Armani

Uni-coloured bow tie

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Patterned tie od Salvatore Ferragamo Patterned tie od Salvatore Ferragamo PERMANENT COLLECTION

Salvatore Ferragamo

Patterned tie

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Silk tie od Givenchy Silk tie od Givenchy

Givenchy

Silk tie

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Silk tie od Givenchy Silk tie od Givenchy

Givenchy

Silk tie

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Silk bow tie od Givenchy Silk bow tie od Givenchy PERMANENT COLLECTION

Givenchy

Silk bow tie

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Logo pocket square od Moschino Logo pocket square od Moschino

Moschino

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Silk pocket square od Givenchy Silk pocket square od Givenchy PERMANENT COLLECTION

Givenchy

Silk pocket square

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Logo pocket square od Moschino Logo pocket square od Moschino

Moschino

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Silk pocket square with logo od Moschino Silk pocket square with logo od Moschino

Moschino

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Moschino

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Silk bow tie od Gucci Silk bow tie od Gucci PERMANENT COLLECTION

Gucci

Silk bow tie

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Silk tie od Emporio Armani Silk tie od Emporio Armani

Emporio Armani

Silk tie

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Silk tie with logo od Gucci Silk tie with logo od Gucci PERMANENT COLLECTION

Gucci

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Gucci

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It is time for bow ties again!

A comeback of fashion for bow ties

Bow ties are not at all a modern invention, as it might seem. Their history goes back to 17th century. It is said that the first ones to wear bow ties were Croatian merchants who inspired the French to introduce men`s bow ties into European salons.

At first, this element of menswear was of a bigger size than its contemporary version. Over the years, the size of bow ties started to shrink and at the end of 19th century it reached two forms: so called “bat” with low wings and straight finish line at both sides and, the much more popular “butterfly” with high wings and rounded ends. A bit later, a so called “diamond” with short ends on both sides was also popularized. The latter model is considered to be less formal and can be worn with more casual outfits.

Bow tie or fashionable tie? What was first?

Disputes over bow ties and elegant men’s ties (and which one was first) have been present for long. Unfortunately, it is impossible to determine for certain, which one came first. It is certain however, that both accessories inspire one another and are worn by men interchangeably.

How to wear a bow tie?

Of course, bow ties for men are usually matched with chic tuxedos and men's suits. They add seriousness and emphasize the style and elegance. Usually, combined with white shirts. Movie stars are also very fond of bow ties i.e.: Roger Moore as James Bond.

However, lately men boldly wear bow ties with less formal outfits. It turns out that this accessory perfectly fits such casual elements of clothing as a vest or a sweater. One must keep in mind that a V-neck sweater with a deeper cut will go best with a bow tie. Only then the bow tie is exposed, and the whole look is attractive.

Self-tie

Although, the market offers a pre-tied bow ties on a band they are considered inelegant and just tacky. Bow ties that are tied by hand are most valued.

Tying bow ties, just like knotting men’s designer ties, is an art, which is not always easy. It requires skills and experience, but it is something that can be learned.

On the web you can find a number of photos and instructional videos to help you tie the perfect bow.  It is very important! Fashion experts can tell an elegant man by the quality of the knot! So practice in front of the mirror at least several times. Be careful not to "tire" the material or it will look disheveled and unsightly.

Where to find the bow ties for men?

Bow ties are now very popular, so it is easy to find them in stores and on the Internet. Remember to pay attention to the quality of the material and finishing ornaments. Thus, choose bow ties from trusted locations such as Vitkac.com It offers a wide range of models, including knitted, printed, silk and classic bow ties. It is worth remembering to accessorize according to your personal preferences!